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The FCA reflect on the November TechSprint
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07 Dec
2016

The FCA reflect on the November TechSprint

The FCA have released a video of the November TechSprint event on their RegTech webpage, which can be found here. The video, which features commentary from Christopher Woolard, Joanna Hill and Nick Cook from the FCA, rounds-up what was an exciting and informative experience for us at JWG, where we were given the opportunity to Read More

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

17 Nov
2016

ISIN: The quest for an OTC identifier

  • 17th November 2016
  • Bora Nanaj

OTC derivatives, unlike other financial instruments, have never really had a product identifier. Since as early as 2014, regulators’ high expectations for a detailed product identifier for OTC derivatives have caused consternation amongst industry experts as retooling the current infrastructure to the new specifications is an enormous task that could result in hundreds of billions 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

08 Nov
2016

Providing clarity on MiFID II, one guidance note at a time (part 1: systematic internalisers)

  • 8th November 2016
  • Bora Nanaj

With the MiFID II/R implementation deadline less than 420 days away, financial institutions are trying to find the smartest ways to comply with this new regulation.  JWG can make this process much easier through the collaborative effort of our MiFID II Implementation Group (MIG). About MIG The MIG is a JWG-facilitated weekly meeting of industry Read More

03 Nov
2016
RegTech, FCA TechSprint, FCAsprint

JWG to help industry unlock regulatory reporting

  • 3rd November 2016
  • Aoife Quinn

With the FCA’s commitment to innovation and to becoming a global leader in the development and adoption of RegTech solutions, JWG is excited to announce that we have been invited to participate in their upcoming TechSprint event. Held across two days, on the 9 and 10 November, the event, which focuses on the topic of Read More

24 Jun
2016

Brexit: what next?

  • 24th June 2016
  • Aoife Quinn

So, it’s official.  The voting public of the United Kingdom have made their decision and, with a 52% majority, the result is final – the UK has declared that it wants to leave the European Union. Over the past few weeks, we’ve seen the polls fluctuating wildly and the odds of leaving grew determinedly, sending Read More

17 Jun
2016

Top 3 things every Brexit voter should know

With both sides of the Brexit debate feeling the heat, and the countdown timer running out of sand, there is less than a week before the voting public of the United Kingdom converge on the ballot stations to decide whether they see a future in the European Union or whether they would rather bring to an Read More

16 Jun
2016

MiFID II: strategic and business model implications

The revised European Markets in Financial Instruments Directive (MiFID II) looms over the regulatory horizon like an oncoming storm in the financial services industry. Aiming to improve the safety and transparency of financial markets, MiFID II reaches far beyond investment banks, impacting asset managers, commodity firms and OTC brokers and dealers too.  In terms of Read More

14 Jun
2016

The first signs of rule automation

In November, the Financial Conduct Authority issued a call for input on facilitating the development and adoption of RegTech, or the use of technology to solve critical problems in compliance.  JWG argued that new and proven tools can be employed but, to do so, the industry must first collaborate in a ‘RegTech commons’ to set Read More