• I was intrigued by the title (Ghosts in the Machine: Revisited), enthralled by the infographics and impressed by the content. If you’re at all interested in the impact of AI on financial institutions, check out this beautiful report from Baker McKenzie. “…(I)t’s clear that institutions, from banks to insurers, asset managers to payment

  • From Shearman & Sterling: “Shearman & Sterling today launched “the FinTech Foundry,” a program dedicated to supporting the FinTech-related activities of their clients and the wider global FinTech ecosystem that consists of financial institutions, FinTech start-ups, accelerators and incubators, venture capital and private equity investors, and policymakers. Blockchain, crypto assets, big data and

  • This report from Herbert Smith Freshfields suggests that the “bank of 2040 will be vastly different to the bank of today, with new technology and artificial intelligence making financial services more accessible to underutilised markets and enabling customers to connect with banks in new ways. (That’s 23 years from now; in AI terms, forever. IMHO,