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FinTechNI to Host US LendIT Founder & FinTech Leader Brustkern

[fa icon='calendar'] 10-Jun-2019 08:27:18 / by fscom Team posted in FINTECH, fintechni, lendit

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FinTechNI, a collaboration between stakeholders in the local FinTech community to spearhead, publicise and promote Northern Ireland as a major FinTech hub, today announced it will host an evening with US-based financial services veteran, Bo Brustkern, on Thursday 13th June 2019, at Catalyst Belfast FinTech Hub.

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Standard Chartered Bank: Fined $1.1 billion for Anti-Money Laundering and Sanctions Violations

[fa icon='calendar'] 07-Jun-2019 08:03:00 / by Philip Creed posted in AML Audit, FINTECH, transaction monitoring

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 Last month Standard Chartered bank agreed to pay a $1.1 billion for both Anti-Money Laundering and Sanctions violations. This blog is an overview of the bank’s failures in relation to both cross-border violations and what they mean for firms.

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"Is Open Banking the epitome of inclusivity?" EWPN Ireland Launch Event - 20 June 2019

[fa icon='calendar'] 30-May-2019 17:06:06 / by Alison Donnelly posted in payments, ewpn, ireland

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New Communication Rules for Payment and E-Money Institutions

[fa icon='calendar'] 09-May-2019 15:00:00 / by James Borley posted in PSD2, E-money, Payment services

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Back in October last year, fscom director Alison Donnelly wrote a blog on the FCA’s consultation on new rules for payment and e-money institutions. As explained in that blog, due to FCA concern with how some e-money and payment institutions have communicated with their customers in the past, certain sections of the FCA Handbook are being applied to payment and e-money institutions.  

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Open banking and strong customer authentication: help!

[fa icon='calendar'] 08-May-2019 15:53:12 / by Alison Donnelly posted in PSD2, E-money, Payment services, SCA

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With only four months to go to the final PSD2 implementation date of 14 September 2019, all payment service providers must make sure they are urgently progressing plans to meet the additional regulatory obligations or to confirm that their obligations are met. 

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EWPN Announces Ambassador for Ireland

[fa icon='calendar'] 03-May-2019 14:45:00 / by fscom Team posted in payments, ewpn, ireland

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Becoming an Authorised Payment Institution

[fa icon='calendar'] 25-Apr-2019 15:10:07 / by fscom Team posted in FCA, authorisation, payments

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Payment services: making safeguarding work

[fa icon='calendar'] 10-Apr-2019 11:15:00 / by Alison Donnelly posted in E-money, FCA, Payment services

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Safeguarding is both a simple and important concept. Every payment and e-money institution that I have ever worked with wants to protect their customers’ funds and make sure that, if the worst came to the worst and they became insolvent, either their customers’ payment instruction would be fulfilled or they would have their funds returned to them.


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The Current Role of Transaction Monitoring in AML

[fa icon='calendar'] 05-Apr-2019 07:48:00 / by Eoin Kearns posted in Compliance, Payment services, fincrime, regbite

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fscom announces brand refresh

[fa icon='calendar'] 03-Apr-2019 15:22:50 / by fscom Team posted in fscom News

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fscom is proud to announce a refresh of its brand identity.

 

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