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Is ‘Brexit effect’ to blame for drop in UK data management investments?
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Is ‘Brexit effect’ to blame for drop in UK data management investments?

Research from data backup software supplier Veeam suggests UK C-suite is set to invest much less in data management over the course of the next 12 months than the rest of the world, prompting concerns that Brexit might be to blame  The economic uncertainty surrounding the UK’s exit from the […]

Creating Explainable AI With Rules
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Creating Explainable AI With Rules

There’s a fascinating dichotomy in artificial intelligence between statistics and rules, machine learning and expert systems. Newcomers to artificial intelligence (AI) regard machine learning as innately superior to brittle rules-based systems, while the history of this field reveals both rules and probabilistic learning are integral components of AI.This fact is […]

Coinbase launches its cryptocurrency debit card in six more countries in Europe
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Coinbase launches its cryptocurrency debit card in six more countries in Europe

Digital currency exchange Coinbase announced Wednesday its Visa debit card is to launch in six more European countries after debuting in the U.K. in April. The card allows users with Coinbase accounts to spend cryptocurrencies like bitcoin, ethereum and litecoin in stores and online at any merchant that accepts Visa. […]

EBO.ai launches Oliver, a GDPR-focused virtual assistant
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EBO.ai launches Oliver, a GDPR-focused virtual assistant

  EBO.ai, which develops AI solutions for customer interactions, has launched its new GDPR-focused virtual assistant ‘Oliver’. The goal of this solution is to boost the public’s understanding of the ins and outs of GDPR by making knowledge more accessible. Oliver can answer complex questions 24/7 and empowers users to […]

ASIC encouraging financial firms to adopt regtech
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ASIC encouraging financial firms to adopt regtech

The Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC) has announced three events in Sydney aimed at encouraging financial services firms to adopt regulatory technology (regtech) solutions. The corporate watchdog’s announcement states that the events are opportunities for regtech providers of all sizes to showcase their solutions to representatives from government, finance, […]

MiFID II Compliance and Transaction Reporting Reviews Featured in FCA 2019/20 Business Plan
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MiFID II Compliance and Transaction Reporting Reviews Featured in FCA 2019/20 Business Plan

The FCA has published its 2019/20 Business Plan. The document features the regulator’s focus of supervisory priorities for this year and next. Included are eight priorities across the seven sectors that the FCA regulates. Not surprising, MiFID II compliance and review of data was included in areas the FCA will […]

Acuris acquires investigative research firm Blackpeak
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Acuris acquires investigative research firm Blackpeak

Acuris, the BC Partners and GIC-backed provider of global data, intelligence, research and analysis has acquired Blackpeak, the investigative research firm.   Co-founded by Jack Clode and Chris Leahy in 2011, Blackpeak has grown to become a premier provider of complex due diligence, research and investigation services, particularly in relation […]

Acuris acquires investigative research firm Blackpeak
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Acuris acquires investigative research firm Blackpeak

Acuris, the BC Partners and GIC-backed provider of global data, intelligence, research and analysis has acquired Blackpeak, the investigative research firm.   Co-founded by Jack Clode and Chris Leahy in 2011, Blackpeak has grown to become a premier provider of complex due diligence, research and investigation services, particularly in relation […]

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The rise of ‘GiantTech’ poses a giant test for regulators

It’s almost become a distant memory, the near collapse of the financial system. Regulators were overwhelmed by increasing technical complexity, competitive product innovation run amok and global financial institutions that leap-frogged sovereign regulatory boundaries. Regulators, with no global framework to conduct oversight and decades of laissez faire regulation, had neither […]