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03 Jun
2016

DerivSource and JWG podcast on Brexit

  • 3rd June 2016
  • Aoife Quinn

Last week, JWG had the pleasure of taking part in a podcast to discuss the recent publication of our Brexit research paper.  Hosted by Julia Schieffer from DerivSource, the podcast, which can be found here, takes an in-depth look at some of the most pertinent issues raised in the report. The discussion focused on the Read More

04 May
2016

BOARD MEMORANDUM: Subject: Time to put RegTech on our agenda?

Date: April 2016 Dear fellow board members, As the Financial Conduct Authority’s acting head has so rightly pointed out, sustainability is the key to pleasing our shareholders and delighting our customers with a global approach to compliance. Since taking the seat which oversees our global compliance function in 2008, I’ve watched in horror as G20 Read More

27 Apr
2016

JWG FCA RegTech Roundtable – key takeaways

  • 27th April 2016
  • Mark Robinson

In November the FCA issued a call for input on RegTech. JWG argued that new and proven tools can be employed but, to do so, the debate must be reframed as a ‘RegTech commons’ for the market to take off. We assembled top technologists from 14 leading firms with the FCA under Chatham house rule Read More

04 Apr
2016
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RegRoundup 4 April: the pursuit of clarity

In the post-Easter week, regulators were busy shining a spotlight on remuneration practices in the industry.  We saw the EBA releasing a report looking at the high earners in EU banks and ESMA focusing on sound remuneration policies under the UCITS Directive and AIFMD. The FSB also met in Tokyo to discuss their priorities for Read More

02 Mar
2016

The RegTech marketplace: in depth analysis (Part 1 of 3)

An EY report released this week in conjunction with the UK Treasury, declared the UK to be the highest ranking FinTech sector in the world with a market size of £6.6 billion.  The authors predominantly attributed this to the UK’s accommodative regulatory regime for startups and the associated disruptive technologies they bring to market. We Read More

01 Mar
2016

ESMA reveals supervisory plans for 2016 – part 2

  • 1st March 2016
  • Aisha Dudhia

Continuing on from part 1, where we discussed the European regulator’s priorities for Credit Rating Agencies (CRAs) and Trade Repositories (TRs) for 2016, we now look at the nature and focus of the work the regulator plans to carry out this year to promote supervisory convergence. In October 2015, the European Securities and Markets Authority Read More

26 Jan
2016

Taking stock of EU financial services regulation

In December of 2015, the European Parliament released a report “on stocktaking and challenges of EU financial services regulation” and, on Tuesday 19 January, the text was adopted by a majority vote of the Parliament in Strasbourg. So, what does it say? Compiled by the Committee on Economic and Monetary Affairs (ECON), the report assesses Read More

25 Jan
2016

A busy month for financial services regulation

In the past month, we’ve celebrated the holiday season and brought in the new year, but there has been no rest for the wicked and regulators have been busy scrambling to meet deadlines and push out new regulatory documents.  In the period before Christmas, we witnessed a lot of developments and it’s safe to say Read More

20 Jan
2016

MiFID II: turning up the heat on transaction reporting

JWG were pleased to participate in a MiFID II webinar led by DerivSource this week. As you can see, by clicking on our presentation below, MiFID II is rekindling industry debate about the right approach to sharing billions of transaction reports across Europe. MiFID II/ MiFIR turns up the operational and technical heat, not just Read More

18 Dec
2015
Brexit, Brexit and financial services, EU referendum and finance

Brexit: The City’s EU conundrum

  • 18th December 2015
  • Aoife Quinn

With 2016 just around the corner, talk surrounding the EU referendum within the financial services industry is only continuing to heat up. After the general election of May 2015, the Conservative Party promised to deliver an in-out referendum on the future of the UK in the European Union before the end of 2017. No official Read More