Editor’s pick

Taming the Regulatory Beast with Advanced Data Integration Techniques

The last decade has seen the emergence of an increasingly complex regulatory environment – one that demands an unprecedented level of data access and integration, for which, it seems, the both the industry and its regulators remain surprisingly under-prepared. A recent white paper from JWG and MarkLogic entitled ‘Ready for Digital Regulation?’ predicts that there...


Top Blogs

Evidology Systems Breaks the Mould with New Argument-Based Compliance Approach

Rupert Brown, CTO of Evidology Systems, thinks that the industry is in trouble. With a lack of inspiration and a mountain of documentation, financial services firms are failing to handle their evolving regulatory requirements in an efficient manner – and compliance checks form a crucial part of that transition. “We stopped innovating in 2008,” he...

Speeding up the Onboarding Experience, FactSet-Style

This week’s RegTech Summit in New York welcomes an array of leading-edge innovators to discuss the biggest issues, challenges, innovations, and opportunities in the RegTech industry today. One of these is the tricky question of how to digitise the customer experience with KYC and AML technology, and joining us to discuss the issue is Ali...

SEC Extends MiFID II Exemption Once Again, FCA Approves for UK Dealings Post-Brexit

The US Securities and Exchange Commission has once again extended its October 26, 2017 no-action letter allowing US banks to sell research directly to European fund managers under MiFID II without registering as investment advisors. Set to expire on July 3, 2020, the letter has been extended for a further three years to July 3,...



Latest briefs

Latest people

Featured

FEATURED WEBINAR

Upcoming Webinar: Digital Investor Onboarding and Transformation for Asset Servicers and their partners

Date: 6 February 2020 Time: 10:00am ET / 3:00pm London / 4:00pm CET Transfer agents, fund administrators & custodians are endeavouring to deliver a better Investor Experience (IX) for their clients, seeking to differentiate their offerings and to truly deliver value adding services across the entire investor lifecycle. The race is on to stand out…

FEATURED EVENT
FEATURED GUIDE

Regulatory Data Handbook 2019/2020 – Seventh Edition

Welcome to A-Team Group’s best read handbook, the Regulatory Data Handbook, which is now in its seventh edition and continues to grow in terms of the number of regulations covered, the detail of each regulation and the impact that all the rules and regulations will have on data and data management at your institution. This…

Download

Top White Papers

Addressing the Reference Data Challenges of SFTR

The EU’s Securities Financing Transactions Regulation (SFTR), which comes into effect in April 2020, is a data-heavy transaction reporting regulation along the lines of MiFIR and EMIR, but has a significant reference data element as well. The regulation is extensive, with some 150 data fields in its mandatory regulatory reports, a dozen of which will...

Trade Surveillance and Mobile Recording in the Era of Data Privacy

The EU’s MiFID II and other regulations globally have placed greater emphasis than ever on market surveillance, recording of trading communications and records-retention processes in an attempt to stamp out market abuse and boost investor confidence and protections. At the same time, the public’s attitude toward data privacy has hardened, most visibly through new regulations...

Solving the KYC & AML Challenge for Cryptocurrencies, Tokens & ICOs

The cryptocurrency market is at an inflection point. It has gained substantial momentum from early investors (private & retail), day traders and prop shops but it has so far failed to get substantive engagement from wider institutional players. The crypto marketplace today is a mix of exchange and OTC-traded activity with little of the market...

Events and webinars

Breakfast Briefing: Meeting the Data Requirements of FRTB London

The Fundamental Review of the Trading Book (FRTB) Breakfast Briefing, will examine how the capital markets industry is approaching FRTB data management and will look at the implications for the ways that firms source, manage and store data for FRTB compliance.

Find out more

Upcoming Webinar: Digital Investor Onboarding and Transformation for Asset Servicers and their partners

Date: 6 February 2020 Time: 10:00am ET / 3:00pm London / 4:00pm CET Transfer agents, fund administrators & custodians are endeavouring to deliver a better Investor Experience (IX) for their clients, seeking to differentiate their offerings and to truly deliver value adding services across the entire investor lifecycle. The race is on to stand out...

Top Knowledge Hub picks

MiFID II

Markets in Financial Instruments Directive II (MiFID II) builds on the original MiFID of 2007 to improve the competitiveness of European markets by creating a single market for investment services and activities, and ensuring protection for investors in financial instruments. Read everything you need to know and get access to all related content.

Regulatory Reporting

Regulatory reporting comprises the submission of raw or formatted data as required by regulators to evaluate and track the financial and operational status of financial institutions and their compliance with required regulatory provisions. Find out all about it in our Knowledge Hub.

Market Abuse Regulation (MAR)

The Market Abuse Regulation (MAR) provides an EU-wide regulatory framework on market abuse, including measures to enhance the attractiveness of securities markets for capital-raising through the prohibition of practices such as insider dealing, unlawful disclosure of inside information and market manipulation. Find out more and access all our key resources here.

Awards

RegTech Insight Awards

The RegTech Insight Awards recognise the best of the best in the RegTech industry. Find out how to vote, enter or see the past winners.

Upcoming events

Upcoming webinars

Guides

  • Regulatory Data Handbook 2019/2020 – Seventh Edition

    Download

  • Entity Data Management Handbook – Fifth Edition

    Download

Most read

Most commented on

Tweets