Trade Finance: the challenge for RegTech

In discussion with Farah Shaikh, Trade Finance Expert, member of the ITFA* FinTech Committee Tell us about Trade Finance - how big is this market?  In simple terms, when goods are exported, the exporter will require payment for the goods in advance of the shipment, meaning the importer bears the risk of those goods not … Continue reading Trade Finance: the challenge for RegTech

The role of RegTech in the future of markets: Part 2

RegTech Associates were in discussion with Richard Fenner, Manager, Regulatory Affairs, World Federation of Exchanges (WFE) Part 2: What the WFE sees in the future What is the potential and interest for new technologies (AI, ML, DLT)? One of the things that characterises a lot of these new technologies is the necessity for collaboration. The … Continue reading The role of RegTech in the future of markets: Part 2

Tariq Khan on Crypto: the Opportunities and the Dangers

Tariq Khan is a qualified lawyer, angel investor, startup board member and co-founding partner of Outrun Ventures. Hi Tariq. Can you provide our readers with some background? I qualified at the Bar twenty years ago, specialising in consumer-focused subjects and company and commercial law. As one of the early wave of lawyers to then go … Continue reading Tariq Khan on Crypto: the Opportunities and the Dangers

The role of RegTech in the future of markets: Part 1

RegTech Associates were in discussion with Richard Fenner, Manager, Regulatory Affairs, World Federation of Exchanges (WFE) Part 1 - The current situation, as evaluated by the WFE What is the WFE and what do you do? The WFE is the global body that brings together the exchange and Central Counterparty clearing (CCP) community. We represent … Continue reading The role of RegTech in the future of markets: Part 1

Euronext : building a tech enabled risk and compliance culture

Anne Giviskos is the Head of Risk and Compliance at Euronext RegTech Associate Lilia Tira recently caught up with Anne Giviskos, Head of Risk and Compliance at Euronext. Financial markets have gone through a number of regulations over the last 10 years. Which regulations have had the most impact on financial market infrastructures?  "The regulation … Continue reading Euronext : building a tech enabled risk and compliance culture

What’s on the horizon for Accountability Regimes?

Our newest RegTech Associate and Conduct Risk Expert, Emma Parry, talks about some of the challenges and opportunities firms are facing as they address the requirements of the emerging Accountability regimes. With input from John O'Dwyer of Axiom HQ. With focus on the extension of the Senior Managers and Certification Regime (SM&CR) in December 2019 … Continue reading What’s on the horizon for Accountability Regimes?

Market Integrity and Transparency Part 2 – The How and the What

In this second of two posts, we explore the difficulties presented by complying with market integrity and transparency regulations. Thankfully, there are many innovative technology solutions on the market to address these challenges and we have created a market map of this category to help buyers understand which products might fit their particular use case. … Continue reading Market Integrity and Transparency Part 2 – The How and the What

Achieving a Global Regulatory Framework – an interview with Dr. Iwa Salami

Continuing our series of blog posts that explore the intersection of the crypto ecosystem, regulation and RegTech, we spoke with Dr Iwa Salami, an expert in financial regulation and law from the University of East London. Why are regulatory authorities paying more and more attention to regulating cryptoassets? At the heart of the original philosophy … Continue reading Achieving a Global Regulatory Framework – an interview with Dr. Iwa Salami

Market Integrity and Transparency Part 1 – The Why

Fair and effective financial markets are critically important to the broader economy because: “They help determine the borrowing costs of households, companies and governments, set countries’ exchange rates, influence the cost of food and raw materials, and enable companies to manage the financial risks they incur through investment, production and trade. They also support employment … Continue reading Market Integrity and Transparency Part 1 – The Why

Regulating Crypto – An Interview with Erik Wilgenhof Plante

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