Italian challenger bank Hype and Conio release a bitcoin wallet they believe will be...

COVID-19 has hit Italy particularly hard. But one challenger bank might use this to its advantage.

African crypto exchange SAFCOIN launches zero-fee bitcoin trading pair just after investment in the...

Bitcoin traders in Africa can now trade South African rand and American dollars on SAFCOIN, the cryptocurrency exchange, without paying any transaction fees.

Binance launches peer-to-peer trading in five Latin American markets where cryptocurrencies have been linked...

Cryptocurrency exchange Binance will roll out peer-to-peer (P2P) trading for Brazilian Real, Argentine Peso, Colombian Peso, Mexican Peso and Peruvian Sol just weeks after digital money was tied to crime in the region.

Digitex CEO removes KYC from the exchange after major hack and brushes of money...

Cryptocurrency exchange Digitex will no longer do know your customer (KYC) checks on its users after personal data of more than 8,000 customers was recently stolen.

Cybercrime is rife in Latin America but is often overlooked study finds

Drug cartels, political corruption, economic struggles and internet censorship are all factors that have contributed to making Latin America a hotbed for cybercrime, according to a new report.

Cryptocurrency company Coinbase has become a Visa principal member

Having first partnered up to launch the Coinbase Card in 2019, Coinbase and Visa have now taken the next step in their relationship.

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).

Elliptic taps Wells Fargo Strategic Capital for its $28m Series B round to fund...

Crypto-asset risk management solutions provider Elliptic is looking to expand further across the world thanks to new backing from Wells Fargo Strategic Capital, the specialised capital provider.

New UK court ruling classifies bitcoin as a legal property

Cryptocurrencies are still reasonably new, meaning that every legal aspect of it is still not 100% clear. Yet, a new case might help shed some light.

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.

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InsurTech UK joins plea to protect British startups from being “wiped out” by the...

Several UK tech industry bodies are asking the government to do more to support the nation’s startups or risk having a generation of innovative ventures “wiped out.”

UK consumers put strong technology as main appeal for banks

UK consumers are placing strong technology as their biggest priority for banking, but digital banks need to be clear with their value offering to capitalise on this, according to Vilve Vene, CEO and co-founder of core banking platform Modularbank.

KPMG welcomes the FCA’s proposals to freeze payments to help people’s finances during the...

While KPMG understands the Financial Conduct Authority's (FCA) proposals to soften the financial blow of COVID-19, the professional services firm reminded the regulator that the crisis is not easy for banks either.

Insurers – the time to change is now! – ManageMy

With the world being forced to stay indoors and social distance, now is the time for insurers to focus on digitalising as we have “reached a tipping point”, according to digital experience platform ManageMy.

MAP FinTech launches AI-powered solution to boost anti-money laundering compliance

RegTech venture MAP FinTech has unveiled its latest solution to help financial services firms monitor and screen transactions in order to prevent money laundering.