March 22, 2018

How excels in managing expectations of a UK regulator

Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) that operates with the aim of maintaining the integrity of the financial markets believes that the technology plays a fundamental and increasingly […]
March 7, 2018

D&O Insurance is not a commodity

The Directors & Officers Liability Insurance (D&O Insurance) certainly is one of the key businesses insurance products available in the market. Companies of any size and […]
March 7, 2018

Cyber Risks and Data Protection

If your business involves gathering, maintaining, disseminating or storing private and sensitive information, you probably wonder to what extend you can rely on your computers, servers, clouds […]
December 20, 2017

Blockchain as the Newest Regtech Application— the Opportunity to Reduce the Burden of KYC for Financial Institutions

Abstract The aim of this paper is to provide insight into the regulatory landscape surrounding much criticized regulatory reporting and know your customer (KYC) requirements for […]
December 18, 2017

Blockchain : A storm in the Fund Industry

In the early stage of stock exchanges, trading was a very straightforward process without any  intermediaries involved. An investor was selling its asset of value and […]
December 18, 2017

REGTECHS – The Regulatory Toolkit

Introduction Since the 2008 financial crisis, regulators around the world have been reshaping the financial environment. Each year, compliance to the new set of rules leads […]
October 26, 2017

ESG for company valuation

There is an increased trend amongst investors to evaluate non-financial performance indicators to evaluate future financial performance of companies. ESG forms a subset of non-financial performance […]
October 16, 2017

Fund distribution oversight: Overcoming operational challenges

In the words of Mark Mendelsohn, former deputy chief of the Fraud Section of the U.S. Department of Justice: “Third-party due diligence must be robust, thorough, […]
October 10, 2017

Kobe Steel Scandal raises concerns over Corporate governance practices

The recent confession of Kobe Steel ltd., Japan’s third-largest steelmaker, to have falsified quality data for an array of aluminium and copper products shipped over the […]