The US Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC) is to begin accepting applications from fintech companies to become special-purpose national banks.
Lloyds Bank has launched an online portal to help British companies expand their business to overseas markets.
Reinforcing its commitment to digital transformation, Spain's BBVA is holding a four-day board meeting in San Francisco, connecting with staff, startups and academics as it charts a path for banking in the 21st century.
Austria's Raiffeisen Bank is re-equpping its ATM estate for the future, ordering 1200 new machines from Diebold Nixdorf featuring advanced bill payment and contactless functionalities such as quick response (QR) codes and near field communication (NFC) readers.
Lithuania is looking to become the destination of choice for UK fintech firms seeking EU passporting rights in post-Brexit Britain.
Visa has agreed to buy e-commerce authentication firm Cardinal Commerce to beef up security in card-not-present channels whether through a browser, mobile app, or connected device.
Five men have been sentenced after police uncovered a fake bank and credit card factory in Holloway, London.
The UK's banks are trailling their counterparts in Russia in their attitude to innovation and cybersecurity, delegates were told at the annual Russian-British Business Forum in London
BNY Mellon has created a new global innovation group in the company's treasury services business and appointed MD Christopher Mager to head up the operation.
Financial Innovation Now, a public policy coalition comprised of Amazon, Apple, Google, Intuit and PayPal, has called on President-elect Trump to develop a national vision and co-ordinating strategy to promote the development of fintech innovations in financial services.
Deutsche Börse is to create a new marketplace for trading virtual gaming products in partnership with local fintech incubation vehicle Naga.
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