FCA crackdown on high-risk retail investment products
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FCA crackdown on high-risk retail investment products

7m | By Tom Lemmon, Reporter

FCA crackdown on high-risk retail investment produ...

The UK’s Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) is stepping up its efforts to protect retail investors by  encouraging caution around “inappropriate high-r...

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Concerns over insider trading mount
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Concerns over insider trading mount

8m | bobsguide

Concerns over insider trading mount

Insider trading must be tackled by regulators to provide a fairer market for small shareholders, particularly since the pandemic caused record levels ...

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Are software vendors about to become Netflix-like? Well, sort of
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Are software vendors about to become Netflix-like? Well, sort of

9m | Comarch Finance

Are software vendors about to become Netflix-like?...

These days, there are three main software delivery models on the market: out the box, off-premises, and on-premises.  In the out of the box deliv...

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Effective AANA management can move firms outside scope of UMR
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Effective AANA management can move firms outside scope of UMR

10m | By Tom Lemmon, Reporter

Effective AANA management can move firms outside s...

Understanding and monitoring the Average Aggregate Notional Amount (AANA) calculations as early as possible can provide firms caught by the Uncleared ...

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No let up for CAT obligations
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No let up for CAT obligations

1y | By Philip Flood, Solutions Consultant

No let up for CAT obligations

The latest Consolidated Audit Trail (CAT) reporting obligations went live on October 26. However, there’s no time to rest for firms, who are now taske...

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Capital markets IT transformation: why now?
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Capital markets IT transformation: why now?

2y | By Louis-Thomas Nessi, Head of presales

Capital markets IT transformation: why now?

In recent weeks, capital markets have been thrown into turmoil by the coronavirus outbreak, turmoil that will likely continue to impact capital market...

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Treasurers look to extend analytics capabilities
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Treasurers look to extend analytics capabilities

2y | bobsguide

Treasurers look to extend analytics capabilities

During these unprecedented times, corporate treasurers must deal with a difficult and uncertain new normal. Drawing relevance of data analytics to the...

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2020: Blockchain’s coming of age
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2020: Blockchain’s coming of age

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2020: Blockchain’s coming of age

In 2019, it was clear that regulators overall had become much better at parsing the differences between cryptocurrency and blockchain and, increasingl...

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How AI can bring new insight to private equity deals
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How AI can bring new insight to private equity deals

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How AI can bring new insight to private equity dea...

At a time when deals are more competitive than ever and asset prices are soaring, private equity (PE) firms need to do everything they can to avoid de...

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Does the high financial exposure in the US represent a risk for the euro area?
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Does the high financial exposure in the US represent a risk for the euro area?

2y | By Lorena Vincenzi, Senior Specialist

Does the high financial exposure in the US represe...

The euro area holds US assets worth approximately €7,000bn (60 percent of GDP) – with almost half portfolio investments (Chart 1). At the e...

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Cyber security "starts with the board"
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Cyber security "starts with the board"

2y |

Cyber security "starts with the board"

Just as we rang in the 2020s, foreign exchange company Travelex found itself battling a well-coordinated ransomware and meticulously planned cyber- at...

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Q&A: FDX’s Don Cardinal on a global API standard
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Q&A: FDX’s Don Cardinal on a global API standard

2y | By Emma Olsson, Reporter

Q&A: FDX’s Don Cardinal on a global API standard

As data transparency and protection gain prominence across financial services, the market is looking for a definitive global data sharing standard. In...

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People moves: Numerated, Tech Nation and more
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People moves: Numerated, Tech Nation and more

2y | bobsguide

People moves: Numerated, Tech Nation and more

Numerated appoints a new CFO Massachusetts-based financial service technology firm Numerated announced in January the appointment of Duncan Perry to t...

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Retrospective ID investigations needed for 5AMLD
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Retrospective ID investigations needed for 5AMLD

2y |

Retrospective ID investigations needed for 5AMLD

Financial services companies based in the EU now have yet another regulation to adhere to: the fifth Anti-Money Laundering Directive (5AMLD) that beca...

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US banks may struggle with same-day ACH window
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US banks may struggle with same-day ACH window

2y | By Rebekah Tunstead, Reporter

US banks may struggle with same-day ACH window

Mid and lower tier US banks could find it difficult to run a third batch process within a business day to accommodate an additional same-day Automate ...

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Video: Banks must publish faster and to higher standards
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Video: Banks must publish faster and to higher standards

2y | bobsguide

Video: Banks must publish faster and to higher sta...

While the regulatory wave that followed the financial crisis appears to have crested, financial institutions are still facing new challenges. Global a...

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Trade reconstruction: a growing pain point for firms
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Trade reconstruction: a growing pain point for firms

2y | SteelEye Ltd

Trade reconstruction: a growing pain point for fir...

It is no secret that financial firms across the spectrum have struggled to grapple with the influx of regulations over recent years. Just in 2018, mor...

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Capital markets regtech in review
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Capital markets regtech in review

2y | By Rebekah Tunstead, Reporter

Capital markets regtech in review

While fintech investment is expected to grow at about $80bn a year, spending in regtech is predicted to go beyond $115bn in the next four years, accor...

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