Blockchain as a Regulatory Solution: QFC Recordkeeping

The financial services industry has opened itself to technology as a solution.  FinTech, and now RegTech, dominate the conversation in what will shape the industry in years to come.  One of the most promising tools for those working at the intersection of finance and tech is blockchain. In this…

As We Predicted, Trump Attacks the Fiduciary Rule

Before he took office, 8of9 made predictions about the most likely deregulation actions President Trump would take, and it hasn't taken him long to begin to follow the script.  Within his first weeks in office, Trump has requested for the Department of Labor ("DoL") to review Obama's Fiduciary…

Exploring 8of9’s RegTech: Introduction to Business Logic

8of9 became a RegTech firm in April 2016.  Since then, we’ve developed and continue to deliver innovative tech solutions that automate compliance with complex and shifting regulations. Our solutions allow clients to shift their existing business model into one that is predictive of regulatory…

Trump, the Volcker Rule, and Glass-Steagall

With Republican victory in 2016, and the Trump transition teams’ vow to “dismantle” Dodd-Frank, one regulatory provision that is in Republican crosshairs is the Volcker Rule.  However, targeting the Volcker Rule does not square with the Republican campaign promise to create a new Glass-Steagall.…

QFC Recordkeeping: Like a Box of Chocolates

Download [5.93 MB] This October, the Financial Stability Oversight Council created a new recordkeeping and reporting rule for qualified financial contracts ("QFCs").  This deck will explain what a QFC is, who is subject to the rule, and how to best prepare for compliance with the rule. 8of9 is a…

Net Stable Funding Ratio: Fad Diets

Download [2.63 MB] Basel III introduced the Net Stable Funding Ratio ("NSFR") to the financial market.  The regulation is a complicated formula, that aims to have banks fund their long-term assets through long-term sources, rather than risky short-term funding. 8of9 is a next generation RegTech…

Predicting Trump’s Regulatory Changes

Nearly a decade after the 2008 financial crisis, Donald Trump and the Republican Congress will likely make substantial changes to financial services regulatory policy. There’s no question that regulatory policy will shift but how will this affect current and future financial regulations? 8of9’s…

Dodd Frank in Trump’s America: The Financial CHOICE Act

The Financial CHOICE Act is a likely point of departure for regulatory reform of Dodd-Frank. The Trump Transition team has recently announced that they plan on “dismantling” Dodd-Frank.[1] A logical first place to look for a Republican blueprint for “dismantling” Dodd-Frank is the Financial…

Dodd-Frank In Trump’s America

Just eight years after the financial crisis of 2008, Donald Trump and the Republican Congress’ victory in the 2016 election likely marks a substantial change in financial services regulatory policy, especially with regards to Dodd-Frank. This article will serve as the first in a multi-part series…

Q&A WITH MARY KOPCZYNSKI

Family Office Insights sits down with Mary Kopczynski, the founder of 8of9, to discuss how she and her team breathe new life into regulatory issues for the financial services sector. Read Here

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YEARS

Through 7 years of helping clients solve the toughest regulatory puzzles, 8of9 has amassed a considerable body of knowledge in regulatory matters.

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NERDS

8of9 is a nerd farm – so we’re always learning and reading complex information then making it simple!

7


YEARS

Through 7 years of helping clients solve the toughest regulatory puzzles, 8of9 has amassed a considerable body of knowledge in regulatory matters.

25


NERDS

8of9 is a nerd farm – so we’re always learning and reading complex information then making it simple!

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RegMaps are infographic learning tools created for the user to comprehend and simplify complex regulations.

REG MAPS

RegMaps are infographic learning tools created for the user to comprehend and simplify complex regulations.

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