Introduction: Risk Management and Financial Technology: Disruption, Obsolescence, Transformation
Fintech and Blockchain
Market Exposure to Fintechs: Too Risky?
Statistical Machine Learning Analysis of Cyber Risk Data: Event Case Studies
Cyber Regulations and Compliance Considerations
The Governance of Strategy and Strategic Technology Risks
Scaling Risk Management for Success
Fintech, Risk Management and Emerging Markets – a Case Study
Economic Drivers of Electronic Payment Systems in Developing and Emerging Markets
Brexit, Fintech and Risk Management for the Financial-Services Industry in the UK and Europe
Cyber-risk Quantification of Financial Technology
Understanding Cyber-Risk and Cyber-Insurance
Riding the wave of consumers’ mobile and connectivity needs, the fintech start-up industry touts a world of “cheaper”, “faster”, “easier” and “better” services than their banking constituents. But at what cost? And is it due to ease of entry into a largely unregulated market? Words such as “security” and “compliance” appear to be an afterthought for start-ups in a world where traditional FINance and TECHnology systems underpinning banking processes are highly regulated with explicit cybersecurity, and data privacy controls defined by a global array of regulatory notices and guidelines.
Recent breaches of bitcoin cryptocurrency exchanges, B2C companies and other fintech transaction payment start-ups expose the regulatory and compliance gaps in the sector and cause concern for new or existing customers to the industry.
Pressure is on regulators to act, but, in turn, strike the right balance of controls in order not to stifle and potentially derail the adoption of fintech innovation.
This chapter will explore:
- banking technology versus fintech regulation and the current state and conformity of fintech regulatory compliance in relation to cybersecurity and