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Financial Market Stress Causes Suade to Launch a Think Tank Featuring Eugene Ludwig & Lyndon Nelson

Regtech, Suade has launched a Think Tank aimed at modernising regulatory reporting standards following recent market stress events.

The Think Tank will benefit from the expertise of ex-regulators such as: William (Bill) Coen, former secretary general of the Basel Committee on Banking Supervision (BCBS) and chief regulatory advisor at Suade, along with Suade’s senior advisors, William (Bill) Dudley, former Federal Reserve Bank of New York president, Eugene (Gene) Ludwig, 27th Comptroller of Currency under former President Bill Clinton, and Lyndon Nelson, former deputy CEO of the Bank of England.

The recent market stress episodes with Silicon Valley Bank, Signature Bank, First Republic Bank and Credit Suisse, have highlighted the importance of modernising regulatory reporting standards. Thematic white papers will be published following industry research around recent events. They will be discussed at quarterly, high-level, roundtable meetings to give shape to the discussions.

The Think Tank will form part of Suade’s Regulatory Council. The council is an industry body designed to encourage dialogue and debate about regulatory developments and foster data standardisation. It will focus on the priorities required to enhance regulatory reporting standards. These include interpretation, implementation, and data harmonisation.

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Suade’s CEO and co-founder, Diana Paredes, commented: “We are thrilled to launch the Think Tank as an extension of our regulatory council to modernise regulatory reporting standards in the wake of recent events. This strategic initiative will assist Suade in realising its ambitions of bridging the regulatory gap with modern technology. We are excited to take the next step in creating a more stable and resilient global financial system.”

Bill Coen, former secretary general of the BCBS, added: “I am delighted to be working with Suade to shape the future of regulatory reporting and prudential supervision. Suade has been a catalyst for driving more digitisation in the financial services industry. Regulators are understanding the benefits of good technology more and more.

“Technology is essential for improving processes around compliance by enhancing transparency and collaboration between regulators and the financial services industry. Finally, Suade’s mission is to bridge this gap through modern technology, and it is primed to succeed in achieving this.”


  • Francis is a journalist and our lead LatAm correspondent, with a BA in Classical Civilization, he has a specialist interest in North and South America.

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