What is Suptech? An Overview of this Rapidly Growing Space

Bojana Nikolic | October 2, 2020

In the same way technology is changing the financial services industry, technology is also changing how the industry and supervisory authorities implement and enforce regulations.Today, an increasing number of supervisory authorities are turning to technology to support their work, leveraging…..

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U.S. political risks to the fore for central banks: UBS survey

Bojana Nikolic | September 29, 2020

LONDON (Reuters) – Risks related to political developments in the U.S. have emerged as the main economic concern for central banks, alongside trade wars and a global slowdown, according to a UBS survey. Further disruptions of major economies by the…..

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What’s stopping financial institutions from using the Cloud?

Bojana Nikolic | July 8, 2020

The majority of financial institutions have or are developing a cloud strategy, and most are already making some use of the cloud. There are a number of reasons why the cloud is an attractive alternative to running your IT in…..

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FinTech In Canada & Thoughts for Global Regulators

Bojana Nikolic | April 6, 2018

The Global Risk Institute Published “An Overview of FinTech in Canada” this month.  It is a very interesting review of the state of the Canadian FinTech market with broad implications for the financial services industry and for its regulators. Every…..

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FinTech, RegTech, and SupTech: A New Paradigm, Simultaneously Promoting Financial Service Innovation While Enhancing Supervisory Effectiveness

Bojana Nikolic | March 7, 2018

First some definitions: FinTech is the application of digital technology like software and hardware to improve the efficiency, effectiveness, and scope of financial services. These solutions can be applied to traditional financial services and create opportunities for new services and business models for…..

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Is Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning the Future of Financial Regulation?

Bojana Nikolic | January 23, 2018

Technological advancements are inevitable. From the first stone tool, the discovery of the uses of fire, forging metals, farming, the Industrial Revolution to the information age; we have been consistently inventing tools to make our lives easier. Artificial Intelligence is…..

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10 FinTech Predictions for 2018

Bojana Nikolic | December 19, 2017

It was a big year for FinTech in 2017 – and 2018 is shaping up to be every bit as exciting. Here are some FinTech predictions for 2018: 1. Bitcoin and cryptocurrencies – here come the institutional investors? Many records were broken…..

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Financial Reporting and Analysis Today: Using XBRL to Make the Process Faster and Easier

Bojana Nikolic | September 19, 2017

The New York Society of Security Analysts’ (NYSSA) Financial Reporting and Analysis Group hosted a program on using XBRL formatted structured SEC corporate data filings to expedite and ease financial reporting and analysis. Panelists were Mohini Singh (CFA Institute), Todd Castagno (Morgan…..

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