The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
FinTech Security and Regulation (RegTech)
The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology

FinTech Security and Regulation (RegTech)

This course is part of FinTech: Finance Industry Transformation and Regulation Specialization

Taught in English

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14 hours (approximately)
Flexible schedule
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4 quizzes

Course

Gain insight into a topic and learn the fundamentals

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Beginner level
No prior experience required
14 hours (approximately)
Flexible schedule
Learn at your own pace

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There are 5 modules in this course

In this module, learners will examine the relationship between security and regulation as twin methodologies for managing and reducing risk in financial services. Issues explored will include "What is RegTech?", "What is InsurTech?", and how can we determine when regulation and security are enough or too much to achieve important social & business objectives.

What's included

14 videos2 readings1 quiz4 discussion prompts

In this module, we explore some of the tools government use to regulate financial markets and discuss potential challenges for FinTech innovators in complying with these regulations. Some basic terms commonly used in finance such as AML & KYC are defined and described. We examine the role of different government agencies as well as alternative social objectives that influence the development of regulations over time.

What's included

12 videos1 quiz1 discussion prompt

In this module, we discuss the issues and challenges of preventing and detecting fraud and crime in financial markets. Topic discuss will include data theft and related security technologies, human challenges in implementing effective security, and electronic evidence & digital forensics issues. Recommendations for FinTech firms are provided to reduce risk of fraud and crime.

What's included

11 videos1 quiz1 discussion prompt

In this module, learners will explore a variety of government initiatives related to FinTech & RegTech. Topics included open banking APIs in Europe, crypto-currency & ICO regulations, evolution of FinTech regulations in US & Europe, China regulations on FinTech, and regulatory issues in HK, Singapore & other jurisdictions.

What's included

9 videos1 quiz1 discussion prompt

In this module, learners will complete a final project for the course involving research on regulatory decisions in multiple countries regarding a specific area of FinTech. Building on what they have discovered, learners will prepare a short video/written pitch recommending FinTech policies to a regulator in a smaller jurisdiction dealing with FinTech challenges and opportunities.

What's included

1 video1 reading1 peer review1 discussion prompt

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4.6 (75 ratings)
 Theodore Henry King CLARK
The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
10 Courses70,175 learners

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