Regtech & Legaltech

Regtech Securrency Announces Partnership With SharesPost

Securrency, a regtech firm that has created platform designed to streamline regulatory compliance for token offerings, announced on Friday it has formed a strategic partnership with SharesPost, a provider of private company liquidity solutions and private capital markets research, to help drive tokenized securities trading to the… Read More

Securities Token Roundtable Meets to Upgrade ERC20 Smart Contracts for Blockchain based Security Token Offerings

The flight to Barbados isn’t a short one.  I left home at 5am and didn’t get into Barbados until after midnight thanks to a minor delay caused by inclement weather surrounding Miami.  I heard that it’ll take roughly 35 hours for another person who’s coming… Read More

Standard Chartered Announces Partnership With RegTech Firm Silent Eight to Lead Global Fight Against Financial Crime

Standard Chartered Bank announced on Monday as part of its continued efforts to lead the way in the global fight against financial crime, and through its use of regtech, it has partnered with Silent Eight to deliver capabilities to its Financial Crime Compliance (FCC) teams…. Read More

Director of the People’s Bank of China Financial Research Institute Says More Fintech Regulation Coming

Sun Guofeng, Director of the Peoples Bank of China Research Institute, says that more Fintech regulation is on its way. The comments were reported by ECNS as Guofeng spoke at the Bund Summit in Shanghai. Guofeng said; “Building regulatory regime at local levels will become… Read More

Bank of Lithuania Releases New Regtech Feature For E-Licensing

Bank of Lithuania announced on Tuesday the launch of its new regtech feature specifically for e-licensing. The feature reportedly makes submission of information necessary to obtain an operating license quicker, easier and less expensive. “Currently the tool facilitates the process of applying for e-money and payment… Read More

Legaltech iDisclose Joins Indiegogo’s Expert Network

iDisclose, a Legaltech firm, has joined Indiegogo’s Expert Network and will make available its new LawCloud product to the worldwide community of entrepreneurs. Indiegogo allows both securities crowdfunding and pre-commerce offerings. iDisclose also offers automated filing for SEC Forms C, C-AR, D and ID, as… Read More

Regtech is Hot and IBM’s Watson is On It

IBM’s Watson, an artificial intelligence initiative (AI), is moving into Regtech. This should really come as no surprise to anyone as Regtech and AI are a perfect match. All of financial services will be digitized and fueled by the internet. Fintech is the future. But… Read More

iDisclose Forms New Partnership With iDisclose Law to Support Legal Needs Of Users

iDisclose, a Legaltech firm that facilitates Reg D and Reg CF filings for issuers in a highly automated process, announced on Monday it has formed a partnership with iDisclose Law to support the legal needs of its users. The company reported that this partnership will pair… Read More

Deutsche Bank Announces Launch of New Secure Digital Repository For Exchange of Documents “eVault”

On Thursday, Deutsche Bank announced it has launched its new secure digital repository for exchange of documents, eVault, which is described as a legally compliant solution to move securely original electronic files from one party to another while preserving its digital ownership. “The eVault platform… Read More

Flyover Country No More: Silicon Prairie Portal & Exchange Combines Intrastate with JOBS Act Crowdfunding Exemptions, Preps Blockchain based Secondary Market

The JOBS Act of 2012 was create with the recognition of the importance of providing funding to early stage ventures and entrepreneurs. Access to capital can be really hard. This is even more true if you happen to live outside of prominent hotbeds of innovation… Read More

Israeli Regtech Cappitech Secures $4 Million Through Series A Funding Round Led By 83North

Cappitech, the operator of regtech service platform, Capptivate, has successfully secured $4 million during its Series A funding round, which was led by 83North with participation from the co-founders ofMarkit. Founded in 2013, the company’s platform allows customers to automate submission and analyze their daily trades… Read More

Legaltech Sagewise to Utilize Hedera Hashgraph to Build Out Smart Contract Resolution Service

Sagewise, a smart contract resolution ecosystem, will be building out its service on the Hedera Hashgraph platform. By utilizing this new blockchain, Sagewise will be able to leverage its super speedy technology. Smart contract losses exceeded half a billion U.S. dollars in value in 2017,… Read More

ASIC Chair James Shipton Wants Australia to Lead the World in Regtech

In a speech delivered to an Australian Senate Committee meeting last week, James Shipton, Chair of the Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC), told the members Australia can lead the way when it comes to Regtech adoption. Australia has a vibrant Fintech ecosystem that has benefited… Read More

Legaltech iDisclose Adds LawCloud Smart Library to List of Services.

iDisclose, a Legaltech firm that facilitates Reg D and Reg CF filings for issuers in a highly automated process, has announced a new service as they expand their product line. iDisclose is now offering “LawCloud,” a “smart” library with dozens of business and human resource… Read More

Thomson Reuters Exec Departs to Join ICO Regulatory Service iComply

iComply Investor Services, a Regtech company that is launching an automation service for digital assets, has announced that Greg Pinn, former head of World-Check for Thomson Reuters, will ow be leading product strategy for iComply. Pinn has been with World Check for almost ten years… Read More

SolarisBank Forms Partnership With Regtech Clarus.io For Transaction Monitoring

Regtech firm Clarus.io announced on Thursday that it has signed a partnership with Berlin-based banking platfrom SolarisBank. The Israeli firm revealed that the partnership will enable SolarisBank to streamline its compliance processes and scale its local as well as international activity using the Clarus.io transaction monitoring… Read More

China’s Shenzhen District and Tencent Partnering to Develop an “Intelligent Tax” System on Blockchain

Chinese tech behemoth TenCent is cooperating with tax authorities in the Shenzhen province to develop a blockchain-based and Big Dat-fed “intelligent tax” system.   Tencent last year joined Facebook, Google and Amazon as one of handful of companies on the globe to pass the $500 billion… Read More

SEI Welcomes New Group of Codify RegTech Incubator Participants

SEI (NASDAQ:SEIC) today announced the newest group of start-ups joining Codify, its London-based RegTech incubator. The wealth management firm reported that since its 2017 launch, Codify has established successful relationships, including its engagement with Cognitiv+ (Cognitiv) to explore components of artificial intelligence for the analysis… Read More

Will Blockchain Automate Lawyering? Yes and No.

At a recent cryptocurrency conference in Toronto, Dmitry Buterin, father of Ethereum inventor Vitalik Buterin and himself a technologist and programmer, floated the idea of an AI judge making better decisions than a human judge hungry for lunch. Judges, said Buterin, are known for issuing… Read More

RegTech Firm NorthRow Selected By UK’s Open Banking Implementation Entity to Verify International Users

NorthRow, a regtech and compliance firm, announced on Thursday it has been chosen by the UK’s Open Banking Implementation Entity (OBIE) to verify its international users. The company reported that this move follows the successful implementation of verification processes for UK users, streamlining services for… Read More