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Amy T

The Best Investment Plans to Consider in 2019

Investing is important for growing your assets and expanding your financial capabilities, but unfortunately, far too many people have a very poor understanding of how investing works as a whole, and w...

05 Dec 2018
Personal Finance
Ketharaman Swaminathan

Why Nobody Went To Jail For The Great Financial Crisis

On the tenth anniversary of the bankruptcy of Lehman Brothers, the media is full of articles questioning why nobody went to jail for the Great Financial Crisis that followed. Take, for instance, A cri...

04 Dec 2018
Jared Ronski

The Chargeback Battle Has Just Begun

The hustle and bustle of holiday shopping season is in full-swing, and with it comes the threat of a spike in chargebacks. While the excitement of increased ecommerce sales—to the tune of a predicted...

04 Dec 2018
Payments strategies 2015-2020-2030
Nick Mothershaw

Protecting customers from push payment scams

Fraud is a continuing problem globally. In fact, research from Experian highlights the annual cost of fraud as £190 billion, equal to nearly £7,200 per household. Although technology to protect custom...

04 Dec 2018
Howard Berg

Why banks can be the driving force behind digital identity schemes

The first internet protocol, invented back in the 1960s, only allowed machines to talk to each other and could not enable the secure identification of the person using them. This was not a problem for...

04 Dec 2018
Banking Strategy, Digital and Transformation
Caroline McClelland

How to pick the right app store keywords for your fintech app

With over two million apps in both the Apple App Store and the Google Play Store, it’s important to do all you can to maximise the chances of people finding your app(s). A crucial part of App Store Op...

04 Dec 2018
Tim Nash

Bank testing: automation alone isn’t the magic bullet

At two conferences I’ve attended recently many discussions have focused on the opening-up of the banking market by regulations such as PSD2 / Open Banking and the Open APIs which support them. Indeed,...

04 Dec 2018
Daniel Szmukler

RegTech, DLT and the evolution of smart payments

European financial institutions are facing an ever-evolving set of regulations aimed at maintaining stability, competition, and innovation in the digital economy. As a result, regulatory compliance in...

04 Dec 2018
EBAday
Scott Cutler

Recognising and Preventing Multi-Cloud Security Risks Within the Financial Services Sector

The past few years have seen cloud adoption soar as organisations have begun to fully understand the benefits that the cloud can offer in terms of storage, flexibility, scalability and cost savings.

04 Dec 2018
Shaun Thomas

Is the end of CryptoExchanges and ICO's amongst us?

With the rise of cryptocurrencies and ALT coins, fuelled by the retail madness of Initial Coin Offerings (ICO’s) in late 2016 and all of 2017, we have seen an increase in the number of trading exchan

04 Dec 2018
Blockchain Observations
Anne Plested

Setting a good example

Meanwhile in another part of Europe, time is running out for Swiss equivalence. The one year period previously granted in December 2017 is set to expire on 31st December. Switzerland needs equivalent ...

03 Dec 2018
Ivy Schmerken

CAT is out of the Bag

Despite a one-year delay and other missed deadlines, the order-tracking system known as the Consolidated Audit Trail is back on track as exchanges were due to begin reporting required equities and opt...

03 Dec 2018
Capital Markets Technology