Monday, May 23, 2022

Fintech PayRetailers acquires Chile’s Paygol and Colombia’s Pago Digital

PayRetailers, a FinTech payment specialist, announced the acquisition of two online payments platforms, Chile’s Paygol and Colombia’s Pago Digital. The deals strengthen PayRetailers’ depth as it moves to realise the potential of e-commerce payments across Latin America. Paygol and Pago Digital fit PayRetailers’ acquisition criteria, providing innovative tech and financial product suites, a clear client focus, robust financial safeguards and cross border payment capabilities — alongside presence within, and understanding of, local markets.

Peru’s participation in the Expo 2020 Dubai culminates in a Gold Award

Peru’s participation in Expo 2020 Dubai culminated with a major win at Expo 2020 Dubai: Peru was awarded Gold for Self-Built Pavilion in Category B (between 1,750 and 2,500 M2). This top prize rewarded the "Timeless Peru" concept, a synthesis of historical and diverse richness, reported the Commission for the Promotion of Exports and Tourism, PROMPERÚ.

New report: Cyber threat rises as criminals and state actors collaborate

FS-ISAC, the global cyber intelligence sharing community solely focused on financial services, announced the findings of its annual Global Intelligence Office report, Navigating Cyber 2022. The report found that the rapid digitization of the financial services sector has led to a rise in global cyber threats in 2021, specifically the acceleration of high-profile cyber-attacks targeting third-party suppliers and critical zero-day vulnerabilities. This led FS-ISAC to increase its Regional Cyber Threat Levels an unprecedented three times in 2021.

Rimini Street hires Kevin Hooper as GVP and GM for Americas region

Rimini Street, Inc., a third-party support provider for Oracle and SAP software products, and a Salesforce partner, announced that veteran Kevin N. Hooper has joined the company as group vice president and regional general manager for the Americas Central Region, reporting to Emmanuel Richard, senior vice president and general manager of the Americas Theatre. Hooper will oversee Rimini Street’s operations in the region, which include marketing, demand generation, sales (new, cross-sale, and renewal), client success and extraordinary service delivery.

Chainalysis launches sanctions screening tools for the crypto industry

Chainalysis, the blockchain data platform, announced the accelerated launch of two sanctions screening tools – an on-chain oracle available today and an API expected to launch next month – for the cryptocurrency industry free of charge. As countries around the world continue to leverage economic sanctions in response to Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, decentralised web3 groups like DEXs, DeFi platforms, DAOs, and DApp developers are searching for lightweight tools to help them and their customers comply with sanctions policies.

6 ways for firms to support female talent and benefit from their skills

Australia is one of the countries, worldwide that are leading the way towards gender equality in the workplace and thus closing the participation gap between men and women.

We don’t talk about Bruno is Disney’s lesson for corporate transparency

Make sure your 2022 sustainability report is a balanced one, with honesty and openness about the good and the bad. Not only will it help you build trust with your stakeholders, it can also signpost the way towards a more sustainable and successful future.