By January 2018, European legislation will have significantly changed the financial services sector. The sheer volume of transactions, products and firms affected by new...

We were pleased to speak at the Asset Control User Conference on Tuesday about the challenges of using RegTech in the context of comprehensive...

JWG’s Customer Data Management Group (CDMG) March focus was the soon to be implemented (3 July 2016) Market Abuse Regulation (MAR). JWG have created a...
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In the post-Easter week, regulators were busy shining a spotlight on remuneration practices in the industry.  We saw the EBA releasing a report looking...
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On 15 February, ESMA released a discussion paper with the purpose of consulting stakeholder opinions on the technical implementation of the incoming Benchmarks Regulation. ...

The market abuse regulation (MAR) is fast approaching and will impact not just financial services firms, but also any EU listed company. Identified in a...

On 28 January 2016, ESMA published a paper consulting on a number of draft guidelines falling under a fraction of the Market Abuse Regulation...

Over the last six months, market monitoring and market abuse have had their fair share of coverage.  The industry witnessed the conviction of Tom...

Yesterday, ESMA published a note - originally from 2 October - regarding the potential for a delay to MiFID II.  The note is categorical...

JWG analysis. On 9 November 2015, ESMA published its Q&A on the implementation of the current Market Abuse Directive (MAD).  For those of you looking...