Brazil’s biggest banks are investing heavily in technology but startups remain a threat to consumer business
A regulatory change makes it easier for Brazil’s digital lenders to tap international investors
As open banking advances, Brazilians are doubling down on APIs
Fintech startups can offer better rates and service than Brazil’s largest banks, but remain hindered by regulations
Big Tech could cause “truly important destabilizing effects”, warns González Rosas
Through machine learning, apps and APIs, the Monterrey-based bank aims to get closer to its clients, says CEO Manuel Rivero
Startups will need to be strategic and spend more to comply with new rules – but the specifics of the fintech law will drive investment
Planned rules to track credit card receivables centrally could drive competition, tech in Brazil’s payments system
Brazilian payments companies told to strengthen cyber defenses | Secondary regulations for Mexican payments companies released
C6Bank, a new digital bank backed by BTG’s chairman and two ex-partners, is nabbing talent from leading competitors
Spanish bank reports steady growth in digital onboarding globally
Employees and clients of Brazilian bank used artificial intelligence function 33 million times in first half
Santander added 600,000 digital customers in Latin America in second quarter, but rate of growth slowed in three out of four markets
Brazilian peer to peer lender raises capital through local wealth advisory Loyall
Clearer definition of fintech rules would help startups, say industry specialists
Chilean e-invoicing and factoring platform hopes to deepen liquidity for SMEs with Hive deal
Bank is drawing up plan for commercial deals to access data via APIs
Banco do Brasil is trialing APIs for third party developers
The “human factor” is holding back blockchain development in finance in Latin America, say experts. Scale is also a consideration
Competition is growing from traditional banks that are reshaping their internal culture to foster innovation, says David Vélez
Secondary regulations on APIs and open banking are a priority, says CNBV’s Carlos Orta
Lenders can seek authorization to operate independently – but now face tougher tax and accounting rules
Salaries paid through digital wallets generate a regulatory question, says deputy governor of Argentina’s central bank
Banking association launches new pilot project
Smart contracts are a tool for financial inclusion, will overturn the role of banks, says Sebastian Serrano
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