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How can we tap into the global potential of Toronto’s fintech industry?
Posted on May 25th, 2017

How can we tap into the global potential of Toronto’s fintech industry?

I was very pleased to speak at the recent Redefining Global Financial Centres in a Fintech Era symposium, held...
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Acceleration is the watchword for 2017
Posted on May 16th, 2017

Acceleration is the watchword for 2017

In parts one and two of my series on the challenges facing investment banks in 2017, I looked at the key areas of simplification...
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Accelerating change: moving beyond challenges
Posted on May 9th, 2017

Accelerating change: moving beyond challenges

As I said in my previous post, investment banks continue to confront challenges in three key areas in 2017: Simplification...
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Unintended Consequences: Digital Increases Compliance Costs
Posted on May 4th, 2017

Unintended Consequences: Digital Increases Compliance Costs

According to Accenture’s 2017 Compliance Risk Study, 89 percent of surveyed financial services industry executives...
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Accelerating simplification, digitization and innovation in 2017
Posted on May 2nd, 2017

Accelerating simplification, digitization and innovation in 2017

In 2017, investment banks continue laboring under cost and regulatory pressures and wrestling with digital technologies....
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Preparing Canada’s financial services workforce for AI
Posted on April 26th, 2017

Preparing Canada’s financial services workforce for AI

In my last post, I took a look at how robotic process automation (RPA) and artificial intelligence (AI), IoT and Blockchain...
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