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Maria Schuld

Transparency – transformative for today’s banks

The value of transparency in business practices According to, “transparency is defined as a lack of hidden agendas or conditions, accompanied by the availability of full information requi...

27 Jan 2023
Banking Strategy, Digital and Transformation
Tommaso Migliore

AI Adoption Increases AuM, Revenues, and Productivity - Research Finds

‍According to Deloitte, financial institutions that use AI in the investment process grow AuM by 8% and raise productivity by 14%. Now that financial markets have changed, Wealth and Asset Managers ar...

25 Jan 2023
Victor Martin

How Much Should Companies Invest In Their Marketing Spend?

Milan Cundera once declared, "Business has only two functions – marketing and innovation." Even though ongoing studies demonstrate a higher Return On Investment (ROI) with investing in Marke...

24 Jan 2023
Financial Inclusion
Alisa Dicaprio

What the financial sector should expect from blockchain in 2023

We are entering 2023 with tighter belts this year. However, we leave 2022 with unmatched blockchain experience, both good and bad. Will trends from 2022 roll into the new year? We look at how the fina...

20 Jan 2023
Banking Strategy, Digital and Transformation
King Leung

Proactive policies creating “eastern wind” moment for Hong Kong in battle for fintech leadership

In the Chinese novel “Romance of the Three Kingdoms”, military strategist Zhuge Liang prays for the “eastern wind” as the final missing element to feed the fires that would rage across the ships and t...

19 Jan 2023
Asia Financial Services
Alan Vaksman

What can we expect in venture capital in 2023?

From growth in the number of cheques, to startups with stronger economics and more specialised VCs: What can we expect in venture capital in 2023? With a new year ahead of us, the industry is rife wit...

18 Jan 2023
Steve Wilcockson

The Cloud Paradox, and Four Ways Financial Services Firms Can Solve It

Nowhere is cloud use being more dynamically adopted at the moment than in finance - just ask any cloud vendor, from hyperscaler to cloud service provider to SaaS provider, about how strategically impo...

12 Jan 2023
Banking Architecture
Victor Martin

eCommerce Customers Pain Points and Their Tech Solutions

Online shopping is set to take over the retail space, like how mobility has replaced desktops. According to Statista, e-commerce will account for 22% of retail sales globally, doubling within the nex...

12 Jan 2023
Business Knowledge for IT
Jamel Derdour

2023: The year of Embedded Finance

The embedded finance market has been growing at pace since 2020. COVID proved to be a crucial catalyst, accelerating e-commerce, financial digitalisation, and consumers’ changing expectations. To add ...

10 Jan 2023
Embedded Finance
Lissele Pratt

Virtual IBANs: Removing Friction in Cross-Border Payments

Virtual IBANs: Removing Friction in Cross-Border Payments In the past, businesses wanting to engage in cross-border payments had to set up physical bank accounts in each jurisdiction. This was time-co...

10 Jan 2023
Borderless World
Anna Monteiro

A Busy Fourth Quarter for Foreign Direct Investment

It was a busy fourth quarter for regulations concerning foreign direct investment. It seems that not all were watching the World Cup. Several jurisdictions issued consultations concerning qualified ho...

09 Jan 2023
Financial Services Regulation
Paul Shumsky

TOP 5 Fintech Software Solutions Providers In UAE

One of the leading countries currently setting the bar in the developing fintech business in the Arab region is the United Arab Emirates. According to studies, UAE accounted for 47% of all financial t...

09 Jan 2023

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