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Opposing views

The likelihood of activist hedge funds targeting and making money is higher when large short sellers also target the same company, finds a new study co-authored by Dr Pedro Saffi of Cambridge Judge Business School. Dr Pedro Saffi Activist hedge…

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Cambridge Independent: Regulatory Genome Project is ‘sequencing’ financial regulations worldwide

Dr Robert Wardrop, Faculty (Professor level) in Management Practice and Director & Co-founder of the Cambridge Centre for Alternative Finance, writes about the Regulatory Genome Project in Cambridge Independent: When findings of the Human Genome Project were published in 2001…

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Forbes: Bringing sanity to global financial regulation

Dr Robert Wardrop, Director of the Cambridge Centre for Alternative Finance (CCAF) at Cambridge Judge Business School, comments on the new Regulatory Genome Project. The CCAF recently launched the project with the University of Cambridge aiming to sequence the world’s…

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Mirage News: Cambridge launches Regulatory Genome Project

Drawing on research from the Cambridge Centre for Alternative Finance (CCAF) at Cambridge Judge Business School and the Department of Computer Science and Technology of the University of Cambridge, the project will use machine learning to sequence the world’s regulatory…

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The Regulatory Genome Project

The University of Cambridge announces the launch of the Regulatory Genome Project to sequence the world's regulatory text through machine learning. The University of Cambridge today announced the launch of the Regulatory Genome Project, a transformational initiative to sequence the…

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Financial Times: Regulators speed up fintech plans as Covid spreads

A research on the impact of Covid-19 pandemic on financial regulators co-authored at the Cambridge Centre for Alternative Finance featured in the Financial Times. The research “looked at 118 authorities in 114 different jurisdictions. Almost three-quarters of them said they…

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Global study reveals impact of COVID-19 on fintech regulatory innovation

Joint study by The World Bank and the Cambridge Centre For Alternative Finance highlights accelerated pace of regulatory innovation during COVID-19. The World Bank and the Cambridge Centre for Alternative Finance (CCAF) at Cambridge Judge Business School, University of Cambridge…

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Negative interest rate: the interaction between monetary and financial regulatory policies

by Hormoz Ramian, Research Assistant, Cambridge Centre for Finance and Cambridge Endowment for Research in Finance The negative interest rate has been among the frontier policies to counter the recent economic downturns. The 2020 pandemic resurfaced the policy's role that…

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Regulatory dilemma

Policymakers face a big test on whether to support fintechs given increased competition from big tech and incumbent banks says Dr Robert Wardrop, in a webinar for the What's Next? How to Survive and Thrive in a Post COVID-19 World…

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Regulatory momentum

Global regulation of online alternative finance will increase over the next two years, says fintech research by the World Bank and the Cambridge Center for Alternative Finance. A regulatory and legislative boom is underway in the online alternative finance space,…

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