492. News: UK financial services battle Brexit to return to EU markets

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David Brear and Kate Moody are joined by some great guests to talk about some of the most interesting stories of the last 7 days, including: UK Financial Services want to combat Brexit to access EU markets, Ant Group and Jack Ma are in trouble with the Chinese regulators, and Tech’s first union is started at Google.

Our expert hosts, David Brear and Kate Moody, are joined by some great guests to talk about the most notable fintech, financial services and banking news from the past week. This week's guests include:

  • Anna Irrera - Fintech Correspondent, Reuters
  • Iana Vidal - Head of Policy and Government Affairs at Innovate Finance

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

  • Brexit: UK to start talks on quick EU financial services agreement 03:28
  • China tries to reign in Ant Group as Jack Ma seemingly goes missing 13:18
  • Goldman Sachs to offer digital wealth management to Main Street investors - 22:38
  • N26 scoops Brazilian banking licence to take on Nubank 30:26
  • Robinhood user says $300,000 restored from hack, then taken back! 37:48
  • Google workers form tech giant’s first labour union 48:45

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Fintech Insider by 11:FS is a podcast dedicated to all things fintech, banking, technology and financial services. Hosted by a rotation of 11:FS experts including David Brear, Simon Taylor, Jason Bates and Sarah Kocianski and joined by a range of brilliant guests, we cover the latest global news, bring you interviews from industry experts or take a deep dive into subject matters such as APIs, AI or digital banking.

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