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Kiwi RegTech First AML launches in UK after Series B

New Zealand-based RegTech platform First AML has reportedly nabbed £15.6m in its Series B funding round alongside its launch in the UK.

Reserve Bank of New Zealand underlines rising bank resilience from stress...

Recent stress tests by the Reserve Bank of New Zealand (RBNZ) have shown increasing resilience in the banking sector and the benefit of continue to build capital buffers.

Reserve Bank of New Zealand issues cash system safeguarding consultation

The Reserve Bank of New Zealand (RBNZ) has issued a consultation seeking feedback on challenges facing the country’s cash system and the options to maintain it.

New lending law comes into force in New Zealand to protect...

A new responsible lending law has come into effect in New Zealand to protect borrowers and provide them with key lending protections.

Mandatory climate disclosures for financial institutions to be unveiled in New...

New Zealand has become the first country globally to pass laws requiring banks, insurers and investment managers to disclose the impact of climate change on their companies.

Revealing the most corrupt countries in the world as new report...

Two out of three countries fail to tackle corruption effectively, which paints "a grim picture of the state of corruption worldwide", according to Transparency International's latest report.

First AML bags $5.4m in its latest funding round

New Zealand-based RegTech startup First AML has bagged $5.4m in its Series A round, which was led by Bedrock Capital.

New Zealand’s FMA reveals new focuses for AML/CTF

New Zealand’s Financial Markets Authority (FMA) will increase reviews on independent audits as well as client onboarding and account monitoring processes.

Payments NZ releases first API standard for payments

Payments NZ has released its first API standards for banks and third-parties, leading the way for open banking frameworks and improved innovation.

ASB launches facial biometric onboarding service

ASB Bank has implemented biometric facial recognition technology into its mobile app.

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