Fintech: Opportunities, risks and challenges

A speech by Greg Medcraft, Chairman, Australian Securities and Investments Commission, Group of 100, National Executive Dinner (Sydney, Australia), 14 December 2016


I would like to focus today on the role financial technology (fintech) is playing in re-fashioning financial services and capital markets. This is something around the world that policymakers and regulators are squarely focused on.

Firstly, I will talk about the potential impact of fintech developments – and the opportunities, benefits and risks they bring. I will  then outline the challenges that regulators and policymakers face in addressing these opportunities and risks – and how we are responding.

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Last updated: 15/12/2016 08:32