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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UBS issued $500,000 fine from CFTC

The Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) has issued a $500,000 fine to UBS for alleged violations of audio recording regulations.

How onboarding is hindering client experience

A recent blogpost by MyDocSafe has detailed how the onboarding process within wealth management is impacting the client experience through its complexity.

ESMA publishes paper setting out plans to change MiFID II reporting requirements

The European Security and Markets Authority (ESMA) has invited firms to comment on its consultation paper seeking to make reporting requirements changes under MiFID II.

Hiro rebrands as it gears up for international expansion

Hiro, which aims to transform insurance into being prevention-first, has rebranded as Locket as it gears up for international growth.

Banking API provider M2P Fintech picks up $35m Series C

India-based M2P Fintech has secured $35m from a Series C funding round led by US investment firm Tiger Global.

See how insurance firms can use it to personalise their offering

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