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September 15, 2021

4 ways the DOJ's 2020 guidance is changing compliance

Learn how the DOJ’s 2020 guidance has influenced how regulated firms approach compliance in practice.

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September 8, 2021

How to bring your policy management process into the 21st century - Part 2

Learn how organizations can prove the effectiveness of their compliance programs.

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September 2, 2021

Amanda Brief, US Marketing Director, discusses her experience at Clausematch

Amanda Brief is the US Marketing Director at Clausematch. We recently sat down with Amanda to learn about her role at Clausematch.

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August 25, 2021

How to bring your policy management process into the 21st century - Part 1

Learn how organizations can adapt to new technologies and make compliance an integral part of their firms culture.

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August 20, 2021

AI for compliance obligation detection: Teach your neural network the art of tagging ft. TechNation LawTech

In an effort to develop a digital regulatory obligation detection solution, Clausematch recently participated in the LawTech Sandbox Pilot. Read on to learn more about the project.

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August 10, 2021

How to convince your executive team to purchase RegTech

With the influx of new regulation brought about by Covid-19, Regulatory Technology (RegTech) investment has risen to the top of regulated firms' agendas. Read on to learn how to convince your executive team to purchase RegTech.

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July 27, 2021

Lara Astafyeva, Financial Specialist, discusses her experience at Clausematch

Lara Astafyeva is the Financial Specialist at Clausematch. We recently sat down with Lara to learn about her role at Clausematch.

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July 20, 2021

5 takeaways from the “Voice of RegTech” report

To get a better understanding of how the pandemic has impacted RegTech firms, Clausematch recently conducted its first ‘Voice of RegTech’ survey between May 2020 and May 2021. Read on to view the main takeaways from the report.

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July 15, 2021

How to embed compliance into your firm's DNA

With a growing emphasis on accountability and systems of record, firms can no longer get by with a prescriptive approach. Learn how to make compliance an integral part of your firm's culture at every level. 

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July 7, 2021

The growing importance of culture in keeping firms compliant

Regulators across the globe increasingly expect firms to demonstrate they're making compliance an integral part of their decision-making processes. Learn how to establish a culture of compliance for your organization.

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June 21, 2021

Emma Kempton, VP of Account Management, discusses her experience at Clausematch

Emma Kempton is the VP of Account Management at Clausematch, located in the United Kingdom. We recently sat down with Emma to learn about her role at Clausematch.

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June 16, 2021

The loudest conduct fines of the decade

How did organizations perform from a compliance standpoint in 2020 vs. 2008? We compiled a breakdown of misconduct fines since the financial crisis of 2008.

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June 8, 2021

3 reasons Word, Excel, and SharePoint aren't solving your policy management problems

Learn why Word, Excel, and SharePoint are making your policy management problems worse instead of solving them.

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May 24, 2021

Why everything starts with policies

If you want your organization to be more agile and resilient, it is critical to have well written, communicated, and enforced policies. Michael Rasmussen discuss why everything starts with policies. Read more

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May 13, 2021

Jeff Weiss, EVP of Sales, discuss growth of Clausematch's US team

Jeff Weiss is the EVP of Sales at Clausematch, located in the United States. We recently sat down with Jeff to learn about his role at Clausematch and hear about the exciting growth of the US team.

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April 28, 2021

Embracing new technology: RegTech's role in a post-covid world

Forced to adapt to a new normal or close shop indefinitely, regulated firms have invested heavily in regtech over the past 12 months. To the point where 70% of firms overall — and 81% of systemically important ones — report having become reliant on it.

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April 14, 2021

3 reasons you need one portal for your policies in 2021

Clearly, the way we do compliance needs to change — to borrow an often repeated 2020 catchphrase — now more than ever. And it all starts with having one, single, centralised policy portal for your whole organisation. Here's why this is crucial in 2021.

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April 7, 2021

How to make compliance easier and boost employee engagement

A strong compliance programme is critical to long-term success. But for it to be truly effective, there must be a commitment on both sides.

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March 26, 2021

The future of compliance and policy management

In our latest webinar, The future of compliance and policy management, Fenergo's global director of financial crime, Rachel Woolley, sat down with our founder and CEO, Evgeny Likhoded, and two other industry experts to discuss the biggest compliance challenges and opportunities that lie ahead.

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March 23, 2021

How to ensure your policy portal becomes a golden source of truth

How to ensure your policy portal becomes a golden source of truth

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February 22, 2021

Getting accountability compliance right: how to tackle SMCR efficiently and effective

Personal accountability in financial services isn't a new concept. But the UK's Senior Management & Certification Regime (SMCR) is going to bring about sweeping changes to how it's done.

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February 16, 2021

Part 3: The policy journey only works if you consider it end to end

The policy should help define the controls in your business. These controls allow you to undertake self-assessments on a regular basis. Failure of controls, especially bad ones, can lead to regulator intervention. At best it leads to a flurry of internal activity to put things right. Often, but not always, it is a failure of control or the lack of one.

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February 11, 2021

Part 2: Who needs an agile and effective policy management system?

In part 1 of this series, we discussed the pitfalls of relying on desktop applications like Word and email to manage policy updates and communication. Now we explore the alternative.

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February 8, 2021

Part 1: Policy Management is no longer just a back office function

There are some key focus areas that have been brought to the fore by the pandemic, especially communication surveillance has given recent announcements by the FCA on the subject of monitoring home working users as effectively as those in the office environment. Others continue to be a priority focus, including, AML/KYC, regulatory horizon scanning and Regulatory reporting.

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November 25, 2020

White Labelling: Why Do It?

Understanding the market is crucial. We evaluate existing products on the market and closely review best practices to ensure we exceed industry standards. We often speak with our clients and industry experts to deliver solutions that add value to our potential users. From this, we have come up with some important findings.

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November 2, 2020

How to build a strong business case for digital transformation

In our recent webinar, The future of compliance is digital, connected, and automated, our head of partnerships Anastasia Dokuchaeva sat down with governance, risk, and compliance expert Michael Rasmussen to discuss how to make a robust business case for tech adoption.

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October 27, 2020

The future of compliance is digital, connected, and automated: webinar highlights

Here are the highlights from our latest webinar The future of compliance is digital, connected, and automated, our head of partnerships Anastasia Dokuchaeva sat down with governance, risk, and compliance expert Michael Rasmussen to discuss these and other burning questions about the future of compliance.

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October 2, 2020

Is the next wave of digitalisation in compliance finally here?

In an increasingly regulated world, this attachment to old technology has made things more time-consuming, costly, and challenging than they have to be. With Covid-19 normalising remote working — and making the need for smart, connected documents more pressing than ever — could we finally be ready for another quantum leap?

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September 7, 2020

How smart connected documents can transform your business

It's not compliance that's the issue, but how we do it. Or, to wrap up our analogy, the problem isn't that cars have brakes, it's that we use outdated methods to keep them in good nick.

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September 2, 2020

The New Normal: what does it mean for compliance?

Alongside "unprecedented" and "now more than ever", "the new normal" has been one of the most oft-repeated phrases throughout the Covid-19 pandemic. But what does this new normal actually look like for regulated businesses? How will it affect compliance and the way compliance teams do their jobs moving forward?

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August 5, 2020

COVID-19 triggers digital transformation for insurance industry

In this ever-changing environment, insurers — like many other businesses — have had to react quickly to government legislation, and have worked hard to establish new rules and etiquette for everyday social interaction. Close human contact has, however, always been at the heart of this historic industry, and fundamental to the negotiation process.

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July 27, 2020

Rethinking compliance in the post-Covid-19 era

More recently, when the 2008 financial crisis shook public confidence in the banking system, governments around the world beefed up regulations and raised conduct standards. At the same time, tech startups rose to the occasion, positioning themselves as an alternative to traditional banking.

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July 10, 2020

Compliance moving forward: what does the future hold post-Covid-19?

As with other majorly disruptive events, changes won’t just be short-term. Covid-19 will also have lasting effects. In a recent webinar — Compliance moving forward — we brought together a panel of experts to discuss the challenges and opportunities this will create for regulated businesses and the ever more important role of regtech in a post-pandemic world.

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July 1, 2020

Why compliance needs innovation

While compliance technology has advanced by leaps and bounds over the past few years, firms are yet to make the most of what's on offer. In 2019, tech was the top priority for 57% of compliance officers. But only 10% of firms are getting full value out of the tools they've invested in.

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June 29, 2020

Clausematch at FinTech Innovation Lab New York, Class of 2020

Clausematch was one of 10 companies selected to participate in the FinTech Innovation Lab NYC 2020. This 12-week program is managed by an amazing team led by Maria Gotsch, The Partnership Fund for New York City, along with John Cusano and David Treat, co-heads of the FinTech Innovation Lab, Accenture.

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June 12, 2020

Managing back to work risks: view from a compliance perspective

In just a few weeks, the novel coronavirus pandemic has turned people's daily lives upside down and had a profound influence on the way they work. Many firms now are asking themselves whether employees will be prepared to return to the kinds of working patterns they had before, once the pandemic is over.

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June 7, 2020

Covid-19: a turning point for the insurance industry?

Digital transformation has been on the insurance industry's agenda for years. But the Covid-19 crisis has arguably given it a newfound sense of urgency.

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April 30, 2020

Strengthening compliance in the age of remote working

Remote working is a highly sought after perk. So much so, that 78% of employees report being willing to take a pay cut in exchange. Yet, many businesses have resisted it… until COVID-19 forced their hand.

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April 27, 2020

COVID 19: Firms' manual methods will complicate maintaining compliance culture among distributed workforce

Compliance post Covid-19

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April 23, 2020

Covid-19: Compliance officers overwhelmed with queries because front office cannot access self-service 'tools'

Compliance officers working from home are overwhelmed with queries from front-office staff who can no longer access the self-service tools they would normally rely on to navigate compliance questions.

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April 8, 2020

Crisis exposes weaknesses in firms' policy management processes

Firms have found their policy management apparatuses, often critical to crisis management and communications, can be disorderly and outdated.

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February 25, 2020

Hitting 20/20 compliance vision: how to choose the right tech

The world in 2020 is a phenomenal place. And it's all down to tech.

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February 20, 2020

The Regulation of Regulations: are we on the way to regulation beyond borders?

From the Bribery Act to GDPR, and recently the technology taxes proposed by certain European nations, there have been examples of bold proposals by regulators to solve persisting issues. This venture-type approach to regulation has its upsides

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February 1, 2020

How to embed technology into old compliance systems

If you're a centuries-old organisation that's been following the same procedures for decades, day in day out, the process that turns actions into lasting habits is dialled up to 20.

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January 16, 2020

Are you still doing compliance with paper and spreadsheets?

The compliance sector, plagued for years by painfully manual processes is one such area where technology has started to play a transformative role.

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June 17, 2016

Regulatory change programmes difficult to coordinate in distributed working environment; key deadlines loom

Regulatory change programmes are proving more difficult to coordinate and execute in a distributed working environment, forcing firms to find better ways to work.

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