Paystand scores $20m as it looks to grow its team

Blockchain-powered payments platform Paystand has scored $20m in its Series B round which will help it expand its team.

Blockchain technology developer Clear said to raise $13m in funding

Clear, a blockchain network solution for B2B commerce, has reportedly bagged $13m in its Series A funding round.

Estonia is changing its money laundering rules for cryptocurrencies

Digital currency providers have a new set of rules to comply to if they want to do business in Estonia.

The former governor of Banque de France is worried about central banks launching digital...

More than 50 central banks around the world are working on digital currency projects. However, the former head of Banque de France is sceptical.

Baton Systems closes new funding round just months after its former one

Baton Systems, a provider of distributed ledger-based post-trade solutions for capital markets, has scored $4m in a new funding round.

Blockchain solution developer SettleMint secures €1.9m in funding

Blockchain solution developer SettleMint has secured €1.9m in an investment round which will support the international expansion of the platform.

Group of central banks investigating whether the time is right to launch digital currencies...

With everyone from Facebook to singer Akon launching cryptocurrencies, it is hardly surprising that central banks are also looking into leveraging the technology.

Akon finalises agreement to create his cryptocurrency-powered Akon City in Senegal – a “real-life...

Singer Akon is one of the many celebrities to have dabbled in cryptocurrencies. However, he is probably the only one to use it to...

The Japanese Financial Services Agency has proposed a massive cryptocurrency regulation update

From: RegTech Analyst Japan’s financial regulator has suggested that the country should limit the margin trade in cryptocurrencies by reducing the leverage to a maximum of...

Crypto-wallet developer CHILDLY signs deal with Argos to boost its client onboarding and anti-money...

From:  RegTech Analyst Seoul-based CHILDLY’s Dove Wallet is about to get a compliance boost thanks to a new deal with Argos, a global know your...

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Foreign exchange firm owner charged with fraud and misappropriation

A man operating out of a California and Tennessee-based company has been accused of wire fraud, fraud and misappropriation.

CFTC charges foreign exchange firm with fraud in a bitcoin-linked Ponzi scheme

A foreign exchange firm used its investors’ money for personal expenses such as buying a BMW, according to charges brought out against it by the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC).

FINRA lists MirrorWeb on its compliance vendor directory

MirrorWeb, a web archiving and monitoring solution, has been listed in the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) Compliance Vendor Directory (CVD).

SumUp launches new business payment card in partnership with Mastercard

UK-based FinTech startup SumUp has unveiled its first business payment card to give merchants smoother access to funds and clearer oversight of their finances.

FIS has signed up German Opel Bank as its first European client for its...

Hot on the heels of having extended its partnership with PayPal, FIS has now signed its first European banking client to use its core banking system.