Fintech News http://fintech-news.net/ Sat, 17 Nov 2018 15:35:25 GMT part of MediaG8way Group http://fintech-news.net/ http://fintech-news.net/assets/images/logo.png Fintech News KohanaPHP InvestCloud offers 'periodic table' of apps to help wealth managers digitalise News Aggregation Team Friday, November 16, 2018 12:00 am http://fintech-news.net/article/51274/investcloud-offers-amp039periodic-tableamp039-of-apps-to-help-wealth-managers-digitalise Creak has found that people have been on varying stages of the journey, having met a wealth adviser who had no access for clients online recently. Wealth Technology Wealth management platforms evolve, attract millions in funding News Team Thursday, November 15, 2018 12:00 am http://fintech-news.net/article/51262/wealth-management-platforms-evolve-attract-millions-in-funding The d1g1t platform syncs a financial plan to the investment mandate and the mandate to the portfolio and risk profile, so an advisor can keep track of the entire relationship and make adjustments as needed Wealth Technology How Standard Chartered Bank is tackling digital disruption News Aggregation Team Wednesday, November 14, 2018 12:00 am http://fintech-news.net/article/51241/how-standard-chartered-bank-is-tackling-digital-disruption As such, banks like Standard Chartered have to digitize front-facing processes or risk losing their customers. Wealth Technology Australian wealth management platform launches in UK News Team Wednesday, November 14, 2018 12:00 am http://fintech-news.net/article/51247/australian-wealth-management-platform-launches-in-uk Increasing headcount is no longer the answer, but reducing investigation time and making smarter decisions is. Wealth Technology Fusion Wealth extends SEI agreement News Team Wednesday, November 14, 2018 12:00 am http://fintech-news.net/article/51250/fusion-wealth-extends-sei-agreement Fusion share a commitment to innovation and we look forward to working together to provide the best possible solutions for both our existing clients and the new joint venture between Lloyds Banking Group and Schroders. Wealth Technology Dolfin makes waves in bionic wealth News Aggregation Team Wednesday, November 14, 2018 12:00 am http://fintech-news.net/article/51253/dolfin-makes-waves-in-bionic-wealth Founded in 2013 and rebranded just two years ago, USD1.7 billion digital wealth manager Dolfin has been making a series of key hires. Wealth Technology Focus Solutions launches digital engagement software for wealth managers News Team Tuesday, November 13, 2018 12:00 am http://fintech-news.net/article/51231/focus-solutions-launches-digital-engagement-software-for-wealth-managers Bringing together the ‘best in class’ software available on the market and offering cutting-edge technology, it allows wealth managers to deliver exactly what their clients need all in one place. Wealth Technology Private Banking in Asia – New Strategies and New Technologies Required News Aggregation Team Tuesday, November 13, 2018 12:00 am http://fintech-news.net/article/51232/private-banking-in-asia-ampndash-new-strategies-and-new-technologies-required The conclusion was that private banks’ drive to boost recurrent revenues through advisory and discretionary mandates continues to be largely thwarted, due to the continuing preference of Asia’s wealthy clients for more control of their investm Wealth Technology Robo-advisers rated News Aggregation Team Tuesday, November 13, 2018 12:00 am http://fintech-news.net/article/51238/robo-advisers-rated Digital Wealth Insights found that Tiller excels in several areas and applauded the fact that their system enabled customers to create tailored risk-graded portfolios using life goals-based financial planning. Wealth Technology Digital Reasoning Brings AI To Wealth Management News Aggregation Team Friday, November 09, 2018 12:00 am http://fintech-news.net/article/51207/digital-reasoning-brings-ai-to-wealth-management Financial firms get feedback from disparate sources — email, chat, call center and web forms. Wealth Technology LSE appoints chief data officer, information services division News Team Wednesday, November 14, 2018 12:00 am http://fintech-news.net/article/51246/lse-appoints-chief-data-officer-information-services-division Dunlap will be based in the Group’s Fort Mill, South Carolina office and will report jointly to Mark Makepeace, CEO of FTSE Russell and Group Director of the Information Services Division, LSEG and Chris Corrado, Group COO and Group CIO, LSEG. Executive Moves Blockchain startup appoints former BCG Partner as new CEO News Aggregation Team Tuesday, November 13, 2018 12:00 am http://fintech-news.net/article/51235/blockchain-startup-appoints-former-bcg-partner-as-new-ceo As a result of this reshuffle, the company was presented with the task of finding a new CEO to take the company forward in the new year. Executive Moves BlackRock promotes Parkin to head of iShares and digital wealth UK News Aggregation Team Friday, November 09, 2018 12:00 am http://fintech-news.net/article/51219/blackrock-promotes-parkin-to-head-of-ishares-and-digital-wealth-uk Joined the firm in 2012 Executive Moves Total Solutions Group invests for the future with senior restructure News Aggregation Team Tuesday, November 06, 2018 12:00 am http://fintech-news.net/article/51174/total-solutions-group-invests-for-the-future-with-senior-restructure Andy is the consummate professional with an incredibly impressive resume and skill set that clients and team members hold in extremely high regard. Executive Moves France's Ingenico appoints new chief executive News Team Monday, November 05, 2018 12:00 am http://fintech-news.net/article/51166/franceamp039s-ingenico-appoints-new-chief-executive On the proposal of the compensation, appointments and governance committee, the Board of Directors has decided to dissociate the functions of Chairman and Chief Executive Officer. Executive Moves UBS loses blockchain head to fintech startup News Aggregation Team Thursday, November 01, 2018 12:00 am http://fintech-news.net/article/51116/ubs-loses-blockchain-head-to-fintech-startup UK innovation chief is the latest executive to ditch the banking sector Executive Moves Focus Solutions announces hire of Peter Dingomal News Team Thursday, November 01, 2018 12:00 am http://fintech-news.net/article/51117/focus-solutions-announces-hire-of-peter-dingomal It will sit alongside Focus Solutions’ extensive Adviser software proposition. Executive Moves SEI appoints Ian Love as Head of Institutional Group EMEA and Asia News Team Thursday, November 01, 2018 12:00 am http://fintech-news.net/article/51131/sei-appoints-ian-love-as-head-of-institutional-group-emea-and-asia With over 15 years of tenure in SEI’s Institutional Group, Love has been at the forefront of driving SEI’s growth in fiduciary management and DC Master Trust. Executive Moves NovelVox Names a New Sales Director for European Region News Team Tuesday, October 30, 2018 12:00 am http://fintech-news.net/article/51090/novelvox-names-a-new-sales-director-for-european-region NovelVox, a leading provider of Contact Centre Agent Desktop and Wallboard Softwares, today announced the appointment of Matej Mikle Barat as European Director of Sales. In this position, Matej will be responsible for NovelVox’s European Channel gro Executive Moves SEI Names Head of Asset Management Distribution in US News Team Friday, October 26, 2018 1:00 am http://fintech-news.net/article/51051/sei-names-head-of-asset-management-distribution-in-us Appointment Underscores Company's Commitment to Growth and Client Success Executive Moves Blockchain Investment Funds: A Cayman Perspective by Gaela Fitzgibbons News Team Saturday, November 17, 2018 12:00 am http://fintech-news.net/article/50157/blockchain-investment-funds-a-cayman-perspective-by-gaela-fitzgibbons The flexible legal framework in Cayman means that fund vehicle can be tailored to meet onshore tax requirements Legal,Regulation,Tax & Compliance Australian businesses eager to avoid fintech legal risks, Baker McKenzie finds News Aggregation Team Friday, November 16, 2018 12:00 am http://fintech-news.net/article/51279/australian-businesses-eager-to-avoid-fintech-legal-risks-baker-mckenzie-finds The study found that the sector is more confident now in the transformative powers of AI than in 2016, Baker McKenzie said. Legal,Regulation,Tax & Compliance IMF chief pushes for central banks to issue digital currency News Aggregation Team Thursday, November 15, 2018 12:00 am http://fintech-news.net/article/51258/imf-chief-pushes-for-central-banks-to-issue-digital-currency That would mean better security and consumer protection, she says Legal,Regulation,Tax & Compliance Regtech will monitor the blockchain and internet trading market: SAFE's Lu Lei News Aggregation Team Thursday, November 15, 2018 12:00 am http://fintech-news.net/article/51260/regtech-will-monitor-the-blockchain-and-internet-trading-market-safeamp039s-lu-lei Lu Lei, earler, pointed out that the emergence and development of fintech has made our financial industry also a regulatory department, under great pressure, impact and challenge. Legal,Regulation,Tax & Compliance Innovate Finance and Singapore FinTech Association sign MoU News Team Wednesday, November 14, 2018 12:00 am http://fintech-news.net/article/51245/innovate-finance-and-singapore-fintech-association-sign-mou This agreement is representative of Innovate Finance’s continued support for both business and regulatory alignment between international FinTech Hubs. Legal,Regulation,Tax & Compliance Astana Financial Services Authority, Astana International Financial Centre Authority and Monetary Authority of Singapore sign Co-operation Agreement to boost fintech ties News Team Tuesday, November 13, 2018 12:00 am http://fintech-news.net/article/51236/astana-financial-services-authority-astana-international-financial-centre-authority-and-monetary-authority-of-singapore-sign-co-operation-agreement-to-boost-fintech-ties The Cooperation Agreement was signed by Mr Mukhtar Bubeyev, Acting Chief Executive Officer of the AFSA, Mr Nurlan Kussainov, Chief Executive Officer of the AIFCA, and Mr Sopnendu Mohanty, Chief FinTech Officer of MAS. Legal,Regulation,Tax & Compliance MAS introduces new FEAT Principles to promote responsible use of AI and data analytics News Team Tuesday, November 13, 2018 12:00 am http://fintech-news.net/article/51237/mas-introduces-new-feat-principles-to-promote-responsible-use-of-ai-and-data-analytics The Committee is co-chaired by MAS Chief Data Officer, Dr David Hardoon, and Mr Hsieh Fu Hua, Co-Founder and Advisor, PrimePartners. Legal,Regulation,Tax & Compliance EU regulators monitor big tech’s financial services foray News Aggregation Team Monday, November 12, 2018 12:00 am http://fintech-news.net/article/51225/eu-regulators-monitor-big-techamprsquos-financial-services-foray Move welcomed by bankers who complain of uneven playing field Legal,Regulation,Tax & Compliance Saxo Bank: regtech is key to scalability in financial services News Aggregation Team Friday, November 09, 2018 12:00 am http://fintech-news.net/article/51205/saxo-bank-regtech-is-key-to-scalability-in-financial-services The latter, Blaafalk noted, could work from a compliance point of view but the costs will inevitably pile up and create a gridlock for any global organisation. Legal,Regulation,Tax & Compliance How to combine RegTech with data mining technologies News Team Friday, November 09, 2018 12:00 am http://fintech-news.net/article/51209/how-to-combine-regtech-with-data-mining-technologies Considering the impact on organisations, early adopters of RegTech combined with data mining technologies can gain a competitive advantage. Legal,Regulation,Tax & Compliance CivilisedBank Ready To Reapply For Banking License News Aggregation Team Thursday, November 15, 2018 12:00 am http://fintech-news.net/article/51272/civilisedbank-ready-to-reapply-for-banking-license As part of its plan, the company has resubmitted its banking license to regulators, according to CEO Mark Stephens. Retail Tech Westpac launches new Asia tech push with Singapore hub News Aggregation Team Wednesday, November 14, 2018 12:00 am http://fintech-news.net/article/51242/westpac-launches-new-asia-tech-push-with-singapore-hub Instead of abandoning its high-rise headquarters in Singapore where staff numbers have been whittled down during the past two years, the bank this week opened its doors to a new generation of bankers in the region. Retail Tech First Bank launches chat banking on WhatsApp platform News Aggregation Team Wednesday, November 14, 2018 12:00 am http://fintech-news.net/article/51252/first-bank-launches-chat-banking-on-whatsapp-platform With the rising need for customers to easily carry out transactions anywhere Retail Tech UOB’s Digital Bank advances customer-centric data solutions with Meniga News Aggregation Team Monday, November 12, 2018 12:00 am http://fintech-news.net/article/51220/uobamprsquos-digital-bank-advances-customer-centric-data-solutions-with-meniga It will also enable UOB’s Digital Bank to understand customer needs better and to prompt them to make smarter decisions in managing their finances. Retail Tech Future Digital Bank & P2P Lender Zopa Raises £60 Million, Plans for Expansion [u] News Aggregation Team Friday, November 09, 2018 12:00 am http://fintech-news.net/article/51206/future-digital-bank-ampamp-p2p-lender-zopa-raises-amppound60-million-plans-for-expansion-u Since Zopa launched in 2005, more than 76,000 investors and institutions have lent over £3.78 billion via the Fintech. Retail Tech Orient Bank selected Acumen-net for their Treasury Management operations News Team Friday, November 09, 2018 12:00 am http://fintech-news.net/article/51211/orient-bank-selected-acumen-net-for-their-treasury-management-operations The solution also supports risk management functions for counterparty risk, market risk and offers a comprehensive approach to handling risk related issues so as to safeguard the bank’s operations. Retail Tech Nigeria's Fidelity Bank to Boost Profit by Spending on Tech News Aggregation Team Friday, November 09, 2018 12:00 am http://fintech-news.net/article/51216/nigeriaamp039s-fidelity-bank-to-boost-profit-by-spending-on-tech Bank has already increased tech spend by around 40% this year Retail Tech Dubai bank Emirates NBD launches API sandbox for fintechs News Aggregation Team Tuesday, November 06, 2018 12:00 am http://fintech-news.net/article/51172/dubai-bank-emirates-nbd-launches-api-sandbox-for-fintechs The platform consists of over 200 APIs and 900 end points covering retail, corporate and SMEs Retail Tech Temenos further strengthens relationship with Arab Bank News Team Tuesday, November 06, 2018 12:00 am http://fintech-news.net/article/51176/temenos-further-strengthens-relationship-with-arab-bank with signing of digital change management and training platform, TLC Engine Retail Tech Lloyds shakes up workforce as it goes digital News Aggregation Team Tuesday, November 06, 2018 12:00 am http://fintech-news.net/article/51177/lloyds-shakes-up-workforce-as-it-goes-digital It is understood the bank will not be announcing any further branch closures. Retail Tech Avaloq named Star Performer News Team Friday, November 16, 2018 12:00 am http://fintech-news.net/article/51275/avaloq-named-star-performer “This award confirms our vision for the blockchain,” said Product Innovation Manager Philippe Meyer, who gave a speech at the trade fair entitled “Integration of cryptocurrencies: towards the convergence of two worlds”. Bitcoin, Blockchain & AI Shanghai-based cryptocurrency manager to launch quant hedge fund News Aggregation Team Thursday, November 15, 2018 12:00 am http://fintech-news.net/article/51257/shanghai-based-cryptocurrency-manager-to-launch-quant-hedge-fund Unnamed Hong Kong asset manager to act as fund distributor and manage fund whose initial size will be US$30 million Bitcoin, Blockchain & AI Gibraltar Stock Exchange announces fintech joint venture News Team Thursday, November 15, 2018 12:00 am http://fintech-news.net/article/51265/gibraltar-stock-exchange-announces-fintech-joint-venture The Hashstacs Inc. collaboration will work to develop the STACS Protocol Bitcoin, Blockchain & AI German crypto firm purchases investment bank News Aggregation Team Thursday, November 15, 2018 12:00 am http://fintech-news.net/article/51267/german-crypto-firm-purchases-investment-bank In January 2018, Bitcoin Group SE purchased a 50% stake in Sineus Financial Services GmbH, as part of the company’s expansion plans. Bitcoin, Blockchain & AI HSBC Bank Invests in Blockchain Startup Axoni News Aggregation Team Wednesday, November 14, 2018 12:00 am http://fintech-news.net/article/51255/hsbc-bank-invests-in-blockchain-startup-axoni The bank’s backing raises the total of Axoni Series B funding to $36 million. Bitcoin, Blockchain & AI Santander invests in German fintech app News Aggregation Team Wednesday, November 14, 2018 12:00 am http://fintech-news.net/article/51251/santander-invests-in-german-fintech-app The funding round also counts on the participation of Mosaic Ventures and Ribbit Capital--which led February 2017's 5.5 million euro ($6.2 million) Series A round--and existing investors DN Capital, among others. Bitcoin, Blockchain & AI Alprockz Partners with Geneva Swiss Bank to Create New Form of Money News Aggregation Team Monday, November 12, 2018 12:00 am http://fintech-news.net/article/51223/alprockz-partners-with-geneva-swiss-bank-to-create-new-form-of-money The project has won support from one of the most forward-looking banks in Switzerland to create the most transparent and reliable stablecoin, backed by the Swiss franc. Bitcoin, Blockchain & AI Motive Partners acquires controlling interest in RegTech startup LPA News Team Monday, November 12, 2018 12:00 am http://fintech-news.net/article/51228/motive-partners-acquires-controlling-interest-in-regtech-startup-lpa Motive Partners, a global private equity firm focused on growth investing, today announced that it has acquired a controlling interest in LPA. Bitcoin, Blockchain & AI Japan’s Shinsei Bank, Nippon Wealth Form Business Alliance with Blockchain Startup ConsenSys News Aggregation Team Friday, November 09, 2018 12:00 am http://fintech-news.net/article/51204/japanamprsquos-shinsei-bank-nippon-wealth-form-business-alliance-with-blockchain-startup-consensys The alliance between the four entities will focus on exploring the use of ConsenSys’ decentralized applications (DApps) to develop new financial products and services, with Nippon Wealth spearheading a study of blockchain infrastructure and protocol Bitcoin, Blockchain & AI Kaleido launches enterprise blockchain marketplace News Team Friday, November 09, 2018 12:00 am http://fintech-news.net/article/51214/kaleido-launches-enterprise-blockchain-marketplace The new marketplace includes trusted tools and services from Kaleido, AWS, and members of the new partnership program, all offered as plug-and-play. Bitcoin, Blockchain & AI 'Democracy' in the banking sector News Aggregation Team Monday, November 12, 2018 12:00 am http://fintech-news.net/article/51227/amp039democracyamp039-in-the-banking-sector Cloud has been, in her words, "a breath of fresh air" for financial institutions trying to reinvent themselves in the wake of the global financial crisis, as they grapple with a fall in money-making transaction fees. Mobile Banking Standard Chartered rolls out instant messaging service for priorty clients News Team Thursday, November 08, 2018 12:00 am http://fintech-news.net/article/51197/standard-chartered-rolls-out-instant-messaging-service-for-priorty-clients Clients will also be able to do video and voice calls and conferences with their Private Bankers and Relationship Managers, and invite additional Investment Advisors or Specialists as needed. Mobile Banking Hana, LINE join hands for digital banking in Indonesia News Aggregation Team Monday, October 29, 2018 12:00 am http://fintech-news.net/article/51060/hana-line-join-hands-for-digital-banking-in-indonesia Discussions are underway for the two entities to map out age-specific, needs-based business models to maximize customer preferences, following market research conducted by a joint taskforce. Mobile Banking London-based money management app Emma launches cryptocurrency support News Aggregation Team Friday, October 19, 2018 1:00 am http://fintech-news.net/article/50974/london-based-money-management-app-emma-launches-cryptocurrency-support Users can now connect crypto exchanges to Emma, view live performance, track coins and tokens right from the app. Mobile Banking German digital bank launches in Britain, sets sights on U.S. News Aggregation Team Thursday, October 04, 2018 1:00 am http://fintech-news.net/article/50836/german-digital-bank-launches-in-britain-sets-sights-on-us Since its launch in 2015 N26 has grown to have 1.5 million customers across eighteen markets in Europe including its home base of Germany Mobile Banking $80 Billion Banco Santander Uses Ripple For Payments, Will Many Banks Follow News Aggregation Team Wednesday, October 03, 2018 1:00 am http://fintech-news.net/article/50825/80-billion-banco-santander-uses-ripple-for-payments-will-many-banks-follow During his speech, Metzger explained that the core purpose of RippleNet within the infrastructure of the OnePay FX platform is to seamlessly process cross-border transactions to ensure that international customers of Banco Santander can send and receive m Mobile Banking Dorsum introduces MyWealth platform to the Middle East News Team Friday, September 28, 2018 1:00 am http://fintech-news.net/article/50776/dorsum-introduces-mywealth-platform-to-the-middle-east The investors can receive personalized notifications and news and they are able to easily invest new money in less than a minute. Mobile Banking Banks could lose customers to tech giants: Capgemini News Aggregation Team Monday, September 24, 2018 1:00 am http://fintech-news.net/article/50719/banks-could-lose-customers-to-tech-giants-capgemini The mobile banking experience was regarded as positive by less than half, or 46.9 per cent, of respondents. Mobile Banking Nedbank’s MobiMoney brings accessible banking to all South Africans News Aggregation Team Friday, September 21, 2018 1:00 am http://fintech-news.net/article/50692/nedbankamprsquos-mobimoney-brings-accessible-banking-to-all-south-africans Now all South Africans will have access to banking services. Mobile Banking South Africa's Jumo scores Goldman Sachs investment for Asian expansion News Aggregation Team Wednesday, September 19, 2018 1:00 am http://fintech-news.net/article/50661/south-africaamp039s-jumo-scores-goldman-sachs-investment-for-asian-expansion Working with banks and mobile network operators, the firm has been used by more than nine million people across Africa to save or borrow, with nearly 70% of these being micro and small business owners. Mobile Banking Bank of East Asia sees fintech as way forward in next 100 years News Aggregation Team Thursday, November 15, 2018 12:00 am http://fintech-news.net/article/51256/bank-of-east-asia-sees-fintech-as-way-forward-in-next-100-years The bank had approached several local family-run banks, but they were reluctant to sell to a local peer as they didn’t want to leave a negative impression on the public. Comment & Analysis Valdis Dombrovskis statement on on regulating virtual currencies and ICOs News Team Thursday, November 15, 2018 12:00 am http://fintech-news.net/article/51264/valdis-dombrovskis-statement-on-on-regulating-virtual-currencies-and-icos Sceptics believe that crypto-assets and Initial Coin Offerings are not serious. Comment & Analysis Adviser acceptance of robo-advice increasing News Aggregation Team Thursday, November 15, 2018 12:00 am http://fintech-news.net/article/51270/adviser-acceptance-of-robo-advice-increasing This compared with just 17 per cent thinking robo-advice had a role to play in 2016 while 47 per cent had disagreed. Comment & Analysis Speech: Fed Reserve governor Brainard on what we are learning about AI in financial services News Team Wednesday, November 14, 2018 12:00 am http://fintech-news.net/article/51248/speech-fed-reserve-governor-brainard-on-what-we-are-learning-about-ai-in-financial-services Credit Suisse Research Institute publishes ninth edition of the Global Wealth Report Comment & Analysis Rothschild-backed robo eyes ‘freemium’ service News Aggregation Team Tuesday, November 13, 2018 12:00 am http://fintech-news.net/article/51239/rothschild-backed-robo-eyes-amplsquofreemiumamprsquo-service Exo’s chief operating officer Nikolai Hack told Wealth Manager the firm is exploring a freemium model whereby clients Comment & Analysis Wolters Kluwer to Share RegTech and SupTech Insights at Singapore FinTech Festival News Team Monday, November 12, 2018 12:00 am http://fintech-news.net/article/51229/wolters-kluwer-to-share-regtech-and-suptech-insights-at-singapore-fintech-festival These Wolters Kluwer experts will also be joined by senior representatives from Microsoft and PwC. Comment & Analysis Digitisation to be key focus for major banks News Aggregation Team Wednesday, November 07, 2018 12:00 am http://fintech-news.net/article/51183/digitisation-to-be-key-focus-for-major-banks Likewise, lending grew at just 3.1 per cent in FY18, the lowest growth rate in a decade. Comment & Analysis Conversational User Interfaces: A Brief History Of UIS by Georgios Lekkas, Objectway News Team Wednesday, November 07, 2018 12:00 am http://fintech-news.net/article/51185/conversational-user-interfaces-a-brief-history-of-uis-by-georgios-lekkas-objectway Users had to have a good knowledge of the precise syntax to use and to execute any command. We’ll call this first generation UI, terminal-typing interface. Comment & Analysis The role of online platforms in ensuring tax compliance by their users News Aggregation Team Wednesday, November 07, 2018 12:00 am http://fintech-news.net/article/51189/the-role-of-online-platforms-in-ensuring-tax-compliance-by-their-users Platforms suggested they would not welcome specific mandatory requirements on providing information to their users. Comment & Analysis Fintech: Meeting the regulatory challenges News Team Friday, November 02, 2018 12:00 am http://fintech-news.net/article/51139/fintech-meeting-the-regulatory-challenges Keynote speech at Hong Kong FinTech Week 2018 Comment & Analysis FSB publishes Cyber Lexicon News Aggregation Team Tuesday, November 13, 2018 12:00 am http://fintech-news.net/article/51230/fsb-publishes-cyber-lexicon The lexicon will be delivered to the G20 Leaders’ Summit in Buenos Aires later this month. Cyber Security Why Family Offices Need To Prioritize Cyber-Security News Aggregation Team Monday, November 12, 2018 12:00 am http://fintech-news.net/article/51222/why-family-offices-need-to-prioritize-cyber-security Considering that almost 50% of Ultra High Net Worth family wealth is being managed through Family Offices, it is critical that adequate measures are put in place to defend these firms from the growing threat of increasingly sophisticated cyber-attacks. Cyber Security GUERNSEY: Cyber and Information Security News Team Thursday, November 01, 2018 12:00 am http://fintech-news.net/article/51128/guernsey-cyber-and-information-security The Commission has also decided to undertake a thematic review of cyber security across supervised firms. Cyber Security Newsflash: Canadian Bitcoin Exchange ‘Hacked,’ Says All Funds are Gone News Aggregation Team Monday, October 29, 2018 12:00 am http://fintech-news.net/article/51068/newsflash-canadian-bitcoin-exchange-amplsquohackedamprsquo-says-all-funds-are-gone They went so far as to near-nakedly manipulate the Bitcoin price in an attempt to recoup lost customer funds before anyone found out. Cyber Security CySEC Warning List Helps to Put Fraudsters Out of Action News Aggregation Team Friday, October 26, 2018 1:00 am http://fintech-news.net/article/51047/cysec-warning-list-helps-to-put-fraudsters-out-of-action 75 percent of the sites on the regulator's non-approved domain list have shut down Cyber Security 9.4 million clients affected in massive Cathy Pacific hack News Aggregation Team Thursday, October 25, 2018 1:00 am http://fintech-news.net/article/51043/94-million-clients-affected-in-massive-cathy-pacific-hack The Hong Kong-based carrier discovered suspicious activity on its network in March and confirmed the unauthorised access to some personal data in May, it said late on Wednesday. Cyber Security Africa losses $3.5b to cyber attacks – World Bank News Aggregation Team Tuesday, October 23, 2018 1:00 am http://fintech-news.net/article/51012/africa-losses-35b-to-cyber-attacks-ampndash-world-bank These risks had always been present and cyber security experts have warned about these risks for several years Cyber Security Generali launches cyber security subsidiary News Aggregation Team Wednesday, October 10, 2018 1:00 am http://fintech-news.net/article/50876/generali-launches-cyber-security-subsidiary Generali, as a global insurer, intends to be at the forefront of identifying and mitigating this type of emerging risk, offering innovative and relevant solutions for our customers. Cyber Security Common Reporting Standard and Internet of things may Increase Cyber risk to Family Offices News Aggregation Team Tuesday, October 09, 2018 1:00 am http://fintech-news.net/article/50861/common-reporting-standard-and-internet-of-things-may-increase-cyber-risk-to-family-offices This information is sent by family offices and stored at financial firms and also communicated and shared with tax authorities—thereby creating additional points for unauthorised access. Cyber Security Spam Crusader Or Vigilante Victim - What Happens If You Are Blacklisted Unfairly? News Team Thursday, October 04, 2018 1:00 am http://fintech-news.net/article/50828/spam-crusader-or-vigilante-victim-what-happens-if-you-are-blacklisted-unfairly We all know and appreciate that these organisations are helping to reduce spam, but what recourse does a legitimate online organisation have when these companies declare you guilty even though no crime has been committed? Cyber Security Banks underperform in five out of five categories that matter most to customers News Team Friday, November 16, 2018 12:00 am http://fintech-news.net/article/51276/banks-underperform-in-five-out-of-five-categories-that-matter-most-to-customers Bain & Company’s ninth annual study on retail banking finds traditional banks continue to lag behind technology firms and direct banks in providing simple, digital customer experiences Research London is fast becoming a major hub for A.I. development News Aggregation Team Friday, November 16, 2018 12:00 am http://fintech-news.net/article/51277/london-is-fast-becoming-a-major-hub-for-ai-development London’s AI sector saw a 200 percent venture capital funding increase between 2015 and 2017. Research Blockchain Technology Is Becoming Increasingly Popular In The Banking Industry News Aggregation Team Wednesday, November 14, 2018 12:00 am http://fintech-news.net/article/51244/blockchain-technology-is-becoming-increasingly-popular-in-the-banking-industry The first use entails improving customer experience. Research Q3 fraud report: online banking and comprimised cards News Team Tuesday, November 13, 2018 12:00 am http://fintech-news.net/article/51240/q3-fraud-report-online-banking-and-comprimised-cards Fraudulent activity is expected to climb further in these areas across Q4 in anticipation of Black Friday/Christmas shopping. Research Asian family businesses aware of technology impact but slow to respond, report says News Aggregation Team Monday, November 12, 2018 12:00 am http://fintech-news.net/article/51221/asian-family-businesses-aware-of-technology-impact-but-slow-to-respond-report-says The survey found that factors deterring them from implementing technology strategies include rigid business models, political resistance, and emotional ties to loyal staff and existing assets. Research Middle East’s banking industry headed for tech revolution News Aggregation Team Monday, November 12, 2018 12:00 am http://fintech-news.net/article/51224/middle-eastamprsquos-banking-industry-headed-for-tech-revolution Technology adoption not a choice but an imperative as fintech changes sector landscape Research Listen to an expert... for less: Nutmeg's financial advice service offers free initial assessment - but is it worth it? News Aggregation Team Monday, November 12, 2018 12:00 am http://fintech-news.net/article/51226/listen-to-an-expert-for-less-nutmegamp039s-financial-advice-service-offers-free-initial-assessment-but-is-it-worth-it One of the latest proposals is from Nutmeg – an online wealth manager – which aims to simplify investing for the masses and cut costs. Research Nigeria’s Vice President Osinbajo advises banks to reform before the fintech revolution sweeps them away News Aggregation Team Friday, November 09, 2018 12:00 am http://fintech-news.net/article/51217/nigeriaamprsquos-vice-president-osinbajo-advises-banks-to-reform-before-the-fintech-revolution-sweeps-them-away Osinbahjo says Nigerian government will work alongside various regulators and the fintech companies to ensure development in the sector. Research Ethereum on the verge of a monumental breakout – but what will drive it? News Team Thursday, November 08, 2018 12:00 am http://fintech-news.net/article/51198/ethereum-on-the-verge-of-a-monumental-breakout-ampndash-but-what-will-drive-it Oracles link Ethereum-run smart contracts to the real world and will be responsible for the digital currency to enter an entirely new phase of mass adoption.” Research Can Nutmeg conquer advice? News Aggregation Team Thursday, November 08, 2018 12:00 am http://fintech-news.net/article/51199/can-nutmeg-conquer-advice Despite this, the profitability issues which have plagued the business since it began have seen it post widening losses in each of the past two years despite growing revenues. Research PayFort awarded as ‘Most Innovative Online Payment Service Provider’ News Team Thursday, November 15, 2018 12:00 am http://fintech-news.net/article/51263/payfort-awarded-as-amplsquomost-innovative-online-payment-service-provideramprsquo The International Finance Awards is owned and managed by International Finance, a premium financial and business analysis magazine, published by International Finance Publications Ltd. Innovation & Startups Three global banks open innovation labs in Singapore News Team Thursday, November 15, 2018 12:00 am http://fintech-news.net/article/51266/three-global-banks-open-innovation-labs-in-singapore There is a new openness in banking where you have to take everyone seriously and move fast Innovation & Startups Huawei Cloud Unveils in South Africa, Enabling to Build a Fully Connected Intelligent Africa News Aggregation Team Thursday, November 15, 2018 12:00 am http://fintech-news.net/article/51271/huawei-cloud-unveils-in-south-africa-enabling-to-build-a-fully-connected-intelligent-africa Huawei Cloud also indicated a plan to unveil more new regions in Africa. Innovation & Startups How IBM Aims To Make Banks Open To Open Banking News Aggregation Team Thursday, November 15, 2018 12:00 am http://fintech-news.net/article/51273/how-ibm-aims-to-make-banks-open-to-open-banking In the open banking era, banks can no longer think of themselves as just banks, says Tom Eck, chief technology officer at IBM. Innovation & Startups Temenos announces fund administration partnership News Aggregation Team Wednesday, November 14, 2018 12:00 am http://fintech-news.net/article/51254/temenos-announces-fund-administration-partnership South Africa’s largest third party administrator to migrate 3,000 funds to Temenos Multifonds Global Accounting platform Innovation & Startups Avaloq enhances ecosystem through a venture capital fund News Team Tuesday, November 13, 2018 12:00 am http://fintech-news.net/article/51233/avaloq-enhances-ecosystem-through-a-venture-capital-fund Avaloq Ventures will look to partner with third-party investors such as banks, wealth and asset managers, and established fintech companies in providing capital. Innovation & Startups Bahrain and Singapore strengthen cooperation in FinTech News Team Tuesday, November 13, 2018 12:00 am http://fintech-news.net/article/51234/bahrain-and-singapore-strengthen-cooperation-in-fintech The MOU also sets out a common framework to help FinTech companies prepare for regulatory requirements in both countries. Innovation & Startups Dubai payments firm Network International selects banks for potential listing News Aggregation Team Friday, November 09, 2018 12:00 am http://fintech-news.net/article/51203/dubai-payments-firm-network-international-selects-banks-for-potential-listing The IPO could value the firm at about $3bn Innovation & Startups Bahrain authority recognises InfoWatch’s contribution to cybersecurity News Aggregation Team Thursday, November 08, 2018 12:00 am http://fintech-news.net/article/51193/bahrain-authority-recognises-infowatchamprsquos-contribution-to-cybersecurity The company then received an award in the International Recognition category. Innovation & Startups Fujitsu sets up new AI business in Vancouver News Aggregation Team Wednesday, November 07, 2018 12:00 am http://fintech-news.net/article/51188/fujitsu-sets-up-new-ai-business-in-vancouver The new Fujitsu business is set to benefit from the strong support and cooperation of the British Columbia government, and the Canadian government. Innovation & Startups Broadridge Asset Management Solutions Enhances Next-Generation Visual Analytics with Tableau Partnership News Team Friday, November 16, 2018 12:00 am http://fintech-news.net/article/51278/broadridge-asset-management-solutions-enhances-next-generation-visual-analytics-with-tableau-partnership Clients will have seamless integration between the Broadridge Investment Management Data Warehouse and Tableau to provide self-service access to individualized analytics, customizable digital reports and interactive dashboards. Trading Platforms CIMB Group Joins RippleNet to Power Instant Payments Across ASEAN News Team Thursday, November 15, 2018 12:00 am http://fintech-news.net/article/51268/cimb-group-joins-ripplenet-to-power-instant-payments-across-asean CIMB is one of the region’s first banks to leverage blockchain technology for speedy and cost-efficient international payments. Trading Platforms Temenos announces fund administration partnership News Team Wednesday, November 14, 2018 12:00 am http://fintech-news.net/article/51249/temenos-announces-fund-administration-partnership Under this new agreement, Curo will migrate more than 3,000 funds from its five legacy fund accounting platforms to a single instance of Temenos’ Multifonds Global Accounting platform. Trading Platforms Leading Insurance Firm in Europe live with IMSplus News Aggregation Team Friday, November 09, 2018 12:00 am http://fintech-news.net/article/51210/leading-insurance-firm-in-europe-live-with-imsplus IMSplus for Insurance Investment Management provides a multi-level portfolio structure and analysis that enables Insurance firms to easily monitor the invested financial assets and comply with the company's and country’s policies. Trading Platforms Abacus Group acquires Hedgepoint Solutions News Team Friday, November 09, 2018 12:00 am http://fintech-news.net/article/51215/abacus-group-acquires-hedgepoint-solutions Founded in 2001, Hedgepoint Solutions has provided a wide array of technology services to businesses across various industries and sectors Trading Platforms CMC Markets Institutional adopts Iress OMS News Team Thursday, November 08, 2018 12:00 am http://fintech-news.net/article/51201/cmc-markets-institutional-adopts-iress-oms These connected capabilities, integrating to a central order management system and using market data supplied by IRESS, deliver seamless integration for CMC. Trading Platforms Indonesia's top e-tailer switches to Lippo-backed payment app News Aggregation Team Thursday, November 01, 2018 12:00 am http://fintech-news.net/article/51124/indonesiaamp039s-top-e-tailer-switches-to-lippo-backed-payment-app Tokopedia picks Ovo as e-wallet to counter rising rivals Trading Platforms REBEL secures new investment from XP Asset Management News Team Thursday, November 01, 2018 12:00 am http://fintech-news.net/article/51126/rebel-secures-new-investment-from-xp-asset-management This financing will allow REBEL to further invest in its proprietary technology platform and product development, as well as to grow its customer base and loan book. Trading Platforms Blackstone Makes Investment in iCapital News Team Thursday, November 01, 2018 12:00 am http://fintech-news.net/article/51135/blackstone-makes-investment-in-icapital Partners with iCapital in building definitive technology solution for alternative investments Trading Platforms Volante Technologies releases Designer version 6.0 News Team Wednesday, October 31, 2018 12:00 am http://fintech-news.net/article/51111/volante-technologies-releases-designer-version-60 The release also includes new plugins, transformations, and additional support for platforms Trading Platforms