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Upcoming Webinar: Cross-Regulation Data Consistency and Accuracy

Date: 1 November 2022 Time: 10:00am ET / 3:00pm London / 4:00pm CET Duration: 50 minutes Regulatory reporting obligations continue to expand, bringing with them more overlaps of data elements across reporting regimes. As many firms struggle with the accuracy and completeness of individual reporting obligations, regulators have increasingly begun to focus on cross-regulation data…

Upcoming Webinar: Meeting the challenges of regulatory change

Date: 6 October 2022 Time: 10:00am ET / 3:00pm London / 4:00pm CET Duration: 50 minutes Regulatory change is constant, complex and challenging, calling on financial institutions to attend to details of change whether relatively minor or large scale. Recent regulatory changes include MiFID II post-trade transparency requirements, including ESMA’s increase in data continuity checks that…

It’s Time to Embrace Risk Profiling for Regulatory Compliance

By Richard Pike, Managing Director, KYR Solutions, MyComplianceOffice. Regulations, frameworks, policies and controls define the day-to-day of Chief Compliance Officers (CCO) and their teams in what can best be described as a world of monitoring spaghetti. At the same time, the teams also need to ensure they are keeping senior executives and the front office…

Recorded Webinar: Perpetual KYC: compliance as the source of better business

Perpetual KYC (pKYC) opens the door for financial institutions and corporations to improve customer onboarding & monitoring processes, reduce operational costs, ensure regulatory compliance, and better understand risk exposures in real time. Unlike traditional or periodic KYC, pKYC continually reviews and updates client data in near real-time providing ongoing data accuracy and accurate risk management….

A-Team Group-Partnered Publication Looks into the FinTech Crystal Ball

Charting the digitalisation of the financial industry is the beating heart of what we do at A-Team Group. And we are delighted and proud to have had the opportunity to take our messaging further, for the first time co-producing a special supplement on the Future of Finance in a major British national newspaper. The “Future…

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….

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…

Russia Sanctions Pose Challenges for Regulated Entities

By Martin Cheek, Managing Director, SmartSearch As fears of renewed Russian offensives put Vladimir Putin’s invasion of Ukraine back on the news agenda, the sanctions against Putin and Russia which followed the war have never gone away. Before the invasion, Russia was already subject to about 2,700 sanctions. Within two weeks of the attack, that…

Natural Language Processing, the Shift from Surveilling Traders to Supporting Them

By Oliver Rooney, VoxSmart. Natural Language Processing (NLP), although not a new concept, is increasingly being discussed within Financial Markets. Despite its tenure in everyday services such as chat boxes, Alexa and Hey Google amongst others, the way in which it is being utilised in financial markets is changing for the better with firms set…

Leveraging NLP for Regulatory Compliance

Natural language processing (NLP) is being used to accelerate every step of the compliance journey, from identifying relevant regulatory updates to understanding their content to mapping the changes onto internal infrastructure, according to panellists on a recent A-Team Group webinar, ‘Leveraging NLP for regulatory compliance’. Key takeaways included: Many firms have yet to recognise the…