financial services


Singapore and Japan establish FinTech Cooperation Framework

The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) and the Financial Services Agency (FSA) of Japan announced the establishment of a Co-operation Framework to enhance FinTech linkages between both countries. 2. ... Read More
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First Global Fintech Fund for the Underserved

The Accion Frontier Inclusion Fund, managed by Quona Capital, invests in companies that innovate to expand access to financial services to underserved consumers and businesses in emerging markets Three ... Read More
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New Alliance to enhance professionalism in financial services

Three leading Chartered Professional Bodies have joined forces to enhance and sustain the level of professionalism and trust in the financial services sector. The Chartered Insurance Institute, the Chartered ... Read More

Investment in Australian fintech reached a record level

Investment in Australian fintech reached a record $656 million in 2016, more than triple the $185 million invested in 2015, according to a report by professional services firm KPMG. ... Read More

MPS: Accountants will be in demand during Brexit process

Members of Parliament believe accountants will be increasingly in demand during the Brexit process, according to a new study commissioned by AAT (Association of Accounting Technicians) and the Association ... Read More

ASIC released a consultation paper about ASIC Class Order Reporting requirements

ASIC today released a consultation paper proposing to remake ASIC Class Order Reporting requirements under s989B. This is due to expire (‘sunset’) on 1 October 2017. This ... Read More
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Sweden’s competition watchdog opposes a proposed tax on financial services companies

Sweden’s competition watchdog has come out against a proposed tax on financial services companies, saying it would hit their ability to compete internationally and skew the domestic market. The ... Read More

CISI and IFS Malta strengthen ties to boost career progression in financial services global jobs market

The Chartered Institute for Securities & Investment (CISI) announced renewal of its agreement with ifs Malta as its Accredited Training Provider (ATP) in Malta, promoting qualifications, membership and supporting ... Read More

Deutsche Bank fined $425 million; the Bank allowed traders to engage in a Money-Laundering scheme

The New York State Department of Financial Services (DFS) has issued an announcement to inform for a $425 Million fine imposed to Deutsche Bank. The Bank Allowed Traders to ... Read More
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MoneyGram Agrees to Merge with Ant Financial

MoneyGram (NASDAQ: MGI), a global provider of innovative money transfer services, and Ant Financial Services Group, one of the world’s leading digital financial services providers and parent company of ... Read More
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