Coffee & Regs

A CSS RegTech podcast series on moving from a tactical to strategic approach to regulatory compliance

The global regulatory space is complex and fragmented. Financial firms can address this problem through tactical responses to regulatory deadlines or think more strategically on how to optimize their compliance data, operations and technology. The Compliance Solutions Strategies weekly podcast features regulatory experts, former Chief Compliance Officers, industry partners and RegTech collaborators to help prepare buy-side and sell-side firms for changes on the regulatory horizon.

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Episodes

Compliance Culture in a Bottle

In this episode, former Chief Compliance Officer and CSS’s Compliance Consultant Victoria Olson joins Natalie Silverman to discuss how CCOs can embed a culture of compliance into an organization to today’s reality of doing more with less and managing compliance programs remotely.

Nobody Puts Compliance in a Corner

In this episode, former Chief Compliance Officer and CSS’s Senior Consultant Dan Haynes joins Natalie Silverman to discuss how a CCO can earn a seat at the executive table and ways compliance teams can partner with the business to win trust.

Business Resilience & Regulatory Exams

In this episode, former Chief Compliance Officer and CSS’s Director of Retail Wealth Manager Services Korrine Kohm joins Natalie Silverman to discuss business resiliency, and how compliance teams need to begin thinking about post-pandemic business continuity and regulatory exams.

The Dark Side of Cybersecurity & BCP

In this episode, former CSS’s Director of Cyber IT Services E.J Yerzak joins Natalie Silverman to discuss everything from hackers and the dark web to how COVID-19 has reminded financial firms of the importance of cybersecurity and business continuity planning.

Iceberg Ahead: Navigating Regulatory Change

In this episode, former Chief Compliance Officer and CSS’s Senior Consultant Ariana Monchick joins Natalie Silverman to talk about the biggest challenge facing CCOs today – regulatory change. With the expanding scope of global regulations demanding constant improvement and agility, how do compliance teams anticipate change?

Risky Business: Compliance & Market Volatility

In this episode, former Chief Compliance Officer and CSS’s Director of Institutional Wealth Manager Services Matt Calabro joins Natalie Silverman to discuss how investment managers are identifying high-risk areas, making changes to their risk profile and evaluating controls during market volatility.

Q4 Regulatory Reporting Milestones – SFTR and CME/NEX Abide and Brexit, oh my!

In this episode, CSS’s Executive Advisor on Global Transaction Reporting Mikkel Mördrup sits down with Head of Business Development at REGIS-TR Nick Bruce to talk about the world of transaction reporting and the fast-approaching deadlines for SFTR, clients making the switch from CME/NEX Abide to another trade repository and the impending Brexit.

For CCOs, By CCOs: Assessing Your Compliance Program

In this episode, former Chief Compliance Officer and CSS’s Director of RIC Services Allison Fraser joins Natalie Silverman to discuss the evolving role of today’s Chief Compliance Officer – from the ongoing responsibilities of administering your firm’s compliance program to submitting timely filings and keeping up with regulatory change.

Short Selling Restrictions – Staying Ahead of the Regulatory Curve

In this episode, CSS’s Regulatory Compliance Expert Greg Hotaling and Product Manager Mike Marmo discuss the market disruption due to COVID-19, periodic short selling bans and reduced thresholds that forced compliance teams to adapt to rapidly changing position limits, thresholds by market and timely disclosures.

Monitoring the Fast-Changing Sensitive Industries Landscape

In this episode, CSS’s EU Regulatory Counsel Marye Cherry and Regulatory Compliance Expert Greg Hotaling discuss the complexities around sensitive industries, the recent changes to rules and the impact that COVID-19 has had on global threshold management.

Moving from a Tactical to a Strategic Approach to Regulatory Compliance

In this episode, CSS’s President and Founder John Lee joins Natalie Silverman to discuss moving from a tactical to strategic approach to regulatory compliance and the challenges the market is facing today, from data management and total cost of ownership to risk, regulatory change and scalability.