Regtech News Daily 2020 January Week 1

Regtech News Daily 2020: Week #1

Top Regtech News and insights from the global financial services industry

Top regtech news daily 2020 from 30th December 2019 to 5th January 2020 curated by the team with the help of our fintech community.

In this series, we aim to curate only the very best, most insightful regtech news from all over the world.

Please note that in 2020, we will publish a number of additional weekly updates like this one but dedicated to fintech, paytech and Insurtech.

We also invite you to check out our other series covering some of the most insightful and relevant fintech insights, new or slightly older, shared recently on twitter by trusted fintech influencers.

Fintech News Daily: Contribute!

We invite you to help us by submitting any article (in English) you believe is highly relevant and/or voting for your favourite article.  Last but not least, please share your comments on any of those articles via the straight forward comment section available on every entry.

We curate your submission, so please no self-promotion or vendor success stories here.  Alternatively, feel free to enquire for our sponsoring opportunities.

All published content and contributors will get visibility on this article as well as on our trusted and well-followed twitter account and Christophe’s LinkedIn profile.

Regtech News Daily 2020: Week #1

This week our Visible Banking team curated over 100 articles on the topics mentioned above.

You will find our shortlist below.


COUNTRIES: Singapore
CHANNELS: regtech

#1 RegTech Is the New FinTech: The Case of Singapore as a Regional Innovation Hub

"Since 2016, the Singaporean government was proactively dedicated to utilize FinTech developments to enhance its regulatory capacity: The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) is in the process of merging money exchange and remittance systems law into one legislation, which would enable the comprehensive regulation of old and new payments services. At the time of writing they have further advanced with these initiatives."

Source: Richtopia

submitted by Christophe Langlois

#3 The Global RegTech Explosion

"When we say the RegTech market is exploding, we’re not exaggerating. By 2023, revenues are expected to be worth a whopping $12.3 billion, growing at a compound annual growth rate of 25.4% over the next five years.

With this unprecedented growth, comes a land grab with new players racing towards their share of the action in the highly regulated markets of North America, Europe, Asia & Australia. The growth of this industry is built on the back of solving big problems for banks and financial services institutions, who are facing an overwhelming volume of complex regulatory change and over 2,500 compliance rule books globally."

Source: Gungho Marketing

submitted by Christophe Langlois

#4 Regulatory Technology (RegTech) Market in Demand

"The global RegTech market revenue is estimated to be $2,321.5 million in 2018 and is expected to reach $7,207.6 million by 2023, growing at a CAGR of 25.4% during the forecast period 2018–2023."

Source: Communal News

submitted by Christophe Langlois

#5 RegTech Universe 2020

"RegTech (Regulatory Technology) is more than a buzzword, it is a very real movement that is already having an impact on regulatory compliance. Discover our RegTech Universe, where we are compiling a list of RegTech companies along with the technologies and solutions they are offering."

Source: Deloitte

submitted by Christophe Langlois

#6 The 2020 Edition of the PlanetCompliance RegTech Top 100 – Register Now

"The RegTech Top 100 list gets calculated and updated each week. It is free to join for all qualifying RegTechs and each participating company gets analysed based on our methodology that considers a number of factors including but not limited to the value of the proposition, ease of implementation, company setup, team, funding, and communication."

Source: Planet Compliance

submitted by Christophe Langlois

#7 2019 was a hot mess for cybersecurity, but 2020 shows promise

Predictions for 2020: "1. Ransomware will get worse, and local governments will feel the heat, 2. California’s privacy law will take effect — but its repercussions won’t be immediately known..."

Source: Techcrunch

submitted by Christophe Langlois

#10 Half of CISOs Might Quit Their Jobs in 2020 if Budgets, Cybersecurity Staff Remain Tight

"A Bitdefender survey of more than 6,000 infosec professionals in large organisations across the US, EMEA and APAC shows that while some chief information security officers (CISOs) rate their cybersecurity as ‘good’, a continued lack of budget, talent and training means that there is still significant scope for improvement."

Source: bitdefender

submitted by Christophe Langlois

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Written by Christophe Langlois

Based in London for almost a decade, Christophe is an entertaining fintech marketing keynote speaker and a trusted advisor to the global financial services industry on the topics of digital marketing, innovation and B2B social media.

Christophe has contributed to over 140 events in 18 countries.

Currently, Christophe is advising a number of fintech startups on marketing and growth hacking and he is the Chief Marketing Officer of The Fintech Power 50, an exclusive annual programme helping fintech scale-ups to accelerate their growth globally.

Christophe's views on are his own.

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