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.

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.

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.

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Metro Bank will waive overdraft interest because of the coronavirus

MetroBank has announced that it will not charging any overdraft fees for account holders between March 1 and June 30 to help customers cope with the coronavirus crisis.

Will InsurTech startups come out as the big winners of the coronavirus pandemic?

COVID-19 could be great for the InsurTech industry as the crisis highlight where insurers’ shortcomings are. But that does not mean there won’t be hard times ahead.

“The right thing to do to support the industry” – why some FinTechs are...

With the coronavirus pandemic putting strains on businesses, some FinTechs have been offering their services for free to help.

RegTech startup VoxSmart recieves £5.5m investment from Natwest

VoxSmart, a communication monitoring service provider, has received £5.5m in a funding round from UK bank NatWest.

Crypto data platform Coin Metrics collects $6m in new round

Cryptoasset data and infrastructure platform Coin Metrics has collected $6m in funding as it looks to enhance its product suite.