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Russell Investments Selects ACA’s ARRMA Service to Improve Regulatory Reporting

Russell Investments has selected ACA Group’s Regulatory Reporting Monitoring and Assurance (ARRMA) service to manage its transaction reporting arrangements. The deal covers EMIR reporting and adds to ACA’s provision of MiFIR assurance reviews for Russell Investments since May 2021. The service combines technology and consulting, and will help the investment firm identify and remediate transaction...


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Buy to Build: How Providers Help Make Unique Trade Surveillance Systems Possible

By Ollie Cadman, Chief Product Officer, Eventus. “Buy versus Build” was a dilemma that financial institutions traditionally faced when working to create modern surveillance systems or other key elements in the risk technology stack. What groups were trying to figure out was whether purchasing products and services was more cost-effective and future-proofed than building a...

AFME Makes Recommendations for Open Finance Framework

The Association for Financial Markets in Europe (AFME) has underlined the importance of a level playing field for responsible data sharing and made recommendations for an Open Finance Framework ahead of the publication of the European Commission’s framework for data access in financial services that is due to be published in coming months. EFMA shares...

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...

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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…

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RegTech Summit London

Now in its 6th year, the RegTech Summit in London will bring together the RegTech ecosystem to explore how the European capital markets financial industry can leverage technology to drive innovation, cut costs and support regulatory change.

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Regulatory Data Handbook 2022/2023 – Tenth Edition

Welcome to the tenth edition of A-Team Group’s Regulatory Data Handbook, a publication that has tracked new regulations, amendments, implementation and data management requirements as regulatory change has impacted global capital markets participants over the past 10 years. This edition of the handbook includes new regulations and highlights some of the major regulatory interventions challenging…

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A Cross-Product Approach to Market Surveillance

As perpetrators of financial crime become more sophisticated, regulators worldwide are focusing more of their efforts on cross-product and cross-market manipulation, as evidenced by a growing number of high-profile prosecutions. Led by the UK’s FSA and the EU’s ESMA, regulators in key global markets are targeting sophisticated operators, whose cross-product activities typically involve  are able...

Next-Generation Network and Vendor Management: mitigating operational risk in relationship networks

The complex network of relationships that financial institutions have built with multiple partners has created a huge operational burden, resulting in significant operational risk as well as financial and compliance risk. Dating back decades, many of these relationships are now managed as a separate business function, costing organisations millions of dollars. Add in regulatory obligations,...

Practical Data Strategies for meeting ESG Obligations in Financial Services

The ESG investing landscape is poised to become more defined, as competing definitions, standards and regulatory initiatives start to converge. The impact of ESG will be felt far and wide across the financial services community, which will face practical challenges in developing and implementing an ESG strategy that is both effective and avoids box-ticking –...

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Recorded Webinar: Preparing For Primetime – How to Benefit from the Global LEI

This webinar has passed, but you can view the recording here. Much has been made of the initiative to create a global standard legal entity identifier (LEI). Its backers have taken great pains to explain how the new identifier will improve transparency and contribute to the ongoing regulatory war against systemic risk. After months of...

Recorded Webinar: Practical Applications of the Global LEI – Client On-Boarding and Beyond

This webinar has passed, but you can view the recording here. With the March ‘launch’ of the global legal entity identifier (LEI), the marketplace now officially has a standard it can use for managing entity data. Post-Credit Crunch, the lack of such a standard has forced firms to embark on their own initiatives to create...

Recorded Webinar: FATCA – The time to act is now

This webinar has passed, but you can view the recording here. The US Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act – aka FATCA – raised eyebrows when its final regulations requiring foreign financial institutions (FFIs) to report US accounts to US tax authorities were published last year, but with the exception of a few modifications the legislation...

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RegTech Insight Awards Europe

Congratulations to the winners of A-Team Group’s second annual RegTech Insight Awards – Europe 2022. These awards recognise both established solution providers and innovative newcomers, seeking to herald and highlight RegTech solutions that throughout the year have successfully improved firms’ ability to effectively respond to the evolving and ever more complex regulatory requirements across the global financial services industry.

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