Regtech

Future-Proofing Against Compliance and Risk When Expanding Globally

Globalization Partners, a US-based compliant and automated global employment platform, found that companies that grow internationally without prioritising compliance are sure to run into problems according to its “7 Compliance Challenges Companies Face When Growing Globally” e-book. As a fast-growing fintech industry,

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TransUnion Acquires Neustar for US$3.1 Billion to Enhance Digital Identity Capabilities

American consumer credit reporting agency TransUnion has signed a US3.1 billion deal to acquire Neustar, an identity resolution company, from a private investment group led by Golden Gate Capital and with minority participation by GIC. ​​​​​​Neustar’s security business, which is

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Here are 3 Ways Banks Can Adopt Regtech

Over the last decade, regulatory and compliance requirements have increased for all financial companies. At the same time, countries are introducing new legislation and regulatory requirements. Dealing with these evolving and ever-changing compliance expectations can be a costly ordeal. According

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Growing Demand for Regtech Solutions as HK Financial Institutions Navigate Concerns Around Rapid Digitalisation

Technological advances, business innovation, global competition and a major regulatory push have led to a shift in focus by Hong Kong financial institutions towards managing the complexities of change with financial regulation. According to The State of Regtech in APAC

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Cloud-Based Regtech Is Gaining Focus In Hong Kong

Hong Kong capital market firms are investing in cloud-based regtech solutions to enhance their risk and compliance management capabilities amidst new challenges triggered by the pandemic, a new survey by FIS has found. Short for regulatory technology, regtech has emerged

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Hong Kong Monetary Authority Launches Global Regtech Challenge

The Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA) announced today the launch of its Global Regtech challenge which they described as a competition designed to raise the Hong Kong banking industry’s awareness of the potential of Regtech adoption and to further grow

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Cyberport-HKIB Regtech Demo Day Showcases Hong Kong’s Booming Regtech Sector

At Regtech Demo Day on March 3 and 4, seven of Cyberport’s fast-growing regulatory technology (regtech) startups showcased their latest fintech solutions to hundreds of industry stakeholders. The two-day event, organized by Cyberport and the Hong Kong Institute of Bankers

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QTUM Partners Blockpass to Offer Blockchain-Based Regtech Solutions

Blockpass, a regtech platform leveraging the use of blockchain, has announced its partnership with QTUM, an open-sourced public blockchain application platform. Through this new partnership, Blockpass and QTUM will work together to support the space. This includes QTUM offering subsidies

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6 Ways Hong Kong Banks are Using Regtech to Combat Financial Crimes

A new report published by the Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA) looks at six ways banks in the region have used regtech tools for anti-money laundering and combating the financing of terrorism (AML/CFT) purposes. The report, produced in collaboration with

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HKMA Highlights 4 Regtech Uses Cases During COVID-19 Pandemic

  As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to profoundly disrupt the financial services landscape, technology holds to key to overcoming the operational challenges caused by the public health crisis, according to Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA). In HKMA’s fifth issue of

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