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Business 8 May 2019
Monetary Authority of Singapore mulls new virtual bank licensing scheme
Singapore’s de facto central bank is reportedly weighing up a scheme that would allow digital-only banks to obtain a license in the country.
Business 29 April 2019
Austria’s minister of finance wants a fintech regulatory sandbox
Austria’s minister of finance, Hartwig Loeger, wants a sandbox for fintech business models to be tested in.
Business 7 March 2019
Spend your Bitcoin SV directly in shops with Zeux
Bitcoin SV is taking yet another step closer to make its goal of becoming an electronic cash system a reality, and it's all thanks to "forward thinking" fintech platform Zeux.
Business 5 March 2019
Digital banking startup Revolut denies money laundering claims
U.K digital banking startup Revolut has refuted claims that it abandoned its anti-money laundering protocols and possibly processed illegal payments. They say it’s just a big misunderstanding.
Business 4 March 2019
Swiss fintech sector rapidly growing
Switzerland might not be the biggest country, but when it comes to fintech, they are punching above their weight.
Business 4 January 2019
China central bank warns of ‘declining relevance’ for cash in digital payments boom
The central bank of China has warned of the declining relevance of cash, amidst a surge in the adoption of digital payment systems.
Business 20 December 2018
US bankers up in arms over Robinhood’s checking, savings products
Representatives of two of America’s leading bodies for the banking industry have hit out at Robinhood Financial over their checking and savings accounts, which claim to offer an alternative to mainstream bank accounts.
Business 14 December 2018
Startup Revolut gains European banking license
UK-based fintech firm Revolut has been awarded a banking license in Lithuania, giving the firm access to provide current accounts and loan services across the EU from 2019.
Business 5 December 2018
‘Relaxed’ Swiss license allows fintech startups to accept public deposits
The Swiss financial regulator has issued fresh guidelines for fintech startups, giving leeway to licensees to accept up to CHF100 million ($100.1 million) in public deposits, in a radical move designed to boost innovation in the sector.
Interviews 27 August 2018
Jerry Chan: You shouldn’t just be ideological, blockchain should be profitable
Jerry Chan, chief of digital asset solutions at Tokyo-based fintech company SBI Bits, discussed with CoinGeek’s Stephanie Tower the potential of cryptocurrencies in the coming years.
Business 1 August 2018
Philippine economic zone sees strong demand for crypto licenses
CEZA, which operates the Philippine government-owned Cagayan Special Economic Zone (CSEZ), expects to receive as much as $68 million in licensing revenue, with 17 firms already having paid in full to be licensed to operate cryptocurrency businesses there.
Business 4 July 2018
Bermuda wants new class of banks for blockchain, fintech companies
The government of Bermuda is making amendments to its Banking Act, which will pave the way for a new class of banks that will cater fintech and blockchain companies in the British overseas territory.