06 December 2016

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Rhodri JamesProvenir - London

5 Steps to Prepare for the New 'Beneficial Ownership’ KYC Rules

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Additional stringent know your customer (KYC) regulation comes into effect in the US in spring 2018. The new rules concern ‘beneficial ownership’ – institutions will have to discover ‘ownership’ – defined as direct or indirect ownership of 25 per cent or more – of the customer ‘entity’ (such as a company) and who is in ‘control’ of the funds. The i...

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Rohas NagpalGlobal Blockchain Network - Pune, India

Gold backed virtual-currencies in a post de-monetization India

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Our ancestors started off with the barter system – something like “I will give you 2 buffaloes in return for 5 shiny new super-sharp axes”. Soon they realized that the barter system had too many limitations – everyone didn’t want buffaloes, buffaloes were neither divisible (not too many people would want 0.35 buffaloes) nor very portable (imagine ...

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Laura Glynn
Laura GlynnFenergo - Dublin - London- New York - Sydney

FATF Finds US Beneficial Ownership Lacking

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By Laura Glynn, Global Manager of Regulatory Affairs, Fenergo It has been ten years since FATF published its last Mutual Evaluation Report (MER) of the United States. On December 1st, 2016, as many o...

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Chris Day
Chris DayBMT Consulting GmbH - Nottingham

BCBS 239 - Semantic Quality

05 December 2016  |  1705 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

The only way to ensure that aggregate information in which to make critical decisions upon is accurate and precise is through semantic quality. The silos of data quality metrics across individual syst...

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Henry Hilska
Henry HilskaConvexity Solutions - New York

KYC: Solving the Regulatory Challenges of Data Privacy

02 December 2016  |  3625 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

Data Privacy regulations increase challenges for bank KYC and AML programs Financial services organizations are under increasing pressure from regulators to focus on KYC and client due diligence. Thi...

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Dharmesh Mistry
Dharmesh MistryTemenos - Reading

Are banks too big to SCALE? Who's to blame

01 December 2016  |  3331 views  |  1 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

The ever-increasing size of traditional, long-standing banks has been a fascinating point of discussion for many years now, with the possible problems arising from banks being “too big” having far rea...

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Kevin Cullen
Kevin CullenVolante Technologies - Jersey City

How RegTech Could Keep a Firm from Being Overprotective

01 December 2016  |  3514 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

One solution to protecting financial data is simply to treat all data as sensitive. This would avoid the complicated work of developing and implementing complex data aggregation tools and procedures. ...

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Ron Teicher
Ron TeicherEverCompliant - New York

The Road To Overcoming Data Overload

01 December 2016  |  3388 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

You don’t need to be an actuary to notice the correlation between the growth of ecommerce and the evolution of online merchant-based payment fraud. This is due two main factors: The first is the proli...

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Ari Pine
Ari PineTradeCo Global - New York

The Art of the Bubble

01 December 2016  |  2914 views  |  1 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

I may be old, but I’m hoping that at least I’m getting some wisdom out of my experience. The MacroTourist recently wrote about the potential for a bubble in fixed income and why you just can’t know. B...

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Samee Zafar
Samee ZafarEdgar Dunn Company

Blockchain and the future..

30 November 2016  |  5063 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

Getting it wrong Pollsters whose job it is to talk to people and predict the outcomes of elections, sometimes get things badly wrong: the general election in Britain in 2015 when Labour performed une...

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