4 Core Regulations That Impact Electronic Communications in the UK

This blog was written by Joanna Belbey, Compliance Subject Matter Expert, Actiance. Follow Joanna @Belbey Over the last five years, financial services regulators across the world have introduced or updated guidelines to regulate the compliant use of communications and social channels. Increasingly, regulators are keeping pace with new forms of communications and social channels, with […]

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5 Key Areas of MiFID II Regulatory Requirements

By Joanna Belbey, Subject Matter Expert, Actiance. Follow Joanna @belbey. As we discussed in “Highlights of The New Markets in Financial Instruments Directive (MiFID II)”, firms should plan for significant changes. MiFID II requires financial services firms across the globe to fundamentally review their business operations and processes, while also deciding which markets to continue […]

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Twitter Inks Deal With Bloomberg Media

Bloomberg Media and Twitter today announced it has partnered to live stream select Bloomberg Television programs, including “Bloomberg West,” “What’d You Miss?,” “With All Due Respect” and the network’s markets coverage. The live streaming partnership marks an expansion of Bloomberg’s industry-leading digital video strategy, extending the network’s reach to Twitter’s massive, global and connected audience […]

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Skype Improves Photo, Video And Document Sharing

Skype has rolled out an update that will improve their best features. Photo, Video and Document sharing will all be enhanced in this latest update. Some of the changes are: You can now pick up a file multiple times on different devices. Share documents even if your friend is offline. 300Mb size limit on transfers. […]

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The Challenge Of Increased Litigation In The Energy Business

In addition to compliance issues and costly fines and embarrassing press discussed in our last blog, Compliance Risks Of Shifting Communications In Energy Business an associated challenge energy companies face is increasing levels of litigation and the growing complexities of litigation preparedness. Energy companies are constantly dealing with litigation. Lawsuits from federal agencies based on […]

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Introducing OpenCellular From Facebook

Facebook is continuing their incredible effort to connect the world. This new technology is designed to give users in hard to reach areas the ability to have mobile and internet service. This new tool called OpenCellular Access Platform will expand mobile capacity and make it more cost-effective for operators to deploy networks in places where coverage is […]

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Compliance Risks Of Shifting Communications In Energy Business

Exposure to regulatory risks have become a growing fact of life for firms involved in the energy business. Negative industry perceptions of the energy industry have only added to government pressure to address price volatility and perceived market manipulation. Energy companies are now subject to enhanced regulatory scrutiny of their energy producing and trading activities […]

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Messenger Testing End To End Encryption Method

Messenger is testing a new ability that will allow users to communicate completely encrypted. Secret Conversations is a distinct conversation mode inside Facebook Messenger. Individual secret conversations are displayed as separate threads in Messenger and share many UX elements with regular Messenger conversations. However, Secret Conversations uses a different transport protocol, specialized on-device storage and separate […]

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Bots For Messenger

As Facebook’s Messenger continues to grow at a rapid rate, (900 Million Users) using Bots to communicate has become more and more popular. Some would say even the norm now. Since Messenger has started over 11,000 bots have been launched. That number will only grow with time. As such, Messenger is launching a new blog […]

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