Innovation – what is the supervisor’s mandate?

Submitted by Livia Vosman 24. May 2019

3rd Baltic Financial & Regulatory Summit – FinReg 2019, May 24, 2019
As an introductory remark, I really should note that the topic of innovation in financial markets is a broad one. Approaches across jurisdictions may differ to a great extent, and this means that my view is only one among a million others. I will start off with a couple of assumptions, then I will discuss the work of Finantsinspektsioon with fintechs, and I will conclude with some lessons learned from our fintech experience.

The keynote address by Kilvar Kessler at the International Conference of the Estonian Banking Association 'The New Era of AML' on 27 March 2019.

Submitted by Piret Lakson 28. March 2019

Thank you for giving me the chance to share my thoughts with you on future of the sovereign state’s role in regulating and supervising the risks connected to money-laundering, terrorist financing, and violation of international financial sanctions. These three areas, and the risks connected to them and responses to those risks are all referred to as AML in various contexts.

Kilvar Kessler: it is time to talk about money laundering

Submitted by Kilvar Kessler 27. February 2019

After the closure of Versobank and the injunction that was issued to Danske, I have read recommendations or hints in various places that Swedbank should be the next to be closed down. But really, people, we should keep cool heads and warm hearts.