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ACCC amends consumer data right rules

ALLY SELBY  |  FRIDAY, 2 OCT 2020
... businesses to obtain consumer data with their consent, and will facilitate "greater participation in the consumer data right by fintech firms". ACCC commissioner Sarah Court said the changes are the first in a series of measures to reduce the time and ...

Fintech appoints country head

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  TUESDAY, 29 SEP 2020
... Poskitt as country manager for Australian and New Zealand operations. He was previously head of alternative finance and fintech at illion. Earlier in Poskitt's career he worked in global banking for HSBC and in corporate banking for Barclays. "Australia ...

Liberman firm backs non-bank lender

KANIKA SOOD  |  TUESDAY, 22 SEP 2020
... Yanir Yakutiel said that recent government support has bolstered the sector. "There has never been a better time to be a fintech lender like Lumi. This will take many industry observers by surprise, but the truth is that Government support for our sector ...

Westpac hires consumer chief executive

ANNABELLE DICKSON  |  TUESDAY, 22 SEP 2020
Westpac Group has appointed a former fintech chief executive to lead its consumer banking division. Chris de Bruin has over 24 years' experience in financial services and joins from Dubai-based fintech Deem where he has been chief executive for over ...

Netwealth takes stake in Aussie fintech

ANNABELLE DICKSON  |  THURSDAY, 17 SEP 2020
Wealth management company Netwealth has announced its investment and partnership with data solutions fintech Xeppo. Netwealth purchased a 25% stake in Xeppo with the option to increase its holding to 50% in the future but noted the investment is not ...

ASX-listed fintech to buy Wirecard

ELIZA BAVIN  |  MONDAY, 14 SEP 2020
An ASX-listed fintech has launched a capital raising to acquire Wirecard's Australia and New Zealand business. Change Financial, a US-focused fintech company, announced it has entered into a binding agreement to acquire all of business assets or Wirecard ...

OpenInvest names chair

ANNABELLE DICKSON  |  THURSDAY, 10 SEP 2020
Melbourne-based fintech OpenInvest has appointed a veteran board member and former NAB executive as chair. Spiro Pappas has over 30 years' experience in financial services and is currently chair of Splitit, Atlas Iron Limited and Cognian Technologies ...

Ignition Advice announces fintech partnership

ANNABELLE DICKSON  |  WEDNESDAY, 9 SEP 2020
... suite provides core banking solutions to institutions and its third party marketplace connects its clients to over 120 fintech solutions.

Fintechs drive venture capital: KPMG

ANNABELLE DICKSON  |  WEDNESDAY, 9 SEP 2020
... seen private equity and mergers and acquisitions activity fall, a new study from KPMG shows. KPMG's latest Pulse of Fintech report reveals venture capital investment in Australian fintech has grown by 153% year-on-year in first half of 2020 to US$376.5 ...

Milestone Group appoints APAC lead

ALLY SELBY  |  TUESDAY, 8 SEP 2020
... contribute to make the industry more efficient, cost effective and operationally resilient." The shift to a career in fintech comes following a period of reflection during lockdown, Azer revealed to Financial Standard, during which she realised that ...