RBS changes name to NatWest and names new CEO to its embattled digital bank...

The Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) Group has changed its name to NatWest Group and named Mettle CEO Marieke Flament as the new leader of Bó.

Newly launched Ramp collects $25m in funding round

Credit card startup Ramp has reportedly collected $25m in a funding round after successfully launching into the market.

VersaPay’s shareholders agree to sell the company to Great Hill Partners

FinTech VersaPay is one step closer to being acquired by 1233518 B.C., an affiliate of private equity firm Great Hill Partners, after shareholders voted...

Klarna aims to strengthen its underwriting capabilities through Moneymour acquisition

Swedish FinTech unicorn Klarna has bought Italian payment company Moneymour from its founders and minority investors.

Flywire rakes in funding and acquires healthcare business

Cross-border payments company Flywire has bagged $120m in its Series E as it looks to move into more verticals including education, healthcare and travel.

Nedbank customers can now use Samsung Pay

Samsung has strengthened its hold of the African market by signing up South African financial services group Nedbank as its latest Samsung Pay partner.

Standard Chartered forms joint venture with Assembly Payments for new Singapore-based business

Standard Chartered has begun a joint venture with Assembly Payments to create new payment solutions.

UK FinTech Curve opens New York office ahead of its planned autumn US launch

The British all-cards-in-one solution provider Curve is planning to go across the pond in the fall and has taken a clear step towards it with the opening of its first US office.

Klarna launches global Consumer Council initiative to essentially get more feedback

Some companies are happy to do just customer surveys to get more feedback. Klarna has taken that idea one step further with its latest initiative.

Curve and Starling Bank accused of having edited their own Wikipedia pages to remove...

Two of the UK’s most prominent FinTech scaleups have been accused of altering their own Wikipedia pages to make them seem more positive.

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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.