Open Banking: landscape in 2020

You heard from us first, Open banking is here to stay and it isn’t going anywhere. The introduction of open banking—also known as PSD2—served as the beginning of a revolution in consumer finance. And while data privacy matters poised as potential challenges, recent PWC research shows that as many as 39% of bank customers would be willing to share their …

The first AI in Finance Summit in MENA to be hosted by ADGM Academy and CFTE

The Summit will take place on the 2nd of March 2020 in Abu Dhabi London, 26th February 2020: CFTE and ADGM Academy jointly announce their co-organisation of the—first of its kind highly specialised—AI in Finance Summit for 200 participants held at the ADGM Building, Abu Dhabi on the 2nd of March 2020.  The AI in Finance Summit aims to spark …

CFTE Courses are now Accredited as ACT Compliant

CFTE courses are officially accredited by the Association of Corporate Treasurers in the UK London, 21st February 2020 – CFTE has announced that three of its courses—AI in Finance, Fintech Foundation and Extrapreneurship are now accredited by the Association of Corporate Treasurers (ACT). The three courses were assessed according to the ACT’s curriculum and content standard to meet the requirements. …

Human in the Machine – Regulation of AI in Finance

This blog is based on “Artificial Intelligence in Finance: Putting the Human in the loop”, a new paper by Dirk A. Zetzsche (the University of Luxembourg), Douglas Arner (the University of Hong Kong), Ross Buckley (the University of New South Wales), and Brian W. Tang (the University of Hong Kong).  This is first of the new CFTE Academic Papers Series. …

What is RegTech? The 7 essentials you need to know in 2020

Financial institutions are getting more and more concerned about regulation and compliance. With governments tightening the legislation on the financial products and services, organisations are forced to spend more money in order to comply and avoid fines and reputational damages.  A survey conducted in 2019 highlighted that most global financial institutions are finding it increasingly challenging to comply with recent …

CFTE and BIB host a Graduation Ceremony for the Central Bank of Hungary

The Graduation Ceremony in Budapest hosted by CFTE and BIB saw 100 professionals from the Central Bank of Hungary completing the AI in Finance course. 11th of February, Budapest:  During the first of this kind graduation in Central Eastern Europe nearly 100 employees from the Central Bank of Hungary (Magyar Nemzeti Bank’s) completed the the ‘AI in Finance’ programme designed …

How is AI transforming business models in finance? / Paris Fintech Forum

Paris Fintech Forum is undoubtedly one of the most sought-after Fintech events in Europe. With 2,700+ attendees from 75+ countries in 2019, it gathers the best Fintech minds to collaborate and discuss the new industry trends. This year, the event was even bigger and better, with Emmanuel Macron himself taking the patronage of the event. With speakers including Frédéric Oudéa, …

Digital Transformation in Banking and other Financial Services

What is digital transformation and how is it affecting the global business landscape? According to an IDC prediction, 40% of technology spending in 2019 will be reportedly focused on digital transformation, with enterprises spending in excess of $2 trillion. With this in mind, it is crucial for global businesses to learn how to leverage new opportunities and join the digital …

Meet Anne Vu, CFTE Alumna, on her journey into Fintech

Meet Anne Vu, CFTE’s alumna, who is a multicultural professional with 14 years of experience in the financial industry gained in the corporate and banking sectors across 3 different countries. As part of her most recent role in the newly created eSales team at Lloyds Banking Commercial Banking Markets, she is involved with defining the derivatives strategy for eSales including …