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Reetu KhoslaPegasystems - Boston

Is RegTech the Silver Bullet to Fighting Financial Crime or is there more to it?

10 October 2017  |  8231 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

The 2016 Global Terrorism Index reported a 650% increase in deaths from terrorism amongst OECD member countries. In this environment, it is no surprise that governments are making a strong attempt to counter terrorist financing. Although we welcome new anti-money laundering and anti-terrorist financing regulations that have been introduced to tac...

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Craig RamseyACI Worldwide - Watford

When Immediate Payments Go Bad

09 October 2015  |  3424 views  |  1 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

“I want it now.” Sounds like a petulant teenager, doesn’t it? But actually, it’s the sound of consumers and corporations around the world demanding immediate payments solutions. While immediate payments are already mature in some markets, in others they are still maturing, and for some countries, they are not even in the plans yet. But one thing...

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Richard Chapman
Richard ChapmanSunGard - Singapore

The best practice checklist for reconciliations

05 September 2013  |  3805 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

In my previous blog I mentioned the growing external pressures for brokers when it comes to the reconciliation of exchange traded and over-the-counter derivatives. With EMIR requirements coming into ...

Craig Ramsey
Craig RamseyACI Worldwide - Watford

Why travel to Sibos? Just look out of the window

31 October 2012  |  5493 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

The enormity of global trade is on display this year in Osaka, and it is more evident than ever that payments and trade finance are critical banking services supporting global economic growth. Each da...

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Craig Ramsey
Craig RamseyACI Worldwide - Watford

The return of the payments hub

30 October 2012  |  4862 views  |  1 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

After years of a lack of clear agreement from the financial sector, the payments hub is finally getting some focus, as companies seek significant gains in financial efficiency. No longer referred to a...

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Craig Ramsey
Craig RamseyACI Worldwide - Watford

At last, a SIBOS where conversation around SEPA is welcome

29 October 2012  |  5767 views  |  4 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

After years of speculation, this week in Osaka we finally appear to have a SIBOS with a SEPA conversation worth having. With the date for compliance across the Eurozone now set for February 2014, we a...

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Tackling regulation - what we learned from Sibos

22 September 2011  |  4137 views  |  1 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

Regulation is a fact of life in the payments business but when it was discussed at Sibos, people seemed united in their opinions on how best it should be tackled. And common standards and communicatio...

Killian Clifford
Killian CliffordMobile Money Consulting - London

SIBOS - have banks missed the mobile payments boat?

21 September 2011  |  5887 views  |  3 comments | recommendations Recommends 1

With a session being held at Sibos today on whether it is too late for banks to compete in mobile payments, I thought I’d revisit a theme I’ve blogged about in the past; banks and their mobile paymen...

Craig Ramsey
Craig RamseyACI Worldwide - Watford

The customer is always right

21 September 2011  |  4365 views  |  1 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

It’s a fact that when it comes to banking and payments, customers have high expectations of reliability, efficiency and dependability. This has not changed over the decades. What makes it more challen...

Craig Ramsey
Craig RamseyACI Worldwide - Watford

Hubs. Time to make them work

20 September 2011  |  4442 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

Payments hubs have been a talking point for a number of years now. Once envisioned as the 'silver bullet' for payment system consolidation, the reality has become somewhat different. I've talked to ...

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