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Here’s to 2016, Going on 2017

Posted on Wednesday, January 4, 2017

Post-truth. Xenophobia. Surreal. Bigly. Those are just a few of the words that have summed up 2016. Regardless of your favorite word to describe 2016, it has been quite a year filled with a number of major events that will influence years to come. And just when you think 2016 was done with surprises, it drops another.

While we had so many to choose from, we highlighted the top five events that shook the year so hard, the reverberations are set to impact the financial tech industry throughout 2017:

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Topics: data protection, fraud, 2017

The Consequences of the Safe Harbour Ruling

Posted on Monday, December 14, 2015

“The most serious European backlash yet since the Snowden internet spying scandal.”

This is how the Financial Times, a journal not usually given to hyperbole, has described the European Court of Justice’s (ECJ) ruling on the Safe Harbour pact, declaring it invalid.

The ECJ has declared the Safe Harbour pact invalid because it does not, in their judgment, provide adequate data protections under EU law. 

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Topics: data protection, Safe Harbour, European Court of Justice

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