Connected to the industry.

We are proud to collaborate with the industry. 

Our experience and knowledge allow us to understand the ever-changing regulatory landscape. This specialist knowledge has driven us to seek out and engage a group of best of breed group companies to support and enhance the service we provide to our client base.

From communications supervision and surveillance technology to compliance workflow and process management, we have a specialist technology and team for the job.

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SteelEye: Automated Trade and Communications Monitoring

SteelEye simplifies compliance for financial firms and saves them time and money. SteelEye’s holistic platform allows firms to achieve ROI from communications and trades Record keeping, Oversight and Intelligence.

With SteelEye, firms can easily lock their data in a WORM-compliant vault, identify and stop early warning signs of harmful conduct, and demonstrate that they have watertight policies, procedures, and controls.

By connecting large volumes of data from multiple sources, SteelEye enables firms to meet regulatory obligations more quickly, efficiently, and accurately than any other solution. Firms also gain full visibility and control of their trading and compliance operations, with cutting-edge analytics that provide timely insights on risks and opportunities. Visit steel-eye.com to learn more.

Fingerprint Supervision: Automated Communications Monitoring | Technology Platform

Fingerprint was established in 2016, with the business created to service the Communications Supervision requirements of Regulatory Hosts, Financial & Alternative Investment organisations globally.  Five years later, and with 80+ clients onboarded, Fingerprint is one of the world's largest Unstructured Communications Supervision solution providers to regulated firms. They relentlessly focus on unstructured communications data, monitoring, and regulatory compliance. Our team boasts over 50+ years of industry experience. The Fingerprint team are enthusiastic innovators who continuously seek to improve and empower compliance operations and processes with technology. 

Fingerprint Supervision, Fingerprint’s flagship compliance workflow platform, is a powerful Voice and eCommunications Monitoring system that makes meeting Financial Firm’s FCA obligations simple. The platform has been designed specifically for compliance professionals; it’s an ever-evolving, open API system that enables GRSS’ skilled team to support its clients with meeting their regulatory surveillance obligations.

ISS Liquid Metrix: Trade Surveillance & Reconstruction Solutions | Technology Platform

Independent provider of TCA, Best Execution, Surveillance, Venue Statistics & Research services.

The ISS LiquidMetrix platform is a proven core infrastructure that delivers a range of services to Buy Side, Sell Side, and Venue operators.

It was designed to meet the regulatory, monitoring and performance reporting requirements needed today, performing millions of calculations each day and servicing clients globally to reduce trading costs, satisfy regulatory requirements, and provide external reporting.

MyComplianceOffice: Compliance Program Management | Technology Platform

The MyComplianceOffice software is a single integrated RegTech solution for managing financial services compliance function, including conflicts of interest automation and control room compliance.

MCO has 450+ clients in over 80 countries and employees around the world. Our aim is to deliver affordable, easy-to-use compliance technology that helps highly-regulated firms better monitor, identify and remedy conflicts of interest and code of conduct issues.

A fully integrated technology platform to address compliance program management challenges. MyComplianceOffice helps firms with:

  • Perceived, Potential or Actual Conflicts of Interest (COI)
  • Outside Business Interests (Outside Business Activities)
  • Policies & Procedures
  • Attestations and Certifications
  • Dynamic and Customisable Disclosures
  • Configurable Forms and Questionnaires
  • Compliance Calendar and Tasks
  • Compliance Document Management

MyComplianceOffice allows firms to have a modern approach to compliance management and overall improve their compliance program management.

Eflow Global: Regulatory Compliance Solutions | Technology Platform

Eflow provides solutions for Market Abuse, Regulatory Reporting, Best Execution and Transaction Cost Analysis, Transaction Reporting, MiFID II Record Keeping and more. 

Eflow is an Award Winning Quality with 25 Years of Industry Experience.

About txtsmaster - Intelligent Compliance

txtsmarter, based in Silicon Valley, California, is an award-winning Communications Surveillance Service for private messaging applications, platforms, and services – incl. Apple iMessage, Android SMS/MMS, WhatsApp, and others – capturing, verifying, encrypting, & archiving previously inaccessible data in real-time, mitigating compliance and communication data leaks, preventing sanctions and fines, and protecting company’s brand reputations in highly regulated industries.
For more information, go to: www.txtsmarter.com

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Nicholai Cumbo
Surveillance Analyst

Nicholai previously held the position of Senior Risk Officer at ACA Mirabella, where he was responsible for on-boarding clients, managing relationships and reviewing clients’ investment processes, risk management processes, strategy complexity, and operational arrangements. He was responsible for compiling and submitting data for Regulatory Reporting. 

After graduating with a B.Sc. in Mathematics and Physics, he transitioned to finance, by completing a post graduate certificate in the Mechanics of Risk Management. He followed this up by sitting for the FRM and became a Certified Financial Risk Manager.

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Nicole Spiteri
Office Manager

Nicole is a skilled administrator with over ten years of experience working within Pensions, Trust, and Compliance companies, providing first-class customer services to clients, IFA’s, Intermediaries, and dealing with banks and investment companies. 

Nicole’s most recent role was that of Onboarding Analyst with ACA Mirabella. She worked closely with the Senior Compliance and GRC teams. She was responsible for undertaking due diligence checks on new clients (firms and individuals), updating existing due diligence documentation, and drafting risk assessments.

Nicole holds a Foundation Certificate in Trusts Law and Management, a Diploma in Financial Advice, and is currently working towards a Diploma in Business and Management.

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Martha Cachia
Head of Administration

Martha started her career in the Financial Services Sector in 2006. She worked for well-established Financial Services Providers, in Malta. Her last role was at Mirabella which started in 2018 for two years, as an Onboarding Associate, conducting due diligence on both individuals and entities who wished to rent Mirabella’s regulatory permissions. 

Martha has a Diploma in Business Management with University of Chester administered by Global College Malta, in 2019. She has also completed the CF1 UK Financial Systems, Regulation & Ethics Certificate, in 2014.

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Elizabeth Mallia
Surveillance Analyst

An awardee of the Marie Curie Actions scholarship, Elizabeth built up her data crunching and analytical skills in theoretical motor neuroscience where she investigated brain mechanisms in action initiation at the Institute of Neurology, University College London.

She transferred her skillset to financial services in 2017, where she formed part of a formidable risk team at the regulatory hosting platform, ACA Mirabella. There she held the position of Senior Risk Associate, where she concentrated on risk management for funds with model-based strategies, focusing primarily on insurance-linked security investments. As part of the same role, Elizabeth worked with a subsection of the team on consolidating and improving the surveillance framework for potential market abuse of the platform’s diverse clientele, promoting an evidence-based approach in the set-up of the framework. 

Having also previously had the opportunity to study and work at various neuro-research institutions, including Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm and Radboud UMC, Nijmegen, Elizabeth brings multi-faceted experience in breaking down complex problems to facilitate custom solutions.

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Ryan Farrugia
Surveillance Analyst

Ryan most recently held the position of Senior Risk Associate at ACA Mirabella, where he was responsible for reviewing clients’ investment processes, risk management processes, strategy complexity, and operational arrangements. He was responsible for monitoring clients’ trading activities daily, including risk/trading limits. Ryan was also involved with the creation of the Governance Risk Compliance Operations Unit within the company. 

After graduating with a Bachelors’ Degree in Commerce, a Post Graduate Certificate in Finance, and a Master’s Degree in Investment and Finance, Ryan spent over two years at APS Bank in Risk Management and Finance.

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Tim Jukes
Senior Surveillance Analyst

For the last five years, Tim held the position of Senior Compliance Consultant at ACA Mirabella overseeing a wide range of complex and large firms on the hosted platform. 

Tim began his career at Price Waterhouse in 1986, where he qualified as a Chartered Accountant. Following qualification, Tim transferred to Hong Kong, where he spent 5 years specialising in the audit of multinational trading and finance entities. Tim spent 18 months on secondment at the Hong Kong Securities and Futures Commission developing an inspection regime for asset managers and advisers. 

On returning to the UK, Tim spent 3 years at IMRO, a predecessor to the FCA, specialising in asset management supervision. Tim subsequently undertook several senior in-house compliance and finance roles across a range of start-up and large asset managers specialising in open-ended funds and, subsequently, private equity. Tim then moved into compliance consulting with Cordium and more recently spent 5 years working at ACA Mirabella overseeing a wide range of hosted clients.

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Paul Springer
Senior Surveillance Analyst

Paul held the position of Senior Compliance Consultant at ACA Mirabella, where he was responsible for monitoring some of the largest clients and most complex served by Mirabella. He is a compliance professional with 25+ years of regulatory experience. 

At ACA Mirabella, as well as implementing a compliance infrastructure at each client and conducting ongoing compliance reviews, Paul’s role encompassed oversight and review of clients’ electronic communications (employing Fingerprint) and their staff members’ personal compliance interactions (utilising Compliance ELF). 

Paul spent 5 years at the FCA (then the FSA) as the Manager of a Corporate Authorisation team, followed by approximately 20 years of compliance experience in the financial services industry. He has worked in-house and held the Compliance Officer and Money Laundering Reporting Officer roles for approximately 12 years, firstly at a broking firm which he joined at start-up, and then a hedge fund manager. Paul also spent over 3 years working at a leading compliance consultancy, providing compliance support to clients (including full-scope and sub-threshold AIFMs, investment managers and advisers).  He is a qualified Chartered Accountant.

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George Camilleri
Head of Risk & Operations

George worked at ACA Mirabella for the past six years as Head of Risk Operations and managed the Malta-based Risk Team responsible for all the Firm’s risk monitoring and regulatory reporting. 

He holds an MSc in Financial Mathematics from the University of Leeds, focusing on quantitative risk management, and a BSc in Mathematics and Physics from the University of Malta. He has also taken several short courses, including the Oxford Private Markets Certificate at the Saїd Business School.

In his free time, George volunteers for non-governmental organisations within the cultural sector in Malta, having an interest in the arts, classical music, and opera.

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Sarah Donnelly
Head of Sales

Sarah recently left ACA Mirabella, where she held the role of Head of Sales. In this role, she was focused on the company’s growth, from targeting new business opportunities to nurturing existing client relationships.

Sarah is working towards the CIPD Foundation Certificate in People Practice.

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Joe Vittoria
CEO

Joe was most recently the CEO and Founder of the Mirabella Group. During the eight years that Joe grew the Mirabella business, it became the recognised leader in regulatory hosting in the UK. As its CEO and an experienced Compliance Officer, he was responsible for ensuring regulatory compliance of Mirabella and its appointed representative clients. During his tenure at Mirabella, the firm fully and successfully complied with its regulatory obligations, which included the FCA (UK), MFSA (Malta), and the NFA/ CFTC (USA).

Mirabella conducted a thorough surveillance process across all its clients’ activities, which included over $19bn in assets under management, across over 50 investment mandates, managed by over 200 portfolio managers and traders. The investment strategies it hosted ranged from Private Equity and Real Estate to complex credit and derivative processes, with the majority in long/short equity.

Apart from his experience at Mirabella, Joe has acted as COO to other investment management firms, which included quant, debt and credit strategies. Before starting in the alternative investment management industry in 1998, Joe worked at Salomon Brothers which he joined in 1985, after graduating from Yale with a BA in Economics.