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May 23, 2022

There has been plenty of media hype about regtech for much of the past decade, but has anyone thought to check whether those who implement it are better off for their investments? By Rupert D.E. Brown, CTO of Evidology Systems

April 19, 2022

On October 7, 2020, US Regulator the Office of the Comptroller of Currency announced that it had fined Citibank $400m, citing the bank’s “long-standing failure” to institute effective risk and compliance management, data governance and internal controls. By Rupert D.E. Brown, CTO Evidology Systems

February 23, 2022

The turn of the year is a time when annual review articles are written in all areas of business, including regulation and compliance.  The start of 2022 has been no exception, and once again we have been subjected to a superficial look at the headline numbers of fines and secondary sanctions that are the current yardstick used to measure regulatory efficacy. By Rupert Brown, CTO at Evidology Systems

December 02, 2021

The recent testimony of Facebook whistle-blower Frances Haugen to politicians on both sides of the Atlantic focused heavily on her former employer’s preference for the pursue profit over the safety of its users, strongly echoing the beginnings of the regulation of “big tobacco”. 

October 14, 2021

The month of September marks the changing of the seasons in the UK from summer to autumn and this year it has witnessed both a political reshuffle at the top of UK government and a change of leadership at the Information Commissioner’s Office. By Rupert Brown, chief technology officer at Evidology Systems

August 26, 2021

Recent events have raised concerns about how money affects legal and compliance matters. These can be succinctly described as paywalls, private deals and parity. By Rupert Brown, chief technology officer at Evidology Systems.

August 26, 2021

Whether it be the challenges posed by the Covid-19 pandemic or some of the latest trends in finance, it remains clear that these developments are global in nature and require international solutions. By Justin Pugsley.

July 05, 2021

June 2021 marked the deadline for implementation by EU member states of the Sixth Anti Money Laundering Directive more colloquially known as AMLD6. By Rupert D.E. Brown CTO Evidology Systems

May 19, 2021

May 2021 marks the third anniversary of the official introduction of the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation now firmly ensconced in public and corporate conscience as “GDPR”.  There have been many news headlines about enforcement actions and multi-million pound fines since its inception but it is unclear what its true impact and value has been. By Rupert Brown at CTO Evidology Systems.

April 19, 2021

In his book, “The Regulatory Craft” published by The Brookings Institute in 2000, Professor Malcolm Sparrow suggested that regulators should: “Focus your efforts – but be consistent” ; and “process things quicker – and be more careful next time”. By Rupert Brown, CTO Evidology Systems.