Queen’s University Best Student Prize

We were delighted to once again be sponsoring a finance course at Queen’s University. Our best student prize was part of the MSc in Risk and Investment Management course within the Queen’s University Management School, and was awarded to James McKervill. Pictured is Rosie McKerr our Head of Regulatory Reporting Services presenting James with his…

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Company Town Hall

On Friday we held our first company town hall event at our Belfast operations hub. It was a great opportunity for all staff to hear what has been achieved over the past few years and the plans for the future. We also thought it would be a good idea for a team photo to be…

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Invest NI support to create 29 new jobs

We are delighted to announce the creation of 29 new jobs with the support of Invest NI. Congratulating the company, Jeremy Fitch, Invest NI’s Executive Director of Business & Sector Development said: “Funds-Axis is one of a growing number of regulatory technology companies within our financial services sector. The company’s product strategy, has fuelled its…

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Partnership with Datactics

Datactics, an award-winning provider of data quality and fuzzy matching software, is today announcing an agreement with investment management RegTech specialist Funds-Axis that will enable Funds-Axis to leverage Datactics Data Quality Management technologies. Fund-Axis provides its clients with a unique combination of regulatory expertise and best-of-breed technology. For investment managers and depositaries having to comply…

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Staff Training

We believe it is important that staff continually receive training to ensure they are equipped with the skills and knowledge to carry out their jobs to the best of their ability. This week we had training on the Fundamentals of Trading and Investment which was held over 3 evenings in the Management School at Queen’s…

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Participating in the Belfast Marathon

Our fundraising efforts continued yesterday in glorious sunshine when our team of volunteers participated in the Belfast Marathon. After much deliberation in the office we named our team “Fund RunNURS” and when the team was finalised they embarked on months of extensive training – well some of them did!! Big thanks to Ellie McConnell, Rosie…

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RegTech Trade Mission to New York

We are pleased to announce that we are taking part in the UK Department of International Trade’s RegTech trade mission to New York this week. This is the Department’s first RegTech trade mission to America and forms part of New York’s inaugural FinTech week that is being held between 24th and 28th April 2017. Hosted…

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Prince2 Training

We had more staff carry out Prince2 training this week. Senior Risk and Compliance Managers Jason Worthington and Amy Johnston spent a week learning all about the project management methodology and completing the written examination. Given the high standard set by Rosie last year, there was some pressure for Jason and Amy to achieve high…

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Fundraising for Red Nose Day

We had our own version of the Great British Bake Off in the Funds-Axis office today as the team donned their aprons and tolled away in their kitchens to bring in some delicious treats to raise funds for Red Nose Day. While it was not initially shown, it was clear from the efforts of our…

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International Fund Management Conference

We were proud to sponsor and exhibit at the International Fund Management Conference in London on the 8th and 9th March 2017. Not only was it the first time this event was held but it was also the first time we have had a stand at a major fund management conference, so we were excited…

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UCITS Investment and Borrowing Rules Training

We held our first training course of the year on UCITS Investment and Borrowing Rules in London on the 28th February. There was strong interest in attending the course from our clients and a range of other fund managers across the UK. In total 23 delegates were in attendance. The course was facilitated by our…

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