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Applying artificial intelligence to hedge funds- Special report in HFM

In a special report for HFM, Geraldine Gibson-Dautun, CEO, AQMetrics, considers the future of artificial intelligence for hedge funds. Download the report by filling in the below.


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Why investment in the data revolution is priceless

Each emerging regulation, AIFMD, MiFID II, EMIR, MAD II, UCITS V, PRIIPs and SFTR, highlights the need for consumer protection. These regulations aim to create more efficient controls, the absence of which has been attributed to the financial crisis. However … More


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AQMetrics recognised for MiFID II Transaction reporting excellence

AQMetrics is delighted to have been nominated for the 2019 HFM European Hedge Fund Services Awards in the following categories: Best MiFID II solution – trade and transaction reporting Best Regtech solution Best use of cloud technology HFM European Hedge … More


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Meet the Team- Colm Mathews

At AQMetrics we have a highly skilled, experienced and diverse workforce with wide ranging backgrounds. Today, we introduce you to our Graduate Software Engineer, Colm Mathews.     Name: Colm Mathews, Graduate Software Engineer. Describe your job in three words: … More


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AQMetrics attends annual Funds Congress

AQMetrics’ CEO Geraldine Gibson-Dautun will be attending the 8th annual Funds Congress on Thursday, the biggest central London-based asset management conference , on 7 February 2019 at the QEII Conference Centre, Westminster in London. Lorraine Lyons, Business Development, will also … More


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FCA publishes MiFID II guidelines for hard Brexit

The FCA has published their expectations for firms, trading venues and ARMs under the MiFID II Transaction Reporting regime, in the event of a hard Brexit. Four points to take note of: FCA FIRDS will replace ESMA FIRDS, this will be … More


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Meet the Team – Cathal Connolly

At AQMetrics we have a highly skilled, experienced and diverse workforce with wide ranging backgrounds. Today, we introduce you to our Head of Global Regulatory Reporting, Cathal Connolly.     Name: Cathal Connolly, Head of Global Regulatory Reporting  Describe your … More


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UCITS after Brexit

How will law in the UK affect UCITS funds after the 29th March 2019? This is the big question that none of us currently have the answer to.   It is interesting to see however, that larger UCITS managers are … More


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Harmonising regulatory reporting with your firm’s business operating model.

Harmonising regulatory reporting with your firm’s business operating model. Q and A with Cathal Connolly, Head of Global Regulatory Reporting, AQMetrics What can firms do to ensure regulatory reporting accurately reflects the firm’s business operating model?  We sat down with … More


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Meet the Team- Wesley Cooper

At AQMetrics we have a highly skilled, experienced and diverse workforce with wide ranging backgrounds. Today, we introduce you to our data architect, Wesley Cooper.       Name: Wesley Cooper, Data Architect Describe your job in three words: Scalability, … More


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Meet the Team – Phoebe Toal

At AQMetrics we have a highly skilled, experienced and diverse workforce with wide ranging backgrounds. Each month, we introduce you to a member of our team. Today, it’s our Marketing Executive, Phoebe Toal.   Name: Phoebe Toal, Marketing Executive Describe … More


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Meet the Team – Steve Barnes

At AQMetrics we have a highly skilled, experienced and diverse workforce with wide ranging backgrounds. Each month, we introduce you to a member of our team. Today it’s our Chief Technology Officer, Steve Barnes.   Name: Steve Barnes, Chief Technology … More


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CEO Message: 2018 was a year of change, what lies ahead in 2019?

Geraldine Gibson-Dautun, CEO There is no doubt that the world around us is changing rapidly and never more so than in 2018. This was a transformational year for AQMetrics. We started into 2018 with the dawn of MiFID II. All … More


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Meet the team – Bruna Natal Oshiro

At AQMetrics we have a highly skilled, experienced and diverse workforce with wide ranging backgrounds. Each month, we introduce you to a member of our team. This month it’s Bruna Natal Oshiro from our engineering team.   Name: Bruna Natal … More


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Five Innovative Strategies for Resilient MiFID II Reporting

Steve Barnes, CTO In our previous blog, we took time to pause, reflect and consider some lessons learned from the compliance processes for MiFID II transaction reporting. In this blog, we take a step further and look at five ways … More


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How to prove your UCITS Fund is not Index Hugging

With more than 2,000 Irish investment funds facing into Central Bank of Ireland (CBI) investigations to ensure they are not misleading customers about charges and other issues it’s important to ask how these firms can best provide regulators with the … More


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MiFID II Reporting – a year of light and shade

Claire Savage, Chief Operating Officer, AQMetrics Following years of planning and implementation for MiFIR,  it is time to pause and consider the lessons learned from the compliance process and the ongoing considerations in this evolving regulatory environment. The reality of … More


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AQMetrics recognised in top 100 RegTech firms for second year running

DUBLIN and London, 29 November 2018 – AQMetrics, the award-winning provider of regulatory compliance and risk solutions, is honoured to be included in the RegTech 100, as one of the world’s most innovative RegTech companies. The RegTech 100 list acknowledges … More


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Meet the Team- Jody Collins

At AQMetrics we have a highly skilled, experienced and diverse workforce with wide ranging backgrounds. Each month, we introduce you to a member of our team. This month it’s Jody Collins from our Customer Success team.   Name: Jody Collins, … More


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How the new Securitisation Regulation 2017/2402/EU will impact AIFMs and UCITS in 2019.

Regulation (EU) 2017/2402 (Securitisation Regulation) introduces new internal monitoring and reporting challenges for institutional investors. EU AIFMs are already subject to internal monitoring and reporting in relation to securitisation positions under the EU Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive 2011/61/EU (AIFMD). As … More