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Wolters Kluwer and Chartis Research to Explore Benefits of Artificial Intelligence for Managing Regulatory Change

May 2, 2019

NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 2, 2019--Experts from Wolters Kluwer’s Compliance Program Management (CPM) business and Chartis Research will discuss ways in which financial services firms can tap the power of Artificial Intelligence (AI) to more effectively manage their regulatory compliance obligations in a webinar, “Leveraging AI for Regulatory Change ,” on Tuesday, June 4, 2019 from 10-11 a.m. EDT.

AI’s ability to process large amounts of data and contribute to organizations’ data management and analysis capabilities is well documented, but financial firms must be cognizant that these technologies by themselves do not guarantee a sound regulatory management program. The webinar will look at what can and cannot be achieved in this space using AI, how human experts are critical to the regulatory change management process, and what this means to financial services firms.

“Dealing with regulatory change has long been a huge challenge for financial services firms in identifying constantly evolving laws and regulations with which they must comply wherever they do business, and also prove compliance to regulators,” says Chuck Ross, Vice President, Compliance Program Management for Wolters Kluwer. “Increasingly we are incorporating elements of AI technologies into our offerings, such as OneSumX for Regulatory Change Management, to help financial services customers better identify, track and manage their regulatory obligations. However, key to that effort is creating a deliberate, informed process in which both machines and experts are leveraged to meaningfully extract regulatory laws and rules relevant to their businesses.”

“One can see massive benefits to applying AI in the financial sector, if applied in the right manner,” notes Sidhartha Dash, Research Director for Chartis Research. “AI is best thought of as a cog in an analytical machine, rather than the machine itself. Many of the problems that arise in tapping AI to address the growing demands in data management aren’t about the analytics themselves, but the question being asked. Sometimes the issue is just too hard or complex for analytics alone, so the framing of the questions posed is vital for effective employment of AI technologies.”

The webinar will present an overview of the current market for AI applications in financial services, explore Wolters Kluwer’s approach through several case studies in helping clients manage regulatory change using AI, and look at the opportunities and longer-term implications of AI in financial services. Mike MacDonagh, Wolters Kluwer Global Content & Strategy Lead, will moderate a panel conversation with:

  • Rajiv Arora, Operations Decision Science Director, Wolters Kluwer
  • SK Karanam, U.S. Market Manager, Wolters Kluwer
  • Sidhartha Dash, Research Director, Chartis Research

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Wolters Kluwer’s OneSumX for Regulatory Change Management leverages the power of AI to take many complex regulatory changes and organize them to create structured, value-added content that is paired with an easy-to-use software. By the linking of regulatory changes to their respective regulatory rules in a customizable, constantly updated regulatory library, Wolters Kluwer CPM clients receive actionable content. This content enables them to focus their time on supporting business strategy, spending less time scouring websites, synthesizing the changes, and determining applicability of the rules to the business. What’s more, this content flows through a single data feed format, which simplifies integration and simplifies reporting.

Wolters Kluwer CPM, which is part of the company’s Compliance Solutions business, sits within Wolters Kluwer’s Governance, Risk & Compliance division. Wolters Kluwer CPM offers solutions that enable chief compliance officers at banks, securities, and insurance companies to stay on top of compliance with a myriad of financial and non-financial regulations.

About Wolters Kluwer Governance, Risk & Compliance

Governance, Risk & Compliance (GRC) is a division of Wolters Kluwer, which provides legal and banking professionals with solutions to ensure compliance with ever-changing regulatory and legal obligations, manage risk, increase efficiency, and produce better business outcomes. GRC offers a portfolio of technology-enabled expert services and solutions focused on legal entity compliance, legal operations management, banking product compliance, and banking regulatory compliance.

Wolters Kluwer (AEX: WKL) is a global leader in information services and solutions for professionals in the health, tax and accounting, risk and compliance, finance and legal sectors. Wolters Kluwer reported 2018 annual revenues of €4.3 billion. The company, headquartered in Alphen aan den Rijn, the Netherlands, serves customers in over 180 countries, maintains operations in over 40 countries and employs 19,000 people worldwide.

About Chartis Research

Chartis Research is the leading provider of research and analysis on the global market for risk technology. It is part of Infopro Digital, which owns market-leading brands such as Risk and WatersTechnology. Chartis’ goal is to support enterprises as they drive business performance through improved risk management, corporate governance and compliance, and to help clients make informed technology and business decisions by providing in-depth analysis and actionable advice on virtually all aspects of risk technology. For more information, visit www.chartis-research.com.

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CONTACT: David Feider

Corporate Communications Manager, Banking & Regulatory Compliance

Governance, Risk & Compliance Division

Wolters Kluwer

Tel: +1 612-852-7966

David.feider@wolterskluwer.com

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