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Standard Life and Moneyhub to deliver commercial pensions dashboard

News | Online & Mobile Banking | 25 Sep 2023

Standard Life has chosen Moneyhub’s customisable, white label pensions dashboard to deliver its now commercial pensions dashboard.

artificial intelligence, partnership, wealth management, FCA, API

Clear Junction acquires crypto asset company Altalix

News | Cryptocurrencies | 04 Sep 2023

UK-based payment solutions company Clear Junction has acquired UK-based provider of fiat-to-crypto gateway solutions Altalix.

digital assets, acquisition, FCA, cryptocurrency, compliance, fintech, EMI licence

Unique challenges for payments firms as Consumer Duty goes live

Voice of the Industry | Payments General | 08 Aug 2023

Andrew Neeson, Managing Editor & Research Director at Vixio Regulatory Intelligence, offers his expert advice on the new Consumer Duty rules.

FCA, regulation, payments , Consumer Duty

UK crypto, stablecoin rules pass into law

News | Cryptocurrencies | 30 Jun 2023

The UK has passed a bill that gives regulators the power to supervise crypto and stablecoins.

cryptocurrency, regulation, compliance, stablecoin, FCA

FCA keeps pursuing unregistered crypto ATMs in the UK

News | Cryptocurrencies | 05 May 2023

The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has used its powers to check sites in Exeter, Nottingham, and Sheffield suspected of hosting illegal crypto ATMs.

FCA, AML, ATM, cryptocurrency, financial crime

LHV secures UK banking licence from the PRA

News | Online & Mobile Banking | 03 May 2023

UK-based LHV Bank has been authorised as a credit institution by the Prudential Regulation Authority (PRA).

banking license, SMEs, lending, banking, FCA, regulation

Ryft secures FCA licence

News | Online & Mobile Banking | 11 Apr 2023

Payments provider Ryft has secured its UK Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) licence and will begin to operate as regulated payment facilitation.

regulation, banking license, compliance, FCA, online banking, digital banking, mobile banking

Griffin to officially start operating as a bank

News | Online & Mobile Banking | 07 Mar 2023

UK-based banking-as-a-service provider Griffin has received its authorisation from the PRA and the FCA to operate as a bank, with certain restrictions.

FCA, online banking, digital banking, BaaS, digital onboarding

Payoneer receives EMI license from UK's FCA

News | Online Payments | 20 Feb 2023

US-based financial technology company Payoneer has received an Electronic Money License (EMI) from the UK’S Financial Conduct Authority (FCA).

expansion, EMI licence, FCA, compliance, online payments, digital payments, ecommerce, cross-border payments

New regulation to hit the BNPL market in Britain

News | Online Payments | 14 Feb 2023

Britain has planned to set out draft legislation to regulate Buy Now, Pay Later credit, saying the sector posed potential harm to consumers without strong affordability checks.

BNPL, FCA, regulation, compliance, lending

Trustly announces acquisition of Ecospend with FCA approval

News | Online & Mobile Banking | 27 Jan 2023

Global payments platform for digital A2A transactions, Trustly, has announced it acquired UK-based Open Banking payments platform Ecospend, following FCA approval.

acquisition, account-to-account payment, digital banking, FCA, regulation, regulatory sandbox, online payments, bank transfer, credit card, debit card, card scheme, cross-border payments, Open Banking, Open Banking payments

Yapily partners with Certua to augment life insurance with Open Banking

News | Online & Mobile Banking | 30 Nov 2022

UK-based Open Banking infrastructure Yapily has teamed up with insurance platform Certua to simplify applying for and managing life insurance.

Open Banking, embedded finance, insurance, FCA, partnership

UK's Financial Conduct Authority warns about trading apps gamification

News | Online & Mobile Banking | 24 Nov 2022

The UK’s FCA has warned against the gamification of trading apps as these can lead to users taking on more risk and making poor investments.

gambling, FCA, regulation, trading platform, investment

The eKYC tightrope - the balancing act between customer experience and fraud deterrence

Voice of the Industry | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud | 03 Oct 2022

CEO of ComplyCube, Dr. Tarek Nechma shares with The Paypers how can modern eKYC solutions offer superior user experience and minimise unnecessary friction.

eKYC, fraud detection, cybercrime, AML, regulation, KYC, FCA, digital identity, biometric authentication, financial crime

ePayments to cease operations after anti-crime controls probe

News | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud | 14 Sep 2022

UK-based electronic payments company ePayments Systems has started closing after years of being under regulatory scrutiny.

FCA, EMI licence, regulation, fraud prevention, digital payments

Revolut eyed by UK regulators for audit flaws

News | Online & Mobile Banking | 05 Sep 2022

Europe-based digital banking platform Revolut has reportedly been under pressure from its auditors to improve internal controls after UK-based regulators found flaws in the bank’s auditing accounts.

fintech, regulation, regulatory sandbox, FCA, mobile banking, online banking, online bank, digital banking, cryptocurrency, banking license, report

Regulations, the double-edged sword for the BNPL space

Voice of the Industry | Online Payments | 14 Jul 2022

Given the upcoming regulation changes, should BNPLs be worried? Adriana Ellice-Flint from receeve discusses this in detail.

BNPL, lending, regulation, FCA, PSD2

StormPay launches payment offering for businesse

News | Online Payments | 13 Jul 2022

UK-based fintech StormPay has announced it has signed a distributorship agreement with Electronic Money Institution (EMI) Safenetpay.

partnership, SMEs, SME lending, cross-border payments, financing , financial inclusion, fintech, FCA, regulation

Wirex launches Mastercard debit card and new features in the UK

News | Mobile Payments | 24 Jun 2022

UK-based digital payments platform Wirex has revealed a variety of features for new and existing customers in the UK, following dialogue with the FCA.

Wirex, FCA, MasterCard, digital payments, cross-border payments, product upgrade

New BNPL regulation in the UK to protect million

News | Online Payments | 20 Jun 2022

The Government of the United Kingdom has announced in June 2022 a new plan to grow the country’s economy to tackle the cost of living, including new regulation to protect millions from the potentially negative aspects of local BNPL service providers.

BNPL, regulation, FCA, financial inclusion, financial institutions, P2P lending