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UK regulators to form post-trade technology working group

UK regulators are to convene an industry-led ‘Technology Working Group’ to drive reforms in post-trade processing in a bid to encourage innovation, reduce complexity and increase systemic resilience. The aim of the Group, which will be overseen by the Financial Conduct Authority and the Bank of England, will be to stocktake current and emerging post-trade…
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17th May 2019 0

Securities Commission Malaysia publishes principles on continuity in capital markets

The Securities Commission Malaysia (SC) has published its Guiding Principles on Business Continuity for capital market entities. These principles set out SC’s expectations of the business continuity management within capital markets, in order to ensure quick continuity of critical services and fulfilment of business obligations when there are disruptions. This comprehensive approach will help to…
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16th May 2019 0

London unshakable as top financial destination, even New York trails behind

Britain is now the world’s number 1 destination for all types of the financial market investment. Here is our detailed report There have over the years been many a dubious speculation relating to where the majority of the world’s financial investment transactions take place, however, when a genuine report is generated by a respected multi-national…
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14th May 2019 0

How Regulated Industries Can Put Their Compliance On Autopilot

Corporate compliance is a hot topic these days. From the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)’s the big introduction in the EU last year to the daily headlines about data breaches, we’re constantly reminded of the impact and costs of noncompliance. For example, in 2017, Nissan Co. lost its ISO 9001 certificates on quality management for domestic…
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7th May 2019 0

Mercury Payment Solutions and Arion Bank Select Fiserv Anti-Money Laundering Technology

(NASDAQ: FISV), a leading global provider of financial services technology solutions, today announced that a payment scheme in the Middle East and a universal bank in Iceland have chosen Fiserv technology to streamline anti-money laundering (AML) processes and effectively manage fraud risk. Mercury Payment Services and Arion Bank were seeking a provider with proven expertise and join more than 1,200 organizations worldwide that rely…
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2nd May 2019 0

Why Fintech Should Embrace The Fourth Industrial Revolution

A recent report from the World Economic Forum highlighted why financial services should welcome what has been dubbed the “fourth industrial revolution” after the impact it has had on a range of sectors such as healthcare, retail and agriculture. With the development of digital technology, automation and personalization have been put on a pedestal in…
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1st May 2019 0

French Lender Societe Generale Issues $112 Million Bond on Ethereum

French financial services giant Societe Generale Group has issued about $112 million worth of bonds in the form of a security token on the public ethereum blockchain. Announced today, a subsidiary called Societe Generale SFH used the OFH token (obligations de financement de l’habitat, or home financing obligations) to represent 100 million euros of covered bonds, a…
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24th April 2019 0

Fintech innovations are transforming every aspect of the financial sector

As the concept of fintech has come to symbolize the growing importance of technology in the financial sector, innovations are continuously being developed around the globe. Financial technology, often called fintech, now covers a wide range of technological innovations in the financial sector affecting virtually every industry that can be so categorized. At this point,…
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22nd April 2019 0

New tools in the battle against online data misuse

Advances in digital technology are challenging our concept of privacy. In today’s world, huge volumes of data are being collected, shared and stored in unprecedented ways and at tremendous speeds. Everything we do with our connected devices generates data that can be used or misused without our knowledge. Controlling when and how our personal data…
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19th April 2019 0

European Supervisory Authorities gives advice on risk management and cybersecurity

The European Supervisory Authorities (ESAs) has published its joint advice in relation to improving communication risk management and cybersecurity. Last year, the European Commission requested the ESA to map the existing supervisory practices across financial sectors around IT security and governance requirements. Its aim was for the ESA to issue guidelines aimed at supervisory convergence…
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18th April 2019 0