Featured Product

    BIS Publishes Update on G20 TechSprint Initiative

    August 10, 2020

    BIS published an update on the G20 TechSprint Initiative, which was launched in April 2020 and aims to highlight the potential for technologies to resolve regulatory compliance (regtech) and supervisory (suptech) challenges. Out of 128 submissions from 35 countries, twenty teams had been shortlisted in the hackathon-style competition. The event held on August 06-07, 2020 gave the shortlisted teams an opportunity to demonstrate their solutions to a panel of independent judges and receive feedback before the final judging, which is scheduled for October 2020. The shortlisted solutions included those from companies such as BearingPoint Software Solutions, BlockFundChain, Business Reporting—Advisory Group, Financial Network Analytics (two teams), ITC Forward Innovation, RegCentric, REGnosys, Suade Labs, UnBlock Analysis, and Wolters Kluwer.

    Together with the Saudi G20 Presidency and the BIS Innovation Hub, the G20 TechSprint initiative is also supported by MAS, FSB, API Exchange and the RegTech for Regulators Accelerator. In G20 TechSprint, members of FSB were polled to identify high priority areas in the fields of regtech and suptech. The most compelling problem statements have been selected. The problem statements identify challenges in regulatory reporting, analytics, and monitoring and supervision. Participants were invited to develop innovative solutions to address any of these problem statements. Taking place against the backdrop of the COVID-19 global pandemic, the G20 TechSprint initiative recognizes that financial regulators and supervisors will continue to ensure that the global financial system operates in a stable, efficient, and inclusive manner. The initiative also recognizes that regulators and supervisors require the tools to identify vulnerabilities and share information domestically and across borders in real time, and competitors are encouraged to develop solutions that will support this process.

     

    Related Link: BIS Press Release

     

    Keywords: International, Banking, G20, Regtech, Suptech, TechSprint, Fintech, COVID-19, Reporting, BIS Innovation Hub, BIS

    Featured Experts
    Related Articles
    News

    EBA Sets Out Work Priorities and Deliverables for 2021

    EBA published its annual work program for 2021. The work program describes the activities and deliverables for the coming year in the context of the six key strategic areas of work.

    September 30, 2020 WebPage Regulatory News
    News

    PRA Proposes to Amend SS11/13 on Internal Ratings-Based Approaches

    PRA is proposing, via the consultation paper CP14/20, to introduce two complementary expectations on the level of mortgage risk-weights in UK for banks applying the internal ratings-based approaches.

    September 30, 2020 WebPage Regulatory News
    News

    ECB Confirms Compliance of €STR with Financial Benchmark Principles

    ECB published its statement of compliance with the IOSCO principles for financial benchmarks developed by IOSCO.

    September 30, 2020 WebPage Regulatory News
    News

    OSFI Updates Timelines for Implementation of IFRS 17

    OSFI updated the timelines for implementation of IFRS 17 on insurance contracts.

    September 30, 2020 WebPage Regulatory News
    News

    IFRS Consults on Global Approach to Sustainability Reporting

    IFRS launched a consultation to assess the demand for global sustainability standards.

    September 30, 2020 WebPage Regulatory News
    News

    EIOPA Sets Out Work Priorities for 2021-2023

    EIOPA has set out the work priorities for 2021-2023, taking into account the current market situation in light of the COVID-19 pandemic.

    September 30, 2020 WebPage Regulatory News
    News

    US Agencies Finalize Three Interim Final Rules Issued Amid Pandemic

    US Agencies (FDIC, FED, and OCC) finalized three interim final rules that were published in March and April this year to ease the impact of disruptions caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.

    September 30, 2020 WebPage Regulatory News
    News

    US Agencies Finalize Interim Final Rules Issued Amid Pandemic

    US Agencies (FDIC, FED, and OCC) finalized two rules, which are either identical or substantially similar to the interim final rules in effect and issued earlier this year.

    September 29, 2020 WebPage Regulatory News
    News

    APRA Proposes to Increase Transparency of Banking Data

    APRA announced that it is resuming consultation on the confidentiality of data submitted to APRA by the authorized deposit-taking institutions.

    September 29, 2020 WebPage Regulatory News
    News

    EIOPA Consults on Use of Risk Mitigation Techniques Under Solvency II

    EIOPA is consulting on a supervisory statement on the use of risk mitigation techniques by insurance and reinsurance undertakings.

    September 29, 2020 WebPage Regulatory News
    RESULTS 1 - 10 OF 5873