17 January 2017

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Abe SmithDealflo - London

How can financial agreements be truly enforceable?

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As we know from the PPI scandal, financial agreements can be far from air tight when it comes to being legally enforceable. Even when PPI was correctly contracted, many banks were unable to prove that the customer had seen the relevant terms or even understood them. Once one customer had successfully challenged PPI, a precedent was set for the ban...

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Vinod SharmaEconet Wireless Zimbabwe - Harare

CashLess Payments to Drive LessCash Payments

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Abstract – Essentially, digital cash mimics the functionality of paper cash. The elimination of physical cash from economy is feasible is purely a technological perspective or assumption. Our hard earned money and investments disappear into a labyrinth of financial instruments so mysterious that “money” almost becomes more of an idea than a tangib...

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Ron Teicher
Ron TeicherEverCompliant - New York

When Transaction Laundering Finances Terror

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This month marks the second anniversary of the deadly attacks in Paris, when terrorists Said and Cherif Kouachi attacked the Charlie Hebdo satirical magazine on January 7, 2015 and when Amedy Coulibal...

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Albert Pumpur
Albert PumpurUX Design Agency - Riga

Banking Future is in Digital Channels and UX Strategy, Not in Marketing

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2016 has just ended and 2017 has started. For most of the companies that means new strategic plans for possibility to grow in future. Banking industry is no exception. New year, new me or even better ...

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Anna Tomczyk
Anna TomczykGFT - London

How building intelligence bridges can transform risk and compliance

16 January 2017  |  2783 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

Anti-Money Laundering (AML) and transaction monitoring processes are becoming usual practices in today’s financial environment due to the increasing enforcement of more and more regulations. In recent...

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Bo Olafsson
Bo OlafssonÍslandsbanki - Kópavogur

How banks avoid extinction

15 January 2017  |  3986 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

I have never been as torn about the future prospects of banking as I am now. Even during the Icelandic financial crisis of 2008, my mind was not as close to blowing up as it is today. I am scared that...

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Paul Blank
Paul BlankTradAir - London

Understanding the quality of FX liquidity provision - why not all FX liquidity is created equal

15 January 2017  |  2526 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

Global FX markets are in transition, the catalysts include tougher regulation, higher capital costs and reductions in leverage ratios. As a result, we are seeing continued fragmentation of liquidity a...

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Hari Subramanian
Hari SubramanianWipro - Greater New York City

Could Regulators perform AML in a Blockchain World?

13 January 2017  |  5020 views  |  1 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

Before you say "that is a crazy idea", stop and think. It sounded crazy to me as well but after some thinking I have concluded that it has merits. Here's why. First, let's check the state

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Tayloe Draughon
Tayloe DraughonDraughon.us - Chicago

Understanding Futures Transaction Flow - Basic Introduction

13 January 2017  |  4195 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

I have used the following flow diagram (included at the end of this post) to explain to many people how someone trading a listed future contract on a screen actually has money moved into our out of th...

TagsTrade executionPost-trade & opsGroupCapital Markets Technology
John Bertrand
John BertrandSAP - London

Blockchain: Time To Get Your Feet Wet

13 January 2017  |  6793 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

If you haven’t dipped your toe in the blockchain water yet, then it’s time to start. Your competitors are. After all the talking and evaluating in 2016, we’re now seeing banks embark on pilot projec...

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