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    Tag: FCA

    Smoooth Dogg’s Klarna on the radar for the FCA

    02/02/2021

    A story appeared on Twitter just over two years ago about how Snoop Dogg, who turned into ‘Smoooth Dogg’, became an investor in Swedish payment provider Klarna. This week, the FCA published a review and the news might n...

    Is the SEC fallout the end of the road for XRP?

    14/01/2021

    The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) recently filed a lawsuit against Ripple, a San Francisco based cryptocurrency payment company, for selling unregistered securities. The SEC accuses Ripple CEO Brad Garlinghou...

    Bitcoin Never Sleeps, can the Regulators and Investors afford to?

    12/01/2021

    The problem with Crypto is that you have very little time to rest. Unlike Tesla shares, Bitcoin’s prices can fluctuate on Saturday night, Friday after work and even on Sunday when you are out taking a walk. Bitcoin Neve...

    Banks on the hitlist for UK’s anti-money laundering crusade

    10/11/2020

    If the UK’s Financial Conduct Authority were to write a guidebook to help banks tackle money laundering – let’s call it ‘AML for Dummies’ – what would rule #1 be? How about: always perform due diligence on prospective a...

    Talking about Regulations & Technology with NICE Actimize

    We have seen huge fluctuations in capital markets throughout 2020. To keep the markets open throughout the lockdown, companies had to move masses of employees to work from home creating a whole new list of regulatory re...

    Can RegTech solve the Technology needs of the post-Covid Trading Floor?

    Or will we see "SurveilTech" emerge? Everyone has experienced working from home in financial institutions so far this year. For some of us, working from home has been easier than for others. Put the kettle on, turn S...

    FCA proposes ban of crypto-derivatives to consumers

    05/07/2019

    The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) is proposing rules to address harm to retail consumers from the sale of derivatives and exchange traded notes (ETNs) referencing certain types of cryptoassets. The FCA considers...

    N26 takes on the UK market

    04/10/2018

    N26 European Challenger Bank takes to UK market The wildly popular German fintech opened its online bank in the UK this Thursday. Founded in 2013 by two Austrians, the Berlin-based startup backed by Chinese giant Tencen...

    Glint instigates gold revival

    28/09/2018

    Innovative startup Glint aims to create a modernday gold rush by making it easier for to acquire the precious metal and turn it into a payment method. Ploughing funds into a plethora of cryptocurrencies may be all the ra...

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