22 September 2014

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Wolfgang Fabischb-next - Herford

Back-of-a-spreadsheet Compliance Management

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When a new financial regulation starts to appear in draft form, getting to grips quickly with its most critical elements is vital, in order to gather the spirit of its intentions as well as to be able to focus on the areas that will create most work for an investment firm’s Compliance team. Achieving this quickly can initially mean taking a “bac...

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Jeremy MugridgeInstinct Studios - London

Is following the herd really the best approach?

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There’s been a lot of talk recently about banks and fund groups preparing an assault on the UK platform market. This is something that we’ve seen coming for a while and we know banks and fund groups are certainly thinking about this at the moment. Unfortunately there’s a real herd mentality when it comes to banks and fund groups, which makes me th...

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Markus SanderCapco - New York

Is anyone actually using their mobile device at POS?

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All talk and no action? Is anyone actually using their mobile device to pay at the point of sale? Everyone’s talking about the brave new world of payments. The mainstream press and even my family see...

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Robert SicilianoIDTheftSecurity.com - Boston

10 most dangerous Facebook Scams

20 September 2014  |  1342 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

Twenty percent of the world’s population is “on” Facebook—that’s well over a billion people Top 10 Most Popular Facebook Scams Profile visitor stats. It’s all about vanity. It doesn’t take long...

Chris YaldezianIBM (Software Group) - San Ramon

It is not about the payment, it’s about commerce.

19 September 2014  |  2617 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

I recently read a very interesting article by Karen Webster regarding Apple and NFC payments, which after all was said done I came to the interesting conclusion that I believe Apple actually doesn’t g...

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Luke TriggRule Financial - London

Small Data - it's not Big...but it is clever

19 September 2014  |  824 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

Natural language document processing of counterparty contracts sounds like another Big Data problem, but at its heart this is really about very ‘Small Data’. Banks are interested in a solution to assi...

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John GessauACI Worldwide - Johannesburg

Apple Pay: Considerations for banks and retailers

19 September 2014  |  1509 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

With the launch of Apple Pay, a question on everyone’s mind is what the impact will be for retailers and banks. For most retailers, especially those in the US, the question is whether they want to sta...

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Neil GarnerProxama - London

Apple: Bringing NFC to the Mainstream

19 September 2014  |  1634 views  |  0  |  Recommends 1

History has shown us that many people and businesses wait to see what Apple does before committing to a new technology, and we have just witnessed that with regards to mobile payments, and in particul...

TagsPaymentsRetail banking
Christina BowePerceptive Software - Maidenhead

Reversing the Headwind

19 September 2014  |  767 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

How to combat the business challenges that slow insurance processes, profits and customer responsiveness One of the largest challenges insurers currently face is reducing compliance risk resulting fr...

Christian VoigtFidessa - London

What I did not do

19 September 2014  |  947 views  |  1  |  Recommends 0

When I got into work this morning, I decided not to return a missed call, not to review a document, not to read a report, not to ask some colleagues for advice, not to fill in my timesheet for last mo...

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