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The state of RegTech 2017: meeting expectations?
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03 Mar
2017

The state of RegTech 2017: meeting expectations?

On 28 February 2017, I was pleased to chair our second RegTech Capital Markets Conference in London.  As many have been asking how it measured up to our expectations, here’s a recap and an overview of what we think comes next. With a very senior audience of over 260 attendees from top-tier banks, buy-side firms Read More

16 Feb
2017
conduct risk, regtech and conduct, regtech conference

Culture, conduct and how RegTech can help

Improving the culture and codes of conduct within financial services firms has been a longstanding issue of contention since the financial crisis.  Combatting negative behaviours and inefficient controls has proven difficult to regulate and tackle head on. In 2013, the FSB officially acknowledged business conduct as a new category of business risk and now, in Read More

15 Feb
2017

DLT- The solution to KYC inefficiencies?

  • 15th February 2017
  • Letitia Bolton

Distributed Ledger Technology (DLT) is currently a hot topic for financial services, and with good reason, as banks are looking for efficient solutions to costly and cumbersome regulatory burdens and this is exactly what DLT promises to deliver. One of the key areas where there is clear application for this is in meeting Know Your Read More

20 Jan
2017

Getting MiFID II right the first time

  • 20th January 2017
  • Daniel Simpson

Transparency is the cornerstone of MiFID II. Whether it’s pricing, product or process transparency, participants will need to pull back the curtains to make more information public regarding the nature of their operations, products and services. Consequently, investment firms will need to know more about their clients than ever before, with very little margin for Read More

12 Jan
2017

RegBeacon shines light on 2017

  • 12th January 2017
  • Daniel Simpson

Seismic decisions around the globe last year will make this year the most uncertain for future plans since the G20 agreed regulatory implementation priorities in 2009. Though the shifting tectonic plates of geopolitics will dominate 2017 headlines, the uncertainty doesn’t matter from an implementation perspective. There is an unprecedented level to change to get on Read More

19 Oct
2016

Latest edition of RegBeacon published

  • 19th October 2016
  • Daniel Simpson

We are pleased to publish the latest copy of our newsletter, RegBeacon. In this edition we look back on a quarter that saw us take major steps forward with our regulatory change management platform, RegDelta, host more than 10 industry working groups and agree to host another crucial conference on RegTech. As politicians, courts, regulators 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

28 Jul
2016

RegBeacon Published

  • 28th July 2016
  • Daniel Simpson

We are pleased to publish the latest copy of our newsletter, RegBeacon. In this edition we look back on a quarter that saw us host a successful conference on RegTech and we consider where this leaves the industry and what the next steps need to be. This quarter, despite the most serious political event the Read More

11 May
2016

RegTech and change management at the heart of the Brexit debate

  • 11th May 2016
  • Aoife Quinn

With 23 June just around the corner and a vote deciding the future of the UK in the EU on the horizon, we at JWG have issued a ground-breaking report today – Brexit: changing out the engine of finance. The report finds significant technical and leadership challenges ahead in the event of a decision to Read More

29 Apr
2016

Q1 RegBeacon now available to members

  • 29th April 2016
  • Daniel Simpson

We are pleased to publish the 14th edition of our members only newsletter, RegBeacon. RegBeacon, is now available here. In this quarter we look one of the most contentious periods since the G20 agreed the regulatory reform agenda seven years ago. As politicians, courts, regulators, and firms wrestle with the same issues, we see a Read More