International FinTech regulatory sandboxes launched

A range of international financial authorities in collaboration with financial institutions have launched regulatory sandboxes, creating safe environments to take risks. Read more:

Is risk management broken? If so, how can it be fixed?

Financial crises are not new, but the global financial crisis of 2008 exposed the over-leveraged interconnectedness of our modern digital age. Read more:

ThreatMetrix nabs $30m to expand fraud prevention

Anti-fraud security company ThreatMetrix has raised $30m in what it describes as a mezzanine growth capital round. The funding comes from existing backer Silicon Valley Bank. Read more:

Bloomberg unveils IRS compliant tax calculation tool

Today, Bloomberg unveiled Tax Solution to help the global investment community adhere to a new IRS withholding requirement. Read more:

Can FinTech fix mortgage servicing?

While origination is finally getting a break from costly, wide-ranging operational changes, more lie ahead for servicing. Read more:

ComplyAdvantage grabs $8.2m for AI-driven compliance

Artificial intelligence-based compliance startup ComplyAdvantage has raised $8.2m in a Series A round. The investment in the London-based regtech firm was led by Balerton Capital. Read more:

RegTech will help move from big data to smart data

Mathieu Maurier, Societe Generale Securities Services, explains regtech and where it fits into the industry in relation to fintech.

Why RegTech, why now?

Companies both big and small are looking across their regulatory frameworks to anticipate the impacts of these massive industry events. Read more:

How to deal with AML risks from a FinTech partnership

Strategies include developing formal agreements with partners defining the anti-money-laundering requirements and responsibilities that are expected of them. Read more:

Regulators block sale of bitcoin miner avalon

A planned acquisition deal between Chinese manufacturer Shandong Luyitong and bitcoin mining hardware company Canaan is no more. Read more: