Tagged: financial institutions

Mizuho Bank Enhances Core Banking Operations with Oracle

Mizuho Bank, Ltd., the integrated retail and corporate banking unit of Mizuho Financial Group and one of Japan’s largest financial services institutions, is “modernizing its legacy banking system for international operations with Oracle.” Over the coming years, Mizuho will “implement Oracle’s banking solutions to support… Read More

BNY Mellon, Fiserv Expand Real-Time FX Rate Quotes Capabilities for Payments from US Firms

BNY Mellon (NYSE: BK) and Fiserv (NASDAQ: FISV), a global provider of payments and financial services technology, have joined forces “to deliver additional capabilities for real-time foreign exchange (FX) rate quotes for payments from U.S. financial institutions.” Using innovative application programming interface (API) connectivity, financial… Read More

Orrick, Buckley Combine to Establish Financial Services, Fintech Law Firm

Orrick and Buckley jointly announced the strategic combination, which “responds to growing demand from the most innovative companies and financial institutions for forward-looking regulatory and enforcement advice.” It also responds “to demand from Fintech innovators, tech companies and their financial sponsors for holistic solutions to… Read More

HAYVN, a Regulated Financial Institution, Introduces Cryptocurrency Index Fund

HAYVN, a globally regulated digital asset focused financial institution, called the bottom of the cryptocurrency market and launched its HAYVN 20 Cryptocurrency Index fund. The Cayman Islands based fund “offers clients a diversified, low-cost, and regulated strategy to invest in an index representing the top… Read More

Swedish FSA Grants Binance Seventh Regulatory Approval in European Union

Binance is pleased to announce that Binance Nordics AB has been “granted registration as a financial institution for management and trading in virtual currency by the Swedish Financial Supervisory Authority (Swedish FSA).” This follows months of “constructive engagement” with the regulator. Binance Nordics AB reportedly… Read More

Broadridge Financial Solutions Leverages Glue42 Capabilities to Provide Trading Interface

To provide an integrated framework that links user interfaces across products, global Fintech platform, Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc. (NYSE:BR), announced it will utilize Glue42, a software provider that delivers integrated desktop experiences to financial institutions globally, “to deliver a seamless trading experience.” This move “brings… Read More

Abu Dhabi Islamic Bank Introduces ADIB PAY, Region’s First Token Payment Enabled Wearables

Abu Dhabi Islamic Bank (ADIB), a financial institution, announced the launch of the region’s first tokenized, contactless payment methods “through the options of clasp and ring ‘ADIB PAY’, in partnership with token enablement service provider Tappy Technologies and global digital payments leader, Visa.” ADIB Visa… Read More

Finastra to Help Mechanics Cooperative Bank Provide Seamless Payments

Finastra announced that Mechanics Cooperative Bank, a Massachusetts-based financial institution with more than $645 million in assets, has selected Finastra Payments To Go “to introduce new business payments services and enhance the customer experience.” The multi-rail payments hub “empowers Mechanics Cooperative Bank to leverage the… Read More

LHV UK Starts Issuing SME Loans After Obtaining Annex I Registration from FCA

LHV UK announced that it will start issuing Small Medium Enterprise (SME) loans as the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) approved the company’s Annex I financial institution registration, “a prerequisite to issuing loans in the United Kingdom under the Money Laundering, Terrorist Financing and Transfer of… Read More

Bevan Money Names Sopra Banking Software as “Preferred” Supplier

Sopra Banking Software (SBS), which claims to be a leading technology partner to more than 1,500 financial institutions worldwide, announced it has been “selected as preferred supplier for Bevan Money, a digitally focused start-up who will provide retail mortgage and savings products to the UK… Read More

Matera Brings Instant Payments, QR Code Payment Solutions to US Market

Matera, maker of world-class instant payment and QR code technology for financial institutions, announced its move into the U.S. “with new headquarters in San Francisco.” The expansion comes amid adoption of Pix, the instant payment system “implemented by the Central Bank of Brazil in 2020… Read More

Finastra, Clinc to Enhance Digital Engagement, Reduce Service Agent Workload

Finastra announced that Clinc, the conversational AI specialist serving global financial institutions, will “deliver its Virtual Banking Assistant technology fully integrated within Finastra’s Fusion Digital Banking platform.” The application “enables Finastra’s bank and credit union customers, utilizing Fusion Digital Banking as their digital platform, to… Read More

Cambodia: ABA Bank Introduces Instant Card issuance Kiosks, Supported by Compass Plus Technologies

ABA Bank, which claims to be Cambodia’s leading financial institution, has become the first bank in the country “to launch instant card issuance kiosks using Compass Plus Technologies solutions.” This new service “enables the issuance of international debit cards (Visa, Mastercard, and UnionPay) and local… Read More

Embedded Banking Fintech ClearBank Reaches Profitability as Revenue Exceeds £45m

ClearBank Ltd., the enabler of secure accounts, real-time clearing, and Embedded Banking for financial institutions, announced that it has “reached profitability.” ClearBank Ltd. has “generated £45.4m in revenue YTD and from October has reached monthly profitability in the UK.” The fintech bank “has nearly tripled… Read More

European Banking Authority (EBA) Releases Guidelines on Remote Customer Onboarding

The European Banking Authority (EBA) recently published its final Guidelines on the use of remote customer onboarding solutions. These Guidelines “set out the steps credit and financial institutions should take to ensure safe and effective remote customer onboarding practices in line with applicable anti-money laundering… Read More

Finastra Onboards Fragmos Chain’s Blockchain Platform for Digitalization of OTC Derivatives Post-Trade

Finastra announced a collaboration with Fragmos Chain, a blockchain platform which digitalizes interactions between financial institutions, “to provide Finastra customers with out-of-the-box integration with Finastra Summit, its over-the-counter (OTC) derivatives market solution.” The API-first integration, via FusionFabric.cloud, “enables banks globally to digitalize their OTC derivatives… Read More

Regnology Announces Acquisition of Belgian Regtech b.fine

Regnology, a software provider with a focus on regulatory reporting solutions, announces that it has acquired b.fine, a Belgian RegTech firm which “assists financial institutions on the enhancement of their reporting supply chain.” Founded in 2017 and headquartered in Belgium, b.fine has “grown to a… Read More

London Stock Exchange Group, Mizuho to Collaborate on Development of Sustainability Solutions

LSEG (London Stock Exchange Group) and Mizuho Financial Group, Inc., one of Japan’s leading global financial institutions, announced an agreement “to collaborate in providing sustainability solutions to the bank’s corporate clients.” The agreement will enable Mizuho “to strengthen its offering to customers by combining LSEG’s… Read More

Philippines: UnionBank Live on METACO Harmonize to Launch Crypto Services

METACO, the provider of digital asset management technology to complex, global financial institutions, announced that Union Bank of the Philippines (UnionBank), one of the largest universal banks in the Philippines, has “gone live on METACO’s flagship platform, Harmonize™, to pilot the launch of crypto services… Read More

Glia, Finastra to Accelerate Transition to Digital-First Customer Service for Financial Institutions

Glia, the provider of Digital Customer Service (DCS), has teamed up with Finastra, a global provider of financial software applications and marketplaces, “to help financial institutions to improve the digital customer experience.” Via its FusionFabric.cloud platform and Fusion Digital Banking solution, Finastra will “offer Glia’s… Read More

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