Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ (MUFG) is the latest financial services giant to confirm it is experimenting with distributed ledger technology, creating its own digital currency as it seeks to find ways to bring down the costs of transactions.
SWIFT announces today that The Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ, Ltd. (BTMU) has signed up for Compliance Analytics, a SWIFT service that helps financial institutions mitigate financial crime risk and cost by analysing their global message traffic on the SWIFT network.
Mitsubishi UFJ Trust & Banking Corporation (U.S.A.) (MUTU), a leading international trust bank, is now live on SunGard’s managed services platform for global lending and corporate actions processing.
FXSpotStream LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of LiquidityMatch LLC, today announced that Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ (BTMU) has joined as a new liquidity providing bank to FXSpotStream’s clients.
Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ (Holland) NV (BTMU Holland) has signed with Wolters Kluwer Financial Services to use its OneSumX solution.
VASCO Data Security International, Inc. (VDSI), a global leader in authentication, digital signatures, and identity management, announced today that The Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ, Ltd. (BTMU) has implemented VASCO's two-factor authentication solutions to protect retail banking customers accessing the bank's online banking services.
The Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ, Ltd. (“BTMU”) announced today that it has entered into a consent agreement with the New York State Department of Financial Services (“DFS”) to resolve issues relating to instructions given to PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP (“PwC”) and the disclosures made to the DFS in connection with BTMU’s 2007 and 2008 voluntary investigation of BTMU’s U.S. dollar clearing activity toward countries under U.S. economic sanctions.
UniCredit Bank AG and Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi have processed the first BPO (Bank Payment Obligation) deal ever between Germany and Japan which is for a transaction between Töging (south of Munich) based RVT Rühr- und Verfahrenstechnik (RVT), a leading producer of industrial mixers, and Mitsui & Co. Plant Systems (MPS), a provider of plants, facilities and equipment to the infrastructure and basic industrial sector in Japan.
The International Swaps and Derivatives Association, Inc. (ISDA) today announced that 18 major global banks (G-18) have agreed to sign a new ISDA Resolution Stay Protocol, which has been developed in coordination with the Financial Stability Board to support cross-border resolution and reduce systemic risk.
PricewaterhouseCoopers has been fined $25 million by New York State's financial watchdog after it sanitised a report for regulators into anti-money laundering at Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ (BTMU).
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