Among the firms credited in the 2019 awards programme were SGX, PwC, DTCC, ACAMS, Herbert Smith Freehills and Moody’s Analytics.
KONG – Media OutReach –
15 November 2019 – Regulation Asia held its second annual Awards
ceremony on Wednesday (13 November) at Zafferano’s in Singapore to announce the
winners of the ‘Regulation Asia Awards for Excellence 2019’.
programme aims to annually recognise technology companies, legal and consulting
firms, and exchanges that have helped shape the regulatory landscape in Asia
Pacific over the past year. Firms were asked for written submissions to
showcase client wins, new technologies and specific projects and solutions designed
to meet changing regulatory requirements.
Asia’s editorial team was charged with assessing the merit of over 100
submissions, while an external panel of 10 judges comprising subject-matter
experts was tasked with deciding the winners in each category, based on the
submissions, interview data and other supporting materials collected by the
in the Industry Awards categories were SGX (Singapore Exchange) for Exchange of
the Year, PwC for Consulting Firm of the Year, Herbert Smith Freehills for Law
Firm of the Year, Moody’s Analytics for Data Provider of the Year, DTCC (the
Depository Trust and Clearing Corporation) for Market Infrastructure of the
Year, and ACAMS for Compliance Trainer of the Year.
In the Best
Solutions categories, the winners included AxiomSL, IHS Markit, SmartStream
Technologies, Fenergo, SWIFT, NICE Actimize, KPMG, Appway, Moody’s Analytics,
NeoXam, Dow Jones Risk & Compliance, Refinitiv, ISDA (the International
Swaps and Derivatives Association), and Starling Trust Sciences.
Regtech Awards categories, the companies that were recognised included AxiomSL,
Finastra, Kaizen Reporting, NICE Actimize, and a collaboration between Gekko
Lab and HKEX (Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing Limited).
Outstanding Project category also recognised implementations around specific
regulations or regulatory requirements. Award winners included Acies, IHS
Markit, BearingPoint, TriOptima, and ISDA.
Management Consulting, Wolters Kluwer, Broadridge, Ascent Regtech, Encompass, SIX,
Exiger, TriOptima, Tookitaki, and Audeamus Risk were also recognised for their
work in keeping up with rapidly changing regulatory requirements.
firms were also recognised for pioneering innovative technologies in a category
called ‘Ones to Watch’. These included LeapXpert, Emotics, Swartz, Binnersley
& Associates, Wealth Dynamix and Fortia Financial Services.
the regulatory environment continues to mature, with a greater focus – beyond
implementation – towards quality assurance and execution. it’s clear that Asia
is starting to take a greater leadership role to define the regulatory agenda
and how technology will play a part to help firms meet both new and existing
regulations,” said Regulation Asia Co-founder & CEO Brad Maclean.
awards recognise the continuing excellence of institutions, market
infrastructures, technology firms and service providers across the region in
their work to comply with ever-changing and increasingly complex rules.”
140 representatives from 60 firms attended the ceremony, including award
winners, their clients, and relevant partners.
full list of winners, click
About the Regulation Asia Awards for Excellence 2019
Asia Awards for Excellence recognises technology companies, legal and
consulting firms, and exchanges that have shaped the regulatory landscape in
Asia Pacific, as well as outstanding technology projects both in mature and
emerging markets by large tech firms and innovative startups that
help meet the requirements of a specific regulatory change infrastructure.
a full list of award winners, visit www.regulationasia.com/awards.
About Regulation Asia
Asia is the leading source for actionable regulatory intelligence for Asia
Pacific markets. Since 2013, our audience and subscription base have grown to
include regulatory bodies, exchanges, banks, asset managers and service
providers, allowing us to play a key role in the regulatory agenda.