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.
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A standardized API would help ease PSD2 compliance burdens

As the deadline for PSD2 looms and financial services frantically try to get systems ready, application programming interface (API) standardisation would ease challenges, according to a panel at the Global RegTech Summit 2019.

Why are KYC solutions becoming so important?

Knowing who you are dealing with is increasingly becoming a major focus for financial firms. Investment in the RegTech space has grown tremendously since 2014....

FinTech evolution, rising opportunities begin to catch private equity’s gaze

Venture capital’s domination of the FinTech sector could be under threat as private equity heavyweights begin to sink their teeth into the steadily evolving...

How data is transforming portfolio management

Financial services need to tailor investment and portfolio management so it can evolve with consumers life stages, according to Barclays UK managing director and...

FinTech needs to support the retail side of Islamic Finance in UK

There hasn’t been enough use of retail Islamic Finance, but FinTech can allow for this to happen, according to Yielders co-founder and CIO Zeeshan Uppal in a research interview with FinTech Global.

Is Swedish RegTech finally coming into its own?

Sweden’s RegTech scene has been slow to emerge. While its starting to wake up, it still has many challenges to overcome.

Banks gravitate to blockchain to cut $3.6tn compliance costs

Distributed ledger technology is now something that banks are taking very seriously, however, with blockchain-based systems potentially enabling them to save billions.

InsurTech to capitalise on ‘prevention tech’

Despite InsurTech seeing a decline in funding YOY, prevention technology could open up a new host of opportunities, according to InsurTech Capital founder Minh Tran in a research interview with FinTech Global.

How unlocking data can support the growth of reinsurance

Improving the access to data will not only help improve reinsurance but help the industry grow in new verticals, according to a panel at the Global InsurTech Summit 2019.

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Foreign exchange firm owner charged with fraud and misappropriation

A man operating out of a California and Tennessee-based company has been accused of wire fraud, fraud and misappropriation.

CFTC charges foreign exchange firm with fraud in a bitcoin-linked Ponzi scheme

A foreign exchange firm used its investors’ money for personal expenses such as buying a BMW, according to charges brought out against it by the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC).

FINRA lists MirrorWeb on its compliance vendor directory

MirrorWeb, a web archiving and monitoring solution, has been listed in the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) Compliance Vendor Directory (CVD).

SumUp launches new business payment card in partnership with Mastercard

UK-based FinTech startup SumUp has unveiled its first business payment card to give merchants smoother access to funds and clearer oversight of their finances.

FIS has signed up German Opel Bank as its first European client for its...

Hot on the heels of having extended its partnership with PayPal, FIS has now signed its first European banking client to use its core banking system.