Going Deutsche: German giant creates ‘bad bank’ in revamp
Finance, FinTech, Latest News, RegTech
17th June 2019

Going Deutsche: German giant creates ‘bad bank’ in ...

Deutsche Bank is to create a €30-50 billion ‘bad bank’ as part of an overhaul of its operations, as it shifts focus away from high-risk investment banking, according to the Financial Times.
US publishes new banking risk guidelines
Cyber Security, Finance, FinTech, Latest News, RegTech
13th June 2019

US publishes new banking risk guidelines

US banking regulator the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC) has published its Semiannual Risk Perspective for the first half of 2019. Cybersecurity and compliance emerge as dominant themes in the 30-page report, which sets out what the OCC ...
Dirty money sweeping across Europe, says EBA chief
AML, Finance, FinTech, Latest News, RegTech
12th June 2019

Dirty money sweeping across Europe, says EBA chief

Dirty money is still sweeping across Europe, despite new anti-money-laundering (AML) powers for the EU’s banking watchdog. That’s according to the new head of the organisation, the European Banking Authority (EBA).
The latest innovations in peer-to-peer lending
Finance, FinTech, Latest News, RegTech
3rd June 2019

The latest innovations in peer-to-peer lending

The peer-to-peer lending sector arose as a disruptive alternative to the banks, providing a faster and better customer service due to their nimble and high-tech business models.
Brexit: FinTech luminaries meet at No 10
Finance, FinTech, Latest News
31st May 2019

Brexit: FinTech luminaries meet at No 10

Signs that the government is working closely with the financial services sector on Brexit are increasing. Last week, the Chancellor hosted a meeting of the Financial and Professional Services’ Business Council at Downing Street, which was joined by the Prime ...
Brexit: UK and Hong Kong deepen FinTech dialogue
Cyber Security, Finance, FinTech, Latest News, RegTech
30th May 2019

Brexit: UK and Hong Kong deepen FinTech dialogue

While the UK is strengthening its ties with the US financial services sector and deepening the dialogue over regulation, Whitehall has also reached out to Hong Kong in a similar bridge-building exercise.