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Surveillance Platform Operator Shield Raises $15 Million to Fund Sales Expansion

Tel Aviv-based surveillance system provider Shield has raised $15 million to expand its global sales teams and expand its capabilities. The series A funding round was led by Macquarie Capital and OurCrowd. Founded in 2018, Shield uses artificial intelligence (AI) and natural programming language (NPL) to identify market abuse and conduct issues. Its platform monitors...


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Surveillance Platform Operator Shield Raises $15 Million to Fund Sales Expansion

Tel Aviv-based surveillance system provider Shield has raised $15 million to expand its global sales teams and expand its capabilities. The series A funding round was led by Macquarie Capital and OurCrowd. Founded in 2018, Shield uses artificial intelligence (AI) and natural programming language (NPL) to identify market abuse and conduct issues. Its platform monitors...

EU Asserts ‘Strategic Autonomy’ in Post-Brexit Regulatory Landscape

With Brexit now ‘done’, the EU is taking stock of its regulatory environment as it settles down to life without the UK and its all-important financial capital London. The EU will spend 2022 setting out its regulatory stall as the UK seeks to differentiate itself from its former stablemates. What’s emerging is a multi-pronged regulatory...

IFPR – The UK’s New Prudential Regime: Is Your Firm Ready?

By Murray Campbell, CASS Business Consultant, AutoRek. The Investment Firm Prudential Regime (IFPR) comes into effect in the UK on January 1, 2022, and will overhaul the prudential regulations that are currently applicable to MiFID investment firms. This will bring significant changes to the way investment firms assess their capital adequacy and monitor associated risks....

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Upcoming Webinar: The future of KYC and AML: How to tackle the challenges and gain the opportunities of perpetual KYC

Date: 24 March 2022 Time: 11:00am ET / 3:00pm London / 4:00pm CET Duration: 50 minutes Perpetual Know Your Customer (or pKYC) could be a game changer for client onboarding, due diligence and financial crime compliance. Moving on from today’s reactive approach that conducts client KYC processes at onboarding and typically at one, three and…

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RegTech Summit APAC

Now in its 2nd year, the RegTech Summit APAC will bring together the regtech ecosystem to explore how capital markets in the APAC region can leverage technology to drive innovation, cut costs and support regulatory change. With more opportunities than ever before for RegTech to add value, now is the time to invest for the future. Join us to hear from leading RegTech practitioners and innovators who will share insights into how they are tackling the challenges of adopting and implementing regtech and how to advance your RegTech strategy.

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Regulatory Data Handbook 2021/2022 – Ninth Edition

Welcome to the ninth edition of A-Team Group’s Regulatory Data Handbook, a publication dedicated to helping you gain a full understanding of regulations related to your organisation from the details of requirements to best practice implementation. This edition of the handbook includes a focus on regulations being rolled out to bring order and standardisation to…

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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 –...

Data integrity: Your key to confidence in a complex regulatory environment

Despite the recent challenges of the Covid pandemic, regulators have made it clear that they will not accept reporting errors, particularly those that are related to data. Enforcement is more stringent, scrutiny is more in-depth, and the pressure is on to ensure – and demonstrate – that the data underpinning your reporting and activities is...

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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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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.

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RegTech Insight Awards Europe

The call for entry/nomination phase in the annual RegTech Insight Awards Europe is now CLOSED!. 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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