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TSB is discontinuing its contract with Banco Sabadell tech subisidiary Sabis in order to bring its IT responsibilities back inhouse following the badly botched migration to the Spanish bank's platform last year.

London – January 7th , 2019 - New research by independent financial regulatory think-tank JWG, in partnership with Inforalgo, the Capital Markets data automation specialist, shows that after years of ‘making do’, financial institutions are now proactively ramping up their regulatory compliance capabilities to cope with intensifying global requirements - and the significant additional demands of MiFID II.

SS&C Technologies Holdings, Inc. (Nasdaq: SSNC), a global provider of financial services software and software-enabled services, today reported the results of its "2017 Insurance Asset Management Technology Outlook."  One of the key findings of the survey revealed that addressing local regulation and accounting standards was the leading operational challenge when it comes to firms' expansion strategies. 

Sapient Consulting, an integrated network leveraging technology to enable transformation across industries, today announced new research to understand how emerging technologies are transforming data management at buy-side firms.

IBM (NYSE:IBM) and Red Hat (NYSE:RHT), the world's leading provider of open source cloud software, announced today that the companies have reached a definitive agreement under which IBM will acquire all of the issued and outstanding common shares of Red Hat for $190.00 per share in cash, representing a total enterprise value of approximately $34 billion.

The rise of fintech is set to fundamentally change the financial services industry, forcing banks to change their operating models and requiring regulators to adapt to address risks while promoting innovation, says a new paper from the Basel Committee on Banking Supervision.

Overall global VC investment for financial technology (FinTech) increased by 10.9 % to $17.4 billion in 2016 with 1,436 deals in total according to statistics compiled through PitchBook by Innovate Finance, the not-for-profit membership association for global FinTech. This level of funding surpassed the 2015 total of $15.6 billion.

Lloyds Banking Group is to invest £3 billion over the next three years to transform the business into a "digitised, simple, low risk, customer focused, UK financial services provider".

Global VC investment for FinTech in H1 2017 attracted $6.5 billion of VC investment with 787 deals, a 45% decrease year on year, according to statistics compiled through Pitchbook by Innovate Finance, the not-for-profit membership association for global FinTech.

Calastone, the global fund transaction network has today launched a new whitepaper, “The accelerating power of technology: lessons for the future of fund distribution.” Within the paper, research conducted by Calastone demonstrates that structural changes are being made to include technologists in the makeup of boards and senior management teams across the FTSE-100. This development, Calastone writes, is due to the ever-growing importance of technology as a driver for business strategy and innovation.

GFT, the global IT consultancy for the financial services industry, today announces the results of a global survey into retail bank’s attitudes towards digital transformation. The results show that the UK is one of the most mature markets with a staggering 100% of retail banks saying they have a digital transformation strategy in place.

SS&C Technologies Holdings, Inc. (Nasdaq: SSNC), a global provider of financial services software and software-enabled services, today announced the top findings from AUG The Exchange's Asset Management Operations and Compensation Study for 2017, sponsored by Investment Advisor Association and SS&C Advent. The study tracks key industry trends in technology and operations spending, as well as employee compensation across key positions.

Asset management professionals continue to prioritize back-office automation and managing increased regulatory reporting, according to the 2016 Asset Management Industry Trends Survey released today by Confluence, a global leader in investment data management automation for regulatory, financial and investor reporting.

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