Reed Smith (Worldwide)
On March 23, 2017, the European Commission ("EC") published a Consultation Document entitled "FinTech: A More Competitive and Innovative European Financial Sector.
Canadian fintech companies should take note that Europe has take a significant step in opening up the banking sector.
. Although the audit report notes that TES's security systems were adequate, it makes 11 improvement recommendations to ensure that the biometric identification purposes are properly implemented.
On November 28, 2016, France's Secretary General for Defense and National Security, on behalf of the Prime Minister, adopted four sector-specific orders.
On October 14, 2016, France's Ministry of Social Affairs and Health issued an instruction notice providing for the implementation of the "information systems security plan" for the health care sector.
Senior associate Stephen Ozanne looks at 'Machine Learning' and gives three reasons as to why machine learning is going to radically change the financial services industry.
Mason Hayes & Curran
Financial technology, also known as Fintech, is only getting bigger. Let's Talk Payments estimates that between July 2015 and January 2016 more than $5.5 billion of investments was made in the Fintech sector.
Payment institutions (PIs) and e-money institutions (EMIs) are among the type of firm most likely to consider relocating to Ireland as a result of Brexit.
Mason Hayes & Curran
Ireland is home to an enviable mix of well-established financial services and banking sector companies and a market leading technology industry.
Jersey Finance Limited
Jersey's first Island-wide cyber security strategy. The public consultation, which begins today (15 February 2017), is open to all Islanders and will run until 29 March 2017.
Digital is transforming the industry and organizations today need to rethink the way they are developing and supporting IT services in order to achieve even higher business outcomes.
Of all recent innovations that have or will profoundly change the world as we know it, one will be more disruptive than all others: the Blockchain.
Today's businesses, irrespective in which industry they operate in and regardless of size, sector or past success, are competing in a dynamic market environment that is being swept through...
Bar & Karrer
The Swiss financial regulatory regime does not specifically address fintech.
Bar & Karrer
Fintech is currently a hot topic in many jurisdictions, particularly when it comes to facilitating innovation in that area from a regulatory perspective.
Deloitte is once again partnering with the Global FinTech Hubs Federation, an initiative founded by Innovate Finance and SWIFT Innotribe, to publish a special interim review for the 2017 Innovate Finance Global Summit.
Allen & Overy
Cybersecurity continues to be headline-grabbing news, particularly following recent reports of high-profile cyber attacks on a number of major well-known corporations.
Deloitte has unveiled the next stage of its evolution in Scotland, with the opening of its new Greenhouse in Edinburgh and the continued expansion of Deloitte Digital's Edinburgh Studio.
These differences can often create tension over the direction and operation of the consortium between members.
This week, Eefje Chalmers, a family business advisor with Deloitte Netherlands, considers the potential impacts of using technology on families and their organisations.