How the war in Ukraine has changed the view on sanctions

Since the onset of the Russia-Ukraine war, the attention on sanctions – trade sanctions in-particular – has reached fever pitch. With more knowledge and focus on sanctions than ever before, what does this mean for their future?

From board-level down and frontlines up: why integrated risk management is key

As a result of the seismic changes from the pandemic, and a growing ESG movement, the need for an integrated and holistic approach to risk management has never been greater.

IDEX Biometrics launches its first biometric payment card in Turkey

IDEX Biometrics has launched its first biometric payment cards in Turkey in collaboration with an unnamed issuer.

Aspire and Know Your Customer to empower SMEs across Southeast Asia

Aspire, a platform designed to help a businesses with their financial needs, has partnered with RegTech provider Know Your Customer, to facilitate access to its financial products to underserved SMEs and entrepreneurs across Southeast Asia.

Tax compliance software Fonoa closes Series B

Fonoa, which helps automate tax processes, has closed its Series B funding round as it looks to expand its global tax solutions.

Is the crypto crash a failure of regulation?

The crypto industry has been on a white-knuckle rollercoaster over the last few years. Establishing a market presence back in 2013, the price of Bitcoin rose from just over $10,000 in 2017 to over $61,000 in October 2021. However, the market is now undergoing a crash. Was a failure to regulation to blame?

RegTech startup Ascent teams up with real-time analytics platform Onspring

AI-powered compliance company Ascent has teamed up with Onspring, a cloud-based business automation and real-time analytics platform.

Dubber names new non-executive director

Dubber, a cloud-based call recording and voice AI solution, has named Sarah Diamond as a non-executive director of the company.

Sustainability ratings business EcoVadis becomes latest FinTech unicorn

Sustainability ratings business EcoVadis has raised $500m in a funding round, which makes it the latest sustainability impact unicorn.

What is advanced electronic signatures and why firms should care

As companies move more operations online, the need for digital signatures will only increase. Many people have signed contracts or legal documents digitally. While they seem like simple tools, these solutions need to ensure the signatory is really who they claim to be.

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Agri-InsurTech IBISA secures funding

IBISA, an Agri-InsurTech on a mission to provide innovative weather protection insurance, has raised seed funding.
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ARC on a mission to protect African citizens against extreme weather

Representatives from African governments, humanitarian partners and donors have met in Malawi to discuss how parametric insurance delivered through African Risk Capacity Limited (ARC) has the potential to transform how the continent deals with climate-change induced events, such as droughts and cyclones.
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Tokio Marine and Asian VC Arbor Ventures to boost insurance innovation

Tokio Marine Asia has partnered with Singapore-based venture capital firm Arbor Ventures to accelerate innovation in the insurance industry.
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Cowbell Cyber and Swiss Re join forces for cyber offering

Cowbell Cyber, a provider of cyber insurance for small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs), has partnered with Swiss Re to offer cyber coverage to enterprises running their business on Amazon Web Services (AWS).
BitGo seeks $100m in damages after Galaxy terminates merger

BitGo seeks $100m in damages after Galaxy terminates merger

Digital asset custody, trading and financing platform BitGo is seeking $100m in damages after Galaxy Digital terminates its merger agreement.

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