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n-Tier – Bringing Order to Regulatory Data Chaos

Navigating the complex world of regulatory data management is no easy task. But the challenges posed by the need to meet the concurrent demands of many new regulations and updates to existing ones should come as no surprise. Certainly, the regulators’ stance is clear: Firms are expected to comply; no excuses. According to Peter Gargone,...


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Regulatory Reporting: Best Practices in 2024 and Beyond

Regulatory reporting can often feel like an endless and expensive grind. Achieving reporting excellence demands robust data governance, seamless automated data collection, standardized reporting formats, a centralized system, and a proactive approach to regulatory changes. While these requirements are well-understood, they are hard to implement. But emerging AI-powered solutions are beginning to show efficiency gains...

Generative AI Poised for Leading Role as Regulatory Data Burden Grows

Amidst the hype around Generative AI (GenAI) and Large Language Models (LLMs), practitioners are beginning to realise that these emerging technologies can make a positive impact on the collection and validation of regulatory data. The categories and scope of regulatory data requirements have expanded considerably in response to rapid market developments and growing regulatory scrutiny....

Financial Firms Reliant on Management by Policy for Comms Compliance, Survey Finds

Management by policy – specifically bans on communications channels, particularly WhatsApp – remains the most the most common approach among financial institutions to ensuring secure, compliant communications, according to a survey from archiving specialist Global Relay. Although the figure dropped by 15% from a year, 43% of survey respondents said bans were their preferred solution....

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Upcoming Webinar: Practical considerations for regulatory change management

Date: 18 September 2024 Time: 10:00am ET / 3:00pm London / 4:00pm CET Duration: 50 minutes Regulatory change management has become a norm across financial markets but a challenge for financial institutions that must monitor, manage and adapt to ensure compliance with both minor and major adjustments to obligations. This year is particularly troublesome, with…

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AI in Capital Markets Summit London

The AI in Capital Markets Summit will explore current and emerging trends in AI, the potential of Generative AI and LLMs and how AI can be applied for efficiencies and business value across a number of use cases, in the front and back office of financial institutions. The agenda will explore the risks and challenges of adopting AI and the foundational technologies and data management capabilities that underpin successful deployment.

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Regulatory Data Handbook 2023 – Eleventh Edition

Welcome to the eleventh edition of A-Team Group’s Regulatory Data Handbook, a popular publication that covers new regulations in capital markets, tracks regulatory change, and provides advice on the data, data management and implementation requirements of more than 30 regulations across UK, European, US and Asia-Pacific capital markets. This edition of the handbook includes new…

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Getting Control of Access to Key Market Services

Use of single dealer portals that allow banks to trade assets on behalf of their clients is growing rapidly, particularly among firms in the fixed income and foreign exchange markets in particular. But while trading portals offer great benefits in terms of broader market reach and enhanced client functionality, they bring risks too. Firms are...

How to Build an Efficient Enterprise ESG Data Strategy in Banking with Cloud and Machine Learning

ESG investing is now integral to financial institutions’ activities, motivated by client demands for sustainable investment options, regulatory obligations and a growing cultural shift towards ensuring that capital is allocated in order to do better for the planet and the people on it. Data is the magic dust that is enabling the translation of that...

Best Practice Approaches to Cross-Product 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...

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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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A-Team Innovation Awards

Congratulations to the winners of the 4th annual A-Team Innovation Awards 2024. These awards celebrate successful projects within financial institutions (both with vendor support and without) across the financial enterprise.

 

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  • Regulatory Data Handbook 2023 – Eleventh Edition

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