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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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Charles Churchill

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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Helping the unbanked

LSE blog: Ten years from the crash: Time to row back on financial regulation and compliance?

Geoff Meeks, Emeritus Professor of Financial Accounting at Cambridge Judge Business School, co-authored a blog about financial regulation to coincide with the imminent tenth anniversary of the collapse of Lehman Brothers. “Misconduct flourishes in good times, and that's when it's…

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Alternative finance

Her Majesty Queen Máxima of the Netherlands will deliver a keynote speech via live video link on digital transformation and financial inclusion in her capacity as the UN Secretary-General’s Special Advocate for Inclusive Finance for Development (UNSGSA) at the annual…

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Contingent convertibles: do they do what they are supposed to do?

by Dr Hui (Frank) Xu, Research Associate, Cambridge Centre for Finance and Cambridge Endowment for Research in Finance When Lehman Brothers was in deep water in September 2008, the US federal government and the Federal Reserve decided not to bail…

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Citi EMEA director on finance career expectations

Cambridge Judge Business School alumna Irina Kim talks about corporate banking, career boosting and the current financial job market. Irina Kim, the London-based Regional Relationship Director for Citigroup Europe, Middle East and Africa, was a member of the Cambridge Judge's…

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Cambridge MFin City Sepaker Series speaker on financial careers

Six reasons why … good bankers will always turn bad

They want to be good, they promise to be good, but will they be good? Cambridge Judge Business School faculty Professor Raghavendra Rau, Dr Bang Dang Nguyen and Dr Pedro Saffi explore six reasons why, whether it's retail or investment,…

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