29 April 2017

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Vishal BhatnagarCast Software Ltd - London

Open Banking to spark positive change?

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The Financial Services industry is gearing up for the impending arrival of two new EU regulations – the Payment Services Directive (PSD2), otherwise known as Open Banking, and the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). The deadlines for compliance, 13th January and 25th May 2018 respectively, are likely to be circled on most IT folks’ calendar...

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Jonathan WestleyExperian - London

Age, economy and regulation: How a decade has changed the credit risk industry

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Ten years ago, the Bank of England interest rate sat at 4.75% Now? Now it sits at the unhappily low rate of 0.25%. To put this in perspective, on a £150k mortgage over 25 years, today’s payment would be £516 a month. Ten years ago, the cost would have been £855. This equates to a 66% difference – presenting a considerable change which will affect ...

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Paul Irvine
Paul IrvineFortinet - London

4 Cybersecurity Crunch Points Facing the Financial Services Sector

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It’s well known that the main trends currently driving change within the technology sector are the cloud, internet of things, mobility and big data analytics. While advances in digital business are si...

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Richard Gardner
Richard GardnerModulus Global - Scottsdale, Arizona

What Does MasterCard’s Biometric Chip Mean for Consumers?

27 April 2017  |  2712 views  |  1 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

Have you heard the news? In an ongoing attempt to fight back against those wishing to do financial harm to their customers, Mastercard is beginning a trial of a card which has a chip, along with a fin...

TagsCardsSecurityGroupDisruption in Retail Banking
Robert Siciliano
Robert SicilianoIDTheftSecurity.com - Boston

Parents Beware of Finstagram

27 April 2017  |  1821 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

You have surely heard of Instagram, the photo sharing social network, but what about “Finstagram?” If you are like most parents, you have rules about the social media practices of your kids. However, ...

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Nanda Kumar
Nanda KumarSunTec Business Solutions - Trivandrum

Customer obsession is the only way banks will survive

26 April 2017  |  3073 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

Being customer obsessed We are in the age of the customer. A single tweet takes 22 minutes to go from insignificant to global, seen recently with Delta Airlines whose reputation was annihilated on so...

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Steve Grob
Steve GrobFidessa - London

Be careful what you wish for

26 April 2017  |  2444 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

Those of us who remember the good old days will recall the industry debate as to how much dark liquidity was really in existence. In one corner were the exchanges who, through FESE, claimed that the a...

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John Safa
John SafaPushfor Ltd - Wimbledon

GDPR and the redefining of personal data

26 April 2017  |  3381 views  |  1 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

May 2018 will see the introduction of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). The law covers organisations that employ over 250 people, and that either service EU citizens, or who store people’...

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Jessica Holzbach
Jessica HolzbachPenta Bank Account - Berlin

The coolness factor in banking

26 April 2017  |  3530 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

Except for people at Fintech Meetups or students at business schools, no one actually thinks banking is “cool”. For them, it earns money – yes. It is necessary - yes. But cool? NO. The average citizen...

TagsRetail bankingStart ups
Dharmesh Mistry
Dharmesh MistryTemenos - Reading

API Strategy: Public API's aren't just about regulations

25 April 2017  |  3670 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

It’s easy to think that Public API’s are just about regulation, such as PSD2 in Europe, driving open banking. Certainly regulatory driven open banking will force banks to have Pubic API’s, but they ar...

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