Posts Tagged ‘Regulation’
Fintechist_Singapore Switzerland Fintech Treaty

Singapore and Switzerland Sign Treaty To Bolster Fintech Innovation

by JP Buntinxon September 13, 2016
A new agreement between Singapore and Switzerland will focus on Fintech regulation. Regulators from both countries decided to cooperate, allow startups to flourish. Regulation in the fintech sector can be a good thing, but too many startups are encumbered by strict guidelines. This new agreement should alleviate some of those concerns. The Monetary Authority of […]
BItcoin Regulation AB 1326

Revised California Bill AB 1326 Makes BItLicense Look Soft

by JP Buntinxon August 9, 2016
Regulation in the Bitcoin world is a double-edged blade. On one hand, it can bring more legitimacy to cryptocurrency as a whole. Doing so may also increase Bitcoin’s appeal to mainstream consumers. On the other hand, regulation can also kill off innovation in the cryptocurrency space. The Californian version of BitLicense – called AB 1326 […]
UK South Korea Fintech Collaboration

UK And South Korea Work Together On Fintech Scalability and Regulation

by JP Buntinxon July 23, 2016
Partnerships in the Fintech world can go a long way, particularly when different nations are involved. The United Kingdom and South Korea are on the same page when it comes to financial innovation these days. Investors and enterprises in both countries should now be able to bridge the gap to other regions. It is important […]

Fintech Working Group India

Fintech Working Group In India To Focus on Regulation

by JP Buntinxon July 16, 2016
India is one of the breeding grounds for Fintech innovation. The Reserve Bank of India created a Fintech Working Group to explore the regulatory landscape and propose any changes that need to be made. Digital banking and financial services are a hot trend worldwide, yet innovation is often obstructed by regulatory guidelines. The financial sector […]
Fintechist_US Financial Regulation

Archaic US Financial Regulation Offers No Fintech Incentives

by JP Buntinxon June 11, 2016
Fintech Innovation seems to primarily originate in the United States, albeit there are a lot of international efforts underway as well. However, due to banking regulations, the US may fall behind the curve in the coming years. Moreover, there is a high failure rate for bank-like business models to take into account. Very few people […]
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Central Bank of India Greenlights Fintech Efforts

by JP Buntinxon June 8, 2016
Many companies see India as a breeding ground for the future of commerce. Instead of relying on e-commerce, like most other countries, India has jumped straight to m-commerce. This shift opens up exciting opportunities for Fintech startups. Even more so now that the country’s central bank wants to explore the potential of Fintech. It is […]