Two of Australia’s biggest banks – Westpac and the Commonwealth Bank – are not alone when it comes to breaching anti money laundering rules.
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The local regtech scene is ready for take-off. There were two indications last week that regulatory technology’s engines are revving up. One was the corporate regulator securing an extra $6 million in funding from the federal government to market Australia as a global centre of regtech excellence. The Australian Securities and Investments Commission chairman James Shipton is on board with the potential for new technology to help regulated entities meet their complex legal obligations. The second was the filing of a prospectus by a promising Sydney-based regtech start-up known as Identitii. Based in a terrace house in Potts Point, Identitii plans to list on the ASX in September, with the […]
At last week’s meeting, the BCG consultants told representatives from ASIC, the Reserve Bank, the Australian Prudential Regulation Authority, AUSTRAC and Austrade that there are almost 30 regtech start-ups in Australia, the third-largest global regtech hub after the US and Britain. The RegTech Association has been formed to represent the sector’s interests. In a market with global leaders like Mongo, Metric Stream, and Fenergo, some examples of local regtech start-ups are: Simple KYC, Auraya, Verifier and Trax Print (all verification); Riskflo and TRAction (regulatory reporting); identitii and Lucsan (data capture); GRC and Accelerate (analytics); and Arctic and Complii (compliance). A couple of players are listed on ASX: Kyckr, which does KYC checks; and iSignthis, an identity verification […]
Industry delegates gathered at a high-level event in Singapore on the 16th of November, calling for financial institutions and regulators to work more collaboratively with start-ups to enhance RegTech innovation across the region. Hosted by Deloitte, Austrade and The RegTech Association, the event was held as part of Singapore’s inaugural FinTech Festival, and was attended by the Australian High Commissioner, the Hon. Bruce Gosper. At the event, industry influencers, government officials, tech start-ups and entrepreneurs came together to discuss strategies for driving cross-industry and cross-border collaboration, and opportunities to safeguard against financial crime with RegTech solutions. Julian Fenwick, Chair of The RegTech Association and Managing Director of GRC Solutions, a […]