RegTech

All You Need to Know About RegTech

Coming in quickly on the heels of FinTech’s pending disruption of the financial services industry, RegTech acts as the answer to a simple problem that’s arisen as the industry has become increasingly data driven, automated, regulated, and volatile. With new regulations springing up and tripping banks with alarming regularity, it behooves all financial services organizations to apply appropriate[…]

Market abuse surveillance

4 key takeaways regarding the state of market abuse surveillance

Recently, PriceWaterhouseCoopers (PwC) UK published the findings from their 2016 market abuse surveillance survey. The survey was given to twenty of the largest global banks and the results aren’t surprising. Over the past five years, financial services firms have been investigated and fined with increased frequency across a wide range of alleged market abuses. And according to the Bank of[…]

finra fines

Finra fines down in 2015, but experts agree long-term trend is upward

Finra fines down in 2015, but experts agree long-term trend is upward In 2015, Finra issued $93.9 million in fines, down from $134 million in 2014, although the bulk of the difference can be attributed to a single $43.5 million fine in 2014 which served as an outlier. While fines may be down, 2015 saw increases in[…]