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Forget Sandboxes: Why Governments Should Accept Licensing From Other Jurisdictions
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Forget Sandboxes: Why Governments Should Accept Licensing From Other Jurisdictions

When the UK’s Financial Conduct Authority announced the first round of Fintechs for their regulatory sandbox in 2015, it was heralded as a progressive move and reinforced the UK’s dedication to financial innovation. The FCA is now hosting their fourth cohort of companies, and it is evident that this may […]

The swift climb of regtech: How technology is transforming regulatory compliance
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The swift climb of regtech: How technology is transforming regulatory compliance

Having emerged from obscurity to be the new buzzword, here’s what you must know about regtech. Worldwide, financial services in all forms are subject to extensive regulatory supervision for the protection of a large number of stakeholders. Regulatory compliance – characterised by long and tedious processes and costs – has […]

European Regulators Call for Common EU-Wide Regulatory Approach for ICOs
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European Regulators Call for Common EU-Wide Regulatory Approach for ICOs

The European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) has published its advice to the European Union (EU) institutions on crypto-assets and initial coin offerings (ICOs) regulation, calling for a common EU-wide regulatory approach. In its advice paper, ESMA notes that some member states have or are considering introducing crypto-assets related rules […]

Fintech Revolution: From Data Management to the New Financial Ecosystem
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Fintech Revolution: From Data Management to the New Financial Ecosystem

The place of technology has transformed in our lifetime, moving from the mainframe to the palm of our hands. Once it meant efficiency, but now it’s enabling our lives, and whole economies, to change. In the 1970s, my mother was a COBOL programmer, working for Hammersmith Council. There were sandbags […]

FINRA Forum Shows Promises and Pitfalls of New Technologies
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FINRA Forum Shows Promises and Pitfalls of New Technologies

How experts from the securities industry and its regulators view AI, blockchain and other new technologies In the future, blockchain, artificial intelligence, network analytics and other new technologies may become as commonplace as the next-day or same-day delivery of consumer items, which was only an idea a few years ago. But for […]

50% of Hong Kong consumers happy to share financial data with 3rd-parties
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50% of Hong Kong consumers happy to share financial data with 3rd-parties

Half of consumers in Hong Kong are happy to let third-parties access their financial data so they can access more personalised banking services and higher returns, according to a study from Accenture. Accenture, a financial solution developer, conducted an online survey of 2,010 Hong Kong consumers late last year, with […]

Singapore to Launch Automated Litigation Work Platform For Prosecutors, Set to Embrace AI
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Singapore to Launch Automated Litigation Work Platform For Prosecutors, Set to Embrace AI

Singapore’s main prosecuting body, the Attorney General’s Chambers, or AGC, which looks after crime and financial sector cases, is to launch an automated litigation analysis work platform to improve efficiency in its courts. It is also set to embrace large scale text analytics for major evidence reviews. And, the important […]

UK banking customer satisfaction: promising responses for high street banks
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UK banking customer satisfaction: promising responses for high street banks

UK banking customer satisfaction levels have increased over the past decade and significantly so in the last five years. The banking sector has undergone rapid changes since the 2008 financial crisis and now Brexit poses a similar uncertainty. It’s essential for banks and building societies to ensure strong customer experiences […]

Amphora announces certified native integration with CubeLogic
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Amphora announces certified native integration with CubeLogic

Enables Symphony CTRM users to seamlessly leverage the market leading KYC onboarding, business process management and credit risk management capabilities of the RiskCubed platform   Wednesday 24th October 2018 – Houston and London. Amphora, a leading vendor of multi‑commodity trading and risk management solutions to streamline operations, reduce transaction costs […]

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Banks Should Cash In On Cybersecurity

Banks have been at the forefront of cybersecurity for years, investing heavily to protect some of their clients’ most valuable and sensitive information. Such heavy investment in cybersecurity is increasingly the cost of doing business in financial services, but it also presents an opportunity for banks to generate a return […]