HM Treasury and the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) have used FinTech Week to set out their regulatory support plans to make Britain more attractive to the financial technology sector. Rishi Sunak, Chancellor of the Exchequer, and Nikhil Rathi, the FCA's chief executive, confirmed plans to take forward many recommendations made by the Kalifa review of…

Some suggest that, had data on over-the-counter (OTC) derivatives transactions been available before the financial crisis in 2008, the build-up of risk could have been foreseen and managed very differently. This is what led to G20 demands that all derivatives products be reported to trade repositories and made available to regulators. But as early as…

We are pleased to have had over 100 participants in a fantastic launch to JWG’s 5th year of hosting a safe, independent space for regulatory reporting collaboration. The minutes and materials from our meeting covering recent papers from the Bank of England Transformation programme for data collection, BIS FSI Insights no 29,  and JWG’s Global…

We are pleased to release our 6th RegCast today. Rachel Wolcott takes the chair to talk to Dawd Haque, Deutsche Bank, PJ Di Giammarino, JWG and Leo Labeis, Regnosys about the industry’s ground-breaking collaborative effort to get derivatives trade reporting right. The group explains how over a dozen sell and buy-side firms are rolling up…

We are pleased to release our 4th RegCast today. In this episode Angus Moir, Bank of England joins us to share UK’s plans for Transforming data collection and to pick up with former UK regulator Gavin Stuart where we left off in RegCast 3. We focus on digital capabilities required for investment firms to share information with their…

Many U.S. and European globally systemically important banks (G-SIBs) have seconded staff to a digital regulatory reporting project that mutualises derivatives reporting rules interpretation, expresses those rules as computer code in alignment with trade association- agreed best practices. The project is training 25 G-SIB-supplied specialists to study the data fields required for the European Market…

The UK Prudential Regulation Authority (PRA) ordered globally systemically important banks (G-SIB) to commission skilled persons reviews of their governance and individual accountability regimes, as well as control and risk management frameworks in its financial year 2020/21. This activity underscores the continuing serious problems that the world's largest and most-complex banks have had with risk…

The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) will consult on a review of the UK European Markets Infrastructure Regulation (UK EMIR) reporting standards in the second half of this year, a spokeswoman for the regulator said. It has "the aim of improving overall data quality and to align the standards with the global guidelines on critical data…

We are pleased to release our 3rd RegCast today. This episode shines a spotlight on the new. digital capabilities required to track neo brokers, digital influencers (e.g., roaring kitty) and the new on-line herds of citizens that can influence market pricing (e.g., GameStop). Picking up with Sam Tyfield, Rachel Wolcott and Gavin Stuart where we…

The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) is developing a single-view-of-firm dashboard and other early warning systems to identify and potentially shut down problem firms more quickly, said Nikhil Rathi, chief executive. Upskilling in technology, operations and data science would permit the regulator to design systems to detect misconduct, fight fraud and react more quickly to rapidly…