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Adrian Klee

Banks now need a firm sense of their purpose beyond creating shareholder value

Right now it is business-as-not-usual for millions of SMEs due to the Covid-19 crisis. Their survival relies on quick and fair distribution of the emergency funds backed by the British government. Tha...

03 Apr 2020
Innovation in Financial Services
Hirander Misra

Are UK Banks profiting from the current coronavirus crisis and failing SMEs?

A UK business could be eligible for a Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan Scheme (CBILS), as set out by the UK Government. However, it appears that despite the Government’s best intentions, this sc...

02 Apr 2020
Finance 2.0
Dane Thacker

Trader Voice Goes Domestic! Big firms fluster while others move quickly

As restrictions on working from anywhere but home tighten trading operations are moving at different operational speeds with varying degrees of success. It was a very quick transition from office, to...

02 Apr 2020
Capital Markets Technology
Ilia Obraztsov

The Tragic Covid-19 Pandemic Could Be an Opportunity For Fintechs Who Learned The Lesson of 2008

Fintech startups looking to transform current investing trends or disrupt traditional banking are facing their first major test as Covid-19 pandemic bites into the very fabric of our society. As inter...

02 Apr 2020
Blockchain in Banking and Financial Services
John Pucciarelli

The New Normal -- COVID-19 Perspectives

If you’ve been working in and around financial markets long enough, you’ve seen your fair share of volatility and downturns like the one we are experiencing now. In times like this, it is natural to l...

02 Apr 2020
Financial Services Regulation
Jonathan Westley

Covid-19: protecting vulnerable consumers is a must

The past few weeks have served up a range of unprecedented challenges for everyone and we are all quite rightly focused on staying safe and healthy. But many people will also be concerned with their f...

02 Apr 2020
Financial Risk Management
Niall Twomey

The Role of Blockchain and DLT in e-KYC Utilities

In this nascent market, organizations are exploring the speed and accuracy of DLT and the enhanced security of Blockchain. In this blog, I take a look at the DLT and blockchain technologies that can m...

01 Apr 2020
Blockchain in Banking and Financial Services
Anand Subramaniam

Clone Your Best Bankers, Ignite Sales, and Turbocharge Growth

Introduction “A decade on from the global financial crisis, signs that the banking industry has entered the late phase of the economic cycle are clear: growth in volumes and top-line revenues is slowi...

01 Apr 2020
Customer Service 2015-2019-2025
Andy Schmidt

SWIFT’s major announcement slips under the radar

On March 12th, the SWIFT board of directors quietly issued a huge announcement about the future direction of the business. An announcement that is probably the most significant since the business was ...

01 Apr 2020
John Burgos

Overcoming anxiety around mobile payments & digital payments - In the South Asia Pacific

Innovation and technology usually go hand in hand. Therefore, for innovation to be fully realized, the technology that enables the innovation must be adopted as well. During the last 5 years, we hav...

01 Apr 2020
Digital Banking Trends
Shane Meredith


The paradigm shift brought about by coronavirus is forcing the wealth management industry to formulate strategies and come up with better tools and solutions to survive in this crisis. Sustaining inv

01 Apr 2020
Andrew Stevens

How to ensure strong customer communication during the Covid-19 crisis

The way we bank has transformed over the past decade. The number of branches has fallen, while the growth of online banking shows no sign of slowing down. Although this has certainly been an adjustm...

01 Apr 2020
Online Banking