Big Data

Thailand’s central bank unveils plans for digital currency pilot in 2022

The Bank of Thailand (BOT) has revealed it intends to begin a retail central bank digital currency (CBDC) pilot study in the second quarter of 2022.

Alessa whitepaper outlines key crypto know-how for financial institutions

Alessa by Tier 1 Financial Solutions has published a whitepaper detailing how financial institutions (FIs) can deal with the cryptocurrency market and manage its associated risks.

Varo Bank taps Quantifind’s AI platform for adverse screening, automated investigations

Varo Bank has selected financial crime investigation firm Quantifind’s Graphyte platform to optimise its adverse media screening and investigations automation performance.

EU plans to end cryptocurrency anonymity as part of AML plan

The European Commission has said it intends to end anonymity in cryptocurrencies and introduce a new anti-money laundering (AML) agency to crack down on financial crime.

CSS expands aosphere alliance to integrate data services with investment platform

Compliance Solutions Strategies (CSS) has expanded its collaboration with legal firm aosphere to integrate the latter’s market data services with CSS’ investment monitoring platform.

ECB to examine digital euro potential through two-year investigation

The European Central Bank (ECB) has revealed it is set to begin a two-year long investigation into the possibility of launching a digital euro.

Quantexa unveils latest version of risk detection tool to aid financial crime fight

Data and analytics software company Quantexa has introduced the latest updated version of its contextual monitoring and investigations solution Quantexa Syneo.

Cyber insurance market to exceed $20bn value by 2025, report finds

A report by GlobalData has found the cyber insurance industry is predicted to exceed a $20bn gross written premium (GWP) value by 2025.

Signicat bolsters RegTech footprint with Electronic IDentification acquisition

Norwegian digital identity firm Signicat has purchased identity software specialist Electronic IDentification (eID) for an undisclosed fee.

Regulatory trio unveil plan to bolster diversity and inclusion in financial services

The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA), the Prudential Regulation Authority (PRA) and the Bank of England (BofE) has launched a paper aiming to boost diversity and inclusion in finance.
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