FinTech News · 17 November 2017
TOP STORIES The European Commission launches study on blockchain potential BUSINESS DEVELOPMENTS KPMG: In Q3 global Fintech investment hit $8.2 billion POLICY / REGULATION ECB wants ability to freeze bank withdrawals PAYMENTS Simplifying alternative payment methods across global stage BLOCKCHAIN EU markets agency warns new crypto coins could prove worthless CROWDFUNDING Germany cautions on ICOs as BAFIN says offers are attracting fraudsters INSURTECH Insurers will still be relevant in the...
FinTech News · 10 November 2017
TOP STORIES EU tax havens blacklist seen in December, but enforcement unclear BUSINESS DEVELOPMENTS Paradise Papers make queasy reading for Fintech fans POLICY / REGULATION EU must work to enable blockchain technology PAYMENTS Top 10 trends impacting the future of payments BLOCKCHAIN Cryptocurrencies face no future due to their anonymity, say french banking exec CROWDFUNDING The European Commission hopes to scale crowdfunding by creating a European-wide framework INSURTECH Neos launches...
Event · 08 November 2017
We are pleased to share with you our priorities and policy recommendations, please also have a look at our timeline of legislative developments. We would be more than happy to get your feedback - please contact us at contact@fintech-alliance.eu.
Consultations · 07 November 2017
EFA has submitted its comments to the consultation on the Discussion Paper on the EBA's approach to financial technology (FinTech).
FinTech News · 03 November 2017
TOP STORIES Commission gathers views on how to tax the digital economy fairly and effectively BUSINESS DEVELOPMENTS Global AI in fintech market research report 2017 POLICY / REGULATION Self regulation charter published for European initial coin offerings PAYMENTS Facebook and PayPal collaborate to allow peer-to-peer payments BLOCKCHAIN UK: Risk of using cryptocurrencies in money laundering & terrorist financing INSURTECH Insurtech gets first industry association in Australia Want to read...
FinTech News · 27 Oktober 2017
TOP STORIES Commission Work Programme 2018 BUSINESS DEVELOPMENTS Fintech platforms from Nordic banks show collaboration to resist competition is working POLICY / REGULATION Banking reform: EU reaches agreement on first key measures PAYMENTS PayPal debuts payment product for marketplaces, platforms & crowdfunding portals BLOCKCHAIN Mastercard takes blockchain mainstream with API CROWDFUNDING Peer to peer lending exhibits steady growth in Q3 2017 INSURTECH Regulations pose challenges for...
EFA Activity Report · 23 Oktober 2017
EFA looks back at an exciting year. We supported the Commission with our input to the public consultation on FinTech, we were the voice of FinTechs at the European Parliament Hearing, and we organised a Policy Day in Brussels. New Partners, such as MEDICI and Holland Fintech help us to promote the interest of our members even more effectively in the future, with many more partnerships lined up. Check out our full activity report below.
FinTech News · 20 Oktober 2017
TOP STORY Is small beautiful? Supervision, regulation and the size of Banks BUSINESS DEVELOPMENTS 3 Ways the new EU Payment Services Directive Will Change Banking POLICY / REGULATION EU-U.S. Privacy Shield: First review shows it works but implementation can be improved PAYMENTS ECB invites expressions of interest for mobile app development challenge BLOCKCHAIN IBM is using the blockchain to speed up and simplify cross-border payments CROWDFUNDING London is the European hotspot for venture...
13 Oktober 2017
On Thursday, 9 November, EFA and SME Europe will hold a joint event in the European Parliament on current EU FinTech regulatory activities and their market impact. The event will bring together key EU stakeholders and industry experts to share their experience and discuss the EU's ambitions for a competitive FinTech sector.
15 September 2017
Together with MEDICI and Holland FinTech, EFA will increase its strategic network, enabling us to promote the interests of our members even further.

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