With the ever-progressing convergence between physical and financial markets, there has been a growing need to stretch the scope of financial regulations to its various extended markets. After the reforms in the MiFID, the new and improved MiFID II has extended its focus to commodity markets. Commodities exchange refers to the trade of commodities […]

Blockchain: today’s revolutionary technology and the backbone of Bitcoin. Blockchain has recently gained the attention of countless individuals, from banks and governments to fishermen and farmers. Accepted as one of the most powerful technologies yet, Blockchain stores records with facts verified by everyone through a network of computers, which means it is not only decentralized […]

With only few months remaining till Markets in Financial Instruments Directive (MiFID II) is in put in place across Europe, firms will need to be prepared to implement this new legislation. European Firms will need to apply new measures to meet MiFID II requirements. Are you ahead of the game? Are you ready for MiFID […]

With cybercrime rates skyrocketing over the past years, it is acknowledged to be increasing at an alarming rate, targeting various sectors. In 2015, the legal sector appeared on Cisco’s annual ranking of industries targeted by hackers and for good reason. As a sector which holds valuable and sensitive material to important individuals and organisations, criminals […]

London is well-known as both a global financial hub and a multi-cultural city but what happens when you bring these two things together? Yielders has become the first Islamic Fintech firm to be fully accredited by the UK’s FCA. The London-based start-up is a crowdfunding property investment platform. The process is simple and transparent, taking […]

The success of Finance and technology, known as Fintech, is acknowledged across industries, however Fintech is not the only increasing trend. As technology continuously incorporates itself into the daily insurance service provision, inspiring efficiency and improved service, Insurtech has emerged as a portmanteau of “Insurance” and Technology”. From black boxes in cars measuring driver performance […]

As regulation continues to evolve across the Financial Services industry the time when cash management simply meant ensuring your Bank account had sufficient funds in it has long since passed. An effective manager of cash not only has to have a good understanding of the various aspects influencing a cash position, they are also required […]