16 August 2017

Financial Services Regulation

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John BertrandSAP - London

Open Banking: Know the rules to avoid a shipwreck

14 August 2017  |  3248 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

Twelfth Night starts with a shipwreck. Emma Rice’s production at The Globe was magical: Shakespeare would have applauded. Superb were Feste, the wise fool, and Malvolio, the whistling regulator. The extraordinary begins to unfold and slips into a farce. In less than six months, Open Banking sets sail, so to avoid floundering we need to understan...

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James SmithDsruptiv - London

500 days of tumbleweed - why is the FCA ignoring small businesses?

31 July 2017  |  7377 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

It has now been 500 days since the consultation period closed on 18 March 2016 for FCA Discussion Paper DP15/7 "Our approach to SMEs as users of financial services." At present, the provision of financial services to small businesses in the UK is largely unregulated. In many cases, firms can't even appeal to an ombudsman if they have been...

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Robert Powell
Robert PowellIPC Systems - London

Countdown to MiFID II: face-to-face conversations, data retention and GDPR

27 July 2017  |  4470 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

As the deadline for the implementation MiFID II fast approaches, financial firms are under growing pressure to take steps to ensure they’re fully compliant. A common issue, however, is that many organ...

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John Bertrand
John BertrandSAP - London

Open Banking, the fuzzy period

30 June 2017  |  13966 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

Like Captain Ahab at the start of the voyage, the banks are in a similar fuzzy period. Banks know Open Banking is coming and the rules must be complied with but what should they do, if anything, beyon...

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Thomas Hook
Thomas HookPegasystems Inc. - Cambridge

Artificial Intelligence: The Next Step in Financial Crime Compliance Evolution

26 June 2017  |  10880 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

Financial Services compliance departments are constantly turning to technology to find efficiencies and satisfy increasingly tough regulatory examinations. It started with simple robotics, which can p...

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Anthony Pickup
Anthony PickupMYRECS LTD - Manchester

How PSD2 and GDPR may improve retail payments for all

16 June 2017  |  7903 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

How PSD2 and GDPR may improve retail payments for all? Following my time setting up a new community bank (credit union) on an out sourced banking platform to UK consumers I have been watching the deve...

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Neville Lacey
Neville LaceyOFX (formerly UKForex) - London

International payments and the need for a dedicated regulator

02 June 2017  |  9866 views  |  1 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

Most international payments providers exist as an alternative to high street banks. They provide their customers with a good deal, are transparent about their fees, deliver excellent customer service,...

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Robin Smith
Robin SmithActiance - Theale

Why Enterprises Should Extend eComms Compliance and eDiscovery Defences

02 June 2017  |  9397 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

Many enterprise electronic communications (eComms) applications offer an attractive proposition to businesses by delivering lower costs, more features and access to newer desktop apps. But while they ...

TagsSecurityRisk & regulation
Stuart Lacey
Stuart LaceyTrunomi - London

GDPR 1 Year Countdown: Ready or Not?

30 May 2017  |  5177 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

In less than 1 year the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will be enforced. If you haven’t heard by now; the GDPR will fundamentally change the way that companies capture, manage and store inf...

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Thomas Hook
Thomas HookPegasystems Inc. - Cambridge

Robotics and AML: Enhancing, Not Replacing, Your Analysts

16 May 2017  |  4846 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

The robots are coming, the robots are coming! Everywhere you look, you see whitepapers and discussions about robotics and its use in AML and compliance generally. And rightfully so, this is definitely...

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