The First AUBG Fintech Expo Gathered Students and Companies On-campus

On October 18th the American University in Bulgaria (AUBG) was a host to the first of its kind AUBG Fintech Expo, which was organized by the Bulgarian Fintech Association in partnership with AUBG’s Investment Management Club. The event brought to campus some of the most advanced and innovative companies leading the FinTech revolution in Bulgaria. The students had the opportunity to hear lectures and participate in discussions with experts in the financial technologies field. They…

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EU Developments regarding FinTech

In March, the European Commission unveiled its 23-step Fintech Action Plan. The European Central Bank (ECB) published the following documents:  Guide to assessments of licence applications – Licence applications in general Guide to assessments of fintech credit institution licence applications The documents can be found following this link: https://www.bankingsupervision.europa.eu/press/pr/date/2018/html/ssm.pr180323.en.html The European Banking Authority (EBA) has published The EBA’s Fintech Roadmap; Conclusions from the Consultation on the EBA’s approach to Financial Technology (FINTECH) on 15 March setting out the EBA’s priorities in this area for…

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