Post Tagged with: "Regtech"

Regtech Thrives On Change: Welcoming Trump, Brexit and China

Regtech Thrives On Change: Welcoming Trump, Brexit and China

by December 8, 2016 at 1:26 am 2 comments

Heraclitus, a Greek philosopher of the 5th century BC, is quoted as saying “Change is the only constant in life.” His doctrine was around change being central in the universe. This has also been translated to “the only constant is change.” And this exactly why Regtech, the cross-sector Fintech category, thrives and will continueRead More

VC Funding, IPOs Expected to Pick Up in 2017 — Will Fintechs Benefit?

VC Funding, IPOs Expected to Pick Up in 2017 — Will Fintechs Benefit?

by October 24, 2016 at 10:22 am 0 comments

Third quarter venture capital fundings continued to fall in the third quarter, but there’s a hint of optimism as the year comes to an end and the market for initial public offerings thaws. According to data from KPMG Enterprise and CB Insights, global financings fell 14% in the third quarter fromRead More

How XBRL Is Being Used for Insurance Solvency 2 Regulatory Reporting

How XBRL Is Being Used for Insurance Solvency 2 Regulatory Reporting

by September 3, 2016 at 1:00 am 1 comment

Image source EIOPA (European Insurance and Occupational Pensions Authority) has issued a mandate for Insurance companies to report their Solvency 2 status using XBRL and as of January this year the mandate is in place. This is a good example of using XBRL for RegTech, to help regulators find thatRead More

How PSD2 Enables the Unbundling & Rebundling of the Bank

How PSD2 Enables the Unbundling & Rebundling of the Bank

by June 24, 2016 at 1:00 am 4 comments

There are two types of regulation. One is just another annoying cost/process for the bank and a wonderful opportunity for consultants, lawyers, outsourcers & IT providers. Another type of regulation fundamentally opens up the market for innovation and threatens the control of the incumbents. PSD2 is the latter type. ItRead More

Solvency 2 on the Blockchain #regtech #insurtech

Solvency 2 on the Blockchain #regtech #insurtech

by June 23, 2016 at 1:00 am 2 comments

Image courtesy of SolvencyIINews Solvency 2 is a massive headache for Insurance. It is compicated (leading to big investment in IT and new processes), but worse is that it forces Insurance companies to allocate more capital to low risk (aka low return) investments. In this note we look at where the puck isRead More

Sharing the Regtech Burden Through Smart Partnerships

Sharing the Regtech Burden Through Smart Partnerships

by June 22, 2016 at 4:24 am 2 comments

The convergence of regulation and technology is inevitable. When trust models are translated into software then compliance will become affordable to fintech startups. It is what will drive the next massive boom in the sector and allow them to truly compete with the armies of lawyers and compliance resources atRead More

Regtech in Capital markets; Investing

Regtech in Capital markets; Investing

by June 21, 2016 at 2:00 am 3 comments

Working on Wall Street has always been a hazardous profession, especially for those in the front line of the business, the traders. Market risks, volatility, and uncertainties, are the stressors for traders and those allocating capital and managing risk. This is the nature of the business, the markets, whether currencies,Read More

Regtech for EMIR reporting: Capptivate

Regtech for EMIR reporting: Capptivate

by February 1, 2016 at 2:46 am 1 comment

Do you have a complaint to share about being compliant? Regulatory compliance is complex, moving, and cross cutting (more in “Eight reasons Bankers and Fitnech startups are “up at night” at bout compliance”). Deloitte points out that most Regtech up to now has focused in the payment and lending areasRead More