Posts by Mark Dodick

VigilantCS Best Newcomer in First Grant Thornton U.K. RegTech Awards

VigilantCS has won the Best Newcomer award in the first Grant Thornton U.K. RegTech Awards. It was also nominated for the Most Innovative RegTech Solution Award. Winners in six categories were announced at Grant Thornton’s Finsbury Square, London office October 2. VigilantCS CEO and Co-founder Rob Kirwin accepted the award on behalf of the company…

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Echelon Wealth Partners Launches Innovative Compliance Platform: VCSOpen+ Provides Firm with Efficient, Multi-capability Digital Solution

Independent wealth management firm Echelon Wealth Partners Inc (“Echelon”) has materially enhanced its regulatory capacity and efficiency to the benefit of its clients and advisors by integrating the innovative VCSOpen+ compliance platform from VigilantCS. VCSOpen+ empowers organizations to better administer and manage core staff compliance requirements. Available via a cloud-based application, it offers one central…

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VigilantCS article for NCFA: Digitized staff compliance platforms are essential

The National Crowdfunding Association (NCFA) has published a new article by VigilantCS CEO and co-founder Robert Kirwin, declaring that a digitized staff compliance platform is absolutely essential for financial services firms. Appearing in the July online edition of NCFA Blockchain Fintech CONFIDENTIAL—“A Digitized Staff Compliance Program is a Must-Have”—is easily accessible at: https://bit.ly/2MbEHeL. It is…

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Major fall initiative underway to build VCS fintech business

It’s been a busy and exciting fall for VigilantCS so far with more developments planned and expected. In early October, Vigilant CTO Geoff Pille and CEO Rob Kirwin participated in the Investment Industry Association of Canada (IIAC) FinTech Summit in Montreal (right photo). Besides providing a demo of VigilantCS regulatory solutions, Geoff also presented on…

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VigilantCS Gets Government of Canada Support for Second Innovation Project

OTTAWA, ON, July 18, 2018 – VigilantCS has another milestone to celebrate for 2018: it recently received new conditional funding from the National Research Council of Canada Industrial Research Assistance Program (NRC IRAP). The new funding will support development of the behavioural algorithm that enables the company’s VCSPro solution to rank staff conduct risk in…

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