Articles with tag like: financial regulator

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In the light of the Wirecard scandal, Germany to replace BaFin's chief

News | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud | 01 Feb 2021

Amid criticism over the BaFin’s, Germany's financial regulator, handling of the Wirecard fraud scandal, the head of Germany's financial regulator will leave his post.

BaFin, Wirecard, fraud, scandal, financial regulator, Germany, payments

Nordigen obtains payment license from Latvia's financial regulator

News | Payments General | 28 Jul 2020

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

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

News | Cryptocurrencies | 15 Jul 2020

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

The Financial Conduct Authority fines Commerzbank for money-laundering failings

News | Payments General | 19 Jun 2020

The UK’s financial regulator has fined Commerzbank EUR 42 million for money-laundering failures, including an ‘out-of-control’ system for checking clients.

Commerzbank, money-laundering, UK, financial regulator, Financial Conduct Authority, FCA, Germany, transactions

Potential ML breaches in Australia reported by HSBC

News | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud | 09 Apr 2020

HSBC has reported itself to Australia's financial regulator for possible breaches of AML rules, the bank disclosed in a regulatory filing by its Australian subsidiary.

HSBC, money laundering, breaches, Australia, financial regulator, AML, bank, financial institutions, UK, financial crime, regulators

Fintech startup Chip receives FCA authorisation

News | Payments General | 25 Mar 2020

UK-based fintech Chip has announced that it has been approved by the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) as an Authorised Payment Institution.

chip, FCA, Financial Conduct Authority, Authorised Payment Institution, fintech, financial technology, online payments, payments service provider, UK, United Kingdom, financial regulator

Neufund receives approval from Liechtenstein regulator to roll out token offerings

News | Cryptocurrencies | 16 Sep 2019

Neufund has begun launching public offerings on its tokenised equity platform after receiving clearance from a financial regulator in Liechtenstein.

Neufund, tokens, cryptocurrency, Liechtenstein regulator, equity platform, financial regulator, ICO

Trezeo receives regulatory approval from the FCA in the UK.

News | Payments General | 09 Jul 2018

Ireland-based gig economy fintech Trezeo has received authorisation from the Financial Conduct Authority, the UK’s financial regulator.

Trezeo, Financial Conduct Authority, UK, financial regulator, regulation, London, Ireland, National Digital Research Centre, gig economy