European loan marketplace Mintos has secured investment firm and electronic money institution licenses from the Latvian regulator Financial and Capital Market Commission (FCMC). Investors on Mintos have funded close to €7 billion in loans which are issued by more than 90 alternative lending companies to… Read More
U.S.-based fintech Broadridge Financial announced earlier this week is it teaming up with FundsLibrary, a provider of digital fund data and regulatory solutions, to provide regtech solutions for European wealth and asset managers. The duo is now developing an offering to address the challenges posed… Read More
According to CoreData Research, advisers believe MiFID II is a bigger challenging than Brexit. A study by the research firm of nearly 1000 UK financial advisors indicated that 19% deemed MiFID II a challenge followed by Brexit at 15%. Macroeconomic and geopolitical risks stood at 13%,… Read More
London-based Kuber Ventures, an alternative fund investment platform providing access to EIS/SEIS opportunities, has announced a commercial partnership with MICAP to provide independent due diligence and research on the funds that are currently available on the Kuber platform. The partnership is described as placing Kuber… Read More
Recently, the European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) held its first ever conference in Paris. The event underlined the growing importance of ESMA, the European Supervisory Authority for capital markets. Along with the European Commission and the Parliament, ESMA is one of the pillars… Read More
Even while Brexit pushes pause on so many policy issues, the implementation of Markets in Financial Instruments Directive “II” (MiFID II) moves forward in the UK. The MiFID is a collective regulatory approach to streamlining the purchase and sales of securities across Europe. MiFID II… Read More
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