Under both SEC and state rules, employee political contributions can create conflicts of interest for managers that market to public pension plan clients. Both the SEC and state regulators vigorously enforce these rules during and immediately after elections.
In this session at the 2020 Singapore Fintech Festival, the Asia Pacific Employment & Compensation Group provided an overview of its approach to dealing with digital transformation, focusing the discussion on modern workforce — including identifying the risks and challenges in establishing a virtual and flexible workforce and providing guidance as to how these challenges can be met. In particular, the team draws out from the recent experiences of employers in conducting business with their workforce in isolation.
Baker McKenzie panelists use their experience from working with insurance firms to take a closer look at insurtech in Asia (Video)
Panellists from the Singapore FinTech Festival share experiences in introducing groundbreaking fintech products. (Video)
At the 2017 Fintech Americas held on 5-6 October in Miami, Florida, Samuel Kramer, partner based in Chicago, had a fireside chat with Kevin Greenfield, Director for Bank Information Technology, Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, about the regulatory framework in the region. They also discussed the challenges that both regulators and banks face when pursuing or promoting an innovation and bank transformation agenda. It also provided the point of view of the key and instrumental role that regulators play in supporting the digital transformation in the Americas.