Articles with tag: regulator

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Facebook's Libra to launch in January 2021: CoinDesk Report

News | Cryptocurrencies | 27 Nov 2020

Facebook’s stablecoin, Libra might get off the ground as early as January 2021, albeit in a more limited format than the original multi-currency basket envisioned, according to CoinDesk.

LibraUSD, LibraEUR, LibraGBP, LibraSGD, Libra, Facebook, stablecoins, regulators

API monetisation: making a success of Open Banking

Voice of the Industry | Online & Mobile Banking | 10 Nov 2020

Kunal Jhanji, partner at BCG, discusses API monetisation and how Open Banking can deliver commercial outcomes for all industry players

BCG, Kunal Jhanji, API, Open Banking, Open Finance, standardisation, banks, PSD2, data sharing, fintech, payments, API monetisation, regulators, TPPs, API-as-a-service, KYC, onboarding, premium API,

ESMA finds deficiencies in BaFin supervision of Wirecard's financial reporting

News | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud | 04 Nov 2020

The European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA), the EU’s securities markets regulator, has published the results of its Fast Track Peer Review which involved Wirecard and BaFin.

ESMA, BaFin, Wirecard, supervision, EU, securities markets regulator, Fast Track Peer Review, FREP, GLEFI, financial reporting

FRA issues controls for licensing SME finance companies

News | E-invoicing, SCF & E-procurement | 04 Nov 2020

The Financial Regulatory Authority (FRA) has issued licensing rules and procedures for companies wishing to engage in financing activities of small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs), according to Daily News Egypt.

Financial Regulatory Authority, SMEs, licensing, financing

The Cayman Islands create regulatory framework for VASPs

News | Cryptocurrencies | 03 Nov 2020

The Cayman Islands, an autonomous British Overseas Territory in the Caribbean, has announced it is building a regulatory framework for virtual asset service providers (VASPs).

Cayman Islands, VASPs, regulatory framework, virtual asset service providers

SEON partners with DevCode Identity to help keep fraudsters out

News | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud | 16 Oct 2020

SEON has partnered with DevCode Identity to help iGaming companies prevent fraudsters from signing up during the customer onboarding process.

SEON, DevCode Identity, iGaming, fraudsters, customer onboarding, fraud prevention, digital footprints, merchants, KYC, regulatory sanctions

Acuant's Ozone now available on mobile

News | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud | 15 Oct 2020

US-based identity verification systems provider Acuant has announced that its Ozone document verification solution is now available on mobile applications.

Acuant, Ozone, identity verification system, document verification, regtech, regulatory compliance, onboarding, DTC

FIMBank, Fiserv partner for strengthening financial crime risk management

News | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud | 14 Oct 2020

Malta-based FIMBank has partnered with fintech Fiserv to enhance its financial crime risk management (FCRM) capabilities.

FIMBank, Fiserv, financial crime, risk management, FCRM, fintech, Malta, bank, regulatory requirements, fraud, FIMBank Group, AML, internal fraud support, AML Risk Manager, Watch List Manager, KYC, customer risk, risk scoring, transaction monitoring, SWIFT

EBA to gradually stop loan repayments guidelines

News | Payments General | 22 Sep 2020

The European Banking Authority (EBA) has made plans to phase out its Guidelines on legislative and non-legislative payment moratoria in accordance with its end of September 2020 deadline.  

EBA, Europe, legislative loan repayments, non-legislative loan repayments, guidelines, payment moratoria, European Banking Authority, covid-19, pandemic, regulatory framework, banks, loans

BlackRock, Temasek, and CCB secure joint wealth venture approval in China

News | Payments General | 24 Aug 2020

US-based asset manager BlackRock, Singapore-based state investor Temasek Holdings, and China-based CCB have obtained China’s approval for a wealth management joint venture.

BlackRock, Temasek, CCB, joint wealth venture, China, China Banking and Insurance Regulatory Commission, CBIRC, asset manager, state investor, bank, wealth management, financial market, foreign companies, fund managers, restrictions, foreign banks

FXPress to acquire Avila House

News | Online & Mobile Banking | 20 Aug 2020

Fintech FXPress has announced it will aquire Avila House, which is subject to regulatory approval.

fintech, FXPress, Avila House, transfer, regulatory, UK, Financial Conduct Authority, FCA, HMRC, payments, IBAN, Forex

Marqeta adds 3DS to its platform, providing customisable authentication

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

Marqeta has released its new 3DS solution, Marqeta 3D Secure, which will help card issuers meet regulatory requirements under the PSD2.

Marqeta, 3DS, Marqeta 3D Secure, card issuers, regulatory requirements, PSD2, cardholders, cardholder authentication, online fraud, Visa 2.2. Standards, CNP, Visa, Mastercard, SCA, online transactions, COVID-19, identity management, fraud protection

FIS integrates ClearEdge solution

News | Online & Mobile Banking | 19 Aug 2020

 

FIS has announced a subscription-based core banking solution that speeds and simplifies access to the technology banks need to serve the needs of their customers.

FIS, technology, banks, ClearEdge, banking, payments, digital, regulatory, SLA, service level agreement

NymCard receives in-principle approval from FSRA

News | Cards | 18 Aug 2020

NymCard, an UAE-based card issuing and processing platform has received in-principle approval (IPA) from the Financial Services Regulatory Authority (FSRA).

Abu Dhabi, fintech, NymCard, cards, FSRA, UAE, in-principle approval, IPA, Financial Services Regulatory Authority, payments, currency, exchange, financial, Visa, Mastercard, Western Union

China-based P2P lenders report USD 115 bln in losses due to scams

News | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud | 17 Aug 2020

Peer to peer (P2P) investors based in China have reported losses of over USD 115 billion in unpaid debt, due to failed lending platforms.

China, P2P lending, lenders, P2P lenders, scams, losses, unpaid debt, lending platforms, Chinese Banking Regulatory Commission, regulators, funds, investigations, scammers, fraudulent schemes

Holvi leaves UK following Brexit and Covid-19 uncertainty

News | Online & Mobile Banking | 13 Aug 2020

Finland-based challenger bank Holvi has announced plans to officially exit the UK market on 31 October 2020, a date that echoes the UK’s initial departure date from the EU. 

Holvi, UK, United Kingdom, Brexit, covid19, EU, coronavirus, regulatory landscape, fintech, Mastercard, Holvi accounts, SME, digital bank, challenger bank, Finland, Berlin, Helsinki

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

UK regulator stops the merge between FNZ and GBST

News | E-invoicing, SCF & E-procurement | 07 Aug 2020

The UK Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) has provisionally blocked the merger of suppliers of retail investment platform solutions, FNZ and GBST.

UK, regulator, FNZ, GBST, Competition and Markets Authority, CMA, supplier, retail, imvestment, software, data

Metro Bank acquires RateSetter

News | Payments General | 04 Aug 2020

Metro Bank has announced its intention to purchase peer-to-peer lender RateSetter for up to USD 15.6 million.

Metro Bank, banks, P2P, lender, RateSetter, UK, regulators, loans, Australia

Gresham announces acquisition of Inforalgo

News | Online & Mobile Banking | 29 Jul 2020

Gresham Technologies (Gresham), the fintech in reconciliations, banking integration and cash management solutions, has announced the acquisition of Inforalgo.

Gresham Technologies, fintech, banking, cash management, acquisition, Inforalgo, regulatory reporting