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RegTech, RoboTech and suitability

[fa icon="calendar'] Feb 7, 2017 12:57:36 PM / by Chris Davies posted in Benchmark, compliance, client centric, Financial regulation, Financial business development, fintech, Human resource development, client engagement, regtech, Risk management, Soft compliance, practice management, FCA, Roboadvice

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The problem with regulatory compliance and business development is it’s a bit like hurdling in the dark: you just don’t know if your strategy will protect against the constant stream of regulatory directives, compliance costs and market risks.

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FCA project Innovate, regulatory resources and RegTech development

[fa icon="calendar'] Jan 31, 2017 3:54:02 PM / by Chris Davies posted in Benchmark, compliance, client centric, Financial regulation, Financial business development, fintech, Human resource development, client engagement, regtech, Risk management, Soft compliance, practice management, FCA

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Launched with plenty of fanfare, the FCA’s project innovate has its Sandbox live with 24 accepted participants playing in its regulatory safe harbour and testing innovative services, products and business models in a live environment. The FCA TechSprint initiative is also live where app developers meet and are challenged over two days to create a prototype technology for streamlining business operations and regulatory reporting.

With all this creativity in play, when we were asked into the FCA to ‘kick the tires’ around the sandbox, we thought that the regulator should walk its talk and create a digital diagnostic platform that allows firms to see if they are hitting the regulatory bases and also assess how they are competing in a highly competitive market. ‘Good idea’ said the FCA, ‘But’ (there’s always a but) ‘we can’t be seen to be prescriptive’.

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#RegTech and building a digital client engagement frame work

[fa icon="calendar'] Jan 10, 2017 2:50:33 PM / by Chris Davies posted in Benchmark, compliance, client centric, Financial regulation, Financial business development, fintech, Human resource development, client engagement, regtech, Constructive compliance, Risk management, practice management, FCA

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Model Office - MO product update #8 Algorithm v Intuition

[fa icon="calendar'] Dec 7, 2016 4:02:16 PM / by Chris Davies posted in Benchmark, compliance, client centric, Financial regulation, Financial business development, fintech, Human resource development, client engagement, regtech, Risk management, practice management, FCA, algorithm, intuition

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 With the rise of Artificial Intelligence (AI) as a marketing and sales engine for various industries and it’s potential to replace human labour, we are now entering an uncertain time for business and its people development.

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Model Office - MO product update #7 MO and the gamification of compliance

[fa icon="calendar'] Dec 2, 2016 1:40:32 PM / by Chris Davies posted in Benchmark, compliance, client centric, Financial regulation, Financial business development, fintech, Human resource development, client engagement, regtech, Risk management, practice management, FCA

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Model Office - MO product update #6 MO Selected for Finovate

[fa icon="calendar'] Nov 29, 2016 3:38:55 PM / by Chris Davies posted in Benchmark, compliance, client centric, Financial regulation, Financial business development, fintech, Human resource development, client engagement, regtech, Risk management, practice management, FCA

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We had great news this month, MO has been selected to demonstrate it’s FinTech and RegTech features and benefits at the world's largest FinTech Expo Finovate in London February 7th – 8th 2017.

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Model Office and the case for constructive compliance

[fa icon="calendar'] Nov 22, 2016 11:17:12 AM / by Chris Davies posted in Benchmark, compliance, client centric, Financial regulation, Financial business development, fintech, Human resource development, client engagement, regtech, Risk management, Soft compliance, practice management, FCA

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With the rise of financial digital services the challenge for financial institutions is to meet all regulatory directives around Treating Customer’s Fairly (TCF) Know Your Customer (KYC) and the ‘double lock’ advice suitability (RDR) with appropriate products (MiFID II).

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Model Office - MO product update #3

[fa icon="calendar'] Nov 8, 2016 9:01:21 AM / by Chris Davies posted in Benchmark, compliance, client centric, Financial regulation, Financial business development, fintech, Human resource development, client engagement, regtech, Risk management, practice management, FCA

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Introducing MO's dynamic behavioural steers

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Model Office - MO product update #2

[fa icon="calendar'] Nov 2, 2016 2:44:54 PM / by Chris Davies posted in Benchmark, compliance, client centric, Financial regulation, Financial business development, fintech, Human resource development, client engagement, regtech, Risk management, practice management, FCA

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MO is a first of its kind FinTech and RegTech research and due diligence diagnostic platform that helps you assess how your firm is performing against your peers, the FCA suitability rules, relevant final guidance and discussion papers, FAMR and TCF objectives, also incorporating MiFID and BREXIT risks.

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Meet Model Office - MO

[fa icon="calendar'] Oct 10, 2016 11:20:43 AM / by Chris Davies posted in Benchmark, compliance, client centric, Financial regulation, Financial business development, fintech, Human resource development, client engagement, regtech, Risk management, practice management

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MO is a first of its kind FinTech and RegTech research and due diligence diagnostic platform that allows you and your firm to understand how it is peforming against the FCA suitability rules, their final guidence papers, FAMR, MiFID and TCF objectives, BREXIT risks and provides a benchmark against firms best practice performance in your industry.

MO is designed to scan and benchmark a firms professional practice and encourage them to think more holistically and strategically across 5 keys we have found are crucial to building a compliant, client-centric and sustainable professional practice. 

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