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Single Rulebook launches new functionality to switch between UK and EU regulation

February 26, 2021 at 01:29PM Single Rulebook, a leading and integrated software platform for the management of regulatory rules, today announced that it has launched new functionality and tools to enable clients to compare and work effectively across existing EU regulations such as EMIR and MiFID II and the new UK Handbook, published by the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA). via Latest Finextra Research Payments Headlines https://bit.ly/2ZSzu0V
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Affirm unveils BNPL debit card

February 26, 2021 at 01:18PM Max Levchin’s BNPL outfit Affirm is launching a debit card that lets users pay for purchases over time. via Latest Finextra Research Payments Headlines https://bit.ly/3dMgB7V
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African fintech startup ImaliPay raises pre-seed funding to service gig economy

February 26, 2021 at 01:27PM
ImaliPay, an African-based fintech start-up is making waves by reshaping the future of work in the gig economy. via Latest Finextra Research Payments Headlines https://bit.ly/3r1t2k7
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Deutsche Börse seals 81% majority takeover of ISS

February 26, 2021 at 01:25PM Deutsche Börse AG has successfully completed the acquisition of an 81% majority stake in the governance, ESG data and analytics provider Institutional Shareholder Services Inc. (ISS), following receipt of all necessary regulatory approvals. The acquisition was announced in late 2020. via Latest Finextra Research Payments Headlines https://bit.ly/3dObuEl
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Tackling tough legacy transactions in the transition from LIBOR

February 23, 2021 at 08:29AM Stephanie Vaughan, Global Legal Practice Director at iManage RAVN, speaks to FinextraTV about the deadline for transition to LIBOR and what regulatory hurdles are left to jump now the Bank of England and the FCA have set out clear expectations for regulated firms to remove their reliance on LIBOR in all new business and in legacy contracts. via Latest Finextra Research Payments Headlines https://bit.ly/3uKmCbw
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FedNow outlines approach to ISO 20022 specifications

February 26, 2021 at 11:32AM The new year is off to a fast start for the FedNow Service. via Latest Finextra Research Payments Headlines https://bit.ly/3uuSCjP
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Eftpos Australia to launch national QR code payment scheme

February 26, 2021 at 11:15AM Eftpos, Australia’s national debit card scheme, has announced details for a QR code payments network rollout covering online, mobile and high street transactions. via Latest Finextra Research Payments Headlines https://bit.ly/2ZSI67M
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The Kalifa Review’s five-point plan to bolster UK Fintech

February 26, 2021 at 10:41AM The long awaited Kalifa Review of UK Fintech has been released, outlining a comprehensive plan to support and bolster the sector’s significant presence across the globe. Led by Ron Kalifa OBE, the in-depth review was launched almost a year ago as a component of Rishi Sunak’s first budget.
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Illumy partners with PayCertify on fraud mitigation, payment processing

February 26, 2021 at 10:44AM Today, illumy, a first-of-its-kind hyper-communications™ platform, announced a partnership with PayCertify, an innovative, global fintech marketplace and leader in card issuing and payment processing. via Latest Finextra Research Payments Headlines https://bit.ly/3aWhHwf
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Moven wins contract with Japan’s Kyushu Financial Group

February 26, 2021 at 10:41AM Nihon Unisys will start a joint project with Kyushu Financial Group (KFG) to adapt the U.S. neobankservice “Moven” for KFG’s smartphone app to be provided to the region’s customers centered on digital natives. via Latest Finextra Research Payments Headlines https://bit.ly/3bIP6tk