27 October 2016

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Doron CohenCovercy - London

SWIFT and the payments roadblock for SME exporters

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If you have transferred money to an overseas bank account lately, chances are it was processed by SWIFT. The Society for Worldwide Interbank Financial Telecommunications’ FIN messaging standard has already facilitated an estimated 1.5bn such transactions so far this year, and carries the bulk of the $155tr per year being sent between countries. Whi...

Alan JenkinsJenkins UK Limited - London

30 years since the London Big Bang

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Does anyone out there remember the Topic Trigger Page, and the day one lunchtime meeting to review performance issues ? I'm glad I'm retired now !

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Louis Peake
Louis PeakeCompass Plus - Nottingham

Three years on, should banks feel threatened by the UK bank switching initiative?

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It has been three years since the Current Account Switch Service (CASS) was launched in September 2013 to give consumers a simple, reliable way of switching current accounts – as opposed to the labori...

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James Monaghan
James MonaghanFenergo - New York

3 Ways to Digitalize the Client Lifecycle for Wealth Management

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In my last blog, we explored the 3 core client lifecycle challenges facing wealth managers – regulatory compliance, operational and technological challenges and client experience impacts. Considering ...

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Brett King
Brett KingMoven - New York

The day I realized Fintech was becoming just the same as everything else

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I've been in Fintech since before we called it Fintech. Some would say that Fintech has been around for decades, as soon as Bank of America deployed ERMA (Electronic Recording Method of Accounting) in...

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Ivy Schmerken
Ivy SchmerkenFlexTrade Systems - Great Neck

Smart New Rules for Smarter Order Routing?

25 October 2016  |  3906 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

Disclosure is the rage in financial markets regulation and the latest set of proposals relate to order handling rules. Regulators are seeking to boost transparency into the order routing practices of ...

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Reetu Khosla
Reetu KhoslaPegasystems - Boston

To meet complex KYC and Onboarding regulations RegTech needs to be industrial strength

25 October 2016  |  4390 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

Regtech is being added to the canon of financial technology buzzwords. But what does it offer and how should the industry embrace this concept? This increasingly common term is a subset of the finte

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Thomas Hook
Thomas HookPegasystems Inc. - Cambridge

Culture of Compliance - Do You Walk the Walk?

25 October 2016  |  3251 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

A Culture of Compliance…sure we have that. That’s what everyone says. But do you really? It’s not just about talking the talk, but walking the walk too. Maybe you have strong policies and procedure...

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David Andrzejek
David AndrzejekApigee - Mountain View

Brexit means Brexit, but London could keep its fintech crown

25 October 2016  |  3977 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

For years, London has been the fintech capital of the world. Is that likely to change now that Britain is gearing up to leave the EU before April 2019? While U.S. regulators have struggled to crea

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Richard Carter
Richard CarterNostrum Group - Harrogate

Why are we more interested in how many steps we take rather than our credit score?

24 October 2016  |  3877 views  |  2 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

We live in a world where an ever growing amount of us have Fitbits, Jawbones and other tracking devices that are increasingly measuring and comparing our physical performance. We know how many steps

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