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Eli Taranto

Breaking the Taboo About Offshore Banking

Offshore banking has always carried an air of subversion about it, but following the release of the Panama Papers in 2016 the industry was catapulted into an entirely new and highly critical light. Si...

25 Sep 2019
Banking Regulations
Ujwal Santuka

Consumer Trends For Financial Services in 2019

With the phenomenal growth in innovative fintech tools this year, financial marketers are expected to meet and fulfill every customer need and want. They are increasingly faced with the task of engagi...

12 Jul 2019
Banking Strategy, Digital and Transformation
Ujwal Santuka

What are some of the Customer Data Platform use cases for financial services sector?

1. Collection of data in its original form Frequent modifications on the original source data makes it difficult for marketers to pre-determine the use of data for their marketing strategies. So it is...

26 Jun 2019
Unified Communications in Financial Services
Ujwal Santuka

What are some of the Customer Data Platform use cases for financial services sector?

1. Collection of data in its original form Frequent modifications on the original source data makes it difficult for marketers to pre-determine the use of data for their marketing strategies. So it is...

18 Jun 2019
Fintech
Retired Member

What do you wish for in MiFID 2.1?

The European Commission is required to review MiFID 2 by March 2020. The German Finance Ministry kicked things off at the beginning of this year by inviting comments from the industry. Attending the ...

26 Apr 2019
MiFID
Jerry Norton

Extending the bank: Key drivers, technologies and steps

What does it mean to extend the bank? Traditionally, banks have manufactured, distributed and managed all of their own products and services. The concept of extend describes how this traditional model...

17 Apr 2019
Enrico Camerinelli

Are Open Consortia the Answer to Corporate Banking APIs?

Banks struggle to balance two imperatives: to open their systems to external partners and clients via application programming interfaces (APIs) and to control the user interaction. In order to maintai...

21 Mar 2019
API
Breana Patel

Future Trends Moving Wholesale Banking Forward

Expanding roles in wholesale banking have created a push for improvements in service of large-scale corporate customers. From the current states of function, wholesale banking will undergo a restructu...

11 Mar 2019
Banking Strategy, Digital and Transformation
Breana Patel

Importance of Conducting Independent Assessment For An Enterprise Risk Management Function

The saying goes, “If it ain’t broke, don’t fix it.” However, in the culture of today’s business market, the saying should be adapted to say, “If the existing risk management program is working, still ...

30 Jan 2019
Banking Strategy, Digital and Transformation
Rolf Hauge

Now SWIFT Release 2018’s done, are you ready for SWIFT Release 2019?

For the first time in many years SWIFT’s MT Standards Release for 2018 (SR2018) incorporated a number of significant changes for banks’ trade finance operations. For many banks it presented a real te...

14 Jan 2019
SWIFT Matters
Retired Member

One year on and none the wiser

MiFID has achieved the rare feat of becoming a genericized trademark. In the same way that Xerox stands for copy machines in general, MiFID has turned into a synonym for all financial markets’ regulat...

03 Jan 2019
Bob Lyddon

BoE fears for UK stability due to Italian banking crisis. Unicredit needs EUR35bn more capital

The Bank of England recently woke up and issued its Financial Stability Report and Stress Test results - November 2018. In it the Bank warned that a “further deterioration in Italy’s financial outlook...

07 Dec 2018
Trends in Financial Services