FCA censures Premier FX for breaking payment services rules

A City watchdog has publicly censured collapsed payments company Premier FX for failing to safeguard its customers’ money and for misuse of its payment accounts under the Payments Services Regulations.

MAS eases concerns about transactions from Myanmar

Singapore's top financial watchdog has responded to concerns following the military coup in Myanmar.

How the FCA expects financial services to protect vulnerable consumers

The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has published its final guidance of its expectations of firms should fairly treat vulnerable customers.

Nearly half of banks could soon be digital – new survey finds

Almost half of the banking executives around the world are looking to digitalise their businesses, according Temenos' new research.

SEC announces almost $3m award to two whistleblowers

The Securities and Exchange Commission has awarded two separate whistleblowers a total of almost $3m.

FCA launches insider trading case against former Goldman Sachs employee

The UK's financial markets watchdog has commenced criminal proceedings against a former Goldman Sachs analyst and his brother, accusing them of insider trading.

FCA gives disgraced fund manager Neil Woodford stark warning after he hinted of a...

The UK's top financial markets watchdog has warned disgraced fund manager Neil Woodford that his announced comeback is reliant on him passing a character assessment.

Monzo CEO calls on government to make gambling blocks mandatory for banks

Neobank Monzo's CEO has called on the UK government to make gambling blocks mandatory for banks in a bid to limit the risks of gambling.

Eurobank moves to comply with new money laundering rules with FICO

In response to the EU's new money laundering regulations, Greek Eurobank has expanded its partnership with FICO to comply with the law.

Investors “woefully unprepared” for the implementation of SFDR – experts warn

EU Sustainable Finance Disclosure Regulation (SFDR) will be enforced from March 10, but experts warn that businesses are unprepared for the new legislation.

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FinTech Vitesse, climate risk insurance platform Yokahu and parametric InsurTech FloodFlash have teamed up to support climate vulnerable communities after extreme weather events.
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