Regulatory Standards

Kurtosys - Predictions for 2018

The rise of regtech"2018 is set to be a bumper year in terms of regulations. MiFID II comes into force in January, while GDPR is set to shake up the way all companies store and use customer data from May. Compliance with these new regulations is essential for asset managers but it’s a costly and complex business. Fortunately, the growth of ‘regtech’ startups - which specialise in providing compliant technology solutions for finserv companies -... more Read more »

Governor Software Successfully Completes Industry TechSprint

Governor Software Ltd has successfully completed the Financial Conduct Authority and Bank of England convened TechSprint. The event was designed to tackle the increasing challenges that financial institutions face in implementing their regulatory and compliance obligations - specifically exploring the potential for model-driven machine-readable regulation. Read more »

RegDelta Supports Redefinition of Reporting for Regulators

Over the last two weeks JWG, the trusted industry expert in regulatory intelligence, has been participating in a reporting TechSprint organised be the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) and Bank of England (BoE). The successful Sprint was set up to explore the potential for model-driven, machine executable regulation with participants ranging from large investment banks through to specialist RegTech providers, such as JWG. Read more »

Broadridge Report Calls for Clear ‘Market Standard’ on Shareholder Rights Directive and Increased Industry Engagement

Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc.  (NYSE:BR), the global leader in investor communications for banks, mutual funds and public companies, has partnered with Aite Group to publish a new report on the updated Shareholder Rights Directive, a European regulatory initiative designed to encourage shareholder engagement in listed companies in Europe and improve the transparency of related processes including proxy voting. Read more »

AxiomSL Partners with GridCon for a Seamless Transition of Data Over to AxiomSL’s Regulatory Platform

AxiomSL, the leading provider of regulatory reporting and risk management solutions, today announces the strategic partnership with German technical and regulatory support provider GridCon to leverage its German reporting know-how and extensive knowledge on data models for risk free data migration and address the new client data transition demand in the market. Read more »

JWG to Help Upgrade Regulatory Reporting

JWG, the trusted industry expert in regulatory intelligence, today announced that it will be joining this Autumn’s reporting TechSprint convened by the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) and Bank of England (BoE) which will explore the potential for model-driven, machine executable regulation.  Read more »

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 »

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