Articles with tag like: regulator

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China's bank regulator tightens requirements on banks' internet loan businesses

News | Payments General | 22 Feb 2021

China’s bank regulator has tightened requirements on the internet loan business of commercial banks.

loans, Commercial Bank, regulator, China, BNPL, Ant Group

Thailand's SEC to hold a public hearing on qualifications for new crypto investors

News | Cryptocurrencies | 18 Feb 2021

Thailand’s Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has announced plans to hold a public hearing to decide what qualifications should be imposed on retail investors opening new cryptocurrency trading accounts.

regulator, cryptocurrency, cryptocurrency investment, Bitcoin, financial risk, SEC

Goldman Sachs to comply with AML rules, BaFin rules

News | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud | 08 Feb 2021

Germany-based financial watchdog BaFin has ordered Goldman Sachs’ Europe-based arm to comply with rules to prevent money laundering and terrorist financing, according to riskscreen.com.

BaFin, Goldman Sachs, AML, money laundering, regulator, Germany, financial watchdog, terrorist financing, KYC, Know Your Customer

Robinhood removes trading restrictions on stocks, including GameStop

News | Payments General | 05 Feb 2021

Online brokerage app Robinhood has removed temporary trading restrictions on all stocks, including GameStop and AMC, according to Reuters.

Robinhood, stock trading, trading, GameStop, online brokerage, app, AMC, US Treasury Secretary, Investor, financial market, regulator

Ant Group to restructure as financial holding company

News | Payments General | 05 Feb 2021

Ant Group has reached a restructuring agreement with the Chinese regulator to turn the fintech firm into a financial holding company.

Ant Group, China, restructuring, regulator, banking, holding company, nationalise

Australia-based securities regulator hit by cybersecurity breach

News | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud | 25 Jan 2021

Australia’s securities regulator ASIC has declared a cybersecurity breach at a server it used to transfer files including credit licence applications, according to Reuters.

Australia, ASIC, securities, regulator, cybersecurity, cyberattack, cybercrime, US, Accellion, New Zealand, central bank, credit licence

Central Bank of Kenya releases plan to implement Open Banking

News | Online & Mobile Banking | 13 Jan 2021

The Central Bank of Kenya (CBK) has released a draft document outlining a five-year digitalisation plan to modernise the country’s domestic payment landscape, according to fintechnews.ae

Kenya Central Bank, Open Banking, CBK, digitalisation, payment, regulator, API, Development, API specifications

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