Alex Viall

Alex Viall is Head of Regulatory Intelligence at Behavox. Alex has more than 30 years of compliance and regulatory experience in the United Kingdom and United States. His journey from regulator to compliance officer to regulatory entrepreneur makes him a rare commodity. He understands the financial regulatory space intimately, playing an important role as a regulatory knowledge base for our teams and customers alike.

Alex began his career as a regulatory supervisor for the U.K.’s Financial Services Authority (FSA), before becoming an investment bank compliance officer. He later founded Complinet, a software business that provided a compliance platform for governance, risk and compliance, before it was ultimately acquired by Thomson Reuters in 2010.

At Behavox, he serves as a consultative partner for customers. He also manages Behavox’s thriving community of compliance practitioners, which shares best practices and benchmarking to meet the highest regulatory standards.

Alex holds an L.L.B. from the University of Bristol.

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Behavox’s Alex Viall explores differing views toward adopting cloud-hosted software by financial services companies in the U.S and EU. Alex examines regulatory and cultural differences, predicts consequences, and suggests an alternate path forward for an industry always striving to remain competitive. Over the past decade, software-as-a-service (SaaS) solutions have become all the rage. Or so you would think. Closer scrutiny of the...

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