BAI podcast

[Podcast] Shiran Weitzman comes on as a guest on BAI’s Banking Strategies Podcast

Shiran talks to Lou Carlozo, Managing Editor at BAI, on the process of moving from compliance complexity to a RegTech reality.
You can listen to the episode on your favorite platform:
Google Play
On the BAI website
Let us know what you think about the episode on Twitter @Shield_F_C
Or connect with Shiran


Employees of Financial Services Firms Face Growing Privacy Concerns

The people working in financial services are now facing new challenges to the privacy of their personal data. Regulations passed to improve transparency in financial markets require firms to capture, record, and analyze all electronic communication data.
Although financial markets must be transparent to ensure fairness, the protection of private employee data has never been a more significant issue for financial service providers. These firms are having to balance the extensive disclosure requirements of an increasingly data-driven compliance environment, and […]

Thomas Power Crypto

Interview with Thomas Power

While Crypto is not part of our business, we like our blog to feature all representatives of our eco-system. That is why I (Iftach Drori) approached Thomas Power to get his view on the current state of Crypto and get his thoughts on regulating the field and the adoption struggles it is currently facing.
Here is our short talk:
Q: Cryptocurrencies are still seen as the preserve of those who truly understand them – do you believe there will come a […]

Can GDPR and Blockchain work_ Ephemeral Blockchain

Can GDPR and Blockchain work? Ephemeral Blockchain might have an answer…

To assess GDPR’s compatibility with Blockchain (or Ephemeral Blockchain in this case) it is important to define each of them first and then look at where the two overlap or intertwine.
GDPR is a shortened form of the General Data Protection Regulation initiated on 25th May 2018 to be implemented throughout the member states of the European Union (EU) in Europe. It was designed for companies or entities who deal and manage personal information to be transparent about:

What particular personal data […]

Shiran Weiztman Fintech Impact Podcast

[Podcast] Shiran Weitzman talks to Fintech Impact

Shiran had the chance to be a guest on Jason Pereira’s great podcast Fintech Impact.
The two discusses integrating communication into a next-generation compliance platform, how the Shield platform interacts with APIs, how Machine learning can be incorporated to tag financial compliance issue and much more
Check it out in one of the links here:
Google play
The Fintech Impact Podcast website
Let us know what you think on Twitter @Shield_F_C

Shield and Trusted Data Solutions Announce International Partnership

Shield and Trusted Data Solutions (TDS) Announce International Partnership

Shield Financial Compliance (Shield) and the global leader in legacy data management and transformation, Trusted Data Solutions (TDS) are proud to announce their international partnership. TDS will be representing Shield FC from a sales, services and deployment perspective, utilizing its expertise to ensure customers get the most from this industry-leading RegTech technology.
Eran Noam, VP Global Sales & Business Development at Shield FC stated, “We are excited to be working with TDS. As a software vendor, we want to concentrate […]

Both Communications and Data Analysis Crucial to Effective Compliance Investigations

Both Communications and Market Data Analysis Crucial to Effective Compliance Investigations

Enterprise software applications have proven effective at flagging possible noncompliance events. But once a particular exchange is flagged, compliance managers are largely the ones responsible for following through with the necessary investigation.
In order to ensure these investigations are carried out properly, compliance officers must have a complete record of all relevant facts to consider. This requires a review of both the event in question and all of the pertinent information surrounding it. In today’s data-driven financial markets, compliance officers […]

the ePrivacy Regulation and its impact on financial services

The Next Wave of Data Protection – the ePrivacy Regulation and its impact on financial services

Many firms still struggle with the implementation of the GDPR and the increasing number of fines is a testament to that. And those that seem to have dodged the bullet so far, the next one seems on its way. The ePrivacy Regulation promises to bring more challenges to the financial services industry that is still struggling with the first wave of new data protection regulations. Jochen Heussner of PlanetCompliance explains what we can expect and what it means for […]

Compliance officer

A frustrating (and regular) day in the life of Tom, Compliance Officer

I’ve been a part of the Shield team for a year now, and the thing that always amazes me, is the fact that no matter how big or small, how tech oriented or not, whether it’s an EU bank or a US one, most compliance officers face the exact same problems and struggles in their day-to-day.
In essence, they spend too much time on simple, mundane activities, mostly alert saturation.
A day in the life of a compliance officer
I would like […]