regulations

Innovation in RegTech for Financial Services

Innovation in RegTech for Financial Services

Since the 2008 financial crisis, governments and central banks have introduced a vast array of new regulation for the financial services industry. This has led to the emergence of a new type of FinTech start-up, “RegTech”. RegTech (regulatory technology) refers to either a firm or group of companies that use technology to help businesses comply with regulations […]

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Brexit Effects on UK FinTech Ecosystem

Brexit Effects on UK FinTech Ecosystem

Ever since the Brexit vote, the FinTech industry has been busy trying to determine what it could mean for their business. There were high hopes that Theresa May’s Lancaster House speech would provide some clarity but it only hinted at what agreements might be struck. UK-based banks are considering moving staff abroad, VC investments in FinTech are decreasing […]

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API Technology for Financial Services is Revolutionising the Industry

API Technology for Financial Services is Revolutionising the Industry

The market for Application Programming Interfaces (APIs) is booming, in particular when it comes to technology for financial services. The number of public APIs doubled between 2014 and 2015 alone. APIs let businesses easily hook disparate systems together with a corresponding reduction in integration times. The growth in cloud computing and web applications has driven much of this increase, with […]

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