26 November 2014

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Kieran ArighoLexmark International - Maidenhead

Addressing the Customer Promiscuity Problem

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It's no surprise that trust in the banking system is at a low point. In fact, according to the 2013 Capgemini world banking report, between 2006 and 2013 there has been a 50 per cent increase in the number of people changing banks. More than 10 per cent of customers now change banks every year, and 40 per cent say they are willing to change banks ...

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Steve GrobFidessa - London

Back in Block

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On the way in this morning, I was listening to my favourite AC/DC album and thinking about the challenges of block trading. The problem is well known - a combination of multi-market trading, algos and DMA have created a vicious cycle that continues to shrink order sizes. This is compounded by regulators who insist that lit is better than dark and ...

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Ani NachevaArkk Solutions - London

PRA consults on further Solvency II reforms

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The Prudential Regulatory Authority (PRA) has published a consultation paper on further measures for the implementation of Solvency II. With only a few months left before the official application of t...

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Robert SicilianoIDTheftSecurity.com - Boston

How The Internet of Things can go very wrong

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The Internet—one of history’s greatest inventions—is also one of history’s greatest platforms for crime. Here are ways things can go very wrong with the Internet of Things. Med-hacking. Researchers ...

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Laurence LeydenSAP - Feltham

Is cloud the key to cost control and agility?

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Cloud and cost control. It fits like a glove, doesn't it? I read with interest in the Ovum report, "The Critical Role for Cloud in the Transformation of Retail Banks", that there has been a...

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Tim BrewTim Brew Consulting - London

A murmuration of bankers is gathering!

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It was with great interest that I read the article last week about the plans to launch a new bank called Starling when Anne Boden, former AIB COO, announced her plans for the new digital bank. Along ...

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Daniel SzmuklerEBA Group - Paris

From Vision to Focus

25 November 2014  |  660 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

Major progress was made in 2014 on the common understanding of the strategic importance of alternative payments for the European banking sector, against the background of transforming private and publ...

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Christian VoigtFidessa - London

Synchronising regulation

25 November 2014  |  609 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

US securities industry regulator FINRA recently implemented new time-stamping rules, a topic also on ESMA’s MiFID II task list. FINRA requires US firms to express time in milliseconds when reporting ...

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Akshay BerryInfosys Limited - Delhi NCR, India

Payments Bank - New wine in an old bottle?

25 November 2014  |  1181 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

Not many policy pundits expected India's Central Bank, known for its cautious stance in issuing Banking licenses, to propagate differentiated banking licenses itself. Payments and Small Banks reflect ...

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Kris KubienaVocaLink - London

The real-time payments challenge facing North America

25 November 2014  |  1594 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

The need for establishing a real-time payment infrastructure is firmly on the agenda in North America right now. The US Federal Reserve announced back in September that it was preparing to publish a r...

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