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FCA reminds financial firms of their responsibilities after Brexit

With the UK having pulled out of the EU on New Year's Eve, the nation's financial regulator has reminded companies about the new red tape they must navigate.

ESMA fines Moody’s €3.7m for failing to disclose conflicts of interests

The European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) fined credit ratings firm Moody’s €3.7m for breaching rules including the failure to disclose conflicts of interests.

FinTech community welcomes UK FinTech review but fear more must be done

The UK FinTech community has welcomed Ron Kalifa's review, but stakeholders argue the government must do more to take the sector seriously and protect the nation's position as an industry leader.

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.

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Decoding risk scoring: Strategies for effective financial crime prevention

In the ever-evolving landscape of financial technology, risk scoring stands as a cornerstone process in ensuring compliance and mitigating financial crimes.
Aperture Finance raises $12m Series A for AI-powered DeFi platform

Aperture Finance raises $12m Series A for AI-powered DeFi platform

Aperture Finance, a decentralized finance (DeFi) platform pioneering AI-powered intents, has raised $12m in a Series A funding round.
Braavo Capital bags $5m to accelerate growth in subscription app market

Braavo Capital bags $5m to accelerate growth in subscription app market

Braavo Capital, the leading financing partner for consumer subscription apps, has successfully closed a $5m Series B funding round.
NY Green Bank is proud to support Carver, whose commitment to serving diverse middle-income neighborhoods is well aligned with the energy benefit goals of the Community Decarbonization Fund," remarked David Davenport, Managing Director at NY Green Bank. "By providing mission-driven lenders like Carver with low-cost capital that supports sustainable infrastructure, we aim to advance New York State's greenhouse gas reduction goals."

Carver Bancorp secures $25m loan facility for NYC decarbonisation projects

Carver Bancorp, Inc., a certified Community Development Financial Institution and a designated Minority Depository Institution, has announced the closing of a $25m revolving senior unsecured term loan with NY Green Bank.
PayPoint invests £1m in Open Banking innovator Aperidata

PayPoint invests £1m in Open Banking innovator Aperidata

PayPoint, a prominent multichannel payments provider, has announced a £1m investment in Aperidata Ltd, an innovative consumer and business credit reporting and Open Banking platform.

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