Regtech & Legaltech

Moody’s to Aquire Two Regtechs: PassFort and kompany

Moody’s, the global research and securities rating firm, has acquired or agreed to acquire two separate Regtechs. According to Moody’s it has acquired PassFort Limited and entered into an agreement to acquire 360kompany AG (kompany). These two firms are both European providers of KYC, AML,… Read More

Deel Partners with Tint to Bring Compliance and Hiring Service Worldwide

Deel has announced the launch of “Deel Premium” a new service that facilitates remote hiring and compliance, worldwide. Deel has partnered with Insurtech Tint, a startup that provides an insurance-as-a-service platform. Tint’s best-in-class API allowed Deel to design, launch, and scale this new service. Deel… Read More

Republic of North Macedonia Introduces National Digital ID Program with Assistance from Mastercard

The Republic of North Macedonia has introduced its National Digital Identity Service – with assistance from Mastercard (NYSE: MA) – in order to support the nation’s fast-evolving digital economy. The partnership between Mastercard and the Macedonian Ministry of Information Society and Administration (MISA) – first… Read More

Worldline to Offer Core Components for Austria’s National Digital ID Solution “ich.app”

Worldline (Euronext: WLN) is supporting PSA Payment Services Austria GmbH on its journey towards becoming a smart transaction provider beyond just payments. Via its products WL ID Center and WL Trusted Authentication as well as experience in various infrastructure initiatives, Worldline is offering the tech… Read More

UK FCA Regulated Digital Securities Platform, Archax, Chooses Scila Surveillance, AML Tools

Archax, which claims to be the only UK Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) regulated digital securities platform, broker and custodian, has chosen Scila Surveillance and Scila AML for the effective monitoring of its markets, offered by the Stockholm-headquartered independent surveillance, risk and anti-money laundering tech provider,… Read More

UK based GB Group plc, a Digital Identity Firm, to Acquire Acuant, a KYC/AML Compliance Provider

GB Group plc (AIM:GBG), which claims to be an expert in digital location, identity and identity fraud software, has announced that it reached an agreement to acquire Acuant, an identity verification and KYC/AML compliance provider, for a cash-free, “debt-free” enterprise value of $736 million. The… Read More

Sift Acquires Passwordless Authentication Provider Keyless to Offer Regulated Firms and Merchants with Secure Authentication

Sift, the Digital Trust & Safety solution provider, has announced that it has acquired Keyless, a pioneer in passwordless and multi-factor authentication. Keyless’ zero-knowledge cryptography and privacy-preserving biometric authentication tech has been designed to eliminate account takeover (ATO) fraud because of “weak or stolen passwords,… Read More

AI enhanced Compliance Platform Sedric Secures $3.5M to Increase Consumer Protections for Fintech Firms

Sedric, an AI-enhanced compliance platform for Fintech firms, announced that it has secured $3.5 million via a seed round in order to increase consumer protection and transform the Fintech compliance sector. Led by StageOne Ventures, Sedric will use the proceeds from the investment round to… Read More

ID Verification Platform Trulioo Reports that 87% of Compliance Professionals Say Digital Identity More Important Now Following COVID Outbreak

Following a massive $394M Series D round earlier this year to establish the foundation for greater financial inclusion, international ID verification Fintech Trulioo is “strengthening pathways to create a more inclusive and trust-oriented digital economy,” according to an update shared with CI. With the ability… Read More

US Department of Treasury to Work with Israel on Ransomware Threat, Partner on Fintech

The US Department of Treasury has announced it will work with Israel in a partnership to combat the threat of ransomware. The two countries also affirmed a commitment to encouraging “robust Fintech innovation,” while also reinforcing the necessity of working together to combat cyber threats…. Read More

Crime Prevention Software Provider, Featurespace, Appoints Todd Raque as AML Expert

Featurespace, the provider of Enterprise Crime Prevention software, has reportedly appointed Todd Raque as its leading anti-money laundering (AML) and financial crimes expert for the Americas. As mentioned in the announcement, Raque brings almost 30 years of professional experience and extensive industry knowledge in financial… Read More

Regtech Firm Clausematch Celebrates Debut of New Document Modification Feature

Global regtech company Clausematch this week launched a new document modification feature. The move was inspired by requests from the company’s core clients. The advanced functionality allows organizations to manage deviations to the original document and solve additional use cases while retaining governance and control… Read More

Digital Identity Verification Provider Socure Finalizes $450M Round at $4.5B Valuation

Socure, the provider of digital identity verification and fraud solutions, has confirmed its oversubscribed $450M round at a $4.5B valuation from various growth equity and public market investors. Socure achieved a $4.5B valuation only seven months after its $1.3B Series D investment round, on the… Read More

Carmen Chu, Exec Director, Enforcement and AML, Hong Kong Monetary Authority, Shares Banking Sector Updates

Carmen Chu, Executive Director (Enforcement and AML), Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA), recently noted during opening remarks at the AML Regtech Lab (AMLab) that it’s a great pleasure to welcome people to the very first AML Regtech Lab, or AMLab, which the HKMA is hosting… Read More

Singapore’s FOMO Pay Teams Up with Predictive Blockchain Monitoring Platform, Merkle Science

Singapore-headquartered payments platform FOMO Pay has entered into a partnership with Merkle Science, a predictive blockchain monitoring and investigative platform, in order to improve its compliance, risk management and threat detection processes. Last month, FOMO Pay had been issued the Digital Payment Token (DPT) Service… Read More

REDi Teams Up with Advanced Fraud Solutions to Enhance Card Fraud Protection

REDi Enterprise Development Inc., a financial crimes management solutions provider, has formed a partnership with fraud detection software provider Advanced Fraud Solutions (AFS), in order to offer an integrated card fraud detection solution to banks and credit unions. As mentioned in a release, the partnership… Read More

AML Software Provider, SmartSearch, Is Looking to Recruit Talented Professionals to Support Steady Business Growth

Anti-money laundering specialist SmartSearch is planning to hire 20 new staff members before the end of 2021. The Regtech firm says that it’s onboarding new talent so that they can support their business growth. There are many roles currently available. They range from graduate and… Read More

Jumio Introduces Orchestration for its KYX Platform to Provide Comprehensive View of Consumer Identities and Risk

Jumio, the provider of AI-enhanced identity verification, eKYC, and AML solutions, announced the launch of a no-code orchestration layer for its KYX Platform that “unifies an entire set of risk and fraud detection capabilities to address identity proofing, compliance verifications, and AML use cases.” As… Read More

PensionBee Selects Clausematch Regtech for Compliance

Online pension provider PensionBee, has selected global Regtech Clausematch to manage its internal policies and controls, according to a release. PensionBee states that in preparation for its public listing on the London Stock Exchange, it first engaged Clausematch in 2020. PensionBee started by using the… Read More

Sysnet Global Solutions Acquires SecureTrust, a Unit of Trustwave, to Expand Security Solutions

Sysnet Global Solutions, a provider of cybersecurity and compliance solutions, reveals that it has acquired SecureTrust, a division of Trustwave, in order to expand its cybersecurity solutions and accelerate its ongoing market expansion. SecureTrust, a provider of Payment Card Industry (PCI) compliance, aims to offer… Read More

Send this to a friend