Articles with tag: ato

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UK regulator stops the merge between FNZ and GBST

07 Aug 2020 | E-invoicing, SCF & E-procurement

The UK Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) has provisionally blocked the merger of suppliers of retail investment platform solutions, FNZ and GBST.

UK, regulator, FNZ, GBST, Competition and Markets Authority, CMA, supplier, retail, imvestment, software, data

AML and Business KYC /KYB platform kompany raises EUR 6 million

06 Aug 2020 | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud

kompany, a regtech platform for Business KYC (KYB), has announced new investment of almost EUR 6 million, the company’s largest single investment round to date.

kompany, regtech, AML, KYC, KYB, funding, Startpath, Plug and Play FinTech, Raiffeisen Bank International, Elevator Lab, KYC onchain

Harnessing the power of Open Banking and Open Finance – exclusive interview with Moneyhub

06 Aug 2020 | Payments General

Sam Seaton, Moneyhub: Open Banking and Open Finance will be transformative to businesses and consumers alike

Sam Seaton, Moneyhub, interview, Open Banking, Open Finance, data, payments, financial wellness, APIs, Personal Financial Management, data aggregation, data enrichment, categorisation, analytics, COVID-19, financial inclusion, account aggregation, money management, account-to-account payments, PISP

Midigator reveals insights on how to prevent and fight chargebacks

05 Aug 2020 | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud

Midigator has released ‘The Year in Chargebacks report, which provides insights into why disputes happen, how to effectively prevent and fight chargebacks, and others.

Midigator, report, The Year in Chargebacks, chargebacks, data-driven decisions, chargeback management, Peru, India, Dominican Republic, card regulations

Cambodia-based fintech Clik secures USD 3.7 mln funding for financial inclusion

05 Aug 2020 | Payments General

Fintech startup Clik has completed the final close of its USD 3.7 million seed round for mobile payments, loyalty programmes, data visualisation, business intelligence, and cloud data services. 

Clik, fintech, Cambodia, funding, financial inclusion, mobile payments, loyalty programmes, data visualisation, business intelligence, cloud data services, Openway, Poems Pte, angel investors, National Bank of Cambodia, NBC, Central Bank Digital Currencies, Bakong, payment aggregator, payments, cards, wallets, bank accounts, mPOS, SoftPOS, eKYC

Metro Bank acquires RateSetter

04 Aug 2020 | Payments General

Metro Bank has announced its intention to purchase peer-to-peer lender RateSetter for up to USD 15.6 million.

Metro Bank, banks, P2P, lender, RateSetter, UK, regulators, loans, Australia

Gresham announces acquisition of Inforalgo

29 Jul 2020 | Online & Mobile Banking

Gresham Technologies (Gresham), the fintech in reconciliations, banking integration and cash management solutions, has announced the acquisition of Inforalgo.

Gresham Technologies, fintech, banking, cash management, acquisition, Inforalgo, regulatory reporting

Nordigen obtains payment license from Latvia's financial regulator

28 Jul 2020 | Payments General

The Financial and Capital Markets Commission (FKTK) has approved Latvia-based fintech Nordigen as a payment institution.

fintech, innovative, payments, financial regulator, Financial and Capital Markets Commission, FKTK, Latvia Nordigen, SIA Nordigen Solution, online payments, data, banks, lenders, open banking, banking

ACI Worldwide, Arvato Financial Solutions partner to combat ecommerce fraud

28 Jul 2020 | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud

ACI Worldwide has announced a strategic partnership with Arvato Financial Solutions to combat the rising levels of ecommerce fraud during the COVID-19 crisis.

ACI Worldwide, Arvato Financial Solutions, ecommerce fraud, COVID-19, Manual Order Review, merchants, fraud management, ACI Secure eCommerce, chargebacks, false positives, customer experience, ROI

SignD secures EUR 1 mln growth capital from primeCROWD investors

27 Jul 2020 | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud

Austria-based KYC services provider SignD Identity has received EUR 1 million in new growth capital from the primeCROWD investor network. 

SignD, growth capital, investment, primeCROWD, digitisation, covid19, lockdown, Austria, KYC, proof of identity, regulatory standards, banking, identity, consumer enrolment, digital onboarding, AML, PEP, QES

Visa to offer Bitcoin, Ethereum, and Ripple payments

27 Jul 2020 | Cryptocurrencies

Payments provider Visa has announced plans to incorporate cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin (BTC) into its payments network.

VISA, Bitcoin, Ethereum, Ripple, payments, BTC, merchants, cryptocurrencies, stablecoins, Tether, payment method, regulators, Coinbase, Fold, digital currencies, payment network, crypto wallets, cards, prepaid cards

Nubank acquires Cognitect, the team behind Clojure and Datomic

24 Jul 2020 | Online & Mobile Banking

Brazil-based Nubank has aquired Cognitect, a US-based software consultancy behind the Clojure programming language and the Datomic database.

Nubank, US, Cognitect, Clojure, Datomic, software, data, banks, digital bank, digital, M&A, transaction, Brazil, Plataformatec

EU's proposed framework for crypto assets market

23 Jul 2020 | Cryptocurrencies

The European Commission has concluded a public consultation on crypto assets in March 2020 which follows detailed due diligence, according to Forbes.

European Commission, EU, framework, Europe, Forbes, crypto assets, market, virtual currencies, European Parliament, blockchain observatory, legislation, European Securities and Markets Authority, ESMA, European Banking Authority, EBA, European Crowdfunding Service Providers Regulation

Konsentus partners with Open Banking API provider Ozone

23 Jul 2020 | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud

Konsentus has announced that it has partnered with Open Banking API provider Ozone to deliver an end-to-end solution accelerating PSD2 Open Banking adoption. 

Konsentus, Open Banking, API, Ozone, data, payments, TPP identity, regulatory checking, fraud prevention, identity checking

Google pilots Shoploop, a mobile video shopping platform

22 Jul 2020 | Ecommerce

Google has piloted a video shopping platform to help consumers spot a product, get expert reviews, and purchase it – all in a single platform.

Google, Shoploop, mobile video shopping platform, interactive shopping experience, ecommerce, merchant, Shoploop creator

TransUnion finds an increase in phishing attacks; enhances its Document Verification solution

22 Jul 2020 | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud

New research from TransUnion’s Consumer Financial Hardship studies has found that phishing is the top digital fraud scheme worldwide related to COVID-19. 

TransUnion, document verification, identity fraud, COVID-19, pandemic, coronavirus, scams, ID, phishing scams, identity theft, ATO, authentication, fraud prevention

Morgan Stanley to share its climate impact

21 Jul 2020 | Online & Mobile Banking

US-based bank Morgan Stanley has announced plans to publicly disclose how much its loans and investments contribute to climate change.

Morgan Stanley, US, United States, bank, loans, investments, climate change, climate impact, financial regulators, fossil fuels, government policies, greenhouse gas emissions, Partnership for Carbon Accounting Financials, financial company, financial institutions

How to prevent damaging spam from stealing my payment data – interview with Sift

16 Jul 2020 | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud

Since the inception of online businesses, the internet has become a place where anyone can promote and sell just about anything

Scams, spam, fake reviews, content abuse, ecommerce, Digital Trust & Safety Index, ATO, Jeff Sakasegawa, digital trust, fraud prevention

South Korea-based digital asset investors to pay 20% in taxes from crypto trading

15 Jul 2020 | Cryptocurrencies

South Korea’s private sector members have revealed that the nation’s citizens may have to pay as much as 20% of their cryptocurrency earnings in taxes. 

South Korea, digital assets, taxes, crypto trading, private sector, cryptocurrency, earnings, virtual currencies, electronic certificates, digital certificates, financial assets, capital gains, Financial Services Commission, financial regulator

Barclays secures capital ahead of potential coronavirus-caused loan losses

14 Jul 2020 | Payments General

Barclays has announced that recent regulatory changes had boosted its core capital, giving the UK-based bank a buffer to absorb any further loan losses during the coronavirus crisis.

Barclays, capital, loan losses, coronavirus, banks, CET1 capital ratio, income, impairments, market income, regulatory changes