The Future of Finance 

RegTech and SupTech

The Future of Finance Meetings for 2021 will bring together a variety of high-profile financial speakers. We will host a series of discussions, articles and interviews across all of our chosen themes: Data, Digital Identity, Banking, Securities, Asset Management, Law and Regulation, Payments, Money, Insurance, Pensions, Real Estate, Technology and Funding FinTechs. Follow this page for further updates.

  • 06/01/2021 - Interview 0 Comments
    For Regulators Covid-19 is Just a Rehearsal for Resilience

    Covid-19 put the operational flexibility of the financial services industry to the ultimate test: could the business continue when nobody was in the office? The answer so far is an encouraging one, but the global pandemic also coincided with a consultation by the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA), the Prudential Regulation Authority (PRA) and the Bank of England on new measures to further enhance the operational resilience of the financial services industry. Dominic Hobson asked Chris Freeman, a former head of operations at Aviva Investors, Nomura Asset Management and Royal London now consulting on operational issues, what the biggest operational risks now are.

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  • 22/12/2020 - Interview 0 Comments
    What FATF thinks about digital ID, RegTech and SupTech

    March 2020 was an important date in the history of digital identity. That month the Financial Action Task Force (FATF), the international regulatory organisation that has for 30 years set the global standards in fighting financial crime, published a paper which stated that digital identity had “reached an inflection point.” If FATF thinks digital identity can make a contribution to customer due diligence, a financial services industry spending hundreds of billions on KYC, AML, CFT and sanctions screening checks ought to be interested, yet the response so far is muted. Dominic Hobson asked Tom Neylan, a senior policy analyst at FATF in Paris, what progress FATF detects.

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  • 26/11/2020 - Interview 0 Comments
    Interview with Greg Medcraft

    Future of Finance interview with Greg Medcraft, Director of the Directorate for Financial and Enterprise Affairs at the OECD. Greg spoke with Dominic Hobson about the OECD’s Blockchain best practice guidance; Regulation around tokenisation; Digital Identity

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  • 02/11/2020 - Interview 0 Comments
    Interview with Loretta Joseph

    Loretta regularly advises a number of global organisations on responsible adoption of blockchain technology across policy makers, governments and industry.Loretta is the fintech and regulatory consultant to the Government of Bermuda, Antigua/Barbuda, Serbia and the Premier office of South Australia. Loretta is the consultant to the Financial Services Commission Of Mauritius.

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  • 29/04/2020 - Article 0 Comments
    Don’t kid yourself that operational resilience can increase returns

    Increasing operational resilience means investment, and every investment is a cost. Unfortunately, despite the efforts of consultants to persuade financial institutions that investing in operational resilience creates competitive advantages and generates returns, it is in the end just another cost of compliance whose returns accrue to others.

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