Compliance Insights and Alerts

Compliance teams are constantly challenged to keep pace with ever-evolving regulatory change while navigating the pressures of geopolitical threats, economic crises, and third-party risks. Uncertain times require a nimble approach to achieve compliance and address business priorities in new ways to enable innovation and growth while minimizing risk.

As the global regulation continues to change, it's key that you keep up to speed with latest developments. Here we capture the latest compliance trends, industry insights, risk alerts, and events.

Latest insights and alerts

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Custody Rule SEC Exams and Enforcement Actions

We have seen an intensified focus on the Custody Rule for private markets fund managers, both from an examination and enforcement perspective.

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FCA Market Watch 69: Focus on Market Conduct and Transaction Reporting

The regulator discusses firms’ arrangements for market abuse surveillance - drawing on their observations from engaging with small and medium-sized firms.

Compliance Alert
  • Compliance
  • RegTech
  • FCA
  • Trade & Transaction
  • Trade Surveillance
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SEC Proposes Rule Amendments Regarding SPACs, Shell Companies, and Projections

The SEC issued a rule proposal to improve investor protections in connection with both initial public offerings made by SPACs, and de-spac transactions.

Compliance Alert
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Sustainable Securitisation: White Whale or Inevitable Next Step in Evolution?

As investor interest in ESG rises, we examine the impact on the credit sector, and in particular the European Collateralised Loan Obligation (CLO) industry and ask, is it possible to satisfy investor demand and ESG regulations?

  • ESG
  • Compliance
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Operational Challenges with Performance Calculation and Reporting

Strengthen performance calculation and reporting processes to combat the opportunity for error caused by heightened investor scrutiny and new regulatory requirements.

  • Compliance
  • Performance
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May 2022 Broker-Dealer Newsletter

ACA's Broker-Dealer team invites you to download the latest edition of our newsletter

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Compliance Induction - 28 June 2022

Senior management in Financial Services firms have a responsibility to ensure their employees have sufficient knowledge and understanding of the Regulatory environment they are working in. This knowledge helps in emphasising the need for compliance with policies and procedures in order to protect the firm and the individual from failing to “do the right thing”.

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Cyber Insurance: Preparing For the Market

Using proprietary data ACA collected over the past few months, our experts will explain the current state of the cyber insurance market, walk through how policies work, and provide key considerations for whether and how to obtain insurance.


Money Laundering Reporting Officer: The Role and Responsibilities - 29 June 2022

The role of the Money Laundering Reporting Officer (MLRO) is a mandatory position in all firms in the Financial Services Industry. This reflects the statutory objective that the Regulator(s) have for ensuring that firms behave with “Integrity”, particularly relating to financial crime prevention. The MLRO therefore plays a significant role in assisting Senior management to ensure that systems and controls relating to anti-money laundering (AML) and countering the risk of terrorist financing (CTF) are appropriate and effective. This course provides practical advice and guidance on the responsibilities of the MLRO, what is expected by the Regulators, both of the Senior Management and the MLRO, and how those responsibilities can be achieved. It should be noted that attendance at this course does assume a good knowledge of the UK’s AML/CTF regulations.

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