The IIF is leading efforts to help our members and the public sector understand and leverage the technology-driven transformations reshaping financial services. We focus on distributed ledger technology, artificial intelligence and machine learning, quantum computing, data policy, digital identity, cloud, and other technologies. Our industry-leading work on digital asset regulation engages global standard setting bodies and central banks to help understand and shape the development of Central Bank Digital Currencies (CBDCs) and private tokenization solutions. We advocate for financial services innovation as well as making cross-border payments more efficient and our events bring together senior public sector officials, financial services leaders, and technology experts.
In 2017, ICOs raised $5b for blockchain start-ups, largely displacing traditional venture capital with a new direct and decentralized fundraising mode
This report-produced in partnership with the Center for Financial Inclusion at Accion (CFI)-examines how insurers are expanding into new markets and r
Despite enormous effort and investments from the financial and public sectors to detect and counter money laundering, illicit flows in the financial s
The IIF has responded to the European Banking Authority (EBA)'s consultation on "The EBA's approach to fintech". The response stresses that supervisor
The IIF has responded to the Basel Committee on Banking Supervision's consultation on "Sound practices: implications of fintech developments for banks
The IIF/McKinsey report on "The Future of Risk Management in the Digital Era" has been produced to help organizations navigate a digital risk transfor
Hear the latest from the IIF's experts on where the dynamic world of digital innovation in finance intersects with key regulatory and public policy considerations. Specific topics include access to innovative technologies, digital assets, data sharing and protection, machine learning, cloud computing and cultural change within firms in the digital era.