Following the 2016 publication of best-selling title, The FINTECH Book – the first globally crowdsourced book on the financial technology revolution, and subsequent titles The INSURTECH Book and The WEALTHTECH Book – Wiley is pleased to announce the publication of the latest title in the series; The REGTECH Book: The Financial Technology Handbook for Investors, Entrepreneurs and Visionaries in Regulation.
The transformational potential of RegTech has been confirmed in recent years with US$1.2 billion invested in start-ups (2017) and an expected additional spending of US$100 billion by 2020. Regulatory technology will not only provide efficiency gains for compliance and reporting functions, it will radically change market structure and supervision. This book, the first of its kind, is providing a comprehensive and invaluable source of information aimed at corporates, regulators, compliance professionals, start-ups and policy makers.
The REGTECH Book brings into a single volume the curated industry expertise delivered by subject matter experts. It serves as a single reference point to understand the RegTech eco-system and its impact on the industry. Readers will learn foundational notions such as:
- The economic impact of digitization and datafication of regulation
- How new technologies (Artificial Intelligence, Blockchain) are applied to compliance
- Business use cases of RegTech for cost-reduction and new product origination
- The future regulatory landscape affecting financial institutions, technology companies and other industries
With more than 65 contributions from noted experts in the field, The REGTECH Book offers an invaluable and comprehensive source of information for corporate professionals, regulators, compliance officers, start-ups, and policymakers on how RegTech can be applied in financial services and beyond. It explores the economic impact of digitization and datafication of regulation and reveals the opportunities and challenges brought by the application of innovative technologies such as blockchain and artificial intelligence.
Edited by world-class academics and written by compliance professionals, regulators, entrepreneurs and business leaders, The REGTECH Book represents an invaluable resource that paves the way for 21stcentury regulatory innovation.
Janos Barberis is a Millennial in FinTech, recognized as a top-35 global FinTech leader. He founded FinTech HK, a thought leadership platform, and the SuperCharger – a FinTech Accelerator that strategically leverages on Hong Kong as a gateway to Asia. In parallel, he sits on the advisory board of the World Economic Forum’s FinTech Committee and is a PhD Candidate at Hong Kong University Law School.
Douglas W. Arner is the Kerry Holdings Professor in Law at the University of Hong Kong and one of the world’s leading experts on the intersection between finance, technology and regulation. He has advised on financial sector regulatory issues in markets across Africa, Asia, Australia, Europe and North America, with governments, international organizations including the Asian Development Bank and the Alliance for Financial Inclusion, and private sector institutions. Douglas has published 15 books and over 150 articles, chapters and papers on related subjects. He led the development of the world’s largest massive open online course (MOOC): Introduction to FinTech, launched on edX in May 2018, now with over 35,000 learners spanning every country in the world.
Ross P. Buckley is the KPMG Law – King & Wood Mallesons Professor of Disruptive Innovation, and a Scientia Professor, at UNSW Sydney. His research focus is on FinTech, RegTech and blockchain. He chairs the Digital Finance Advisory Panel of the Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC). He consults regularly to the Asian Development Bank, and has consulted to government departments in 10 countries, including Australia and the US. He has twice been a Fulbright Scholar, at Yale and Duke.
- The REGTECH Book: The Financial Technology Handbook for Investors, Entrepreneurs and Visionaries in Regulation
- By Janos Barberis, Douglas W. Arner and Ross P. Buckley
- Out 9th August 2019
- Published by Wiley
- Paperback Version: £23.99