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AQMetrics updates platform for new SEC investment company reporting rules

DUBLIN, June 1, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Leading RegTech company, AQMetrics, today announced new enhancements to its cloud-based platform. The updates will provide registered fund clients with updated forms and an advanced risk analytics and monitoring portal to ensure compliance with … More


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AQMetrics Continues Client Growth with Addition of Three Top Firms

DUBLIN, May 25, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Leading RegTech company, AQMetrics, today announced new relationships with Alcova Asset Management LLP, Colchis Capital Management, LP and Hibernia REIT plc. The addition of these three firms demonstrates the Company’s ongoing global growth as … More


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Joining the Dots: The Value of an Integrated Approach to Risk Monitoring and Regulatory Reporting

  By Geraldine Gibson, Chief Executive Officer, AQMetrics. Regulatory reporting and risk monitoring are now, quite rightly, both considered high priority for most firms in the financial industry. Yet despite the growing reliance on quality data, analytics and insights to … More


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AQMetrics Adds Legal Expert to Lead New U.K. Office

Breige A. Tinnelly joins RegTech Firm to continue driving growth within the U.K. DUBLIN and LONDON, May 8, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Leading RegTech company, AQMetrics, today announced that recognized industry veteran, Breige A. Tinnelly, is joining the firm as Head … More


MiFID II:Articles

MiFID II: Time to Tackle Transaction Reporting in Detail

By Steve Barnes, VP of Technology, AQMetrics. Following the recent changes to mandatory transaction reporting (TR) being introduced under MiFID II, there are now a number of vital new reporting obligations which the markets must rapidly become familiar with. Yet as was … More


Cyber Security

Cybersecurity Risk and the Need for a Holistic Approach

By Lorraine Toland, Business Development Representative, AQMetrics Cybersecurity threats are now high on the list of risk mitigation priorities for most firms and institutions – and if not, then they certainly should be. In addition to the reputational damage an … More


MiFID II, MiFID II:Articles

The capture and release of wild data under MiFID II/MiFIR

By Steve Barnes, VP Technology Wild data is roaming about your organisation. The new Markets in Financial Instruments Directive (MiFID II) and Regulation (MiFIR) will demand you round it up, process it and release it as trade and transaction reports. … More


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AQMetrics Named Best Compliance Product for Small and Start Up Firms at HFM US Technology Awards

  NEW YORK, February 17, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — AQMetrics, a leading global RegTech company, today announced it was named ‘Best compliance product for small and start up firms’ at the 2017 HFM US Technology Awards ceremony on February 13, 2017. The HFM US Technology Awards recognize … More


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AQMetrics Strengthens Team in Europe and the Americas with Addition of Top Financial Industry Talent

DUBLIN and NEW YORK, Jan. 26, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Leading RegTech company, AQMetrics, today announced it is growing its global leadership team with the addition of two financial industry experts, Ryan Kipp and Cathal Connolly. Kipp joins as Head of Sales, Americas, based in the U.S., and Connolly … More


MiFID II:Articles, Press

AQMetrics Adds MiFID II Readiness Enhancements to RegTech Solution

DUBLIN and NEW YORK, January 12, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Leading RegTech company, AQMetrics, today announced new enhancements to its end-to-end risk and compliance solution as part of its award-winning cloud-based platform. These enhancements will help both buy-side and sell-side firms better prepare for MiFID … More


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Combating Spreadsheet Risk in Private Equity Firms

By Geraldine Gibson, CEO, AQMetrics Since the introduction of the Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive (AIFMD), Private Equity firms have been coming under increased regulatory pressure to demonstrate stronger systems and controls, particularly around data management. Many PE firms however … More


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2016 Regtech Reflections & Five Predictions for 2017

With 2016 fading fast into the rearview mirror, we’ve taken a close look at the key regulatory and technology trends from the past year and put together our thoughts on what’s to come in 2017. With regulation constantly changing around … More


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AQMetrics Named ‘Best compliance product for small and start up (Hedge Fund) firms’

DUBLIN (30 November , 2016) — AQMetrics Limited is a Global RegTech company with headquarters in Ireland. On the 29 November, 2016, AQMetrics was named ‘Best compliance product for small and start up (Hedge Fund) firms’ at the HFM European Hedge Fund Technology Awards. … More


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Internationalization of Regulation – Part II

Recent amendments to the Investment Company Act (ICA) of 1940 have compounded regulatory hurdles for Europe-based hedge funds that conduct business in the United States.  Although hedge funds are typically able to avoid registration with the ICA under 3©1 exemptions, … More


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MiFIDII Culture and Conduct – Consistency and Control

By Claire Savage, COO, AQMetrics In light of the recent global financial crisis, and with MiFIDII fast approaching, the UK’s Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) along with other regulators in Europe, has been placing an increasing emphasis on culture and conduct. … More


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AQMetrics named on H2 Ventures and KPMG’s 2016 Fintech 100

AQMetrics is thrilled to be recognised in H2 Ventures and KPMG’s 2016 Fintech 100 – the list of the world’s leading fintech innovators for 2016! The Fintech 100 features the world’s leading 50 Established Innovators, and the 50 most intriguing ‘Emerging Stars’. The … More


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Reflections from a RegTech Masterclass

By Geraldine Gibson I recently had the privilege of speaking at a ‘RegTech Masterclass’, hosted by Burges Salmon in London, where top of the agenda was the subject of MiFID II. This is perhaps not surprising, given that MiFID II … More


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The Internationalization of Regulation

Part One: What It Means for US-based Asset Managers Business Today is Global – But Regulations Are Still Local When it comes to doing business, country borders no longer serve as the restrictive boundaries they once did – financial regulations, … More


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Transforming Regulatory Compliance with Artificial Intelligence

By Geraldine Gibson, CEO, AQMetrics Artificial Intelligence (AI), long the subject of science fiction, is now becoming more and more widespread and is seen as an increasingly important computer science across multiple industries. In Financial Services in particular, Machine Learning … More


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What is RegTech

‘What is RegTech?’ That is the question that many people ask when they hear that AQMetrics is a RegTech company. So we’ve decided to share what RegTech means at AQMetrics. RegTech is technology that helps people comply with their regulatory … More