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Ping An Securities live with Finastra’s FusionCapital tech
Finastra gains live site in China

Ping An Securities has implemented a new front-to-back office securities brokerage platform, FusionCapital Summit, supplied by Finastra (formerly Misys).

UnionPay taps Allied Wallet for prepaid launch in Europe

Allied Wallet, a Los Angeles-based provider of online payment processing, is partnering with UnionPay International to issue a UnionPay-branded prepaid card, the “first ever’ partnership of its kind in Europe.

Raise pulls in $60m funding, PayPal joins party

Raise, which bills itself as the world’s largest gift card marketplace, has raised $60 million in a Series C funding round led by Accel, with participation from PayPal and existing investors.

Raisin chasing UK deposit marketplace with first acquisition

Berlin-based deposit marketplace Raisin has acquired UK-based fintech specialist PBF Solutions to offer end-to-end deposit raising for UK banks and other providers.

Banking Technology Magazine
Banking Technology September 2017 issue out now
Banking Technology September 2017

Welcome to fintech central! Good service operating on all lines. The latest edition of our flagship magazine – Banking Technology – is out now, packed with news, analysis and insights, case studies, research and expert commentary.

Industry Comment
The rise of regtech down under
australia uk flag

Could Australia give the UK a run for its money? Wayne Johnson, co-founder and CEO of Encompass Corporation, explores.

App it. The future of banking
Paul Rippon, Monzo

This morning I was having breakfast with a colleague. I paid the bill, and he sent me his share of the bill using our Monzo app. Before we’d walked out of the café, the money was in my account. Simple!

Has the face of payments changed forever?

Marieke Flament, European MD at Circle, discusses how technology is transforming the global payments landscape.

MiFID II compliance: the essential confluence of regulation, compliance and artificial intelligence

With the July 2017 publication of its MiFID II Policy Statement, the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has signaled the final countdown to the most sweeping changes of governance, protection and transparency for a generation.

Overcoming board-level cybersecurity obstacles in the financial services industry

Today’s financial services institutions are challenged to keep pace with changing and covert cybersecurity threats. Since financial institutions are among some of the most appealing targets for hackers, it is critical for these organisations to remain extra vigilant about securing confidential information.