Waters Wavelength Podcast Episode 74: The Regtech Craze & Clearing Concerns

Anthony and James look at why London clearinghouses may be in danger and the use of cognitive tools to monitor employees.

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Anthony Malakian, US editor of Waters, and James Rundle, news editor of Waters, record a weekly podcast touching on the biggest stories in financial technology.

This week, Anthony and James delve into regtech and also take a look at how employee privacy may be diminishing due to new cognitive technologies being used in surveillance. They next turn their attention to clearinghouses in London and how new EU rules could force them to relocate to the Eurozone. Finally, they talk about how Anthony was incredibly wrong in saying that a Floyd Mayweather-Conor McGregor fight would never happen. 

Regtech
(2:00) The evolution of the regtech space.
(3:15) What is cognitive computing?
(4:20) How cognitive tools are infiltrating the surveillance space.
(8:00) With the advent of cognitive tools, employee privacy could diminish. 
(16:00) An examination of the AML/KYC vendor landscape.

Clearing 
(21:00) What has the European Commission done that’s caused such a fuss in regards to clearing?
(23:45) Why is this such a big deal for Europe?
(25:30) What is the impact first for banks and those who use clearinghouses—and second, for the clearinghouses?
(27:15) What has the market reaction been?

Bonus 
(29:00) A quick look at the upcoming Floyd Mayweather-Conor McGregor fight and how Anthoyn was very, very, very wrong in predicting that the fight would never get made. 

 

Links to articles discussed:

Compliance Chiefs Turn to Cognitive Tech for Surveillance

Tech Challenges Loom as Europe Eyes London’s Clearinghouses

IBM Takes Aim at Regtech Space Using Cognitive Technology

OpRisk North America

Cyber Risk North America


Contact Info

As is the case with everything we do, we'd love to get some feedback from our listeners. Feel free to reach out to Anthony via Twitter or email.

Anthony: @a_malakian; Anthony.Malakian@incisivemedia.com

James: @JimRundle; James.Rundle@incisivemedia.com

 

Past 10 episodes:

Episode 64: Open Source, Cyber, AI - A NATAS Recap

Episode 65: Public Cloud Providers Battle for Dominance, The Rise of Artificial Intelligence

Episode 66: Technologists & Film Portrayals

Episode 67: A Farewell to Dan

Episode 68: An Inside Look at IBM Watson

Episode 69: AQR's CTO, Neal Pawar, on Engineers & Open Source

Episode 70: A Look at Liquidnet's Acquisition of OTAS

Episode 71: Social Data, Analytics and Trading

Episode 72: An Examination of the Muni Bond Market

Episode 73: The UK Election, Brexit & Fintechs; the Bloomberg Point-Port Integration

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