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Our primary goal is to help you to understand RegTech and to become more confident and persuasive in your ability to analyze and make recommendations to executives within the finance industry regarding how to react to these changes, e.g. Regulations to crypto-currencies like BitCoin & ICO. This MOOC on RegTech offered by HKUST presents the views of several professors from the top business school in Asia as well as perspectives from industry professionals. HKUST has been ranked for many years as the number one EMBA program in the world, as the number one Finance program in Asia, and as the top MBA program in Asia by multiple independent rating and review journals and surveys. This course offers the combined strengths of HKUST in Business, Finance, and Technology as one the world's leading academic institutions on an important area of technology and business innovations. For students from outside Asia, this also gives an insight into changes happening in the most advanced FinTech markets of the world, since Asia leads worldwide in FinTech adoption and creative innovations. This course "FinTech Security & Regulation(RegTech)" is part of the HKUST-Coursera FinTech specialization. There are 3 other courses in the specialization including FinTech Foundations and Overview, FinTech Risk Management, and FinTech Innovative Disruption: Implications for Society. The FinTech specialization will be launched in Fall 2018, stay tuned!...
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Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1
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3 hours to complete

Introduction to FinTech Security & Regulation

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....
Reading
14 videos (Total 105 min), 2 readings, 1 quiz
Video14 videos
1.2a Risk & Risk Management (Part 1)9m
1.2b Risk and Risk Management (Part 2)7m
1.3a Goals of Security & Regulation (Part 1)5m
1.3b Goals of Security & Regulation (Part 2)7m
1.4a What is RegTech? (Part 1)6m
1.4b What is RegTech? (Part 2)6m
1.5a What is InsurTech? (Part 1)10m
1.5b What is InsurTech? (Part 2)4m
1.6a Do regulations help society? (Part 1)8m
1.6b Do regulations help society? (Part 2)6m
1.7a How much security is optimal? (Part 1)8m
1.7b How much security is optimal? (Part 2)9m
1.8 FinTech Security and Regulation : Introduction & Overview Summary6m
Reading2 readings
Course Outline10m
Assignment & Grading10m
Quiz1 practice exercise
Module 1 Quiz20m
Week
2
Clock
2 hours to complete

Risk Management & Government Control

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....
Reading
12 videos (Total 104 min), 1 quiz
Video12 videos
2.2 AML & KYC in FinTech11m
2.3 Interview with the Chief Operating Officer of HSBC Asia Pacific about RegTech13m
2.4a Government Regulation to Protect Consumers (Part 1)9m
2.4b Government Regulation to Protect Consumers (Part 2)7m
2.5a Regulation to Increase Tax Compliance & Control (Part 1)8m
2.5b Regulation to Increase Tax Compliance & Control (Part 2)7m
2.6a Insurance, Risk Management, and Controls to Protect Society (Part 1)9m
2.6b Insurance, Risk Management, and Controls to Protect Society (Part 2)4m
2.7a Weak Regulations lead to Financial Crisis & Meltdown: AIG case study (Part 1)9m
2.7b Weak Regulations lead to Financial Crisis & Meltdown: AIG case study (Part 2)9m
2.8 Risk Management & Government Control Summary8m
Quiz1 practice exercise
Module 2 Quiz20m
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3
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2 hours to complete

Fraud, Crimes, & Security

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. ...
Reading
11 videos (Total 103 min), 1 quiz
Video11 videos
3.2a Cybersecurity- Data and Related Technologies (Part 1)10m
3.2b Cybersecurity- Data and Related Technologies (Part 2)11m
3.3a Cybersecurity - Human Related Issues (Part 1)7m
3.3b Cybersecurity - Human Related Issues (Part 2)10m
3.4a Digital Forensics & Electronic Evidence Discovery (Part 1)9m
3.4b Digital Forensics & Electronic Evidence Discovery (Part 2)11m
3.5a UN Model Law on E-commerce & FinTech (Part 1)9m
3.5b UN Model Law on E-commerce & FinTech (Part 2)15m
3.6 Recommendations for FinTech Firms on Cybersecurity7m
3.7 Fraud, Crimes, & Security Summary5m
Quiz1 practice exercise
Module 3 Quiz20m
Week
4
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2 hours to complete

Global Trends and Government Initiatives in RegTech

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. ...
Reading
9 videos (Total 80 min), 1 quiz
Video9 videos
4.2a UK Open Banking Initiative (Part 1)9m
4.2b UK Open Banking Initiative (Part 2)9m
4.3 USA and European Regulations on FinTech9m
4.4 Cryptocurrencies & ICO Regulations10m
4.5 FinTech Innovation by Government - Berkeley ICO8m
4.6 China Regulations and Restrictions on FinTech9m
4.7 Hong Kong, Singapore, & Other Markets on RegTech10m
4.8 Global Trends and Government Initiatives in RegTech Summary7m
Quiz1 practice exercise
Module 4 Quiz20m
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Top Reviews

By WJAug 16th 2018

Love this course. Excellent ccontent. Providing a good overview on regulations and compliance on FinTech.

Instructor

Theodore Henry King CLARK

Associate Professor
Information Systems, Business Statistics and Operations Management Department

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