Ep126 – Building in the FCA Sandbox
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In this episode Several of this week’s guests are part of the Financial Conduct Authority’s regulatory sandbox in the UK. The FCA created the sandbox as ‘safe space’ for startups and companies to test ideas before becoming fully regulated, saving them time and money. The objective is to encourage and deliver more effective competition in the interests of consumers. On the show, we’ll talk about the benefits of being in the programme, how the FCA sandbox works, and what it takes to get your company accepted. Guests this week Matt Herbert, Director of Strategy and Digital at British Bankers’ Association @HerbertMatt Hadi Kabalan, Managing Director at Otonomos for EMEA & the Americas @hadikabalan Gene Vayngrib CEO & Co-founder of Tradle @urbien Edward Maslaveckas, CEO & Co-founder at Bud @Ed_Masl News This Week £5 notes made from meat products – Link TechCrunch – Yes, the UK now has a law to log web users’ browsing behavior, hack devices and limit encryption – Link BBC – RBS worst hit in Bank of England stress…