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…

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

8OF9 IS EVOLVING…


As technology advances and regulations change, adaptation and evolution are key to surviving inevitable regulatory storms.  8of9 has officially transformed into an industry leading RegTech firm. Our mission is to translate complex information into simple solutions. We use specialized tools…

REASONS INDUSTRY LEADERS ARE TURNING TO 8OF9


1. Experience: From RWA Reductions, to Living Will, to FATCA and more, our team has a global breadth of exposure to cross-teams and in all regions. 2. History: Clients who are overwhelmed by the technology and infrastructure aspects of regulatory compliance most often retain 8OF9. We have a history…

THE ROLE OF TREASURY


8of9’s Regulatory Executive Education Program ensures that 8of9 project managers to have a front-to-back understanding of a bank and all of its functions and departments. Given the importance and difficulty of Recovery and Resolution planning, 8of9 brought in a Treasury expert to speak with us. The…

HEY LITTLE GUYS: GET READY FOR DODD-FRANK’S LIVING WILL!


The Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act (“Dodd-Frank”) requires certain financial firms to periodically submit a resolution plan to the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (the “Fed”) and the Board of Directors of the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (the…