23 October 2014

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Derek CorcoranAvoka - Manly

Keeping on top of the ever-changing FinTech sector

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In a recent speaking engagement I said part of my role as CXO was “keeping my finger on the pulse of the rapidly changing FinTech world”…I qualified the statement by saying it was “hard”…like drinking from the fire hydrant. But one of the attendees at the event "called me on it" and asked "how do you keep on top of it?" So I th...

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Freddie McMahonAnomaly42 - London

Criminals exploit flawed correspondent banking

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Modern correspondent banking - the process where one international bank conducts business transactions and facilitates wire payment transactions on behalf of another bank - is one of the main facilitators of the financing of criminal and terror networks. Correspondent banking has a number of key deficiencies that need to be urgently addressed in o...

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Paul McPhaterMarkit - London

Data audits: invaluable insights into costs

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It’s not uncommon for data management projects to result in 15-20 siloed systems being retired. And we could extrapolate that figure for global projects. With so many systems in so many territories i...

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Robert SicilianoIDTheftSecurity.com - Boston

3 Stupid Simple Tips to protect your Identity

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For anyone who goes online, it’s impossible to hack-proof yourself, but not impossible to make a hacker’s job extremely difficult. Here are three things to almost hack-proof yourself. Two-factor a...

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Myles DawsonAdyen - London

Apple Pay and the new POSsibilities for Merchants

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Over recent years, agile new players have entered the in-store payments space, bringing new innovations that offer merchants more competitive, advanced solutions. For example, terminal providers are ...

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Remco BoerTrevver - Amsterdam

Apple Pay: the holy grail of payments, eventually?

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The introduction of Apple Pay created excitement throughout the payment world. Will the Apple behemoth disrupt the payments game? Will consumers and merchants embrace it as they have all other Apple i...

Wendell BrockOutside Investment Advisors - McKinney

The New Cold War

21 October 2014  |  813 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

The Economic Cold War or Financial Cold War has begun slowly over the past several years and the current administration has added fuel to the fire. China and Russia both know it would be extremely dif...

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Leon ReesRees Technologies - London

Financial Markets 2.0 - Time To Get Match Fit

21 October 2014  |  2646 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

I'll be brief in setting the scene, because we've heard it all before; the last 5 years were all about taking cost, risk and leverage out of the Financial Markets business - the crash diet for the bin...

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Said TabetEMC - Boston

Is the Financial Services Sector Struggling with Big Data?

21 October 2014  |  1593 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

A recent assessment of 300 business decision makers in the UK revealed that the Financial Services (FS) sector is falling behind when it comes to big data capabilities, particularly when scored agains...

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Roman ItskovichEbury - London

UK SME lending: Optimism backed by strong growth

20 October 2014  |  1099 views  |  1  |  Recommends 0

On Thursday I’ve visited the FinTech50 launch event and on Friday the inaugural Alternatives & Receivables finance conference. I was focused on the state of SME lending in the UK, and below are so...

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