UK FinTech founders fear Britain will lose its position as Europe’s industry leader after...

Crowdcube, iwoca and Lendinvest’s are among the 50 FinTech founders who have called for the British government to “not be complacent” about the country’s position ahead of Brexit.

Swedbank gives prosecutor permission to question the bank’s lawyer over money laundering scandal

Swedish bank Swedbank has allowed authorities investigating a potential money laundering scandal to interview the lawyer who conducted the internal probe into the allegations.

FICO and Arachnys partner to boost businesses’ KYC efforts

Financial crime compliance solutions provider FICO has entered into a partnership with Arachnys, the client onboarding risk management RegTech firm.

Gecko lands $1m for Blockchain-based compliance solution

Gecko Governance, the developer of the world’s first Blockchain solution for financial services regulatory compliance, has raised $1m in seed financing.

SelfKey lands regulatory sandbox license in Mauritius

SelfKey, a blockchain-based identity system, has obtained a Mauritius’ Regulatory Sandbox License (RSL).

AnyVision secures $28m in Series A from German technology group Bosch

AnyVision, an AI technology and computer vision company, has secured $28m in its Series A led by German technology group Bosch.

India eases up on KYC and foreign portfolio investor rules

The Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) has eased up the rules surrounding foreign portfolio investors (FPIs).

Is it fear of automation or something else that keeps big banks from adopting...

Lots of huge financial institutions talk the talk about innovation, but few seem to walk the walk and actually implement RegTech solutions. That is according...

Barclaycard’s early data finds that SCA has not had any bad impact, yet

The new strong customer authentication (SCA) rules snapped into force this weekend. However, Barclaycard has so far not seen any an increase of abandoned transactions or declined payments.

North Korea denies UN cryptocurrency hacking allegations and compares the accusers to Hitler

Last month, a UN report claimed North Korea had hacked banks and cryptocurrency exchanges. Now, the country denies it. The report claimed that Pyongyang’s nuclear and...

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