Posts Tagged ‘Regulation’
LBN Robo-Advisors New Zealand

New Zealand’s Regulator Exempts Robo-Advisors From Existing Guidelines

by JP Buntinxon February 22, 2018
Robo-advisors are often touted as the next big innovation in the financial sector. Automated solutions capable of answering questions and advising clients have a lot of potential. New Zealand’s regulatory authority is now looking for applications from such service providers. As such, the governing body wants to officially embrace this technology as we speak. It […]
Fintechsit Abu Dhabi Bitcoin Regulation

Abu Dhabi Regulators Focus Their Attention on Cryptocurrencies

by JP Buntinxon February 12, 2018
Cryptocurrency regulation has been a controversial topic over the years. it is, by default, impossible to regulate cryptocurrencies directly. Even so, the Financial Services Regulatory Authority of Abu Dhabi wants to make a meaningful impact. For now, they consider and review risk-appropriate regulatory solutions for virtual currencies. This will affect all trading platforms and other […]

Fintechist Quarles Wall Street Banks

Federal Reserve’s Randal Quarles Wants More Lenient Regulation for Wall Street Banks

by JP Buntinxon January 20, 2018
It is evident the US banking sector is prone to a fair amount of illicit activity. Some of the nation’s biggest banks have done atrocious things in recent years. Keeping this in mind, it is even more impressive how there are plans on the table to relax regulations on Wall Street banks. Considering how the […]
Fintechist Financial Markets Trends 2018

3 Major Trends Will Affect Financial Markets in 2018

by JP Buntinxon December 22, 2017
It is evident the year 2017 wasn’t too great for traditional financial markets. More specifically, the growing and shifting demands by consumers have resulted in a few curveballs. Technology plays an ever-growing role in the future of finance as we speak. It is only normal some of these trends will be well worth keeping an […]

Fintechist Distributed Ledger Technology Regulation

Industry Experts Advise FCA to not Introduce Additional Distributed Ledger Technology Regulation

by JP Buntinxon December 17, 2017
Everyone is keeping close tabs on the distributed ledger technology industry. The FCA has been looking for public comments from stakeholders since April of 2017. After a long period, 47 reasons have been collected. It is good to see so many different experts weigh in on this topic at such a crucial stage. Regulating DLT […]
Fintechsit Deutsche Bank Bitcoin Regulation

Deutsche Bank : “Bitcoin Needs Regulation Before it can Become an Asset Class”

by JP Buntinxon December 9, 2017
Very few banks keep an open mind toward Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies. This situation remained unchanged for several years now. Deutsche Bank is one of the companies which would rather see Bitcoin disappear than succeed. Even they are slowly coming around, though. In a new report, the Deutsche Bank Wealth management touches upon some concepts […]