How increased accountability is impacting the financial market

SM&CR has increased emphasis on personal accountability within firms and caused many senior managers to abandon ship for less risky roles, Ascent partner lead Maria Phillips told FinTech Global.

Majority of firms are still not MiFID II compliant, is RegTech the answer?

The majority of buy-side firms are still a way off from being MiFID II compliant; however, RegTech will be pivotal to the industry in the future.

It’s still a ‘minefield’ of challenges facing the InsurTech space

Getting InsurTechs to the point where they can test the product-market fit of their proposition is too prolonged and costly, according to InsurTech Gateway head of deal flow Charlie Evans.

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?

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.

Biggest FinTech trend of 2016 is the potential impact of the Brexit says Wintermeyer

Despite the emergence of blockchain, the rise of InsurTech, and more corporate VCs entering the market, the biggest FinTech trend of 2016 is the potential impact of the Brexit.

Schroders eyes RegTech opportunities to free up time and money

Schroders is looking for opportunities in the RegTech space as it represents the ‘greatest area for productivity enhancement’ according to chief digital officer Graham Kellen.

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.

Can RegTech solutions help businesses prepare for Brexit?

No matter if the UK will crash out of the EU without a deal or if there will be an extension for next year,...

The risks and opportunities facing FinTechs forced to have staff work from home during...

The COVID-19 outbreak has forced many FinTechs to have their staff work from home. However, what should these companies consider when encouraging remote working?

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How the coronavirus has affected the RegTech industry

The coronavirus has forced the global economy to grind into a halt. While the RegTech industry is not left unscathed, there are opportunities for those that look.

Neobank HM Bradley has officially launched

The US-based digital bank HMBradley has officially launched its services for the thousands of would-be users on its waitlist.

The FCA reminds banks that not all their employees need to be at the...

The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has told banks, building societies and credit unions that they need to carefully consider which of their workers should be able to work remotely in order to deal with COVID-19 appropriately.

Monzo’s founder won’t take out any salary for 12 months to help the company...

UK challenger bank Monzo has taken additional steps to protect the business against the pandemic-induced financial downturn. And it's not alone.

FinTechs could see rise in customers following the coronavirus pandemic

While FinTechs might be fearing the impact of the coronavirus on their business, it might actually be a beneficial thing for them, a study from financial advisory firm deVere Group claims.