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Beyond Paperless: Why Digitisation Alone Isn’t Enough for Business Transformation

For the last decade the push for paperless operations has been fervent. Countless businesses have embraced the digitisation of their once-manual, paper-based processes in a bid to modernise and streamline operations. The allure of going paperless is undeniable - reduced clutter, environmental benefits, and the promise of enhanced efficiency. However, the reality often falls short of these lofty expectations...

Trading Insurance Internationally: Where Regulation Starts and Ends

The absence of standardised global regulations creates a challenge for international insurers that requires them to navigate diverse compliance standards across jurisdictions. This diversity directly impacts day-to-day operations, emphasising the need for meticulous understanding and effective risk mitigation strategies. Regulatory Technology (RegTech) emerges as a crucial ally, offering adaptable frameworks to seamlessly navigate and unify compliance measures, providing insurers with a robust solution for efficient and compliant international insurance trading.

Death by Spreadsheet: Are Spreadsheets Killing Your Business?

For the last 40 years, spreadsheets have been an essential tool for managing and analysing critical information. However, their seemingly innocent simplicity can lead to a slew of problems that might be silently eroding your company's efficiency and competitiveness. In this blog post, we'll delve into the perils of over-reliance on spreadsheets and explore how RegTech can provide a lifeline for businesses drowning in data.

Men’s Mental Health at Work: Breaking the Silence

In a world that often revolves around expectations of strength, resilience, and endurance, we often overlook the hidden crisis that is steadily engulfing the lives of men. Men's mental health issues are a growing epidemic, and it's crucial we shed light on this critical topic, raise awareness and acknowledge the importance of addressing the unique challenges men face regarding their mental wellbeing...

Focus on ESG: What is Sustainability Reporting?

Sustainability has emerged as a paramount concern for insurance and financial services companies. Beyond mere corporate responsibility, sustainability now holds the key to mitigating risks and satisfying the ever-heightening expectations of stakeholders. At the heart of this commitment to Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) principles lies the practice of sustainability reporting—an essential tool for modern businesses seeking to make their mark in a responsible, ethical, and transparent manner...

Where It All Started: Lloyd’s Reopens To Face To Face Trading, But Where Did It All Begin?

The Lloyd's market is one of the most iconic and influential institutions in the global insurance and reinsurance industry. Its history is a fascinating tale of innovation, resilience, and adaptability over its near 335-year reign. From humble beginnings to now the world’s leading market for specialist insurance, where did it all start?

Navigating PEPs and Sanctions Risks: How RegTech Revolutionises Enhanced Due Diligence

In today's dynamic financial landscape, regulatory compliance is a necessity for regulated institutions worldwide. Among the myriad compliance challenges, managing risks associated with Politically Exposed Persons (PEPs) and sanctioned individuals demands rigorous scrutiny...

Unravelling RegTech: Simplifying Regulatory Technology and Its Role in Financial Services

In the complex world of regulatory compliance, ever-changing regulations pose significant challenges for financial services firms. Traditional manual processes are struggling to keep pace with evolving regulations, leading to the rise of RegTech, which uses sophisticated data analytics to streamline compliance, automate processes and enhance regulatory management for financial institutions...

Embracing Customer-Centricity: The Key to Successful SaaS Product Design

The growth of B2B SaaS products over the past decade has been nothing short of remarkable. With the advent of cloud computing, businesses have witnessed a transformative shift in how they procure and utilise software solutions. This shift has been fuelled by the undeniable advantages that B2B SaaS offers: scalability, cost-effectiveness, and accessibility, just to name a few...

Enhancing Transparency: The Significance of UBOs, Directors & Officers Declarations

In an era where regulated businesses are increasingly seeking transparency from their trading partners to ensure compliance with regulatory requirements and AML obligations, challenges in identifying Ultimate Beneficial Owners, Directors and Officers are leading to a lack of oversight and governance. Now, with the advent of RegTech, these processes have been streamlined and enhanced, underscoring the critical importance of transparency in today's corporate world...

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