708. News: Is Buy Now Pay Later regulation finally happening?

Episode 896 · February 20th, 2023 · 1 hr 17 secs

About this Episode

Our expert hosts, Benjamin Ensor and Amy Gavin, are joined by some great guests to talk about the most notable fintech, financial services and banking news from the past week.

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

  • US fintech unicorn Alloy launches in UK - 5:10
  • Britain sets out legislation to regulate buy-now-pay-later credit - 16:20
  • RBC buys AI-powered real-estate company OJO Canada - 30:50
  • US fintech FIS to spin off Worldpay payments business - 41:15
  • Natwest: Pensions fintech bought by bank in £144m deal which will ‘shake up savings’ - 49:00
  • Revolut launches donations page to support victims of the recent earthquakes in Türkiye and Syria - 51:10
  • Banker CIBC doesn't want couples to sugarcoat financial discussions this Valentine's Day - 53:20

This week's guests include:

  • Edwina Johnson, Head Of Global, Alloy
  • Douglas Soltys, Editor-in-Chief, BetaKit
  • Alex Marsh, Head of UK, Klarna

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