Compliance Insights and Alerts

Compliance teams are constantly challenged to keep pace with ever-evolving regulatory change while navigating the pressures of geopolitical threats, economic crises, and third-party risks. Uncertain times require a nimble approach to achieve compliance and address business priorities in new ways to enable innovation and growth while minimizing risk.

As the global regulation continues to change, it's key that you keep up to speed with latest developments. Here we capture the latest compliance trends, industry insights, risk alerts, and events.

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Key Trends and Forces Shaping Risk and Compliance Management in 2021

2020 saw interrelated shifts and changes on a scale not seen since The Great Depression: global economic turmoil, supply chain disruptions, and increased cyber and regulatory threats, among others. At ACA, we call this phenomenon RiskMutation.

In this report, ACA's Carlo di Florio analyzes the financial industry trends and broader forces impacting risk and compliance management in 2021. The report also explores the concerns, pain points, and focus areas of risk and compliance leaders from hundreds of firms polled by ACA.

Download the report to learn what you need to know to stay ahead of the curve and successfully navigate RiskMutation as it happens.

Latest insights and alerts

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The Changing Compliance Landscape for Venture Capital & Other Private Markets Fund Managers

Although many venture capital firms in the U.S. today are exempt reporting advisers (ERAs), scrutiny of these firms has increased.

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  • Compliance

2021: The Year in Review

As you look ahead to 2022, here are a few of 2021’s key regulatory and industry highlights that may impact how you prioritize year-end compliance tasks, allocate resources, and plan future initiatives.

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  • Compliance

The UK National Security and Investment Act 2021 – sneaking into force early 2022

The UK National Security and Investment Act of 2021 (NSI) comes into force on 4 January 2022. It allows the UK Government to scrutinise and block any acquisition they feel may harm national security. Learn how this impacts your firms future acquisition plans:

Compliance Alert
  • Compliance

Key Regulatory Timelines for 2022

To help firms prepare for the new year, we’ve created a simple visual timeline of key financial services regulatory milestones for you to download, keep, and reference throughout 2022.

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  • Compliance
  • ESG
  • Brexit
  • SEC
  • Managed Services
  • Trade & Transaction

ACA Group Named Best Regulatory Consultancy - North America by RegTech Insight

ACA is honored to be voted Best Regulatory Consultancy - North America in the RegTech Insight Awards 2021 USA.

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  • Compliance
  • ACA News
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FCA Market Watch 68: Mind the Surveillance and Compliance Gaps!

The FCA's recent Market Watch 68 focuses on web-based trading platforms and the rates and fixed income products traded on them, and flags concerns about gaps in surveillance, monitoring and reporting. Read our guidance on what this means for firms

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  • Compliance
  • ComplianceAlpha
  • Trade & Transaction
  • Managed Services

Events

Annual Compliance Training - 26 January 2022

The regulator is clear, you and your team must review your competence and training needs regularly. This course is designed specifically to assist all staff in meeting and staying up to date with their statutory and regulatory obligations.

Online Training

Client Money - 27 January 2022

Financial services providers that hold or control client money or assets must follow specific rules outlined in the Financial Conduct Authority’s (FCA) Clients Assets Sourcebook (CASS). This course is specifically designed to assist teams in dealing with client money audits and the client assets report, as well as helping them stay up to date with statutory and regulatory obligations in this complicated area.

Online Training

ACA Group and NSCP Cybersecurity Program Survey Results

We've again partnered with the National Society of Compliance Professionals (NSCP) to provide financial services firms with an opportunity to gain insight into cybersecurity compliance programs. Join us as we present the results of the survey.

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