Richard Malish

General Counsel

Richard Malish is the General Counsel and the Head of Partnerships at NICE Actimize. He has over 15 years of experience advising major financial institutions, broker dealers and corporates on regulatory, M&A, finance and technology matters. Mr. Malish previously worked at a premier interdealer broker and played a lead role in advising on the establishment of their Swap Execution Facility (SEF), an electronic derivatives trading platform established pursuant to Dodd-Frank Act. He also helped found the NY desk of Allen & Overy’s China practice and was the Chief Counsel, Greater China for Nielsen in Shanghai. Richard Malish’s research has been published in media such as the Financial Times and has been taught in several universities and business schools.

Should cryptocurrency exchange cybersecurity be regulated?

December 20th, 2018

We expect banks to store our money in well-lit vaults secured by alarms and to use reasonable personal data protections, and for our deposits

Can you KYC with a VPN? Crypto exchange controls scrutinized by attorney general report

October 4th, 2018

The New York Attorney General (“NYAG”) recently issued a report on its fact-finding enquiries to multiple virtual currency trading platforms believed to be operating

Could cashless casinos solve China’s money laundering problems?

July 24th, 2018

Recently it was reported that at least five Chinese-owned resorts are again attempting to introduce entertainment bars in the luxury resort island of Hainan

Lawfulness of Financial Crime Data Processing under GDPR

May 1st, 2018

Much that has been written about the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) relates to the burden of obtaining proper consents in order to process

Overexposure to politically-exposed persons (PEPs) in Greater China

May 16th, 2017

Doing business in Greater China requires many companies to have more complex relationships with the government than they probably have in other regions. For

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