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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

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 Read More

19 Jul
2016

Instilling a culture of compliance

On 5 July, JWG hosted their RegTech Capital Markets Conference in London, attracting over 150 attendees from top tier banks, buy-side firms, vendors, lawyers and academics from across the industry.  A speech from the FCA’s own Nick Cook at the start of the day told of the clear signs of progress being made and reiterated Read More

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

17 Sep
2015

Battle of the bonuses

  • 17th September 2015
  • Liam Gurnick

JWG analysis. On 7 September, the EU published a statistic showing that, according to the EBA, the percentage of high income earners that have a material impact on an institution’s risk profile has increased from 53.68% to 59.00%.  They stated, though, that this trend is likely to change in the future following the adoption of Read More

17 Nov
2014

ESMA releases revised trade reporting rules

  • 17th November 2014
  • RegTechFS

As published in ‘The Trade’. Europe’s financial regulator has revised the current framework for the reporting of derivatives trades under the European Markets Infrastructure Regulation (EMIR). The European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) is now seeking feedback on its changes which aim to resolve the widespread issues which have arisen in the reporting process. The Read More

08 Oct
2014

The KYC Goldilocks paradox – can we please have a standard?

  • 8th October 2014
  • RegTechFS

Huge fines and complex KYC rules are causing banks to ‘de-risk’ their client portfolios leading to many without access to banking.  Now both consumers and politicians are unhappy.  For years, the industry has struggled without real standards in the AML arena.  So what happens next? SIBOS news was full of more KYC claims again this Read More

18 Jul
2013

Let he who has good data cast the first stone

Given the exponential growth of reporting requirements since the crisis, firms often ask: ‘Where does all this data go and who has the time to look through it all?’  In fact, recent statements by regulators have made this question all the more valid given that regulators’ data systems, it is increasingly apparent, often suffer from Read More

05 Apr
2013

Into the limelight! Risk data aggregation makes headlines

Until now, awareness of BCBS Principles for Effective Risk Data Aggregation and Risk Reporting has largely been confined to a privileged few.  Thomson Reuters has now achieved first mover advantage in the race to the board room with this conversation with an expose of how regulators and firms are moving at different speeds on this Read More