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Ralf Ohlhausen

Obstacles per se

The closer we come to 14th September 2019, the implementation deadline for the RTS on SCA & CSC, which details much of the PSD2 legislation, the less room we have for unclarity about its stipulati...

17 Aug 2019
Jesse Champagne

Customer Retention: How Can Your Business Ensure Repeat Customers?

Do you know what’s better than acquiring a new customer? No, the answer isn’t “two customers.” It’s retaining a repeat customer! In my last post, I showed you the stats on customer retention, and t...

16 Aug 2019
Amy T

Getting Started with Crypto Trading: A Brief Overview

Cryptocurrencies are all around us, and the market is hotter than ever. And there are many reasons to believe that this situation will continue in pretty much the same way in the near future. Not only...

16 Aug 2019
Whatever...
Andrew Stevens

The CMA’s latest customer satisfaction in banking survey

The Competition and Markets Authority has published its latest personal banking service quality report. The survey asked UK current account holders how likely they would be to recommend their provider...

16 Aug 2019
Banking Strategy, Digital and Transformation
Pooja K

Venture Capital vs Private Funding

If you're currently seeking to raise capital for your business, it's worth knowing the difference between venture capital and private funding. Both are valid methods to help finance companies. The t...

16 Aug 2019
Capital Markets Technology
René Hendrikse

PSD2: It's Time For Digital Banking And E-Commerce To Innovate

Like many recent inventions, digital banking and e-commerce have made our lives substantially better. Designed to save time and money, they’ve empowered consumers, created thriving marketplaces and al...

16 Aug 2019
Fintech
Barley Laing

Time to prepare for the Fifth Anti-Money Laundering Directive

Hot on the heels of the Fourth Anti-Money Laundering Directive (4AMLD), the fifth version (5AMLD) is set to become law throughout the EU on 10 January 2020. With a focus on strengthening transparency ...

16 Aug 2019
Banking Strategy, Digital and Transformation
Charlotte Longman

Market Abuse Regulation three years on: is this still a priority for the regulator?

Charlotte Longman, Senior Principal Consultant, ACA Compliance Group This week marks three years since the Market Abuse Regulation (MAR) overhauled the civil market abuse regime across Europe, repeali...

16 Aug 2019
Capital Markets Technology
Breana Patel

Bigger Banks are here to stay

Banking Is More Than Software Disruption is the current name of the game. The promise is it will upturn any economic sector that’s not sufficiently hip to the new ways of doing business. In some cases...

15 Aug 2019
Digital Banking, Mortgages and Savings
Pooja K

BND Capital: The case for discretionary investment management

Most individuals aim to invest a reasonable amount of their assets for the future, in a way that ensures adequate growth and capital preservation. But investing can be very hard and many struggle to f...

15 Aug 2019
Financial Inclusion
Anne Plested

Catch 22: The share trading obligation

MiFID II refined the definition of OTC trading for equities, making it more difficult for firms to trade away from recognised trading venues or outside of a systematic internaliser (SI). Introduced in...

15 Aug 2019
Andrew Stevens

Extinction, or revolution: has the time come for banks to move away from dedicated apps?

Mobile banking applications have become a common resource for customers over the past decade, from checking balances to transferring money between accounts and setting up new payments. The boom in dig...

15 Aug 2019
Online Banking