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Elton Canewriter & tech geek - Brisbane

Contactless payments are not a choice

29 August 2014  |  4231 views  |  4 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

If you want a new debit or credit card in Australia, you're getting PayWave or PayPass - there's no choice. And Australian police forces, and at least some consumers, don't like it. Police are bemoaning an increase in contactless credit and debit card fraud arising from stolen tap and go cards, and point to increases in handbag thefts, car break-i...

TagsCardsSecurityGroupFuture Finance
David MaitlandCouchbase - London

Can NoSQL give financial institutions the edge?

29 August 2014  |  4720 views  |  1 comments | recommendations Recommends 1

In the ultra high-speed world of financial services, a fraction of a second can be a lifetime. Long gone is the outdated view of banks and other financial institutions as dusty old buildings, filled with grey-headed men scrawling in ledgers. The modern bank is entirely different, and today, the financial services industry operates at such a high s...

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Ian Weavers
Ian WeaversThe Field Effect - London

Think global and simple to 'change the banks'

29 August 2014  |  2035 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

One of the consequences of the banking slowdown since 2008 is that there has been relatively limited investment in “change the bank” technology projects. This reduced spend has had the effect of leavi...

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Tim Furmidge
Tim FurmidgeBT - London

Across the pond and beyond

29 August 2014  |  2927 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

Regulation mandating the recording of all mobile communications leading to a financial trade has had far reaching implications for financial firms across the globe – and not just in the UK and the US ...

TagsTrade executionRisk & regulation
Enrico Camerinelli
Enrico CamerinelliAite Group - Boston

Peer-to-Peer or Promise-to-Pass -away-?

29 August 2014  |  2888 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

This is a very short note I felt compelled write to share my sense of frustration. I am a strong believer in the Peer-to-Peer concept and business models. However I see an indiscriminate use of the &q...

TagsPaymentsInnovationGroupTransaction Banking
Paul Clapis
Paul ClapisSunGard - London

Why Payment Operations Should Go with the Cash Flow

28 August 2014  |  3144 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

Thanks to a combination of external and internal pressures, the intraday monitoring and optimization of cash positions is now de rigeur for banks. As a result, cash managers are becoming increasingly ...

TagsPost-trade & opsSibos
Paul Clapis
Paul ClapisSunGard - London

Investing in the Excellence of Reconciliation Services

28 August 2014  |  2826 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

For banks, investing in a centralized reconciliation factory has become a popular way to build a best-practice reconciliation environment. Time after time it's also proven to be a wise and worthy inve...

TagsPost-trade & opsSibos
Andrew Jesse
Andrew JesseBasware - London

Safeguarding yourself against invoice fraud

28 August 2014  |  3127 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

Invoice fraud is one of those topics that most CFOs are aware of, but one which few ever think they will really be targeted by. You know who your suppliers are, and you have stringent policies in plac...

TagsPaymentsRisk & regulation
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Host Card Emulation Puts Banks, Merchants on Top of Wallet

27 August 2014  |  3437 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

Ever since Google announced the availability of Host Card Emulation (HCE) in the last version of Android, the discussion in the world of mobile payments has taken a very interesting turn. Banks that ...

TagsMobile & onlinePayments
Paul Clapis
Paul ClapisSunGard - London

Intraday Liquidity: Creating Competitive Advantages Part 1

27 August 2014  |  2484 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

A raft of new liquidity regulations are changing the face of cash management. While some may view these regulations as an inescapable duty, compliance with these requirements has the potential to add ...

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