Monthly Archives: May 2021

Revolut Hastens Irresistible Advance of Cryptocurrencies Into Mainstream,

Today, more on the overarching theme of this year’s News coverage – the irresistible advance of cryptocurrencies into mainstream finance. Our friends at Finextra report the latest from the UK’s leading challenger bank, Revolut: Revolut is to allow customers to transfer their bitcoin holdings to wallets outside the superapp’s ecosystem, addressing a long-standing gripe about […]

A FinTech Regulatory Tale With a Potentially Happy Ending

The FCA has been busy taking care of the fast-changing Fintech sector. The regulator has good reason to be vigilant. Our friends at AltFi run a tale with what looks like a happy ending. Lanistar, a new fintech start-up with big ambitions and some controversy, has been approved by the Financial Conduct Authority to provide payments services.  […]

Looking For The Origins Of The Next Financial Crisis – Plus Loan Latest

Where will the next financial crisis originate? Note, we think it’s a question of “where” (and “when”), not “if”. Our friends at Finextra offer some intelligent speculation: Responding to the recent hack of IT company SolarWinds, the New York State Department of Financial Services says that the next big financial crisis could come from a […]