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Lucy ClarkCerteco - London

UBS Fine - Banks Need to Clean Up Reputations In 2013

28 December 2012  |  5122 views  |  1 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

Things can’t get much worse for UBS. Weeks after it was rocked by an FSA fine for almost £30 million for failure to detect the trading of a fraudulent banker, the Swiss bank was last week slammed with an almighty fine of almost £1 billion for manipulating Libor rates. The fine is the second largest fine ever levied on a bank and is more than three...

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Bo HaraldZEF and Real Time Economy Program - Helsinki region

My name is Guy. Same Guy. Reissued

28 December 2012  |  4645 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

My name is Guy. Mr Same Guy. I show up in as a so called private customer off hours, then during working hours as a corporate customer, as a citizen in public sector services and often also as a member of associations, clubs etc. My point is that there are no corporate customers, no private customers, no citizens etc - only human customers or users...

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Henry Woodcock
Henry WoodcockIRESS - Warwick

Ten Months of the Mortgage Market in 140 characters or less

21 December 2012  |  5866 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

Ten Months of the Mortgage Market Social Media in 140 characters or less A selection of my tweets on the mortgage market over the last ten months - at last the market is recovering albeit slowly. Marc...

TagsRetail bankingGroupInnovation in Financial Services
David  Webber
David WebberIntelligent Environments - Kingston

Many channels but one brand voice

21 December 2012  |  5699 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

In the current economic climate, it would be reasonable to expect that price points might be beginning to erode brand loyalty for consumers, as they seek out the best deals at the expense of their fav...

TagsMobile & onlineRetail banking
Pat Carroll
Pat CarrollValidSoft - London

Dexter malware, targeting Christmas shoppers

20 December 2012  |  7643 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

The holiday season is a prime time for fraudsters to target consumers' credit cards and it's not surprising that Dexter has come to light a week before Christmas. Dexter is yet another malware variat...

TagsCardsSecurityGroupInformation Security
Ian Bowen
Ian BowenPayX Iinternational Ltd - London

Fraud: You're only as good as your last prevention.

20 December 2012  |  5890 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 1

The industry analogy is that fraud is like a balloon, you squeeze the fraudsters in one area and they pop out somewhere else. Sometimes it’s predictable like when chip & PIN was introduced, alr...

TagsCardsPayments
Ian Bowen
Ian BowenPayX Iinternational Ltd - London

Visa Hungary - Are they are losing their appetite?

20 December 2012  |  5617 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 1

If the recent article published on the Pymnts web site is accepted then it seems that Visa may be considering an exit strategy from Hungary in the face of substantial, and continuing, market share los...

TagsCardsPayments
Ian Bowen
Ian BowenPayX Iinternational Ltd - London

The effect of Mega Processors on card scheme fees?

20 December 2012  |  4832 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 1

It is becoming increasingly obvious to me that the Global and Regional card payment processing organisations have their sights set, if not on world or territorial domination, certainly on ever increas...

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Ian Bowen
Ian BowenPayX Iinternational Ltd - London

You want to think Outside the Box. Then get Outside the Box!

20 December 2012  |  5022 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

Have you noticed it? I’ve been into countless financial service organisations and a recurring theme I’ve observed in practically all of them is that where staff come together (canteen, seminar, Chr...

TagsCardsPayments
Ian Bowen
Ian BowenPayX Iinternational Ltd - London

What's the Incentive in being a Super Achiever?

20 December 2012  |  3846 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 1

Is there any real incentive? As a general rule, though I accept there are exceptions at a corporate level and for certain sections of employees, most financial services companies will cap bonuses an...

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