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UK payment firms under money laundering scrutiny

Last year’s dramatic collapse of German payments firm Wirecard was the biggest accounting scandal since the Enron failure, two decades earlier. But according to Transparency International, a non-governmental organisation fighting […]

Don’t fall for crypto FOMO, warns FCA head

The head of the UK financial services regulator has issued a stark warning about the risks facing retail investors in cryptocurrency, saying that social media channels are amplifying the danger. […]

Did Binance cover up May 19 liquidations?

Binance, the cryptocurrency exchange at the centre of a recent global regulatory crackdown, may have covered up the extent of client liquidations during the May 19 crypto crash, according to […]

BIS warns of bigtech takeover of finance

The Bank for International Settlements (BIS) says new public policies are urgently needed to address the growing dominance of large technology firms in financial services. In a bulletin published on […]

Binance plays cat and mouse with regulators

Cryptocurrency exchange Binance is facing legal action or new regulatory scrutiny in at least ten countries as a global crackdown spreads. But the exchange is fast unveiling new payment gateways […]