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Hari Subramanian
Hari SubramanianWipro - Greater New York City

Digital stupidity: mobile wallets that mimic physical wallets

16 March 2017  |  3116 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

My physical wallet is useful - it helps me store a number of valuables and memories but it is dumb. It doesn't know anything about me. Ironically, we are creating the equivalent in digital or mobile w...

TagsMobile & onlinePaymentsGroupInnovation in Financial Services
Nicholas Roi
Nicholas RoiPerivan Technology - London

What are the Barriers to FinTech Investment?

15 March 2017  |  9366 views  |  2 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

Is 2017 truly a year of investment for fintech innovation as has been suggested? A report at the end of last year by law firm, Mayer Brown, suggested that financial services firms are keen to make an ...

TagsRisk & regulationBrexitGroupFintech innovation and startups
Bradd Lewis
Bradd LewisDell EMC - London

Successful transformation requires a dictatorship

15 March 2017  |  3930 views  |  2 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

When it comes to digitally transforming, the financial services sector is suffering from the old saying ‘too many cooks spoil the broth’. Much needed innovation and change is being held back because t...

TagsInnovationFinancial inclusionGroupInnovation in Financial Services
Bo Harald
Bo HaraldZEF and Real Time Economy Program - Helsinki region

Real Time Economy for EU - Why?

15 March 2017  |  4330 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 1

The benefits - direct and indirect - should be analysed from several angles - even if it is clear that the benefits mostly soon will end up at the EU-citizens table: 1. Benefits for the EU-Citizen

TagsMobile & onlineInnovationGroupInnovation in Financial Services
Bo Harald
Bo HaraldZEF and Real Time Economy Program - Helsinki region

Real Time Economy for EU - Big Picture

15 March 2017  |  4602 views  |  2 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

Being back from a very inspiring meeting in Brussels it is a good moment to post a few high level observations (going into Why-How-What details separately). The RTE is all about automating financial ...

TagsMobile & onlineInnovationGroupInnovation in Financial Services
Ivy Schmerken
Ivy SchmerkenFlexTrade Systems - Great Neck

MiFID II Regulations to Impact U.S. Asset Managers

14 March 2017  |  6787 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

North American broker-dealers and asset managers domiciled in the U.S. are watching their European counterparts gear up for compliance with MiFID II. But will MiFID II affect U.S. broker-dealers and a...

TagsTrade executionRisk & regulationGroupMiFID
Bimal Melwani
Bimal MelwaniEurobits Technologies - Madrid

Will PSD2 impose a Mandatory Dedicated Interface?

14 March 2017  |  3678 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

By Arturo Gonzaléz Mac Dowell, On February 13th 2017 the EBA published its final draft on Regulatory Technical Standards on strong customer authentication and secure communication under PSD2 The offi...

TagsRisk & regulationRetail bankingGroupOnline Banking
Christopher Jones
Christopher JonesPSE Consulting - London

Does the EBA’s risk based approach to Strong Customer Authentication destroy frictionless payments?

14 March 2017  |  3516 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

There has been a flurry of excitement since the publication of the EBA’s draft Regulatory Technical Standards (RTS) on 23rd February 2017. While there is much to consider within its 153 pages, the fo...

TagsPaymentsRisk & regulationGroupFinancial Services Regulation
Alex Novik
Alex NovikAdvapay - Tallinn

Establishing a Payment Institution in Lithuania

14 March 2017  |  3696 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

Given the possibility of the upcoming UK's withdrawal from the EU, Lithuania has offered an interesting proposal for licensing of payment institution. The Lithuanian regulator proposes to issue paymen...

TagsPaymentsRisk & regulation
Anupam Garg
Anupam GargInfosys Limited - Chandigarh

The Makings of a Blockbuster Technology Called Blockchain

14 March 2017  |  6410 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

Blockchain is being talked in the same breath as electricity and internet, which is no small feat. Both electricity and internet have proven themselves to be invisible yet beautiful technologies which...

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