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Nicolas PocardOpportunity Network - Tel Aviv

The Blockchain Technology- Much ado about ..everything

21 February 2018  |  5624 views  |  3 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

Since January, crypto currencies are seeing their market cap shrink severely. All regulation issues aside, one of the biggest criticism is that people fail to see the proper application of the technology in improving everyday challenges and therefore are just considered a mere tool for financial speculation Although many ICOs promise products or p...

Ishtiaque HossainJuris Technologies Sdn Bhd - Federal Territory Of Kuala Lumpur

4 AI Use Cases in Fintech in 2018 according to PwC and Gartner

26 December 2017  |  13405 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

According to Gartner, by the end of 2020, 20% of citizens in developed nations will use AI for everyday operational tasks and a whopping 85% of CIOs (Chief Information Officers) will be piloting AI programs for their organizations through buy, build and outsourcing efforts. By the end of 2018, use of AI is predicted to be widespread through common...

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Hugh Whitehill
Hugh WhitehillLink. Client Onboarding KYC - Hong Kong

Compliance in the Cloud?

04 July 2017  |  2155 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 1

There is always a trade-off If you ask a cyber security expert to secure your enterprise environment, they may not allow anyone to login or even access email remotely and would request that you use pa...

TagsRisk & regulationInnovation
Ziv Cohen
Ziv CohenPaygilant - Ramat Gan

How Can India Best Prepare for a Cashless Economy?

26 May 2017  |  10537 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

When Prime Minister Modi announced his demonetization policy on November 8, 2016, suddenly eliminating 86% of the currency in circulation, it was a sudden shock to the Indian economy, a country where ...

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Rolf Van Der Pol
Rolf Van Der Poli-KYC - Singapore

Trade Based Money Laundering, it’s a craft to fight it

09 May 2017  |  71 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

Hong Kong is only one country where regulators are focusing more and more on TBML as can be read in this article http://www.gtreview.com/news/asia/hk-banks-warned-over-trade-based-money-launderin

TagsRisk & regulationTransaction banking
Rolf Van Der Pol
Rolf Van Der Poli-KYC - Singapore

A best-practice model for compliant banking

11 April 2017  |  63 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

In a recent article by Pjotr Kaminski and Kate Robu both working for McKinsey&Company an outline is given for a more structural solution to deal with ever increasing regulatory requirements and

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Rolf Van Der Pol
Rolf Van Der Poli-KYC - Singapore

Lack of confidence in your AML CFT program? Why?

21 March 2017  |  3662 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

A substantial number of compliance officers (about 44 per cent) lack confidence in the anti-money laundering (AML) programs of their organizations, according to a new report (#mce_temp_url#) That’s a...

TagsRisk & regulationInnovation
Monica Jasuja
Monica JasujaMasterCard India - New Delhi

Decoding the Policy Impact of India's Union Budget 2017 on Digital Payments

18 February 2017  |  9593 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

As the noise around the Union Budget 2017 has considerably reduced and state elections in India have occupied our minds, its time to do a policy changes in the budget that impact Digital Payments in I...

TagsMobile & onlinePayments
Monica Jasuja
Monica JasujaMasterCard India - New Delhi

Decoding Union Budget 2017's Impact on Digital Payments in India - Part 1

05 February 2017  |  7731 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

As Finance Minister Shri Arun Jaitley stepped into Parliament on February 1st 2017, the weight of an entire nation and the world rested on his able shoulders as he unveiled India’s first budget post D...

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Kunal Patel
Kunal PatelStartupbootcamp - FinTech Accelerator - Mumbai - India

Blockchain Technology - Knowledge Sharing

12 August 2016  |  8891 views  |  1 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

There doesn’t seem to be a day that goes by without someone talking about Blockchain, I’ve read countless articles, read plenty of whitepapers produced from the likes of consulting firms, banks and te...

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