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SIX picks IBM Watson for cybercrime fight

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SIX Securities Services, Switzerland’s post-trade market infrastructure, will use IBM Watson for its new cognitive security operations centre (SOC). The new facility will be housed at SIX’s offices in Switzerland to provide localised cybersecurity services “tailored to the needs of the region”. Robert Bornträger, division CEO SIX global IT, says IBM is a “logical partner” […]

Illinois regulator joins global distributed ledger consortium R3

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The Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation (IDFPR) has become the first US regulatory agency to join the R3 Consortium, a global partnership of banks and other parties working to develop distributed ledger-based applications for financial services.

Infographics: PSD2 explained

Infographics PSD2

This nifty infographics, created by the European Payments Council (EPC), explains all you need to know about PSD2, from what it will change and its key components (such as APIs) to who the new players are.

Under fire OCC moves forward with US fintech charter plan

Fintech in the US: where is regulation headed?

The US Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC) is moving forward with its plan to enable fintech companies to become special purpose national banks, releasing a report that provides guidance on how to implement the plan and another that summarises public comments about it. The special charter has no shortage of critics, but […]

UK’s Financial Conduct Authority calls for greater responsibility

FCA keen to explore regtech

The UK’s Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has set out its plan for improved banking standards and financial services with its new “Senior Managers and Certification Regime”. In a speech “Culture in financial institutions: it’s everywhere and nowhere” delivered today (16 March) by Andrew Bailey, FCA chief executive, to the Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA) Annual […]

Fintech funding round-up: 14 March 2017

Funding concept with smartphone

Life needs less noise. So here words are destroyed. A round-up of key events in fintech funding. Featuring Autobooks, University of British Columbia, Scotiabank and more. Michigan-based start-up Autobooks has raised $5.5 million in funding. This follows an earlier $2 million seed funding round. Draper Triangle Ventures led the latest round and was joined by […]

IOB Singapore looks for new regtech system and vendor

Singapore-listed stocks can now be traded in London

IOB Singapore, a subsidiary of Indian Overseas Bank, is looking to modernise its regulatory reporting tech.

Banco Sabadell in regtech project with AxiomSL

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Risk management and regulatory reporting software vendor AxiomSL has been selected by Banco Sabadell.

DFSA proposes innovation testing licences

DFSA is waiting to hear from you!

Dubai Financial Services Authority (DFSA) has issued a new consultation paper to find the ways to avoid creating a standalone regime to facilitate fintech companies. Instead, keeping in line with practices followed in the UK and Australia, DFSA will review innovative fintech business propositions and match them with applicable rules already prevailing in the region.

Top fintech stories this week – 10 March 2017

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Catch up on Banking Technology’s top five fintech stories of the week – all in one place!

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