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Fintech Firms Race to Innovate, States and Regulators Voice Concerns

Fintech Firms Race to Innovate, States and Regulators Voice Concerns

Tech firms are scrambling to gain a piece of the 8.5 trillion-dollar financial industry market, and financial institutions are racing to partner with tech firms to create competitive advantage. Regulators and legislators, mindful of protecting investors and ensuring the integrity of the financial markets, are simultaneously promoting fintech business innovation, issuing enforcement warnings, entering into regulatory collaborations, and looking to regtech to help them adjust to the shifting paradigm. Highlights of federal and state activity over the past few weeks demonstrate this dynamic and their concerns. Bates Research dives into the details.

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Tough Choices for Regulators: OCIE Sets 2018 Exam Priorities

Tough Choices for Regulators: OCIE Sets 2018 Exam Priorities

In the sixth annual publication of examination priorities, the SEC’s Office of Compliance Inspections and Examinations (“OCIE”) identified four “pillars” of their mission to protect investors and ensure the integrity of the U.S. capital markets. The 2018 OCIE priorities are consistent with these pillars and do not reflect a significant new direction for OCIE. Beyond the specific highlights, however, there is a clear concern about limited regulatory resources and a corresponding enthusiasm for the use of data, technology and analytics. Bates Research has the details.

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SEC Announces 2018 Examination Priorities

SEC Announces 2018 Examination Priorities

The SEC has announced their examination priorities for 2018.

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