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RegTech & its Challenges

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The Global financial crisis of 2008 was not only the turning point in the evolution of Fintech as we have seen in the last decade but a game changer for the resulting financial regulations...
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Revolution or Regulations? Fintech’s Future After the Avant and Marlette Settlements

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Do the Avant and Marlette settlements make consumers safer or was it simply a win on paper for Colorado’s attorney general? Fintech attorney and Tech on Reg podcast host Dara Tarkowski seeks answers from...
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An Unwelcome & Unavoidable Technological Contest

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Innovation & Technological superiority have become the central themes of International influence and there is no better depiction of this than in the current tariff war between U.S & China which has converted into...
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The 12 key MWC sessions for emerging tech and transhumanism

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All the best sessions for AI, AR/VR, and Biohacking MWC, formerly known as Mobile World Congress, is the world’s biggest conference for mobile technology. It is held in Barcelona every year. This year it kicks...
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Crypto Diaries: IMF & World Bank cozying up to Blockchain & Cryptocurrencies

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It has been an important week for the Cryptocurrencies as they have continued to build on the gains that kicked off at the start of the month. There have been some important news from...
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The Widening Spectrum of Stable Coins

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The last 12 months or so have seen the resurgence of Stable coins as a popular phenomenon in the Cryptoverse. Although the majority of them are pegged to some sort of physical asset, which...
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Cross-border Payment systems: SWIFT, RippleNet or BWW?

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If you have ever tried to send money offshore to family or friends through a bank or other international payment services like Western Union, you know it's expensive, cumbersome & extremely inconvenient. At least...
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The Future of Banks and Fintech Startups

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The concept of banks hasn’t changed much, but as technology evolves, old concepts get updated. Don’t believe me? Take a look at the state of the finance industry right now. Banks won’t be going...
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10 Popular Crypto Slang Terms You Must Know

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The crypto world is enjoyable for many reasons other than simply the opportunity to get rich quick. Among them is the chance to engage in online communities, both for cryptocurrency in general and ones...
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Estonia’s Corporate Tax System Explained (Questions and Answers for Laypersons)

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Estonia offers a favourable and unique tax policy, and this is one of the three main reasons that lead many crypto-companies to choose that country to run their businesses. To discover the other two...
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India Stack – Digitization of an Economy

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China is perhaps the most glaring example of digital transformation that we have seen in the past decade or so in the context of Fintech environment, but another transformation that is taking place right now...
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A few Promising additions to the Blockchain Ecosystem

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Blockchain is evolving rapidly with new innovations being added on a daily basis. Just wanted to share some of the promising projects that I came across recently. So without further ado let's explore them. Chainalysis Compliance...
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Fintech Felt Like Funtech but Now Libra is On Its Way

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Libra is on its way. The battlefields are marked. The trenches are built. The die is cast. The financial crisis of ten years ago has profoundly shaped the social-cultural climate of the world. Especially in the...
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Infographics Digest — Vol. 2

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Here's a doze of this week's Info graphics special. Please feel free to comment or provide any feedback. Artificial Intelligence (AI): Big Data: Blockchain: Cryptocurrencies: Chatbots: City of the Future: Cyber Security: Data Science: Encryption: FinTech: Industry...
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So You Think You’re a Hot-Shot Crypto Investor? Beware the Dunning-Kruger Effect

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Setting aside our political leanings for just a moment, it seems few would argue that the presidency of Donald Trump has offered up a wealth of fascinating cases for in-depth psychological analysis. The seemingly endless...
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How are Robo-Advisors Changing the Finance Industry?

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The Terminator. Blade Runner. Transformers. The sci-fi genre is replete with the notion that robots will “take over the world”. But that’s just in the movies of course, it could never happen in real...
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The Blockchain Technology Act comes into force in Illinois

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State of Illinois, in the USA, legalize smart contract and blockchain technologies An industry study announces 2020 as the breakthrough year of the blockchain technology and of the smart contracts. The phenomenon, sometimes misunderstood, seems...
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The Rise of RegTech 2.0 – Moving to a new Era of Regulatory compliance

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The Global financial crisis of 2008 was not only the turning point in the evolution of Fintech as we have seen in the last decade but a game changer for the resulting financial regulations...
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Fintechs FTW: Innovation in the Midst of Crisis

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Possibilities during a Pandemic - Fintech’s Positive Impact in 2020 Host Dara Tarkowski is joined by representatives from Abe.ai, Cross River and Envestnet Yodlee to discuss the fintech community’s innovation during COVID-19. The fintech community...
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Data Driven Trends & Statistics – Jan. 2019

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If you are a blogger like me, you would understand the importance of valued added visuals, statistics & videos to an article. While the easiest way is to just "google" them, it would be...