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NICE Actimize Launches New Regulation BI Solution

On June 5, 2019 the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) voted to approve the new Regulation Best Interest (BI), imposing rigorous new requirements to ensure firms are transparent and act in their clients’ best interest. Due to come into force on June 30, 2020, the new rule substantially upgrades existing suitability regulations to raise…

kompany Wins Successful Funding Round

Austrian banking group Raffeisen Bank International (RBI) via its corporate venture capital unit Elevator Ventures has joined UNIQA Ventures to invest in business verification and KYC provider kompany, while previous investors, including the European Super Angels Club (ESAC), have increased their stakes. kompany is an alumnus of the Elevator Lab Program and became a group…

ComplyAdvantage Expands with New York and London Offices

ComplyAdvantage, a UK-based regtech firm that uses data science and machine learning to neutralize the risk of global financial crimes, has opened new offices in both London and New York to service the growing demand for modern compliance solutions. The firm has opened commercial offices in Covent Garden, London and in Bryant Park in New…

UK SupTech Firm FNA Wins $5.5m Series A Funding

London-based supervisory technology (‘SupTech’) start-up FNA has closed a $5.5 million Series A investment round led by IQ Capital, with participation from GETTYLAB. Founded in 2013, FNA offers deep technology analytics company via a platform that uses network analytics, AI and machine learning platform to help financial institutions to map and monitor complex financial systems,…

Synechron Data Science Launches New LIBOR Solution

London-based Synechron has launched a LIBOR accelerator using data science to address thechallenges of financial sector benchmarking. The accelerator for LIBOR Impact Analysis enables financial institutions to identify and quantify their LIBOR exposure at either a contract level or across all contracts within an institution. Thesolution leverages Optical Character Recognition (OCR) and three levels of…

Pragmatic Innovation is the Key to Success

By Alessandro Tonchia, co-founder and director of Finantix. Delivering innovative Artificial Intelligence (AI)-based technologies to improve business and operational performance is crucial to the future of the wealth management industry. Wealth management advisors are paid a certain amount of basis points on the proviso that they will give a clear view on what is best…

BIS Supports Fintech Innovation for Central Banks

The Bank for International Settlements (BIS) has confirmed plans for a new Innovation Hub to encourage international collaboration on financial technology within the central banking community. Launching initially at existing BIS facilities in Hong Kong and Basel, the hub will eventually span multiple locations with a third spoke due in Singapore within the first phase…

Datactics Secures £1.2m Seed Funding

Belfast software solutions provider Datactics has raised £1.2m from the Bank of Ireland Kernel Capital Growth Fund (NI) in its second round of funding, completing a package commenced in 2018. “Seldom does a day go by where the possibilities of machine learning aren’t being discussed, and everything we are hearing from industry agrees that any…