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01 Dec
2016
RegTech, TechSprint, FCA regtech, project innovate

Project Innovate paving the way to RegTech progress

  • 1st December 2016
  • Aoife Quinn

Tom Groenfeldt of Forbes has been speaking to PJ Di Giammarino, CEO of JWG, about the FCA’s recent TechSprint event and how technology can be leveraged to automate compliance. The event, which took place on the 9 and 10 of November, is part of the FCA’s broader mission, Project Innovate. This initiative has been designed to foster innovation Read More

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 Read More

11 Oct
2016

FCA third MiFID II consultation paper aimed at investor protection

  • 11th October 2016
  • Bora Nanaj

The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) published its third consultation paper (CP3) with regards to the implementation of the revised Markets in Financial Instruments Directive (MiFID II) on 29 September 2016. MiFID II, which comes into effect on 3 January 2018, is aimed at making markets more efficient, transparent and responsible.  Strengthening consumer protection is one Read More

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’ Read More

28 Sep
2016

Key regulatory themes for 2016

So far 2016 has been one of the most contentious years since the G20 agreed the regulatory reform agenda seven years ago. With ever-rising costs, increasingly more severe penalties, and continued issues with data quality, it would be easy to claim the plans conceived in the wake of the crisis are not going to get Read More

22 Jul
2016

Brexit and IT Law (II): Data Protection

  • 22nd July 2016
  • Deirdre Moynihan

This is the second in a series of occasional blogs we’ll be writing about what Brexit means for IT and IT Law in the coming weeks and months. Deirdre Moynihan reviews what Brexit is likely to mean for Data Protection, where the approach to implementing the General Data Protection Regulation could well turn out to Read More

20 Jul
2016

A vote for Trump could shatter Obama’s regulatory legacy

  • 20th July 2016
  • Ryan Weston

With the upcoming presidential election on 8 November 2016 and Trump’s growing popularity in the polls over the past few months, it is becoming increasingly important for regulators, banks and other financial institutions to gain a greater understanding of his economic agenda.  Well before he launched his current campaign, Trump attacked increased regulation following the Read More

24 Jun
2016

Brexit: what next?

  • 24th June 2016
  • Aoife Quinn

So, it’s official.  The voting public of the United Kingdom have made their decision and, with a 52% majority, the result is final – the UK has declared that it wants to leave the European Union. Over the past few weeks, we’ve seen the polls fluctuating wildly and the odds of leaving grew determinedly, sending Read More