3cs of Regtech

The 3Cs of RegTech

A report on digital onboarding by Deloitte has found that 38% of new banking customers will abandon account creation if the process was taking too long or if it was asking for information they were not prepared to disclose. Further, the report also found that 26% of customers prioritise ‘easy enrolment and login’ in deciding who to bank with. Undoubtedly, …

5 Ways The World Will Change Post COVID19 – by Ericson Chan

Written by Ericson Chan, CEO at Ping An Technology. Ericson Chan is the Chief Executive Officer of Ping An Technology, the largest integrated finance group in China. He is also a former CIO of China at Standard Chartered and an active Board Member at CFTE. He has assisted a number of Fintech start-ups to scale their operations and has led …

FinTech 2017 vs. 2020

For about a decade now, FinTech has been a ubiquitous concept. In fact, it is difficult for many of us to imagine the financial industry without its existence. (No Revolut? Impossible!) The reality, however, is that the FinTech industry is only around 12 years old. In human development terms, it is right on the cusp of being a teenager. A …

CFTE partners with La Sorbonne University to Bring Education Online

CFTE and Pantheon Sorbonne University will be working together to transform La Sorbonne’s M2 Finance Technology Data programme into an online experience. This rapid evolution of teaching methods is meant to provide learning continuity and value to students. The addition of Regulation Technology as a teaching topic falls in alignment with the design principles of the M2 Finance Technology Data …

Impact of COVID19 on Fintech: Contactless Payments in a Contactless World

Written by Andrew M. Dahdal, Janos Barberis, Prof. Gordon Walker, Prof. Jon M. Truby and Prof. Douglas Arner. In the midst of 2020’s global pandemic, an unlikely alliance was formed between COVID19 and technology. The nature of the virus alongside containment measures has resulted in almost seamless inception for digitalisation. I.e, social distancing and (now) online meetings. Financial technology is …

How will Education be Impacted in the World of Online Classes?

Recent rapid developments of COVID-19 in 2020 has resulted in the world collectively watching as the virus outbreak dealt obvious blows to the global healthcare and financial sector. What has been left out of the conversation though, has been the education sector. While regulators and central banks were under pressure to help stabilise the markets, education institutions around the globe …

A note from the Founders

We would like to share with you a few words about COVID-19 and our initiatives to help. First of all, we hope that you and your close ones are well and are taking responsible measures to protect your communities. We must admit that we both have fallen ill with what was most likely COVID-19 itself (although we have not been tested). It …