How will regulation impact the crypto world? Actually, my very first presentation in the crypto world was about regulations and I was basically booed off stage. During that time the crypto world was only really about Bitcoin. Back then the Bitcoin world was free and anarchistic, basically people were saying ‘we don't need any regulation … Continue reading Regulating Crypto – An Interview with Erik Wilgenhof Plante
Our RegTech product directory covers nearly 500 different RegTech products, categorised according to the type of regulatory problem they address. This year, we are extending our research to further understand the market. We will create market maps of each category and provide insights on the current state of each market segment. In March, our focus … Continue reading Regulatory Change Products – Our Market Assessment
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We asked our new Associate, financial crime expert Vesna McCreery to tell us her key predictions for fighting financial crime in 2019. Financial Crime in banking is usually synonymous with regulatory measures to combat money-laundering, corruption and ensuring compliance with financial sanctions. However, we should also consider cybercrime under this umbrella, even though it has … Continue reading Financial Crime predictions for 2019
Earlier this month we were asked to comment on the Danske Bank money-laundering scandal and the accusations that had been levelled at the Danish Financial Supervisory Authority of regulatory capture. This scandal is a salutary tale of whistle-blowers being ignored, of (perhaps) blind eyes being turned and potentially, regulatory forbearance in a situation where really … Continue reading …what it is and what it is not.
RegTech Associates took the Digital Regulatory Reporting discussion right to the forefront in London in Early December, with an afternoon industry roundtable followed by an evening event. As with our event in London on the 15th October, our speakers covered a range of topics, which emerged from the afternoon discussion and were developed further. From … Continue reading Digital Regulatory Reporting – it’s a 2018 wrap!
On 5th December, The Reg Doctor caught up with Ed Buckman, VP of Sales at AxiomHQ at the RegTech Rising conference to discuss all things conduct risk, after having seen a short demo of the new AxiomHQ solution for SMCR. How do you define financial conduct risk? Broadly speaking, the actions or behaviour of financial … Continue reading RegTech and Financial Conduct Risk – Q&A with Ed Buckman from Axiom HQ
In the latest (and final?) update on the pilot, hosted at the FCA office in Stratford, Nick Cook from the FCA explained the aim was to address the common pain points between the regulator and the industry of the current reporting system, - cost, inconsistency, duplication of data and data protection issues.The core team members of the project team then updated us on progress and lessons learnt.
In the latest of our Digital Regulation Series in Collaboration with the FCA, we visited Zurich. Is Switzerland a principles based regulatory regime ? What are FINMA doing to prepare for Digital and how can RegTech help?
On Monday 15th October at Barclays global HQ in London, we gathered together representatives from leading financial institutions and regulators to discuss the possibilities and promise of Digital Regulatory Change. This was the first in our series of international events held in collaboration with the FCA and focused on the topic of Digital Regulation. For … Continue reading Digital Regulatory Change – it’s magic!