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What about the regulatory strategy for fintech regulators?

Fintech is challenging the way traditional financial regulation is conceived. Disruption is having an impact not only on the structure and functioning of the financial system, but on the role that regulators and financial supervisors must play.

China cloud

Fintech without borders, cloud services in China

For highly regulated industries like fintech, cloud companies can be helpful local partners to support and guide foreign companies through the regulatory and technical challenges of expanding into new territories.

china fintech mobile

Fintech distribution in mobile first China

The mass adoption of mobile payments both online and in-store has paved the way for a tech savvy population that is leap frogging the banking system to access financial services. Like with some popular challengers in the UK, mobile first is becoming mobile only.  

fintech database

Building a tick by tick database

Most academic databases capture information at lower frequencies such as daily, or weekly. However, because this database would support a High Frequency Trading class, tick-by-tick data was necessary.