Who can see your data? ☠

You’ve seen it: high-profile hacks have taken over the news. There’s so much that can be done with data gathered through KYC compliance, but you’re always looking at that dreaded data breach. We’ve asked our AML experts for their input on the best ways to prevent any sneak-peaks on client and company information: Decentralise your data – Determine […]

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Speaker Interview: Andrea Brancatelli

Andrea Brancatelli, MoneyGram International, Senior Legal Counsel What are the 3 biggest challenges for in-house teams in FS firms today? The first challenge is an increase in regulations, which in certain areas seem to overlap and under certain circumstances are difficult to apply, due to conflicts with pre-existing legislation or lack of local (secondary) legislation. […]

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Speaker interview: Nikhil Aggarwal

Nikhil Aggarwal is Data & Analytics Executive, FinTech Entrepreneur in Residence at iValley Innovation Center Given all the hype, where has RegTech fallen short over the past year, and where has it exceeded expectations? Increasingly complex regulations coupled with heightened scrutiny from regulators has resulted in more banks and financial institutions building out broad spectrum […]

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Speaker interview: Dr Solomon Osagie

Dr Solomon Osagie, Chief Legal Counsel at TSYS International What are the 3 biggest challenges for in-house teams in FS firms today? In no particular order, I suspect that most General Counsel will consider that a constantly evolving regulatory environment poses a challenge. Whether one considers BAU or M&A activity, there are pressures to keep […]

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Speaker interview: Michael Harrats

Michael Harrats, Senior Counsel, Legal & General Investment Management What are the 3 biggest challenges for in-house teams in FS firms today? A. Costs! Every non-revenue generating department is under cost pressure at the moment. Demonstrating value as a business partner is the cornerstone of the role of any in-house legal team. B. Technology/disruption. These […]

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Speaker interview: Stephan Wolf

Stephan Wolf, CEO of the Global Legal Entity Identifier Foundation (GLEIF). What obligations relevant to the Legal Entity Identifier (LEI) are triggered by the forthcoming MiFID II / MiFIR? Market participants that must comply with the forthcoming European Union (EU) revised Markets in Financial Instruments Directive (MiFID II) and Regulation (MiFIR) should obtain an LEI […]

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