Regulatory Technology Insights

Firms are turning to technology at a record rate thanks in large part to the pandemic. According to industry analyst Greenwich Associates58% of firms invested in third-party surveillance technology in 2020almost double from the same period in 2019. This is supported by the findings in Thomson Reuters' Fintech, RegTech and the Role of Compliance Report 2021: of the 400 compliance and risk practitioners surveyed, 70% said the pandemic has increased their reliance on technology.

But while firms are making progress with the digitization of their compliance programs, there is still work to be done: a recent OCIE Risk Alert noted technology gaps as an area of deficiency in investment adviser compliance programs.

Our regulatory technology professionals develop resources and share insights to help firms understand the impact of technology on risk and compliance and how they can best incorporate technology into their own programs. Below are our most recent insights.

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Latest insights

ACA Technology Solutions Celebrates 2018 RegTech Growth and Innovation

January 29, 2019

ACA is marking a successful year of regulatory technology (“RegTech”) product innovation, global team expansion, and client growth in 2018.

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ACA Shortlisted for Multiple Awards for Compliance Advisory, Technology, and Cybersecurity

December 18, 2018

ACA has been shortlisted for multiple awards by the HFM US Hedge Fund Technology Awards 2019, Fund Technology and WSL Awards 2019, and Alt Credit Intelligence US Services Awards 2019, and Private Asset Management Awards 2019.

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Employee Data Governance Policies: Minimizing Impact, Maximizing Value

December 12, 2018

Regulatory mandates and pressure from investors are driving firms to implement new security policies which can be challenging for employees. Here's a set of key guidelines to minimize the impact and maximize the value of implementations for your employees.

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How RegTech Helps Compliance Teams Increase Efficiency and Reduce Risk

December 05, 2018

Although regulatory compliance will always be a function led and directed by people, technology can support those efforts and make processes more efficient and effective. Here are five ways it can be of benefit to your firm to make RegTech an everyday part of your compliance program.

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ACA Compliance Group Selected for RegTech 100 for 2019

November 20, 2018

ACA has been selected for the RegTech 100 for 2019 by RegTech Analyst, a specialist research firm. The RegTech 100 recognizes the most innovative tech companies transforming compliance, risk management, and cybersecurity.

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Code of Ethics/Personal Trading Technology – Understanding the Three Key Benefits

November 01, 2018

The adoption of RegTech is rapidly becoming business as usual for an increasing number of compliance teams, with personal trading/code of ethics compliance being one of the most significant areas of RegTech adoption. ACA's Jordan Schwartz details the major benefits of adopting a code of ethics/personal trading technology solution.

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