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Ping Identity reveals IPO for the New York Stock Exchange

Ping Identity, an IT security and identity authentication platform, has revealed the initial public offering of its common stock on the New York Stock Exchange under the name PING. The company will issue 12.5 million shares at a price expected to be between $14 and $16 per share. Ping Identity anticipates it will grant the…
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16th September 2019 0

Data-driven regulation and compliance is the key to a successful future financial services industry

Data-driven regulation and compliance is the key to a successful future financial services industry With regulators being the ‘public champion’ for new data technologies, this paper explores the automation of regulation and compliance and areas that offer significant potential to transform services and support the work of regulators. The data science technologies of artificial intelligence…
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2nd September 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

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

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

5 ways how to resolve the regulatory banking puzzle

Koen Vanderhoydonk from Blanco, a scaling regtech company founded in The Netherlands shares his insights on the current regulatory challenges in the financial industry and how regtech can help. Following the 2008 financial crisis, the financial sector has experienced an increase in regulation and in the disruptive use of technology in the field. Traditional banks…
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13th August 2019 0

The European Commission’s latest move means the UK will face stricter finance regulations after Brexit

Europe’s political top dogs have laid out the EU’s regulations regarding cross-border financial services trade. For Britain, this could mean stricter rules when the country leaves the EU. The European Commission has announced it is taking stock to its rules regarding equivalence in the area of financial services. In short, equivalence means ensuring that the…
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2nd August 2019 0

ACI Worldwide announces new RegTech tools to comply with upcoming strong customer authentication rules

Florida-based ACI Worldwide is releasing a new suite of tools to ensure businesses are prepared for the final parts of the EU’s Revised Payment Service Directive (PSD2) snapping into action in September. The new rules will introduce regulations regarding strong customer authentication, or SCA. This means customers will have added protection when paying online. When…
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30th July 2019 0

Why Regulatory Compliance Can Be Complicated And How AI Can Simplify It

Every industry — from healthcare to entertainment — is overlooked by some or another form of the regulatory body. In fact, in some key sectors such as finance, multiple regulators control different aspects of the sector. For instance, just in the US, there are at least ten different financial regulators such as the Securities and…
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26th July 2019 0