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Rodrigo Zepeda

The ‘Bitcoin (Crypto) ETF’ Primer Series: PART I

By Rodrigo Zepeda, CEO, Storm-7 Consulting INTRODUCTION In recent years, terms such as ‘Crypto ETF’, ‘Bitcoin ETF’, ‘Bitcoin futures ETF’, and ‘Bitcoin spot ETF’, seem to have been widely featured in ...

28 Jun 2022
Cryptocurrency Insights
Justin Silsbury

SME Banking: Then, Now and Next

In 2017, the United Nations General Assembly declared 27th June as Micro, Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises Day (MSME Day) recognizing the economic and social contribution of these enterprises, which...

28 Jun 2022
Banking Strategy, Digital and Transformation
Peter Heywood

Developing a successful multi-cloud strategy for banks

The cost-efficiency potential of the cloud is attracting banks and financial services companies to ditch their legacy platforms and modernise their systems with cloud technologies. This would have bee...

28 Jun 2022
Banking Strategy, Digital and Transformation
Karthikeyan Rengasamy

Leap Forward with Quantum Algorithms in High Frequency Trading

For almost half a century, scientists across the world have put significant efforts in building quantum computers and were looking at use cases for wider adoption. Quantum Computing is a parallel com

27 Jun 2022
Capital Markets Technology
Brad Goodall

Account to Account: The Next Big Thing in Payment Options

Account to Account: The Next Big Thing in Payment Options While contactless payment took years to gain momentum, most people now cannot imagine life without it, and it accounts for over a quarter of a...

27 Jun 2022
Frictionless Payments
Tamar Gershon


There are lots of factors to consider when choosing payment solutions for your business. Finding the best payment service provider for your specific needs is crucial to your company’s success, as they...

27 Jun 2022
John Bertrand

Long Finance – The Future of UK Fraud (

The observation that “The International nature of fraud is not just on the rise, rather it is endemic” sums up the Future of Fraud in a compelling and disquieting manner. There are no simple answers....

27 Jun 2022
Banking Strategy, Digital and Transformation
Paul Marcantonio

What Challenges Do Payment Sanctions Bring to the UK Travel and Aviation Industries?

As the tourism industry finally begins to make a full recovery from COVID-19 and its resulting travel restrictions, there have recently been fresh worries that sanctions brought on by the conflict in ...

27 Jun 2022
Caleb Woo

How Unsettled Trades can affect your regulatory position for shareholding disclosure

Have you considered the impact of unsettled trades on shareholding reporting? How hard can shareholding disclosure be? Just load your positions and see if you are over the threshold right? Not exactly...

25 Jun 2022
Rodrigo Zepeda

The Model Mandatory Disclosure Rules (‘AEOI PHASE 3’) Briefing Series: PART IV

By Rodrigo Zepeda, CEO, Storm-7 Consulting GLOBAL AND NATIONAL ESTIMATES OF TAX EVASION The most recent estimates of the cost of global tax evasion to governments around the world is nearly $500 billi...

24 Jun 2022
Exposing Financial Crime
Donica Venter

Destination: Moon. An Overview of the Global Open Banking Market

As the banking industry continues to develop, open banking is becoming increasingly popular as it allows consumers to enjoy faster, cheaper and more personalised banking solutions. The fintech industr...

24 Jun 2022
Open Banking
David Bomser

Core Banking Can Be Deployed Successfully in the Cloud and Community Banks Should Cheer

The mainstream acceptance of the cloud as a practical deployment option presents new opportunities for financial services institutions, especially for community banks. A decade ago the cloud was reser...

23 Jun 2022
Cloud Banking out of the Box

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