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Nets partners Chainalysis to facilitate validation of virtual currencies

  • Published: 27 Mar 2017

Danish payments processor Nets has joined forces with distributed ledger technology provider Chainalysis to help banks validate virtual currencies such as bitcoin and comply with anti-money laundering rules.. read more

Hearsay rolls out new enterprise compliance platform

  • Published: 27 Mar 2017

US-based financial technology provider Hearsay has unveiled the next generation of its enterprise compliance platform to better counter social and digital risk.. read more

UBS deploys electronic signature service

  • Published: 27 Mar 2017

Swiss banking giant UBS has deployed the Qualified Electronic Signature (QES) service from Cryptomathic and SwissSign to strengthen security and control of its document management.. read more

SIX Payment Services taps IBM technology to boost cyber security

  • Published: 27 Mar 2017

SIX Payment Services has selected IBM Watson for Cyber Security to develop a next-generation Security Operations Center (SOC) in order to boost cyber defence and provide customers security services for compliance with Swiss privacy and financial market regulations.. read more

Scotiabank, Cardtronics extend ATM deal at 7-Eleven Canada stores

  • Published: 27 Mar 2017

The Bank of Nova Scotia (Scotiabank) has extended its ATM branding agreement with Cardtronics to give its customers surcharge-free ATM access at over 640 Scotiabank-branded ATMs at 7-Eleven Canada stores across Canada.. read more

Nordea Bank Russia opts for Wolters Kluwer risk management solutions

  • Published: 24 Mar 2017

Nordea Bank Russia (NBR) has chosen Wolters Kluwer’s OneSumX Risk and Management Information Systems (MIS) reporting solutions to enhance organisational efficiency.. read more

RBS to shutter 158 branches

  • Published: 24 Mar 2017

Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) is set to shut down 158 branches in Britain and Ireland, putting hundreds of jobs at risk.. read more

WorldRemit partners with KCB for real time remittances to Kenya

  • Published: 24 Mar 2017

Digital money transfer service firm WorldRemit has teamed up with KCB Bank to create a new option to offer instant money transfers to Kenya.. read more

Accenture to buy payments consulting firm First Annapolis

  • Published: 24 Mar 2017

Accenture has agreed to acquire payments consulting and advisory firm First Annapolis Consulting for an undisclosed sum.. read more

MY CU Services taps Aptys to streamline payment operations of member credit unions

  • Published: 24 Mar 2017

MY CU Services, a provider of electronic payment solutions to credit unions in the US, has selected Aptys’s PayLOGICS platform to offer its 1,300 member credit unions a single payments solution for all payment.. read more

CBA, Austrade ink fintech collaboration agreement

  • Published: 24 Mar 2017

The Commonwealth Bank of Australia (CBA) and Austrade have inked a collaboration pact to encourage the flow of fintech innovation between Australia and the UK.. read more

Tyfone launches new digital banking suite

  • Published: 24 Mar 2017

Technology provider Tyfone has unveiled a digital banking suite, known as nFinia, for financial institutions to offer a secure banking experience across various digital channels such as watch, phone, tablet, PC or kiosk.. read more

Deutsche Bank sets up innovation lab in New York City

  • Published: 23 Mar 2017

German banking group Deutsche Bank has launched an innovation lab in Lower Manhattan’s Fulton Center in New York City.. read more

UK to launch new image-based cheque clearing system

  • Published: 23 Mar 2017

The Cheque and Credit Clearing Company (C&CCC) has unveiled plans to launch a new image-based cheque clearing system to accelerate processing for customers.. read more

Maybank, CIMB to allow contactless payments via Alipay in Malaysia

  • Published: 23 Mar 2017

Malayan Banking and CIMB Bank have partnered with Ant Financial Services Group, an affiliate of e-commerce giant Alibaba Group, to provide Alipay as an alternative of cashless payment for Chinese tourists visiting Malaysia.. read more

UOB secures preliminary nod to set up foreign-owned subsidiary in Vietnam

  • Published: 23 Mar 2017

Singapore’s United Overseas Bank (UOB) has obtained preliminary approval to launch a foreign-owned subsidiary bank in Vietnam.. read more

Warburg Pincus to acquire a 35% stake in Avaloq

  • Published: 22 Mar 2017

Private equity group Warburg Pincus has agreed to acquire a 35% stake in Swiss fintech firm Avaloq from existing shareholders.. read more

Diamond Trust Bank to buy Habib Bank

  • Published: 22 Mar 2017

Diamond Trust Bank of Kenya has agreed to acquire Pakistani lender Habib Bank for an undisclosed sum.. read more

Winners revealed: the 8th annual Retail Banker International Asia Trailblazer Awards

  • Author: Douglas Blakey
  • Published: 22 Mar 2017

A record number of entries, a record number of categories and a full house at the Parkroyal on Pickering, Singapore for the 8th annual Retail Banker International Asia Trailblazer Awards sponsored by Tagit Mobile.. read more

Pacific Premier Bancorp secures regulatory nod for Heritage Oaks Bancorp acquisition

  • Published: 22 Mar 2017

Pacific Premier Bancorp, the parent of Pacific Premier Bank, has secured the go-ahead from the board of governors of the Federal Reserve System and the California Department of Business Oversight for its acquisition of Heritage Oaks Bancorp, the parent of Heritage Oaks Bank.. read more


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