International Finance

Tag : Financial Conduct Authority

Ideas Magazine May-June 2019

Implementing technical and organisational measures to defend against cyber risks the priority for UK FIs in 2019

International Finance
The Financial Conduct Authority in its latest report says lack of technical expertise within organisations is the reason they are unable to mitigate risks...
Magazine November - December 2018 Opinion

Artificial intelligence versus regulation: friends or foes?

International Finance
Regulation is the most frequent knee-jerk response to any such question of ‘what if...’. However, many regulators are cautious about imposing regulation in a vacuum, seeking to prescribe or proscribe technologies rather than focusing on particular applications of technologies...
Banking Magazine November - December 2018

Open banking and a forex company – complete customer satisfaction

International Finance
London-based international payments and forex company, Caxton, recently procured its FCA licence to launch its open banking solution. CEO Rupert Lee-Browne talks about these services, the relevance of tech in financial services and more...
Banking Finance

Amicus applies for banking licence

May receive licence in 2017 October 19, 2016: Amicus Finance, a leading specialist financial services group, announced that it has submitted a banking licence application to the Prudential Regulation Authority (PRA) and the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA).  Subject to authorisation it anticipates receiving its banking licence in 2017. The new banking licence will enable Amicus...
Banking Finance

Redwood submits banking licence application

Initially, focus will be on UK SMEs in Hertfordshire, Bedfordshire and Buckinghamshire October 17, 2016: Acorn Financial Partners (AFP), a new venture founded and led by Jonathan Rowland, announced that it has submitted a banking licence application to the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) and the Prudential Regulation Authority (PRA).  On authorisation AFP will be called...
Finance Islamic Banking

deVere Mortgages partners with Al Rayan Bank

deVere Mortgages partners with Al Rayan Bank ,To offer Sharia compliant home finance to purchase property in the UK October 11, 2016: deVere Mortgages and Al Rayan Bank have entered into a strategic partnership to offer Sharia-compliant mortgage alternatives to the growing number of expats looking to purchase property in the UK. The alliance follows...