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May 12, 2022

ComplianceAsset servicer Northern Trust has contracted Dublin-based fintech Fenergo to help with its client onboarding process.

May 04, 2022

Regulatory reportingFinancial firms are not prioritising their transaction reporting process despite concerns about systemic risk and regulatory penalties as a result of inaccurate reports.

Apr 20, 2022

Sustainable investingIntercontinental Exchange (ICE) has launched a data service designed to help firms meet the requirements of the EU’s Sustainable Finance Disclosure Regime (SFDR).

Apr 13, 2022

European Commission buildingThe European Commission (EC) has unveiled a platform designed to improve the communication between fintech startups and financial regulators.

Apr 06, 2022

Dublin bridgeThe Central Bank of Ireland (CBI) has taken a cautious first step towards approving crypto funds.

Apr 06, 2022

City of LondonThe UK’s Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has decided to extend the temporary registration regime for crypto businesses that was due to expire at the end of March.

Apr 06, 2022

ETF blocksGrowing institutional demand and a change in US policy could see assets under management in crypto ETPs surpass $120 billion within the next six years, according to a recently published report.

Apr 06, 2022

london stock exchangeThe London Stock Exchange Group (LSE) is the latest exchange to buy into the regtech space following its acquisition of digital identity firm Global Data Consortium (GDC).

Apr 05, 2022

Nicholas_PrattWhen announcing his executive order on the regulation of crypto, US president Joe Biden used the phrase, ‘same business, same risks, same rules’.

Apr 05, 2022

ESG reportingThe industry accepts the need for more rigour in ESG fund reporting, but the work will be pointless if investors don’t understand the end result. Nicholas Pratt reports.

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