business

Regtech firms look to help shoulder compliance demands
business business development data strategy digital approach financial services industry Regulation

Regtech firms look to help shoulder compliance demands

As regulators globally continue to demand that firms strengthen their risk management systems, regtech entrepreneurs see technology as the answer to rising compliance costs and an opportunity to boost trust with clients. Regulated entities support their ambitions, but the slow pace of adoption is a concern. The global wave of […]

Over a million UK businesses see Brexit as major obstacle to success
business business development finance Innovation

Over a million UK businesses see Brexit as major obstacle to success

The number of small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) that view Brexit as a major obstacle to success has increased significantly since the referendum, according to research published in the journal Regional Studies by Ross Brown and John Wilson from the Centre for Responsible Banking & Finance at the University of […]

EU Aims To Improve Fintech Coordination
business data protection finance financial research Fintech

EU Aims To Improve Fintech Coordination

Today the European Commission and the European Supervisory Authorities (ESAs) are launching the European Forum for Innovation Facilitators (EFIF), with the objective to improve cooperation and coordination in support of the application of new technological developments in the EU financial sector. Innovation facilitators usually take the form of ‘innovation hubs’ […]

Big banks’ clampdown on data puts Silicon Valley apps on alert
banking platform business data strategy digital approach Emerging Technology

Big banks’ clampdown on data puts Silicon Valley apps on alert

Long-simmering tensions between the financial industry and Silicon Valley startups are erupting behind-the-scenes into a battle over the reams of valuable data held inside Americans’ bank accounts Bloomberg File photo by Michael Nagle. The app was quickly becoming a cult favourite among penny-pinching U.S. consumers — and also a bane […]

How Blockchain Technology And Decentralization Will Revolutionize The Crowdfunding Industry
Blockchain business Compliance cyber security data protection Emerging Technology finance Uncategorised

How Blockchain Technology And Decentralization Will Revolutionize The Crowdfunding Industry

Before the blockchain and the crypto buzz started, crowdfunding portals were the most common example of decentralization in the financial markets. Those portals help investors or donors to discover interesting projects and to invest or donate money to those specific projects. In the case of securities, the crowdfunding process is […]

How To Put Machine Learning To Work For Your Business
business business development data protection data strategy Innovation Machine learning

How To Put Machine Learning To Work For Your Business

Machine learning has been driving innovation in product features for several years, becoming a vital component of enhancing the consumer experience. However, in terms of what machine learning (ML) — and specifically, artificial intelligence (AI) — can do, we’ve only seen the tip of the iceberg. As a business leader, […]

Is AI the Next Frontier for National Competitive Advantage?
AI business data strategy digital approach

Is AI the Next Frontier for National Competitive Advantage?

Artificial intelligence (AI) presents limitless opportunity, but not without potential pitfalls and risks. This paradox has become increasingly evident for government leaders. They want to give domestic companies an edge over the competition, but are also expected to protect their citizens and use AI for social good. They want to […]

New ECB guidelines extend active monitoring to intraday liquidity – but are banks ready?
banking platform business finance Fintech Innovation Regulation

New ECB guidelines extend active monitoring to intraday liquidity – but are banks ready?

November 2018 saw the publication of the ECB’s final guides on banks’ internal capital and liquidity management. The non-legally binding guidelines, which came into effect on 1 January 2019, focus on financial institutions’ internal capital and liquidity adequacy assessment processes (ICAAPS and ILAAPS). The new guidelines make clear the ECB’s […]

Transforming the Service Desk: Adding AI to the Team
AI banking platform business Emerging Technology Fintech Regulation

Transforming the Service Desk: Adding AI to the Team

As the workplace becomes increasingly digital, enterprise IT departments are adding a new member to the team: AI technology. Digital transformation has greatly enhanced enterprise productivity. Cloud solutions have replaced outdated, on-premises systems and bulky, physical assets are disappearing from desks. But the increasing number of digital users also produces […]