Category: RegTech

May 03, 2022 BY Alan Sayer

3 Reasons why KYC is important for businesses and consumers alike

Here are three concrete ways in which KYC can improve the user experience for customers and businesses alike. 1.   KYC prevents financial partnerships with money-launderers Without proper customer identity checks, this can unwittingly result in a company entering into a financial exchange with criminals that have obtained the money through illegitimate means. This exposes the…

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BIS Innovation Hub and MAS develop prototype supervisory analytics platform
March 31, 2022 BY Steffy Bogdanova

BIS Innovation Hub and MAS build "Project Ellipse" - a prototype supervisory analytics platform

Ross Leckow, Acting Head of the BIS Innovation Hub, said: Regulators need accurate and timely information to assess emerging risks and to make informed supervisory decisions. Project Ellipse has now developed a potential tool for the global regulatory community to further explore and collaborate on common solutions that can improve the data and analytical capabilities…

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January 25, 2022 BY Steffy Bogdanova

Fidelity launches RegTech business Saifr

Vall Herard, Managing Director of Saifr, Fidelity Labs, said: Ensuring that marketing materials are compliant with various regulatory rules requires multiple touchpoints inside and outside an organization, including content creation, compliance feedback, revisions, e-mail, and workflow hand-offs. As a result, the process can be inefficient and create the opportunity for friction and risk. Saifr’s AI…

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January 21, 2022 BY Steffy Bogdanova

ASIC to work with 5 Regtech firms to tackle corporate disclosure challenges

The five companies will help ASIC analyse the corporate disclosures and other company datasheets. They will identify and assess compliance by listed companies with a range of requirements, such as continuous disclosure, financial reporting obligations, and the prohibition against deceptive disclosures and security price manipulation. Funding Each of the five small-to-medium regtech enterprises (SMEs) will…

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November 30, 2021 BY Steffy Bogdanova

SteelEye releases automated reconciliation solution for MiFIR reporting

Regulators in the UK and EU working to enhance confidence in the financial markets by intensifying their enforcement action. SteelEye’s Three-Way Reconciliation solution is designed to helps firms address data integrity issues by automating the reconciliation process between the regulated firm, NCA and/or ARM. Matt Smith, Chief Executive Officer at SteelEye said: MiFID II has…

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April 28, 2021 BY Steffy Bogdanova partners with MAP FinTech to strengthen its regulatory reporting framework

MAP FinTech also provides MiFIR and EMIR reporting services, covering European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) provisions regulating the investment services in member states of the European Economic Area. The European Market Infrastructure Regulation (EMIR) regulation is aimed at reducing systemic risk and preventing future financial system collapses. The Markets in Financial Instruments Regulation (MiFIR)…

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SteelEye funding
April 08, 2021 BY Steffy Bogdanova

SteelEye raises $17 million to strengthen presence in North America

Ed Mullen, Partner and Founder of Beacon Equity Partners, said: SteelEye has a unique value proposition, combining communications oversight, trade surveillance and regulatory reporting on a single platform. There is great potential in the U.S. for a service that simplifies compliance for financial firms, and we are delighted to support SteelEye as they enter this…

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Muinmos teams up with RHT Compliance Solutions in Singapore
March 31, 2021 BY Steffy Bogdanova

Muinmos to offer its Regulatory Onboarding Engine through RHT Compliance Solutions in Singapore

mPASS is aimed at automated categorisation, suitability and appropriateness checks. This module provides instant clearances on whether Financial Institutions can onboard or keep a client in any country / for any financial service and financial instrument. The clearing process takes under three minutes after which clients are ready to be onboarded. mCHECK deals with relevant…

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