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From Regulation August 22, 2018

Banks seek ways to cover cost of legislative headwinds

Private banks have come up with a number of ways to try to boost revenues in the face of increased regulation, including adopting a more disciplined investment approach and increasing productivity through digitalisation

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From Regulation August 22, 2018

Reacting to an avalanche of regulation

Private banks have increased their legal and compliance teams to deal with new regulations and the cost has led to some consolidation. But does technology offer a different solution?

From Regulation May 8, 2018

Regulation a chance to better align interests of clients and their advisers

It is predicated that the fiduciary rule in the US will mean mass affluent clients miss out on financial advice, just as they did in the UK following the Retail Distribution Review. Wealth managers must respond by filling this advice gap with technology-led solutions such as robo-advice

Martin Moloney, Central Bank of Ireland
From Regulation April 26, 2018

Regulators wrestle with rapidly expanding ETF industry

As the exchange traded fund industry continues its record-breaking growth, are these investment vehicles sufficiently regulated?

Denise Voss, Alfi
From Regulation February 26, 2018

ESA proposals could harm European fund industry warns Luxembourg fund body

The European Commission’s proposals to strengthen financial supervision are likely to prove costly and are trying to fix a problem that doesn’t exist, according to Alfi

Christoffer Malmer, SEB
From Regulation August 29, 2017

Is MiFID II a headache or an opportunity for private banks?

With the new Markets in Financial Instruments Directive coming into force in January, what will the impact be on private banks? Christoffer Malmer from SEB, LGT's Thomas Piske and Uner Nabi from EY give their views

Patrick Barnert, Qumram
From Regulation July 14, 2017

Fintech on Friday: omni-channel under MiFID II – eradicating risks and ramping up revenues

Documenting client communications is now a top regulatory concern for wealth managers, but addressing this thorny compliance challenge can actually yield big business benefits

From Regulation March 1, 2017

How regtech can help banks conquer compliance mountain

The years since the financial crisis have seen a massive expansion in regulation and a corresponding boom in the number of compliance officers. Could technology cut costs and lower the error count?

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From Regulation November 25, 2016

Fintech start-ups take aim at banks' regulatory burden

The financial services industry is well aware of the need for it to improve its digital capabilities. The 3D Fintech Challenge 2016 showcased how start-up companies can provide some of the solutions it is seeking 

Ana Claver, Robeco
From Regulation June 22, 2016

Regulation and technology lead Madrid’s transformation

The Spanish capital’s financial landscape has been transformed in the last five years with consolidation in the banking sector and asset managers using the city as a springboard to Latin America

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