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Union of Arab Banks Calls for Increased RegTech Investment

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FinTech has been enthusiastically adopted by local banks but the Middle East region is lagging behind on Regtech investment, warned Wissam Fattouh, who is also Chairman of the MENA Financial Crime Compliance Group. Speaking at a MENA Regulatory Summit in March, Fattouh urged greater investment in regtech applications, without which he warned that firms would be more exposed to cyber security risks and financial crime.

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