10 May 2016
Some pretty powerful words were shared at this year’s NACHA Payments 2016 conference. In a world where faster payments are coming, forget about thinking big. It’s all about creativity. While the U.S. benefits from learning from exsiting faster payment implementations, there are a number of integration and tools considerations for U.S. banks, combi...
21 Mar 2016
The results of the Accenture 2016 Compliance Risk Study (https://www.accenture.com/us-en/insight-compliance-risk-study-2016-financial-services#block-pivoting) raise some important points to consider to my mind. The two specific action points suggested by Accenture that I found of particular interest are: The improvement in resource utilization on...
09 Feb 2016
Across asset classes, the structure of markets is changing with new information flows between traders, venues clearers, depositories and regulators. The redefinition of the financial messaging landscape is continuous and is not stopping any time soon. Currently high, and for the first time on the agenda for U.S. investment firms is MiFIR. Dates ma...
21 Nov 2014
The benefits associated with the implementation of a payments factory have been achievable for some time now, with new, additional benefits and indeed challenges, being realized as payments processing becomes yet more complex. SEPA, the simplification of bank transfers and increased adoption of a common data standard are challenges that can on the ...
24 Nov 2014