16 September 2014

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Asif FaruqueFinextra - London

Crowdfunding to the moon: InvestUP

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“Back in the 1960s when they were landing on the moon, everyone came together, it wasn’t the U.S. landing on the moon, it was mankind” says James Tuckett, founder and MD of investUP (or just UP), the ‘world’s first crowdfunding supermarket’. It’s an aggregator, a central access point, a platform to give you control over the plethora of debt and eq...

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Robert SicilianoIDTheftSecurity.com - Boston

Identity proofing proves who You are

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Identity proofing is proof of whom you are. Proving one’s identity starts with that person answering questions that only they themselves can answer (even if the answers are fictitious), such as their favorite movie, mother’s maiden name or name of their high school. Since most people provide real answers (that can be found online) rather than “Po...

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David WebberIntelligent Environments - Kingston

Biometric security: giving cyber criminals the finger

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Last week, Barclays committed to a progressive future in banking security with the launch of the Barclays Biometric Reader. The scanner, developed by Hitachi, can be plugged into a computer’s USB p...

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Chris DunneVocaLink Limited - London

Faster Payments takes off for small business

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Latest figures from the Payments Council show a dramatic rise in the use of Faster Payments, with volumes of spontaneous customer-initiated payments (knows as ‘Single Immediate Payments’) rocketing by...

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Alexander PeschkoffTEDIPAY - London

Contactless EMV vs Oyster

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Although I do share TfL's (and card network' obvious) excitement with regard to the use of contactless EMV (i.e. your humble bank card) as Oyster replacement, I have more questions than answers so far...

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Anne PlestedFidessa - London

El manana is here

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Last week I was in the beautiful city of Madrid, where besides analysing the impact of upcoming MiFID II regulation, I’ve been catching up on the Spanish Market Reforms. The upcoming changes, aka La ...

TagsTrade executionRisk & regulation
Tim SimonMadiston plc - London

Banks shouldn't fear peer to peer marketplace lending

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Europe’s mobile banking industry is exploding: Forrester (May 2014) predicted that banking on a smartphone will grow from 42 million users in 2013 to 99 million in 2018 and tablet banking will grow fr...

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David GibbardOmniChannel Banking - Suwanee

How Apple Watch Will Change the Face of Banking

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Credit unions and bankers, I have good and bad news for you with the introduction of Apple Watch. The good news, your members/customers will have another way to interact with your credit union or bank...

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Colin WeirMoroku - Sydney

A Game Filter reveals behaviour

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It was approaching 1pm on Friday and I was due in the city for some afternoon meetings. Having finished off a couple of emails, I checked my watch and had good time to catch the ferry across the harbo...

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Amit AgrawalAxiomSL Pte Ltd - Singapore

Local compliance in a global business

13 September 2014  |  1282 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

Financial Institutions (FI) follow different solutions to fulfil compliance requirements. We can divide this into following different models: 1. Option 1 : in-house, in-country This option is wil

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