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Cyber security - what regulators are saying around the world

12 June 2018


As cyber attacks increase around the globe, regulators are responding with new cyber and data laws. New audit powers and mandatory reporting requirements are putting businesses in the spotlight, and a serious attack could mean significant reputational and financial...

US Data Privacy Enforcement After Facebook: What To Expect

24 April 2018


Earlier this month, Facebook CEO and Founder Mark Zuckerberg testified before Congress regarding Cambridge Analytica's alleged misuse of the data of approximately 80 million US residents with Facebook accounts. During the course of nine hours at two Congressional...

Facebook, data misuse and why it matters

26 March 2018


As every news cycle brings further revelations about the alleged misuse of personal data by social media companies and political consultants, regulators, politicians and the public are more concerned than ever with what happens to information placed online, who...

Mexico Passes Groundbreaking FinTech Act

16 March 2018


On March 1, 2018, the Mexican Congress passed the Financial Institutions Act (Ley para Regular las Instituciones de Tecnología Financiera) (the "FinTech Act" or the "Act") for, among others, the regulation of FinTech firms and crypto-currency...

Regulation of Bitcoin: The Role of the CFTC

30 January 2018


The remarkable growth and volatility of Bitcoin and other virtual currencies has raised the question of how these markets are regulated. The CFTC has emerged as "the federal overseer of digital currencies like bitcoin," according to Bloomberg. Other federal...

Fintech in 2018 – Five trends to watch

26 January 2018


We have only just begun to scratch the surface when it comes to the impact of technology on financial services but that small abrasion is revealing. We are making five bold predictions for the future of fintech – from how banks will re-imagine themselves,...