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Upcoming Webinar: The Transformation of Buy-Side Market Surveillance

Date: 7 July 2020 Time: 10:00am ET / 3:00pm London / 4:00pm CET Asset managers, hedge funds, insurance firms, and other buy-side firms globally are becoming more active in their approach to market surveillance, as regulatory pressure to up their game mounts. Buy-side firms are now building out their surveillance infrastructure as they seek to…

Upcoming Webinar: Financial Services Infrastructure in the Post-Covid Environment

Date: 16 June 2020 Time: 10:00am ET / 3:00pm London / 4:00pm CET The Covid-19 pandemic has shaken financial institutions’ working practices to the core. Trading volumes have exploded, with some venues recording more than 10X the usual volume of transactions. Volatility has raged, with the benchmark VIX index testing new highs. And nor are…

Shield Expands Surveillance Platform with Advanced Workflow Functionality

Israeli RegTech provider Shield has launched a new Advanced Workflow function as part of its wider eComms Surveillance platform, with the goal of helping financial firms to build their own workflows and business processes within the application, ensuring compliance investigations meet the requirements of the business, and enabling different teams to be managed from one…

COVID-19: Regulator Round-up (5 May)

In these days of unprecedented economic pressure and accompanying financial volatility, regulators around the world are realigning their priorities and rapidly shifting their strategies to support institutions through the ongoing crisis. In this regular weekly feature, we keep you up to date on the latest regulatory news, responses and approaches – from deadline delays to…

COVID-19: Regulator Round-up (28 April)

In these days of unprecedented economic pressure and accompanying financial volatility, regulators around the world are realigning their priorities and rapidly shifting their strategies to support institutions through the ongoing crisis. In this regular weekly feature, we keep you up to date on the latest regulatory news, responses and approaches – from deadline delays to…

COVID-19: Regulator Round-up (20 April)

In these days of unprecedented economic pressure and accompanying financial volatility, regulators around the world are realigning their priorities and rapidly shifting their strategies to support institutions through the ongoing crisis. In this regular weekly feature, we keep you up to date on the latest regulatory news, responses and approaches – from deadline delays to…

Consultants Greenbirch Aims to Guide Firms on Cloud Strategy

With the coronavirus pandemic having firmly fixed cloud on the agenda of trading technologists across the board, a group of London market consultants has launched Greenbirch, which is offering financial institutions guidance on their cloud strategies. According to Alex Wolcough, the former Appbroker consultant behind the Greenbirch initiative, the company plans to help financial firms…

COVID-19: Regulator Round-up (14 April)

In these days of unprecedented economic pressure and accompanying financial volatility, regulators around the world are realigning their priorities and rapidly shifting their strategies to support institutions through the ongoing crisis. In this regular weekly feature, we keep you up to date on the latest regulatory news, responses and approaches – from deadline delays to…

DRW Adopts OpenGamma’s Analytics

DRW, a major global principal trading firm, will use OpenGamma’s analytics in its treasury function to manage derivatives margin. DRW chose the software-as-a-service (SaaS) solution as it seeks to expand its treasury capabilities in response to regulations such as Uncleared Margin Rules (UMR). The regulations require any trading strategy that uses leverage to optimize and…

Creator of SOTERIA Branches Out with New Agnostic Audio Assurance Offering, as Regulatory Focus Sharpens

Insightful Technology, the RegTech specialist most recently known for creating Communication compliance and surveillance SaaS solution, SOTERIA, has spread its wings today with the launch of the first agnostic stand-alone product outside of the core offering. Audio Assure, a solution that enables automated and accurate audio testing, as well as the monitoring of line operations…