Regtech & Legaltech

Mt Pelerin Holds its First General Assembly on Blockchain in Geneva Via its New Bridge Wallet Mobile Wallet

On June 26th, Mt Pelerin, the Swiss Fintech expert in asset tokenization and digital compliance building, held its first general assembly in Geneva. Together with its shareholders and via its new Bridge Wallet mobile wallet, Mt Pelerin discussed its ongoing mission to provide digital solutions… Read More

Nausicaa Delfas Delivers Speech on Building a Suitable Financial Regulatory System for a New UK

On July 1st, Nausicaa Delfas, Executive Director of International and member of the Executive Committee at the FCA, delivered a speech for a series of webinars offered by City & Financial Professional Virtual Roundtables. The focus of the speech homed in on Brexit, Covid-19 and a suitable… Read More

Open Banking and Regtech Firm Railsbank Gains Hong Kong Fintech Statrys as New Client

UK-based Railsbank, an Open Banking and Regtech solution provider, revealed on June 29, 2020, that it has gained Hong Kong Fintech Statrys as a new client. Statrys offers digital business accounts, advanced payment options, and forex solutions for SMEs based in Asia. It provides convenient… Read More

Regtech ClauseMatch Plans US Expansion, Signs Up 2 North American Clients

Regtech ClauseMatch is crossing the Atlantic and setting up operations in the US, according to a note from the company. ClauseMatch is a compliance platform that seeks to streamline legal, finance, operations, and risk departments. ClauseMatch reports that it has opened a new office in… Read More

Fintech Lanistar, an Alternative Financing Services Provider, to use Jumio’s Biometric ID Verfication for Digital Onboarding

Fintech firm Lanistar, an alternative financial services provider, has reportedly chosen Jumio’s biometric ID verification technology to complete its customer onboarding process. Lanistar is planning to use Jumio’s software when it launches a polymorphic debit card later this year. The digital ID verification solution will… Read More

UK Regtech TAINA Technology Secures Global Growth Funding Through Latest Investment Round

Taina Technology, a UK-based regtech startup, announced on Monday it secured funding from Anthemis, Six FinTech Ventures, Tribeca ESP and Reciprocal Ventures through its latest investment round. Founded in 2016, Taina is on a mission to help financial institutions comply with their regulatory requirements whilst saving… Read More

Atom Bank Receives ID Verification, Risk Monitoring and Other Core Banking Features from Thought Machine and TruNarrative

Thought Machine and Regtech TruNarrative have partnered to bring identity verification, risk monitoring, and cloud-native core banking to digital bank Atom bank, according to a post by the company. The partnership is described as enabling Atom to use the TruNarrative platform to conduct a suite… Read More

China: WeiyangX Fintech Review

Workforce Operational Solution Provider Quhuo Files for U.S. IPO On June 4th, Quhuo, a workforce operational solution provider for China’s consumer service industry, filed for an IPO on the U.S. stock market. According to the F-1 prospectus document, Quhuo plans to be listed on the… Read More

SEC FinHub Announces Virtual Meetups, First Up is Regtech

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has announced that its Strategic Hub for Innovation and Financial Technology (FinHub) will hold virtual peer-to-peer meet-ups. The SEC said the FinHub staff recognizes the challenges and difficulties with in-person meetings in the midst of COVID-19.  FinHub staff seeks… Read More

Regtech Mirrorweb Joins Microsoft Scaleup Program

Mirrorweb, a web archiving and monitoring solution used by financial services firms and governments, has been selected to participate in the Microsoft ScaleUp program, an exclusive initiative that grants a small number of high-growth companies access to Microsoft’s sales, marketing, and technical support. Mirrorweb shares… Read More

Fintech Adoption in Latin and South America Is on the Rise, with Mexico and Brazil Leading the Charge

Although Latin America (LatAm) may have introduced Fintech services after they had been established in more advanced economies like the US and in Europe, the region is growing fast because of the launch of several financial technology initiatives. While it may be difficult to accurately… Read More

Legaltech: PwC Canada Chooses eDiscovery Firm iCONECT CA’s Document Processing Software to Handle Legal and Privacy Requirements

iCONECT CA Inc., a privately-held firm focused on legal technology (Legaltech) and eDiscovery, has teamed up with Big Four auditing firm PwC’s Canada division. PricewaterhouseCoopers has chosen the iCONECT document eDiscovery platform, in order to improve its ability to take care of legal, privacy, regulatory,… Read More

ThetaRay, Provider of Big Data and AI-enhanced Analytics Tools, Introduces FastStart Platform to Combat Financial Crime During COVID-19

  Israel-based ThetaRay, a provider of Big Data and artificial intelligence (AI)-enhanced analytics tools, has launched FastStart, a product that aims to address the requirements of financial institutions during the COVID-19 crisis. As noted on ThetaRay’s official website: “Since the pandemic began, banks have seen… Read More

SME Lender B-North Signs Up Regtech Platform TruNarrative

SME lender B-North has enlisted Regtech platform TruNarrative to provide onboarding and compliance technology, according to a company release. Reportedly, the move comes ahead of authorization by the FCA and PRA. Ahead of authorization from the FCA and PRA, B-North is set to procure TruNarrative’s… Read More

IHS Market Acquires Singapore-based Regulatory Trade Reporting Firm, Catena Technologies

London-based IHS Markit, a global information provider established in 2016 with the merger of IHS Inc. and Markit Ltd., has acquired Catena Technologies, a Singapore-based regulatory trade reporting company. Financial terms of the acquisition have not been shared publicly. Founded in 2002, Catena served as… Read More

Regtech: Luxembourg-based Open Banking Firm LuxHub Secures €7.4 Million, Focused on PSD2 Regulatory Standards

Luxembourg-based Open Banking firm LuxHub has secured €7.4 million from its founder banking institutions, which include Banque Raiffeisen, BGL BNP Paribas, Post Luxembourg, and Spuerkeess. Established a few years back by these four banks, LuxHub claims it has assisted around 40 financial service providers with… Read More

Payment Verification Tech Provider ISignThis Loses Legal Battle to Suppress Australian Securities Exchange’s Reasons for Share Suspension

ISignthis (ASX:ISX), a Melbourne-based provider of remote AML/CFT KYC-enhanced due diligence identity proofing, has reportedly lost its initial legal battle with the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX) over the suspension of its company shares. The suspension was announced following an order from the federal court which… Read More

Regtech: European Trade Repository REGIS-TR Partners Sensiple to Offer Interoperable, Automated Reporting Software

European trade repository REGIS-TR, which is a joint initiative established by the Clearstream (Deutsche Börse Group) and Iberclear (BME Group), will partner with Sensiple, a company offering regulatory technology (Regtech) for making repurchase agreements and facilitating secure lending. Through the partnership, REGIS-TR and Sensiple plan… Read More

Wealthtech: UK-based ikigai, Developer of a Wealth Management App, to Work with Regtech Firm TruNarrative to Prepare for Official Launch

UK-based ikigai, the developer of a wealth management and banking app, will be working with TruNarrative, a regulatory technology (Regtech) platform, in order to prepare for its official launch. The Wealthtech firm has taken its name from a Japanese concept or idea which means “a… Read More

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