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Upcoming Webinar: Apply innovative e-comms surveillance while ensuring control, compliance and enhanced productivity

Date: 19 October 2022 Time: 10:00am ET / 3:00pm London / 4:00pm CET Duration: 50 minutes Remember the days when email was the predominant media for electronic communications within and among financial institutions? Fast forward to today, and email represents a declining fraction of these e-comms, many of which are hosted by modern collaborative platforms…

Compliance.ai Plans Market Growth and Expansion on Back of $6 Million Funding Round

Compliance.ai, a provider of regulatory change management solutions, has secured $6 million of funding, which it will use to promote market growth and expansion. At the same time, the company has brought in a new CEO, Asif Alam, who will replace Kayvan Alikhani, who will continue innovating Compliance.ai products as co-founder and chief product/strategy officer….

ION Releases Compliance SaaS to Target Tier 2 / 3 Buy Sides

ION Markets is targeting Tier 2 and Tier 3 asset management firms with its new Compliance SaaS solution, which helps firms comply with regulations globally as well as internal policies governing their investment activities on behalf of clients. The new platform uses Web technologies to offer SaaS and HTML 5 delivery of the former Sentinel…

Recorded Webinar: A practical guide to dual UK and EU regulatory reporting as the Temporary Permission Regime comes to a close

The Temporary Permission Regime (TPR) allowing capital markets participants in the European Economic Area (EEA) to continue to operate in the UK post Brexit will be withdrawn by the end of 2023, calling on firms that want to stay in the UK to gain full authorisation from the FCA and prepare to comply with both…

The Long and Winding Regulatory Road to MiCA

By Javier Hernani, Head Securities Services, SIX. As we witness a collapse in cryptocurrencies, it is clear nowhere is regulation needed more than in the burgeoning crypto-asset marketplace. Especially in the digital asset class with the largest market capitalisation (estimated to be in the region of $2.3 trillion) – cryptocurrencies. Dominated by the likes of…

How Can Firms Prepare for the CFTC Rewrite?

By Leo Labeis, CEO, REGnosys. The Commodity Futures Trading Commission’s (CFTC) rewrite of swaps reporting rules – known as the ‘CFTC Rewrite’ – is one of several upcoming changes to global trade reporting regimes. Earlier this year, it extended the deadline for financial institutions to comply from May 25, 2022, to December 5, 2022. The…

Vendor Strategy: Rimes Leverages Data Management Expertise to Take on ESG

Integrating ESG data into traditional data management systems may be akin to fitting the proverbial square peg into a round hole, but it’s a challenge that financial institutions are having to confront every day. There are established workarounds, but they rely on a confluence of expertise in ESG and regular financial data. And there’s the…

The Current State of Play in Transaction Reporting: Herding Cats in a Hurricane

Regulated firms trading in markets globally are bracing themselves for what’s been termed a ‘sea change’ in regulators’ approach to transaction reporting. Having introduced the requirement to provide detailed transaction reports to market through prescribed reporting vehicles over the past few years, some key regulators – including ESMA, CFTC and MAS – are reviewing their…

Recorded Webinar: Embracing cloud in your firm’s regulatory response

Regulatory compliance is a key function for financial institutions. It is also a huge burden in terms of time, data management, systems resources, manual intervention, and reporting. As financial firms progress digital transformation programmes, is it time to move regulatory reporting to the cloud with a view to improved efficiency, reduced costs and better business…

ACA Completes Foreside Merger to Form One of Largest GRC Platforms

GRC platform operator ACA Group has completed its merger with Foreside Financial Group, creating one of the world’s most extensive governance, risk and compliance offerings. The merger combines ACA’s regulatory compliance, cybersecurity, ESG and performance capabilities with Foreside’s distribution and broker-dealer capabilities to create a one-stop shop for investment firms. ACA’s business model involves supplementing its…