How the coronavirus is forcing businesses and governments to rethink their cybersecurity strategies

Cyber criminals are taking advantage of the COVID-19 pandemic. Now companies and governments are urged to take action.

ESMA slaps €408,000 penalty on derivatives firm due to EMIR data breaches

The European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) has fined DTCC Derivatives Repository for seven breaches of the European Market Infrastructure Regulation (EMIR).

Balbix brings in $20m to predict cyber attacks

Balbix, a San Jose, California-based company using AI to prevent high-profile cybersecurity disasters, has raised $20m.

Switzerland’s financial regulator is more worried about the “dark corner” of cryptocurrencies than about...

Many legal stakeholders have worried about Facebook’s new cryptocurrency project. However, it is not a Swiss watchdog’s biggest concern.

Fourth annual RegTech100 list reveals the world’s most innovative RegTech companies

From: RegTech Analyst As demand for compliance solutions is shooting through the roof, RegTech Analyst has revealed the 100 most innovative companies in the world...

HKMA launches strategy for bolstering Hong Kong FinTech market

The Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA) has unveiled a new strategy for driving FinTech development in Hong Kong.

Three cybersecurity challenges in 2021

While 2020 proved to be a transformative year for cybersecurity, 2021 is also full of challenges for digital defence experts to overcome.

RegTech startup MetricStream closes $65m financing round

MetricStream, a provider of governance, risk and compliance solutions, has landed a $65m financing round led by Clearlake Capital Group.

Korean FSC to create virtual asset division in its financial intelligence unit

South Korea’s Financial Services Commission (FSC) has revealed it is set to establish a virtual asset division within the Korea Financial Intelligence Unit (KoFIU).

Capital One pays $22m in cybersecurity incident expenses as Elizabeth Warren uses breach to...

American lender Capital One has revealed its third quarter results and it seems like the highly reported security breach has taken a big chunk out of its profits.

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ESMA fines UnaVista €238,500 for EMIR failures

The European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) has fined trade repository UnaVista for alleged breaches of the European Market Infrastructure Regulation (EMIR).

FCA to team with BofE to develop blockchain-based regulatory reporting initiative

The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) is teaming with the Bank of England (BofE) to launch a blockchain-based regulatory reporting solution to tackle rising compliance costs.

Risk of price bubble in ESG markets growing, BIS warns

The Bank of International Settlements (BIS) has warned of the escalating risk of a price bubble in environmentally-friendly-focused asset markets.

Cogévie teams with FRISS for anti-fraud services

Cogévie, a group health and welfare contract management firm, has teamed up with fraud prevention software developer FRISS to bolster its protections.

Swiss Re teams with Claim Genius to unveil AI solution for motor claims

Swiss Re has partnered with InsurTech firm Claim Genius to introduce an AI-powered solution for motor claims.

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