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Gemini rolls out crypto exchange business in the UK

28 Sep 2020 | Cryptocurrencies

Gemini, a global cryptocurrency exchange, has launched services in the UK.

Gemini, cryptocurrency, cryptocurrency exchange, FCA, UK, EMI, 5AMLD

TrueLayer secures USD 25 mln in Series C round

21 Sep 2020 | Online & Mobile Banking

Financial infrastructure provider TrueLayer has announced it has secured an additional USD 25 million in funding, under its Series C.

TrueLayer, funding, financial infrastructure, Anthemis, Connect Ventures, Northzone, Temasek, UK, United Kingdom, payment institution, FCA, Financial Conduct Authority, account information, payment initiation, open banking, PSD2, France Italy Spain, Revolut, Nutmeg, Freetrade

Ziglu opens crowdfunding round

21 Sep 2020 | Cryptocurrencies

Challenger and FCA-authorised Electronic Money Institution Ziglu have opened a crowdfunding round to the public. 

Ziglu, crowdfunding, challenger, FCA, authorisation, Electronic Money Institution, product development, global challenger, investors, crypto exchange, cryptocurrency, p2p payments, digital payments, UK account, digital assets, cyber-attacks, fiat currencies, 5th money laundering directive, crypto assets

Konsentus agrees with the FCA on their proposed changes to Article 34 of the UK-RTS

16 Sep 2020 | Payments General

Konsentus has agreed with the FCA’s proposed changes to Article 34 of the UK-RTS which would amend the open banking identification requirements (eIDAS certificate) for UK third-party providers (TPPs).

Konsentus, open banking, ASPSPs, RTS, TPP, acces to accounts, UK, FCA, eIDAS certificate

B2B Payment Solutions receives FCA AEMI approval

09 Sep 2020 | Payments General

B2B Payment Solutions has announced that the United Kingdom’s Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has granted the company an Electronic Money Institution License (AEMI).

B2B payments, IBANs, SEPA transfers, Faster Payments, FCA, PI, API, EMI, AEMI licenses

Form3, PPS, Countingup partner for UK SME banking

04 Sep 2020 | Payments General

Cloud-based payment technology provider Form3 has partnered with UK-based payments and accounting solution Countingup and PPS to help SMEs. 

Form3, PPS, Countingup, UK, SME, Banking, business current accounts, BCA, banks, accounting software, payment technology, cloud, payments, UK Faster Payments, Mastercard, FCA

sync. gets approval from FCA

02 Sep 2020 | Online & Mobile Banking

sync., the digital smart open banking app, has been given its own electronic money (e-money), Account Information and Payment Initiation Service Provider (AISP and PISP) licenses from the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA). 

sync., FCA, fintech, Open Banking, personal finance management, app

UK-based fintech BABB to offer cheaper remittances

01 Sep 2020 | Payments General

Financial Conduct Authority (FCA)-approved payment institution Bank Account Based Blockchain (BABB) has announced plans to offer better remittances to customers.

UK, fintech, BABB, Bank Account Based Blockchain, remittances, payment institution, FCA, Financial Conduct Authority, blockchain, traditional banking, third parties, peer to peer payments, P2P payments, international fundraising, banking technology, UK bank account, payment cards, banking licence

Global fintech platform Nium receives EMI licence in UK

01 Sep 2020 | Payments General

Nium, a global financial technology platform, has received the Electronic Money Institution (EMI) licence from the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) in the United Kingdom to issue e-money and provide cross-border digital payment services in the UK.

Nium, fintech, financial technology platform, Electronic Money Institution, EMI licence, FCA, UK, e-money, cross-border digital payment services

On a mission to change business banking for next-gen businesses - interview with Cashaa

28 Aug 2020 | Payments General

The Paypers sat with Janina Lowisz, Co-Founder & VP Corporate Services, Cashaa to learn what next-generation crypto friendly banking services mean

Janina Lowisz, Cashaa, cryptocurrency, crypto payments, banking, fintech, bank account, online payment processor, FCA, Bank of England, IBAN, Euro, Bitcoin

Paysend enters technology partnership with Alipay for global remittances

24 Aug 2020 | Mobile Payments

UK-based fintech company Paysend has partnered with Alipay to provide its users with a cross-border money transfer capability. 

Paysend, UK, Alipay, cross-border payments, mobile payments, e-wallet, FCA, money transfer, local payment systems, Visa, Mastercard, China Union Pay

FXPress to acquire Avila House

20 Aug 2020 | Online & Mobile Banking

Fintech FXPress has announced it will aquire Avila House, which is subject to regulatory approval.

fintech, FXPress, Avila House, transfer, regulatory, UK, Financial Conduct Authority, FCA, HMRC, payments, IBAN, Forex

Planet, 3C Payment launch digital payments service for Europe-based hospitality businesses

05 Aug 2020 | Online Payments

Payments company Planet has launched an integrated digital payments service for merchants operating across Europe in the hospitality and food and beverage sectors. 

Planet, 3C Payment, launch, digital payments, merchants, Europe, hospitality, acquiring, FCA, merchants, hospitality payments, acceptance, gateway processing, contactless payment methods, Alipay, WeChat Pay, PAX A920, payment terminal, wallet, spending behaviour, reward programmes

Samtrade FX obtains FCA licence

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

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

FCA to take over the crypto assets promotion

28 Jul 2020 | Cryptocurrencies

The UK Government has proposed to bring the promotion of crypto assets into the scope of the FCA’s existing oversight, rather than creating a new framework for these products.

UK, cryptocurrency, FCA, crypto assets, regulation, CFD

Financial Conduct Authority provides guidance for companies

17 Jul 2020 | E-invoicing, SCF & E-procurement

The FCA has published draft guidance for companies setting out its expectations for banks, building societies and credit unions when they are considering closing branches or ATMs, or converting a free to use ATM to pay to use.

UK, Financial Conduct Authority, FCA, banks, credit unions, ATM, banking

FCA sets out customer protection requirements for PSPs and e-money issuers

10 Jul 2020 | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud

In a “Dear CEO” letter the FCA has set out customer protection requirements for payment services companies including payments institutions (PIs) and e-money institutions (EMIs), to ensure that they are compliant with the regulatory obligations across six key areas.

FCA, Financial Conduct Authority, customer protection, Dear CEO, security, payments institutions, PIs, e-money institutions, EMIs, compliance, regulation, safeguarding, prudential risk management, financial crime, financial promotions, consumer communications, governance, oversight, records management, reporting

2.6 million people in the UK bought cryptocurrency

07 Jul 2020 | Cryptocurrencies

The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has estimated that 2.6 million people in the UK have bought cryptocurrency, with a significant increase in the past 12 months.

FCA, Financial Conduct Authority, cryptocurrency, UK, regulation, exchange

Crypto.com and TenX Visa cards get reactivated

02 Jul 2020 | Cryptocurrencies

Crypto.com and TenX’s Visa debit cards, issued by Wirecard Card Solutions (WCS), have been reactivated.

Crypto.com, TenX, FCA, crypto, Visa debit cards, spending cryptocurrency, FCA, Wirecard, WCS, UK

TransferWise obtains FCA license for digital wealth

01 Jul 2020 | Payments General

UK-based payments provider TransferWise has secured an FCA license for regulated investment activities, announcing plans to enter the digital wealth management space.

TransferWise, FCA license, digital wealth, payments, regulated investment, FSCS, Nutmeg, MoneyBox, Wealthify, Moneyfarm, banking service, debit card, borderless account