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Adnan Zaylani Mohamad Zahid: Islamic finance, e-payments and fintech

Central Bank of Malaysia Islamic finance

Opening speech by Mr Adnan Zaylani Mohamad Zahid, Assistant Governor of the Central Bank of Malaysia (Bank Negara Malaysia), at the 3rd Islamic Fintech Dialogue

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Innovation and Regulation in the Australian Payments System

philip-lowe RBA payments Analytics

As we all know, the world of payments has become an area of excitement: it brings together two things that people have a fascination with – money and technology.

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Update of position limits for certain commodity derivative contracts

FCA derivative cryptoasset

The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has today published updated position limits for certain commodity derivative contracts traded on ICE Futures Europe.

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MAS Announces Successful Applicants of Licences to Operate New Digital Banks in Singapore

MAS digital banks risk management Hackcelerator

The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) announced four successful digital bank applicants. The applicants selected for the award of banking licences to operate digital banks are as follows:

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Canadian securities regulators seek comment on activist short selling

Canadian Securities Administrators short selling

The Canadian Securities Administrators (CSA) published a consultation paper to facilitate discussion about activist short selling

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SEC Charges The Cheesecake Factory For Misleading COVID-19 Disclosures

The Securities and Exchange Commission today announced settled charges against The Cheesecake Factory Incorporated for making misleading disclosures about the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on its business operations

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Valour Launches World’s First Fee-Free Bitcoin Exchange Traded Product (ETP)

Valour

New ETP, Bitcoin Zero, will enable institutions and individuals to invest in Bitcoin in a similar way to ETFs and shares

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Tlaib, García and Lynch Introduce Legislation Protecting Consumers from Cryptocurrency-Related Financial Threats

STABLE Act

The Stablecoin Tethering and Bank Licensing Enforcement (STABLE) Act, which would protect consumers from the risks posed by emerging digital payment instruments

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Gradual change seen in euro area payment behaviour

ECB payments

Cash most popular instrument for in-person retail payments, but use gradually declining. Card payments becoming increasingly contactless

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Finanstilsynet: Risk Outlook – December 2020

Finanstilsynet

In the Risk Outlook, Finanstilsynet emphasises that banks and insurance companies must factor in the great uncertainty that still attends the future path of the Covid-19 pandemic and its economic impact.

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