financial regulation

Financial regulation is a form of regulation or supervision, which subjects financial institutions to certain requirements, restrictions and guidelines, aiming to maintain the integrity of the financial system. This may be handled by either a government or non-government organization.

(source: en.wikipedia.org)

Head Of UK’s Financial Reporting Council Quits Amid Scrutiny
Head Of UK’s Financial Reporting Council Quits Amid Scrutiny
November 05, 2018  |  B2B Payments

The head of the U.K.’s Financial Reporting Council is reportedly stepping down from the position amid continued scrutiny that the FRC lacks effectiveness to prevent...

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UK ‘Digital’ Tax To Hit Alphabet, Amazon, Facebook
UK ‘Digital’ Tax To Hit Alphabet, Amazon, Facebook
October 30, 2018  |  International

The U.K. is implementing a first-of-its-kind tax on locally generated revenue by large technology firms, including Google, Amazon and Facebook. According to the Wall Street...

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Bitcoin Daily: Feds Promise AML Crypto Regulation By June 2019
Bitcoin Daily: Feds Promise AML Crypto Regulation By June 2019
October 21, 2018  |  Bitcoin

The Financial Action Task Force (FATF) announced that it will get one step closer to creating international standards for cryptocurrency when it launches its first...

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Post-Wonga Collapse, FCA Scrutinizes Payday Lenders
Post-Wonga Collapse, FCA Scrutinizes Payday Lenders
October 16, 2018  |  Regulation

Britain’s financial regulator has sent a warning to payday lenders after rising complaints following the collapse of Wonga. According to Reuters, the Financial Conduct Authority...

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BlackRock Throws Support Behind Controversial Financial Watchdog
BlackRock Throws Support Behind Controversial Financial Watchdog
October 09, 2018  |  B2B Payments

Amid calls to restructure or shutter the U.K.’s Financial Reporting Council, the world’s largest asset manager, BlackRock, is throwing its weight behind the watchdog. Reports...

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Why Wonga Finally Called It Quits
Why Wonga Finally Called It Quits
September 04, 2018  |  Alternative Finances

U.K. payday lending startup Wonga has come to the end of the road, having filed for administration (similar in concept to bankruptcy in the U.S.)...

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Trump Wants SEC To Consider Half-Year Earnings Reports
Trump Wants SEC To Consider Half-Year Earnings Reports
August 20, 2018  |  B2B Payments

U.S. President Donald Trump has reportedly asked the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) to consider the impact of nixing required quarterly earnings reports in...

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Australia Debates Ban On Electronic Interchange Fees
Australia Debates Ban On Electronic Interchange Fees
August 09, 2018  |  B2B Payments

Interchange fees are a controversial topic in many markets around the world, but the debt is often focused on swipe fees charged for consumer payments....

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Regulators Around The Globe To Collaborate To Encourage FinTechs
Regulators Around The Globe To Collaborate To Encourage FinTechs
August 07, 2018  |  Regulation

Regulators from the U.K., U.S. and Hong Kong announced on Tuesday (Aug. 7) a new alliance aimed at encouraging the growth of FinTechs. According to...

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