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Coinbase launches its cryptocurrency debit card in six more countries in Europe
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Coinbase launches its cryptocurrency debit card in six more countries in Europe

Digital currency exchange Coinbase announced Wednesday its Visa debit card is to launch in six more European countries after debuting in the U.K. in April. The card allows users with Coinbase accounts to spend cryptocurrencies like bitcoin, ethereum and litecoin in stores and online at any merchant that accepts Visa. […]

Regulation is the biggest barrier to digital innovation for UK financial institutions
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Regulation is the biggest barrier to digital innovation for UK financial institutions

New research released by financial services technology leader FIS™ (NYSE: FIS) reveals that the greatest barrier to UK financial institutions developing digital products, services and operations is regulatory compliance risk. The findings are from FIS’ global Readiness Report, which shows that, by comparison, the biggest barrier to digital innovation for […]

equensWorldline helps 25 European banks reach first PSD2 compliance milestone
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equensWorldline helps 25 European banks reach first PSD2 compliance milestone

equensWorldline, a European card and payment processor, has helped 25 European banks reach the first milestone of PSD2 compliance. These financial institutions have become some of the first to get their testing facilities ready for the PSD2 deadline, being on track with the European Banking Authority (EBA) and corresponding National […]

Protecting Data Flow in Shifting Privacy Regulations
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Protecting Data Flow in Shifting Privacy Regulations

In the face of political uncertainty, organizations are challenged every day to keep the personal data they hold safe across their entire ecosystem. They must be sure that their partners, suppliers and other third parties are also keeping the organization’s data safe. As well, the growth of technologies such as […]

PayPal invests in and partners with open banking platform Tink
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PayPal invests in and partners with open banking platform Tink

Open banking API developer Tink has received an investment from online payments giant PayPal. The value of the transaction was not disclosed. Funds from the investment will be used to support Tink’s expansion across Europe and extending the reach of its open banking services, as well as build the next […]

Visa says payment industry can move away from using passwords
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Visa says payment industry can move away from using passwords

World Password Day was “observed” last month and there is no better time to acknowledge that the computer password is over 50 years old. It was invented by Fernando Corbato in the 1960s. Since then, other ways for consumers to authenticate their identity have been developed and according to a […]

ClauseMatch closes $2.5m venture debt from Silicon Valley Bank
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ClauseMatch closes $2.5m venture debt from Silicon Valley Bank

Document management company ClauseMatch has received $2.5m in venture debt funding from Silicon Valley Bank. This debt facility will be used to support ClauseMatch’s growth in Europe and Asia. The RegTech 100 company recently began operations in South East Asia, with Singapore as its base, and is already serving multiple […]

Invixium Access nets $1m investment from Connecticut Innovations
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Invixium Access nets $1m investment from Connecticut Innovations

Invixium Access, a developer of biometric solutions, has received a $1m investment from Connecticut Innovations. The RegTech company has received the initial $665,000 of the investment, it is unclear when the remaining amount will be deployed to the company. Capital from the round will be used to further the evolution […]

Securities Commission Malaysia publishes principles on continuity in capital markets
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Securities Commission Malaysia publishes principles on continuity in capital markets

The Securities Commission Malaysia (SC) has published its Guiding Principles on Business Continuity for capital market entities. These principles set out SC’s expectations of the business continuity management within capital markets, in order to ensure quick continuity of critical services and fulfilment of business obligations when there are disruptions. This […]