Fintech Firebrand

Fintech Firebrand Episode 43

July 2024

July 2024’s episode featuring the latest developments around T+1 settlement, CSDR Refit, a reevaluation of the potential of AI by Goldman and the ongoing challenge of inter-generational workforces.

Fintech Firebrand Episode 42

June 2024

June 2024’s episode featuring the regulatory and industry proposals related to artificial intelligence, the European focus on Target2-Securities and the need for asset servicing to change its approach to talent attraction and retention.

Fintech Firebrand Episode 41

May 2024

May 2024’s episode all about the move to shorten the settlement cycle this month in North America, the upcoming update to UCITS, wholesale CBDC progress in Hong Kong and the elections across the globe and their potential impact on finreg.

Fintech Firebrand Episode 40

April 2024

April 2024’s episode is all about the latest operational resilience finreg developments in the EU, the continuing industry focus on AI technology and ethics and the need to focus on people as well as tech trends.

Fintech Firebrand Episode 39

March 2024

March 2024’s episode looks at the SEC’s climate focused regulation, Basel Endgame discussions, the true cost of settlement failure and some thoughts about International Women’s Day 2024.

Fintech Firebrand Episode 38

February 2024

February 2024’s roundup of all things finreg and fintech, including the US House Financial Services Committee debate, EU research on sustainable funds, operations job cutting and SEC fines for communications surveillance failures.

Fintech Firebrand Episode 37

January 2024

January 2024’s episode featuring the lowdown from WEF in Davos, bitcoin ETF mania, operational resilience concerns and the run-up to T+1 settlement in North America.

Fintech Firebrand Episode 36

December 2023

The end of 2023 roundup of fintech and finreg news including the finalisation of CSDR Refit, the latest ESG news from Singapore, CBDC pushback in the UK, Robinhood’s European ambitions and the wonderful world of tax digitalisation.

Fintech Firebrand Episode 35

November 2023

November 2023’s episode highlights the recent developments in the AI market, the UK regulatory crackdown on fraud in wealth management, a new fintech regulator for China and a call to action on diversity.

Fintech Firebrand Episode 34

October 2023

October 2023’s episode is all about the SEC’s busy finreg agenda, an update on Project Mariana (in the realm of CBDCs) and the buzz from the show floor at Sibos in Toronto, including tokenisation, generative AI and more.

Fintech Firebrand Episode 33

September 2023

The Sibos 2023 preview edition, with all the hot topics of note highlighted including tokenisation, generative AI, ESG, quantum computing, cybersecurity and more. Also, a quick look at all the finreg goings on during the summer.

Fintech Firebrand Episode 32

August 2023

August 2023’s roundup of all things fintech and finreg including Basel III Endgame (no, it’s not about the Avengers), the latest ESG regulatory developments around the G in the EU, the storm in a teacup about Coutts and its impact on KYC, and more incoming on AI.

Fintech Firebrand Episode 31

July 2023

July 2023’s episode of all the latest fintech and finreg news including the ESG debates in the US, MiFID changes in the UK and the regulatory changes for banks post-SVB.

Fintech Firebrand Episode 30

June 2023

June 2023’s rundown of the fintech and finreg news, including the SEC’s continued crackdown on crypto, the operational resilience issues at some market infrastructures and their ongoing investments in fintech firms.

Fintech Firebrand Episode 29

May 2023

May 2023’s fintech and finreg news, covering the SEC’s record-breaking whistleblower payout, the concept of an offline CBDC, MAS’s net zero plans, and some of the fintech discussion from a recent asset manager COO forum.

Fintech Firebrand Episode 28

April 2023

April’s episode of all the fintech and finreg news, including the DLT Pilot Programme, the new Consumer Duty requirements in the UK, the ongoing bank resolution discussions and the lowdown from Posttrade360 in Stockholm.

Fintech Firebrand Episode 27

March 2023

The March 2023 episode all about the finreg fallout from the woes of SVB, Signature Bank and Credit Suisse, plus the latest cybersecurity regulations in the US, a check in on ESG and climate risk stress testing, and some final thoughts on IWD 2023 and gender equity.

Fintech Firebrand Episode 26

February 2023
February 2023’s update on all things fintech and finreg, including the ESMA discussions about operational resilience, the US pushback against ESG regulation, transatlantic cooperation by EU and US regulators, and the importance of asset servicing.

Fintech Firebrand Episode 25

January 2023

January 2023’s roundup of all things finreg and fintech including the recent crypto enforcement actions, the outlook for the markets, the fintech recession, the marketing reviews in the cards for European capital markets and the risks to watch out for this year.

Fintech Firebrand Episode 24

December 2022

December’s festive roundup of the fintech and finreg news including the ongoing FTX saga, asset managers and ESG, the continued Brexit finreg challenges and what might happen to CSDR next.

Fintech Firebrand Episode 23

November 2022

November 2022’s episode is all about the crypto ice age coming, the fall of FTX, the trials and tribulations of corporate actions and what to expect from market infrastructures in 2023.

Fintech Firebrand Episode 22

October 2022

October 2022’s spooky finreg and fintech news covers everything from the dire state of the UK economy to the highlights from this year’s Sibos.

Fintech Firebrand Episode 21

September 2022

September 2022’s roundup of all the finreg and fintech news highlights the recent Senate Banking Committee discussions with Gary Gensler, the latest ESG fintech launch by MAS in Singapore and a roundup of our latest paper on post-trade efficiency.

Fintech Firebrand Episode 20

August 2022

August 2022’s episode is all about the recent crypto regulatory enforcements, the launch of a new green bond in Singapore as part of MAS’s ESG agenda and how to work better with regulators.

Fintech Firebrand Episode 19

July 2022

July’s episode is all about crypto finreg progress across the globe, the EU’s ESG ratings review, the deep tech innovation agenda, bigtech regulation and how to conduct a successful fintech POC.

Fintech Firebrand Episode 18

June 2022

June 2022’s episode examines the recent finreg actions related to ESG and greenwashing in the US and EU, the FTX roundtable with the CFTC on crypto and clearing, the new regulatory reporting association, and some thoughts on diversity in capital markets.

Fintech Firebrand Episode 17

May 2022

May 2022’s episode examines the crypto crash and its potential impact on finreg, a quick lesson on green bleaching, a chat about the stats from the recent T2S report and some words on the importance of data culture and fintech.

Fintech Firebrand Episode 16

April 2022

April 2022’s episode of Fintech Firebrand covers the digital finance, CBDC and meta verse explorations by the European regulators, progress in appointing new SEC and CFTC commissioners and the evolution of fintech – where business problems should come before technology!

Fintech Firebrand Episode 15

March 2022

March 2022’s episode of Fintech Firebrand covers the sanctions challenges related to the Ukraine conflict, supervisory technology or suptech, the introduction of CSDR penalties and thoughts on International Women’s Day.

Fintech Firebrand Episode 14

February 2022

A rundown of February 2022’s finreg and fintech news, including all things ESG, derivatives reporting, digital finance oversight and a preview of the risks to watch out for in the next 11 months.

Fintech Firebrand Episode 13

January 2022

January 2022’s episode with all your fintech and finreg news

Fintech Firebrand Episode 12

December 2021

The December 2021 episode of Firebrand Research’s roundup of all things finreg and fintech.

Fintech Firebrand Episode 11

November 2021

The November 2021 episode of Firebrand Research’s roundup of all things finreg and fintech.

Fintech Firebrand Episode 10

October 2021

October’s edition of Fintech Firebrand with all your fintech and finreg news.

Fintech Firebrand Episode 9

September 2021

This month’s fintech and finreg news with Firebrand Research.

Fintech Firebrand Episode 8

August 2021

This month’s episode with all the latest fintech and finreg news in capital markets. SEC and CFTC changes, post-trade challenges and more.

Fintech Firebrand Episode 7

July 2021

July’s episode of Fintech Firebrand covering everything from the finreg focus on SPACs, AML and compliance culture, to the lessons learned about AI in fintech.

Fintech Firebrand Episode 6

June 2021

Our roundup of the news around the Capital Markets Union in Europe, the SEC’s recent agenda items and the joys of partnerships between fintechs and financial institutions.

Fintech Firebrand Episode 5

May 2021

Firebrand Research’s May roundup of all the latest finreg and fintech news in capital markets

Fintech Firebrand Episode 4

April 2021

Our roundup of the news around climate risk and ESG finreg, crypto’s status as a security, and data quality in EU regulatory reporting, as well as governance in the industry as a whole.

Fintech Firebrand Episode 3

March 2021

We highlight the progress related to Nasdaq’s diversity initiative and the UK FCA’s focus on diversity in light of SMCR, as well as an update on Gamestop hearing two and our new research on regulatory reporting.

Fintech Firebrand Episode 2

February 2021

We take a look at the new SEC head and key changes in regulatory approach, ESG finreg developments across the globe and the lowdown on the first Gamestop hearing.

Fintech Firebrand Episode 1

January 2021

Our roundup of all the finreg and fintech news this month, including M&A news to kick off the year and the outlook for US and EU financial regulation.