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UK regulators to form post-trade technology working group

UK regulators are to convene an industry-led ‘Technology Working Group’ to drive reforms in post-trade processing in a bid to encourage innovation, reduce complexity and increase systemic resilience. The aim of the Group, which will be overseen by the Financial Conduct Authority and the Bank of England, will be to stocktake current and emerging post-trade…
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17th May 2019 0

What is Sustainable Finance and how will impact the EU’s new rules impact financial services?

What is sustainable finance and what are the consequences for the existing or future governance framework of financial institutions? While the EU’s fight against climate change through changes to the regulatory structure is in full swing, the financial services industry is only at the beginning of the paradigm shift that will change the way it…
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10th May 2019 0

Cloud security platform DivvyCloud nets $19m in growth funding round

DivvyCloud, a security and compliance automation developer for cloud infrastructure, has netted $19m in a growth funding round. The capital injection was led by Providence Strategic Growth, with participation also coming from existing backers MissionOG and RTP Ventures. Following this latest funding, the company has raised a total of $29m in equity. With these new…
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3rd May 2019 0

MiFID II Compliance and Transaction Reporting Reviews Featured in FCA 2019/20 Business Plan

The FCA has published its 2019/20 Business Plan. The document features the regulator’s focus of supervisory priorities for this year and next. Included are eight priorities across the seven sectors that the FCA regulates. Not surprising, MiFID II compliance and review of data was included in areas the FCA will be focusing on. Specifically, the…
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26th April 2019 0

CoCoNet revolutionises corporate banking online security with its new MULTIVERSA Token for Mobile and Desktop

Banks have the opportunity to make huge cost savings on their corporate customer authentication services for online banking, thanks to CoCoNet’s new MULTIVERSA Token for Mobile and Desktop. These revolutionary app-based tokens remove any need for banks’ corporate customers to use additional authentication tools when logging in to their online banking platforms. Instead, corporate customers…
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8th April 2019 0

Regulatory change products – Our market assessment

RegTech Associates newly launched RegTech product directory covers nearly 500 different RegTech products, categorised according to the type of regulatory problem they address. This year, we are extending our research to further understand the market.  We will create market maps of each category and provide insights on the current state of each market segment. In March, our focus…
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29th March 2019 0

Ebertlang finds new owner amid rise in regulatory compliance needs

Beyond Capital has agreed to sell SME software distributor Ebertlang to HQ Equita after less than two years in its portfolio. Ebertlang specialises in infrastructure software for small and mid-sized companies in German-speaking Europe, providing programs for email archiving, back-up, IT-security, automation and continuity, as well as offering comprehensive training, consulting and service support. HQ Equita partner…
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27th March 2019 0

How To Put Machine Learning To Work For Your Business

Machine learning has been driving innovation in product features for several years, becoming a vital component of enhancing the consumer experience. However, in terms of what machine learning (ML) — and specifically, artificial intelligence (AI) — can do, we’ve only seen the tip of the iceberg. As a business leader, you may feel a bit…
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22nd March 2019 0

Gartner: top 7 security and risk management trends for 2019

Threat detection investment, security aligning to business goals and passwordless authentication are among the top trends in security and risk management, according to Gartner Security and risk management are two of business’ biggest considerations in today’s increasingly volatile cyber security landscape — failings in this arena will lead to potentially irreversible financial and reputational damage.…
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18th March 2019 0

Smart Home Threats: Securing Your IoT Devices Against Cybercrime and Oversharing

Protect Your Smart Home The Internet of Things (IoT) encompasses the billions of devices that are connected to the web all over the world. Smart home devices, like virtual assistants, make our lives more convenient but can also present serious security risks and personal intrusion. With over 7 billion connected IoT devices in use worldwide…
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8th March 2019 0