BBVA and Spanish startup Multiverse team up for quantum technologies test

Spanish bank BBVA has run a proof-of-concept quantum technologies test together with Multiverse to see the innovative technology would boost investment portfolios' performance.

Are smaller startups ready for big tech entering the FinTech space?

Big tech firms already control what people watch, buy and find online. Now, some of them are trying the waters of FinTech.

FCA boss says more must be done to secure the fund management industry’s survival...

The interim chief executive at the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) wants to start a dialogue about how to protect the investment fund management industry in the coronavirus aftermath.

Could the coronavirus mean a boost in tech adoption in the wealth management sector?

While many have predicted that artificial intelligence could change how financial services operate, Kidbrooke notes that the revolution has yet to manifest. Could Covid-19 change that?

Asia-Pacific to drive the growth in crypto asset management, as the market is expected...

The global crypto asset management market is expected to grow from $386m in 2020 to $1.12bn in 2025, according to new research.

FinTech Capital Markets Gateway receives strategic investment worth $25m from Goldman Sachs, J.P. Morgan,...

Capital Markets Gateway (CMG), a FinTech specialising in equity capital markets, has secured a strategic investment of $25m from several financial firms.

Why FinTech companies can’t rest on their laurels despite being ideally placed to weather...

While many FinTech firms could be ideally placed to leverage the coronavirus to their advantage, they still have much to do to capitalise on the situation.

Wealth management software market to be worth $5.8bn by 2025

New research suggests that businesses adopting new technologies will drive the growth of the wealth management software market to new heights in the next five years.

SEC charges penny stock traders for COVID-19 fraud

A penny stock trader is facing fraud allegations that could see him slammed by permanent injunctions, civil money penalties, a penny stock bar, and disgorgement with prejudgment interest.

How COVID-19 has changed retirement planning and could herald an end to defined benefit...

Everyone knows that the global pandemic will change the economy, but few may have considered what those changes will mean for people's retirement planning.

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Swedish Financial Supervisory Authority penalises SEB with $112m fine for AML failings

The Swedish Financial Supervisory Authority (SFSA) has given Nordic bank SEB with a SEK1bn ($112m) administrative fine after failings in its anti-money laundering efforts.

Swedbank is being investigated by the Swedish Financial Supervisory Authority for suspected compliance breaches

The Swedish Financial Supervisory Authority (SFSA) has initiated an investigation into Swedbank for suspected breaches of market abuse.

The European Banking Authority releases online survey for support on ESG risks

The European Banking Authority (EBA) issued a online survey to credit institutions to offer guidance on the disclosure of information on environmental social governance (ESG) risks.

The European Central Bank is reducing the burden of reporting for banks

The European Central Bank (ECB) has reduced the reporting burden banks in Europe face without impacting the amount of information it is able to collect.

The UK’s FCA launches new review of unsecured credit market

The UK’s Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has launched a review of the future regulation of the unsecured credit market, which could see crackdown on companies

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