Resources

Protecting Consumer Data and Privacy

Originally Published: 
20/06/2017
Dr Kemp presented to the plenary session on “Data Protection for Financial Services Consumers in Developing Countries: Alternatives to the Flawed Consent Model”, highlighting weaknesses in the traditional “informed consent”, or “notice” and “choice”, approach to consumer data protection.

From Fintech to Techfin the Regulatory Challenges of Data-Driven Finance

Originally Published: 
29/04/2017
Dirk Zetzsche , Ross Buckley, Douglas Arner, and Janos Barberis discuss the implications of the shift from financial intermediary (FinTech) to data intermediary (TechFin) for incumbent financial services firms, FinTech startups and regulators.

Global Development of Financial Regulatory Sandbox

Originally Published: 
02/03/2017
Dr Cheng-Yun Tsang presented on "Global Development of Financial Regulatory Sandbox" at a semianr on "FinTech Innovation Experiment and Sandbox" co-hosted by FinTech Research Center of National Chengchi Univeristy and Taiwan Academy of Banking and Finance on March 1, 2017.

Implementing A Proportionate Approach to Balance Financial Inclusion Benefits and Stability Risks

Originally Published: 
12/12/2016
Dr Cheng-Yun Tsang presented on the panel of "Proportionate Approach for Global Financial Stability Standards" at a Global Conference on "Maximizing the Power of Financial Access: Finding an Optimal Balance between Financial Inclusion and Financial Stability" hosted by AFI and Ba

Exploring the Nexus of Digital Financial Services (DFS) and Financial Stability

Originally Published: 
12/12/2016
Dr Cheng-Yun Tsang presented on the panel of "Digital Financial Services & Financial Stability" at a Global Conference on "Maximizing the Power of Financial Access: Finding an Optimal Balance between Financial Inclusion and Financial Stability" hosted by AFI and Bank Indonesi

The True Potential of RegTech: Fostering Systemic Financial Stability

Originally Published: 
10/10/2016
RegTech today offers very substantial cost savings but we shouldn’t satisfy ourselves with these.

FinTech in Developing Countries: Charting New Customer Journeys

Originally Published: 
06/10/2016
A customers’ journey is the path the customer travels to satisfy their needs and wants and will typically consist of several separate processes.

FinTech, RegTech and the Reconceptualization of Financial Regulation

Originally Published: 
01/10/2016
The regulatory changes and technological developments following the 2008 Global Financial Crisis are fundamentally changing the nature of financial markets, services and institutions.

Regulatory Diagnostic Toolkit for Digital Financial Services

Originally Published: 
21/09/2016
The UNSW Digital Financial Services Research Team, in collaboration with UNCDF, developed a Regulatory Diagnostic Toolkit (RDT) for digital financial services (DFS) and piloted the application of the RDT in Solomon Islands.

August Visit to Solomon Islands: Financial Inclusion and Consumer Protection

Originally Published: 
19/09/2016
In August, the UNSW Digital Financial Services Diagnostic Team (UNSW DFS Diagnostic Team) visited Honiara for the second time this year on a project designed to assist in closing this "gap" in the provision of financial services, and increase financial inclusion.