The Luxembourg Stock Exchange (LuxSE) entered into an agreement with the German index engineering company Solactive AG to establish a new green bond impact index, the Solactive LGX Green Bond Impact Index. This index is composed of a selection of green bonds listed on LuxSE and displayed on the Luxembourg Green Exchange (LGX), the world’s leading platform for sustainable securities.

26 novembre 2020

JoomPay Europe S.A., a company incorporated in Luxembourg, new LHoFT Member, and developing a social finance app aimed to enable seamless, secure, and lightning-fast money transfers across Europe, has obtained Luxembourg Electronic Money Institution (EMI) license. With this license, the company will be able to serve European clients, empowering people to send and receive money with anyone: instantly, easily, and for free.

24 novembre 2020

European digital bank Advanzia today announces its partnership with digital banking technology provider Backbase, a collaboration that will allow Advanzia to drive digital transformation and optimise customer experience. The long-term partnership includes the implementation of Backbase-as-a-Service (Baas) – a cloud solution that enables banks to develop and release new digital services. By using a holistic platform approach, Advanzia benefits from increased speed of innovation and the ability to build new solutions once and deploy repeatedly.

24 novembre 2020

The ongoing digital transformation of banks – and financial institutions in general – is not new. Yet, digital is so vast and the amount of work to be done so important that new entrants are able to provide innovative services focusing on specific aspects. Pascal Morosini (CEO, i-Hub) and Abdelha Tayeb (CIO, i-Hub) tell us more about the creation of the i-Hub RegTech, describing its value proposition while discussing their collaboration with BGL BNP Paribas and Fernand Lepage (Director KYC Office, BGL BNP Paribas). The experts also focused on the added value of EBRC and its key participation in making this collaboration a success.

24 novembre 2020

For the 2nd consecutive year, Accenture and Bâloise Assurances Luxembourg surveyed more than 1000 consumers on their current experience of insurance services and their future expectations. Our 2020 Market Pulse Survey (MPS) reveals that to successfully outmaneuver the complexities of changing consumer behaviors, accentuated by the current global pandemic, insurers must repivot towards digital and infuse personalization in their core services.  

23 novembre 2020

NadiFin Acceleration Program today announced that Keyrock was voted as the winner of the 2020 program by its cohort peers. Keyrock democratizes liquidity in the digital asset space by deploying for their clients proprietary, scalable, and self-adaptive algorithms. Its partners can choose from a range of bespoke service solutions to create unique financial markets within the emerging digital asset space.

20 novembre 2020

Most financial market participants (FMPs) involved in sustainable and responsible investments (SRI) are well informed about the requirements that the Sustainable Finance Disclosure Regulation (SFDR) will impose as of 10 March 2021. Nevertheless, not all players feel adequately prepared to address the new disclosure and reporting obligations. These findings were revealed in a recent Deloitte survey of European and international market players within the scope of the SFDR.

19 novembre 2020

Selon l’édition 2020 de l’étude mondiale d’EY consacrée aux fonds d’investissement alternatifs et intitulée « EY Global Alternative Fund Survey », les gestionnaires de fonds alternatifs ont persévéré, et parfois même dépassé les attentes des investisseurs en matière de performance, en dépit des niveaux de volatilité extrêmes des marchés, de l’augmentation du volume des transactions et des bouleversements au sein même de la société en lien avec la COVID-19. Toutefois, ces gestionnaires ne répondent toujours pas aux attentes par l’apport notamment de produits répondant à des critères environnementaux, sociaux et de gouvernance (ESG) et liés à la diversité et à l’inclusion.

19 novembre 2020

Against the backdrop of the official meeting between Prime Minister of Luxembourg Xavier Bettel and Prime Minister of India Narendra Modi today, the Luxembourg Stock Exchange (LuxSE) announced the signing of two Memoranda of Understanding with Indian counterparts.

19 novembre 2020

Satispay, la startup italienne leader en matière de fintech qui révolutionne le secteur du paiement mobile, est heureuse d’annoncer qu’elle a bouclé un tour de table de Série C de 93 millions d’euros. Ce tour de table consiste à une augmentation de capital de 68 millions d’euros résultant de l’achat d’actions nouvellement émises et d’environ 25 millions d’euros suite à l’achat d’actions secondaires détenues par d’anciens investisseurs. Offrant une solution de paiement mobile innovante basée sur un compte bancaire, totalement indépendante des réseaux de cartes de crédit/débit, la fintech prévoit d’utiliser ces nouvelles ressources financières pour accompagner son expansion européenne. L’accroissement de la taille de son équipe de développement commercial au Luxembourg - actuellement un des marchés clés de l’entreprise - est une priorité pour Satispay.

19 novembre 2020