1 Nov, 2017
Datarama is proud to be recognised as one of the 100 best and most innovative RegTech companies in the world.
The 100 companies were chosen by a panel of industry experts who reviewed an analysis of 416 RegTech companies that was undertaken by FinTech Global, a data and research firm. The selected companies were recognized and commended for their innovative use of technology to generate efficiencies and performance enhancements across the compliance function within financial institutions, which spend tens of billions of dollars on the area each year.
Many thanks to the FinTech Global team for the award!
19 Oct, 2017
With the departure of outgoing Jakarta governor Djarot Saiful Hidayat from political office last weekend (having served in the position for five months in place of Basuki Tjahaja Purnama, more commonly known as Ahok), City Hall officially welcomed Anies Baswedan and Sandiaga Uno as the city’s new governor and vice governor respectively on 16 October.
17 Oct, 2017
On 5th October 2017, Bloomberg reported that Standard Chartered bank was again under regulatory scrutiny for suspicious transactions of funds amounting to US$1.4billion from offshore tax haven Guernsey to Singapore in late 2015, linked to 81 of its Indonesian private wealth clients. Bloomberg cited people close to the transfers as saying that the clients included those who were connected to the Indonesian military.
14 Sep, 2017
The Indonesian bureaucracy has long been haunted graft scandals, and the latest to make the headlines is the one surrounding the e-KTP.
2 Sep, 2017
It is a full ten years since the global financial crisis, yet the lingering anxiety over market conditions has never quite left us. Back in 2007, the one of the causes of the subprime crisis was borrowers’ lack of understanding of the loans they were taking on, while the complexity of collateralised debt obligations (CDO) rendered even the most experienced investors clueless as to what they were really purchasing.
25 Aug, 2017
Chinese regulators are fond of animal metaphors. From “iron roosters (铁公鸡)” for listed companies that do not reward investors with cash dividends, to “crocodiles at large (漏网大鳄)”, for tycoons with a murky web of assets, Chinese officials have used animal-inspired figures in their remarks on financial risks. In recent months, a new term, “grey rhinos 灰犀牛”, has charged into the Chinese financial vocabulary.