The prospect of applying blockchain technology to the proxy voting process has become more likely after Broadridge, one of the biggest providers of investor-related services, was awarded a patent for this very purpose.
RegTech startup ClauseMatch has raised $5 million to boost its mission to help financial institutions keep pace with the "broken" regulatory system, in a Series A round led by Index Ventures.
Having racked up billions of dollars in fines for money laundering and sanctions busting, HSBC is cleaning up its act with the global roll out of an AI tool capable of analysing data logs and tracking transactions within a customer's wider network.
The South African Reserve Bank (Sarb) is setting up a dedicated unit to monitor cryptocurrency and fintech developments and inform future regulations and its first job will be to set up a proof of concept (PoC) for DLT-based interbank clearing and settlement.
Swiss supervisory watchdog Finma has identified cyber security risks as it chief policy concern for 2018.
The Bank of England is establishing a new Fintech Hub as a central point of contact for engagement with startups and to drive new technological developments within the Bank.
Welcome to Finextra's live coverage of the Swift Business Forum Canada 2018 in Toronto. This event will focus on important issues affecting the financial industry, exploring how far, and how fast, the transformation of financial services will take place in Canada and beyond.
The Securities and Exchange Commission has slapped a $14 million fine on the New York Stock Exchange over a series of breakdowns and regulatory violations, a sign that the US regulatory body intends to hold the nation's exchanges accountable for disruptive market events.
Bank of England governor Mark Carney has called for the regulation of cryptocurrencies to protect the public and financial markets from a market that shows classic bubble tendencies.
Commonwealth Bank of Australia and ING have carried out a RegTech pilot which saw them use AI to simplify the processing of regulatory information.