With the increasing number of regulations in the financial sector, the complexity of handling them has also increased. Banks and financial institutions, are struggling to not only keep up with the dynamic regulations but also to comply with them 100%. This is making them spend unnecessarily high amounts of money to tackle this issue. In such a scenario, it is IBM Watson Financial Services that comes to the rescue. This platform uses AI as well as ML to identify and present incidences spanning across financial crimes and risks and GRC (governance, risk, and compliance). It helps banks that have limited clarity on what to expect and what obligations to fulfil when it comes to important regulations pertaining to KYC, AML, and the like. IBM’s regtech developments help tackle this issue and assists these institutions in making sound decisions, in a cost-efficient manner. With the increasing volumes of data that is being processed through these organizations, it is highly likely that they are going to need AI to handle as many issues as it can, so that their executives have time to carry out more important tasks.