Standard Chartered and BC Technology Group cement digital moves

BC Group CIO moves into a CEO position. SC Ventures, the innovation and ventures unit of Standard Chartered, and BC Technology Group (BC Group), Asia’s leading digital asset company and parent of Hong Kong Securities and Futures Commission (SFC)-licensed digital-asset platform OSL, have partnered to establish a digital asset brokerage…

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Standard Chartered Bank turbo charges digital payments

Investment and merger of CurrencyFair with Assembly Payments. Global cross-border payments platform CurrencyFair and Assembly Payments, whose platform automates complex payment workflows, have merged as a result of a strategic investment by Standard Chartered, subject to shareholder and regulatory approval. SC Ventures the ventures and fintech investments unit of Standard…

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Standard Chartered unifies investment managment platform

Adding value for asset managers and asset owners by providing access to real-time data. Standard Chartered will use BlackRock’s Aladdin platform to offer integrated front-to-back-office investment management solutions to mutual clients across Asia, Africa, and the Middle East. This will complement Standard Chartered’s existing product offerings. It will also add…

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Chartered Bank focuses on eliminating risk

Accelerating the adoption of digital solutions. Resilience is at the core of Standard Chartered Bank, in what has been an extraordinary year for the financial institution. In its fourth quarter and full year 2020 results, Chartered noted the negative impacts of COVID-19 should be “largely transitory, and indeed have provided…

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Standard Chartered adds new CISO to beef up security

Hires Singapore-based CISO for Digital Ventures. Media outlets have reported that Standard Chartered has hired Jerome Walter as its Singapore-based chief information security officer (CISO) for digital ventures. According to various reports Walter unit, SC Ventures, provides a platform for the bank to promote innovation, invest in disruptive financial technology and…

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