The PRA underlines 2022 supervisory priorities for international banks in the UK

The Prudential Regulatory Authority (PRA) has set out in a Dear CEO letter its supervisory priorities for international banks active in the UK for 2022.

HKMA proposes bank-like regulations on stablecoins

The Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA) has called for the regulation of fiat-currency backed stablecoins similar to that of banks.

Security and fraud detection trends to watch out for in 2022

In an age where more and more people are moving online spurred by pandemic restrictions, the importance of security and fraud detection is expanding dramatically.

Europol to delete data not crime-related following EU watchdog demand

Europol has been ordered by the European Data Protection Supervisor (EDPS) to remove any information related to people with no link to crime.

PassFort successfully concludes SOC 2 audit

RegTech firm PassFort has revealed it has successfully completed its System and Organisation Controls (SOC 2) Type 2 audit.

France whacks Google and Facebook with $210m in fines

France’s data privacy and protection body has slapped Facebook with a €60m fine and Google with a €150m penalty following misdemeanours around internet cookies.

Why FinTechs need to be aware of the Green Claims Code

As the shift to become more environmentally conscious and sustainable takes hold at every level of society, businesses globally are realising the importance of making a more firm and honest approach to making their organisations more sustainable.

Could 2022 be the year of the CBDC?

With the rise of cryptocurrencies showing no signs of slowing down, the growth of central bank digital currencies (CBDC) appears to be another trend on the ascendancy. Will 2022 prove to be a red-letter year for CBDC adoption?

PassFort, Trulioo enter global partnership to transform KYC for regulated firms

RegTech firm PassFort and identity verification company Trulioo have partnered to offer regulated businesses a way to digitally transform their KYC and KYB processes.

Taiwan’s FSC unveils new data sharing guidelines for financial institutions

Taiwan’s Financial Supervisory Commission (FSC) has introduced new data sharing guidelines.

News Stories

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.

Mollie joins forces with Chargebee to streamline subscription payments

Dutch payment service provider Mollie has partnered with subscription management platform Chargebee to help simplify subscription payments.

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