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SymphonyAI introduces a game-changing entity resolution solution for modern finance

SymphonyAI introduces a game-changing entity resolution solution for modern finance

SymphonyAI has unveiled a cutting-edge Entity Resolution system designed specifically for the financial sector.
Featurespace and OrboGraph unite to combat rising check fraud with advanced analytics

Featurespace and OrboGraph unite to combat rising check fraud with advanced analytics

Featurespace, a global fraud and financial crime prevention firm, has entered into a strategic partnership with OrboGraph, a leading provider of check processing automation and fraud detection software and services.
Sopra Banking Software partners with Finom to boost compliance in French FinTech

Sopra Banking Software partners with Finom to boost compliance in French FinTech

Sopra Banking Software (SBS), a leader in providing integrated banking software, announces a strategic partnership with Finom, a cutting-edge financial services provider dedicated to SMEs and entrepreneurs.
Navigating cybersecurity and AML: Strategies for financial firms

Navigating cybersecurity and AML: Strategies for financial firms

Money laundering and financial crimes pose large risks to financial firms, both from a reputational and regulatory perspective. These criminal activities can manifest in...
Enhance voice compliance in FinTech with Theta Lake and Webex Calling

How Theta Lake and Webex Calling are simplifying voice compliance

In today's fast-paced digital landscape, financial services organisations face the dual challenge of maintaining regulatory compliance while ensuring efficient communication. The integration of Theta...
FCA calls for stricter yet fairer treatment of politically exposed persons

FCA calls for stricter yet fairer treatment of politically exposed persons

The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has recently mandated that financial institutions, including banks, payment firms, and lenders, enhance their protocols to ensure fair treatment of politically exposed persons (PEPs).
PSR and FCA explore the impact of digital wallets on UK consumers and businesses

PSR and FCA explore the impact of digital wallets on UK consumers and businesses

The Payments Systems Regulator (PSR) and the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) have jointly initiated a call for information to assess the rapidly growing influence of digital wallets on both consumers and businesses in the UK.
Hong Kong to fortify financial stability with new stablecoin regulations

Hong Kong to fortify financial stability with new stablecoin regulations

Hong Kong is poised to introduce a new regulatory regime for fiat-referenced stablecoin (FRS) issuers following positive feedback from a public consultation.
Good.Lab, a provider of sustainability software and services, has launched a new solution designed to help mid-market companies comply with the European Union’s Corporate Sustainability Reporting Directive (CSRD).

Good.Lab unveils solution to aid mid-market companies with EU CSRD compliance

Good.Lab, a provider of sustainability software and services, has launched a new solution designed to help mid-market companies comply with the European Union’s Corporate Sustainability Reporting Directive (CSRD).
Xapien secures $10m to transform compliance with AI-driven research

Xapien secures $10m to transform compliance with AI-driven research

Xapien, a pioneering AI due diligence provider, announced today its successful $10m Series A funding round, led by YFM Equity Partners.

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Monzo revolutionizes retirement planning with new all-in-one pension product

Monzo revolutionizes retirement planning with new all-in-one pension product

Monzo, the leading digital bank in the UK, has introduced a groundbreaking pension product aimed at simplifying the retirement savings process.
Ushur, a leading provider of AI-powered Customer Experience Automation™ (CXA), has announced that Mike Price has joined its executive leadership team as Chief Revenue Officer (CRO).

Ushur hires former Oracle and ForgeRock executive as new CRO

Ushur, a leading provider of AI-powered Customer Experience Automation™ (CXA), has announced that Mike Price has joined its executive leadership team as Chief Revenue...
Lberis and Nexi launch innovative revenue-based financing in Germany to empower SMEs

Liberis and Nexi launch innovative revenue-based financing in Germany to empower SMEs

Liberis Group, a global leader in embedded finance, has partnered with Nexi, Europe's top PayTech company, to mark its entry into the German market.
Investment funds managed by Morgan Stanley Expansion Capital have acquired a stake in UK headquartered payments business Sokin, marking an exciting new chapter for the fast-expanding fintech firm. The acquisition will provide significant capital and accelerate its product growth plans and further global expansion. The transaction is constructed to provide investment to the company to support the speed and breadth of its growth. Sokin will continue operating as an independent unit and brand, and the current management team will remain to lead its expansion, with CEO Vroon Modgill maintaining a material shareholding. Whilst Morgan Stanley Expansion Capital has led the transaction, it also includes investment from prominent US investors including Gary Marino, former Chief Commercial Officer at PayPal who will join the Board, Mark Britto, former Chief Product Officer at PayPal, and Aurum Partners, the investment fund affiliated with the owners of the San Francisco 49ers and other strategic LPs. Existing investors in Sokin include former England and Manchester United defender Rio Ferdinand. Sokin was founded in 2019 with a simple vision to remove the borders, barriers, and burdens associated with international payments. Today it enables global businesses to transfer, hold and exchange over 100 currencies with its multi-currency IBAN and local currency accounts – all through one comprehensive platform. Sokin enables more than $2.5bn in transactional volume per year, with further rapid growth anticipated. It supports businesses across a wide range of verticals, from freight and logistics - to Premier League football clubs, enabling them to manage global payments and financials with speed, efficiency, and transparency. Vroon Modgill, CEO & Founder of Sokin, said: “This investment represents an exciting new chapter for Sokin - one filled with immense opportunities for growth and innovation. By joining forces with the Morgan Stanley Expansion Capital team, we gain access to unparalleled resources and expertise which we believe will enable us to accelerate our growth trajectory and better serve our customers.” Lincoln Isetta, Managing Director at Morgan Stanley Expansion Capital, said: “Sokin demonstrated outlier growth and capital efficiency that was powered by a great product and a high achieving team. We are pleased to partner with Vroon and the Sokin team to leverage our experience working with high-performing companies raising their first significant institutional capital. We believe Sokin has built a modern, comprehensive technology platform that is well suited to help enterprises simplify payments across geographies. Many of the world’s largest and most sophisticated companies and sports clubs already trust Sokin to execute strategic payments and we believe Sokin is at the forefront of technology leadership in those markets.” Gary Marino, tech investor and former Chief Commercial Officer at PayPal, said: “Sokin has developed an impressive platform powered by tactical licensing and partnerships ripe for further product and market expansion. We’re excited about how Sokin’s products will shape a new future for global payments.” Brano Perkovich, Founding Partner at Aurum Partners, said: "Sokin's innovative approach and talented team have laid a strong foundation for success. We're thrilled to join forces with Vroon and the Sokin team to revolutionize the global payments landscape." Rio Ferdinand, said: “This is a huge moment for the team at Sokin and a testament to the product and business they’ve built up. I’m excited to see the business go from strength to strength.” Ends About Sokin Sokin was founded in 2019 with a simple vision to remove borders, barriers, and burdens associated with international payments. Today it enables global businesses to transfer, hold and exchange over 100 currencies with its multi-currency IBAN and local currency accounts – all through one comprehensive platform. It supports businesses across a wide range of verticals, from freight and logistics through to Premier League football clubs, enabling them to manage global payments and financials with speed, efficiency, and transparency. Sokin’s dedication to improving financial efficiencies for global businesses has already led to more than $2.5bn in transactional payment volume per year.

TotallyMoney launches revolutionary tool to aid financially under-served UK adults

TotallyMoney has recently launched an innovative open banking tool. This tool is designed to provide customers with live, actionable insights into their affordability, enabling them to enhance their chances of securing better financial offers.
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The headlines set to dominate RegTech in H2

As the regulatory landscape continues to evolve at a breakneck pace, the RegTech industry finds itself at the epicentre of unprecedented change and disruption. FinTech Global had the chance to catch up with Michael J Stanton, CEO at COMPLY, following May's Global RegTech Summit to discuss the key headlines which are set to dominate the space as we look ahead to the rest of the year.

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