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EU’s Shareholder Rights Directive II, a Catalyst for Change in the Securities Industry

September 10, 2020 marked the deadline for member states of the European Economic Area (EEA) to implement new measures required by the Shareholder Rights Directive II (SRD II). SRD II, which came into force on June 09, 2017, amends the

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The EURO 2021 Swiss Fintech National Football Offense Team

Fintech News Switzerland has put together our very own “Switzerland Fintech Football Team” just in time for the 2020 UEFA European Football Championship to show our support for the national team as they compete this year. During its first match

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KMU-Plattform-Anbieter Accounto mit neuem Leiter

Accounto hat seit dem Einstieg von AXA Schweiz als Investor im Jahr 2019 eine umfassende Transformation hinter sich. So wurde die Software-Platform zur automatisierten Verbuchung von Kleinunternehmens-Buchhaltungen neu aufgebaut, eine Treuhand-Lösung lanciert, der Treuhand-Kanal etabliert und viele neue Innovationen wie

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StanChart Extends Temenos’ Partnership for Enhanced Financing and Securities Services

Swiss banking software company Temenos announced that Standard Chartered has extended their strategic relationship to support the latter’s growing financing and securities services offering. Standard Chartered‘s Financing and Securities Services arm provides custody, clearing, fiduciary and fund services, securities lending

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COVID-19 Accelerates Digital Payment and Fintech Adoption in Armenia

In Armenia, the COVID-19 pandemic has accelerated the adoption of digital payment solutions and boosted e-commerce activity. Beniamin Tadevosyan, CEO and co-founder of Armenian paytech startup PayX told local fintech news site Fintech.am that, while prior to the pandemic payment

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Top 10 Upcoming Fintech Webinars and Virtual Events in DACH to Attend

Despite the loosening of restrictions, webinars and,virtual events continue to be widely popular. As fintech continues to shake up the traditional financial services industry and see rising adoption, we’ve compiled today a list of the top 10 webinars and, virtual

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14 Startups Selected For F10 Incubation Program With First Dedicated Climate Fintech Track

During the program the startups will validate and further develop their ventures, receive world-class coaching and gain access to a vast network of mentors, experts and investors. The first dedicated program track for Climate FinTech Startups comes at a time

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Swiss Event Management Company MCH Group Acquires Zurich’s Digital Festival

Swiss event management company MCH Group is wholly acquiring Digital Festival AG in Zurich with its platforms Digital Festival, HackZurich and HackZurich Talents. The operational team around managing director and co-founder Jonathan Isenring is being integrated in the MCH Group

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Baloise Launches a Mobility Accelerator for Early-Stage Startups

Baloise, a Swiss insurance holding company, has launched its own mobility accelerator with the aim of promoting innovative ideas by early-stage startups under the tagline Mobility@Baloise. The initiative goes hand in hand with the launch of its information platform, which

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In-Person Events are Back: 26 Live Fintech Conferences to Attend in 2021

With vaccination campaigns accelerating around the world, in-person, live fintech events and conferences are coming back this year. Most of 2021’s biggest live fintech gatherings will take place in the second half of the year and will be held in

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