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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Union of Arab Banks Calls for Increased RegTech Investment
Market surveillance is crucial, and in many cases a regulatory requirement, to ensuring orderly securities markets and sustaining confidence in trading. It can be breached and has become increasingly complex in the wake of the Covid pandemic, Brexit, and the emergence of new asset classes. This webinar will review the extent of market abuse in...
Automated reconciliations provider AutoRek has warned firms to start preparing their systems for the complex calculations and processes they will need to undertake to be compliant with the UK’s incoming Investment Firms Prudential Regime (IFPR), which go live on January 1 – now less than 100 days away. IFPR is being introduced by the Financial...
Now in its 5th year, the RegTech Summit in NYC explores how the North American financial services industry can leverage technology to drive innovation, cut costs and support regulatory change.
“The Global LEI will be a marathon, not a sprint” is a phrase heard more than once during our series of Hot Topic webinars that’s charted the emergence of a standard identifier for entity data. Doubtless, it will be heard again. But if we’re not exactly sprinting, we are moving pretty swiftly. Every time I...