Machine Learning can bolster our defences against financial crime

As winter approaches, so does the season of coughs, colds and ‘flu. Many of us will take the opportunity of having a ‘flu vaccine to ward off this seasonal lurgy. Unfortunately, ‘flu vaccines are not 100% effective because the ‘flu virus mutates rapidly, making it difficult for medical experts and scientists to predict precisely which … Continue reading Machine Learning can bolster our defences against financial crime

How technology can make name screening easier….

Whilst President Donald Trump’s tweets have already been found to move markets, and having significant consequences for investors, his more recent pronouncements about economic sanctions against Turkey are likely to prove even more of a headache for compliance departments. Financial firms are obligated to comply with economic sanctions as part of their financial crime compliance … Continue reading How technology can make name screening easier….

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

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

Regulatory Change Products – Our Market Assessment

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

Financial Crime predictions for 2019

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