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BNM: Banks Will Enforce Additional Measures to Combat Rising Financial Scams

There will be five additional measures that will be undertaken by the banking industry to combat financial scams, says Governor of Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM), Tan Sri Nor Shamsiah Mohd Yunus. The Governor announced this at a virtual exhibition by

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BNM Approves UOB’s Acquisition of Citi’s Consumer Banking Business in Malaysia

UOB Malaysia and Citi Malaysia have received regulatory approval from Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM) for UOB’s acquisition of Citi’s consumer banking business in the country. Following the approval, both sides will apply for a vesting order from the High Court

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BNM Doubles Down on Efforts to Combat Evolving Financial Fraudsters

Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM) steps up collaboration with banks and law enforcement agencies to combat the rapidly evolving threat financial fraudsters. The central bank said that it requires all licensed banks to adopt high standards of security, particularly for internet

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Tune Protect Becomes The First Insurer to Move Its Core to the Cloud

Tune Protect Malaysia is now the first insurer in the country to have received approval from Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM) to host its insurance core system on Telekom Malaysia’s (TM) Cloud α Edge. This was made possible via a collaboration

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Malaysia and Indonesia Pilots Phase 1 of Cross-Border QR Payment Linkage

Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM) and Bank Indonesia (BI) has launched a cross-border QR payment linkage to enable instant, secure, and efficient cross-border payments between the two countries. Through this linkage, consumers in both countries will be able to make retail

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BNM and PayNet Joins Project Nexus for Faster, Cheaper Cross-Border Payments

Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM) and Payments Network Malaysia (PayNet) will be participating in Project Nexus by collaborating with international partners on a proof-of-concept (PoC) to improve the cost and speed of cross-border payments. Project Nexus will explore the feasibility of

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Bank Negara’s MyFintech Week Builds Momentum for January 2022 Kick-off

Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM) announced that it is organising the second edition of MyFintech Week 2022 (MyFW 2022) virtually from 24 to 28 January 2022 and is expecting more global participation. With the theme ‘Advancing Digitalisation for Recovery, Sustainability and Inclusion,

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Presto’s Parent Firm PUC Bids for Digital Banking License with 2 State Governments

E-commerce platform PUC announced that it has formed a consortium with two unnamed state governments and a conglomerate to submit an application for a digital bank license to Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM). The consortium is led by PUC, making it

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Bank Negara Malaysia Lays Out Its Vision for Digital Banks As Deadline Looms

On 31st December 2020, Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM) unveiled its digital banking guidelines which almost immediately garnered interest from 40 parties. In this new guideline, the central bank will be issuing up to 5 digital bank licenses in 2022, with

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BNM Tells Lobby Groups to Respect the Digital Bank Licensing Process

During a Fintech Fireside Asia chat session organised by Fintech News Malaysia today, Suhaimi Ali, Director of Innovation and Development at Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM) tells digital bank applicants to respect the process. He highlighted that they are seeing a

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