Tag "UBS"

Credit Suisse and UBS Execute First Collateral Swap on the Blockchain

Deutsche Börse and HQLAX successfully launched their jointly developed Distributed Ledger Technology (DLT) solution for frictionless collateral swaps in the securities lending market. The live transactions were executed by Commerzbank, Credit Suisse and UBS on the Eurex Repo F7-trading system.

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The Winners of the UBS Future of Finance Challenge 2019 in Smart Risk Management

UBS announced the winner of UBS Future of Finance Challenge 2019 in Smart Risk Management. In first place, Solidatus. Solidatus uses a novel technological approach to model and present regulatory obligations across a company, to enhance transparency and assist demonstrating

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UBS’ New Open Banking Sandbox Allows Access The Interfaces of 3,000 Banks in EU

Beginning with a three-month test phase, third-party service providers can now access the interfaces of more than 3,000 banks across the EU. UBS is providing this direct access to third-party providers as part of the European Revised Payment Service Directive

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UBS Terminates UK Robo-Advisor Offering, Sells IP to Wealthtech Startup SigFig

UBS has decided to shut its robo-advisory offering in the UK, SmartWealth, and sell the intellectual property (IP) rights to San Francisco-based wealthtech company SigFig. As part of the transaction, a number of staff at SmartWealth will join SigFig. Behind

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Venture Leaders Fintech Interview: Meet Ben James of Tradeplus24

Tradeplus24 is on the Venture Leaders Fintech team heading to New York in September. The startup’s automated platform brings structured lending within reach of SMEs needing more funding than is usually available at their scale, thanks to reduced costs. This

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Venture Leaders Fintech Interview: Meet Dario Duran of SHIFT Cryptosecurity

With cryptocurrencies entering the mainstream, storing and spending them require new easy-to-use solutions. ETH spin-off SHIFT Cryptosecurity has developed a sturdy, discreet and of course high-security hardware wallet for cryptocurrencies. The appeal lies in the device’s specific security features (covering

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Instimatch Global Further Expands Leadership Team To Spur International Growth

Digital trading network Instimatch Global welcomes a new board member this month, following the previous appointments of a new CEO and Executive Chairman in July. Daniel Sandmeier had been appointed as CEO and Michael Schmidt as Executive Chairman in July. The

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Venture Leaders Fintech: Meet Alberto Rama of Investment Navigator

New York is a big city, but for the Fintech Venture Leaders flying there on September 16th, there’s only one address that matters. Wall Street is synonymous with investment, and Alberto Rama will be taking his Investment Navigator to key players

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Introducing Swiss Fintechpoly: a Monopoly but for Fintech Nerds

With more than 275 million sets sold in 43 languages and 111 countries, and more than one billion players, it is fair to say that Monopoly is one of the world’s favorite board games and part of international popular culture.

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Germany’s Robo-Advisory Sector Is Getting Crowded

With 23 robo-advisors, Germany is Europe’s most crowded market when it comes to automated, algorithm-based portfolio management advice services. According to reports from Techfluence, there are currently some 64 robo-advisors in Europe, with the two predominant markets being Germany and

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