Financial Research & Analytics

Financial Research & Analytics

ECB stress test reveals potential climate peril for European banks

A climate stress test by the European Central Bank (ECB) has found firms based in areas most open to physical risk could see their creditworthiness impacted by climate change.

Banks believe London will remain global financial center despite Brexit

A recent Lloyds Bank survey has found that banks believe London will maintain its leading global financial center status despite the regulatory uncertainty posed by Brexit.

Kroll introduces new KYC solution to strengthen checks, onboarding efficiency

US firm Kroll has introduced Kroll Business Connect, a new know-your-customer (KYC) tool to bolster the onboarding efficiency and KYC checks.

SEC chair highlights US cryptocurrency regulation shortfalls

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) chair has outlined gaps in US regulation of cryptocurrencies that could cause investor risk and financial crime concerns.

BIS paper outlines Big Tech regulation challenges in financial services

The Bank for International Settlements (BIS) has published a paper underlining the challenges caused by rapid Big Tech growth in the financial services sector.

MAS reveals plans to launch new banking data-sharing platform

The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) has revealed it has been working with legal and industry partners to develop a platform to help banks securely share information.

Varo Bank taps Quantifind’s AI platform for adverse screening, automated investigations

Varo Bank has selected financial crime investigation firm Quantifind’s Graphyte platform to optimise its adverse media screening and investigations automation performance.

Survey finds SFTR is leading to regulatory reporting consolidation

A survey conducted by IHS Markit and Pirum has found over 70% of regulatory respondents plan to consolidate their diverse reporting processes under a single platform.

Cognitive View considers funding for its global expansion

Founded in 2018, the Australian firm Cognitive View analyses customer communication data to identify conduct-related risk. The company – led by CEO Dilip Mohapatra – have had a busy last year, despite the challenges brought about by the pandemic. So what is next for the company?

CSS expands aosphere alliance to integrate data services with investment platform

Compliance Solutions Strategies (CSS) has expanded its collaboration with legal firm aosphere to integrate the latter’s market data services with CSS’ investment monitoring platform.
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