02/22/2018

Digital currencies inquiry launched

It will examine the potential impact of distributed ledger technology – such as blockchain – on financial institutions, including the central bank, and financial infrastructure.

02/21/2018

FCA calls for help embracing regtech

The Financial Conduct Authority has today announced that it is seeking views on how technology can make it easier for firms to meet their regulatory reporting requirements and improve the quality of the information they provide.

02/20/2018

Finma publishes ICO guidelines

Creating transparency at this time is important given the dynamic market and the high level of demand. Each case must be decided on its individual merits

02/20/2018

FCA and US CFTC ink FinTech innovation deal

The Financial Conduct Authority and the US Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) have today signed an arrangement that commits the regulators to collaborating and supporting innovative firms through each other’s financial technology initiative

02/11/2018

UAE leads Arab markets in Islamic fintech

The UAE follows Malaysia and the United Kingdom in terms of the number of Islamic fintech start-ups per market, according to analysis conducted by Edmond Christou, Bloomberg Intelligence.