Regulatory Standards

Accuity provides greater clarity on KYC risks

Accuity, the global financial crime compliance, payments and KYC solutions provider, announces the launch of Bankers Almanac Sanctions View. The new proposition allows financial institutions to gain a comprehensive and holistic view of their financial counterparties – including their ownership data together with any sanctions risk – to help them perform their KYC due diligence faster and easier. Read more »

Accuity unveils screening technology for transparent, traceable and auditable financial crime compliance

Accuity, the global financial crime compliance, payments and KYC solutions provider, today announced the launch of its latest generation of transaction screening technology designed to help clients automate and gain an end-to-end view of their financial crime compliance screening so that they can demonstrate their compliance policy in action to regulators.  Read more »

IHS Markit and MSCI to Provide Regulation-Ready Liquidity Risk Management Solution

IHS Markit, a world leader in critical information, analytics and solutions, today announced an alliance with MSCI (NYSE: MSCI) to help asset managers implement liquidity risk management programs and comply with SEC Rule 22e-4. Available next month, the multi-asset class solution integrates fixed income market and liquidity data from IHS Markit with MSCI LiquidityMetrics analytics. Read more »

GLEIF Answers Financial Industry Calls to Enable Faster, Customized and Automated Access to the Legal Entity Identifier Data Pool

Basel – The Global Legal Entity Identifier Foundation (GLEIF), the body responsible for ensuring the operational integrity of the Global Legal Entity Identifier (LEI) System, today launched its LEI ‘Look-up’ application programming interface (API). It provides developers with the opportunity to directly access the complete LEI data pool in real time and to perform on-demand checks for changes to specific LEI records in a convenient, easy-to-read... more Read more »

Corlytics Develops FCA’s Intelligent Handbook

Corlytics, the global leader in regulatory risk intelligence, has helped develop the world’s first intelligent regulatory handbook for the UK’s Financial Conduct Authority. Read more »

AxiomSL Wins Reporting Product of the Year for Credit Agricole Singapore MAS 610 and 649 Reporting

 AxiomSL, the global leader in regulatory reporting, data and risk management solutions, has been named as “Reporting Product of the Year” at the Asia Capital Markets Awards 2017. The awards ceremony was jointly hosted by Futures & Options World (FOW) and Global Investor Group in Singapore on Thursday, 21 September. AxiomSL was recognised for its involvement in regulatory reporting to the Monetary Authority of Singapore mandates 610 and 649... more Read more »

Governor Software Partner with Neo4j

Governor Software Ltd, today announced its partnership with Neo4j, the #1 Graph Platform. The partnership will see Neo4j provide its proven enterprise graph database to Governor’s regulatory oversight proposition which supports financial institutions communicate obligations, understand risk status and prove compliance.  Read more »

EquiLend and Trax to Launch Interoperable Front-to-Back SFTR Offering

EquiLend and Trax are collaborating on a full front-to-back Securities Financing Transactions Regulation (SFTR) solution to support mutual clients in their SFTR reporting requirements. EquiLend’s expertise in the securities finance industry combined with Trax’s regulatory reporting and repo trade confirmation heritage will result in a comprehensive service covering all SFTR-eligible asset classes. Read more »

FCA approves NEX Regulatory Reporting as an APA

NEX Regulatory Reporting, a NEX Group business which provides regulatory reporting services across global regulatory regimes, announces today that Abide Financial has received approval from the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) as an Approved Publication Arrangement (APA), with effect from 3 January 2018. The authorisation will allow NEX Regulatory Reporting to provide enhanced MiFID II services. Read more »


The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) today took action against two American Express banking subsidiaries for discriminating against consumers in Puerto Rico, the U.S. Virgin Islands, and other U.S. territories by providing them with credit and charge card terms that were inferior to those available in the 50 states. American Express also discriminated against certain consumers with Spanish-language preferences. Read more »

SIX Financial Information Launches Tax and Regulatory Data Service for Belgian Stock Exchange Tax (TOB)

SIX Financial Information has launched a new tax and regulatory data service, enabling international banks to automatically allocate tax rates for securities subject to the Belgian TOB. The new service is commercially available now on a global basis. As part of the Belgian TOB, there is a new requirement for the tax on any transactions carried out by Belgian taxpayers through foreign banks to be reported to the authorities in Belgium. This means... more Read more »

Australian Authorities Propose Loosening Restrictions on New Entrants to Boost Competition

The Australian Prudential Regulation Authority (APRA) has today released a discussion paper on proposed revisions to the licensing framework for authorised deposit-taking institutions (ADIs).  APRA is consulting on proposals to introduce a phased approach to authorisation, designed to make it easier for applicants to navigate the ADI licensing process. Read more »

AxiomSL Recognised as Category Leader by Chartis Research for MiFID II Reporting Solutions

AxiomSL, the leading global provider of regulatory reporting, risk and data management solutions, today announced that Chartis Research, a leading provider of research and analysis on the global market for risk technology, has named the company a 2017 Category Leader for its MiFID II Reporting Solutions. Concurrently, AxiomSL announced that its MiFID II solution is available worldwide. "AxiomSL's MiFID II reporting solution is a Category Leader... more Read more »

BNG Bank Selects BearingPoint for RegTech

Management and technology consultancy BearingPoint, which ranks among the leading providers of regulatory and risk technology (RegTech/RiskTech), announced that BNG Bank has selected its flagship product ABACUS/Transactions as a Regulatory-as-a-Service (RaaS) solution to fulfill several types of transaction-based reporting obligations without needing to have multiple data deliveries. Read more »

Deutsche Börse Regulatory Reporting Hub partners with RegTek.Solutions and Risk Focus for MiFID II

The Regulatory Reporting Hub of Deutsche Börse Group has launched a partnership with Risk Focusand its software subsidiary,  Read more »


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