Panos Skliamis gives his opinion on the debate initiated by the US Treasury Department on a radical overhaul of financial technology regulations, so as for innovative fintech solutions to be facilitated.
The world has paid a heavy price for trust, transparency, controls and accountability, in terms of transactional costs and subsequently leading to the pricing of products and services. In isolation every incumbent in Financial Services space has maintained, paid and will continue to pay for it to be legitimate, transparent and trustworthy. Anshul Srivastav discusses ethics, transparency and trust in the world of AI.
New Zealand has long been a test bed for companies to test out new ideas on a sample population before releasing them worldwide; partially because it is remote enough that any bugs are unlikely to reach mainstream US press. Microsoft, Yahoo and Facebook have recently piloted new features to name but a few. Henry Midgley gives us an overview of the New Zealand fintech landscape.