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How Your Compliance Team
Can Set Derivative Traders Up For Success

Part of our Position Limits Service, Room-in-a-Name helps bridge the gap between Compliance teams and Traders.
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Dutch Financial Services Group Chooses FundApps

Headquartered in The Netherlands, the Group manages more than EUR 800 billion of revenue-generating investments.
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FundApps Launches Rapportr - Reporting Made Simple

Sitting alongside the FundApps Platform, Rapportr is the first fully integrated compliance reporting engine. 
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Latest Industry News

Read about the latest on regulatory changes from different jurisdictions and updates from the SEC, SEBI and ESMA.

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Stock exchanges prepare to activate their Brexit contingency plans
These plans reflect fears in the City that the UK's departure from the EU will trigger a radical reshuffle of where investors can buy and sell European stocks.
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FCA issue 900k fine for undisclosed short position
The Hong Kong-based hedge fund was fined almost £875,000 after it failed to tell the market it had built up a huge short position against Premier Oil.
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SEC Charges Investment Adviser with Schedule 13D Reporting Violations
The firm has been fined $100,000.
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China - QFII & RQFII programmes for foreign investment to be combined
The move comes after regulators abolished the quota restrictions in both programmes in June.
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Sweden - Launch of new reporting system for short selling
The Swedish regulator, FI, will launch a new reporting system for the reporting of net short positions: the Short Selling Online Reporting tool.
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ESMA renews reduction of EU SSR limit
ESMA has renewed its decision requiring net short position holders to report positions of 0.1% and above. This will be in place for another 3 months.
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Isle of Man - Beneficial Ownership (Amendment) Bill 2020
A consultation exercise has been launched by the Cabinet Office asking for views on the Beneficial Ownership (Amendment) Bill 2020.
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ESMA publishes list of thresholds for shareholder identification
ESMA drafted this document to enhance transparency around the regimes adopted across the EU.
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Japan - amendments of the disclosure rules for tender offers
On 23rd June draft amendments were made to the disclosure rules for tender offers.
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Australian Treasury publish draft of foreign investment review framework
The reforms update Australia’s foreign investment review framework in three broad ways: addressing national security risks, strengthening compliance and streamlining investment in non-sensitive businesses.
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France lowers threshold triggering FDI screening mechanism for listed companies to 10%
This will apply to non-EU and non-EEA investors or to any investor fiscally domiciled outside the European Union and European Economic Area.
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SEC 13F disclosure change would allow activists to "go dark", lawyers warn
Under the proposed change only the largest hedge funds would have to detail equity stakes.
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Italy - three months extension of the strengthened transparency obligations
Due to the continuing uncertainty about the evolution of the economic and financial situation  generated by the COVID-19 epidemic, the extension will run until 12th October 2020.
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Poland - changes to foreign investment screening regime
The act introduced a new set of provisions in the Act on Control of Certain Investments which imposed a notification obligation on non-EU foreign persons or entities which intend to acquire or achieve significant participation in certain Polish firms.
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New reporting system for short selling in Sweden planned for Autumn 2020
In the Autumn of 2020 the FS will replace email and paper-based reporting with the Short Selling Online Reporting tool.
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New protections for UK businesses key to national security and fight against coronavirus
Changes to the Enterprise Act 2002 will allow the government to scrutinise certain foreign takeovers to ensure they do not threaten the UK’s ability to combat a public health emergency.
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ESMA renews it's decision requiring net short position holders to report positions of 0.1% and above
The measure applies from 17 June 2020 for a period of three months.
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Current state of short selling restrictions in Europe and Asia
As a result of market disruption caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, the regulatory authorities of several countries have issued short selling restrictions.
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Stock Exchange of Thailand (SET) is set to extend the revised equity short selling regulations to Sept 30
The planned extension covers the revised ceiling and floor limits of securities products traded on the SET index, the Market for Alternative Investment (MAI) index and Thailand Futures Exchange (TFEX).  
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Ireland

Non renewal and termination of short selling bans
This applies to the following countries: Austria, Belgium, France, Greece, Italy and Spain.
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Irish public consultation on FBI screening announced
The consultation is aimed at informing the policy position as to whether to introduce in Ireland an Investment Screening mechanism on inward investments from third countries on the grounds of security and public order.
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Over the course of our ongoing mission to make compliance simple, we've had some fantastic coverage and won some great awards. Here's a collection of some of the accolades and stories we've been featured in.

FundApps Launches Sensitive Industries Service

This is the first managed service available to compliance teams in financial institutions to code sector specific rules.
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FundApps nominated as a Top 10 Inclusive Company in the British LGBT Awards

These awards shine a spotlight on organisations that are bettering the needs of LGBT+ people.
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FundApps is a B Corp Best for the World: Workers Honouree!

We are proud to have scored in the top 10% of all B Corps for our employee-friendly practices.
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FundApps recognised in the Escape 100 2019

This initiative showcases the most innovative, forward-thinking companies and finds out what working there is like.
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We're expanding to APAC with an office in Singapore!

This office will support our growth in the region and help us support our clients across multiple time zones.
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Published Paper: Compliance as a Service - Utilising the Power of the Cloud

This paper was written by Karl Schindler, Lead Regulatory Expert here at FundApps, and Andrew White, CEO of FundApps.
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Andrew White on FinTech Focus TV, Harrington Star

Our CEO, Andrew, discusses our appearance on the Definitive list of the Most Influential Fintech Companies 2019.
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Andrew White on the Money Never Sleeps Podcast

Here our CEO speaks his travels as an entrepreneur over the past 9 years....and travelling to over 113 countries!
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FundApps part of The Most Influential FinTechs 2019

FinTech Focus TV focuses on the leading names in the Financial Services Technology community.
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Andrew White at the Adminovate Conference 2019

Adminovate is a full-day forum bringing together innovative fintech startups and fund administration professionals.
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FundApps is officially a certified B Corporation!

By harnessing the power of business, B Corps use profits and growth as a means to a greater end.
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Five Minute FinTechs interview with Andrew White

This is a new series of 5 minutes interviews with hot new companies in London’s Fintech scene.
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FundApps in the top 20 of the 100 Most Influential FinTech Companies for 2018

FinTech Focus TV focuses on the leading names in the Financial Services Technology community.
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FundRecs "In Conversation With" Andrew White

Here our CEO, Andrew White, chats with Alan Meaney, CEO of Fund Recs.
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FundApps on RegTech 100 List of Leading Regulatory Technology Providers

The global leadership status of the UK RegTech industry was underlined by the inclusion of 26 UK-based companies.
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The Exploding Popularity of RegTech

People expect increased regulatory reporting and significantly more compliance-related activities in the next year.
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10 RegTech companies every European banker must know

With predictions that regulations in the financial services sector will increase, we are proud to be listed here.
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RegTech firm publishes guide to MiFID II Position Limits

In preparation for MiFID II coming into effect on the 3rd of January 2018, we published a whitepaper.
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FundApps listed as one of the 10 RegTech firms to watch

FN polled 25 industry experts for the fintech startups most likely to rise above the competition.
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Regtech: The last line of defence against raging forces of finance

As a subset within fintech, regtech is one of the fastest emerging areas and there are a significant number of players to watch.
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Innovate Finance News: Members to Join UK RegTech Mission to NYC This Week

This is DIT’s first RegTech mission to America and is part of New York’s FinTech week. We've been selected to take part!
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Aussie fintechs forge closer ties with London

Australian and British fintech start-ups, regulators and government bodies will look to deepen ties this week. 
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Keeping the banks honest: meet the regtech rule-obeyers

Under mounting pressure to become more transparent and accountable, banks and financial institutions are turning to regtech.
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Is regtech the new fintech?

Machine learning, big data and cloud computing are helping governments and financial institutions transform regulatory practices.
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RegTech Firm FundApps Launch Position Limits Service

This new post-trade service automatically monitors positions against exchange-imposed limits.
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Tech City UK announces latest batch of Future Fifty firms

The programme gives the fast-growing firms immediate access to a valuable peer network and expert-led classes.
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RegTech Futures: making innovative compliance a reality

The RegTech Futures summit in Amsterdam discussed the potential of regtech innovators to re-imagine compliance.
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RegTech company FundApps opens US Office

We've officially opened our first US office with a presence in Midtown Manhattan, New York.
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Regtech is on the rise while start-ups threaten disruption

The disruption posed by new regulatory practices will contribute to a boom in regtech platforms.
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The 50 Hottest FinTechs in Europe 2016 - half are from London

With 1200+ innovators on their long list, this was the most hotly contested FinTech50 in its four-year history.
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FundApps nominated to Future Fifty

This is a cohort of high-growth technology companies tipped to be worth up to £1bn in the coming years.
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11 Fintech CEOs’ predictions for the future

Our CEO, Andrew White, commented on the death of retail banking as we know it. 
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The Future of Financial Services

How disruptive innovations are reshaping the way financial services are structured, provisioned and consumed.
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London is home to Europe's hottest FinTech startups

24 London-based companies have made FinTechCity's Fintech50, a list of 50 startups considered game-changers.
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