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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 […]

Compliance embraces tech to drive competitive advantage
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Compliance embraces tech to drive competitive advantage

Emerging technologies are revolutionising legacy systems and taking the brunt of the heavy lifting for compliance teams Once viewed as a straitjacket by many financial services firms, compliance is undergoing a metamorphosis driven by new technology. Compliance departments, galvanised by customers and amplified by technology, are changing for the benefit […]

Regulation is the biggest barrier to digital innovation for UK financial institutions
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Regulation is the biggest barrier to digital innovation for UK financial institutions

New research released by financial services technology leader FIS™ (NYSE: FIS) reveals that the greatest barrier to UK financial institutions developing digital products, services and operations is regulatory compliance risk. The findings are from FIS’ global Readiness Report, which shows that, by comparison, the biggest barrier to digital innovation for […]

Protecting Data Flow in Shifting Privacy Regulations
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Protecting Data Flow in Shifting Privacy Regulations

In the face of political uncertainty, organizations are challenged every day to keep the personal data they hold safe across their entire ecosystem. They must be sure that their partners, suppliers and other third parties are also keeping the organization’s data safe. As well, the growth of technologies such as […]

85% of EU consumers are unaware of PSD2 – Mastercard study
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85% of EU consumers are unaware of PSD2 – Mastercard study

A study from Mastercard has revealed 85 per cent of consumers in the EU are not aware of PSD2 or have very little knowledge of it. The final deadline of PSD2 is in September and with it will come a range of new financial services for consumers to improve their […]

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 […]

Thomson Reuters Inks Regtech Agreement with IBM
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Thomson Reuters Inks Regtech Agreement with IBM

Tool “takes the guesswork out for compliance professionals” IBM and Thomson Reuters have teamed up to bundle their respective regulatory intelligence offerings together into a single product for financial services clients. The solution will digitise manual governance, risk, and compliance processes, by integrating risk data from 900 regulatory bodies and 2,500 collections […]

Tax software provider Sovos completes two acquisitions
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Tax software provider Sovos completes two acquisitions

Global tax software provider Sovos has acquired e-invoicing solution Foriba and tax solution Eagle Technology Management (ETM). ETM delivers statutory financial reporting and insurance premium tax software to insurers and unclaimed property reporting solutions and services to financial institutions, corporations and insurers in the US. Following the close of the […]