FinTech needs to support the retail side of Islamic Finance in UK

There hasn’t been enough use of retail Islamic Finance, but FinTech can allow for this to happen, according to Yielders co-founder and CIO Zeeshan Uppal in a research interview with FinTech Global.

Cyber risk greater threat than a financial crash, Federal Reserve chair warns

The chairman of the US Federal Reserve Jerome Powell has claimed he is more worried about cyber risk than the possibility of another financial crash.

How the role of the chief risk officer is changing

The role of the chief risk officer is changing for good. It will not come as a surprise to many that technology will help this change, but there are other factors at play, including a merger with the chief financial officer.

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...

Why insurers should stop fearing technology

InsurTech has the potential to offer new revenue streams and to even help restore the public perception of the insurance industry.

It’s time to rethink risk management – Sigma Ratings

As the number of money laundering and financial crime cases keep growing, Sigma Ratings argues that it is time for financial services firms to rethink risk management.

How financial firms can detect and prevent fraud by using network analytics

The proliferation of internet banking and digital sharing have made it easier than ever for fraudsters to attack financial institutions and organisations must use sophisticated methods to prevent financial crime and risky activities.

Investing into data processes is the next step for GDPR compliance

Now GDPR has launched, companies should be investing in technology to support their data, according to a panel at the Global RegTech Summit 2018 in May.

SEBI introduces new charter for securities market investors

The Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) has published an investor charter aimed at those who invest in securities markets.

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.

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TD Insurance boosts insurance fraud protection with FRISS

TD Insurance (TDI) has implemented FRISS’ AI-powered fraud risk scoring services to combat the rising prevalence of insurance fraud in Canada.

Kin Insurance retreats from IPO

Home insurance platform Kin Insurance has agreed to terminate its planned merger with special purpose acquisition company Omnichannel Acquisition Corp, due to “unfavourable market conditions”.

Sanad Cash – the latest Saudi Arabian FinTech to close funding in 2022

Sanad Cash, a Saudi Arabia-based on-demand payment and spend management platform, has scored $1.6m in its seed round.

SaaS provider for asset allocation T-REX gets claws on $40m

T-REX Group, a SaaS provider for the asset-backed financing industry, has closed its Series C round on $40m.

Simplisafe teams with Aviva to offer bolstered insurance protection

Security firm Simplisafe has teamed with insurance company Aviva to help businesses reduce the severity or prevent costly insurance claims on their premises.

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