Digital & Resilience

CBDCs
March 2, 2023

UK joins the CBDC party: how do digital pound plans compare to those for digital euro?

Exploratory work on a digital euro has been underway for more than a year, yet in some ways the UK’s...
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Digital & Resilience, Digital Transformation
March 2, 2023

ECB to monitor banks on digital transformation

The bank will undertake targeted reviews and on-site inspections where it feels further investigation is needed The European Central Bank...
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Digital & Resilience, Operational Resilience
March 1, 2023

US Treasury warns on cloud risks for financial services

Report suggests that there needs to be better information sharing and collaboration between cloud service providers, firms and regulators. The...
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Digital & Resilience, Digital Transformation
February 28, 2023

WhatsApp fines: is the regulatory net widening?

US broker-dealers were under the spotlight last year for electronic communications record-keeping failures, but they are not the only firms...
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Crypto
January 16, 2023

Crypto must get to grips with its high-risk culture

Following a year of price drops, job losses and bankruptcies, many in the crypto industry were hoping for a calm...
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Blue chains in cyberspace on black
Digital & Resilience, Operational Resilience
January 16, 2023

Banks probe deeper into their supply chains to keep regulators onside

Discussions around operational risk are rippling further down bank supply chains due to regulators taking more interest in resilience as...
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Crypto
January 5, 2023

FTX fallout shines light on sleepy regulators

The demise of Bahamas-based cryptocurrency exchange FTX is raising questions about offshore financial regulators’ ability to oversee rapidly growing crypto...
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Crypto
January 5, 2023

US moves closer to digital dollar, but reservations remain

The US is finally moving towards developing a digital dollar, after years of hesitation and discord. It could speed up...
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Anca Thomson, Excello Law
Crypto
January 5, 2023

FTX’s collapse calls for stronger governance within crypto firms

The dramatic collapse of FTX, one of the world’s largest cryptocurrency exchanges, has shaken the cryptocurrency markets and raised serious...
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Crypto
January 5, 2023

2023 will prove pivotal for crypto regulation as it enters new phase

More regulation of crypto assets was already in the pipeline but the recent turbulence in crypto markets has raised the...
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Digital & Resilience, Digital Transformation
November 16, 2022

The quantum threat to financial services

Quantum computers could pose an existential threat to the heavily used encryption solutions that underpin the internet, including activities such...
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