Tag: coronavirus

ESMA relaxes MiFID II communication monitoring enforcement due to coronavirus

The European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) has relaxed video communication monitoring requirements under MiFID II during the COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic.

New coronavirus-related phone scam revealed

After several cybersecurity companies and government bodies have warned that the spread of the coronavirus has increased the number of cybsersecurity threats, criminals have now started to use phones in their scams.

Italian challenger bank Hype and Conio release a bitcoin wallet they...

COVID-19 has hit Italy particularly hard. But one challenger bank might use this to its advantage.

The FCA wants businesses to hold off publishing their financial statements...

Many financial services firms have been gearing up to publish their financial statements. But now the UK’s financial markets watchdog tells them to wait for at least two weeks.

What can RegTech companies learn from the coronavirus outbreak?

While the COVID-19 pandemic is causing a lot of damage on the financial sector, there are also lessons to pick up from it.

CFTC warns against coronavirus-related fraud

The Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) has warned the public to be on alert for frauds seeking to profit from recent market volatility related to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Judo Bank said to secure $350m in funding to support...

Australian challenger bank Judo Bank has reportedly raised $350m credit facility from Citi Bank to help support its coronavirus struggles.

Revolut founder gives his word “that we are doing everything we...

As several European challenger banks move to limit the fallout from the coronavirus, Revolut’s CEO and founder has issued a statement.

How the coronavirus is forcing businesses and governments to rethink their...

Cyber criminals are taking advantage of the COVID-19 pandemic. Now companies and governments are urged to take action.

Eight good and bad impacts Coronavirus could have on FinTech

The World Health Organization (WHO) classified COVID-19 (coronavirus) as a pandemic last week. While ensuring people, particularly those at high-risk, are safe, protecting businesses and jobs has been a major priority for governments across the globe. But what are the good and bad impacts it can have on FinTechs?

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