US Federal Reserve names 22 payments, security leaders for newly-launched anti-fraud initiative

The US Federal Reserve has picked 22 payments industry leaders and online fraud specialists as the launch members of its latest initiative help improve the US payment system.

TCV names fintech, software, IT specialist Ansari as latest general partner

Tech investment major TCV has promoted long-serving software, fintech and IT exec Nari Ansari to general partner.

InsurTech bolsters team with former Lloyd’s executive

Former Canopius corporate development head Sally Coryn has joined InsurTech company iX Technology Group as executive chair.

Andreessen Horowitz launches $300m crypto fund, alongside new general partner hire

Andreessen Horowitz has launched a new $300m venture fund that will invest into crypto companies and protocols.

RegTech adoption should not be pinned solely on regulators

The adoption of RegTech should not be pinned solely on regulators, more funding is needed from policymakers and legislators, according to panellists at the...

Idinvest brings in former Balderton principal Debock

European SME investor Idinvest Partners has brought in former Balderton Capital and XAnge Private Equity venture capitalist Nicolas Debock as an investment director.

How ADGM’s Financial Services Regulatory Authority is embracing FinTech

The Financial Services Regulatory Authority (FSRA) of Abu Dhabi Global Market has been embracing innovation, growth and FinTech, but remains alert and cautious of potential technology risks according to CEO Richard Teng.

RegTech and dialogue with regulators are the key to compliance

Adopting RegTech and opening dialogue with regulators are both vital in helping the financial services industry achieve compliance according to Subas Roy, partner at Oliver Wyman.

Oak HC/FT brings in Feedzai CEO Sebastiao as FinTech team senior advisor

Specialist venture capital investor Oak HC/FT has brought in Feedzai co-founder and CEO Nuno Sebastiao as a senior advisor for its fintech team.

Konsentus expands team with UK Faster Payments chairman

Konsentus, a newly founded RegTech company, has expanded its team with the hire of Nick Caplan, chairman of UK Faster Payments.

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Check out the FinTech and RegTech firms picked for Plug and Play Japan’s latest...

An eclectic group of startups from around the world has been chosen to take part in Plug and Play Japan’s winter and spring batch.

The Swedish central bank to test its digital defences against the EU’s TIBER-EU cybersecurity...

The Riksbank may be the world’s oldest central bank, but it is still recognising the evolving threats it has to deal with.

Researchers fooled facial recognition software in payment kiosks with a mask

All it takes to fool facial recognition software is to put on a printed mask, according to new research.

FinTech Fincera’s CEO detained by Chinese police for suspected financial crime

Li Yonghui, the chairman and CEO of New York-listed FinTech firm Fincera, has been detained by Chinese police under suspicion of illegally accepting public funds.

Customers accuse Curve of incurring higher fees by sending them corporate cards they didn’t...

UK FinTech is facing criticism again after customers received cards with higher fees than what they asked for.