Our Team

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Kalyan Deshpande

Kalyan Deshpande

Founder & CEO

Kalyan Deshpande is the founder of Reg-X Innovations, a highly successful regulatory reporting firm focused on leveraging technology to deliver value. With 20 years of experience in regulatory reporting and compliance, Kalyan has worked with prominent financial institutions such as Nomura, M&G, LGIM, Schroders, BlueBay, Santander, Lloyds Banking Group, and Barclays Investment Bank.

He possesses extensive knowledge of capital markets regulations like MiFID II, EMIR, SFTR, and AIFMD, particularly within asset management and investment banking. Kalyan has advised clients on regulatory matters as a consultant at firms including PwC, Delta Capita, Alpha FMC, and S&H. He has collaborated with senior stakeholders, industry associations, and trade bodies, including the IA and ICMA.

Chad Giussani

Chad Giussani

Board of Advisors

Chad is a regulatory reporting specialist with more than 25 years of financial services experience working for a variety of leading investment banks and vendors, including Standard Chartered, HSBC, Barclays, Lloyds, ISITC, TRAX (now MarketAxess Post-Trade) and Omgeo (now DTCC Institutional Trade Processing).

His notable achievements include launching a MiFID FCA-Approved Reporting Mechanism, leading the implementation and delivery of a number of Dodd-Frank and EMIR reporting programmes and creating a versatile financial markets post-trade compliance advisory team to undertake second line oversight of MiFID, EMIR, HKMA, MAS, ASIC, CAD, CFTC, SEC, Bank of Israel and SFTR transaction reporting.

More recently, Chad has been providing compliance, strategy and product advisory support to hedge funds, venture capital investors, FinTech startups and software vendors.

Lesley Kumar

Lesley Kumar

Board of Advisors

Lesley Kumar is a founding partner of Insight Regulatory LLP focusing on Governance, Compliance and Conduct issues. Her career in compliance has included senior roles at SEB, Société Générale, and 17 years at Bank of America Merrill Lynch most recently as Head of EMEA Compliance. Her coverage included the full spectrum of wholesale investment banking products including equities, derivatives, credit, FX, prime brokerage, financing, credit, capital markets and corporate finance.

Additionally, she held the prescribed responsibilities for Global Financial Crime Compliance including AML, economic sanctions and market abuse.

experience as both a Senior Manager and Approved Person, as the registered SMF16 and CF10 under the UK regulatory regime, has given her an invaluable insight into the expectations of the FCA and PRA (and other major UK, US, EU and emerging market regulators) making her perfectly placed to advise regulated firms and individuals. Lesley is also a qualified barrister, having been called to the Bar of England & Wales in 1991.

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Reg-x provides regulatory consultants who have great experience in regulations like EMIR, MiFID II, Dodd Frank, CSDR, SFTR,CFTC Reporting, SEC SBSR Reporting.

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