What’s the biggest challenge facing RegTechs during lockdown?

While social distancing rules may be easing in some regions of the world, other countries are contemplating reinstating lockdowns. So what does that mean for RegTech companies?

How would a second wave of Covid-19 affect the RegTech industry?

There are signs that a second wave of coronavirus cases is on the way. So what will it mean for RegTech companies?

Is the UK losing its shine as a FinTech hotbed?

Robinhood pulled the plug on its UK expansion this week. Now, some fear that other FinTechs will also leave the nation.

Why Rwanda is well positioned to be a front runner in African FinTech

The lack of established financial infrastructure in Africa offers considerable opportunity for FinTech and Rwanda is positioned nicely for this opportunity, according to Steven...

How will the coronavirus impact funding into InsurTech during and post the pandemic?

When major FinTech companies like Monzo suffer a down round, it can causes a cloud of fear over the market, but there will still be a need for digital financial and insurance solutions post-pandemic.

What can RegTech companies learn from how regulators have acted during the Covid-19 crisis?

Regulators around the world have issued emergency measures to safeguard the economy from the coronavirus fallout. But what can RegTechs learn from it?

The UK witnessed record funding in 2019, could the coronavirus mark its decline or...

The UK’s RegTech sector has nearly grown eight-fold since 2015. 2020 has been a weird year for everyone, but it could prove beneficial for the RegTech space and help it continue to grow in the UK.

The state of cybersecurity in the remote workforce

Over the past few months, the world has had to get used to a new normal. Offices are now largely ghost towns and employees have been settling into a working-from-home lifestyle.

How children-focused FinTechs are helping to improve the poor state of financial literacy

Managing money is a daunting task everyone faces. Whether it is setting budgets or preparing for the future, no matter how old you are, it is not easy, but a number of apps are springing up looking to help by educating kids on finance.

Traditional security awareness is not enough to battle online cybersecurity threats

The world is focused on battling online threats with new technology. However, good defence requires not only teaching employees to be more aware of their online behaviours, “but actually driving them to change their online behaviours to be more secure,” according to Mike Butler, co-founder and CTO of Think Cyber Security.

News Stories

Swedish Financial Supervisory Authority penalises SEB with $112m fine for AML failings

The Swedish Financial Supervisory Authority (SFSA) has given Nordic bank SEB with a SEK1bn ($112m) administrative fine after failings in its anti-money laundering efforts.

Swedbank is being investigated by the Swedish Financial Supervisory Authority for suspected compliance breaches

The Swedish Financial Supervisory Authority (SFSA) has initiated an investigation into Swedbank for suspected breaches of market abuse.

The European Banking Authority releases online survey for support on ESG risks

The European Banking Authority (EBA) issued a online survey to credit institutions to offer guidance on the disclosure of information on environmental social governance (ESG) risks.

The European Central Bank is reducing the burden of reporting for banks

The European Central Bank (ECB) has reduced the reporting burden banks in Europe face without impacting the amount of information it is able to collect.

The UK’s FCA launches new review of unsecured credit market

The UK’s Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has launched a review of the future regulation of the unsecured credit market, which could see crackdown on companies

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