Tagged: regtech

Regtech Startup ClauseMatch Secures $5 Million Through Series A Funding Round Led By Index Ventures

UK-based regtech startup ClauseMatch announced on Monday it secured $5 million through its Series A funding round, which was led by Index Ventures, with participation from Tom Glocer, former CEO of Thomson Reuters, and Cristobal Conde, former CEO of Sungard. Founded in 2012, the company… Read More

BBVA Announces New Categories For BBVA Open Talent Fintech Competition

BBVA announced earlier this week new categories for its upcoming BBVA Open Talent fintech competition. The company reports that this year’s competition is looking for “the best and brightest” ideas that will shape the future of financial services, with three prizes available. BBVA then revealed a… Read More

Baringa Partners Announces Partnership With SteelEye to Invest in London’s RegTech Market

On Wednesday, European independent management consulting firm Baringa Partners announced its as formed a partnership with UK-based compliance and data analytics firm  SteelEye to make its way into the regtech industry. The company stated it believes that the regtech market will continue to grow and… Read More

Dubai International Financial Centre Reports Fintech Ecosystem Gains Further Momentum in 2018

Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC), an international financial hub in the Middle East, Africa and South Asia (MEASA) region, announced on Monday important developments in its Fintech ecosystem that further strengthen its position as MEASA’s number one and one of the world’s top ten FinTech… Read More

Commonwealth Bank of Australia Completes RegTech Pilot With ING

Earlier this week, Commonwealth Bank of Australia (CBA) announced it has completed a regtech pilot with ING to simplify processing of information and implementation of regulation using the Markets in Financial Instruments Directive II (MiFID II) as a test case. According to CBA, the project… Read More

Blockchain Firm GECKO Governance Secures $1 Million Investment from COSIMO Ventures

GECKO Governance, a regtech blockchain solution based in Ireland, announced on Thursday it secured $1 million in seed investment financing from COSIMO Ventures. Founded in 2015, GECKO describes itself as a suite of blockchain-integrated products that allows fund managers and banks to schedule all end-to-end… Read More

UK Fintech Humaniq Forms Partnership With Regtech Coinfirm

On Monday, UK-based fintech firm Humaniq announced it has formed a partnership with regtech Coinfirm to build an even better digital experience for users of the Humaniq application using the cutting-edge AML solutions. According to Humaniq, it and Coinfirm are aiming to provide complete solutions for the world’s… Read More

Hogan Lovells Launches FCA Authorisation Tool for Fintechs

Hogan Lovells, a global law firm, is showcasing its recently launched Hogan Lovells “Engage”: Authorization Tool. The new Regtech application aims to guide Fintech startups through the process of authorization from the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA). The tool is free to use on the Hogan Lovells… Read More

ASIC Publishes Response on Innovation Hub & Regtech

The Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC) is out with a report responding to feedback on their Innovation Hub and Regtech in general. ASIC sought feedback on their overall approach and establishing a new Regtech liaison group. ASIC received 19 responses from Fintech businesses and technology companies,… Read More

RegTech Startup Securrency Announces Partnership With International FinTech Firm Humaniq

Securrency, a RegTech company with a platform designed to streamline regulatory compliance for token offerings, announced on Thursday it has signed an extensive strategic partnership with Humaniq, an Ethereum-based Blockchain ecosystem looking to bring financial inclusion to over 2 billion unbanked people globally. According to… Read More

ADGM Aligns with KPMG, Swiss Finance + Technology Association and Responsible Finance & Investment Foundation

  It’s been quiet an exciting week for Abu Dhabi Global Market: global Fintech challenges, new alliances and partnerships. ADGM and KPMG have synced to launch the first ever FinTech Abu Dhabi Innovation Challenge on 22 October 2017 in Abu Dhabi to enable startups to… Read More

Cambridge Centre for Alternative Finance Tackles the Future of Finance at Annual Event

At the end of June, the Cambridge Centre for Alternative Finance (CCAF) hosted its second annual conference that saw participants from the world of finance from all over the world. The conference was entitled Navigating the Contours of Alternative Finance and sought to provide a… Read More

International RegTech Association Launches, Lists Executive Board Members

The non-profit International RegTech Association (IRTA), incorporated in Switzerland in May, has launched to provide a united community of individuals and organizations, with a shared vision to innovate, advance, and influence the future of Regulatory Technology (Regtech).  Regtech is a vital aspect of financial services…. Read More

Hong Kong Resurgence: Asian Financial Center Targets Fintech Dominance

A Discussion with Charles d’Haussy, Head of Fintech, InvestHK. Hong Kong has been a definitive leader in global finance and trade for many decades. Yet when it comes to Fintech, embracing financial innovation has been slower than some other centers of alternative finance. But recently Hong… Read More

NatWest Links with Recordsure to Trial AI ComplianceTech

NatWest has joined with Recordsure, deciding to trial AI technology to boost customer confidence and insure “best possible” information and advice. The partnership will allow NatWest to explore how Recordsure’s RegTech recording and analysis solution can be used to improve and monitor the quality of information and… Read More

Growing Reg Influence in MENA Fintech: Abu Dhabi Global Market Joins R3 Consortium

Abu Dhabi Global Market (ADGM), the international financial centre in Abu Dhabi, has joined R3 as a new member of its international consortium. ADGM is the first regulatory body in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region to be part of the R3 consortium, comprising over… Read More

SWIFT & Dow Jones Risk & Compliance Publish RegTech Report (Infographic)

A large majority (75%) of anti-money laundering (AML) professionals believe the current geopolitical landscape presents new risks and challenges for preventing financial crime at their organisations, according to a joint survey by SWIFT and Dow Jones Risk & Compliance. To address these risks, more than half… Read More

People’s Bank of China Committee Investigates Fintech’s Impact & Influence

The People’s Bank of China has set up a committee that will investigate the impact of fintech on monetary policy and financial markets as well as how big data and AI can be used for regulatory oversight, according to a release. China has emerged as a… Read More

Lemon Way: Payments & Regtech for 29 Countries in 24 Languages

In its early days as a Payment Service Provider, Lemon Way took up the challenge of meeting the complex needs of crowdfunding platforms while drastically cutting the costs and relieving them of much of the regulatory burden of payment transactions. Five years later, the company… Read More

Regtech Reducing Compliance Costs for Early Adopters in Financial Markets

Last week, TABB Group released a report entitled “Financial Markets: Embracing RegTech” which focused on the growing issue of increasing regulatory compliance facing financial institutions today. TABB Group is an international research and consulting firm focused on capital markets. Problem: Increasing Regulations Post-2008 The global financial… Read More