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SEBA Bank starts accepting Bitcoin Cash and USD Coin

News | Cryptocurrencies | 20 Nov 2020

SEBA Bank, a FINMA licenced Swiss Bank, has started accepting two new digital currencies to its digital ecosystem: Bitcoin Cash and USD Coin.

SEBA Bank, FINMA licenced Swiss Bank, Bitcoin Cash, USD Coin, stablecoin, cryptocurrency, Switzerland

SumUp obtains e-money licence from the Central Bank of Ireland

News | Payments General | 10 Nov 2020

Global payments service provider SumUp has received a new e-money licence from the Central Bank of Ireland, the country's financial services regulator.

SumUp, e-money licence, Central Bank of Ireland, payments

TerraPay obtains money services business licence to enable remittances from Canada

News | Payments General | 27 Oct 2020

Netherlands-based global payments infrastructure company TerraPay has secured its MSB registration from the Financial Transactions and Reports Analysis Centre of Canada (FINTRAC), reports Electronic Payments International.

TerraPay, licence, remittances, Canada, cross-border payments, money transfer

The Central Bank of Ireland grants Modulr an EMI licence

News | Payments General | 21 Oct 2020

UK and Ireland-based fintech Modulr has secured an electronic money institution (EMI) licence from the Central Bank of Ireland for its Dublin-based entity, Modulr FS Europe Limited (638002), (hereafter referred to as Modulr Europe).

The Central Bank of Ireland, Modulr, EMI, electronic money institution, licence, fintech, payments

AppotaPay receives payment intermediary license from the State Bank of Vietnam

News | Online Payments | 14 Oct 2020

Vietnam-based online payment portal AppotaPay has announced that it has received a payment intermediary license from the State Bank of Vietnam.

AppotaPay, Vietnam, payments licence, payments, digital wallet, e-wallet, payment gateway

Monument receives UK banking licence from the Prudential Regulatory Authority

News | Online & Mobile Banking | 09 Oct 2020

Digital bank Monument has been granted a banking licence from the Prudential Regulation Authority and the Financial Conduct Authority.

Monument, UK, digital banking, banking licence, Prudential Regulation Authority, Financial Conduct Authority

UAE and international companies apply for digital banking licences with ADGM

News | Online & Mobile Banking | 11 Sep 2020

The Abu Dhabi Global Market has received interest from several companies in the UAE, the Middle East and Asia-Pacific to establish digital banks in the emirate’s international financial free zone.

Abu Dhabi Global Market, digital banks, banking licence

TransferMate expands North American regulation with Mexico licence approval

News | Online Payments | 08 Sep 2020

Cross-border B2B technology payments provider TransferMate has secured a new payments licence in Mexico.

National Banking and Securities Commission, TransferMate, remittance, online money transfer, online payments, money licence, e-money licence, payment technology, Mexico, Latin America

UK-based fintech BABB to offer cheaper remittances

News | Payments General | 01 Sep 2020

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

News | Payments General | 01 Sep 2020

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

Crypto exchange OSL to receive green lights from Hong Kong regulator

News | Cryptocurrencies | 24 Aug 2020

OSL Digital Securities, a Hong Kong-based cryptocurrency exchange, has received a landmark approval-in-principal from the Securities and Futures Commission (SFC).

OSL Digital Securities, crypto exchange, licence, Honk Kong, AML, KYC, digital assets

APRA to resume issuing new banking licences

News | E-invoicing, SCF & E-procurement | 12 Aug 2020

The Australian Prudential Regulation Authority (APRA) has announced it will resume issuing new banking licences in September 2020.

APRA, banking, banking licence, Australian Prudential Regulation Authority, Australia, regulator

Viva Wallet acquires banking licence of Praxia Bank

News | Online & Mobile Banking | 05 Aug 2020

Viva Wallet has acquired the banking license of Praxia Bank after the completion of the share purchase agreement with AMC Oak.

Europe, fintech, Viva Wallet, banking, banking licence, Praxia Bank, AMC Oak, loans, ecommerce, partnership, WooCommerce, Pan-European, payments, merchants, IBAN, BIN, debit cards, cards

DayTek Capital receives Australian banking licence

News | Online & Mobile Banking | 04 Aug 2020

Australia-based neobank DayTek Capital has been awarded an Australian Financial Services Licence (AFSL) by the Australian Securities and Investments Commission

Australia, challenger bank, banks, DayTek Capital, banking, banking licence, neobank, Australian Financial Services Licence, AFSL, Australian Securities, Investments Commission, Infinity, cards, fintech, Restricted Authorised Deposit Taking Institution Licence, RADI, Australian Financial Compensation Scheme, Australian Federal, Qeensland State

Varo Money gains full regulatory approval to become a national bank

News | Payments General | 04 Aug 2020

Varo Money has been granted its national bank charter from the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC).

Varo Money, Varo Bank, financial app, financial services, fintech, US, technology, banking licence, Bancorp Bank

WeLab Bank launches virtual bank services

News | Online & Mobile Banking | 03 Aug 2020

WeLab Bank has launched of virtual banking services, making it the third virtual bank in Hong Kong to do this.

WeLab Bank, banks, banking, virtual banking, virtual banks, Hong Kong, banking licence, Hong Kong Monetary Authority, HKMA, fintech, Fintech Supervisory Sandbox, debit cards, cards, payments, Faster Payment System, numberless card, Mastercard

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

News | Payments General | 16 Jul 2020

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

China approves JPMorgan's fully foreign-owned futures business

News | Payments General | 22 Jun 2020

China has approved JPMorgan’s application to operate the first fully foreign-owned futures business, according to Reuters.

JPMorgan, futures, banking, China, payments licence, banking licence, US, China, payments

UK consumers confirm shift towards digital identity during lockdown likely to be permanent

News | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud | 19 Jun 2020

Results from Nomidio’s State of Identity 2020 Analysis have revealed that 84% of respondents increased their use of digital services because of social distancing measures.

digital identity, UK, Nomidio, loan, banking, identity verification, identity proofing, passports, driving licence,

Recognise, ClearBank announce partnership

News | Online & Mobile Banking | 16 Jun 2020

UK-based SME banking entrant Recognise has selected ClearBank as its banking partner for API implementation. 

Recognise, ClearBank, API, SME, UK, banking, City of London Group, financial services, SME sector, savings, banking licence, Mambu, banking platform, cloud