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As you prepare to close 2019 strong and get ready for 2020, budgeting for RegTech as an efficient and cost-effective way to drive efficiencies and build a strong compliance program should be top of mind. Download our infographic to see how your peers are implementing - and budgeting for - RegTech.
- Regulatory Technology
With less than three months of the year remaining, compliance professionals are feeling the pressure to cross off those final to-do’s for 2019 and build a strong foundation for 2020. To get firsthand insight on the challenges CCOs face, we sat down with one of ACA’s newest senior principal consultants and former CCO, Leigh Emery, to chat about the year-end obstacles, how to overcome them, and what trends to prepare for in 2020.
Following on from Market Watch 59, the FCA has just published Market Watch 62 where yet again it is taking aim at the numerous data quality issues seen in MiFIR transaction reports. The FCA’s persistent focus on the topic and the fact that many firms do not appear to be taking on board their observations make it increasingly likely that the FCA’s patience might be wearing thin.
- Trade & Transaction
ACA Compliance Group Enhances Automated Trade Blotter Review Tool to Align with the SEC’s Latest Trading Data Request Template
ACA's automated trade blotter review tool includes a trading file request template that aligns with the SEC's latest data request template to help registered investment advisers more thoroughly, proactively, and efficiently prepare for a potential SEC examination.
- Regulatory Technology
- Trade Surveillance
Robotic Process Automation (RPA) refers to the use of software to perform repetitive, routine tasks that are considered monotonous and uninteresting to humans.
- AML and Financial Crime
ACA’s new Analysis and Review Centre provides a dedicated compliance resource hub to support financial service firms with their essential everyday regulatory responsibilities.
- Managed Services
A cyber-attack can happen at any time, often when we least expect it. Many of us wouldn't even think of the possibility of being hacked during something as routine as our morning commute. However, the reality is that many of us use electronic devices every day, all day, that can become targets for cyber crime. The good news is we can prevent these attacks. This blog post discusses how.
Learn more about the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) amendments signed into law October 11, 2019. The CCPA, with the accepted amendments, will go into effect on January 1, 2020.
On October 8, 2019, FINRA released a new Reg BI and Form CRS Checklist to help firms determine whether their supervisory systems are in compliance with Regulation Best Interest and the Form CRS Relationship Summary.