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
As any cursory history of the UK demonstrates, this country has had a complex relationship with Europe. The political and economic tensions of recent decades are exemplified by the debate about whether to join the Common Market, the disagreements about signing the Maastricht Treaty and, more recently, the arguments put forward by the UK Independence Party and its supporters. The result of the referendum vote on June 23, 2016, has ushered in a new era of complexity as the UK’s relationship with Europe will evolve once more.
A whole range of issues require analysing, negotiating and agreeing in the next few years. The Labour Party usefully produced a list of 170 major items that would need to be addressed. On some estimates, Parliament has to work through 80,000 pages of legislation, while the Queen’s Speech of June 2017 announced eight major bills on the topic to receive Royal Assent by March 2019.
On its own, Brexit would be a major challenge to the financialservices industry. However, at the same time, the sector faces a series of threats and opportunities from a range of innovative developments commonly known as fintech. One of the key reasons that UK financial services ha