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Apr 27, 2022

Netherlands 1Investment platform Change has become one of the few businesses in Holland to hold dual crypto and traditional investment licences after securing approval from the Dutch Central Bank to acquire a local and licensed investment firm.

Apr 27, 2022

Jacolene OttoSpecialist fund administrator Maitland has appointed Jacolene Otto as head of fund services for Luxembourg.

Apr 20, 2022

CryptocurrenciesUS-based online trading app Robinhood is set to enter the UK market after agreeing to acquire London-based crypto company Ziglu.

Apr 20, 2022

Cyber padlockEurope’s financial institutions have been urged by regulators to makes themselves more resilient to a growing risk of cyber security that has been intensified by war and has stalled the economic recovery from Covid.

Apr 20, 2022

AcquisitionGermany-based fund services group Universal Investment Group is set to acquire Luxembourg’s European Fund Administration (EFA). 

Apr 20, 2022

Societe Generale headquartersFrench bank Societe Generale has implemented artificial intelligence (AI) platform Saphyre to help improve its onboarding process.

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