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Anna Monteiro

Anna Monteiro

Global Head of Business and Product Development at Solutions Atlantic, Inc.
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Financial Services Regulation

Investing in Sweden - Take Note

14 Jul 2020

It’s July, so naturally, things are starting to heat up here in the northeastern part of the US. Taking a look back at the first half of the year, regulatory organizations were also heating up. I’ve previously written about the need for automation to support global shareholding disclosure obligations due to changes in short position reporting, and...

Financial Services Regulation

COVID-19 Brings Renewed Concerns Over Foreign Direct Investments

08 Jun 2020

Late 2018 into early 2019, there was increasing attention put on foreign direct investment in sensitive sectors by several major jurisdictions. At that time, the driver for this focus was a volatile political landscape stemming from the breakdown of trade between the US and China, as well as uncertainty of the US’ involvement in NATO and Russia’s ...

Financial Services Regulation

COVID-19 Highlights the Need for Automation in Shareholding Disclosure

04 May 2020

Shareholding disclosure, the requirement to report holdings in publicly traded companies to regulatory agencies, has been a regulatory obligation for decades. But like most regulatory obligations, firms try to manage the burden with manpower first. So, between OMS reports and excel spreadsheets, compliance officers try their best to determine what...


Top 5 Tips for Buy-Side Participants to Make Complying with Market Regulations Easier and Less Prone

12 Apr 2016

The recent dramatic spike in the number and complexity of regulatory reporting guidelines, has left buy-side firms and administration companies worldwide scrambling to keep up with changes in order to minimize risk and avoid costly filing errors. Recent independent surveys show that one of the main challenges buy-side participants face today is a...