RegTech to the rescue…

(How to best defend yourself from the tidal wave of new Regulations.)

Regulatory Alphabet Soup

The veritable tidal wave of recent regulations – most notably those emanating from Europe and the EU – are taking effect almost immediately. This will require urgent action – and of the ‘across the board’ type. Consider the following three regulations:

  • General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR)
  • Markets in Financial Instruments Directive – the second missive (MiFID II)
  • Payment Services Directive – also the second version (PSD2)
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A guide to machine learning

Machine learning (the subfield of computer science that, according to Arthur Samuel, “gives computers the ability to learn without being explicitly programmed”) is one of the most innovative and interesting fields of modern science around today. Something that you probably associate with things such as Watson, Deep Blue, and even the infamous Netflix algorithm. However, as sparkly as it is, machine learning isn’t exactly something totally new. In fact, the concept and science of machine learning has been around for much longer than you think.

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