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Fintech impact “significant” as M&A deals stall

Some companies are bucking the trend by completing acquisitions, but experts predict worse to come.

Fintech impact “significant” as M&A deals stall

Some companies are bucking the trend by completing acquisitions, but experts predict worse to come.

Experian offers its Affordability Passport to debt charities and lenders for free in response to the Coronavirus outbreak

Experian has reacted to the current world health crisis by offering access to its Affordability Passport which will allow people to seamlessly share their transactional data.

Open Banking platform Tink acquires Eurobits

Open Banking platform Tink has announced the acquisition of Eurobits Technologies in latest European deal.

Insight: Consumer trust and bringing Open Banking to life for the consumer

Rishi Chauhun, formerly of the Open Banking Implementation Entity, offers some industry insight into enhancing consumer trust and how the Fintech market needs to continue firing on all regulatory cylinders to gain their trust.

Important new rules on bank solvency delayed

Basel IV is designed to improve banks’ resilience to market shocks and heighten trust in the financial system.

ON DEMAND: Building trust in Open Banking

Our recent webcast explored how we can enhance consumer trust in Open Banking. You can watch on demand now.

Central banks will lead digital currency innovation, report finds

There is increasing evidence that central banks across the world are serious about introducing their own digital currencies. By Dippy Singh

VibePay is offering its “fee-free” service to online sellers

Since the firm launched six months ago, more than £1 million has already been requested through the app. Dippy Singh reports

UK SMEs wedded to legacy banks, while Europeans eye challengers

Nearly 80 per cent of UK SMEs have their primary relationship with one of the traditional high-street banks. By Dippy Singh

New coronavirus fintech taskforce offers their support to SMEs

A group of leading fintechs have come together to help lenders distribute funds more efficiently to firms impacted by the Coronavirus.

Revolut to launch in the US

Americans will be required to adhere to the Know Your Customer identity verification rules to be approved for a Revolut account.

Truelayer offers free access to coronavirus helpers

The London startup said technology must “do its part” as Europe remains gripped by the coronavirus Covid-19.

Industry comes together to create COVID-19 income checker for self-employed

11:FS, Credit Kudos, Fronted and Coconut unleash Open Banking as a force for good amid the COVID-19 outbreak.

Temenos and ClearBank form strategic partnership

Temenos and ClearBank form strategic relationship to provide seamless payments in the cloud.

Banks warn of environment of “unprecedented change”

Financial groups pledge to use acquisitions, partnerships and tech innovations to enhance services beyond 2020. Ellie Duncan reports

iwoca launches lending platform as bank branches close

The arrival of OpenLending comes as some traditional lenders are closing their doors on the high street.