The European Banking Federation became an official member of the Stakeholder Cybersecurity Certification Group (SCCG) that will provide strategic advice to the European Commission and ENISA on EU cybersecurity certification, as part of the Cybersecurity Act implementation. The Act, which entered into force one year ago, has broadened the mandate of the EU Agency for cybersecurity (ENISA) and introduced a new European Cybersecurity Certification Framework to support the Digital Single Market.
Bernard Nicolay (Adjunct Professor, Solvay Brussels School of Economics and Management, ULB) will participate to the next edition of ICT Spring to take place on September 15th and 16th. The expert will take the stage during the Fintech Summit and discuss the latest tokenization and cryptocurrencies trends. Today, he tells us more about the most promising crypto trends and current regulatory challenges.
La blockchain et d'autres technologies de registre distribué (Distributed Ledger Technologies, DLT) sont la pierre angulaire de l'innovation future. Elles rendent possible des processus sécurisés résolvant des problèmes liés à la confiance, la transparence et la confidentialité. Dans le secteur public, comme dans tout autre secteur, ceci amènera une transformation des services proposés.
The European leader in crypto AML and compliance solution, Scorechain, released a new layer of risk management feature with Risk Indicators.
Last May, Finologee and Harmoney announced a joint venture and the creation of an innovative product aiming at redefining KYC processes and therefore at accelerating the digital transformation of financial institutions. We recently met with Raoul Mulheims (Co-founder & CEO, Finologee) and Thomas Van Maele (Co-founder & CEO, Harmoney) to further discuss this collaboration and the actual reasoning behind its production, as well as the future ambitions and common values of the two Fintechs.
Mastercard lance aujourd’hui Fintech Express en Europe, un programme conçu pour faciliter le lancement et l’expansion des fintechs émergentes. Grâce à des partenariats performants ainsi qu’à l’expertise, à la technologie et au réseau mondial de Mastercard, les start-ups pourront désormais se concentrer sur l’innovation, moteur essentiel de l’économie numérique.
Finologee, the Luxembourg FinTech platform operator, and Harmoney, the KYC solutions provider from Ghent (Belgium) today announced the launch of their joint venture under the name KYC Manager (www.kycmanager.lu). They aim at bringing a ready-to-use digital customer onboarding and lifecycle management solution to the Luxembourg market. The hosted solution will enable Luxembourg-regulated financial institutions to accelerate their digital transformation and reshape the way they manage their clients across the entire lifecycle and in full compliance with Luxembourg’s financial industry regulations.
Infrachain, l'association luxembourgeoise Blockchain lancée dans le cadre de l'initiative Digital Luxembourg, annonce le lancement de la 1ère édition de l'Infrachain Challenge. L’Infrachain Challenge est un hackathon axé sur la blockchain. Il est organisé par Infrachain en collaboration avec EY et avec le soutien du Ministère de la Digitalisation. Le Challenge se déroule au LHoFT (Luxembourg) les 23 et 24 septembre.
LUXHUB announced that it has secured an additional €7.4 million in an internal funding round with its founder banks, Banque Raiffeisen, BGL BNP Paribas, POST Luxembourg and SPUERKEESS, cementing its position as one of Europe’s leading Open Banking FinTechs.
What is the impact of Coronavirus on the financial Industry in Luxembourg? Are there any business and technological opportunities from the crisis that is disrupting our lives both personally and economically? Launched in January 2020 by the Luxembourg House of Financial Technology (LHoFT), four Fintech Task Forces, composed of industry experts and Fintech innovators, have started initiating projects to accelerate innovation in these key areas: banking, asset management, insurance and blockchain.