Fintech News http://fintech-news.net/ Fri, 23 Feb 2018 02:54:11 GMT part of MediaG8way Group http://fintech-news.net/ http://fintech-news.net/assets/images/logo.png Fintech News KohanaPHP KASIKORNBANK selects Avaloq to support future growth of KBank Private Banking News Team Thursday, February 22, 2018 12:00 am http://fintech-news.net/article/48773/kasikornbank-selects-avaloq-to-support-future-growth-of-kbank-private-banking The project will be Avaloq’s first in Thailand, strengthening its position in the APAC region. Wealth Technology Bank of the West Wealth Management launches new investment app News Team Thursday, February 22, 2018 12:00 am http://fintech-news.net/article/48784/bank-of-the-west-wealth-management-launches-new-investment-app This unique, U.S.-specific version of the global Voice of Wealth app from BNP Paribas, Bank of the West's parent company, delivers exclusive domestic and global insights anywhere, anytime. Wealth Technology Fidessa agrees takeover bid from Swiss banking software company News Team Wednesday, February 21, 2018 12:00 am http://fintech-news.net/article/48762/fidessa-agrees-takeover-bid-from-swiss-banking-software-company Analysts at Berenberg said the deal was consistent with Temenos’s strategy of expanding outside of core banking. Wealth Technology Robo-adviser Wealthsimple raises $51 million to expand service News Aggregation Team Wednesday, February 21, 2018 12:00 am http://fintech-news.net/article/48779/robo-adviser-wealthsimple-raises-51-million-to-expand-service It currently manages $1.45 billion for more than 65,000 clients in the three markets it operates in. Wealth Technology Wealth managers must go digital News Aggregation Team Tuesday, February 20, 2018 12:00 am http://fintech-news.net/article/48724/wealth-managers-must-go-digital As wealth is passed between generations, advisers must adapt to their new target group and adopt the right technology Wealth Technology Keeping up with the robots News Aggregation Team Tuesday, February 20, 2018 12:00 am http://fintech-news.net/article/48725/keeping-up-with-the-robots Automation may pose a threat to jobs, but it also puts an added psychological pressure on staff who have to keep pace with the robots Wealth Technology Enough Disruption Talk, Let's Get Real News Team Tuesday, February 20, 2018 12:00 am http://fintech-news.net/article/48744/enough-disruption-talk-letamp039s-get-real We asked Peter Schramme, Chief Business Development Officer, that question about disruption and he suggested to weaken the word a little, because every new thing that pops up is called disruption today. Wealth Technology Swiss Fintech firm to bid for U.K. company News Team Tuesday, February 20, 2018 12:00 am http://fintech-news.net/article/48745/swiss-fintech-firm-to-bid-for-uk-company There can be no certainty that any offer will ultimately be made for Fidessa. Wealth Technology BBVA Switzerland implements DocuSign tech News Aggregation Team Tuesday, February 20, 2018 12:00 am http://fintech-news.net/article/48753/bbva-switzerland-implements-docusign-tech BBVA Switzerland is the first private banking organisation to adopt DocuSign in Europe. Wealth Technology Edmond de Rothschild banks on LzLabs for modern mainframe alternative News Team Friday, February 16, 2018 12:00 am http://fintech-news.net/article/48714/edmond-de-rothschild-banks-on-lzlabs-for-modern-mainframe-alternative Among these new features is the organization’s web terminal, designed and delivered by LzLabs Wealth Technology SS&C appoints Group General Counsel, Chief Legal Officer and Global Head of Mergers & Acquisitions News Team Wednesday, February 21, 2018 12:00 am http://fintech-news.net/article/48761/ssampampc-appoints-group-general-counsel-chief-legal-officer-and-global-head-of-mergers-ampamp-acquisitions Mr. Frank's experience includes having tried cases to jury verdict in both federal and state court, and having advised boards of directors and special committees in numerous acquisitions, divestitures and business combinations. Executive Moves BNP Paribas Asset Management appoints Chief Data Officer News Team Tuesday, February 20, 2018 12:00 am http://fintech-news.net/article/48747/bnp-paribas-asset-management-appoints-chief-data-officer In this role, Christophe Bonnefoux will be responsible for data management Executive Moves Ex-HSBC exec Damien Jenner joins Horizon sales team News Team Wednesday, February 14, 2018 12:00 am http://fintech-news.net/article/48685/ex-hsbc-exec-damien-jenner-joins-horizon-sales-team Previously Head of Americas (Fixed Income IT) - Risk and P&L at HSBC in New York, Damien brings significant experience and knowledge to Horizon as the company continues to expand. Executive Moves Former CEO of Credit Suisse UK joins Quant Insight advisory board News Team Wednesday, February 14, 2018 12:00 am http://fintech-news.net/article/48691/former-ceo-of-credit-suisse-uk-joins-quant-insight-advisory-board We look forward to working with existing and future clients to improve the investment process for portfolio managers and help them make sense of today’s complex trading environment. Executive Moves UOB has hired an ex-Citi global head as Singaporean banks flex muscles News Aggregation Team Tuesday, February 13, 2018 12:00 am http://fintech-news.net/article/48679/uob-has-hired-an-ex-citi-global-head-as-singaporean-banks-flex-muscles UOB has been among the more aggressive recruiters in the Singapore banking sector of late. Executive Moves Sanlam hires ex-Barclays wealth chief of staff as COO News Team Monday, February 05, 2018 12:00 am http://fintech-news.net/article/48609/sanlam-hires-ex-barclays-wealth-chief-of-staff-as-coo David will report directly to CEO Jonathan Polin and will sit on Sanlam UK’s executive committee. Executive Moves Fashion and Luxury Digital Agency Sweden Unlimited Welcomes New Staff News Team Monday, February 05, 2018 12:00 am http://fintech-news.net/article/48621/fashion-and-luxury-digital-agency-sweden-unlimited-welcomes-new-staff “We’re ecstatic to continue to attract creative and project management talent of this quality,” said Leja Kress Executive Moves Calypso hires new chief sales officer News Team Sunday, February 04, 2018 12:00 am http://fintech-news.net/article/48615/calypso-hires-new-chief-sales-officer Calypso hires Steve Tucker as new chief sales a leading provider of cloud-enabled capital markets and investment management software and services, today announced that Steve Tucker has joined Calypso Technology as Chief Sales Officer and member of the Exe Executive Moves Hargreaves Lansdown hires fintech expert as new chair News Aggregation Team Friday, February 02, 2018 12:00 am http://fintech-news.net/article/48591/hargreaves-lansdown-hires-fintech-expert-as-new-chair During a spell lasting nearly six years at Barclays commencing in 2006, Oppenheimer is credited with transforming the bank’s retail division. Executive Moves Temenos names president for North America News Team Wednesday, January 31, 2018 12:00 am http://fintech-news.net/article/48574/temenos-names-president-for-north-america A seasoned executive in the North American market... Executive Moves Digital currencies inquiry launched News Team Thursday, February 22, 2018 12:00 am http://fintech-news.net/article/48781/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. Legal,Regulation,Tax & Compliance FCA calls for help embracing regtech News Team Wednesday, February 21, 2018 12:00 am http://fintech-news.net/article/48764/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. Legal,Regulation,Tax & Compliance FCA receives more than 1,500 MiFID II queries in six months News Team Wednesday, February 21, 2018 12:00 am http://fintech-news.net/article/48768/fca-receives-more-than-1500-mifid-ii-queries-in-six-months FOI from Professional Adviser Legal,Regulation,Tax & Compliance Crypto Divorce – what to do if you think your spouse is hiding Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies from you News Team Tuesday, February 20, 2018 12:00 am http://fintech-news.net/article/48746/crypto-divorce-ampndash-what-to-do-if-you-think-your-spouse-is-hiding-bitcoin-and-other-cryptocurrencies-from-you Whilst cryptocurrencies and the blockchains they use are not an entirely anonymous system, they are unregulated and the identity of the user is hard to trace. Legal,Regulation,Tax & Compliance SEC suspends trading in three companies claiming crypto connection News Team Tuesday, February 20, 2018 12:00 am http://fintech-news.net/article/48731/sec-suspends-trading-in-three-companies-claiming-crypto-connection Under the federal securities laws, the SEC can suspend trading in a stock for 10 days and generally prohibit a broker-dealer from soliciting investors to buy or sell the stock again until certain reporting requirements are met. Legal,Regulation,Tax & Compliance Finma publishes ICO guidelines News Team Tuesday, February 20, 2018 12:00 am http://fintech-news.net/article/48733/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 Legal,Regulation,Tax & Compliance Jersey registers data protection legislation News Aggregation Team Tuesday, February 20, 2018 12:00 am http://fintech-news.net/article/48737/jersey-registers-data-protection-legislation The States of Jersey says this will benefit trade and help law enforcement agencies cooperate with their counterparts in other jurisdictions. Legal,Regulation,Tax & Compliance FCA and US CFTC ink FinTech innovation deal News Team Tuesday, February 20, 2018 12:00 am http://fintech-news.net/article/48738/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 Legal,Regulation,Tax & Compliance Basel Committee on Banking Supervision News Aggregation Team Tuesday, February 20, 2018 12:00 am http://fintech-news.net/article/48739/basel-committee-on-banking-supervision Sound Practices Implications of fintech developments for banks and bank supervisors Legal,Regulation,Tax & Compliance Global regulators neutral on new rules for 'hyped' fintech News Aggregation Team Tuesday, February 20, 2018 12:00 am http://fintech-news.net/article/48757/global-regulators-neutral-on-new-rules-for-amp039hypedamp039-fintech Analysts have said banks could become irrelevant as fintech firms become the “face” of financial services, a scenario Basel said seems far-fetched. Legal,Regulation,Tax & Compliance ‘Digital tech, key to Ecobank’s cashless Africa drive’ News Aggregation Team Thursday, February 22, 2018 12:00 am http://fintech-news.net/article/48774/amplsquodigital-tech-key-to-ecobankamprsquos-cashless-africa-driveamprsquo “For instance, Rwanda, where the summit is taking place, is seeking to move from a cash-based economy to a digital one." Retail Tech New Savings Marketplace Opens its Doors to UK Savers News Team Wednesday, February 21, 2018 12:00 am http://fintech-news.net/article/48769/new-savings-marketplace-opens-its-doors-to-uk-savers The company is backed by well-known investors including PayPal, Thrive Capital, Index Ventures and Ribbit Capital. Retail Tech SGBL goes digital with Backbase News Aggregation Team Thursday, February 15, 2018 12:00 am http://fintech-news.net/article/48698/sgbl-goes-digital-with-backbase The bank’s mission is to engage its customers -from retail to professional and corporate- with a range of new services and self-service capabilities across all channels. Retail Tech Multi-Currency e-money app, deVere Vault, launches Companion Cards News Team Thursday, February 15, 2018 12:00 am http://fintech-news.net/article/48704/multi-currency-e-money-app-devere-vault-launches-companion-cards “As such, client demand has driven deVere Vault to launch Companion Cards.” Retail Tech Stepping up a gear: Ecobank fintech boosts financial inclusion in Africa News Team Wednesday, February 14, 2018 12:00 am http://fintech-news.net/article/48689/stepping-up-a-gear-ecobank-fintech-boosts-financial-inclusion-in-africa The Africa Tech summit takes place on 14 and 15 February in Kigali, Rwanda Retail Tech Absa goes live with Finastra PAYplus for CLS News Team Wednesday, February 14, 2018 12:00 am http://fintech-news.net/article/48694/absa-goes-live-with-finastra-payplus-for-cls Absa became a direct CLS settlement member at the end of 2017, having previously been an associate member, operating through Barclays. Retail Tech “I broke into Hong Kong fintech without tech skills. Here’s how you could too” News Aggregation Team Sunday, February 11, 2018 12:00 am http://fintech-news.net/article/48666/ampldquoi-broke-into-hong-kong-fintech-without-tech-skills-hereamprsquos-how-you-could-tooamprdquo As my CEO often mentions, there are three tiers of fintech companies in Hong Kong. Retail Tech National Bank of Abu Dhabi Partners With Ripple To Offer Real-Time Cross-Broder Payments News Aggregation Team Sunday, February 04, 2018 12:00 am http://fintech-news.net/article/48597/national-bank-of-abu-dhabi-partners-with-ripple-to-offer-real-time-cross-broder-payments According to an announcement published Friday on Ripple’s blog, the UAE’s largest lender, the National Bank of Abu Dhabi (NBAD), has become the first bank in the Middle East to partner with Ripple. Through integrating Ripple’s technology Retail Tech Finabank selects Temenos core banking package News Team Tuesday, January 30, 2018 12:00 am http://fintech-news.net/article/48559/finabank-selects-temenos-core-banking-package This back-to-front renovation project will result in a truly digital bank, greater access for the bank’s customers, even in the most rural parts of Suriname, and a seamless customer experience. Retail Tech Westpac & NAB launch voice banking technology with Amazon Alexa News Aggregation Team Friday, January 19, 2018 12:00 am http://fintech-news.net/article/48467/westpac-ampamp-nab-launch-voice-banking-technology-with-amazon-alexa Westpac customers will not be able to transfer money or make payments using the service but can ask a range of questions relating to their account balance and transaction history (for the last 50 transactions). Retail Tech Crypto exchanges welcome regulators as they woo institutional clients News Aggregation Team Thursday, February 22, 2018 12:00 am http://fintech-news.net/article/48772/crypto-exchanges-welcome-regulators-as-they-woo-institutional-clients He is gambling that more compliant firms will be able to draw more clients and dominate the marketplace. Bitcoin, Blockchain & AI Cryptofunds tap into Wall Street's talent pool News Aggregation Team Wednesday, February 21, 2018 12:00 am http://fintech-news.net/article/48760/cryptofunds-tap-into-wall-streetamp039s-talent-pool Deutsche Bank will cut 250 to 500 investment bank jobs, Reuters reported Monday, citing a person close to the situation. Bitcoin, Blockchain & AI Illicit Uses of Cryptocurrency Gaining Attention Around the World: Expert Take News Aggregation Team Wednesday, February 21, 2018 12:00 am http://fintech-news.net/article/48763/illicit-uses-of-cryptocurrency-gaining-attention-around-the-world-expert-take While Blockchain provides a public ledger of all crypto transactions, criminals are using cryptocurrency tumblers or cryptocurrency mixing services to obscure the trail back to the fund's original source. Bitcoin, Blockchain & AI ABN AMRO Launches Block Chain Based Alternative For Escrow Service News Aggregation Team Tuesday, February 20, 2018 12:00 am http://fintech-news.net/article/48730/abn-amro-launches-block-chain-based-alternative-for-escrow-service The process considerably reduces administrative costs for the organization as escrow account management costs are eliminated. Bitcoin, Blockchain & AI Saudi blockchain pilot could save banks up to $400m per year, Moody's says News Aggregation Team Tuesday, February 20, 2018 12:00 am http://fintech-news.net/article/48749/saudi-blockchain-pilot-could-save-banks-up-to-400m-per-year-moodyamp039s-says Central bank inked deal with Ripple last week to use blockchain for cross-border payments Bitcoin, Blockchain & AI Blockchain Starting To Take Hold In Africa News Aggregation Team Tuesday, February 20, 2018 12:00 am http://fintech-news.net/article/48754/blockchain-starting-to-take-hold-in-africa Africa is the last frontier for payment companies. Bitcoin, Blockchain & AI BlackRock bulks up research into artificial intelligence News Aggregation Team Monday, February 19, 2018 12:00 am http://fintech-news.net/article/48748/blackrock-bulks-up-research-into-artificial-intelligence World’s biggest investment group to create AI lab in Palo Alto Bitcoin, Blockchain & AI Blockchain-based payments ideal for Bahrain News Aggregation Team Friday, February 16, 2018 12:00 am http://fintech-news.net/article/48721/blockchain-based-payments-ideal-for-bahrain The project is not meant to go live with a big bang go-live approach where you have 40 entities onboard because that would be a catastrophe, that is why you go step by step, we want to start with two and go from there. Bitcoin, Blockchain & AI Lebanon hops on the crypto train News Aggregation Team Friday, February 16, 2018 12:00 am http://fintech-news.net/article/48722/lebanon-hops-on-the-crypto-train Entrepreneurs aspire to tackle the digital economy on six fronts Bitcoin, Blockchain & AI Banca: A blockchain technology to revolutionize traditional investment banking in Wall Street News Aggregation Team Friday, February 16, 2018 12:00 am http://fintech-news.net/article/48723/banca-a-blockchain-technology-to-revolutionize-traditional-investment-banking-in-wall-street The bankruptcy of Lehman Brothers, one of the well-known investment banking firm throws light on how they pushed world financial resources into assets relating to the housing bubble for their own benefits. Bitcoin, Blockchain & AI Citi Hong Kong named “Digital Bank of the Year” News Team Friday, February 16, 2018 12:00 am http://fintech-news.net/article/48715/citi-hong-kong-named-ampldquodigital-bank-of-the-yearamprdquo Citi also won the prestigious "Asia Pacific Digital Bank of the Year" title and a number of regional awards Mobile Banking OAB, Thawani Technologies sign pact for e-payment solutions News Aggregation Team Friday, February 16, 2018 12:00 am http://fintech-news.net/article/48720/oab-thawani-technologies-sign-pact-for-e-payment-solutions Amri said that they are delighted to partner with a bank that has such a visionary outlook for the e-payment field. Mobile Banking Defections weaken Dutch banks' fintech defense News Aggregation Team Wednesday, January 31, 2018 12:00 am http://fintech-news.net/article/48579/defections-weaken-dutch-banksamp039-fintech-defense Together with Rabobank, ING and ABN control around 90 percent of the Netherlands’ retail banking market Mobile Banking Banking Greatly Underestimates Speed and Scope of Digital Disruption News Aggregation Team Sunday, January 28, 2018 12:00 am http://fintech-news.net/article/48543/banking-greatly-underestimates-speed-and-scope-of-digital-disruption Nothing has impacted today's consumer more than the power of the smartphone and digital technologies. Mobile Banking Bank Leumi CEO in Talks to Take Pepper Mobile Bank Global News Aggregation Team Thursday, January 25, 2018 12:00 am http://fintech-news.net/article/48519/bank-leumi-ceo-in-talks-to-take-pepper-mobile-bank-global The 51-year-old CEO added that at Bank Leumi she plans to continue cutting costs at the same rate as in previous years Mobile Banking Bahamas 'Behind 8-Ball' On New Bank Technology News Team Thursday, January 25, 2018 12:00 am http://fintech-news.net/article/48531/bahamas-amp039behind-8-ballamp039-on-new-bank-technology He described technological evolution as "the curse of this generation" when it came to replacing human employment, adding that the Government did not control such decisions by the likes of RBC. Mobile Banking Chatbots can pose a serious security threat, warns security expert BOHH Labs News Team Wednesday, January 24, 2018 12:00 am http://fintech-news.net/article/48504/chatbots-can-pose-a-serious-security-threat-warns-security-expert-bohh-labs Current bot solutions are not entirely secure and can create open passages for cyber criminals to access the data flowing through chatbot’s interface. Mobile Banking REYL & Cie launches new website News Team Thursday, January 18, 2018 12:00 am http://fintech-news.net/article/48454/reyl-ampamp-cie-launches-new-website From a technical perspective, the new website incorporates a responsive design that adapts the display to the type of screen used (desktop, laptop, tablet, or smartphone) and a powerful search engine for more precise queries. Mobile Banking ING rolls out voice activated banking with Siri News Aggregation Team Monday, January 15, 2018 12:00 am http://fintech-news.net/article/48409/ing-rolls-out-voice-activated-banking-with-siri BANKING customers can know find out from Siri information including their bank balances without having to press a key. Mobile Banking German Online Lender Kreditech Heads to India News Aggregation Team Thursday, January 11, 2018 12:00 am http://fintech-news.net/article/48393/german-online-lender-kreditech-heads-to-india The loan product is expected to go live in the first quarter of 2018. Mobile Banking Barclays Investment Experts Discuss Opportunities in the Technology Sector News Team Wednesday, February 21, 2018 12:00 am http://fintech-news.net/article/48767/barclays-investment-experts-discuss-opportunities-in-the-technology-sector “Technology continues to be a feature in our portfolios" Comment & Analysis Late-stage deals pushed FinTech investment in the Nordics to record levels in 2017 News Aggregation Team Wednesday, February 21, 2018 12:00 am http://fintech-news.net/article/48770/late-stage-deals-pushed-fintech-investment-in-the-nordics-to-record-levels-in-2017 Nordic FinTech companies raised over $600m in 2017 Comment & Analysis Millennials in Wealth Management - A Survey News Team Tuesday, February 20, 2018 12:00 am http://fintech-news.net/article/48727/millennials-in-wealth-management-a-survey The report offers data-driven strategic and practical advice on how wealth managers can take advantage of the generational shift in clients by employing the right digital tools and channels. Comment & Analysis Ethereum founder warns cryptocurrencies 'could drop to near zero at any time' News Aggregation Team Tuesday, February 20, 2018 12:00 am http://fintech-news.net/article/48729/ethereum-founder-warns-cryptocurrencies-amp039could-drop-to-near-zero-at-any-timeamp039 The 24-year-old founder of Ethereum has warned that cryptocurrencies could drop at any time. Comment & Analysis 2018 Technology Industry Outlook - Deloitte News Aggregation Team Tuesday, February 20, 2018 12:00 am http://fintech-news.net/article/48740/2018-technology-industry-outlook-deloitte Navigating to the future: Leveraging tech advances in the digital era Comment & Analysis Why Switzerland is Becoming a “Crypto Nation” with a Flourishing ICO Market: Expert Take News Aggregation Team Tuesday, February 20, 2018 12:00 am http://fintech-news.net/article/48743/why-switzerland-is-becoming-a-ampldquocrypto-nationamprdquo-with-a-flourishing-ico-market-expert-take From bundles of cash hidden inside rolls of newspaper to setting up shell companies, to jamming diamonds into toothpaste tubes, Swiss bankers aided tens of thousands of wealthy American clients to evade US taxes through secret offshore bank accounts. Comment & Analysis Top 6 Technologies Impacting Banking And Finance News Aggregation Team Tuesday, February 20, 2018 12:00 am http://fintech-news.net/article/48750/top-6-technologies-impacting-banking-and-finance PSFK identifies six critical tech advancements in finance—including blockchain and AI—for our Digital Banking Playbook in partnership with Microsoft Comment & Analysis ECB speech on instant payments in euro News Team Friday, February 16, 2018 12:00 am http://fintech-news.net/article/48716/ecb-speech-on-instant-payments-in-euro Now, payments will be delivered as fast as emails, instant messages and streamed content. Comment & Analysis Singapore dominates Asian fintech News Aggregation Team Wednesday, February 14, 2018 12:00 am http://fintech-news.net/article/48686/singapore-dominates-asian-fintech The Monetary Authority of Singapore reportedly focused on areas like blockchain, artificial intelligence and machine learning. Comment & Analysis 5 Undeniable Truths of Digital Banking News Aggregation Team Tuesday, February 13, 2018 12:00 am http://fintech-news.net/article/48673/5-undeniable-truths-of-digital-banking I wish there was an easy answer, but despite the best intentions, many banks and credit unions seem to be stuck in neutral at a time when fintech firms, large tech organizations and the biggest banks move at lightning speed. Comment & Analysis Statement on Cybersecurity Interpretive Guidance News Team Wednesday, February 21, 2018 12:00 am http://fintech-news.net/article/48780/statement-on-cybersecurity-interpretive-guidance There is no doubt that the cybersecurity landscape and the risks associated with it continue to evolve. Cyber Security BNE and Nuance ink deal News Team Wednesday, February 14, 2018 12:00 am http://fintech-news.net/article/48690/bne-and-nuance-ink-deal Under the agreement, BME Inntech applies Nuance's technology to its digital transformation process in order to reduce management time and improve the satisfaction of its financial sector clients. Cyber Security Looking ahead at the development of the United Kingdom’s cyber insurance market News Aggregation Team Thursday, February 08, 2018 12:00 am http://fintech-news.net/article/48637/looking-ahead-at-the-development-of-the-united-kingdomamprsquos-cyber-insurance-market Cyber insurance is a hot topic and it is often described as a new and developing area. While it is certainly developing fast it is also the case that it has been around for longer than many imagine. Cyber Security UAE tech growth prompts firms to review internal IT security News Aggregation Team Wednesday, January 10, 2018 12:00 am http://fintech-news.net/article/48386/uae-tech-growth-prompts-firms-to-review-internal-it-security The UAE recently appointment the world’s first minister of artificial intelligence. Cyber Security UK’s big companies rush to take action on cyber threats News Aggregation Team Monday, January 08, 2018 12:00 am http://fintech-news.net/article/48350/ukamprsquos-big-companies-rush-to-take-action-on-cyber-threats Bellwether survey finds FTSE 350 fears on rise over exposure to digital attacks Cyber Security Consolidation, cyber risk and transparency to dominate 2018 News Aggregation Team Thursday, January 04, 2018 12:00 am http://fintech-news.net/article/48326/consolidation-cyber-risk-and-transparency-to-dominate-2018 Schemes should increasingly be prepared for a major cyber-attack, according to RSM head of pensions Ian Bell Cyber Security If Bitcoin Goes to the Moon, Bitcoiners Will Need Bodyguards More Than Spacesuits News Aggregation Team Friday, December 29, 2017 12:00 am http://fintech-news.net/article/48289/if-bitcoin-goes-to-the-moon-bitcoiners-will-need-bodyguards-more-than-spacesuits Lerner was a prominent bitcoin identity in Ukraine, known as an IT entrepreneur and engineer Cyber Security Major online data leak reveals details of 1.4 billion users News Team Friday, December 15, 2017 12:00 am http://fintech-news.net/article/48184/major-online-data-leak-reveals-details-of-14-billion-users An outside approach to make sure your domain is safe is more and more becoming a smart cyber security practice. Cyber Security NetGuardians Partners With Masaref - BSC in Middle East News Team Monday, December 11, 2017 12:00 am http://fintech-news.net/article/48140/netguardians-partners-with-masaref-bsc-in-middle-east Masaref will provide local support for both implementation and alliance Cyber Security Enhancing the Role of Insurance in Cyber Risk Management News Team Sunday, December 10, 2017 12:00 am http://fintech-news.net/article/48135/enhancing-the-role-of-insurance-in-cyber-risk-management This report provides an overview of the financial impact of cyber incidents, the coverage of cyber risk available in the insurance market, the challenges to market development and initiatives to address those challenges. Cyber Security The “Big Tech” backlash - Schroders News Team Thursday, February 22, 2018 12:00 am http://fintech-news.net/article/48777/the-ampldquobig-techamprdquo-backlash-schroders Google also provides its Android operating system free of charge to third party device manufacturers (largely, of course, to secure its dominance in mobile search). Research Calastone forecasts over £1.9bn savings for the mutual funds market in move to blockchain News Team Thursday, February 22, 2018 12:00 am http://fintech-news.net/article/48778/calastone-forecasts-over-amppound19bn-savings-for-the-mutual-funds-market-in-move-to-blockchain Forrester’s research reveals that transaction automation through Calastone has delivered £458 million in savings over the previous six years. Research Cybercrime takes an almost $600billion toll on the global economy - Research News Team Wednesday, February 21, 2018 12:00 am http://fintech-news.net/article/48765/cybercrime-takes-an-almost-600billion-toll-on-the-global-economy-research This encourages employees to assume it’s a different field – outside of their control or a risk that can’t reach them. Research Advisers' platform satisfaction declines News Team Wednesday, February 21, 2018 12:00 am http://fintech-news.net/article/48766/advisersamp039-platform-satisfaction-declines When it came to the services advisers saw as being most important, there was no change from last year, with existing business administration being placed first, new business administration second and online services third. Research Universal basic income could be used to protect people from robots taking jobs — study News Team Friday, February 16, 2018 12:00 am http://fintech-news.net/article/48717/universal-basic-income-could-be-used-to-protect-people-from-robots-taking-jobs-ampmdash-study The plan is costed at £14.5bn a year if it is fully subscribed to, and a total of £462bn over 13 years. Research More than Two-Thirds of American Digital Banking Users are Frustrated with Experience News Team Thursday, February 15, 2018 12:00 am http://fintech-news.net/article/48707/more-than-two-thirds-of-american-digital-banking-users-are-frustrated-with-experience Approximately one-third of digital banking users are willing to switch financial institutions for a better digital experience Research Gender equality, still a startup at technology companies News Aggregation Team Thursday, February 15, 2018 12:00 am http://fintech-news.net/article/48708/gender-equality-still-a-startup-at-technology-companies Sangeeta Gupta, senior vice-president, Nasscom, says, "Conscious efforts towards creating diversity, better retention strategies and women-friendly work environments have paid off in creating the gender balance. Research SS&C GlobeOp Hedge Fund Performance Index at 2.99 per cent in January News Aggregation Team Wednesday, February 14, 2018 12:00 am http://fintech-news.net/article/48695/ssampampc-globeop-hedge-fund-performance-index-at-299-per-cent-in-january “This favourable result is consistent with other recent indicators showing that 2018 is off to a strong start for the hedge fund industry in terms of asset growth." Research Federal Reserve Economists Deliver Answers to Questions About Cryptos News Aggregation Team Saturday, February 10, 2018 12:00 am http://fintech-news.net/article/48662/federal-reserve-economists-deliver-answers-to-questions-about-cryptos As the world or cryptos is on a path to meet the world of Federal Reserve oversight, two economists from the space take questions. Research Global Banking Outlook 2018 News Team Monday, February 05, 2018 12:00 am http://fintech-news.net/article/48612/global-banking-outlook-2018 Ten years after the financial crisis, banks are no longer overwhelmed by regulatory change programs or consumed by compliance requirements. Research first direct’s artha pilot marks new era in ‘marketplace’ banking News Team Thursday, February 22, 2018 12:00 am http://fintech-news.net/article/48775/first-directamprsquos-artha-pilot-marks-new-era-in-amplsquomarketplaceamprsquo-banking It’s the first time a large financial institution in the UK has made third party products available for the benefit of customers. Innovation & Startups Five top centres of innovation in financial tech News Aggregation Team Tuesday, February 20, 2018 12:00 am http://fintech-news.net/article/48726/five-top-centres-of-innovation-in-financial-tech Leading fintech cities, including London and Berlin, should not be complacent because there are emerging centres of excellence snapping at their heels Innovation & Startups Tech Firm C5 Accelerate Is Looking To Power Up Fintech In Bahrain News Aggregation Team Tuesday, February 20, 2018 12:00 am http://fintech-news.net/article/48751/tech-firm-c5-accelerate-is-looking-to-power-up-fintech-in-bahrain The government has been a fundamental driver, especially in nascent innovation ecosystems such as in Bahrain and the MENA region in general. Innovation & Startups Burt points to past reinsurance success for future Bermuda innovation News Aggregation Team Tuesday, February 20, 2018 12:00 am http://fintech-news.net/article/48755/burt-points-to-past-reinsurance-success-for-future-bermuda-innovation According to Burt the Bermudian Government intends to attract companies to the Island whose investment in Bermuda will create jobs and show why Bermuda’s greatest asset is her People. Innovation & Startups Kuwait Finance House Goes Live With (ITS) ETHIX-Net - Alkheshnam: “ETHIX-Net Delivers A New Generation Of Online Banking” News Aggregation Team Tuesday, February 20, 2018 12:00 am http://fintech-news.net/article/48759/kuwait-finance-house-goes-live-with-its-ethix-net-alkheshnam-ampldquoethix-net-delivers-a-new-generation-of-online-bankingamprdquo The product is designed to be one of the core components that help Banks to transform and adapt their business in the new Digital Transformation age. Innovation & Startups Enfusion's Investment Management Software Named "Best Fund Accounting Software" News Team Friday, February 16, 2018 12:00 am http://fintech-news.net/article/48712/enfusionamp039s-investment-management-software-named-ampquotbest-fund-accounting-softwareampquot HFM Awards are regarded as some of the most high-profile in the industry for hedge funds and service providers Innovation & Startups Linedata upgrades global hedge platform News Team Friday, February 16, 2018 12:00 am http://fintech-news.net/article/48719/linedata-upgrades-global-hedge-platform Linedata Global Hedge provides direct access to the Linedata Lynx network, allowing FIX trading connectivity with a global list of brokers and partners. Innovation & Startups ISA comparison site launched News Team Thursday, February 15, 2018 12:00 am http://fintech-news.net/article/48703/isa-comparison-site-launched The website will enable consumers to shop around for an ISA which is best suited to them based on the terms of the investment and the returns available to them in one place. Innovation & Startups Saudi Central Bank to Test Ripple Payments Tech News Aggregation Team Wednesday, February 14, 2018 12:00 am http://fintech-news.net/article/48700/saudi-central-bank-to-test-ripple-payments-tech "This ground-breaking pilot program is the first of its kind to be launched by a central bank." Innovation & Startups Singapore, Egypt sign fintech cooperation pact News Team Wednesday, February 14, 2018 12:00 am http://fintech-news.net/article/48701/singapore-egypt-sign-fintech-cooperation-pact The pact also establishes a framework for exploring joint innovation projects and for sharing information on emerging fintech trends. Innovation & Startups Virgin Money wants to bypass EFT in SA News Aggregation Team Tuesday, February 20, 2018 12:00 am http://fintech-news.net/article/48752/virgin-money-wants-to-bypass-eft-in-sa In January, it was announced that the Virgin Group invested in the Cape Town-based wiGroup, which will use the funds to fast-track its expansion into emerging and developed markets. Trading Platforms Singapore GIC leads investment in data centre platform in North America News Aggregation Team Friday, February 16, 2018 12:00 am http://fintech-news.net/article/48713/singapore-gic-leads-investment-in-data-centre-platform-in-north-america Singapore sovereign wealth fund GIC, together with Canadian pension fund OPTrust and Denver-based investment firm Mount Elbert Capital Partners, formed EdgeCore Internet Real Estate to build and operate data centres across North America. Trading Platforms Two UK investors eye $80 mln in token sale for VC platform News Aggregation Team Tuesday, February 06, 2018 12:00 am http://fintech-news.net/article/48619/two-uk-investors-eye-80-mln-in-token-sale-for-vc-platform The EQUI project is one of a multitude of ventures that have sought to raise funding through initial coin offerings Trading Platforms Standard Chartered to implement Moneythor PFM platform News Team Tuesday, February 06, 2018 12:00 am http://fintech-news.net/article/48614/standard-chartered-to-implement-moneythor-pfm-platform Moneythor, the technology company providing financial institutions with a digital banking toolkit powered by artificial intelligence (AI), has been selected by Standard Chartered to further advance personalisation and engagement in its digital services. Trading Platforms Nasdaq and Palestine Exchange sign new market technology agreement News Team Monday, February 05, 2018 12:00 am http://fintech-news.net/article/48616/nasdaq-and-palestine-exchange-sign-new-market-technology-agreement Nasdaq Inc. (Nasdaq:NDAQ) and Palestine Exchange (PEX) have signed a new market technology agreement for Nasdaq to deliver new matching engine technology via the Nasdaq Financial Frameworkarchitecture to Palestine's stock exchange. Trading Platforms Asian investors boost Swiss cryptocurrency wealth manager’s US$50 million digital fundraising News Aggregation Team Sunday, February 04, 2018 12:00 am http://fintech-news.net/article/48595/asian-investors-boost-swiss-cryptocurrency-wealth-manageramprsquos-us50-million-digital-fundraising SwissBorg plans to build a computer dashboard, a cryptocurrency exchange, and a robo-adviser platform for investment in other cryptocurrencies Trading Platforms QQQ Capital Taps Eze Investment Suite for Growth News Team Wednesday, January 31, 2018 12:00 am http://fintech-news.net/article/48569/qqq-capital-taps-eze-investment-suite-for-growth Eze Investment Suite to Power Operations for USD100M Start-Up Trading Platforms Finastra acquires FX e-trading platform News Team Tuesday, January 30, 2018 12:00 am http://fintech-news.net/article/48557/finastra-acquires-fx-e-trading-platform The combined eFX trading solution is already available and will be delivered as a micro-service on the Finastra FusionFabric architecture, adding value for capital markets clients who prefer a cloud-based approach. Trading Platforms Praemium SMAs go global News Aggregation Team Monday, January 29, 2018 12:00 am http://fintech-news.net/article/48537/praemium-smas-go-global Praemium has added international model portfolios to its suite of separately managed accounts on the back of growing demand from financial advisers and their clients for global diversification. Trading Platforms Fintech platform PremiaLab launches with Paris HQ opening News Aggregation Team Monday, January 29, 2018 12:00 am http://fintech-news.net/article/48565/fintech-platform-premialab-launches-with-paris-hq-opening PremiaLab, the Fintech platform for Risk Premia Strategies, has announced the 'formal launch' of its European offering with the opening of its new European headquarters in Paris. Trading Platforms