Current developments in FinTech and FCMC support for industry players
Latvia is becoming an increasingly popular destination in Europe for FinTech companies – last year the venture capital company Index Ventures recognised Latvia as one of the start-up-friendly countries in Europe, FinTech companies operating in Latvia have successfully established companies in other countries and continents of the world.
Crowdfunding service providers are invited to timely apply to the FCMC for authorisation
At the end of last year, a new segment - crowdfunding service providers – joined the financial market participants supervised by the Financial and Capital Market Commission (FCMC).
FinReg 2021: New EU Crowdfunding Regulation in the Baltics
On 8 December 2021 COBALT held the FinReg 2021 Expert Panel Discussion on the new European Union crowdfunding regulation.
Discussion “Latvia – as the New Home for Global FinTech”
On 9 December 2021, the Financial and Capital Market Commission (FCMC) with FinTech sector partners held an online discussion "Latvia – as the New Home for Global FinTech".
Investment platforms – new participants in Latvia’s financial market
Financial markets worldwide are changing rapidly, offering their customers a growing range of new services.
Webinar “Crowdfunding Regulation”
To inform on the crowdfunding regulatory framework, on 26 August the Financial and Capital Market Commission (FCMC) hold a webinar “Crowdfunding Regulation: goes live from 10 November”.
Financial innovations used by Latvian financial and capital market participants 2021
In spring 2021 for the second year in a row, the Financial and Capital Market Commission (FCMC) conducted a survey of Latvia’s financial and capital market participants in order to ascertain the scope and trends of the financial technologies (FinTech) used in Latvia
FCMC’s approach to innovations
Development of innovation culture within the organization and motivation of employees to use new technologies are the most important success factors in the continuous perfection of innovative environment.