Chainalysis Secures $30M Investment Led by Accel to Pave Way for Next Wave of Cryptocurrency Growth

Chainalysis, the leading provider of cryptocurrency compliance and investigation solutions, has secured a $30M Series B financing led by Accel. Benchmark also increased its investment in the company after leading its $16M Series A round last April. Chainalysis will use the funding to support strategic product development of new cryptocurrency usage and open an office in London that will act as a hub for its research and development lab and... more Read more »

Shield FC Named One of the Most Influential FinTech Companies for 2019

Specialist RegTech provider Shield Financial Compliance (Shield FC) is proud to announce it has been named as one of Financial Technologist Magazine’s List of the Most Influential FinTech Companies for 2019. Read more »

SWIFT to open The KYC Registry to corporates

SWIFT announces that it is to open its world-leading Know Your Customer platform, The KYC Registry, to corporates. In a first step, from Q4 2019, all 2,000 SWIFT-connected corporate groups will be able to join The KYC Registry, and use it to upload, maintain and share their KYC information with their banks. Enabling corporates to join The KYC Registry will be transformational both for multi-banked corporates and for their banks, who already... more Read more »

Semafone appoints new CEO Gary E. Barnett to fuel global growth

Semafone, the leading provider of data security and compliance solutions for call and contact centres, today announced the appointment of Gary E. Barnett to the role of chief executive officer as the company prepares to expand its presence in the U.S. market. Effective immediately, Mr Barnett will replace Tim Critchley who, as CEO of Semafone since 2009, has led the company from a UK start up to an award-winning international business spanning... more Read more »

Post-MiFID II Financial patform launches webcast series with inaugural session on PATISSERIE VALERIE

ReachX, an emerging financial platform looking to transform wholesale banking and research in a post-MiFID II environment, is pleased to announce the launch of its webcast series.   Read more »

Shield FC eComms Platform Chosen as One of the Top Start-Ups by Coveted Deloitte RegTech Challenge Competition

Shield Financial Compliance (Shield FC) is proud to announce it is one of the winners in the Deloitte RegTech Challenge. The competition Read more »

AxiomSL Increases Focus on SFTR Solution within Trade and Transaction Reporting Capabilities Suite

AxiomSL, the leading global provider of regulatory-reporting, risk and data-management solutions, today announces that Joao Serodio has been elevated to the role of Product Manager for the Trade and Transaction suite, including the Securities Financing Transactions Regulation (SFTR) solution. Joao takes on this expanded role as AxiomSL approaches launch of its SFTR solution, following the European Commission adoption of the SFTR RTS on 13... more Read more »

Shield FC Announces Strategic Partnership with niiio Finance Group AG

Shield Financial Compliance (Shield FC), a cross-regulation compliance platform that provides a 360 view on electronics communications (eComms) and trades to make compliance more efficient and ROI Read more »

UK consumers threaten to thwart banks’ SCA compliance

Lenders, card issuers and payment service providers that need to comply with new fraud rules under PSD2 next year face a challenge from their own customers. In a new FICO survey, only about half of UK consumers say they are willing to give their bank or card issuer their mobile number in order to carry out extra authentication steps. Many banks are counting on authentication using mobile phones to comply with the rules. Read more »

PensionBee chooses Onfido to deliver frictionless KYC compliance

Leading identity verification provider Onfido today announces that it has partnered with PensionBee. Onfido’s machine learning-based identity verification technology allows PensionBee to streamline KYC processes, reducing manual overheads and bringing new users onboard. Read more »

New AAAtraq service helps websites cut compliance risk

Supermarket shopping, banking, switching energy supplier, booking a restaurant table, ordering pizza, choosing a holiday destination. The Internet has transformed our lives by making these everyday actions easy to complete, online, from any device. Yet up to 15 million people in the UK alone face digital accessibility issues when they use websites from many leading commercial or public-sector organisations. Globally it is becoming an expensive... more Read more »

Guernsey providing regulatory certainty on application of electronic CDD

Speaking in London today, at a Guernsey Finance seminar showcasing Guernsey’s global leadership in application of technology in financial services with the introduction of the Electronic Agents Ordinance 2019, the Guernsey Financial Services Commission outlined an approach to provide greater regulatory reassurance in the application of electronic CDD. Read more »

Opus Launches New Solution to Simplify KYC for Financial Institutions

Opus, the leading provider of global compliance and risk management solutions, announces the launch of Clarity KYC, its new Know Your Customer (KYC) workflow automation and risk intelligence solution. The product is aimed at financial services clients, providing a modern, easy-to-use SaaS solution that reduces the time and cost of client onboarding and improves the speed and accuracy of the customer due diligence process. Read more »

ACA Technology Solutions Celebrates Successful Year of RegTech Growth and Innovation in 2018

ACA Technology Solutions, a division of ACA Compliance Group and a leading provider of investment management and regulatory compliance technology solutions, is marking a successful year of regulatory technology (“RegTech”) product innovation, global team expansion, and client growth in 2018. Read more »

Corlytics wins Deloitte Regtech Challenge

Corlytics, the innovative regulatory risk intelligence and analytics company, has won first place in the Deloitte Regtech Challenge. As part of the prize, the company will now be collaborating in client engagements with some of Deloitte’s EMEA Risk Advisory firms. Read more »


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