What role does personal data play within digital financial innovation? And how can policy facilitate the use of big data while taking account of data protection requirements? Mr Agustín Carstens, General Manager of the Bank of International Settlements, gave a thought-provoking keynote speech on these topics at the 55th SEACEN Governors’ Conference in Singapore. The […]
While big data offers unparalleled opportunities for analysis and forecasting there are also serious ethical concerns surrounding data privacy issues that must be balanced. As such, the Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA) are pushing for the adoption of an Ethical Accountability Framework (EAF) in the collection and use of personal data. The report on the […]
Managing access to personal data is a central question in many aspects of the global economy and at the forefront of many debates on a host of issues. Not least in payments.
Europe is pushing in two directions on payments infrastructure: making it easier to access, while strictly restricting access to authorised entities. The “Payments Services Directive (PSD2)” is opening up access to authorised groups, through Open Banking APIs. At the same time, the privacy provisions that define who can access what have been greatly tightened. Confused? Well, this week the European Banking Authority launched its central register of the thousands of payment and electronic money institutions operating under PSD2. Perhaps it might help.
Singapore’s Advisory Council on the Ethical Use of Artificial Intelligence and Data convened for their inaugural meeting on Friday, Nov 30. The Advisory Council brings together international industry leaders in technology and AI, local companies using AI, social and consumer interest advocates, academia and government. The council members discussed the ethical use of AI and […]
There is now officially less than one month to go until GDPR takes the world by storm. Making sure you are compliant with this regulation is vital and not just in Europe. Here at XBRL International we are preparing to ask our more than 10,000 readers of this newsletter whether they are happy to keep […]