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iSignthis: $264m damages claim against ASX Ltd for misleading and deceptive conduct

iSignthis Ltd (“ISX”) has filed its amended statement of claim against the ASX Limited (“ASX”) in the Federal Court of Australia. The amended statement of claim now also alleges ... Read More
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The World Federation of Exchanges publishes position paper on FinTech in the market infrastructure space

The World Federation of Exchanges (“The WFE”), which represents more than 200 market infrastructure providers including exchanges and CCPs, today published a position paper summarising the WFE’s current views ... Read More
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Singapore and Malaysian Law Firms launch Fintech practice

The surge of financial technology into the mainstream in both Singapore and across the border in Malaysia has encouraged two prominent regional law firms to establish dedicated fintech practices.  ... Read More
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Wrexham Glyndwr University launches UK’s first undergraduate degree in FinTech

US investment bankers and professionals from the Asia business world are backing the UK’s first undergraduate degree dedicated to the world of Financial Technology. Senior Vice Presidents at multi-billion ... Read More
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China leads FinTech industry in Asia

China is home to six of the world’s 22 venture capital-backed financial technology ‘unicorns’ — start-ups valued from US$1 billion Mega deals in China drove the total amount of funding ... Read More
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China Fintech Deals Double In 2016 While US, Europe Decline

Chinese investors continued aggressively investing in financial technology (fintech) last year, despite a slowdown in other major markets around the world. Fintech investments in China doubled during the first ... Read More

The dawn of financial technology in Islamic finance

Over the past decade, financial technology — widely referred to as FinTech — has grown primarily due to growing Internet access worldwide and the emergence of smartphones and apps. ... Read More

Financial technology: Money finds new paths

Africa may be slowest to embrace fintech, but the continent is ripe for disruption. WHAT IT MEANS: Australia’s progress a benchmark for Africa. Africa’s unbanked are an opportunity for ... Read More

KBW and Nasdaq Launch Financial Technology Index

Keefe Bruyette & Woods (KBW), a Stifel company (NYSE:SF), and Nasdaq (NASDAQ:NDAQ) today announced the launch of the KBW Nasdaq Financial Technology Index (Ticker: KFTX), a preeminent index designed ... Read More

Nasdaq Agrees to Acquire Boardvantage

Nasdaq, Inc. (Nasdaq:NDAQ) today announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Boardvantage, a leading board portal solution provider which also specializes in leadership collaboration and meeting productivity. ... Read More
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