Regulatory Content Overview

An overview of the Regulatory content set within AlphaSense

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Written by Keoni Baccus
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What is Regulatory content?

Press releases, notifications, updates, and other publications by Regulatory bodies and Non-Government Organizations that impact macroeconomic or industry-specific business operations.

What types of Regulatory Content are in AlphaSense?

Macroeconomic announcements, policy changes, and news from major international Central Banks and other regulatory bodies, such as the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, the US Bureau of Economic Analysis, SEC, ESMA, WTO, IMF,, and many others. This content includes press releases, research, and governors' speeches by major Central Banks - vital information in the world of economic and financial regulation. The releases from US-based economic and statistical sources often have a major influence on financial markets in the US and around the world.

Healthcare & Life Science updates & publications from U.S. and international healthcare regulatory bodies. This content covers various types of updates including clinical trial developments, drug and medical device approvals, treatment approvals, recalls, and safety alerts, as well as other healthcare updates. Top sources in this category:, FDA, PubMed, European Medicines Agency, MHRA ...

Energy articles and updates published on the websites of International and U.S. energy regulatory bodies including the International Energy Agency (IEA), OPEC, U.S. Department of Energy, Energy Information Administration (EIA), Oil & Gas Authority, Council of European Energy Regulators, etc. These content sets contain information on oil production and drilling, energy operations, and funding grants, as well as speeches and presentations from energy agencies. This information is helpful for you to monitor regulatory policy changes and announcements within the energy industry, as well as track key market news and latest changes within the economic environment.

Other Regulatory & NGO announcements, policy changes, and news from regulatory bodies and self-regulatory organizations in various industries, such as agriculture, aviation, defense, trading, telecom, legal, and others. This category includes US Department of Defense, FAA, FTC, FCC, EPA, EU Aviation Safety Agency, European Commission, and many others.m

What types of Macroeconomic Content are in AlphaSense?


Bank for International Settlements - Speeches, reviews, and publications

International Monetary Fund (IMF) - Publications, Transcripts

World Trade Organization (WTO) - News

North America

Bank of Canada - Press, news, speeches, market notices

Federal Reserve Bank - Board of Governors speeches and press releases, Federal Open Market Committee Minutes & Transcripts

Federal Reserve Districts - Press Releases, Speeches, Publications

US Bureau of Labor Statistics - Producer Price Index, Productivity and Costs

US Census Bureau - Publications

USDA Economic Research Service - Food Safety & Inspection Service; ERS Publications, Press Release, Global Agricultural Network (GAIN), Farm Service Agency (FSA), National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA), Agricultural Research Service (ARS), NASS - Agricultural Statistics Board, NASS - Newsroom, Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS)

US International Trade Commission - News Releases

Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) - Press Releases

Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) - Press Releases, Financial Institution Letters

Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) - Press Releases, Summaries of Board Decisions, News, Meeting Handouts, and Board Meeting Minutes

Office of Financial Research - Press Releases, Working Papers

Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC) - News, Alerts, Bulletins


Eurostat - Euro Indicators

European Central Bank - Press Releases, Publications (Financial Stability, Financial Stability, Financial Stability), Papers

Bank of England - Publications, Speeches

Swiss National Bank - Press Releases, Monetary Policy, Research Update, Speeches, Annual Report

Norges Bank - News Releases, Speeches, Papers, Regional Network Reports

Sveriges Riskbank - Press Releases, Notices, Speeches

European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) - News


Reserve Bank of Australia - Press Releases, Speeches

What types of Health Care and Life Sciences Regulatory content is available in AlphaSense?

Clinical trial developments, drug and medical device approvals, treatment approvals, recalls and safety alerts, as well as other healthcare updates from sources such as, FDA, PubMed, European Medicines Agency, and MHRA

PubMed Abstracts

A trusted source for citations and abstracts, PubMed is known for its library of high-quality analysis on biomedicine health fields, life sciences, behavioral sciences, chemical sciences, and bioengineering.

In AlphaSense, you'll have access to over 13 Million indexed and searchable abstracts to support your search for:

  • New drug targets

  • Safety signals for drugs or drug class

  • Published clinical trial results

  • Epidemiological studies

  • Breakthrough developments

  • Competitor-funded research activity

To search PubMed in AlphaSense, simply:

  1. Navigate to the More Sources filter in your fixed filter bar.

  2. Select Healthcare & Life Science under the regulatory section.

  3. Ensure that the PubMed box is checked before clicking Search. Click Only next to PubMed if you want to only search through PubMed abstracts.

Note: Each article links back to PubMed and to the original source journal. PubMed articles are updated daily. Content

Clinical studies reported to represent an important content set for Life Science professionals to monitor and review for competitive intelligence and business development needs. In this article, we will cover the following:

Overview & Why use AlphaSense?

AlphaSense provides access to all clinical studies registered at

Monitoring changes in clinical studies has always been challenging, considering the volume of updates submitted to This is why users turn to AlphaSense. We make searching and monitoring content easy.

Here are some common use cases:

  • To identify the indications for which a drug is being tested

  • To identify what other drugs are being developed within that indication

  • View all the trials in a company’s clinical pipeline

  • Set alerts to stay on top of trial developments, including changes to PCD, study design, status updates, etc.

How To Select Content

  1. Navigate to the More Sources filter in your fixed filter bar.

  2. Select Healthcare & Life Science under the regulatory section.

  3. Ensure that the is checked before clicking search. Click Only next to if you want to only search through abstracts.

Material Change Detection

Any change to Primary Completion Date, Phase, Status, Arms, Primary Outcome Update, or a New Trials represent a material update. AlphaSense will make it easy for you to detect such changes by appending corresponding prefixes to the trial title: "PCD Update", "Phase Change", "Status Change", "Arm Change", "Pr. Outcome Update", or "New Trial" You can also use these prefixes as your search filters if you’d like to hone-in on a particular type of the update.

Change highlighting

Once you open a trial, AlphaSense will highlight for you all the latest changes in the study, so you can quickly scan the trial and identify updates that are worthwhile to review further. New and edited text will be highlighted. When you hover over a change in status, phase, or other trial property, AlphaSense will also show the previous value.

As needed, there is a direct link back to the original document on

Setting Up Alerts for ClinicalTrials.Gov

Never miss out on clinical trial updates with real-time alerts from

To Set up Alerts On ClinicalTrials.Gov Content:

  1. Narrow your sources to only.

  2. Search your specific area of interest in the Keyword Search.

  3. Create your alert by selecting the green Create Alert button.

  4. Name the alert then select the desired frequency whether that’s real time, multiple times a day or weekly and choose its location on your dashboard.

AlphaSense will automatically sync with your connected drive and will deliver email alerts based on your search criteria when you or a colleague updates content in your drive.

What types of Energy Regulatory content are available in AlphaSense?


Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) - News, Press Releases

North America

Canada Energy Regulator (CER) - Press Releases, Energy Reports

U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) - Congressional Testimony, Financial Review, Monthly Energy Review, Presentations, Short-Term Energy Outlook, Natural Gas Weekly Update, This Week in Petroleum, Press Releases, Today in Energy

U.S. Department of Energy - News Releases, Fossil Energy Blog


Oil & Gas Authority (OGA) - Speeches and Presentations, Press Releases, Publications

What types of Other Regulatory content & NGO’s are available in AlphaSense?


UN Food and Agriculture Org (FAO) - News, Forestry

United Nations (UN) - News, Meetings Coverage, and Press Releases

North America

Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) - Speeches, Press Releases

Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) - Speeches, Stories, Testimony

Federal Trade Commission (FTC) - Press Releases, Data Spotlight

Government of Canada - News Releases, Statements, PM Office News

National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) - News

U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) - News

US Department of Defense (DOD) - Budget Documentation, News Releases, Publications, Speeches & Transcripts


EU Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) - News, Press Releases, Agency Decisions, General Publications, Research Reports, Technical Publications, Working Arrangements

Key AlphaSense Features:

Clinical Trials Material Change Detection - Quickly identify material changes in clinical developments using title prefixes like Phase Change, Status Change, New Trial, PCD Update (Primary Completion Date), Arm Change, and Pr. Outcome Update. These title prefixes make it easier to filter relevant clinical studies or set alerts in AlphaSense as compared to other vendors.

Clinical Trials Streamlined Preview - The preview of the clinical study is optimized for quick reading as compared to standard format.

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