A spotlight on the business impact of digital regulation

Episode 1
Top 5 RegTech themes 2022

Available on all major podcast platforms, including:

Listen

Regulation continues to move fast and PJ and Corrina summarise how the RegTech agenda is coming into focus for 2022. They discuss how RegTech is now at another tipping point where it will be asked to help with interoperability between TradFi and Digital Finance. JWG explains the key regulatory drivers and how they will tackle the themes in RegCast Season 2 which you can find in the 2022 Beacon which is on the JWG website here.

The RegTech agenda will be dominated by the shift to digital finance in 2022. We see five key themes:

  • Digital infrastructure integrity. As consumer gamification, meme stocks and private markets set expectations for TradFI, RegTech will be required to tokenize rule sets for financial crime, investor protection, surveillance post trade clearing and settlement processes
  • High-fidelity transparency. Digital assets will come into the light as regulatory reporting obligations bring them into scope. While we wrestle with the ESG reporting conundrum, RegTech and SupTech will be called upon to help with big shifts in the market and reference data and define the boundaries of ‘digital sovereignty’
  • Digital supply chains. As one pundit put it “OpRes is seen by many regulators as the equivalent of settlement risk in the 1970s.” Tens of thousands of actors will need RegTech and SupTech for third party risk management and technology risk from AI, Cloud, Cyber and Quantum and much more
  • Tokenization of compliance. Thought leaders have been calling for RegTech to enable rule sets to be linked to transactions, attached to policies and mirrored by controls. As senior management is increasingly trapped by accountability and conduct controls, we see a new dawn emerging in this space
  • Model-driven controls. With Operational Risk Managers overseeing tens of thousands of risk control assessments, RegTech has the opportunity to help drive the linkage between data controls and risk. Semantics and standard taxonomies are on the table for discussion this year.

As we enter the second decade of JWG being at the forefront of RegTech, we find some policies heading nicely up the mountain and beginning to scale. Has it gotten into production yet? No, but at least the targets are starting to emerge, awareness is rising, and we are beginning to frame what ‘good RegTech looks like’.

For more on JWG’s 2022 agenda, see our post here.

Speakers and Guests
Listen

Download MP3 Audio
Latest Episodes
Episode 7
Market Watch 69 & RegTech

Aired on: May 24, 2022

Episode 6
Economic crime & RegTech plans

Aired on: May 10, 2022

Episode 5
Protecting Digital Asset Investors

Aired on: March 17, 2022

Episode 4
Managing Digital Asset risk

Aired on: March 15, 2022

Episode 3
Trading Digital Assets on TradFi rails

Aired on: March 11, 2022

Episode 2
Good digital surveillance

Aired on: March 4, 2022

Episode 1
Top 5 RegTech themes 2022

Aired on: February 4, 2022

Episode 20
Disrupting compliance

Aired on: December 10, 2021

Episode 19
Digital supply chain transparency

Aired on: November 12, 2021

Episode 18
Digitizing Compliance’s many dashboards

Aired on: November 5, 2021

Episode 17
Digital compliance

Aired on: October 28, 2021

Episode 16
Staying in control of a digital age

Aired on: October 15, 2021

Episode 15
Implementing RegTech control solutions

Aired on: October 15, 2021

Episode 14
Episode 13
RegTech from horizon to controls

Aired on: October 7, 2021

Episode 12
NextGen SupTech reporting

Aired on: September 28, 2021

Episode 11
Episode 10
MiFID III & Digitalizing Markets

Aired on: July 29, 2021

Episode 9
Approaching the CBDC border

Aired on: June 29, 2021

Episode 8
Episode 7
Democratizing markets

Aired on: April 27, 2021

Episode 6
Episode 5
Episode 3