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FinTech's Regulatory Reality

October 12th, 2015

Episode 367 of 836 episodes

Business Daily delves into the brave new world of FinTech - financial technology. In Britain alone, these new money transfer platforms are valued at some $30bn. But can they really threaten the mainstream banks in Europe and the US without much tougher regulation? A leading FinTech boss, Kristo Käärmann, executive founder of the money transfer service, Transferwise, gives us his opinion. Also, why Jamaicans are returning from abroad to set up shop back home. And, Lucy Kellaway of the Financial Times offers some tough home truths about one rather controversial tech firm - it may not be popular but in her view, at least it tells it like it really is. (Photo: Credit cards on computer keyboard. Credit: AFP/Getty Images)

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