Sally Meouche – Ghrawi, Executive Board Member of eSync Network, Discusses Importance of RWA Tokenization, Blockchain Tech by Omar Faridi

Payments Canada Welcomes Susan Hawkins as New President and CEO

The Payments Canada Board of Directors announced the appointment of Susan Hawkins to President and CEO of Payments Canada, effective August 12, 2024. Garry Foster, Chair of the Payments Canada Board of Directors said: “We are thrilled to appoint Susan Hawkins to lead Payments Canada… Read More

Swiss Stock Exchange SIX Announces Appointment of Laura Bayley, Head Clearing Services, As SWIFT Board Member

Laura Bayley, Head Clearing Services, SIX, has been appointed as new SWIFT Board Member, the world’s provider of secure financial messaging services. SWIFT’s Board composition is designed to “ensure SWIFT‘s global relevance, support its international reach and uphold its strict neutrality.” Laura Bayley is Head… Read More

Galia Beer-Gabel from Team8 Comments on Typical Timeframe for Fintech Startups to Achieve Unicorn Status

The term ‘Unicorn’ was first introduced in 2013, as a way to signify the statistical rarity of high-performing startups. Unicorn status today is much more than a financial milestone of around $1 billion; for startups, it’s a recognition of their organization’s disruptive capabilities, unique solutions,… Read More

Bridging the $1.7 Trillion Credit Gap for Female-led SMEs

To the surprise of nobody, female-led SMEs often face significant hurdles in the hyper-competitive global marketplace, primarily due to systemic biases and gender disparities entrenched within financial systems. Studies have consistently shown that women entrepreneurs encounter more challenges in securing financing compared to their male… Read More

Autorité des Marchés Financiers (AMF) Appoints Marie Seiller As Resources, Operations, Transformation Director

Marie Seiller has reportedly been appointed Resources, Operations and Transformation Director at the Autorité des Marchés Financiers (AMF). Currently Chief accountant at the Autorité des Marchés Financiers (AMF), Marie Seiller will head “the Resources, Operations and Transformation Directorate (DRST) from 27 May 2024.” In this… Read More

SEC Commissioner Hester Peirce Comments on UK FCA, Bank of England Digital Securities Sandbox Consultation: Will SEC Continue to Ignore the Opportunity?

SEC Commissioner Hester Peirce has publicly shared a comment on a consultation in the UK. Launched last April, the proposal is for a Digital Securities Sandbox (DSS) initiated by the UK Financial Conduct Authority and the Bank of England. The deadline for feedback from interested… Read More

Crowdfunding OG Sara Hanks Sells Crowdcheck, Updates on Her Future in Online Capital Formation

Crowdcheck is one of the foundational firms that entered the securities crowdfunding sector, supporting issuers and platforms that enable online capital formation. Crowdcheck is probably the top legal services firm preparing Reg A+ documents for issuers, which the Securities and Exchange Commission must qualify for… Read More

Payments Canada Appoints Paula Dunlop as VP, Policy, Government Relations and Research

Payments Canada is pleased to welcome Paula Dunlop as the new Vice President, Policy, Government Relations and Research. In this role, Paula will be expected to “oversee these three important functions at Payments Canada that influence and enhance their work with key stakeholders and across… Read More

Central Bank of Ireland Deputy Governor Shares Perspective on Setting up EU AML Authority for Success

While sharing insights at the European Anti-Financial Crime Summit, Deputy Governor of the Central Bank of Ireland Derville Rowland said: “The commitment of European leaders to introduce a single rulebook for Anti-Money Laundering (AML) and the creation of a new European AML supervisory and financial… Read More

Autorité des Marchés Financiers (AMF) Announces Appointments of France Mayer As Retail Investor Relations and Protection Director

France Mayer has reportedly been appointed Retail Investor Relations and Protection Director at the Autorité des Marchés Financiers (AMF). France Mayer is currently Market Intermediaries Supervision Director “at the Data and Markets Directorate of the Autorité des Marchés Financiers (AMF).” She will take over as… Read More

UK Fintech GoCardless Appoints Jolawn Victor As Chief Growth Officer

Bank payment company GoCardless has appointed Jolawn Victor as its Chief Growth Officer. Victor is said to have previously “held C-suite and executive roles at PepsiCo, Headspace and most recently, Intuit, where she was Vice President and Country Manager of Intuit UK with ownership of… Read More

UK’s Nucleus Financial Platforms Announces Key Appointments to its Board

Nucleus Financial Platforms, one of the UK’s independent, adviser platform groups, has announced the appointment of two new Non-Executive Directors (NEDs) to its board. Cathryn Riley, who started on 1 May, will “chair the remuneration committee, and Clare Bousfield will join on 1 July and… Read More

Sally Meouche – Ghrawi, Executive Board Member of eSync Network, Discusses Importance of RWA Tokenization, Blockchain Tech

Sally Meouche-Ghrawi, Executive Board Member of eSync Network, recently shared her views and insights regarding the importance of RWA (real-world assets) tokenization and the rise of blockchain technology. Sally Meouche discusses the potential benefits of leveraging distributed ledger technology (DLT) to streamline key processes. Our… Read More

Global Payments Fintech Remitly Appoints Ronit Peled to Key Role

Remitly is pleased to introduce our new Chief People Officer, Ronit Peled. Remitly is an international payments company that “leverages digital channels, including mobile phones, to send money internationally.” Remitly’s digital products are said to be “fundamentally faster, less expensive, and far more convenient for… Read More

UK’s Financial Policy Committee (FPC) Announces Key Appointments

Liz Oakes has been appointed and Carolyn Wilkins has been reappointed as external members of the Financial Policy Committee (FPC), the Chancellor of the Exchequer, Jeremy Hunt, has announced. The Chancellor of the Exchequer, Jeremy Hunt, has appointed Liz Oakes as “an external member of… Read More

British Business Bank Announces Appointment of Kristen McLeod CBE as CSO

The British Business Bank has appointed Kristen McLeod CBE as its new Chief Strategy Officer, effective from September 2024. Kristen joins the British Business Bank from HM Treasury, “where she has served as Advisor to the Chancellor of the Exchequer on Growth, Investment and Business… Read More

UK’s Smart Pension Appoints Claire Misata to Key Role

Smart Pension, which claims to be one of the UK’s leading workplace pension providers, has appointed Claire Misata as Business Development Director. Claire will lead relationship development for Smart Pension “with trustees and Employee Benefit Consultants (EBCs). Her appointment follows Smart Pension’s recent announcement that… Read More

Tracy Moore from Regtech Fenergo Comments on Role of Tech in Facilitating Compliance with Basel III Requirements

Fenergo is a global provider of digital solutions for client lifecycle management (CLM) and digital transformation for financial institutions. Its software digitally transforms and streamlines end-to-end CLM processes – from regulatory onboarding, data integration, client and counterparty data management, client lifecycle reviews, and remediation, all… Read More

UK’s Nucleus Financial Platforms Appoints Julia Peake to Key Technical Role

Nucleus Financial Platforms, which claims to be one of the UK’s leading, independent, adviser platform and product groups, has appointed Julia Peake as Technical Manager, further strengthening its Technical Services team. Julia joins from Canada Life where she “was a technical specialist for three years,… Read More

Dina Tsybulskaya from eSIM Plus Comments on the Impact of eSIMs on the Web3, Crypto, Payments Ecosystems

Dina Tsybulskaya, CEO, eSIM Plus. has commented on the impact of eSIMs on the telecom sector. Dina Tsybulskaya, CEO of eSIM Plus, is a telecom professional who claims to have 20+ years of experience in various C-level positions across Europe. As CEO of eSIM Plus,… Read More

Send this to a friend