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Shira Rottner

Business Development Manager

Shira has been doing business development for the last 8 years for Israeli hi-techs of all sorts. With a love for technology and passion for sales, she has been bringing together key aspects of the business side for Shield and keeping up with the latest and greatest of regulation technology, helping customers stay ahead of the compliance game.

Shira currently leads Shield’s London office and helping increase Shield’s presence throughout the UK and EU

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FCA reports a decline in suspicious transactions and order reports (STORs)
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FCA reports a decline in suspicious transactions and order reports (STORs)

The current remote work environment that the COVID-19 era brought, carries with it "opportunities" for malicious behavior and market abuse. Shira reviews the latest suspicious transactions and order report released by The FCA just before the pandemic started

Building Successful Partnerships between RegTechs and Financial Firms a panel discussion
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Building successful partnerships between RegTechs and financial firms: a panel discussion

On Wednesday 22nd January Shield played host to the latest RegTech Women event in London entitled: ‘Mind the gap: Building a successful financial firm / RegTech Partnership’. Here are the key takeaways from that event

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The Detection Series: ‘Spoofing’, a playful name for a serious financial crime

As the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act (the Act) approaches its 10th anniversary, it’s an appropriate time to take a look at how the Act has fared with respect to its impact on market abuse. President Obama signed the 2,300 page Bill into law in 2010 following a reported $19 billion effort. To date, the Act represents the greatest overhaul of the US financial system since The Great Depression.

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The overlooked communication challenges

Unlike GDPR, which focuses on personal data, ePrivacy is much more extensive and includes non-personal data. Although the enactment of the proposed ePrivacy regulations has been slower than expected, legislation enforcing market transparency continues to be a hot topic of debate. For financial institutions, compliance will soon include management of these non-personal data sets such as browser cookies, transaction histories, support queries plus numerous other types of information.

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How AI is keeping financial firms compliant

Some financial compliance professionals see the growing presence of smart technologies in compliance as an unnecessary complication of an already complex field. However, nothing can be further from the truth; in fact, AI is making compliance within financial regulations cheaper and easier than ever before by automating surveillance, improving the precision of noncompliance and regulatory change detection, deterring rule violations, and preventing financial crimes and market manipulation.

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MiFID II started with a bang – is it going out with a whimper?

The European Union’s Markets in Financial Instruments Directive (MiFID II) represents a major leap forward towards improving the integrity of financial markets on the continent.

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MiFID II started with a bang – is it going out with a whimper?

The European Union’s Markets in Financial Instruments Directive (MiFID II) represents a major leap forward towards improving the integrity of financial markets on the continent. It requires greater scrutiny of possible conflicts of interest and extensive reporting of transaction-related information, among other things, that have forced many financial institutions to scramble to come into compliance.

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A frustrating (and regular) day in the life of Tom, Compliance Officer

I’ve been a part of the Shield team for a year now, and the thing that always amazes me, is the fact that no matter how big or small, how tech oriented or not, whether it’s an EU bank or a US one, most compliance officers face the exact same problems and struggles in their day-to-day.

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Data management struggles in financial firms

Data can be an excellent resource for firms that are concerned with operational performance and consumer engagement. After all, this type of information provides critical feedback about how companies engage with their customers and employees. Yet like most other resources, data must be managed effectively in order to make sure it delivers its maximum value.

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