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Navigating the Fog of RegTech Innovation

As with all markets, the RegTech market comprises buyers and sellers – buyers being the regulated institutions dealing with the challenges of ever-increasing regulation and the sellers are the RegTech vendors, offering innovative technological solutions to help regulated firms meet those challenges. Sitting between both sides of the market, here at RegTech Associates we are…
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12th September 2019 0

Payments modernization: Addressing threats and assessing new opportunities

Payments modernization initiatives around the globe have long been a topic of huge interest and are at different stages of implementation in different countries. Time and again, it has proven to be a catalyst for the transformation that has fueled innovation. Canada is now completely into this modernization party, driven by the modernization agenda and…
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9th September 2019 0

The Bank of the Future: What Will It Be?

The bank of the future will essentially be a “data company that is inclusive and leverages technology and ecosystem partnerships to deliver value for the customer’s financial and non-financial digital ecosystem in a seamless manner.” The banking organization of the future will be a value aggregator, advice provider, and access facilitator – all in one.…
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29th August 2019 0

Hong Kong, Singapore and Japan have jointly launched the ‘APAC RegTech Network

The regtech committees of the fintech associations of Hong Kong, Singapore and Japan have jointly launched the ‘APAC RegTech Network’, an initiative to enhance cross-border collaboration on regtech education and implementation across the Asia Pacific region. Under the initiative, the regtech committees of the FTAHK (Fintech Association of Hong Kong), SFA (Singapore Fintech Association) and…
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27th August 2019 0

Visa releases new security tools to combat payment fraud

Visa has released a suite of security capabilities which will help prevent and disrupt payment fraud. The new payment security services protect the integrity of the payments ecosystem by detecting and disrupting fraud threats targeting financial institutions and merchants. Its services are available to Visa clients at no extra cost or signup. A study commission…
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23rd August 2019 0

Jumio joins NICE Actimize’s X-Sight Marketplace to assist companies with AML

Digital identity startup Jumio has joined NICE Actimize’s X-Sight Marketplace, an ecosystem designed to assist in financial crime management. The X-sight Marketplace is an extension of NICE Actimize’s X-Sight platform-as-a-service, a single, and unified system helping financial services innovate and implement new tools for financial crime, risk, and compliance management. Through its X-Sight Marketplace, financial…
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22nd August 2019 0

Luxembourg regulator highlights hard Brexit implications for UK firms

Luxembourg’s financial regulator has called for UK asset managers to notify it as soon as possible if they want to be able to conclude new contracts in the country following a potential “hard Brexit”. In a press release, CSSF reiterated that, if the UK exits the EU without ratifying a withdrawal agreement, it would become a…
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21st August 2019 0

Four Guidelines For Success In Innovation In Digital Transformation

A problem afflicts many companies undertaking transformation: they aren’t ready for innovation. But they need innovation to change their competitive positioning in the market. Today, many companies want their IT organizations to partner with the business to create opportunities for innovation and supportive services that drive transformation. And they look to their procurement chief or…
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19th August 2019 0

What is strong customer authentication and why should you care?

The EU is enforcing new rules for online payments on September 14. For creative RegTech and FinTech businesses, the new legislation could present massive opportunities. Things are about to change in a big way for financial services companies. On September 14, 2019, the EU’s Revised Payment Service Directive (PSD2) will be fully implemented. Parts of…
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16th August 2019 0

Regtech start-up doubles staff, opens London and New York offices

ComplyAdvantage said its move ‘services the growing demand for modern compliance solutions’. Regtech start-up ComplyAdvantage has opened offices in London and New York to “strengthen its foothold in major global financial markets”. The firm has just moved to new headquarters in London’s Covent Garden and opened a new office in Bryant Park, New York, with…
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14th August 2019 0