Tagged: financial markets authority

Austria Slams Brakes on Crypto Miner INVIA GmbH

The Financial Market Authority (FMA) in Austria is seeking to shut down cryptocurrency miner INVIA GmbH based in Vienna. According to a note published on the FMA site, the regulator has prohibited the business model of the company on the grounds of “the suspicion of… Read More

Australian Securities and Investments Commission Enters Agreement with Swiss Financial Markets Authority to Partner on Fintech

The Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC) has added a new Fintech partnership arrangement with a deal signed with the Swiss Financial Markets Authority (FINMA). Both regulators have been impressively open to financial innovation so an agreement to cooperate on disruptive finance simply makes sense…. Read More

New Zealand & Australia Recommit to Collaborate on Fintech

The Financial Markets Authority (FMA) in New Zealand and the Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC) have re-affirmed their collaboration on the expanding opportunities in Fintech innovation. The two agencies originally entered into a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) back in 2012. Since that time, much… Read More

PledgeMe Receives FMA Approval For Upcoming Peer-to-Peer Lending Platform

On Thursday, co-founder and CEO of PledgeMe, Anna Guenther, announced the New Zealand-based crowdfunding portal has received approved by the Financial Markets Authority (FMA) to launch its very own peer-to-peer (P2P) lending platform, PledgeMe. L Guenther stated: “We’re very excited to have completed this important step towards… Read More

LendMe Dubbed First Platform to Offer Secured Peer-to-Peer Lending in New Zealand

LendMe today announced that it has received its peer-to-peer(P2P) license from the Financial Markets Authority and is the first peer to peer lender in New Zealand to specialize in secured lending; offering a range of loan products that will be secured by mortgage over borrowers’… Read More

Rippr May Be First Equity Crowdfunding Campaign in New Zealand

It appears that New Zealand will have their very first equity crowdfunding campaign on Snowball Effect later this month, at least according to a tweet from Ripper Crowd Loyalty;   Guys! We have a launch date for our #equitycrowdfunding campaign on @snowballnz. 28/07/14. Rippr will… Read More

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