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March 30, 2015 - Wolters Kluwer Financial Services, a provider of comprehensive risk, compliance, finance, and audit solutions and services, announced today that Astoria Bank, based in Long Island, N.Y., has implemented many of the company's leading risk and performance management solutions. These include the company's ALM, stress testing, and credit risk and financial analysis technologies.

March 26, 2015 - Global investment in fintech ventures tripled from $4.05 billion in 2013 to $12.2 billion in 2014, with Europe being the fastest growing region in the world, according to a new report by Accenture.

March 9, 2015 - Investment banks globally must begin implementing measures to offset the risk that they could be fined by regional or global regulators for employee misconduct, according to a new research report from GreySpark Partners, a capital markets consulting firm. These risks also extend to regulatory fines and legal costs resulting from organisational misconduct ranging from illegal trading activities to corruption and other forms of illegal or scandalous behaviour. The GreySpark report, Best Practices in Conduct Risk 2015, explains what banks can do to offset threats to profitability related to a growing emphasis on conduct breaches and employee behaviour following the financial crisis.

February 9, 2015 - SunGard has placed as a top vendor in the ninth annual RiskTech100® rankings compiled by Chartis, a leading provider of research and analysis on global risk technology markets. Chartis' RiskTech100® report recognizes technology vendors in areas such as functionality, core technology, market presence, organizational strength, customer satisfaction, and innovation. SunGard has ranked in the top five each year since the annual RiskTech100® report was created in 2005, and has placed first overall a total of four times.

March 24, 2015 - Rsam, the market leader and fastest time-to-value provider of Governance, Risk and Compliance (GRC) solutions, today announced the completion of a $32 million strategic growth investment from JMI Equity, a growth equity firm focused on investing in leading software and services companies.

February 23, 2015 - Business analytics leader SAS has appointed Troy Haines to head its newly formed Risk Research and Quantitative Solutions division. As Senior Vice President, Haines will direct strategy, research and product management of risk management initiatives across the globe.

February 4, 2015 - The Securities and Exchange Commission today released publications that address cybersecurity at brokerage and advisory firms and provide suggestions to investors on ways to protect their online investment accounts.

March 16, 2015 - AxiomSL, a global provider of regulatory reporting and risk management solutions, announced today that Julius Baer, the leading Swiss private banking group, has chosen AxiomSL's strategic platform to automate its group-level and Swiss entity Basel III calculations and reporting, as well as its group-level and Swiss entity statistical reporting. This expands on Julius Baer's ongoing use of AxiomSL for financial reporting in Hong Kong and Singapore.

February 17, 2015 - AQMetrics announced today that its integrated regulatory risk management and compliance software has been upgraded to seamlessly work with Bloomberg reference data.

February 2, 2015 - Thomson Reuters, the world's leading source of intelligent information for businesses and professionals, today announced the launch of a new solution to help clients more efficiently respond to and navigate regulatory risks.

March 13, 2015 - ISITC (The International Securities Association for Institutional Trade Communication), the industry trade group focused on standards in transaction processing and related communications, today announced the results of its annual member survey which examines perspectives on the financial services industry's progress and focus for the year.

February 11, 2015 - Banco Santander (Suisse) SA has selected NG|Screener, the innovative software solution from NetGuardians, to help them proactively meet requirements in a strict international regulatory environment.

January 28, 2015 - Sword Active Risk, a supplier of specialist risk management software and services, has announced a record period for new clients selecting its Active Risk Manager (ARM) solution. In the last 12 months the company has seen many high profile international companies in the energy, utilities, transport and finance sectors choosing ARM to manage risk across their business operations.

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