Regulators globally expect firms to be more dynamic than ever in detecting, preventing, and remediating compliance issues within their operations.
FREMONT, CA: In a data-driven economy and an ever-changing regulatory requirement, Regulatory technology (RegTech) has helped remove obstacles in customer onboarding and meeting the compliance needs of AML, KYC, and Regulatory Reporting. It has provided significant automated efficiencies and management oversight for financial services.
Implementing RegTech solutions has allowed businesses to stay ahead of their competitors and comply with the growing advanced technological ability of regulators to recognize misconduct and non-compliance.
RegTech simplifies the operational process through its provision of automated, scalable, and enterprise-wide solutions. It allows users to access knowledge, generate instant automated reports, lead in-depth trade surveillance, source data insights to offer complete overviews, apply machine learning, and identify questionable patterns in real-time.
The technology can also efficiently assist asset managers in managing their firm’s risk and compliance programs, and address regulatory demands across the organization from the employee’s desktop to the boardroom. It supports firms, big or small, to recognize possible clash in interest in employee activities, all the while streamlining the process of employees to provide approval requests and disclosure for gifts and entertainment, political contributions, and any external business activities.
The majority of the RegTech solutions also provide the ability to leverage on the expertise of the providers’ team of compliance, technology, and cybersecurity professionals.
The performance of RegTech facilitate working hours of compliance staff to be dedicated to customer-centric activities or investigating cases, instead of spending numerous hours manually checking, analyzing, and complaining strenuous and tedious statistic and data continuously.
Utilizing modern, cost-effective technologies improves productivity gains, and containing costs are significant features in staying competitive in the financial service market, while focusing on service, customer experience, and retention are essential factors in sustaining long term success.
RegTech offers increased gains, alleviated costs, decreased risk, and can mark regulatory issues before infringements occur. Using it reduces the chances of receiving fines or penalties for compliance errors and prevent adverse publicity and reputational damage.