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Technology in Financial Services: Podcast Series

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  • Financial services - Digital Financial Services
  • Technology, Media and Telecoms


Episode 1 - Biometrics

In episode 1, we discuss the Financial Services (FS) sector’s increasing collection (and reliance) of biometric data, including for account validation and payment transaction purposes. COVID-19 has ignited many organizations’ digitization journey with companies now looking to facilitate the end users’ access to various FS services via the acceptance of biometric data. We also canvass key data privacy risks as well as some of the emerging regulatory trends across the US, Europe and Asia.

Episode 1 - Biometrics | Podcast | mp3 | 30 min

Episode 2 - Cloud Computing 

Listen to Episode 2 of our Technology in Financial Services Podcast Series as Rhys McWhirter is joined by Simon Gamlin and Craig Rogers to discuss all things cloud computing and the rise in concerns surrounding the abilities of the cloud services providers and the effects that this could have on Financial Services clients. 

Episode 2 - Cloud Computing | Podcast | mp3 | 30 min

Episode 3 - Blockchain 

Listen to Episode 3 of our Technology in Financial Services Podcast Series as Rhys McWhirter is joined by Carola Rathke, Matthias Winter and Frankie Tam to discuss the rise of blockchain and cryptocurrency and how clients can navigate the issues surrounding them.

Episode 4 - AI Regulation

In Episode 4, Rhys McWhirter is joined by Charlotte Walker-Osborn and Mary Jane Wilson-Bilik to discuss how artificial intelligence is impacting our financial services clients across Asia, Europe and the US. They also talk about a topic that dominated news headlines around the world last year - the 2020 US Presidential election. Listen to find out how the new Biden administration is driving regulatory change in the technology sector, and the effect it is having on US-China relations.