Month: March 2019

Explore the RegTech Revolution

Regulatory change products – Our market assessment

RegTech Associates newly launched 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…
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29th March 2019 0

Ebertlang finds new owner amid rise in regulatory compliance needs

Beyond Capital has agreed to sell SME software distributor Ebertlang to HQ Equita after less than two years in its portfolio. Ebertlang specialises in infrastructure software for small and mid-sized companies in German-speaking Europe, providing programs for email archiving, back-up, IT-security, automation and continuity, as well as offering comprehensive training, consulting and service support. HQ Equita partner…
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27th March 2019 0

How Blockchain Technology And Decentralization Will Revolutionize The Crowdfunding Industry

Before the blockchain and the crypto buzz started, crowdfunding portals were the most common example of decentralization in the financial markets. Those portals help investors or donors to discover interesting projects and to invest or donate money to those specific projects. In the case of securities, the crowdfunding process is called crowdinvesting and it concerns…
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26th March 2019 0

Swiss Federal Council Votes to Adapt Current Financial Regulations to Include Cryptocurrencies

Swiss lawmakers have recently voted to include cryptocurrencies in an adapted form of the country’s existing financial regulations. The vote was introduced by lawmakers who are concerned about the illicit use of anonymous cryptocurrencies, which could change the regulatory landscape for digital assets in Switzerland’s ‘crypto valley’. Switzerland’s Recent Vote on Crypto Regulation Explained The…
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25th March 2019 0

How To Put Machine Learning To Work For Your Business

Machine learning has been driving innovation in product features for several years, becoming a vital component of enhancing the consumer experience. However, in terms of what machine learning (ML) — and specifically, artificial intelligence (AI) — can do, we’ve only seen the tip of the iceberg. As a business leader, you may feel a bit…
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22nd March 2019 0

Is AI the Next Frontier for National Competitive Advantage?

Artificial intelligence (AI) presents limitless opportunity, but not without potential pitfalls and risks. This paradox has become increasingly evident for government leaders. They want to give domestic companies an edge over the competition, but are also expected to protect their citizens and use AI for social good. They want to support innovation, while still maintaining…
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21st March 2019 0

Regulatory compliance – The new business enabler

Leila Szwarc, global head of compliance and strategic regulatory services at TMF Group, explains how Asia-Pacific organisations can cultivate a more robust approach to compliance amid data privacy concerns and the changing local and international regulatory landscape Leila Szwarc, TMF Group According to a recent Risk.net/TMF Group survey, 56% of Asia‑Pacific (Apac) organisations currently see…
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20th March 2019 0

What the hell is a blockchain phone—and do I need one?

The first wave of crypto-focused smartphones from big players like Samsung is a small step toward a decentralized web. The crypto world is full of buzzwords, but if you can peel away the marketing fluff, you sometimes find innovation beneath the surface. You are often also reminded just how early it is in the history…
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19th March 2019 0

Gartner: top 7 security and risk management trends for 2019

Threat detection investment, security aligning to business goals and passwordless authentication are among the top trends in security and risk management, according to Gartner Security and risk management are two of business’ biggest considerations in today’s increasingly volatile cyber security landscape — failings in this arena will lead to potentially irreversible financial and reputational damage.…
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18th March 2019 0

CubeLogic ranked number one in four categories in 2019 Energy Risk Software Rankings

# 1 for Enterprise Risk Management software system # 1 for Best Credit Risk Software #1 for Business Intelligence Joint # 1 for Best metrics and 5 other top 5 rankings   London, Thursday 14th March 2019 – CubeLogic, the market leading provider of business intelligence enabled risk management solutions for the energy, commodities and…
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15th March 2019 0