Regulatory Standards

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 »

Financial Conduct Authority Reveals First Set of Data Under New Complaints Rules

The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has published data on the number of complaints reported by firms under new rules which came into force on 30 June 2016. The total number of complaints reported by firms in the second half of 2016 was 3.04 million. This number is higher than previous reporting periods because under the FCA’s new rules all complaints are now captured in the data. The data reflect the fact that under the new rules, financial... more Read more »

Bloomberg and Bats Europe Partner for MiFID II Reporting

Today Bloomberg and Bats Europe have reported they plan to provide Bloomberg customers with the ability to use their respective Approved Publication Arrangements (APA)[1] to fulfil MiFID II transparency reporting requirements. Under MiFID II, market participants are facing a steep increase of reporting tasks they need to manage, for firm quotes as well as executed transactions, across a wide range of asset classes and within very short... more Read more »

Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Issues Proposal To Clarify Mortgage Data Rule

Today the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) proposed to facilitate compliance with the 2015 updates to the Home Mortgage Disclosure Act (HMDA) rule. The changes proposed today would help financial institutions comply with the 2015 HMDA Final Rule by clarifying the information they are required to collect and report about their mortgage lending.  Read more »

4finance Group Selects FICO TONBELLER Cloud Solution to Ensure Compliance with New Anti-Money Laundering Requirements

Today Silicon Valley analytic software firm FICO reported that consumer online lender 4finance Group deploys the FICO TONBELLER Siron Anti-Financial Crime Solutions to ensure anti-money laundering regulatory compliance across its global network. Read more »

Diebold Nixdorf Ready To Support Windows 10

Today Diebold Nixdorf, a global leader in driving connected commerce, revealed that its first automated teller machine (ATM) manufacturer ready to support the Microsoft Windows 10 operating system.  The move to the latest operating system and application platform is an opportunity for financial institutions to benefit from greater security against modern cyber threats, meet regulatory compliance standards, and enhance the consumer experience... more Read more »

GLEF Introduces "Registartion Agent" to Help Clients to Access the Network of Legal Entity Identifier Issuing Organizations

Basel, the Global Legal Entity Identifier Foundation (GLEIF), the organization responsible for ensuring the operational integrity of the Global Legal Entity Identifier (LEI) System, calls on market participants that will have to comply with the forthcoming European Union (EU) revised Markets in Financial Instruments Directive (MiFID II) and Regulation (MiFIR) to obtain an LEI as soon as possible. Failure to obtain an LEI (by the firm or its... more Read more »

MahiFX Authorised by Financial Conduct Authority

MahiFX, a leading financial technology provider, are now authorised to provide regulated products and services by the FCA. The firm recognised that authorisation from the UK-based financial regulatory body was important for their European-based clients, in addition to already being authorised and regulated by both the Australian Securities and Investment Commission and the New Zealand Financial Markets Authority.  Read more »

Allen & Overy's Fuse: New tech innovation space

Allen & Overy is opening Fuse, a new tech innovation space where tech companies, Allen & Overy lawyers, technologists and their clients will collaborate to explore, develop and test legal, regulatory and deal-related solutions. The legal market is embracing technological disruption and three particular areas of innovation where in recent months the pace of change has accelerated, are: Read more »

AxiomSL and Integration Alpha Offer Managed Services Solution

AxiomSL, global leader in risk management and regulatory compliance, and Integration Alpha have launched a unique, flexible and cost-efficient Managed Services solution across Germany, Austria and Switzerland, in a FINMA compliant cloud for Tier 2 and 3 financial service firms. The increasingly complex compliance and regulatory requirements are putting great pressure on organisations, particularly those of small and medium sizes, resulting in... more Read more »

Wolters Kluwer Survey Shows Significant Regulatory Challenges Ahead

Banks preparing overhaul of technology infrastructure to meet enhanced regulatory obligations Read more »

Oracle Announces Collaboration With Numerix

Oracle Financial Services Analytical Applications (OFSAA) has announced a collaboration with Numerix, provider of innovative capital markets technology, to develop and bring to market solutions that enable financial institutions to comply with the Fundamental Review of the Trading Book (FRTB). The offering implements complementary solutions from both Numerix and Oracle to effectively meet the regulatory and business challenges accompanying the... more Read more »

Dun & Bradstreet Launches Regulatory Compliance Solution

Dun & Bradstreet, today announced the launch of D&B Beneficial Ownership, a solution that delivers quick and reliable data for actionable management of regulatory compliance. D&B Beneficial Ownership provides companies a fast and comprehensive picture of corporate hierarchy with entity and individual level share ownership based on Dun & Bradstreet’s 265 million verified business records. D&B Beneficial Ownership capabilities... more Read more »

OCC Makes Additions on National Bank Charter Applications From FinTech Companies

The Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC) today provided additional detail on evaluating national bank charter applications from financial technology (fintech) companies that engage in the business of banking. Read more »

Miura Releases its MiFID II Regulatory Portal to Support Investors

Miura Consulting are pleased to announce the launch of their new MiFID II Regulatory Portal, in partnership with SAS, the analytics leader. The Portal is now supporting Investment firm clients with a “one-stop-shop” MiFID II Regulatory Solution. Miura’s portal is unique in that it not only identifies each output an organisation requires to comply with the MiFID II regulation, it has pre-configured compliance documentation templates and reporting... more Read more »

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