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RegTech

Regulatory technology, is a new technology that uses information technology to enhance regulatory processes. With its main application in the Financial sector, it is expanding into any regulated business with a particular appeal for the Consumer Goods Industry. Often regarded as a subcategory under FinTech, RegTech puts a particular emphasis on regulatory monitoring, reporting and compliance and is thus benefiting the finance industry.

Raktim Singh

Raktim Singh Senior Industry Principal at Infosys

What is RegTech

Introduction: The financial industry has been significantly transformed by the Regtech, which has brought about substantial changes to compliance procedures, risk administration, and regulatory disclosure. Regtech, an acronym for regulatory technology, is an emerging industry that makes use of cutting-edge technologies to bolster regulatory procedu...

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Clare Rowley

Clare Rowley Head of Business Operations at Global Legal Entity Identifier Foundation (GLEIF)

The Value of the LEI in X-Border Payments: Enhancing Know Your Consumer and Corporate Onboarding

Efficiently accessing the data they need is a core challenge for organizations conducting due diligence and ongoing risk monitoring for corporate customers and suppliers. The information needed often comes from varying and disparate sources. KYC processes lack standardization due to the fragmented nature of national AML/CFT requirements. This prev...

/regulation /identity

Steve Morgan

Steve Morgan Banking Industry Market Lead at Pegasystems

From Zero to Hero – How Blockchain could bring the FCA’s Consumer Duty to life

The reputation of blockchain has taken a severe beating in recent years. The spectacular collapse of FTX, plus how regulators are turning against crypto currency businesses built on blockchain technology seems to be toxifying the technology for traditional financial services businesses. However, running away from using blockchain because of the ...

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Harriet Christie

Harriet Christie Chief Operating Officer at Mirrorweb

How Regtech platforms can adapt to the modern working world

While communications surveillance has become a more pressing requirement in recent years, the truth is that most of the current generation of platforms was built 20 years ago. Society has changed a lot since then, both in terms of our technological capabilities and the ways in which we communicate. It’s important that compliance tools keep up with...

/regulation /wealth

Harriet Christie

Harriet Christie Chief Operating Officer at Mirrorweb

Communications surveillance: A company-wide consideration

The Securities Exchange Commission’s (SEC’s) primary function is to protect investors, by drafting and enforcing regulations which hold firms accountable for their actions. One fundamental example of this is that all interactions between brokers and investors must be scrutinized, to ensure no wrongdoing. The prevalence of digital communications i...

/regulation /wealth

Alex Ford

Alex Ford President, North America at Encompass | RegTech Association | Women in RegTech

Can RegTech help address risk and regulatory challenges in a changing banking landscape?

As more banks concentrate on digital transformation to power growth and operational efficiency, the opportunity to simultaneously leverage technology to mitigate risk and promote transparency - particularly via RegTech solutions, is continuing to increase in relevance globally. This is a topic that I discussed as part of a panel of industry exper...

/regulation /wholesale

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Retired Member 

Are you managing compliance as a black box?

According to Wikipedia, “in science, computing, and engineering, a black box is a system which can be viewed in terms of its inputs and outputs, without any knowledge of its internal workings. Its implementation is "opaque" (black) .The opposite of a black box is a system where the inner components or logic are available for inspection, ...

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Claus Christensen

Claus Christensen CEO at Know Your Customer

Mitigating Money Laundering Risks in the Rapidly Expanding Payment Space

Money moves the economy, and the world. By making it easier to move money, we make it easier to foster entrepreneurship, and we create opportunities for growth. Hence, it’s natural to feel very optimistic about the current boom in digital payments. In 2023 the total transaction value of digital payments is estimated to reach USD 9.46 trillion, up...

/payments /crime

Anna Monteiro

Anna Monteiro Global Head of Business and Product Development at www.solutions-atlantic.com

Know Before You Go...Investing in Japan

By all reports, investment money is flowing into Japan. With the Nikkei up over 30% this year, it appears that Japan is on the other side of its “lost decade”. The Nikkei has not been this high since the 1990’s. So, what’s driving this renewed interest in the 3rd largest economy (based on nominal GDP) in the world? For starters, Japan is showing s...

/regulation /markets

Stan Cowan

Stan Cowan 

2024 Beneficial Ownership Rules Explained: How FIs Can Stay Compliant and Avoid Penalties

Having a strong KYC and KYB program is vital for FIs to fight fraud and risk. And now, this is becoming less of an option. In an effort to combat financial crimes such as money laundering and terrorist financing, new beneficial ownership rules have been implemented for deposit accounts at financial institutions (FIs). These rules require FIs to id...

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