Regulatory Standards

EBA Publishes Guidelines on Professional Indemnity Insurance Under PSD2

The European Banking Authority (EBA) published today its final Guidelines under the revised Payment Services Directive (PSD2), on the criteria on how to stipulate the minimum monetary amount of the professional indemnity insurance (PII) or other comparable guarantee for payment initiation services (PIS) and account information services (AIS).  Read more »

90% of Buy-Side Firms Are at Risk of Non-Compliance By MiFID II Deadline

JWG, trusted industry experts in regulatory change management, today announced the results of a recent survey focused on the buy side and its readiness for the incoming Markets in Financial Instruments Directive (MiFID II), effective from January 3, 2018.  Read more »

IHS Markit and Deloitte to Address MiFID II Compliance for Outreach and Repapering

IHS Markit, a world leader in critical information, analytics and solutions, today announced a strategic alliance with Deloitte to address MiFID II regulatory challenges. This combined offering leverages IHS Markit’s Outreach360 solution and Deloitte’s regulatory business advisory expertise via a managed service. Read more »

HCL Reveals GDPR Services to Enable Organizations Comply with EU Data Protection Regulation

HCL Technologies (HCL), a leading global IT services provider, announces the launch of General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) services to help organizations comply with EU GDPR regulation. The new GDPR Regulation which is mandated to be adopted by May 2018, extends the data rights of individuals and requires organizations to develop clear policies and procedures to protect personal data and adopt appropriate technical and organizational... more Read more »

NEX Regulatory Reporting to Utilise Duco Cube for MiFID II Reconciliation Solution

NEX Regulatory Reporting, a NEX Group business which provides regulatory reporting services across worldwide regulatory regimes, and Duco, the global provider of self-service data normalisation and reconciliation services, today announce that NEX Regulatory Reporting is to use Duco’s technology to provide MiFID II reconciliation to their clients. Read more »

NEX to Deploy Duco for Client-side MiFID II Reconciliation Reporting

NEX Regulatory Reporting, a NEX Group business which provides regulatory reporting services across worldwide regulatory regimes, and Duco, the global provider of self-service data normalisation and reconciliation services, today announce that NEX Regulatory Reporting is to use Duco’s technology to provide MiFID II reconciliation to their clients. Read more »

Kyckr Signs US Distribution Deal with Mizen Group

Kyckr Limited, a regulatory technology company, is pleased to announce it has a signed a binding agreement with The Mizen Group LLC (Mizen) to distribute Kyckr’s products and services to its US and European focused clients.  The agreement signifies Kyckr’s expansion into the large and lucrative US market, leveraging Mizen’s established reputation, customers and prospects. Mizen are focused on the New York district where many international banks... more Read more »

Pegasystems and Music Icon Sheryl Crow to raise funds for Stand Up To Cancer (SU2C)

Pegasystems Inc. (NASDAQ: PEGA), the software company empowering customer engagement at the world’s leading enterprises, today announced an initiative to raise funds for Stand Up To Cancer (SU2C), a program of the Entertainment Industry Foundation, a 501(c)(3) charitable organization, dedicated to accelerating the pace of groundbreaking cancer research to get new therapies and treatments Read more »

European Trading Houses Are Challeged with Regulatory Burden

Regulation is overwhelmingly the biggest hurdle traders face, according to a major survey of equity, bond and other product traders in the UK and Europe conducted by SIX Swiss Exchange.  An overwhelming 65% of respondents believed increasing regulation, such as MiFID II and FinfraG, would have the biggest impact on their business. Read more »

IHS Markit Reveals MiFID II Solution for Regulatory Outreach and Repapering

IHS Markit, a world leader in critical information, analytics and solutions, today announced the launch of its Outreach360 platform available on Counterparty Manager. Outreach360 is designed to address specific MiFID II regulatory rules including the need to manage and share documentation as well as address regulatory outreach and repapering between counterparties. The platform also supports outreach for KYC (Know Your Customer), tax and global... more Read more »

RegTech Experts Share Key Insights at a Recent Broadridge Event for Asset Managers

Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc. recently hosted a RegTech event focused on helping firms navigate the evolving and complex regulatory landscape. The panel featured Buy-side expertise around Regulatory Reporting, Data Governance, and the Lifecycle of Investment Operations. Key learnings discussed as firms begin to develop a RegTech Operations model include: leveraging clean data, understanding the enterprise data topography, and acceptance... more Read more »

Axia: Advisory service capabilities enhanced, MiFID II-ready

Profile Software, an international financial solutions provider, today announced the enrichment of Axia, its leading web-based platform for wealth management across all service lines, with new advisory service capabilities in light of the forthcoming MiFID II regulation. Read more »

Wolters Kluwer Hires Finance & Risk Market Manager for APAC Business

Wolters Kluwer’s Finance, Risk & Reporting business has hired Sarfaraz Ahmed as Market Manager, Finance and Risk, for its growing Asia Pacific (APAC) business. Read more »

60 financial services companies have signed manifesto lobbying for changes to PSD2

Today, PPRO Group announced that the company is one of the 60 companies and associations operating on EU or global level in the financial and payments industry that have signed a manifesto to lobby the EU in regards to making changes to the current draft of the RTS of the PSD2. Read more »

APRA’s Economic and Financial Statistics Form Review: Shoring Up Data Quality to Meet New Regulatory Demands

Examining IT infrastructure capabilities and reconciling data will be key for meeting the new EFS requirements from the Australian regulator, according to Douglas Cheung, Regulatory Product Manager for Wolters Kluwer’s Finance, Risk & Reporting business in Asia Pacific. Read more »

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