Articles with tag: finma

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SEBA Bank, Lightnet Group partner for joint venture

25 Aug 2020 | Payments General

Switzerland-based FINMA licensed SEBA Bank has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Lightnet, a Singapore-based fintech company.

SEBA Bank, Lightnet Group, joint venture, Switzerland, FINMA, SEBA Bank, Memorandum of Understanding, Lightnet, Singapore, fintech, settlements, remittances, fiat currencies, settlement banking network, account, custodian, digital currencies, MTOs, money transfer operators, unbanked, fragmentation

SEBA Bank to offer asset securitisation on the public Corda Network using DASL

16 Jul 2020 | Payments General

SEBA Bank, a FINMA licenced Swiss Bank, has announced plans to team up Digital Asset Shared Ledger (DASL), a liquidity network for digital assets.

SEBA Bank, FINMA licence, Swiss Bank, Switzerland, digital assets, Corda, Digital Asset Shared Ledger, DASL, tokenisation

Switzerland-based YAPEAL partners with Marqeta for digital wallet

09 Jul 2020 | Payments General

Fintech startup YAPEAL has launched a new digital wallet, powered by US-based Marqeta’s card issuing platform. 

YAPEAL, Marqeta, Switzerland, US, United States, digital wallet, fintech, startup, card issuing platform, fintech license, FINMA, Visa, debit card, personal finance, Google Pay, Apple Pay, Samsung Pay, token

Neobank Yapeal launches its business

07 Jul 2020 | Online & Mobile Banking

Switzerland-based neobank Yapeal has launched its business, based on its digital wallet. 

Switzerland, neobank, Yapeal, digital wallet, fintech, Finma, US, Visa, debit cards, cards, banks, mobile app

FX trading, forex licensing, and fraud - Exclusive interview with Cyprus Securities and Exchange Commission

18 May 2020 | Payments General

Demetra Kalogerou, Chairwoman of Cyprus Securities and Exchange Commission, discusses CySEC `s mission, the process of licensing forex brokers, forex scams, payments, and how Covid-19 is impacting the FX trading and crypto industry

CySEC, Demetra Kalogerou, forex brokers, forex scams, payments, FX trading, licensing, covid-19, regulations, legislation, supervision, policymaking, CIF, FCA, FINMA, investors, funds, money laundering, terrorist financing, foreign exchange market

Falcon Private Bank to exit private banking in 2021

13 May 2020 | Payments General

Switzerland-based Falcon Private Bank has changed its name after confirming it will cease its core activities in 2021 after a strategic review of the business.

Switzerland, private banks, banks, banking, Falcon Private Bank, Swiss Financial Market Supervisory Authority, Finma, Monetary Authority of Singapore, MAS, Singapore, 1MDB, money-laundering

Apian raises EUR 11.5 mln in Series A funding

06 May 2020 | Online & Mobile Banking

Switzerland-based challenger bank, Alpian, has closed a Series A funding round worth EUR 11.5 million. 

Switzerland, fintech, startup, Apian, challenger bank, banking license, Swiss Financial Market Supervisory Authority, FINMA, digital, disruptive technology

Digital bank Yapeal receives fintech license in Switzerland

18 Mar 2020 | Online & Mobile Banking

Digital bank Yapeal has received the first fintech license in Switzerland.

Financial Market Supervisory Authority, Yapeal, digital bank, Switzerland, Swiss Parliament, fintech, financial technology, FINMA

FINMA sanctions the Swiss bank for corruption

24 Feb 2020 | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud

Switzerland-based Financial Market Authority (FINMA) has banned Julius Baer Bank, a Swiss multinational private bank, from conducting any significant acquisitions.

Swiss Bank, sanction, corruption, Switzerland, FINMA, banks, AML, PDVSA, KYC, irregularities, data, breaches, financial services, transactions

FINMA releases anti-money laundering rules to blockchain providers

27 Aug 2019 | Cryptocurrencies

The Swiss Financial Market Supervisory Authority (FINMA) has published guidance on how it applies anti-money laundering rules to financial services providers in the area of blockchain tech.

money laundering, financial crime, blockchain, anonymity, Swiss Financial Market Supervisory Authority, FINMA, Switzerland

Broadridge adopts SWIFT GPI for cross-border payments

22 Mar 2019 | Payments General

US-based Broadridge Financial Solutions has integrated SWIFT’s GPI for its corporate clients to enhance end-to-end tracking of cross-border payments.

Broadridge, SWIFT, SWIFT GPI, FinMApp, GPI, US, North America, cross-border payments, B2B Payments, B2B cross-border payments, end-to-end tracking,

FINMA: Crypto trading should be treated as high risk

06 Nov 2018 | Cryptocurrencies

Switzerland\s Financial Market Supervisory Authority (FINMA) has released some guidance for banks wanting to trade in crypto assets.

Financial Market Supervisory Authority, FINMA, cryptocurrency, crypto trading, banks, digital assets, Switzerland