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01 Nov
2017

JWG and ClauseMatch Launch Next Generation Regulatory Policy Management Solution

Technology collaboration reduces financial institutions regulatory gap analysis by 85% – linking regulatory obligations to internal policies in a cost effective, automated and auditable fashion. London, UK – 1 November 2017 – JWG, the trusted industry experts in regulatory change management, and ClauseMatch, a leading global provider of document collaboration for financial institutions, legal firms and Read More

08 Sep
2017

CRR II/CRD V and Basel III: tackling global regulatory fragmentation

It has been nearly four years since the implementation of CRR/CRD IV which cover prudential rules for banks, building societies and investment firms with the main aim of reducing the likelihood that these financial institutions will become insolvent.  To an extent, this reflects the Basel III rules on capital measurement and capital standards which is Read More

08 Mar
2017

It’s unanimous: We need a RegTech council

  • 8th March 2017
  • Letitia Bolton

Over 40 senior professionals at JWG’s RegTech Capital Markets Conference unanimously stated that we are missing a governing body to assume responsibility for regulatory implementation. It was a powerful discussion which agreed that a key piece of the jigsaw is missing; a strategic dialogue to focus practical regulatory reform implementation.  There is a need to: Read More

14 Feb
2017

Panel: the challenge of funding RegTech – the COO/CIO viewpoint

  • 14th February 2017
  • Darshna Pindoriya

One of the costliest and most troublesome activities that financial institutions face is complying with regulations. With information technology having already revolutionised consumer financial products, business models, applications, processes and services otherwise known as “FinTech,” it is less well known that information technology could also be used to help financial institutions meet the growing regulatory Read More

01 Nov
2016

Top 5 early RegTech takeaways from the continental debate

Last month, JWG were pleased to participate in the Trusted Open Data Environments 2016 conference in Poznan, Poland, which was attended by data specialists from a variety of regulatory agencies, academics, practitioners and FinTech entrepreneurs. It was a full day of hot topics, including international standardisation, Initial Coin Offerings and data reporting.  So, what did 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

04 Dec
2015

Welcome to the new RegTech

  • 4th December 2015
  • Daniel Simpson

Welcome to our new and improved RegTech site. The site will continue to bring you JWG’s analysis spanning the breadth of global regulatory reform as well as insight from collaborators across the industry, and it will aim to do so more accessibly, allowing you, the reader, to filter at a much more granular level. This Read More

16 Sep
2015

Best execution: 10 key changes under MiFID II – part 2

  • 16th September 2015
  • Aisha Dudhia

JWG analysis. One of the key themes of MiFID II  has been to enhance regulation in order to better protect investors within the financial services industry, and regulators continue to propose more and more stringent regulations for financial institutions. Following on from part 1, this article explores five more significant characteristics of best execution under Read More

01 Jul
2015

10 Things You Need to Know about AnaCredit

  • 1st July 2015
  • Aisha Dudhia

JWG analysis. With a number of regulatory deadlines looming, we thought we’d remind you of another one – mark January 2017 in your calendars (if you haven’t already) for MiFID II. The aftermath of the recent financial crisis exposed weaknesses within Europe’s current Economic and Monetary Union and highlighted the need to strengthen it.  Although Read More