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Marqeta Adds New Fraud Tools, RiskControl, to Counter Digital Fraud

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Marqeta (NASDAQ: MQ), a future-facing card issuance platform, has announced a new set of tools to battle the ever-present fraudsters that challenge all financial services firms. “RiskControl” is a new feature designed to provide Marqeta customers with a comprehensive service to handle end-to-end risk management… Read More

Payments Fintech Thunes Purchases Majority Stake in AML Firm Tookitaki

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Thunes has purchased a majority stake in Tookitaki Holding Pte Ltd. According to a statement from Thunes, the company invested over $20 million Thunes is a Singapore-based payments Fintech. Tookitaki is a compliance firm providing anti-money laundering (AML) and know your customer (KYC) services, as… Read More

European Payments Firm Nikulipe Works with iDenfy on Digital ID, AML – KYC

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Nikulipe, a payments Fintech that aims to make it easier for fast-growing firms to streamline international payments, has enlisted iDenfy, a fraud prevention and digital identity verification business to help with proof of person, AML, and KYC.  iDenfy’s document verification service will support Nikulipe mission… Read More

London Stock Exchange Group (LSEG) to Expand its Range of Digital ID Solutions

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London Stock Exchange Group (LSEG) announced that it has agreed to acquire Global Data Consortium Inc (GDC), an international provider of “high-quality” identity verification data “to support clients with Know Your Customer (KYC) requirements.” Established back in 2012, GDC specializes in “delivering high-speed electronic digital… Read More

Alloy Teams Up with Prove to Improve Digital Onboarding, Reduce Risk of Fraud

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Alloy, the identity decisioning platform for banks and Fintech firms, recently announced its partnership with Prove, a “phone-centric” digital identity provider, to enable financial institutions “to verify and authenticate their customers.” Alloy‘s identity decisioning platform “brings the many pieces of digital identity into a centralized… Read More

Uppsala Security Teams Up with CAMO LABEL for NFT and Digital Asset Security

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Uppsala Security, a provider of security tools and services for Crypto AML/CTF, Transaction Risk Management, Regulatory Compliance, Transaction Tracking, and Cyber Security, has announced the signing of a business agreement with CAMO LABEL, an NFT studio, “focused on strengthening the security of digital assets (including… Read More

Digital Asset Lending Report: KYC, Risk Management, Risk Pricing are Main Challenges to Growth

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  Cryptocurrency-based lending has emerged as an important trend in the decentralized finance (DeFi) market. However, it faces certain challenges relating to Know Your Customer (KYC) considerations, risk management and risk pricing. This, according to a report from Huobi, which noted that these challenges can… Read More

Encompass Corp., a Provider of Automated KYC Solutions, Acquires £25M in Funding

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Encompass Corporation, the provider of “intelligently” automated Know Your Customer (KYC) solutions, recently confirmed the completion of a £25 million raise. Perennial Partners, an Australian investment management firm, reportedly served as the lead investor, and was joined by financial services focused principal investing company, Serendipity… Read More

André Ferraz: CEO at Incognia Discusses Why Location Spoofing Is Critical for Crypto Firms Amid Sanctions on Russia

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André Ferraz. CEO at Incognia, a “privacy-first” innovator in location technology, enabling “frictionless” zero-factor authentication for mobile. recently commented on why location spoofing is critical for crypto companies amid sanctions on Russia. He talked about why it is important to keep track of users’ activities… Read More

Chainalysis Unveils Pair of Blockchain-Based Tools

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Chainalysis, a blockchain data platform, today announced the accelerated launch of two sanctions screening tools – an on-chain oracle available today and an API expected to launch next month – for the cryptocurrency industry free of charge. As countries around the world continue to leverage economic sanctions… Read More

BitMEX Founders Arthur Hayes and Benjamin Delo Plead Guilty, Agree to $10 Million Penalty Each

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Arthur Hayes and Benjamin Delo, BitMEX crypto derivatives exchange founders, have pleaded guilty to charges of violating the Bank Secrecy Act. According to the US Department of Justice, the two founders willfully failed to establish, implement, and maintain anti-money laundering (AML) programs at BitMEX. Under… Read More

Payments in the Future: IDC InfoBrief Commissioned by Episode Six Looks at 2023 and Beyond

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It’s no secret the process of how we pay for goods and services is changing before our eyes and the latest IDC InfoBrief commissioned by Episode Six speculates on what the future will look like. In 2030 they expect 74 per cent of global consumer… Read More

Crypto Regulations Must Have International Focus in 2022 and Beyond: William Je

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Cryptocurrency regulations are evolving quickly around the globe as authorities respond to the growing risks posed by criminals exploiting the latest payment methods to mask and launder the profits from their crimes. According to William Je, founder and CEO of Hamilton Investment Management, this growth has warranted the introduction… Read More

Non-Fungible Tokens: Buyer Beware!

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Non-fungible tokens (NFT) are currently the belle of the blockchain ball. The revenue related to sales of NFT’s are staggering: $69 Million for Beeple while NBA’s Top Shot swished over $700M in sales in less than a year. Open Sea, the largest NFT exchange, has a… Read More

Everest’s Polygon Integration to Increase Access to Biometric Verifiers

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Everest, a Fintech company with blockchain solutions for identity verification, eKYC, crypto custodianship, and financial services, this week announced an integration with Polygon, a leading platform for Ethereum scalability and infrastructure development. By making its EverChain fully interoperable with Polygon PoS chain, Everest brings its… Read More

CIMB Philippines Teams Up with Digital KYC Tech Provider Zoloz to Streamline Virtual Banking Services

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CIMB Philippines recently revealed that it has teamed up with Zoloz, an e-KYC tech provider, in order to enhance its virtual banking services. The banking institution will reportedly use Zoloz’s digital KYC solution for supporting secure and seamless customer onboarding as well as an improved… Read More

Tommy Nicholas from Alloy Says Firm Spends Considerable Time Thinking About Managing Interplay between Risk and UX

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Tommy Nicholas, CEO at Alloy, which specializes in identity verification APIs that make KYC/AML “effective and simple,” says that he loves Fintech. Nicholas writes in a blog post that he believes the wide availability of “digital-first” consumer/SMB financial services helps “drive fees down, increases access… Read More

Binance CEO Changpeng Zhao Explains Why Digital Asset Firm Welcomes Proper Regulations for Crypto Industry

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Binance CEO Changpeng Zhao or CZ notes that there are many “misconceptions” out there about crypto and that he will address a few of them. For example, many people say that “Regulation is bad for crypto.” According to CZ, we should not hold such a simplistic… Read More

FinCEN Is Seeking Comments on Modernization of US AML/CFT Regulations

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The Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN), a bureau of the US Department of the Treasury that collects and analyzes information about financial transactions to combat money laundering, terrorist financing, and other financial crimes, is issuing a request for information (RFI) “seeking comments on ways to… Read More

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