International Regtech Association incorporated in Switzerland

28.06.2017 16:15

Incorporated in Switzerland, the newly founded International Regtech Association aims to support and establish the global Regtech ecosystem, to inspire innovation and to promote collaboration. The Executive Board includes three persons from Switzerland.

Switzerland is the country of choice for headquarters of associations. This seems to be true not only for traditional organisations but also for new ones. The Global Regtech Association has been incorporated in Switzerland. Patrick Barnert, CEO of Qumram, serves as Vice President Europe.

Sponsored and funded by its Members, the IRTA exists to ease and accelerate the evolution of the global RegTech ecosystem, through integration, collaboration, and knowledge-sharing. The IRTA brings together the people, tools, processes, and policies that are required to thrive in today's rapidly evolving RegTech landscape.

At the heart of the IRTA is the Executive Board – a leadership team comprising 23 RegTech, Legal and Compliance experts, Academics, Bankers, Practitioners and Visionaries, which is committed to the secure and successful deployment of RegTech, across all regions. The Executive Board will determine the strategy, working policies, and code of ethics of the Association.

Swiss members of the Executive Board are: Patrick Barnert, CEO Qumram, Nicola Cowburn, CMO Qumram and Gino Wirthensohn, Co-founder and CEO Riskifier.

Fostering a collaborative, consultative, and innovative working environment, the IRTA

  • Operates in key markets and economies, internationally
  • Represents the interests of RegTech providers and consumers globally – including technology firms, service providers, professional advisers, and financial institutions
  • Engages and liaises with the most influential financial regulators and academics
  • Promotes the advancement of the RegTech profession, through RegTech research, innovation initiatives, and standards development
  • Supports RegTech accelerators, and delivers professional education, and certification

Works in collaboration with existing industry Associations, Agencies and other international organizations.


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