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RegTech light on FS IT and data risk – Registration open 21 July

How a firm manages data is now intrinsic to its value, yet the FS risk management framework provides no way to account for IT obsolescence, cloud concentration and data risks on the balance sheet.

An explosion of advanced computing capability facilitated by cloud technology has provided massive benefits to both regulated financial institutions and their regulators. However, it has also introduced new systemic technology risks to the financial sector.

What were once core data sets under lock and key of a physical data centre are now spread over massive networks and intertwined with other public and private information stores. This data resides on infrastructure owned by many parties and ultimately concentrated in the hands of a few providers who do not own the risk of failure.

Now more than ever, this data is needed to fight the crises of the 2020s. Read more…



Are you ready for Digital Regulation? Webinar ¦ 12th March 2019

JWG is pleased to announce new research in partnership with MarkLogic, which shows that financial institutions are ill-equipped to deal with the data demands of new regulation. Read more…


RegTech 2.0 #5 Conference ¦ 7th February 2020

JWG is thrilled to announce the 5th annual installment of its premier conference the “RegTech 2.0” will be held on 7th February 2020 in the City of London.

We are proud to say that over the past 4 years our Conference has continued to receive fantastic positive feedback, becoming a hallmark event featuring on such lists as Business Insiders top global RegTech conferences.

10 years on from the financial crisis the RegTech foundations put in place in its aftermath are showing signs of stress, so this year we will bring together the world’s largest financial institutions, public bodies and systems-providers for far more than your usual conference presentations and chat. Read more…


  • Constructing a compliant AMLDV customer data architecture : 9th May 2019
  • AMLD V customer data interdependencies  : 25th June 2019
  • KYC Registry: Gaps, targets & priorities : 23rd July 2019
  • AML & Surveillance – Gaps & RegTech opportunity : 12th September 2019
  • Global AML RegTech gaps : 26th September 2019
  • Citadel / AMLDV Registry data sharing vision : 28th November 2019
  • RegTech Council 5MLD Registry data project : 30th January 2020
  • AML registry data project priorities: 3rd March 2020


  • US CAT – overview and interdependencies : 30th April 2019
  • EMIR refit deltas and priorities : 27th June 2019
  • EMIR Refit – leveraging a common domain model for standard interpretation : 3rd September 2019
  • EMIR Refit Scope of Work & path forward : 10th October 2019
  • EMIR Refit – DRR launch plan : 26th November 2019
  • EMIR Refit – DRR project plan + EC Fitness Check & FCA/BoE DRR update : 9th January 2020
  • European & UK regulatory data plumbing plans: 19th March 2020
  • Jumpstarting the OTC reg reporting 2.0 roadmap: 30th April 2020
  • UK OTC reg reporting project launch: 2nd June 2020
  • UK EMIR Article 9 DRR Project Launch: 16th July 2020


  • False positive reduction ¦ Reducing false positives – the art of the possible : 7th May 2019
  • Conduct, culture and communication surveillance : 2nd July 2019
  • AML & Surveillance – Gaps & RegTech opportunity : 12th September 2019
  • Overcoming barriers to integrated surveillance: trade, voice, eComms, conduct and AML : 5th November 2019
  • Data ethics, voice & eComms surveillance : 10th  December 2019
  • SM&CR and Surveillance: 12th March 2020
  • SM&CR Guidance for Wholesale Surveillance of Markets, AI & Culture: 23rd April 2020
  • Post-COVID SM&CR surveillance audit readiness: 28th May 2020
  • SM&CR wholesale guidance: Sprint 1 (MAR/MiFID): 9th July 2020
  • Wholesale guidance Sprint 1 MAD/ R II & MiFID III: 6th August 2020