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16 Mar
2018

KYC and RegTech: innovating to regain control

One of the hot topics at our Capital Markets Conference this year was how RegTech could help institutions with their Know Your Client (KYC) obligations. With an expert panel from a range of backgrounds presenting fascinating perspectives on this current issue, a issues were given fresh attention ranging from artificial intelligence (AI), blockchain, data architecture..

24 Feb
2017

Top global RegTech Capital Markets Conference on Tuesday

JWG’s RegTech Capital Markets Conference has made it into Business Insider’s list of the world’s best RegTech conferences to attend in 2017. The 300-person event in Central London on 28 February will bring together the world’s largest financial institutions, public bodies and systems-providers. Business Insider research finds that RegTech’s biggest advantages don’t just lie “automating..

06 Feb
2017

Regulation AT: creating a dialogue on automated trading regulation

  • 6th February 2017
  • Jordan Dilworth

The current buzzwords circulating around the media, “digital revolution”, succinctly capture what is occurring in the futures markets.  With automated trading now constituting up to 70% of trades in regulated futures markets in the US, a modern-day Gordon Gekko would be using a cutting-edge code to create an automated trading system rather than relying on..

19 Jan
2017

Countering terrorism: Commission’s proposal to strengthen anti-money laundering measures

  • 19th January 2017
  • Jordan Dilworth

The European Commission proposed on 21 December 2016 to strengthen Europe’s criminal law framework to combat money laundering by drawing on international standards to establish minimum rules for defining criminal offences, imposing sanctions in relation to money laundering and improving cross-border cooperation between Member States.  In the press release, Commissioner Avramopoulos stated that this proposal..

22 Dec
2016

Merry Christmas from Team JWG!

  • 22nd December 2016
  • Aoife Quinn

2016 has added tens of thousands of new regulatory pages to the pile, which has kept us, at JWG, very busy boys and girls. Unlike the last decade, however this year has been about unexpected twists and turns in the road: It’s been a year of MiFID II/R panic, implementation delays, regulators waking up to..

07 Dec
2016

The FCA reflect on the November TechSprint

The FCA have released a video of the November TechSprint event on their RegTech webpage, which can be found here. The video, which features commentary from Christopher Woolard, Joanna Hill and Nick Cook from the FCA, rounds-up what was an exciting and informative experience for us at JWG, where we were given the opportunity to..

16 Nov
2016
TechSprint, FCA, RegTech, Project Innovate, FCA RegTech

JWG returns triumphant from the FCA’s TechSprint!

  • 16th November 2016
  • Aoife Quinn

After an action-packed two days of innovative ideas, collaborative spirit and technical expertise, JWG, are pleased to report that our participation at the FCA’s TechSprint event was an exciting, informative and rewarding experience. Held on 9 and 10 November, the event focused on the issue of ‘Unlocking Regulatory Reporting’ using RegTech solutions. We were specifically..

03 Nov
2016
RegTech, FCA TechSprint, FCAsprint

JWG to help industry unlock regulatory reporting

  • 3rd November 2016
  • Aoife Quinn

With the FCA’s commitment to innovation and to becoming a global leader in the development and adoption of RegTech solutions, JWG is excited to announce that we have been invited to participate in their upcoming TechSprint event. Held across two days, on the 9 and 10 November, the event, which focuses on the topic of..

01 Nov
2016

Top 5 early RegTech takeaways from the continental debate

Last month, JWG were pleased to participate in the Trusted Open Data Environments 2016 conference in Poznan, Poland, which was attended by data specialists from a variety of regulatory agencies, academics, practitioners and FinTech entrepreneurs. It was a full day of hot topics, including international standardisation, Initial Coin Offerings and data reporting.  So, what did..

29 Sep
2016

Brexit: is equivalence the answer?

  • 29th September 2016
  • Aoife Quinn

On Wednesday 14 September, the EU Financial Affairs Sub-Committee heard evidence from Mr. Simon Gleeson, Partner at Clifford Chance, and Mr. Peter Snowdon, Partner at Norton Rose Fulbright, for its Brexit Inquiry into financial services. Over the course of an hour, the discussion focused on how UK firms might hope to invoke rights of ‘equivalence’..