465. News: FinCEN Files leak and NatWest carbon footprint tracker

Episode 642 · September 28th, 2020 · 1 hr 8 mins

About this Episode

Our expert hosts, Simon Taylor and Ross Gallagher, are joined by some great guests to talk about the most notable fintech, financial services and banking news from the past week.

This week's guests include:

  • Olly Betts - Co-Founder and CEO at OpenWrks
  • Valentina Kristensen - Director, Growth and Communication at OakNorth

We also hear sondbites from:

  • Shane Riedel - Founder and CEO at Elucidate. Formerly Head of Financial Crime Compliance for Financial Institutions at Standard Chartered and Deputy MLRO at Goldman Sachs
  • Georgina Bulkeley - Chief Operating Officer, Personal Banking at NatWest Group

We cover the following stories from the fintech and financial services space:

  • The FinCEN file leak (01:50)
  • HSBC moved Ponzi scheme millions despite warning (12.20)
  • Tink continues path to European domination by acquiring OpenWrks' account aggregation platform (23:32)
  • Natwest trials carbon footprint tracker for its customers (32:12)
  • Klarna stands its ground amidst accusations (41:17)
  • Chime is now worth 14.5 billion dollars! (49:42)
  • Nationwide claps back again racism (1:02:35)

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