Baker McKenzie’s Latin America Financial Institutions (FI) Industry Group held the first session of Fintechfest, a series of webinars that aims to provide insights on key market trends, opportunities, and legal and regulatory challenges to guide financial institutions and technology companies on a range of issues in the rapidly evolving Fintech sector.
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.
As 2021 comes into view, what can we expect to be at the top of regulators’ agendas? As well as continuing priorities like sustainability, innovation and consumer protection, we think prudential reform will be a key issue in 2021, along with the reshaping of the UK regulatory landscape beyond Brexit. We’re delighted to share our predictions in our briefing What does 2021 hold?, which explores regulatory hot topics for financial institutions to watch in 2021.
On 16 September 2020, Ted MacDonald (Advisor in Wholesale Bank Supervision) and Olivia Fahy (Lead Associate in the Conduct Specialists Department) from the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) joined experts from Baker McKenzie to discuss the potential conduct and culture challenges of working in the current and post COVID-19 environments.
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The FAST Blueprint for Mobilizing Finance Against Slavery and Trafficking, launched during the United Nations General Assembly in September 2019, provides a collective action framework for the financial sector to accelerate action to end these crimes.