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Acuris acquires investigative research firm Blackpeak
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Acuris acquires investigative research firm Blackpeak

Acuris, the BC Partners and GIC-backed provider of global data, intelligence, research and analysis has acquired Blackpeak, the investigative research firm.   Co-founded by Jack Clode and Chris Leahy in 2011, Blackpeak has grown to become a premier provider of complex due diligence, research and investigation services, particularly in relation […]

Acuris acquires investigative research firm Blackpeak
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Acuris acquires investigative research firm Blackpeak

Acuris, the BC Partners and GIC-backed provider of global data, intelligence, research and analysis has acquired Blackpeak, the investigative research firm.   Co-founded by Jack Clode and Chris Leahy in 2011, Blackpeak has grown to become a premier provider of complex due diligence, research and investigation services, particularly in relation […]

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The rise of ‘GiantTech’ poses a giant test for regulators

It’s almost become a distant memory, the near collapse of the financial system. Regulators were overwhelmed by increasing technical complexity, competitive product innovation run amok and global financial institutions that leap-frogged sovereign regulatory boundaries. Regulators, with no global framework to conduct oversight and decades of laissez faire regulation, had neither […]

Don’t just check that box. What if regulatory compliance actually enhanced business innovation and performance
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Don’t just check that box. What if regulatory compliance actually enhanced business innovation and performance

“For companies, regulatory compliance does not mean just checking a box to keep the dogs at bay. It can mean achieving performance benchmarks that move the company forward,” says Ronald Lear, the CMMI Institute’s Director of IP Development. Organisations of all sizes are coming to grips with an increasingly troubling […]

The Future of AI Will Be About Less Data, Not More
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The Future of AI Will Be About Less Data, Not More

Companies considering how to invest in AI capabilities should first understand that over the coming five years applications and machines will become less artificial and more intelligent. They will rely less on bottom-up big data and more on top-down reasoning that more closely resembles the way humans approach problems and […]

Singapore to Launch Automated Litigation Work Platform For Prosecutors, Set to Embrace AI
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Singapore to Launch Automated Litigation Work Platform For Prosecutors, Set to Embrace AI

Singapore’s main prosecuting body, the Attorney General’s Chambers, or AGC, which looks after crime and financial sector cases, is to launch an automated litigation analysis work platform to improve efficiency in its courts. It is also set to embrace large scale text analytics for major evidence reviews. And, the important […]

Cappitech MiFID II industry survey finds high percentage of non-compliance in best execution
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Cappitech MiFID II industry survey finds high percentage of non-compliance in best execution

65% of respondents do not monitor trades systematically according to best execution criteria Herzliya, November 13th 2018 – Cappitech, a leading provider of regulatory reporting and intelligence technology for the financial services industry, today announced the results of a survey of over 100 European buy- and sell-side compliance decision-makers.  The […]