A community devoted to extreme collaboration as a means to drive change.


Who doesn’t like talking about RegTech?  Well, that’s what we thought when we brought together Chuck Senatore and a group of inspiring RegTech entrepreneurs and former regulators to form RegTech Boston. RegTech is on the rise, with regulators open to change, incumbents seeking change, and startups providing change.

RegTech Boston brings together a community of entrepreneurs, executives, and regulators interested in helping firms evolve and address regulatory and compliance obligations. Our goal is to build a community devoted to “extreme collaboration” as a means to increase the speed and efficiency of innovation.

Join us for quarterly conversations to hear key perspectives from—and to connect with—subject matter experts and leaders in the field.

RegTech Boston is founded in partnership with Peter Butterfield (General Counsel & Chief Compliance Officer, Flywire), Jonah Crane (Executive Director, RegTech Lab), Rachel Feely-Kohl (Community Director, F-Prime Capital), Meredith Moss (CEO, Finomial), John Papandrea (Assistant General Counsel, Flywire), Chuck Senatore (Head of Risk Oversight, Devonshire Investors / Fidelity Investments) and Matthew Van Buskirk (Co-Founder and CEO, Hummingbird RegTech).

 

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Making the Regtech investment… when is it worth the cost?

January 23, 2020  |  Boston, MA

Fintech/Regtech entrepreneurs and their potential customers alike struggle with whether a new Regtech solution is worth the cost. At what point should a firm pull the trigger? At what point is not doing so a risk to a firm? Whether you’re an entrepreneur, a enterprise firm, or a consultant, this is the fundamental question.

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How Regtech is Revolutionizing Regulation and Compliance

September 10, 2019  |  Boston, MA

The future is closer than you think! Imagine a regulator’s “supervisory node” automatically reviewing banking transactions in real time, a firm seamlessly satisfying key AML obligations using DLT, as well as fulfilling manual reporting requirements with AI and automated rules-based solutions. Join us at Boston Fintech Week as we Hear expert panelists from the Fed, Fidelity Labs, Circle and Finomial explore these game changing trends for regulators and firms alike.

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Tokenizing payments? Is there a post password world?

July 31, 2019  |  Boston, MA

When someone wants to pay for something, what can we really do about that ever-present risk of compromised identity? Can we both eliminate passwords and have a seamless customer experience? How do we navigate between the rigor of consumer protection laws and the speed of innovation?

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A Sequel – The Impact of Opening the FinSvcs Sector

May 7, 2019  |  Boston, MA

We are looking forward to continuing our substantive and engaging discussion from November on trends, risks and opportunities in the race to open financial services source code and data and how regulatory frameworks like GDPR will impact these efforts and yours.

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Artificial Intelligence – Can we tame the “Black Box?”

April 9, 2019  |  Boston, MA

Artificial Intelligence is increasingly central to RegTech’s next wave and offers great promise. But AI also presents dangerous new risks as its models drive critical decisions with less and less human supervision and oversight.

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Accelerating change: How regulators can do better

December 10, 2018  |  Boston, MA

Hear thought leaders Jo Ann Barefoot and Matt Van Buskirk, Co-Founders and Co-CEOs of Hummingbird RegTech, lead a discussion on how to challenge the regulatory status quo.

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How Regulators are Catalyzing FinTech Innovation

September 11, 2018  |  Boston, MA

How can regulators foster innovation? These policymakers are facing challenges balancing the opportunities presented by new use cases with concerns about risks to the public. Some are getting results.

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Attacking Barriers to Innovation and Paving the Way for a New World for Payments

July 24, 2018  |  Boston, MA

Hear from leaders in the payment space highlight macro trends that emerging RegTech and FinTech solutions are poised to solve, as well as how to overcome the headwinds faced by those trying to innovate in the space.

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Solving the Innovation Challenge: Aligning Entrepreneurs and Regulators

May 8, 2018  |  Boston, MA

Hear from leaders in banking regulation, compliance and the startup community discuss “Solving the Innovation Challenge: Aligning Entrepreneurs and Regulators.” Tom Curry, (former U.S. Comptroller of the Currency), Jonah Crane (former Treasury Deputy Assistant Secretary and current RegTech Advisor), Meredith Moss (founder and CEO of Finomial, Inc.), and Chuck Senatore (former SEC Regional Director and compliance head for Merrill Lynch and Fidelity)

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