Kraken est down : quelles conséquences pour les traders de cryptomonnaie ? L'une des principales plateformes web d'échange est inaccessible depuis plus de 24 heures suite à une mise à jour qui a pris un retard considérable. Au même moment, le bitcoin chute de $2000 et il est donc impossible pour les personnes de trader ou de faire un cash out. Problématique.

12 janvier 2018

Le 5 décembre dernier, David Hagen, Head of IT Supervision and Support PFS, a remporté le prestigieux Lifetime Career Award suite au vote de ses pairs. Il revient pour IT One sur sa carrière ainsi que sur ses prochains challenges.

03 janvier 2018

Après avoir annoncé son intérêt pour les cryptomonnaies et notamment le bitcoin en octobre dernier, la banque américaine serait en train de mettre en place une équipe dédiée, selon Bloomberg. Celle-ci devrait être opérationnelle d'ici à juin 2018.

02 janvier 2018

Le prix du meilleur projet étudiant d'Europe, dans le domaine des technologies financières, sera remis le 12 avril prochain, lors de la quatrième édition de la Morpheus Cup. Ce championnat européen, qui rassemble plusieurs centaines d'étudiants issus de grandes écoles et d'universités, récompense les talents pour leur créativité et leur inventivité, avec un focus tout particulier sur la FinTech: les dernières innovations du secteur, la percée des monnaies virtuelles ou encore des paiements mobile seront à l'étude.

18 décembre 2017

The University of Luxembourg seeks to hire a Partnership Development Officer for the Technology Transfer Office (TTO) at its Interdisciplinary Centre for Security, Reliability and Trust (SnT). This role within the organization leads the Centre’s business development activities to acquire and manage R&D partnerships with companies and public organisations from the so-called FinTech / RegTech sector.

SnT carries out interdisciplinary research and innovation in secure, reliable and trustworthy ICT (Information and Communication Technologies) systems and services, often in collaboration with industrial, governmental or international partners. SnT is active in international research projects funded by the Fonds National de la Recherche (FNR), the EU Horizon 2020 programme, the European Space Agency and the European Defense Agency. SnT has developed a broad and effective partnership program, currently made of 37 industrial and institutional partners located in Luxembourg and in Europe.

18 décembre 2017

i-Hub, a subsidiary of the POST Luxembourg Group, specialised in KYC* managed service, and Fundsquare, a subsidiary of the Luxembourg Stock Exchange and a market infrastructure dedicated to facilitating cross-border distribution of investment funds, have signed a commercial partnership for the roll out of i-Hub’s highly secure international KYC platform.

11 décembre 2017

On November 30th, more than 250 finance professionals gathered at the Etablissement Namur for the 2017 edition of the Luxembourg Finance Innovation Summit. After a series of conferences on the topics of innovation in insurance, financial services and payments, and an insightful startups session, the Luxembourg Finance Awards were distributed to acknowledge and recognized the best practices and solutions available in the Grand-Duchy of Luxembourg.

01 décembre 2017

On November 7th, David Furlonger, VP & Gartner Fellow, gave a presentation of blockchain: the latest trends, the state of the current market, Gartner's top predictions, present and future usages, etc.

30 novembre 2017

As part of the Luxembourg State visit in Japan and following the Luxembourg-Japan Business Forum in Tokyo highlighting the future of financial relations between Japan and Luxembourg, the Luxembourg House of Financial Technology Foundation (LHoFT) is pleased to announce the signature of a new Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Fintech Association of Japan (FAJ) on Wednesday, 29 November. This MoU was signed by Nicolas Mackel, CEO of Luxembourg for Finance, on behalf of the LHoFT, and witnessed by H.E. Pierre Gramegna, Luxembourg Finance Minister, as well as other distinguished guests from the Luxembourg official delegation.

29 novembre 2017

On Wednesday 22 November, the LHoFT Foundation and BCEE (Spuerkeess) with the support of the Spanish Institute for Foreign Trade (ICEX) organized a conference in the amazing venue of the “BCEE's 19 Liberté building" showcasing eleven of Spain most interesting financial technology companies. The conference gathered more than 100 banking and financial services executives.

24 novembre 2017