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Early warning: Data protection barriers ahead
28 Jun

Early warning: Data protection barriers ahead

  • 28th June 2013
  • RegTechFS

In an effort to improve the protection provided to consumers, and to harmonise data practices, the EU is currently in the process of passing two pieces of legislation: the Cybercrime Directive and the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).  Few people have given much thought to how these will align with international financial regulation but, if Read More

25 Feb

Data protection: the next Y2K?

Conflicting demands of European data privacy and US intelligence gathering legislation are coming together to make the issue a serious problem for banking technologists. Transatlantic friction over data protection isn’t exactly a new problem – the industry has been faced with pending regulations from the US and EU for over a decade.   Until recently Read More

16 Nov

Clash of the Titans: The battle for customer information

2012 could well go down as a turning point for the industry. Billions in fines have raised consciousness of the need for better financial crime processes, systems and controls. Regulators have found sanctions breaches, anti-money laundering deficiencies and bribery failures – and will likely to continue to do so as they examine historical compliance. We Read More