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The Regulatory Genome Project

The University of Cambridge announces the launch of the Regulatory Genome Project (RGP) to reduce fragmentation in how regulatory information is shared globally. A collaboration between Cambridge Judge Business School and RegGenome, a spin-out company from the University of Cambridge.…

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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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Fintech disruption: is it good or bad for consumers?

Dr Scott B. Guernsey Financial technology ("fintech") is a rapidly growing industry that applies recent digital innovations and technology-enabled business model innovations to financial services. A common example is its application of smartphone technologies to banking. For instance, from the…

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Regulatory technology

Global RegTech industry earned an estimated $5 billion in 2018 following five-year surge in startup activity, says first Global RegTech Benchmarking Report by the Cambridge Centre for Alternative Finance with support from EY Japan. The global RegTech (Regulation Technology) industry…

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Executive MBA participant Charles Churchill helps financial institutions navigate regulatory landscapes

Charles Churchill, a participant from the Executive MBA 2018 cohort, has turned down an opportunity to merge financial consultancy CDCA in favour of growing the organisation himself. Charles Churchill (EMBA 2018) After five years working for his family's recyclable waste…

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Helping the ‘unbanked’

Enabling inclusive fintech through regulatory innovation is the subject of a new report co-produced by the Cambridge Centre for Alternative Finance at Cambridge Judge Business School. Fintech can help extend the benefits of financial inclusion to millions of unbanked and…

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