What are the cybersecurity risks financial services firms should be aware of right now?

Using technology might have boosted financial services firms’ efficiency, but the reliance on digital solutions has also opened them up to attacks from malicious outsiders.

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.

American businesses need RegTech tools as the SEC ramps up the heat

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) increased its activities in 2019 and market stakeholders think this is just the beginning.

How Sweden aims to become a FinTech superpower

The Nordics in general and Sweden in particular are experiencing a FinTech boom. However, new regulations and investment worries could slow down the growth....

How Brexit could change one of the most important laws for financial firms

With days left until the UK officially leaves the EU, David Clee, CEO of MirrorWeb, explains how the divorce may change how British businesses operate.

Should banks face heavy fines for IT failures?

Despite the large adoption of digital banking services in the UK, many providers do not have safeguards in place for if their services go down. In the event of a system failure, it can mean millions of customers are left in the dark about their finances, unable to check accounts or even complete transactions.

Theta Lake – Best Practices for Protecting Confidential Information During Video Communication & Collaboration

Tech company Theta Lake has published a whitepaper to help businesses remain compliant whilst still leveraging the power of video conferences.

How to become a successful digital payments company in LatAm

To become a successful payments FinTech in Latin America, it heavily relies on the ability to support local transaction options, according to Simon Davies, the managing director of EBANX in the United Kingdom.

How can FinTechs help boost the development of Europe’s Islamic banking sector?

The European Islamic banking marketplace is still young but there is a need for digital-first online banking services, insha founder Yakup Sezer told FinTech Global.

This is what you need to know about 6AMLD – the EU’s new money...

By this time next year the EU will have enforced a new law to fight money laundering. Are you ready?

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The number of FinTech deals under $1m in Sweden has more than halved since...

The Swedish FinTech market has shown signs of maturity between 2015 and 2019, most noticeably in the decreased frequency of deals valued under $1m...

Pakistan hopes to soon be out of FATF’s grey list

Pakistan is hoping to be removed from the Financial Action Task Force’s (FATF) grey list soon after it improved its foreign and internal policies.

Cybercrime is rife in Latin America but is often overlooked study finds

Drug cartels, political corruption, economic struggles and internet censorship are all factors that have contributed to making Latin America a hotbed for cybercrime, according to a new report.

Seven more countries on Financial Action Task Force’s watchlist

The Financial Action Task Force (FATF) has added an additional seven more countries to its high-risk jurisdictions list for deficiencies in their anti-money laundering or counter terrorism financing protocols.

77% physical security systems are in desperate need of an update

European IT executives are worried about the physical security of their systems, according to a new survey.