General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)

Alt Data’s Ethical Day of Reckoning

With the alternative data industry projected to be worth over $350 million by 2020, it's time to consider whether financial services is on the brink of its own Cambridge Analytica moment or if it is simply time for an alt data ethics evaluation.

Biometric Technologies: The Identity Layer

The use of biometrics and identification technologies has skyrocketed within retail banking and has become an intrinsic part of the latest technology devices. But now the financial-markets industry is latching on to the potential of these technologies,…

Wrestling Over Competing Mifid II, GDPR Data Demands

The data gathering, retention and reporting requirements of Mifid II seem at odds with the enhanced personal data protection rules of the GDPR. But with careful consideration, financial institutions can balance their regulatory obligations under the two…

An Officer and a Regulation: Finding A GDPR Superstar

When the General Data Protection Regulation comes into force on May 25, most financial companies will require a data protection officer. With an entire industry racing to meet GDPR’s compliance deadline, will there be enough candidates to go around?…

Shining a Light on ‘Dark’ Data

Financial firms are drowning in data, yet for many, information that delivers genuine value remains a scarce resource. Joanne Faulkner investigates whether new approaches to managing internal data could yield new insights, or whether new data privacy…

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