Enabling Technologies

Daily Review: Asia – The World’s Cradle of Futuristic Developments

Modern cross-industry champions made choices that guided them to leading positions, but as environments around the world rapidly change, every organization needs to re-evaluate its stance on every front. Even a very powerful conglomerate like Alibaba must continuously and aggressively transform their strategies to respond to rising competition and rapid...

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How European Banks Are Using RegTech Solutions

Large US and European banks are spending $20 billion a year on technology to help them comply with newly evolving regulations such as MiFID and PSD2. With regulatory environments becoming increasingly complex, 300+ million pages of regulatory documents will be published by 2020 & 600+ legislative initiatives need to be...

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RegTech – The Greatest Opportunity in FinTech

Banks globally are now spending in excess of $270 billion per year on compliance and regulatory obligations, having 10–15% of their staff dedicated to compliance on average. Compliance costs for FIs amount to substantial parts of total expenses, with a negative correlation between the size of the institution and the...

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Retail Banking

Daily Review: Integrations, Pan-European Consolidations & Meaningful Partnerships – The Visa Lesson

Partnerships are not just a fast track to success in FinTech. Banks have also come to realize the tangible benefits of partnerships. Studies suggest that 87% of banks that have partnered with third-party financial service providers (FinTech companies) have been able to cut costs. Additionally, 54% of partnerships increased revenue,...

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A Tech-Stitch to Compliance – The RegTech Story

Ever since the global financial crisis in 2008, banks and financial institutions have been subjected to a constantly increasing level of regulatory scrutiny – rough estimates suggest that there has been 500% increase in regulatory changes in the developed markets. The cost of compliance continues to increase, and so do...

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Henry Kravis: 40 Years of Innovation in Finance

Henry Kravis was a trailblazer in the financial services industry when he co-founded Kohlberg Kravis Roberts(KKR) in 1976, building what is today one of the most successful global investment firms in the world. In one of the Talks at GS, Kravis opens up about the founding of KKR, his unique...

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