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FIs and fintechs set up new industry group, Consumer Financial Data Rights

Consumer rights

Financial services and fintech firms in the US come together to form a new industry group – Consumer Financial Data Rights (CFDR) – “to defend consumers’ access to their data and fuel innovation in fintech”.

Fintech tour Hong Kong: Blueprint for start-up success

Blueprint accelerator, Hong Kong

Hong Kong-based tech accelerator Blueprint is calling out to the region and the world for start-up applicants.

Credit Suisse EMEA to outsource structured product business to Delta Capita

Credit Suisse

Delta Capita has been appointed as managed service provider to Credit Suisse EMEA Structured Products business. A number of existing Credit Suisse team will transfer to Delta Capita as part of the deal.

Fintech tour Hong Kong: Park and ride

Hong Kong

Park and ride? A visit to the Hong Kong Science and Technology Parks Corporation (HKSTP) and an opportunity for fintechs to ride the start-up wave.

UBS extends agreement with EPAM Systems worth $300m

The world’s largest wealth manager UBS has extended its long-standing agreement with EPAM Systems, a provider of product development and software engineering solutions. The agreement – worth over $300 million – “supports the bank’s strategic cost reduction programme”, according to EPAM.

Validata and OneAston in strategic partnership for Temenos projects

Validata and OneAston team up for Temenos projects

Validata Group, a specialist in enterprise software testing and release automation, has teamed up with OneAston, a Singapore-based tech services provider to the wealth management industry, to jointly work on Temenos’ WealthSuite projects.

HSBC to capitalise on tech innovation with technology advisory board

Andy Maguire, HSBC

HSBC has appointed a technology advisory board of top-level specialists from around the globe as the banking giant is keen to capitalise on opportunities in artificial intelligence (AI), biometrics, blockchain and data science, combat cybercrime and leverage its global infrastructure.

Smooth Commerce and Visa first in Canada for Visa Developer Programme

Canada

Smooth Commerce and Visa have completed the first integration of Visa’s Developer Programme in Canada and brought to market “a first of its kind innovation” in the mobile commerce space.

BNP Paribas Securities Services and Calypso team for post-trade services outsourcing

BNP Paribas Securities Services teams up with Calypso Technology

BNP Paribas Securities Services has teamed up with Calypso Technology to bring to market “a full, end-to-end post-trade services offering across asset classes” for investment banks.

The White House unveils fintech framework for US

The White House

The National Economic Council (NEC) of the US, part of the Office of White House Policy, has published a whitepaper, “A Framework for Fintech”.

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