Biometrics to add $5bn in revenue to banks by 2026

Fingerprint sensor technology could end up adding $5bn in biometric payments to banks around the world's revenues by 2026, according to UBS.

270 service deposit addresses drive more than half of cryptocurrency money laundering

More than half of the world's cryptocurrency money laundering is made through 270 service deposit addresses, according to new research.

Eurobank moves to comply with new money laundering rules with FICO

In response to the EU's new money laundering regulations, Greek Eurobank has expanded its partnership with FICO to comply with the law.

Why Mastercard will start to support cryptocurrencies directly on its network

Mastercard has announced that it will start to support select cryptocurrencies on its network to give customers and merchants more options.

Introducing the Global RegTech Buyer’s Guide 2021 to help financial firm pick the right...

Picking the right RegTech company to invest in is difficult. Luckily, the Global RegTech Buyer's Guide 2021 has just been launched to help make it easier to make the right choice.

Revealing the most corrupt countries in the world as new report paints “grim picture”

Two out of three countries fail to tackle corruption effectively, which paints "a grim picture of the state of corruption worldwide", according to Transparency International's latest report.

The 38 FinTech funding rounds raised last week highlight the success of payments companies...

While the payments industry has reason to celebrate, last week also proved a boon for 38 FinTech companies closing investment rounds. The FinTech industry returned...

Revealing the ten biggest FinTech funding rounds in 2020

Massive amounts of capital have been injected into the FinTech industry in 2020, but ten companies raised bigger rounds than the rest.

Latin America and teen-focused FinTech services are coming of age as the industry closes...

Last week’s 32 FinTech rounds highlight how Latin America is exploding with new activity, how open banking has nudged closer to being fully adopted across Europe and the rising popularity of teen-focused ventures.

Firms paid $10.4bn in fines over the last year for breaking money laundering, privacy...

The total volume of fines levied against firms for breaking money laundering, data privacy, MiFID and know your customer rules jumped by 141% and amounted to $10.4bn in total so far this year.

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Microsoft underlines heightened concern from call centre ransomware scheme

Microsoft has claimed a ransomware campaign employing bogus call centers to trick victims into downloading malware may be more dangerous than previously thought.

Crypto banking platform Matrixport hits unicorn status

Matrixport, which claims to be one of Asia’s fastest growing digital asset platforms, has joined the unicorn club, after it closed a Series C round.

Flood insurance firm reThought Insurance bags Series A funding

reThought Insurance, a digital MGA aimed at the flood insurance market, has closed its Series A round on $15.5m.

India unveils new digital currency, Nigeria eyes e-currency launch in October 2021

India has introduced the e-RUPI, which is a cashless and contactless digital payment system to support the global shift towards digital payments.

Amazon slapped with record $887m fine for data privacy breach by EU agency

Amazon has been issued with a fine of $887m by a European privacy watchdog for breaching the bloc’s data protection laws.

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