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Synopsys and Finastra partner to secure financial services app ecosystem

Synopsys, Inc. and Finastra today announced a partnership establishing an application security validation program for  Read more »

Temenos MarketPlace and Codat bring accounting integration for banks

Temenos (SIX: TEMN), the banking software company, today announces that Codat has joined Temenos MarketPlace. Codat provides a universal API which connects to the most widely used business accounting platforms. Through Temenos MarketPlace, Temenos’ platform for connecting banks with the best in complementary fintech solutions, the company will provide pre-integrated access between banks and their Small and Medium-Sized Enterprise (SME) clients’... Read more »

eNett International Signs Definitive Agreement to be Acquired by WEX

eNett International, a leading provider of integrated B2B payment solutions for the travel industry, has entered into a definitive agreement to be acquired by WEX Inc. (NYSE: WEX), a leading financial technology service provider.  The transaction also includes the acquisition of Optal, a shareholder of eNett and the primary issuer of eNett payments. Read more »

Pine Labs announces investment from Mastercard

Pine Labs, one of Asia’s leading merchant commerce platforms, announced an investment by Mastercard that underscores confidence in India’s growing economy. The investment is part of a partnership to continue the rapid growth of convenient electronic payment options for consumers across the region. The collaboration will deliver an extensive range of card and real-time payments-based instalment financing at checkout – in-store and online. Read more »

TradeTech 2020 Unites Europe’s Top Equity Trading Leaders

TradeTech 2020 unites Europe’s top equity trading leaders including regulators, sell side, trading platforms, technology partners and over 500 senior buy side. This is your unique opportunity to join the leading buy side in using data and technology to thrive in the post-MiFID II liquidity landscape. Read more »

European Commission clamps down on non-compliance with the 5th Anti-Money Laundering Directive (5MLD)

LexisNexis® Risk Solutions, the global analytics provider, is today reacting to the European Commission’s announcement that it is preparing to clamp down on those countries who have failed to implement the 5th Anti-Money Laundering Directive (5MLD), by issuing a guide to help firms comply with new rules. Read more »

SoFi Supercharges its Debit and Credit Cards with Mastercard

SoFi, the digital personal finance company, and Mastercard today announced a multifaceted partnership to offer a suite of products and in-person experiences to its nearly one million (and growing) SoFi members. Read more »

MUFG Union Bank Launches Real-Time Payments for Clients on the RTP® Network

MUFG Union Bank N.A. today announced that receipt of real-time payments is available for its corporate, retail, and small business clients via the RTP® network, operated by The Clearing House. The RTP network provides instantaneous receipt of payments, which increases payment certainty and funds availability, with funds immediately available for use. Real-time payments enable MUFG Union Bank clients to improve cash flow, manage working capital,... Read more »

Europeans spend €4 trillion per year on payment cards

Expenditure on European payment cards has grown by a third since 2014 to reach €3.9 trillion, as cards are used increasingly for everyday purchases Rapidly rising usage spurs card spending RBR’s latest research, Payment Cards Issuing and Acquiring Europe 2020, shows that in 2018 cardholders in the UK, France and Germany spent the most, with the total increasing by 26%, 19% and 22% respectively since 2014. The fourth largest market, Russia, saw... Read more »

Assetz Capital hits IFISA milestone with £100m invested

More than £100m has now been invested through Assetz Capital’s Innovative Finance ISA (IFISA), making up 23% of all invested funds on the Assetz platform. Over 5,000 Assetz Capital IFISAs have been opened since it launched in 2017, with an average of more than £19,000 held in each of these accounts – nearly three times the average of £6,409 that is held across all ISA types according to the latest HMRC statistics available for the whole market. Read more »

State Street Announces New Partnership With iCapital Network

State Street Corporation (NYSE: STT) today announced it has entered into a new partnership with iCapital Network[1], the financial technology platform setting the industry standard for delivering access and efficiency in alternative investing. Read more »

Market Logic and Visa Win 2020 BIG Innovation Award

Market Logic announced that Visa & Market Logic have been named a winner in the 2020 BIG Innovation Awards presented by the Business Intelligence Group. Read more »

EMQ Opens Gateway to China

EMQ, a global financial settlement network today announced that customers from around the world can make secure and reliable cross-border money transfers to their family or friends leveraging the company’s extensive real-time pay-out network. EMQ has the widest coverage in China, currently covering 126 banks and will be expanding to over 150 banks in the coming months. Read more »

Intel Examines Whether AI Can Recognise Faces Using Thermal Imaging

Researchers from Intel have published a study examining whether AI can recognise people’s faces using thermal imaging. Thermal imaging is often used to protect privacy because it obscures personally identifying details such as eye colour. In some places, like medical facilities, it’s often compulsory to use images which obscure such details. AI is opening up many new possibilities so Intel’s researchers set out to determine whether thermal... Read more »

F-Secure UK awarded grant to research autonomous vehicle network security

Cyber security provider F-Secure has won a £25,000 grant to research the security of connected and autonomous vehicle (CAV) networks. The research will leverage F-Secure Consulting’s expertise in securing critical national infrastructure to help the company contribute to the integrity and trustworthiness of the emerging CAV ecosystem. Read more »

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