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Regulators Ramp Up to Tackle Insufficient Surveillance, JPMorgan Hammered with $200 Million Penalty

Earlier this week, the Securities and Exchange Commission hit JPMorgan (NYSE:JPM) with a $125 million penalty. JP Morgan Securities, a subsidiary of JP Morgan, was fined for “widespread and longstanding failures by the firm and its employees to maintain and preserve written communications,” said the… Read More

Fintech Firm Trumid, Provider of Fixed-Income Digital Trading Platform, Partners with JPMorgan

Trumid, a Fintech firm and fixed income electronic trading platform, is pleased to confirm that J.P. Morgan (NYSE: JPM) will be joining its trading platform and client network as a strategic partner. As mentioned in the announcement, J.P. Morgan will be utilizing Trumid’s Attributed Trading… Read More

Asian Fintech Platform WeLab Announces Acquisition of PT Bank Jasa Jakarta

WeLab, a pan-Asian Fintech platform, has announced the acquisition of PT Bank Jasa Jakarta (BJJ), which is a commercial banking institution based in Indonesia, with plans to introduce its second digital bank in Asia “further to the successful launch of WeLab Bank in Hong Kong.”… Read More

OSTTRA’s TriOptima Announces triBalance Credit Optimization Rebalancing Initiative to Lower Risk in Central Counterparties

OSTTRA’s TriOptima, an infrastructure service that aims to reduce costs and mitigates risk in OTC derivatives markets, has announced a triBalance credit optimization rebalancing initiative that “reduces risk in multiple central counterparties (CCPs), including LCH CDSClear and ICE Clear concurrently.” As mentioned in the announcement,… Read More

Former JPMorgan Professional Joshua Barraclough Joins Digital Asset Platform Bitpanda

The team at digital asset platform Bitpanda notes that they’re pleased to welcome Joshua Barraclough on board, as Chief Executive Officer of Bitpanda Pro. As mentioned in the update, Josh joins Bitpanda from J.P. Morgan with “the ambitious goal of turning Pro into the number… Read More

UniCredit, JPMorgan Team Up on SWIFT Go Payment Transactions between Europe and the US

UniCredit and J.P. Morgan (NYSE: JPM) have teamed up for the SWIFT Go project – a transformative new service that “enables small businesses and consumers to send fast, highly secure, and competitively priced low-value cross-border payments anywhere in the world.” As mentioned in the announcement:… Read More

JP Morgan Expected to Launch New Digital Bank Next Week

JPMorgan Chase (NYSE: JPM) revealed many months ago its intent to launch a new digital bank in the UK. Today, there are reports the digital bank under the Chase brand will launch next week. In January of 2021, JPM said it wanted to provide UK… Read More

Fintech Plaid Announces New Funding from J.P. Morgan Private Capital Growth Equity, Amex Ventures as Part of Previous Series D

Fintech Plaid has announced new funding from J.P. Morgan Private Capital Growth Equity and Amex Ventures. As mentioned in a note shared with CI, Plaid acquired additional capital from J.P. Morgan Private Capital Growth Equity Partners and existing investor Amex Ventures. The investments are part… Read More

Data as a Service Analytics Infrastructure Firm GoodData Acquires $45M Credit Facility from JPMorgan

GoodData, the leader in Data as a Service (DaaS) analytics infrastructure, reveals that it has acquired a $45 million credit facility from J.P. Morgan (NYSE: JPM). Building on the firm’s recent adoption momentum and the release of the GoodData Cloud Native platform (GoodData.CN), GoodData’s management… Read More

Digital Bank Zopa Is Reportedly Planning to Raise £100M at £500M+ Post-Money Valuation IPO, with JPMorgan Advising

Digital bank Zopa will be working with JPMorgan which will serve as an advisor on a £100 million funding round. This, according to a report from Sky News, which noted that investors who have been approached regarding the investment round have been considering a £500… Read More

Over 2.1M BTC Return to Profitability based on Realized Price, $955M in Shorts Liquidated in 24 Hrs with Bitcoin Reaching $39K: Report

As Bitcoin prices rally higher, more than 2.1 million $BTC have now “returned to profitability based on their realized price,” according to an update from Glassnode. According to Glassnode, this indicates that 11.2% of the circulating Bitcoin supply has an “on-chain cost basis between $29k… Read More

Fintech Unit of Kakao, a Major South Korean Tech Firm, Submits IPO Paperwork, Seeking $1.4B

Kakao Pay, a Fintech division of Kakao, which is the South Korean company that operates the KakaoTalk messenger app, reveals that it has submitted its initial public offering (IPO) filing. The company intends to secure as much 1.632 trillion Korean won (app. $1.4 billion) in… Read More

Lloyds Banking Group to Appoint David Gledill as Chief Operating Officer, Effective Aug 2021 after Regulatory Approval

Lloyds Banking Group plc (LON: LLOY), a British financial institution formed through the acquisition of HBOS by Lloyds TSB in 2009 and one of the UK’s largest financial services organizations, with 30 million customers and 65,000 employees, has confirmed that David Gledhill will be joining… Read More

Blend Network CEO: 2020 Will Be Known as Year Seeing a Decade of Digital Transformation

We recently connected with Yann Murciano, CEO at UK-based Blend Network, an online peer to peer (P2P) lender. Murciano talked extensively about the “unbundling” of banking and FinTech, and how now we are witnessing the “rebundling” of banking and FinTech again. He pointed out that… Read More

COIN: JPMorgan and Goldman Both See Shares of Coinbase Moving Higher

Coinbase (NASDAQ:COIN), the newly listed digital asset exchange, has received some good news this week as two big banks predicted that shares in the company should be going higher over the next twelve months. Yesterday, it was reported that JPMorgan analyst Kenneth Worthington initiated coverage… Read More

JPMorgan Is Working with Bahrain’s Central Bank and Bank ABC to Launch Real-Time Cross-Border Payments, May Work on CBDCs Later

The reserve bank of Bahrain is reportedly working with J.P. Morgan (NYSE:JPM) and Bank ABC in order to launch a real-time cross-border payments system (as part of a digital currency settlement pilot program). Bank ABC and J.P. Morgan will be conducting tests including the transfer of… Read More

Fintech Unicorn Marqeta Might Conduct IPO as Early As Next Month: Report

Fintech Unicorn Marqeta is reportedly planning to conduct an initial public offering (IPO) later this year, according to a report from BI. Oakland-based payments processor Marqeta is valued at around $4.3 billion. The company provides debit cards to firms such as DoorDash and Instacart. Marqeta… Read More

DBS Teams Up With JPMorgan & Temasek to Launch Cross-Border Blockchain Payments Platform

DBS announced on Wednesday it has partnered with JPMorgan and Temasek to launch a cross-border payments platform, known as Partior. According to the trio, Partior aims “to disrupt the traditional cross-border payments ‘hub and spoke’ model,” which has notably caused common “pain points” such as… Read More

The TIFIN Group, a Fintech Platform for Wealth Management, Finalizes $22.3M Round from JPMorgan, Morningstar, Broadridge

The TIFIN GROUP, a Fintech platform with 10 active operating firms for the asset and wealth management sector, revealed on Tuesday (April 20, 2021) that it finalized a $22.3 million Series B round. The Group also announced the addition of three strategic investors to its… Read More

Fintech Unicorn Nubank’s Mexican Division Nu Mexico to Acquire $135M in Capital to Expand Operations in Latin America

The Mexico-based division of Fintech Unicorn Nubank, which is notably the largest standalone digital banking platform in the world, will be acquiring $135 million in capital in order to support its business operations in the Latin American (LatAm) region’s second-largest economy. As first reported by… Read More

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