Posts Tagged ‘Regulation’
Fintechist Financial Crime Costs

Financial Crime Costs Continue to Mount for all Financial Institutions

by JP Buntinxon September 25, 2017
Financial crime continues to rise every single year. It is one of the most lucrative industries for criminals all over the world. Unfortunately, this also means compliance costs will soar over time. This is mainly thanks to new regulation and advanced criminal methodologies. This new research from LexisNexis Risk Solutions paints a troublesome picture for […]
Fintechist ECB Fintech Banks

Fintech Banks may Face Additional Requirements due to Revised ECB Guidelines

by JP Buntinxon September 22, 2017
It is evident the banking sector faces major threats on all fronts. Digital money, mobile payments, cryptocurrencies, and DLT are just some of the competitors right now. There are also fintech banks, which often pose a legitimate challenge to the rest of the financial sector. If it is up to the European Central Bank, however, […]

Fintechist Mexico Regulation Fintech Cryptocurrency

Mexico Prepares to Regulate Fintech and Cryptocurrency

by JP Buntinxon September 19, 2017
Fintech is one of the biggest industries all over the world right now. With innovation come new challenges and potential drawbacks. In Mexico, the government is preparing to introduce new fintech regulation. Although a lot of people won’t agree with this idea, the goal is to spur competition. It appears this proposal will also affect […]
Fintechist Thailand ICO Regulation

Thailand Carefully Evaluates its Stance on Initial Coin Offerings

by JP Buntinxon September 14, 2017
Nearly every country in the world is focused on ICO regulation right now. China has fired the first shots, with other countries likely to follow. SEC Thailand securities regulators are also taking a closer look at this new way of fundraising. Token sales may be considered to be securities offerings in the country. If that […]

Finland Researchers Offer Insight Into Future Crypto-Policy

by Samuel Raeon September 12, 2017
From a global regulation perspective, it has been a pretty busy couple of weeks in the bitcoin space. A number of leading developed nations across the world have pitched in on where they think it’s going will be this time in five years and, in turn, have outlined potential regulatory frameworks with that could underpin […]
Fintechist Russia Bitcoin Regulation

Russia may Introduce Bitcoin Regulation Before Christmas of This Year

by JP Buntinxon September 3, 2017
It is evident cryptocurrency regulation remains a difficult issue to tackle. Russia has built up a love-hate relationship with Bitcoin over the years. One member of parliament states how proper cryptocurrency regulation may be introduced in the next few months. That is quite an ambitious statement, although it will help clarify a few things. What […]