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Australia-based securities regulator hit by cybersecurity breach

News | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud | 25 Jan 2021

Australia’s securities regulator ASIC has declared a cybersecurity breach at a server it used to transfer files including credit licence applications, according to Reuters.

Australia, ASIC, securities, regulator, cybersecurity, cyberattack, cybercrime, US, Accellion, New Zealand, central bank, credit licence

Iran seizes tens of thousands of Bitcoin mining machines

News | Cryptocurrencies | 19 Jan 2021

Authorities in Iran have seized tens of thousands of Bitcoin mining machines that have been using illegally subsidised electricity from state-run energy provider Tavanir.

Iran, Bitcoin, cryptocurrencies, crypto mining, ASIC, illegal mining

Samtrade FX obtains FCA licence

News | E-invoicing, SCF & E-procurement | 29 Jul 2020

Samtrade FX, an online trading brokerage, has been registered and authorised as an Appointed Representative by the FCA.

Samtrade FX, Financial Conduct Authority, FCA, Australian Securities and Investments Commission, ASIC, trading, brokerage, Appointed Representative, Australian Financial Services, AFS, Australia, Europe, Asia, International Business Companies, IBC, Financial Services Authority of Saint Vincent, Financial Transactions and Reports Analysis Centre of Canada, FINTRAC, Canada, Money Services Business, MSB

Revolut obtains approval from Australian Securities and Investments Commission

News | Payments General | 26 May 2020

UK-based challenger bank Revolut has received the approval from Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC) to operate in Australia.

fintech, Revolut, AFSL, Australia, ASIC, Australian Securities and Investments Commission, UK, The Australian Financial Service License, Europe, credit cards, remittances, Bitcoin, BTC, Ethereum, ETH, Bitcoin Cash, BCH, Litecoin, LTC, cryptocurrencies

IHS Markit buys Catena Technologies fintech

News | Payments General | 05 May 2020

UK-based global information provider IHS Markit has announced the acquisition of Singapore-based fintech Catena Technologies to provide global regulatory compliance to its customers.

IHS Markit, Catena Technologies, fintech, global regulatory compliance, SaaS provider, TRACE Reporting, G20 jurisdictions, ASIC, MAS, HKMA, EMIR, MiFID II, MarkitSERV, OTC trading

Raiz to bring BTC fund options to Australian retail investors

News | Cryptocurrencies | 21 Jan 2020

Australia-based micro-investment startup Raiz has planned to bring Bitcoin (BTC) fund options to its users, Cointelegraph suggests.

Raiz, Bitcoin, Australia, retail, investors, startup, fintech, accounts, exchange, trade, digital assets, cryptocurrency, ASIC

Zwipe prototypes management chip for biometric payments

News | Cards | 15 Oct 2019

Zwipe has launched a combined power harvesting and management chip for biometric payment systems on cards, wearables, and other devices.

Zwipe, prototype, contactless power, management, ASIC, biometrics, payments, cards, wearables

ANZ to be penalised for wrongfully charging periodical payment fees

News | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud | 25 Jul 2019

The Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC) will file civil penalty proceedings against ANZ seeking to fine the bank for wrongfully charging customers fees on 1.3 million occasions.

Australian Securities and Investments Commission, ASIC, ANZ, penalty, bank, Australia

Australian and Swiss regulators to cooperate on fintech

News | Payments General | 02 Nov 2017

Financial regulators in Australia and Switzerland have agreed a deal designed to support innovation in the use of financial technology.

Australia, Switzerland, regulators, fintech, cooperation, ASIC, FINMA