All posts tagged "Regulation"

  • UK to establish big tech regulator

    The UK government is to create a regulator next year that would be responsible for policing big tech companies such as Facebook and Google, post-Brexit. According to the Financial Times

    • Posted December 29, 2019
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  • Trudeau outlines Canadian data privacy reforms

    Canada’s privacy commissioner is to be given enhanced powers to establish a new set of online regulations, protecting citizens’ privacy and their rights over the data collected on them by

    • Posted December 26, 2019
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  • European Commission scopes launch of anti-money laundering authority

    The European Commission is to undertake a “thorough assessment” of the European Union’s anti-money laundering (AML) strategy after EU finance ministers called for the creation of a new central supervisory

    • Posted December 11, 2019
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  • Elon Musk urges governments to protect public from AI

    Billionaire tech entrepreneur Elon Musk has warned that artificial intelligence (AI) is a potential danger to the public, arguing that governments should step in quickly to manage the risks. Musk,

    • Posted November 19, 2019
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    Canada launches data governance standardisation initiative

    Experts from government, industry and civil society have established a ‘Canadian Data Governance Standardization Collaborative’ with the aim of developing a data standards roadmap. Its work “could be incredibly illuminating,

    • Posted November 18, 2019
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  • Blockchain: hype or hope?

    A year ago, people got very excited about blockchain. Then the shine wore off – but David Whitehouse finds that, behind the hype, the technology is beginning to find real

    • Posted November 10, 2019
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  • US bill proposes personal liability for company executives over data misuse

    US Democrats are championing a bill which, if passed, would make it a criminal offence for company bosses to lie to the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) about privacy practices. The

    • Posted October 28, 2019
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  • UK regulators: machine learning deployments set to double in financial services

    Research by the UK’s Bank of England (BoE) and Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has found that the country’s financial services businesses are fast deploying machine learning (ML) technology to tackle

    • Posted October 24, 2019
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  • Greg Orencsak, deputy minister of finance and chair of the Ontario Financing Authority, Province of Ontario, Canada, speaking at the 2019 Global Government Finance Summit
    The productivity problem: causes, consequences and cures

    Poor productivity hampers wage growth, stoking public dissatisfaction. As delegates heard at the 2019 Global Government Finance Summit, this is a decades-old problem with complex roots – and one demanding

    • Posted September 26, 2019
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  • UK joins nations delaying payments security rules

    The UK’s Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has confirmed that the implementation of new rules aimed at boosting the security of payments and reducing fraud will be delayed for 18 months.

    • Posted September 18, 2019
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