First past the post for Khaleeji Commercial Bank

Khaleeji Commercial Bank has become the first bank in Bahrain to be fully compliant with the Central Bank of Bahrain’s Open Banking directives.

Industry Insight: Yvonne Dunn, Pinsent Masons

Open Banking is ushering in a brave new world, with many possibilities as to how it could develop. Already parts of the industry are expanding the discussion from Open Banking to Open Finance – looking beyond banking to additional applications.

National Bank of Bahrain enhances Open Banking services

Bahrain’s national bank partners with Tarabut Gateway, Bahrain’s first licensed open banking systems provider, to enable customers to access new digital services and aggregate all their accounts from different banks

Toronto FinTech Koho Financial raises $42million to fund growth plans

Koho Financial Inc., the Toronto-based company behind a mobile-banking service that has helped more than 120,000 Canadians track their spending, has raised $42-million in growth capital.

The ID Co. secures seed funding for international growth

Investors in start-up fintech include Amadeus Capital Partners and SixThirty.

Shawbrook taps into marketplace banking with Monzo

Shawbrook Bank has announced it is now live with Monzo offering up its savings products to Monzo customers.

Funding Options bids for backing to help small businesses take control of their finances

Funding Options has partnered with Runpath, a part of Experian, to develop a cash flow management tool that will allow small business to better manage its finances.

European banking platform partners with Natwest

It’s easy to push a narrative of fintech upstarts versus the big incumbent banks, but the more subtle reality is that as well as competing on numerous fronts, there are partnerships being formed across the board.

Emerging Payments Awards 2019: Become a winner of a prestigious Award

The Emerging Payments Awards is returning for its twelfth anniversary this year and will be staged at a new exciting venue, the InterContinental London O2.

Insight: PSD2 and Strong Customer Authentication- Defining new customer journeys

As a component of the Payments Service Directive 2 (PSD2) legislation, that was introduced in January 2018, the security measures that are outlined in the Regulatory Technical Standards come into effect from September 2019.

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