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Claire Savage talks to the Financial Technologist about Fintech and Diversity

Recently COO Claire Savage sat down with the Financial Technologist, as part of their champions of diversity series. At AQMetrics, we strongly believe that diverse teams produce the best results. Our team is solving complex problems with software solutions for … More


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Data: Asset or Liability – regulatory compliance data innovation

By Wesley Cooper, Data Architect, AQMetrics In this series of blog posts, we explore how the next generation of intelligent regulatory reporting solutions are delivering insights far beyond their original purpose. This second feature in the series looks at the … More


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How to turn data into diamonds – regulatory compliance data innovation

By Steve Barnes, CTO In this series of blog posts, we explore intelligent regulatory reporting solutions and how the next generation of  solutions are delivering insights far beyond their original purpose. This first feature in the series looks at the … More


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AQMetrics Drives Future Growth With Three New Senior Hires

DUBLIN, LONDON and NEW YORK, 9 July 2018 — AQMetrics, a leading Software as a Service company, today announced it is growing its senior team with the addition of Barry McCarthy as CFO, Rishi Thapar as Risk Manager and Atishma … More


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AQMetrics named one of the hottest Fintechs in Europe

AQMetrics is delighted to be included in FinTechCity’s FinTech50 list for the second year running. Recognised on the list of the hottest Financial Technology firms to watch for the coming year, The FinTech50 is selected by an international panel of … More


Blog, Market Data, Technology

Effective Data Management in a Fragmented Market

By Breige Tinnelly, AQMetrics Our recent conversations with compliance and risk managers at investment management firms have highlighted a common pain point, which is how to put in place the right kind of technology platform to cater for both existing … More


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Risk Reporting challenges Algo Trading Firms

By Geraldine Gibson, CEO, AQMetrics Sweeping new rules and technological advances have given regulators unprecedented insights into the markets they’re charged with overseeing. A constant stream of high-quality information from exchanges around the world is arming regulators with the analytics … More


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Regulatory Reset: What Irish Funds Need to Know About CP86

By Lorraine Lyons, Business Development Representative For the Irish Fund Management industry in the coming year, one regulatory change stands out: namely the introduction of the Fund Management Companies Guidance, or CP86. This far-reaching set of initiatives has of course … More


Blog, MiFID II:Articles

MiFID II Meetup: What to prioritise for the next 100 days

Following the success of our inaugural London MiFID II meetup in July, AQMetrics hosted a second event in late September to work through some of the key issues in advance of the 3 January 2018. The event once again brought … More


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MiFID II: Addressing the Challenges Together

With the final implementation of MiFID II now a mere six months away, the time has come for individual firms to seriously consider how these rules will impact them and the daily running of their business. At AQMetrics, we believe … More


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The Regulatory Pressure on Funds for Data Accuracy

Speaking at this year’s Global Alternative Investment Management Conference (GAIM), Suzan Rose, chief compliance officer (CCO) at Marshall Wace North America, voiced the key Regulatory pressure facing anyone registered as CCO of an investment fund, even though many are not … More


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Achieving certainty of your Portfolio Risk Analytics with Open Protocol

By Ryan Kipp, Head of Sales Americas, AQMetrics From rogue traders to hedge fund failures, Ponzi schemes to Madoff, it is little wonder that operational due diligence (ODD) has become such a vital component of the asset management industry. And … More


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Joining the Dots: The Value of an Integrated Approach to Risk Monitoring and Regulatory Reporting

  By Geraldine Gibson, Chief Executive Officer, AQMetrics. Regulatory reporting and risk monitoring are now, quite rightly, both considered high priority for most firms in the financial industry. Yet despite the growing reliance on quality data, analytics and insights to … More


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AQMetrics Adds Legal Expert to Lead New U.K. Office

Breige A. Tinnelly joins RegTech Firm to continue driving growth within the U.K. DUBLIN and LONDON, May 8, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Leading RegTech company, AQMetrics, today announced that recognized industry veteran, Breige A. Tinnelly, is joining the firm as Head … More


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Combating Spreadsheet Risk in Private Equity Firms

By Geraldine Gibson, CEO, AQMetrics Since the introduction of the Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive (AIFMD), Private Equity firms have been coming under increased regulatory pressure to demonstrate stronger systems and controls, particularly around data management. Many PE firms however … More


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2016 Regtech Reflections & Five Predictions for 2017

With 2016 fading fast into the rearview mirror, we’ve taken a close look at the key regulatory and technology trends from the past year and put together our thoughts on what’s to come in 2017. With regulation constantly changing around … More


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Internationalization of Regulation – Part II

Recent amendments to the Investment Company Act (ICA) of 1940 have compounded regulatory hurdles for Europe-based hedge funds that conduct business in the United States.  Although hedge funds are typically able to avoid registration with the ICA under 3©1 exemptions, … More


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MiFIDII Culture and Conduct – Consistency and Control

By Claire Savage, COO, AQMetrics In light of the recent global financial crisis, and with MiFIDII fast approaching, the UK’s Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) along with other regulators in Europe, has been placing an increasing emphasis on culture and conduct. … More


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AQMetrics named on H2 Ventures and KPMG’s 2016 Fintech 100

AQMetrics is thrilled to be recognised in H2 Ventures and KPMG’s 2016 Fintech 100 – the list of the world’s leading fintech innovators for 2016! The Fintech 100 features the world’s leading 50 Established Innovators, and the 50 most intriguing ‘Emerging Stars’. The … More


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Reflections from a RegTech Masterclass

By Geraldine Gibson I recently had the privilege of speaking at a ‘RegTech Masterclass’, hosted by Burges Salmon in London, where top of the agenda was the subject of MiFID II. This is perhaps not surprising, given that MiFID II … More