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MiFID II: Addressing the Challenges Together

With the final implementation of MiFID II now a mere six months away, the time has come for individual firms to seriously consider how these rules will impact them and the daily running of their business. At AQMetrics, we believe … More


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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


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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 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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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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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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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