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Abhinav Paliwal

Transforming Cross-Border Payments with Open Banking APIs

The era of tiresome, hidden cross-border payments is ending, giving way to a smooth, digitized future powered by open banking APIs. This blog explores how these new connections alter the financial e...

07 Feb 2024
Finextra site news
Paul Holland

Will the ‘Pots for Life’ scheme solve the UK’s pension crisis?

The UK is currently in the midst of a pension fund crisis. With state pensions now funded on a pay-as-you-go basis, the average life expectancy rising and the cost-of-living crisis worsening, pensione...

05 Feb 2024
Regulatory Reporting
Satyam Kumar

Gen AI: Ethics and Regulations

In this epoch of AI, serious questions about regulations and laws for AI are being raised but why now, and if not now, what will be the consequences. The question seems valid since we have been workin...

04 Feb 2024
Artificial Intelligence
Drake Paulson

Private market firms struggle to balance growth and operational spend

From 2008 to 2022, private funds enjoyed turbocharged growth when their assets under management (AUM) soared five-fold to reach $13 trillion. The AUM metric came to rival returns as the golden benchma...

30 Jan 2024
Innovation in Financial Services
Nitya Srinivas

UK Pension Dashboard – Opportunities to enhance customer experience

Abstract The current macro-economic situation and high inflation has made individuals concerned whether their savings and pensions will be adequate for a comfortable retirement income. This concern is...

30 Jan 2024
Financial Services Regulation
Helen Child

Happy Sixth Birthday to Open Banking!

Open Banking celebrated six years young on the 15th of January, making this the perfect time to give the industry a JROC (Joint Regulatory Oversight Committee) update. As we look ahead in Open Bankin...

29 Jan 2024
Open Banking
Luigi Wewege

Navigating the Grey Zone: The Double-Edged Sword of Anonymous Messages in Market Dynamics

Information has become as valuable as currency in the current financial sector globally, especially in investment circles. As such the impact of anonymous messages on market dynamics has become a topi...

29 Jan 2024
Financial Services Regulation
Hugo Chamberlain

The Evolution of KYC to KYX: Understanding Your Counterparties

In the realm of financial services and beyond, ‘Know Your Customer’ (KYC) has long been a foundational principle. Initially implemented as a means of combating money laundering, terrorist financing, a...

24 Jan 2024
Saloni Ramakrishna

COP commitments, Climate finance and Climate Risk – A Connected Continuum

The recently concluded COP 28 has, once again, flood lighted the need for focused and positive action to facilitate movement towards a low carbon ecosystem and therefore a sustainable future for all. ...

22 Jan 2024
Banking Strategy, Digital and Transformation
Francesco Fulcoli

EU Agrees on Stricter Anti-Money Laundering Rules

Francesco Fulcoli - Chief Compliance Officer The Council of the European Union and the European Parliament have reached a provisional agreement on reforms to strengthen the EU's anti-money laundering ...

19 Jan 2024
Fatemeh Nikayin

The Next Phase for LLMs for RegTech and Payments

The integration of large language models (LLMs) like GPT-4 in regulatory technology (RegTech) and payment systems marks a new era in the financial sector. With their advanced language processing capab...

17 Jan 2024
Payments strategies 2015-2020-2030
James Whybrow

One year to go on DORA! Why financial services should get ready now

It’s one year down and one to go for European financial organisations to get their houses in order. These institutions will have until January 2025 to ensure their compliance with the Digital Operatio...

17 Jan 2024
Banking Strategy, Digital and Transformation

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