Legal tech in Belgium

Legal tech in Belgium

Law firms are expensive, vague and elitist, can legal tech offer a solution?

A recent study showed that customers see lawyers and law firms as expensive, vague and elitist with a lack of empathy. In the article below we will see if legal tech could mean the solution for these perceptions and look what’s ahead for legal tech firms in Belgium.

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[Video] How will Robo-Advisors reshape Asset Management?

[Video] How will Robo-Advisors reshape Asset Management?

As promised, a nice video for those who missed our last @Initio event about Robo-Advisors at the @Lhoft last month.

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Will The Money Market Fund Regulation Help Mitigate Run Risk ?

Will The Money Market Fund Regulation  Help Mitigate Run Risk ?

In the aftermath of the global financial crisis of 2008 the banking sector started to deleverage in order to comply with ever stricter capital and liquidity requirements imposed by the Basel Committee. Benefiting from the shift towards market-based sources of financing, shadow banking intermediaries such as money market funds were subjected to greater scrutiny as their credit intermediation role drastically increased within the global financial system in general and the euro area in particular.

As the classical bank credit contracted, the shadow banking sector acted as a buffer for the real economy by providing companies and governments with an alternative solution to secure short-term financing by spreading their risk exposure. Nonetheless the growing role and concentration of this less regulated sector and its ever-tighter links to the financial system raised some concerns amongst regulators.

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Regtech Sandboxes are going global

Regtech Sandboxes are going global

On 7th August 2018, the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has announced the creation of the Global Financial Innovation Network (GFIN). Based on the association of 12 financial regulators and organisations, the GFIN will be the place where innovation and regulation can meet on a global scale. The goal of this initiative is to create a cross-border sandbox where regulators and firms can interact and foster new technologies and business models in regulation.

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