26 November 2014

Company announcements

 
Post-trade & ops

Ajman Bank adopts SmartStream’s Corona

6 minutes ago  |  113 views  |  0

SmartStream Technologies, the Transaction Lifecycle Management (TLM®) specialist, today announced that Ajman Bank, the award-winning Islamic financial services institution, has implemented SmartStream’s Corona solution to improve its operations and provide a better quality of services to its customers.

 
Retail banking

PC Financial and TD Bank mobile wallet joint venture Ugo makes commercial debut

3 hours ago  |  757 views  |  0

UGO Mobile Solutions L.P. today announced the availability of UGO Wallet: an open digital wallet application that enables consumers to start replacing credit cards and loyalty cards from their physical wallet with a simple, secure digital payment method on their smartphone.

 
Payments

Qiwi acquires MoneyMail.Ru instant payments venture

3 hours ago  |  580 views  |  0

QIWI plc, (QIWI) (QIWI.ME) ("QIWI" or the "Company") and Mail.Ru Group (LSE:MAIL) today announced that as part of the strategic partnership expansion, QIWI plc acquires Money.Mail.Ru project from Mail.Ru Group. After the completion of transition period all Money.Mail.Ru transactions will be settled by QIWI.

 
Mobile & online

Gemalto to provide Trusted Services Hub to NZ mobile payments alliance

3 hours ago  |  591 views  |  0

Gemalto (Euronext NL0000400653 GTO), the world leader in digital security, has provided its Allynis Trusted Services Hub (TSH) to Semble to secure its mobile NFC services in New Zealand.

 
Retail banking

Community Frist to convert to Corelation KeyStone core

3 hours ago  |  645 views  |  0

In an effort to enhance its operations and staff efficiency, Community First Credit Union has ($173 million; 16,500 members; Santa Rosa, CA) has signed with credit union core processor Corelation Inc. to help it achieve these goals and more.

 
Wholesale banking

Percentile and Torstone integrate TiskMine and Inferno platforms

3 hours ago  |  602 views  |  0

Percentile, providers of technology for risk management and regulatory compliance, and Torstone Technology, providers of securities and derivatives processing software to the global financial markets, today announced a partnership to offer seamless solutions across risk, middle & back office and accounting for financial institutions.

 
Retail banking

Cardtronics pays $1.5m to settle ATM access suit

20 hours ago  |  1066 views  |  0

Cardtronics, Inc., the world's largest owner and operator of retail ATMs, has agreed to pay $1.5 million to resolve claims that it failed to comply with a previous court-approved settlement to make many of the company's machines in Massachusetts, and throughout the country, accessible to blind and visually impaired users, Attorney General Martha Coakley announced today.

 
Wholesale banking

Wall Street Horizon names Bruce Fador president and CCO

20 hours ago  |  705 views  |  0

Wall Street Horizon, a rapidly growing provider of single-stock event calendar data services for institutional investors and traders, today announced the appointment of Bruce R. Fador as President and Chief Commercial Officer.

 
Payments

BitFury adds Samsung Electronics president Young Sohn to strategic advisory board

22 hours ago  |  726 views  |  0

BitFury Group, the leading Bitcoin infrastructure provider and Bitcoin transaction processing company has added Young Sohn, Samsung Electronics president and chief strategy officer, to its strategic advisory board.

 
Mobile & online

ProfitStars releases Kernel digital marketing tool

22 hours ago  |  771 views  |  0

Jack Henry & Associates, Inc. is a leading provider of technology solutions and payment processing services primarily for the financial services industry. Its ProfitStars® division today announced the general availability of Kernel™, a targeted digital marketing tool that helps financial institutions deliver relevant content to consumers and enhance lead generation.

 
Wholesale banking

Swift expands corporate services centre in Kuala Lumpur

23 hours ago  |  974 views  |  0

SWIFT today announces that it has doubled its office space in the Kuala Lumpur Corporate Services Centre, Malaysia, further strengthening its physical presence in the region to meet the growing needs of customers and the industry.

 
Cards

NCR to power Banco Falabella ATM marketing

23 hours ago  |  767 views  |  0

NCR Corporation, the global leader in consumer transaction technologies, announced that Banco Falabella of Colombia is introducing a new ATM experience powered by a complete NCR software and hardware solution.

 
Wholesale banking

Dovetail opens Canada office

23 hours ago  |  1006 views  |  0

Dovetail, a leading provider of market ready payment and liquidity management solutions will open a Canadian office in Toronto as Canadian banks focus on improving the customer experience and revenue potential of their payments lines of business.

 
Cards

SIX Payment Services adds contactless payment function to cCredit software

23 hours ago  |  781 views  |  0

SIX Payment Services is adding a contactless payment function to its cCredit software terminal.

 
Trade execution

CFTC finds deficiencies in market compliance

25 November 2014  |  1013 views  |  0

The U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission's Division of Market Oversight (Division) today issued three separate rule enforcement reviews of certain Designated Contract Markets (DCMs).

 
Post-trade & ops

Isda publishes key principles on CCP recovery and resolution

25 November 2014  |  853 views  |  0

The International Swaps and Derivatives Association, Inc. (ISDA) today announced the publication of a set of key principles on the adequacy and structure of central counterparty (CCP) loss-absorbing resources and on CCP recovery and resolution.

 
Payments

EPC publishes updated version of SCT and SDD rulebooks.

25 November 2014  |  995 views  |  0

Brussels: The European Payments Council (EPC), representing the European banking industry in relation to payments, today published updated versions of the SEPA Credit Transfer (SCT) and SEPA Direct Debit (SDD) Rulebooks.

 
Risk & regulation

FCA publishes terms of reference for credit card market study

25 November 2014  |  1020 views  |  0

The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has today published the terms of reference for a credit card market study. The FCA announced the market study in April 2014 after its own research showed that the credit card market was not working well for some consumers.

 
Wholesale banking

Reval closes $20 million in structured financing with Goldman Sachs

25 November 2014  |  936 views  |  0

Reval, a leading global Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) provider of a scalable and integrated Treasury and Risk Management (TRM) solution, announced today that it has closed a private placement of $20 million in structured financing with Goldman, Sachs & Co. Proceeds will be used for general corporate purposes.

 
Risk & regulation

Liquidity has eroded post-crisis - ICMA survey

25 November 2014  |  623 views  |  0

Liquidity in the European secondary bond market: perspectives from the market ICMA publishes survey on current state and future evolution of the European corporate bond market.

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