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Fintech Bank N26 Is Leaving UK and Closing UK Accounts Because of Brexit

German fintech bank N26 has told customers that it’s pulling out of the UK because it won’t have a license to operate there after Brexit. The company said it will close down all UK accounts on April 15 and is advising customers to transfer their funds to alternative bank accounts.German online bank N26 announced on Tuesday it is leaving the United Kingdom because, after Brexit, it will be enabled to operate there. The company said that “with the UK having left the EU at the end of January, we...

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FCA Orders ePayments to Suspend Its Operations Until AML Regulations Are Met

ePayments Systems Ltd had to suspend online payment operations after the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) order due to AML concerns.The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has ordered ePayments Systems Ltd to suspend all its operations based on a lapse in its anti-money laundering set procedures. This action will see thousands of registered account holders with the electronic money institution frozen and not able to transact until it meets the set standards by FCA.The news was conveyed through...

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Fintech Firm Monzo CEO Says Big Banks Are Set Up to ‘Kill’ Change

Monzo CEO Tom Blomfield believes that big traditional banks are killing the changes that ambitious companies are trying to bring to the fintech industry.The CEO and co-founder of Monzo Bank Ltd, a financial institution based in the United Kingdom, Tom Blomfield, has stated that big banks are set up to prevent fintech change. He also claimed that they are hunting out change and attempting to kill it.The British fintech entrepreneur does not believe big banks will ever experience a digital...

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10 Most Important Companies to Know in DeFi

DeFi not only attracts major talent and interest but also large sums of money in the form of digital assets. The number of companies in this sphere is constantly growing but let’s look at the most prominent of them.There’s no time like the present to talk about DeFi.Short for “decentralized finance,” this buzzword simply refers to making conventional financial services (like loans or credit) available via cryptocurrency and blockchain technology. It’s a niche within the cryptocurrency niche,...

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Jack Dorsey-backed Lightning Labs Secures $10M to Create Visa-like Network for Bitcoin

CEO Lightning Labs Elizabeth Stark announced that the company has raised $10 million to further develop their project and scale the developer ecosystem. The tech company also launched its flagship product Beta Loop after a series of testing.Through a medium blog post, Lightning Labs CEO and Co-founder Elizabeth Stark announced that the tech company had raised a $10 million Series A capital. The raised capital will be used to further its lightning payment system project that is being...

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FinTech Startup Revolut Eyes Entry in U.S. Market and Plans to Shift Base to Ireland

Having moved its operations to Dublin due to Brexit issues, Europe’s popular fintech startup is planning to join Monzo and N26 in the competitive U.S. market. In the U.S., Revolut will specifically target exchange students and business travelers.London-based fintech firm Revolut is now planning to move its operations to Ireland’s capital city Dublin and Lithuania. This decision from the startup comes as the UK moves out of the European Union with Brexit.In the last few years, Revolut has...

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