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Redwood submits banking licence application to UK authorities
Acorn Financial Partners, a new venture founded and led by Jonathan Rowland, announced that it has submitted a banking licence application to the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) and the Prudential Regulation Authority (PRA).
Banking Services > Retail Banking > News
Amicus applies for banking licence in UK
Amicus Finance announced that it has submitted a banking licence application to the Prudential Regulation Authority (PRA) and the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA).
Banking Services > Retail Banking > News
New £5 polymer note enters circulation in UK
By IB Staff Writer
The Bank of England (BoE) has issued its first polymer note, the new £5 featuring Sir Winston Churchill, as part of its move to shift from paper notes to plastic.
Banking Services > Retail Banking > News
UK competition watchdog unveils reforms for Open Banking
By IB Staff Writer
UK competition watchdog has unveiled a package reforms to ensure that customers benefit from new technologies and smaller banks face fair competition.
Banking Services > Retail Banking > News
Bank of Canada explores blockchain-based payment transfer system
By IB Staff Writer
The Bank of Canada said that it is experimenting a blockchain-based payment transfer system in partnership with R3 CEV, a consortium of major global banks, and the Canadian Payments Association.
Banking Services > Payments > News
UK to face £236m cost from polymer notes
By IB Staff Writer
Introduction of polymer notes by the Bank of England is expected to £236m to the UK economy, according to a payments intelligence firm.
Banking Services > Retail Banking > News
ECB to end issuance of €500 note
By IB Staff Writer
The Governing Council of the European Central Bank (ECB) concluded a review of the denominational structure of the Europa series.
Federal Reserve approves Goldman Sachs' purchase of GE Capital's US online deposits
By IB Staff Writer
Goldman Sachs Bank USA (GS Bank) has secured approval from the Federal Reserve to acquire the online deposit platform and assume the deposits of GE Capital Bank (GECB).
Wealth & Assets Management > Asset Management > News
UBS, Deutsche Bank lose bonus tax case in UK
By IB Staff Writer
UBS and Deutsche Bank have lost a legal battle in the UK brought by HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) on bonus schemes designed to avoid £135m in tax.
Banking Services > Commercial Banking > News
UK watchdog extends retail banking investigation
By IB Staff Writer
The UK's Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) has extended the deadline for its investigation into retail and small business banking sectors.
Banking Services > Retail Banking > News
EU and Andorra sign deal to curb tax evasion
The EU and Andorra have signed a new tax transparency agreement that will make it harder for EU citizens to stash undeclared income in financial institutions in Andorra.
Intermediaries > ECN & Exchanges > News
Report says data sharing could improve competition in UK banking sector
A new report from the Open Banking Working Group (OBWG) revealed that data sharing between banks could help consumers compare banking products and encourage competition in the sector.
Policies & Regulatory Compliance > News
Seamless Partners with Xpress Money and enters the international money transfer market
In 2015, approximately $601 billion[1] was transferred by foreign workers to their families residing in their home countries with an average transfer fee of 7.37% (Q4 2015)[2].
European Central Bank probes euro zone banks' bad loans
By IB Staff Writer
The European Central Bank (ECB) has reportedly launched an investigation into euro zone banks to assess how the banks are managing bad loan holdings.
Risk Management > News
J.P. Morgan Securities to pay $4m in fine over deceptive conduct
By IB Staff Writer
J.P. Morgan Securities (JPMS) has been fined $4m by the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) for misleading customers about its brokers’ compensation.

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