Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC), Mashreq Bank and fintech firm Norbloc have teamed up to launch the Middle East region’s first blockchain-based KYC data-sharing consortium. The joint venture, expected to go live in Q1 2020, is designed to facilitate faster, more secure onboarding and exchange of supporting documentation via advanced distributed technologies, including blockchain. Companies will be able to digitally create a single KYC record, which will be authenticated with an electronic ID, to simultaneously share data with multiple financial institutions. The platform will be open to all qualified financial institutions and licencing authorities.
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Upcoming Webinar: Client Experience and Onboarding For Transfer Agents: How to ensure you deliver a seamless client experience and differentiate your services
Date: 26 September 2019 Time: 10:00am ET / 3:00pm London / 4:00pm CET. Clients expect you to seamlessly deliver a range of transfer services. They expect you to delight their investors and ensure you have a robust onboarding and compliance process in place. They also want you to help them ensure they comply with shareholding...
By Kevin O’Neill, Global Head of Buy-Side Division, Fenergo Technology is advancing at lightning speed. Blockchain, AI and other cutting-edge technologies have completely disrupted the financial services sector in recent years. Now, as the global banking industry turns its attention to regulation and compliance, the newest kid on the fintech block, regtech, is set to...
Now in its 3rd year, the RegTech Summit in London explores how the European financial services industry can leverage technology to drive innovation, cut costs and support regulatory change.
Welcome to the fifth edition of A-Team Group’s Entity Data Management Handbook, sponsored for the fourth year running by entity data specialist Bureau van Dijk, a Moody’s Analytics Company. The past year has seen a crackdown on corporate responsibility for financial crime – with financial firms facing draconian fines for non-compliance and the very real...