Articles with tag: government

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Pakistan launches government-run digital payments system

News | Online Payments | 12 Jan 2021

Pakistan has announced a new government-run digital payment system aimed at boosting financial inclusion and government revenue.

Raast, Pakistan, Asia, digital payments, financial inclusion, State Bank of Pakistan, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, government payments, merchants

Nucleus Commercial Finance to lend GBP 200 mln via CBILS

News | Payments General | 06 Jan 2021

UK-based alternative lender fintech Nucleus Commercial Finance has pledged to lend GBP 200 mln to SMEs through the government-backed Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan Scheme (CBILS).

Nucleus Commercial Finance, UK, CBILS, alternative lender, lending, fintech, coronavirus, government backed loan, loan scheme

US passes new AML whistleblower law

News | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud | 04 Jan 2021

In the US, The AML Act has been added as a major section of the National Defense Authorization Act and has become law pursuant to Congress’ override of President Trump’s veto.

US, law, AML, Dodd-Frank Act, whistleblower, government, banks, credit unions, IRS

Germany to allow blockchain technology in transacting securities

News | E-invoicing, SCF & E-procurement | 23 Dec 2020

Germany’s cabinet has approved legislation that authorises the use of blockchain technology in transacting securities.

Germany, blockchain, security, crypto securities, electronic securities, government

More than half of Europeans don't trust public authorities with their data

News | Payments General | 21 Dec 2020

61% of Europeans don’t trust public authorities with their data, according to Reboot Online.

Reboot Online, data, data privacy, study, state governments, local governments, police

New guidance on invoice usage in Vietnam

News | E-invoicing, SCF & E-procurement | 14 Dec 2020

Vietnam’s government has issued Decree 123/2020/ND-CP on invoices and documents to consolidate regulations on invoice usage and settle the difference among these regulations, according to lexology.com.

Vietnam, government, guidance, invoice, e-invoice, regulation, decree, ecommerce, trading, insurance

UK government to promote British fintechs with foreign outreach

News | Online & Mobile Banking | 14 Dec 2020

The UK government has planned to take a proactive role in promoting the interests of British fintechs on the international stage, according to fintechmagazine.com.

UK, fintech, government, foreign outreach, Leading Edge, banks, regtech, RPA, AI, Singapore

UK government provides financial help to businesses after Brexit

News | E-invoicing, SCF & E-procurement | 08 Dec 2020

The UK government has announced that it will offer extra financial help to businesses to help them cover their costs after Brexit.

UK, government, trade finance, scf, Brexit, trade, loans, EU, UKEF, guarantee, lenders, banks

India e-invoices mandatory for businesses over INR 100 crones in sales

News | E-invoicing, SCF & E-procurement | 11 Nov 2020

The Indian government has made the electronic invoice (e-invoice) mandatory from 1 January 2021 for businesses with more than INR 100 crore in sales, down from INR 500 crores.

India, e-invoice, GST, SCF, tax, invoice finance, electronic invoicing, government, e-invoicing standard

Taobao Taiwan shuts its ecommerce site

News | Ecommerce | 16 Oct 2020

Taobao Taiwan has shut its ecommerce site after the government ordered the company to re-register as China-backed or leave the island.

Taobao, Taiwan, ecommerce, government, shut down, merchants, Alibaba

Acuant's facial recognition software receives iBeta compliance

News | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud | 12 Oct 2020

US-based provider of identity verification Acuant has announced that its FaceID tool has received PAD Level 1 and Level 2 compliance by iBeta, by ISO/IEC 30107-3 standards.

Acuant, identity verification, digital identity, fraud prevention, FaceID, PAD Level 1, PAD Level 2 compliance, iBeta compliance, ISO/IEC 30107-3 standard, US, United States, Acuant FaceID Standard, FaceID Government, biometric facial recognition

Australia establishes Commonwealth e-invoicing deadline

News | E-invoicing, SCF & E-procurement | 02 Oct 2020

The Australian government has announced a AUD 3.6 million push to make electronic invoicing mandatory for all Australia's Commonwealth agencies by July 1, 2022. 

Australia, Commonwealth, e-invoicing, government, electronic invoicing, Digital Business Plan, Singapore, New Zealand, Peppol, e-invoicing standard, invoice exchange, accounting systems, approved access points, Singapore Government, Peppol Access Points

Australian Government announces digital ID plan to boost economic recovery

News | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud | 29 Sep 2020

The Australian Government has announced dedicating USD 800 million in spending to support businesses to increase their digital capability.

The Australian Government, Australia, Digital ID, MyGovID, Australian Business Number, GST, digital readiness assessment, fraud protection, fraud prevention, digital identity

The UK Chancelor of the Exchequer extends CBILS

News | Payments General | 28 Sep 2020

The UK’s Chancelor of the Exchequer has reported intentions to extend the government loan schemes that have been helping SMEs stay afloat throughout the coronavirus pandemic. 

UK, Chancelor of the Exchequer, CBILS, government loan schemes, SMEs, coronavirus, pandemic, financial aid, fintechs, alternative lenders, accredited lenders, banks, CLBILS, Bounce Back Loans, loans, Future Fund, convertible loans, repayment, Pay As You Grow

ClearBank, Tide partner to grant GBP 25 mln to SMEs

News | Payments General | 23 Sep 2020

Cloud-native clearing bank ClearBank and UK-based business banking platform Tide have been awarded GBP 25 million to help UK-based SMEs grow after the coronavirus pandemic.

ClearBank, Tide, SMEs, UK, United Kingdom, grant, award, clearing bank, business banking platform, coronavirus, pandemic, financial support, Brexit, government, digital services, open banking, funding, debt, equity, digital payments, business development

Govt bootcamp to prep 30 startups to give SMEs a digital leg up

News | E-invoicing, SCF & E-procurement | 22 Sep 2020

The government has announced that it will hold a three-week bootcamp for 30 selected startups that can provide services like supply chain and finance management for small and medium enterprises (SME).

Supply chain and finance, SMEs, Government

Credit Sesame uses digital banking platform Sesame Cash to roll out cash back offers

News | Online & Mobile Banking | 09 Sep 2020

US-based credit service company Credit Sesame has launched Cash Back Offers from Sesame Cash, the company’s digital banking platform. 

Credit Sesame, digital banking, Sesame Cash, platform, cash back, credit service, debit card, rewards, financial hardship, government programme, smart bill pay, mobile device protection, US, United States

Digital transformation: what you are is more interesting than who you are

Voice of the Industry | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud | 07 Sep 2020

Adam Cooper, ID Crowd, explains why ‘digital identity needs to be the key that unlocks access to trusted data’

Adam Cooper, ID Crowd, digital identity, trusted data, pandemic, transactions, bank account, eKYC, know your customer, KYC, government, fraud

Dubai SME introduces smart dashboards to promote procurement programme

News | E-invoicing, SCF & E-procurement | 01 Sep 2020

Dubai SME has introduced two smart dashboards to enable local startups to benefit from the Government Procurement Programme.

Dubai SME, smart dashboard, procurement, Government Procurement Programme, startup, SME, local economy, supplier, government, GPP, UAE, equity, Emirati, companies, Dubai Government tenders

UK-based lenders support 1.2 mln businesses amid pandemic

News | Payments General | 12 Aug 2020

UK-based lenders have provided support to over 1.2 million businesses through government-backed loan schemes, according to HM Treasury statistics. 

UK, United Kingdom, SMEs, lenders, loan, pandemic, government-backed loans, loan schemes, BBLS, CBILS, funding, small businesses, coronavirus, large businesses