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Transatlantic Extraterritoriality and the Regulation of Derivatives

Institution(s): Aston Business School

by Stuart Weinstein

Transatlantic Extraterritoriality and the Regulation of Derivatives:  The need for an integrated approach between Washington and Brussels, the uncertainties of Brexit and new directions in the US This paper examines...

Quo Vadis? A Comparison of the Fintech Revolution in China and the West

Institution(s): Albers School of Business and Economics Seattle University, Hanken School of Economics

by Bonnie G. Buchanan, Cathy Xuying Cao

This research compares the evolution of Fintech in China with three Western markets (US, UK and Sweden). The countries chosen represent very different legal (common versus civil law) and cultural...

The Future of Correspondent Banking Cross-border Payments

Institution(s): Cass Business School at City College London, TIAS School for Business and Society

by Barbara Casu, Ruth Wandhofer

This paper explores whether and how technological innovation, in conjunction with policy measures, can improve the process of correspondent banking cross-border payments. The paper builds on the empirical validation of...

Sharing Threat Indicators of Cyber Fraud via Intelligence Information Reports

Institution(s): American Unversity's Kogod School of Business, Citigroup Inc.

by Casey D. Evans, Elizabeth M. Petrie

Communicating cyber fraud: identifying patterns of behaviour through use of SWIFT messaging platform. Cyber actors are operating under a shared services model giving them access to infrastructure, tools, targets and...

Mapping the Cyber Threat Landscape for Financial Institutions

Institution(s): CSIS (Center for Strategic and International Studies)

by William A Carter

Cybersecurity: Mapping and understanding the future cyber threat landscape for Financial Institutions. Protecting financial networks not only requires financial institutions to improve the security of their own systems, but to...

The Cyber Security Ecosystem: Defining a Taxonomy of Existing, Emerging and Future Cyber Threats

Institution(s): Coventry University, ISKM ltd

by Jason Ferdinand, Richard Benham

Establishing a common language for cybersecurity to help deal with cyber threats and enable meaningful discussion of these threats between organisations. Despite high-profile cases in the media and the push...

The API Economy and Digital Transformation in Financial Services: Open Banking

Institution(s): Warwick Business School

by Markos Zachariadis, Pinar Ozcan

Open banking: Impact of the adoption of public APIs on the financial services industry. The promise in application of open APIs is to create efficiencies and improvements for end-customers, as...

Does regulation aimed at encouraging competition and innovation conflict with requirements for KYC, AML, etc.?

Institution(s): University of Canberra

by Geoff Nicoll, Milind Saythe, Paula Chadderton

Do Australian KYC/AML laws conflict with privacy, innovation and competition legislation? The main objective of the research “Regulatory Focus on Competition and Innovation in Payments Services” is to determine whether...

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