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State of North Carolina Adds Fintech Sandbox to Encourage Innovation in Financial Services

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The North Carolina Regulatory Sandbox Act of 2021 has been signed into law making the state one of a handful that are seeking to encourage innovation in financial services. The Mountaineer reported that the legislation received unanimous support in both the state House and Senate…. Read More

China: WeiyangX Fintech Review

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Shanghai Reveals 2nd Batch of Projects for its Fintech Sandbox On December 31st 2020, the Shanghai Fintech Innovation Supervision Pilot Working Group revealed the second batch of projects for its fintech sandbox. The 5 innovative projects focused on cutting-edge technologies such as big data, multi-party… Read More

MAS: Singapore Updates Fintech Sandbox Express Guidelines

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Singapore is a jurisdiction that has worked to enable innovation in financial services. A collaborative government that encourages the financial regulator, the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS), to enable change has created a robust Fintech ecosystem. MAS has long operated a regulatory Sandbox to help… Read More

Switzerland based F10 Fintech Incubator and Accelerator Adds Insurance APIs from Baloise

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Switzerland-headquartered F10 Fintech Incubator and Accelerator has reportedly added several different insurance APIs from Baloise, a Swiss insurance holding firm. The APIs are now a part of the F10 Fintech Sandbox. This development aims to support Open Insurance services in the European country. Last year,… Read More

India’s New Fintech Sandbox Program will be Managed by Recently Established International Financial Services Centres Authority

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Indian regulatory authorities have introduced the framework for establishing a Fintech regulatory sandbox that will help local startups with experimenting or testing out their ideas in a live environment. The Fintech sandbox program will allow established industry participants and startups to work cooperatively in order… Read More

Fintech Regulators in Malaysia Aim to Establish a “Level Playing Field” for Businesses Operating in the Same Market Segment

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Malaysian Fintech firms are regulated according to the requirements provided by Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM), the nation’s central bank. Suhaimi Bin Ali, director of the Financial Development and Innovation Department at BNM, explained (during the introduction of the Fintech Booster program earlier this month): “We… Read More

UK Financial Conduct Authority Partners with City of London Corporation to Pilot Digital Sandbox Supporting Firms Addressing COVID-19 Challenge

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The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) and the City of London Corporation are partnering on a digital sandbox designed to support firms that are addressing the COVID-19 challenge. The digital sandbox will support both big finance and early state Fintechs seeking to play a role in… Read More

Israel Is Reportedly Preparing to Finally Roll Out its Fintech Regulatory Sandbox Program, which is Part of Proposals in New Arrangements Law

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Israel is reportedly getting ready to launch a Fintech regulatory sandbox, in order to make it easier for local financial technology startups to test out new products and services. The Arrangements Law that the nation’s Treasury will be presenting to the cabinet will include rules… Read More

South Korea’s Fintech Sandbox Secures $111 Million in Capital, Expected to Create 380 New Jobs

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  South Korea’s Fintech sandbox program has reportedly acquired $111 million in funding. The initiative is expected to create 380 new jobs, locally. South Korean officials confirmed that the financial technology regulatory sandbox had secured KRW 136.4 billion in capital, and that they’re expecting the… Read More

China: WeiyangX Fintech Review

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Tencent LiCaiTong Releases “Online Wealth Management Behavior and Security Report (2019)“ On January 14th, LiCaiTong, Tencent’s wealth management platform, and National Institution for Finance & Development (NIFD) jointly released the “Online Wealth Management Behavior and Security Report (2019)”. The report published the 2019 online wealth… Read More

China: WeiyangX Fintech Review

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The People’s Bank of China Releases China’s Green Finance Development Report (2018) In order to introduce China’s achievements and experience in green finance, the People’s Bank of China (PBC) has worked with relevant authorities and organizations to compile the annual China’s Green Finance Development Report… Read More

End to End Digital Securities Facilitator Propine Accepted into Monetary Authority of Singapore Fintech Sandbox

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Propine, described as a comprehensive securities services provider for digital securities, has been accepted into the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) Fintech Regulatory Sandbox.  Singapore is a prominent Fintech hub and has pushed forward on the emerging digital security sector powered by distributed ledger technology. … Read More

TokenMarket Closes Own STO at £240,000

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TokenMarket, a Fintech operating under the watchful eye of the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) Fintech Sandbox, has completed its first security token offering (STO) for equity in the firm. TokenMarket set an initial funding goal of £150,000 but had stated it would have accepted several… Read More

Equifax Announces New Partnership With Fintech Sandbox to Provide Access to Consumer & Commercial Data to Startups

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Equifax announced on Thursday it has joined forces with FinTech Sandbox to help startups access consumer and commercial data from the Equifax platform. Participating startups pay no fees and no equity is taken. Equifax reported: “In addition to data, Equifax will give analytical support to… Read More

UK based TokenMarket Plans £10 Million Security Token Offering While Participating in FCA Fintech Sandbox

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Yesterday, TokenMarket, a “Global investment platform” announced its intent to raise up to £10 million in a security token offering (STO). Perhaps the most interesting aspect of the forthcoming STO is the fact that TokenMarket will be issuing the securities under the watchful eye of the UK Financial Conduct… Read More

Fineqia Partners with Nivaura on Tokenized Bond Issuance in the UK

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Fineqia (CSE: FNQ) (OTC: FNQQF) (Frankfurt: FNQA) is reporting a new partnership with Nivaura, according to a release by the company. The partnership will “perform a fully automated tokenized bond issuance and administration, registered and cleared on a public Ethereum blockchain, to conduct its test for issuing… Read More

Deloitte & Innovate Finance Publish Report on UK FCA Fintech Sandbox

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The Fintech Sandbox set up by the Financial Conduct Authority in the UK has now been in operation for the past two years. The trailblazing project has since been replicated multiple times around the world. The concept was simple: create a safe haven for Fintech… Read More

First of its Kind Arizona Fintech Sandbox Looks to Partner with Fintech Leaders in United Kingdom

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This past spring, Arizona became the first US state to create its very own bespoke Fintech Sandbox thus replicating a successful program initially launched in the UK. Since the UK regulatory authorities launched their Sandbox, many countries have done the same. Arizona House Bill  2343 allows… Read More

ACTIV Financial Joins FinTech Sandbox as Data Partner

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On Monday, FinTech Sandbox announced financial market data vendor ACTIV Financial has joined its platform as a new data partner. According to FinTech Sandbox, ACTIV offers a variety of solutions making them the only truly end-to-end, independent market data utility in the industry. The company products… Read More

Arizona Creates a Regulatory Fintech Sandbox

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Arizona has become the first state in the US to enact a law that creates a regulatory Fintech Sandbox. This is an interesting move as the US Securities and Exchange Commission has been slow to embrace Fintech innovation by creating their own Fintech Sandbox meanwhile… Read More

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