A former Equifax executive has been charged by US authorities with insider trading, accused of selling off all of his stock in the credit rating agency last summer before it revealed it had suffered a massive data breach.
The International Compliance Association is pleased to announce the launch of a brand new qualification in its specialist certificate series: the ICA Certificate in Financial Crime Risk in Global Banking and Markets. The Certificate, which is awarded in association with Alliance Manchester Business School, the University of Manchester, is designed for those who want to explore the financial crime risks inherent in financial markets.
Citi and Kabbage have signed on as founding members of a new industry consortium set up by the World Economic Forum to strengthen the cybersecurity of fintech firms and data aggregators.
Lloyds Banking Group is to invest £3 billion over the next three years to transform the business into a "digitised, simple, low risk, customer focused, UK financial services provider".
The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) and the US Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) have today signed an arrangement that commits the regulators to collaborating and supporting innovative firms through each other’s financial technology (FinTech) initiatives – LabCFTC and FCA Innovate.
The Securities and Futures Commission (SFC) once again alerts investors to the potential risks of dealing with cryptocurrency exchanges and investing in initial coin offerings (ICOs).
The Berlin Group, a European coalition of banks and payment processors, has published version 1.0 of its framework designed to give Third Party Providers (TTPs) API access to bank accounts in compliance with new regulations on freeing up customer data under PSD2.