Is the rapid growth of Germany’s FinTech sector a sign of it becoming EU...

Germany’s FinTech sector has been steadily growing over the past six years, but investment levels have sky-rocketed in 2019, is this the foreshadowing of the power shift from the UK to Germany post Brexit?

How to prevent a decline in payments post SCA

With less than a month until the final deadline of Strong Customer Authentication (SCA), fears around preparedness are still prevalent and firms are trying to ensure there will not be a fall in payments come September 14.

Why you should take Ireland’s FinTech sector seriously

Strong developments in payments, lending and RegTech is supporting the rise in Ireland’s FinTech space, according to Jack F. Clarke, Enterprise Ireland UK Fintech Market Advisor.

Is the time up for single product RegTech vendors?

Financial institutions are turning away from single product vendors as they look to consolidate their regulatory compliance requirements with specialist RegTech firms that offer a suite of solutions, according to John Lee, President at Compliance Solutions Strategies (CSS).
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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 is RegTech investment around the world growing?

Investment in RegTech companies has reached record levels in the first six months of 2019. The question is why that is and if the growth will continue.
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How do big banks get the balance right when signing partnerships with RegTech startups?

As corporate investment partnerships gain popularity, it takes some understanding to get these partnerships right, according to a panel at the Global RegTech Summit 2019.

Banks should collaborate to build a unified platform to ease replacement of legacy systems

If legacy systems are to become redundant, broader industry platforms need to be available to help the small and medium sized banks evolve, otherwise, they will struggle, according to a panel at the Global RegTech Summit.

Should AI be made accountable for its decisions?

It is hard for AI to be made accountable for an error, you need a human there to help support judgements made, according to a panel at the Global RegTech Summit 2019.

Insurance firms should use AI to improve existing models gradually rather than replace everything...

AI technology is best at work when it’s improving existing processes rather than trying to totally transform the entire business model, according to a panel at the Global InsurTech Summit 2019.

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UK regulator orders British banks to explain their overdraft rate hikes

Several UK banks have changed their overdraft rates to be around 40%, more than double some of their previous charges. Now the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) wants to understand why.

Seven of the top 10 InsurTech deals in Asia were raised by companies in...

InsurTech companies in Asia present an attractive investment opportunity due to the many underinsured population groups present across the region. The traditional insurance market...

Travelex’s offerings are finally back online after almost a months’ outage caused by a...

From: RegTech Analyst Travelex’s foreign exchange services were crippled on New Year’s Eve when the company discovered a ransomware in its system. Almost a month later, Travelex...

UK consumer confidence doubles over the past decade

UK consumer confidence in financial institutions has doubled since 2010, according to research from Harris Interactive.

CFTC slams trader with $10m fine

A US regulator has fined a commodity pool operator over $10m for allegedly filling misleading statements and failing to implementing an adequate supervisory system to prevent such misstatements.