A group of U.S. regulators has introduced a new reporting system aimed at easing the compliance burden on financial services operating across multiple states — although experts warn money...
State financial regulators in the U.S. are suing the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC) over its plans to create a national non-bank charter for fintech firms, as the row intensifies...
On April 20, 2017 Ravi Menon, managing director of the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS), gave a speech on "Financial Regulation: The Way Forward" at the OMFIF City Lecture, at The Arts Club,...
On April 20, 2017 Soramitsu, a Japanese blockchain technology company, published an announcement that it would be working with the National Bank of Cambodia on an open source distributed ledger ...
On April 21, 2017 the Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC) and Indonesia's Otoritas Jasa Keuangan (OJK) signed a cooperation agreement to promote innovation in financial...
On April 13, 2017 Haruhiko Kuroda, the governor of the Bank of Japan, gave a speech at a conference on "Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Financial Services/Financial Markets". The conference...
On April 19, 2017 First Global Data, in collaboration with LianLian Pay, launched a social messaging payments and remittance service to more than 100m users and merchant partners, enabling Chinese...
A United Nations report has praised regulators in China for their “wait and see” approach to its multi-trillion dollar mobile payments market, although experts are dubious about policymakers’...
On April 17, 2017 the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) and the United Nations Capital Development Fund (UNCDF) announced that they had formed a strategic partnership under UNCDF’s SHIFT ...
Financial firms in the UK have appealed for additional guidance from regulators on cybersecurity, after a government report revealed nearly half of all businesses suffered at least one breach last...
U.S. banks have urged regulators to seek public comment and work with other federal agencies when deciding whether to award a specialized federal license to a non-bank fintech company.
On April 12, 2017 the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI) published a document called "Evaluation Forms for Blockchain-Based Systems", which aims to develop methods for studying...
On April 12, 2017 the Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) published its Financial Stability Review, with focus on new and emerging risks related to the asset management industry and financial...
On April 17, 2017 the Financial Technology Enabler Group (FTEG), which was established by the Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM), announced that it is seeking ideas from the public on improvements to the...
UK regulators have made further progress in transposing the revised Payment Services Directive (PSD2) into national law, launching two consultations on implementation, supervision and enforcement...
On April 10, 2017, the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) launched a consultation on the potential for the future development of distributed ledger technology (DLT) in regulated markets. The FCA is...

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