General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)

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…

February 2018: See You in Court

With compliance and collusion both under the microscope, Max says law courts could play a bigger role in ensuring a healthy and competitive data marketplace.

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…

The KIDs Are Alright (But the Priips Still Have Issues)

Europe’s Packaged Retail and Insurance-based Investment Products becomes law on January 1, 2018. In-scope market participants racing to meet its significant data and reporting challenges all face the same hurdle: how to calculate implicit costs. Jamie…

Best of 2017: The Top Trends

John takes a look at some of 2017's key trends, including regulation, cybersecurity and artificial intelligence.

GDPR: The Next Big Regulation

While all the talk pertaining to regulation across the capital markets has centered on Mifid II, GDPR has surprised many financial institutions due to the extent of its reach and the data governance challenges is poses. Anthony Malakian talks with…

Banks Scramble to Protect Against GDPR Data Breach Fines

Concurrent with—yet seemingly in conflict with—KYC initiatives is the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation, which will upend how banks treat customer data, and will levy steep fines against those who fail to comply or suffer data breaches. Alina…

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