Tag: BIS

    As fintech gets hot, is central banking becoming cool?


    ‘Move fast and break things’ was famously Facebook’s mantra in its early years. Such an edgy outlook, championed personally by founder Mark Zuckerberg, sat well with the disruptive digital world – and continues to do so...

    Big regulation for BigTech?


    From Basel and Brussels to Brasilia and Beijing, regulators have become increasingly twitchy about the world’s biggest technology companies – ‘BigTech’ – disrupting banking.The expansion of the celebrated US-born GAFA q...

    Crisis puts shadow banks on regulators’ radars

    Michel Barnier has had his hands full in recent years representing the European Union (EU) in the tortuous Brexit discussions with the bothersome Brits. But before that, he was a European commissioner with a differe...

    Switzerland : A Safe Haven Jurisdiction Twice Over


    Well known for being a safe haven jurisdiction during times of global crisis and economic contractions, Switzerland is having its moment in the spotlight. This was demonstrated clearly when the Financial Times report...

    A Rude Awakening for Investors – BIS’ QR1


    The Bank for International Settlements (the Central Banker's Central Bank) released their Quarterly Review for Q1 at the beginning of this month. This report comes hot at the heels of the fastest market correction in S&...

    BIS Innovation Hub launches in Singapore this month


    The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) and the Bank for International Settlements (BIS) propelled the BIS Innovation Hub Center in Singapore into existence this month on the 13th of November, 2019. This is the BIS's...

    BIS report on Big Tech in Finance


    The BIS (Bank of International Settlements) published a report on 23 June 2019 that sought to analyze the opportunities and risks that are posed as Big Tech moves into Financial activities. Below is the full report;...

    BIS to set up Innovation Hub for Central Banks


    The Board of the Bank for International Settlements (BIS) approved the establishment of a BIS Innovation Hub on 30 June 2019 to foster international collaboration on innovative financial technology within the central ba...

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