Ripple is looking to capitalise on the recent spate of successful bank heists from institutions connected to the global Swift network by introducing a multi-sign feature on its consensus ledger.
Virtual currency exchanges and wallet providers will come under the scope of the European Union's Anti-Money Laundering Directive as part of a push to tackle terrorist financing.
In the age of digital money, the European Central Bank is stressing its commitment to cash through the launch of a new EUR50 note.
Startupbootcamp is to run a combined fintech and cybersecurity accelerator programme in Amsterdam with the backing of Rabobank, ING, ABN Amro, SNS Bank, PwC, NN Group, Delta Lloyd and Athlon.
Cross-border payments outfit Earthport has relaunched its foreign currency subsidiary Baydonhill as EarthportFX, providing businesses with access to over 60 currencies across its global network.
London's fintech community is calling for the UK Government to deliver a 'Brexit Blueprint' that includes single market access and financial services passporting, as fears mount over a softening of venture capital financing and a talent drain for startups operating out of the capital.
The widely expected post-Brexit recession does not appear to be putting off challenger banks looking to launch in the UK, says PwC.
The Dutch Central Bank is supporting the creation of a 'blockchain development campus' for banks to congregate and share knowledge on the the application of distributed ledger technology in the financial services arena.
ING Bank says a six-year transition to DevOps and agile development methodologies is playing a critical part in the achievement of its 'Think Forward' digital transformation strategy.
BMW Financial Services is setting up an innovation lab and accelerator programme to find startups that can bring fresh perspectives to vehicle financing and insurance.
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