Mark Kelly Joins Control Now

November 18, 2019

Control Now are happy to announce Mark Kelly will be working with us going forwards. He will assist with our product development and will be available to support our clients with any regulatory matters.

Mr Kelly has 30 years of experience in the City of London which encompasses traditional securities regulation, as well as the latest approaches to crypto-asset regulation being discussed by UK authorities. Mr Kelly has occupied senior audit and compliance positions in traditional investment banks such as Salomon Brothers and Lehman Brothers, as well as being director of the ARM Abide Financial. He has also filled consulting roles with Price Waterhouse and Grant Thornton and most recently had overall Compliance responsibility for Coinbase in the UK.

Murray Abel, Managing Director of Control Now Ltd, said: “We are delighted to have Mark onboard and to be continuing our relationship developed over the past 5 years. We expect 2020 to be a busy year for regulatory reporting assurance and have design our tools to be able to scale with the market’s demand. Mark will add huge value to our clients in being able to support them with any bespoke consultancy requests.

Discussing his new his role with Control Now, Mr Kelly said, “The unprecedented 2 communications from the FCA this year regarding MiFIR reporting inaccuracies suggest the regulators are taking reporting data quality seriously. Control Now have built tools to directly support firms in meeting their regulatory obligation as stated in article 15 of RTS 22. I am excited to be able to support Control Now and their clients with meeting this challenge.

Control Now, founded in 2017, is a provider of transaction reporting assurance software tools to empower market participants to perform oversight of their regulatory reporting processes.