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Has the finance world gone social media crazy?

30 July 2011  |  11923 views  |  1  |  Recommends 0

Well actually, my vote is not enough... I see a lot of finance companies and banks getting started with a token Facebook page or Twitter profile... ...I see a lot of finance houses offering some form of financial market update on a YouTube video with 17 views and the occasional blog here and there because they feel they have to. Some are reluctantl...

Vilmos Levente KovacsSimplexion Informatikai Kft. - Budapest

Breaking news: branch will not be on Sziget festival!

30 July 2011  |  4075 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

Having no reason for the bank of Sziget to establish a branch office to the festival, because the organizers let only to pay with those contactless payment card which given next to the entrance band. This also means that cash nowhere will be accepted in the territory of the festival. As I know the implemented system graduated well in Volt festival...

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Vilmos Levente KovacsSimplexion Informatikai Kft. - Budapest

Identification problem in SDD scheme?

29 July 2011  |  5083 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

By the SEPA Direct Debit (SDD) scheme, which is currently under implementation is Single Euro Payment Area (SEPA) client authorize the service provider to collect. Under this mandate the service provi...

TagsPaymentsPost-trade & opsGroupPayments strategies 2015-2020-2030
Steve GrobFidessa - London

Australia joins the global fragmentation movement

29 July 2011  |  5006 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

I was a guest last week to mark the opening of the Australian Liquidity Centre which is not, as you might think, the latest trendy Sydney nightspot. Instead it’s the name chosen by ASX for its impress...

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Robert SicilianoIDTheftSecurity.com - Boston

llegal Alien Steals Identity, Becomes Cop

29 July 2011  |  2689 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

In a story that could have come right out of a movie, a widely respected police officer turned out to be a Mexican national who stole an American identity and moved to Alaska to become a cop. I’ll bet...

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SaaS Regulations and the IT Rat-Race

28 July 2011  |  4286 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

There is a real interest growing from buy-side firms to move away from licensing software as on-going regulatory changes hit budgets hard. Many wealth managers have said to me for years that the black...

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Elizabeth LumleyStartupbootcamp FinTech & InsurTech - London

The 10 Commandments of Social Media

28 July 2011  |  6277 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

Finextra has written before about social media guidlines issued by US regulatory body, Finra - and all its scary Tweet-retention rules. Allen Schoenberg of the CME (@allanschoenberg) re-Tweeted an in...

TagsRisk & regulationWholesale bankingGroupSocial Banks
Elizabeth LumleyStartupbootcamp FinTech & InsurTech - London

Love triangle drama in Payments Close

27 July 2011  |  5911 views  |  1  |  Recommends 0

Just when you thought payments couldn't stir up a bit of intrigue, the payments space gives us a juicy bit of M&A love triangle drama worthy of the cheesiest, Susan Lucci-top billing, daytime soap...

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James Richards80-30 - London

Quantifying the value of mobile banking

27 July 2011  |  4763 views  |  1  |  Recommends 0

A recent report from KPMG assesses how the global financial community is responding to the adoption of mobile banking and mobile payments. The report is overwhelmingly positive and highlights some int...

TagsMobile & onlineGroupOnline Banking
Robert SicilianoIDTheftSecurity.com - Boston

15 Social Media Security Tips

27 July 2011  |  4117 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

1. Realize that you can become a victim at any time. Not a day goes by when we don’t hear about a new hack. With 55,000 new pieces of malware a day, security never sleeps. 2. Think before you post. St...

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