RegTech Rising

By Emily Sakamoto

Emily Sakamoto of Fund Technology talks to financial industry and technology experts about upcoming regulatory and compliance changes that stem from the implementation of Department of Labor’s Fiduciary Rule in April this year, the 2018 adoption of Mifid II, and Donald Trump’s presidency as well as the effect of these changes on the RegTech industry. Toby Bryans, Principal Consultant at DataArt, highlights the global effect of Mifid II.

“Mifid II is the only thing everyone is talking about in Europe…and it has been for some time,” said Toby Bryans, Principal Consultant for DataArt, a technology consulting and software firm offering end-to-end solutions in the financial sector. Although the directive is European-based – any U.S. firm must comply with Mifid II if they have even the slightest EU-connectivity in their business – concern is global.”

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