How are rising ESG interests changing wealth management

Climate change is one of the biggest challenges we face. While policies like the Paris Agreement attempt to change the world to have a net-zero emissions impact, there are still billions of dollars invested each year into harmful industries, such as fossil fuels. As pressure on climate change rises, could firms start to focus more on ESG funds?

How communication compliance has become the biggest hurdle for financial firms

With workforces becoming increasingly dispersed, methods of communication have escalated, making security compliance a key challenge for firms.

Striking a balance between compliance and customer experience during client onboarding

The onboarding process requires financial institutions to comply with increasing global and regionally specific regulations while also delivering an enhanced customer experience. As a result,...

Discrimination, stereotyping and boys club mentality – the state of gender inequality in FinTech

The gender gap is showing little sign of narrowing in the world of finance. Debate around gender inequality and a lack of women in finance has raged on for years but more action is needed to empower female professionals and founders.

Why behavioural analytics should be a top priority for insurers

With customer demands changing to become more focused on flexibility and personalisation, behavioural analytics is the key to help insurers meet this need.

How financial firms can detect and prevent fraud by using network analytics

The proliferation of internet banking and digital sharing have made it easier than ever for fraudsters to attack financial institutions and organisations must use sophisticated methods to prevent financial crime and risky activities.

How to ensure security and compliance when using tools such as Zoom, MS Teams?

Communication tools have saved the day for businesses after the Covid-19-induced global lockdown. Therefore, organisations must fully understand the regulatory guidance on security and privacy so they can continue to implement and expand their use of tools such as Zoom and MS Teams.

Why increased regulation and compliance requirements might be a concern for FinTechs

Regulatory compliance is constantly changing and creating a ripple effect with consequences impacting the global financial sector. While keeping up with the changes can be challenging, FinTechs must have solid risk management controls in place to ease this burden.

The key regulatory challenge facing the financial industry that you should know about

Regulators are striving to strike a balance between ensuring data security and privacy, and facilitating cyber compliance. As policy-makers attempt to develop a regulatory framework for a safer digital environment, financial firms must appropriately navigate the industry’s everchanging environment.

How can retail banks win in the battleground with BigTech companies?

BigTech companies have changed customer expectations forever. With customer experiences at the forefront of their operations, consumers now seek the same level of simplicity and personalisation everywhere. Financial institutions have a tough road ahead to match these services, but they can learn from BigTech companies.

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UBS issued $500,000 fine from CFTC

The Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) has issued a $500,000 fine to UBS for alleged violations of audio recording regulations.

How onboarding is hindering client experience

A recent blogpost by MyDocSafe has detailed how the onboarding process within wealth management is impacting the client experience through its complexity.

ESMA publishes paper setting out plans to change MiFID II reporting requirements

The European Security and Markets Authority (ESMA) has invited firms to comment on its consultation paper seeking to make reporting requirements changes under MiFID II.

Hiro rebrands as it gears up for international expansion

Hiro, which aims to transform insurance into being prevention-first, has rebranded as Locket as it gears up for international growth.

Banking API provider M2P Fintech picks up $35m Series C

India-based M2P Fintech has secured $35m from a Series C funding round led by US investment firm Tiger Global.

See how insurance firms can use it to personalise their offering

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