Regtech & Legaltech

Regtech: European Trade Repository REGIS-TR Partners Sensiple to Offer Interoperable, Automated Reporting Software

European trade repository REGIS-TR, which is a joint initiative established by the Clearstream (Deutsche Börse Group) and Iberclear (BME Group), will partner with Sensiple, a company offering regulatory technology (Regtech) for making repurchase agreements and facilitating secure lending. Through the partnership, REGIS-TR and Sensiple plan… Read More

Wealthtech: UK-based ikigai, Developer of a Wealth Management App, to Work with Regtech Firm TruNarrative to Prepare for Official Launch

UK-based ikigai, the developer of a wealth management and banking app, will be working with TruNarrative, a regulatory technology (Regtech) platform, in order to prepare for its official launch. The Wealthtech firm has taken its name from a Japanese concept or idea which means “a… Read More

U.S. Regtech DASH Regulatory Technologies Launches SaaS-Based Version of Regulatory Capital Compliance Suite

DASH Regulatory Technologies, a regtech-focused affiliate of capital markets technology and execution services provider DASH Financial Technologies, announced on Tuesday the launch of DASH 360R, the next-generation of its industry-leading LDB platform for U.S. regulatory capital calculation and reporting compliance.  DASH revealed that with the… Read More

IBM Joins Forces With Fenergo to Tackle Financial Crime

Ireland-based fintech Fenergo announced on Tuesday it has joined forces with IBM (NYSE: IBM)  to fight financial crime. The duo signed an original equipment manufacturing (OEM) agreement that will allow the companies to collaborate on solutions that can help clients address the multitude of financial risks they… Read More

Financial Fraud Detection Firm TruNarrative Partners AccountScore, an Analytics Firm, to Add Open Banking Capabilities

TruNarrative, a solution for financial fraud detection, prevention, anti-money laundering (AML), know-your-customer (KYC), behavioral monitoring and identity verification, has teamed up with AccountScore, a London-based analytics firm offering actionable insights and analytics on banking processes. The partnership involves adding open banking capabilities to the TruNarrative… Read More

Regtech: AxiomSL, a Regulatory Reporting and Risk Management Firm, Releases New SFTR Software

AxiomSL, an established provider of regulatory reporting and risk management software, has introduced a regime agnostic offering for SFTR (Securities Financing Transactions Regulation). As noted in a release, SFTR provides counterparties with a reliable process for adhering to international reporting obligations. Customers were required to… Read More

iComply Joins Forces With Microsoft to Enable Remote KYC & AML Verification

Canadian regtech company iComply Investor Services announced on Friday it has joined forces with Microsoft to offer its intelligent KYC and AML services through over 64,000 Microsoft solutions providers worldwide. The collaboration reportedly enables financial services providers to fast track their digital transition and enable a… Read More

Regtech: UK-based Railsbank, an Open Banking and Compliance Firm, Secures Additional Funding from Visa, Global Brain

UK-based Railsbank, an open banking and Regtech solution provider, has secured additional funding with contributions from Visa and Global Brain, a Japanese venture capital firm. In September 2019, Railsbank had acquired $10 million in capital as part of its Series A round. The amount of… Read More

Legaltech: Paris-based Jus Mundi, a Developer of the Search Engine for International Law, Secures €1 Million via Seed Round

Paris-headquartered Jus Mundi, a Legaltech firm that aims to serve as the search engine for international law and arbitration, has secured €1 million in capital through its recent seed funding round. Jus Mundi’s management says the firm aims to become a leading resource for international… Read More

iComply Announces $2 Million COVID-19 Relief Grant

Canadian regtech company iComply Investor Services announced earlier this week the launch of its new $2 million COVID-19 relief grant, the iComply for Good Services Grant.  According to iComply, iComply for Good‘s purpose is to strengthen the resilience, continuity, and remote operations capacity of our community organizations… Read More

Netherlands-based Wolters Kluwer’s Compliance Program Management Business Introduces Coronavirus Noteworthy Developments Bulletins

Wolters Kluwer’s Compliance Program Management (CPM) business has introduced the Coronavirus Noteworthy Developments Bulletins, which aim to bring together all the global regulatory modifications, orders, notices and various other updates for the financial services sector (as they relate to the deadly COVID-19 outbreak). The newly… Read More

Open Banking: Salt Edge and Pannovate Collaborate on Instant PSD2 Compliance

Salt Edge, an open banking and authentication platform, and Pannovate, a payment and digital banking provider, have partnered to provide PSD2 compliant banking and payments programs in the UK and continental Europe. Pannovate is a payment technology company targeting Fintech, crypto, and Regtech. The company… Read More

CipherTrace Enlisted to Advise Japanese Regulators on FATF Crypto Travel Rules

CipherTrace, a cryptocurrency research and tracking platform that provides services to both the public and private sector, has distributed a note that it is meeting with Japanese financial regulators to review the relatively new FATF travel rules and its impact on “virtual asset service providers… Read More

Parliament of Australia: Select Committee on Fintech & Regtech Re-Opens Comments on Sector in Light of COVID-19 Pandemic

The Australian Select Committee on Financial Technology and Regulatory Technology (ie Fintech and Regtech) has re-opened a consultation in light of the ongoing Coronavirus or COVID-19 pandemic. According to the Australian Parliament: “Since the committee finished its last round of public hearings in February, Australia’s… Read More

Munich-based Regtech Firm DataGuard Secures $20 Million in Funding via Round Led by One Peak Partners

Munich-based Regtech firm DataGuard, which provides what it refers to as the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)-as-a-Service, has secured $20 million in capital through a Series A investment round, which was led by One Peak Partners. DataGuard assists firms with ensuring that their business complies… Read More

France: Blockpulse Pursues First Security Token Offering in Partnership with Lemonway, Plans Stock Exchange for Startups

Blockpulse is the first company in France to pursue a security token offering (STO). Blockpulse is a blockchain-based shareholding management solution. The company launched its service last week in partnership with Lemonway, a Fintech providing payment services. Blockpulse offers a blockchain-based software solution for digitizing… Read More

Alex Batlin: Founder and CEO at Trustology Explains How Regulated Cryptocurrency Trading Requires Effective Custody Solutions

There are many outstanding or unanswered regulatory questions, after the recent guidelines provided by the Hong Kong Securities and Futures Commission. They require virtual asset fund managers to work with licensed custodians as they are tasked with controlling or managing assets both on-chain, and on… Read More

Fintech: FCA Report Explains Regulatory Sandbox Techsprint Approach

The UK Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) is widely recognized as the leading securities regulator when it comes to fostering Fintech innovation. The FCA has engendered an innovation-friendly ecosystem due to multiple operational characteristics but one of them, the Regulatory Sandbox, has been emulated widely around… Read More

Legaltech: Singapore Government Pledges $10.8 Million towards Program Supporting Legal Technology Research, which Will “Digitize” Local Laws

The government of Singapore has reportedly pledged $10.8 million towards a program dedicated to managing a legal technology (Legaltech) research program, which aims to digitize various laws, rules and agreements in the country. The grant was awarded to the Singapore Management University’s (SMU’s) School of… Read More

Insurtech: France-based Akur8, an AI-enhanced Insurance Platform, Secures €8 Million via Series A Round from BlackFin Capital and MTech Capital

Paris-headquartered Akur8, a company that’s developing an artificial intelligence (AI)-enhanced insurance pricing platform, has secured €8 million via a Series A round from BlackFin Capital and MTech Capital. The funds raised will be used to expand the firm’s business operations across North and South America… Read More

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