A GDPR fintech Q&A – AltFi Opinion

With GDPR on our doorsteps, Spotcap’s managing director Niels Turfboer sits down for a Q&A with Luke Scanlon (pictured), global head of fintech propositions at Pinsent Masons. Let’s start with the big picture. What does the introduction of GDPR mean for the fintech industry? It’s essential that fintech businesses get GDPR and

Financial heavyweights pour scorn on bitcoin

Some of the biggest names in finance have lambasted the bitcoin market and poured scorn on the meteoric rise of the digital currency, calling it one of the "greatest scams" in financial history. Renowned fund managers including investment guru Mark Mobius and Davide Serra, the founder of UK hedge fund Algebris Investments, have likened the bitcoin market

UK embraces the role of global pioneer in Open Banking – World –

A radical shake-up in the European financial services landscape began on January 13 with little fanfare. That deadline for the EU’s Payment Services Directive 2 (PSD2) transposition into national law also saw the launch of the UK’s Open Banking initiative, “helping to make PSD2 a reality in the UK”, according