Trust and transparency: the challenges around reconciliation of cryptocurrency transactions
Banking

Trust and transparency: the challenges around reconciliation of cryptocurrency transactions

1m | ReconArt

Trust and transparency: the challenges around reco...

Blockchain-based solutions are disrupting the traditional payments ecosystem, but as cryptocurrencies are currently unregulated by a central bank, cry...

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The carrot and the stick: How regulators can drive a data quality revolution
Banking

The carrot and the stick: How regulators can drive a data quality revolution

2m | By Phil Flood, Global Business Development Director, Regulatory and STP Services

The carrot and the stick: How regulators can drive...

In a landscape filled with regulatory reporting complexity and scrutiny, regulators are ‘cracking down’: tolerance for poor quality data and errors is...

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JPMorgan, BNP step up calls to re-open Basel III framework
Banking

JPMorgan, BNP step up calls to re-open Basel III framework

2m | By Anna Brunetti, Banking Editor

JPMorgan, BNP step up calls to re-open Basel III f...

JPMorgan’s and BNP Paribas’ heads of EMEA regulation urged standard-setters at the Basel Committee on Banking Supervision to re-open discussions on th...

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Financial services consultants positive regulators will take a ‘light touch’ approach to AI
Banking

Financial services consultants positive regulators will take a ‘light touch’ approach to AI

2m | By Jeremy Chan, Journalist

Financial services consultants positive regulators...

Regulators on both sides of the Channel look set to keep a light-touch and risk-based approach to AI technologies to foster nascent business, senior c...

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Capital markets report: UK continues to shine as fintech hub, Europe leads on sustainable finance
Asset management

Capital markets report: UK continues to shine as fintech hub, Europe leads on sustainable finance

3m | By Anjali Kochhar

Capital markets report: UK continues to shine as f...

The UK ranked number one as fintech leader in Europe for the third consecutive year, followed by Sweden, Denmark, and Lithuania, according to a capita...

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Central banks: crypto assets and Big Techs not posing financial stability risk as of yet, but remain high on supervisory agenda
Payments

Central banks: crypto assets and Big Techs not posing financial stability risk as of yet, but remain high on supervisory agenda

3m | By Jeremy Chan, Journalist

Central banks: crypto assets and Big Techs not pos...

New technologies such as crypto-assets and stablecoins do not yet pose a stability risk to financial markets, but Big Techs’ mounting financial servic...

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Clearinghouses left in the lurch as financial industry buckles up for a ‘no equivalence’ scenario
Trading & brokering

Clearinghouses left in the lurch as financial industry buckles up for a ‘no equivalence’ scenario

3m | By Anna Brunetti, Banking Editor

Clearinghouses left in the lurch as financial indu...

The impact of a no-equivalence scenario on central counterparties (CCPs) would be disastrous for both the EU and the UK, leading market representative...

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Analysts pin Google retail bank U-turn on fears of higher regulatory scrutiny, low profitability
Payments

Analysts pin Google retail bank U-turn on fears of higher regulatory scrutiny, low profitability

4m | By Mohamed Dabo

Analysts pin Google retail bank U-turn on fears of...

Google abandoned plans on Friday to offer bank accounts to users, taking even its partners by surprise and leaving at least 400,000 users on waiting l...

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EU anti-money laundering proposals already pushing crypto business away, warn advisors
Asset management

EU anti-money laundering proposals already pushing crypto business away, warn advisors

6m | By Aoife Morgan, Journalist

EU anti-money laundering proposals already pushing...

Financial sector advisors are warning that the European Commission’s plans to crack down on the crypto sector, bringing crypto exchanges and service p...

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FCA, CFTC: More post-pandemic coordination needed on financial sector standards
Banking

FCA, CFTC: More post-pandemic coordination needed on financial sector standards

7m | By Jeremy Chan, Journalist

FCA, CFTC: More post-pandemic coordination needed ...

Regulators from Europe, the US and Japan called for stronger and faster cooperation on key aspects of global financial sector standards. Directors fro...

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Equivalence hopes on financial rules fade as EU slams UK’s lack of commitment
Banking

Equivalence hopes on financial rules fade as EU slams UK’s lack of commitment

7m | By Tom Lemmon, Reporter

Equivalence hopes on financial rules fade as EU sl...

Prospects for a EU-UK equivalence agreement on financial services regulation appeared to ebb away after EU commissioner Mairead McGuinness criticised ...

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Pressure mounts on SEC to scrap liquidity-based gates and fees on money market funds
Banking

Pressure mounts on SEC to scrap liquidity-based gates and fees on money market funds

7m | By Sam Alberti, Reporter

Pressure mounts on SEC to scrap liquidity-based ga...

Pandemic-driven runs on prime MMFs strengthen the case for ‘delinking’ redemption curbs from asset liquidity Read More...

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Fintechs weathering pandemic
Banking

Fintechs weathering pandemic

8m | By Jeremy Chan, Journalist

Fintechs weathering pandemic

Fintechs remain resilient but still faces challenges to long term viability Read More...

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Bailey: Combination of reforms needed to tackle ‘dangerous’ money market funds
Banking

Bailey: Combination of reforms needed to tackle ‘dangerous’ money market funds

8m | By Tom Lemmon, Reporter

Bailey: Combination of reforms needed to tackle ‘d...

Pandemic revealed MMFs are still not resilient enough despite regulatory tightening since 2008 crisis Read More...

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Calls for CRM to include PISPs and electronic money issuers
Payments

Calls for CRM to include PISPs and electronic money issuers

12m | By Aoife Morgan, Journalist

Calls for CRM to include PISPs and electronic mone...

Forty-one percent of authorised push payment (APP) scams have been reimbursed since the introduction of the Contingent Reimbursement Model (CRM) but “...

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SEC charges against Ripple face criticism
Payments

SEC charges against Ripple face criticism

1y | By Leanna Reeves, Journalist

SEC charges against Ripple face criticism

The Securities and Exchange Commission’s (SEC) latest charges against Ripple Labs Inc shows the regulator’s ambition to further supervise ongoing deve...

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FCA needs intense safeguarding revisal, say UK PSPs
Payments

FCA needs intense safeguarding revisal, say UK PSPs

2y | By Shannon Moyer, Journalist

FCA needs intense safeguarding revisal, say UK PSP...

Following Wirecard’s failures, market participants have raised flags around the Financial Conduct Authority’s (FCA) regulations on firms s...

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Information for Sonia transition thin on the ground
Banking

Information for Sonia transition thin on the ground

2y | Salmon Software Limited

Information for Sonia transition thin on the groun...

Though there is no doubt that the London Interbank Offered Rate (Libor) is expected to cease by the end of 2021, many in the industry are still trying...

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