Transaction Banking

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2010 the start of the Debit Card Decade?

With the pain of the Banking induced recession, the ending of the ‘credit on demand' society, the growing animosity of the banking regulators, and the falling from fashion of the credit card, will its...

12 Nov 2009
Cedric Pariente

Some People Can't Resist Chocolate!

Others can't resist gambling, drinking, smoking... There are plenty of vices on earth. But I think gambling is the most vicious. Not necessarily the most dangerous for health, but definitely the most ...

07 Nov 2009
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Bank Restructuring Wrong on so Many Levels

"I believe what we have here is a better deal for the taxpayer," so says Alastair Darling. No it isn't. The best thing for the taxpayer is for these institutions to be nursed back to healt...

03 Nov 2009
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You like me....you really really like me...

Okay, I realize that unless you are a perpetual movie geek like me, you may not remember Sally Field's much maligned Academy Award acceptance speech ( I've happily included a clip so you can view it ...

14 Oct 2009
George Ravich

SibosEye-Opener: Why Can't a Payment be More Like a FedEx?

Sibos was once again a hectic, frenetic week of meetings and eye-opening conversations. Fundtech was fortunate to announce BofA as its first customer for its new SOA payments platform. The explanation...

25 Sep 2009
Bo Harald

High Level Group spot on

EUROPEAN COMMISSION - High Level Group of Independent Stakeholders on Administrative Burdens exerpts from OPINION OF THE HIGH LEVEL GROUP "The VAT Directive explicitly allows the use of electroni...

18 Sep 2009
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Using Card Readers for the Sake of It...?

I had an interesting experience in my local bank branch the other day. I went in to withdraw cash (the ATM doesn't dispense £1 coins and £5 notes), only to find that the process had changed - signifi...

16 Sep 2009
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It Would Almost Be Funny If It Wasn't So Sad

I guess it would be easy to say that Mr. Bernanke's recent disclosure that he was a victim of identity theft is yet another example of instant karma, cruel (or deserved) irony, cosmic justice, etc, et...

31 Aug 2009
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IT: A True Underdog Story

I found that if you have a goal, that you might not reach it. But if you don't have one, then you are never disappointed. And I gotta tell ya, it feels phenomenal.~ Peter LaFleur Every decade or so, ...

07 Aug 2009
George Ravich

A silver lining with a smile?

Of course the silver lining had to show up at some point – at our recent US client conference, we surveyed 80 mid-sized US banks and 75% agreed that the credit crunch is presenting real and “unprecede...

06 Aug 2009