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Paychex launches cyber liability product
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Paychex launches cyber liability product

Paychex has launched cyber liability protection which will help companies with costs from data breaches, hackers, ransomware and banking fraud. The new policy helps businesses mitigate the potential financial impacts of cyberattacks, with access to 24/7 crisis management. Policyholders get protection for potential fines or penalties from state or federal […]

Why is RegTech investment around the world growing?
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Why is RegTech investment around the world growing?

Investment in RegTech companies has reached record levels in the first six months of 2019. The question is why that is and if the growth will continue. The RegTech sector is booming. The industry has just experienced a record-breaking first six months of the year with $3.7bn having already been […]

How Wealth Managers Are Using Technology To Understand Their Clients Better
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How Wealth Managers Are Using Technology To Understand Their Clients Better

The dynamic playing out across the banking landscape—from retail to private wealth management—is one where technology-driven offerings and platforms increasingly define the brand and the personal relationships underlying the business.  Services have been changing since the arrival of digital platforms and the deployment of technologies like artificial intelligence. Now it’s […]

European Central Bank Exec: Libra Won’t Launch Until Regulators Are Satisfied
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European Central Bank Exec: Libra Won’t Launch Until Regulators Are Satisfied

Benoit Coeure, a board member of the European Central Bank, said that Facebook’s Libra coin will not launch until global regulators are satisfied. Speaking to Reuters at the G7 summit in Chantilly, France on July 18, Coeure said that the proposed stablecoin must be guaranteed to be safe for users before […]

How to build the regulator’s confidence in the cloud
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How to build the regulator’s confidence in the cloud

When moving to the cloud, meeting all risk, legal and compliance requirements is non-negotiable. The key question regulators are asking financial services providers is whether they have identified the operational risks associated with migrating to cloud computing and if banks understand the process of managing these obstacles. Part of the […]

FCA working with HM Treasury to finalise rules on SM&CR extension
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FCA working with HM Treasury to finalise rules on SM&CR extension

The Financial Conduct Authority is working with HM Treasury to publish its final rules on the extension to the Senior Managers and Certification Regime (SM&CR). SM&CR was initially introduced by the FCA in 2016, with a goal of lowering harm to consumers and boosting market integrity. The regulation encourages a […]

Swift to test real-time cross border payments in Europe
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Swift to test real-time cross border payments in Europe

Banks from France, Germany, Italy, Luxembourg, Russia and Spain have joined with Swift to test real-time gpi cross-border payments through the Eurosystem’s Target Instant Payment Settlement (Tips). While payment messages cross the Swift network in real-time, the settlement and receipt of funds in the beneficiary account can lag by several […]

Technology Overtakes Regulation as Key Driver of Change in Compliance
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Technology Overtakes Regulation as Key Driver of Change in Compliance

Compliance and the role of the compliance officer have changed significantly over the past decade as a result of escalating regulation, technology development, an increasing focus on culture and conduct risk, and the ever closer relationship between compliance and the business. Automation has also come to the fore as compliance […]

Regulators struggling to oversee crypto assets
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Regulators struggling to oversee crypto assets

The International Organization of Securities Commissions (Iosco)’s attempt to harmonize crypto regulation will have no immediate impact, as national regulators are still failing to understand jurisdictional governance, says a lawyer. While the CEO of a crypto exchange says the lack of adoption of current regulation to crypto, has created a […]