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How Safe is Your Mobile Wallet?

Consumers love alternatives, especially if the alternative is easy to use and already part of their everyday life. However, most consumers who undertake e-commerce using their mobile device are woefu...

20 Dec 2011
Information Security
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Forecast 2012 - Thirteen Truths of Pipeline Management

T H I R T E E N T R U T H S O F P I P E L I N E M A N A G E M E N T Truth #1: The first truth of pipeline management is, as you might expect, that a strong pipeline avoids the quarter end crunch...

20 Dec 2011
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Better Joy Through Finance

The holidays are, for some, an unbearably stressful time of year. The food, the parties, the relatives, and, of course, the gifts, all conspire to make miserable what should be fun and enjoyable. He...

19 Dec 2011
Finance 2.0
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OTC clearing: show me the money

As a result of OTC clearing reform – Dodd-Frank, EMIR – the cost of OTC deals is clearly going to rise, and spreads and volumes are going to fall. Who can make money in a market like that? With the co...

19 Dec 2011
Pat Carroll

An endless challenge? Or a new beginning?

In my last blog post I wrote about the problems banks will have with fraud detection when the three day payment process window shortens dramatically from January 2012. Because existing risk-engine str...

19 Dec 2011
Innovation in Financial Services
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I can't believe you did that Co-Op

It baffles my brains that a bank would even consider buying 632 branches off Lloyds when they don't even have any investment in mobile banking. They have just made a big investment in the past and Ll...

16 Dec 2011
Robert Siciliano

Managing Family Time On The iPad or iPhone

On our way home from a recent family vacation, my two year old grew understandably anxious and uncooperative while waiting for a flight in an airport terminal. So I handed over my iPhone, hoping to di...

16 Dec 2011
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The Double-Edged Sword of the Wealth Continuum

Movement along the wealth continuum, where clients’ wealth can both rise and fall, has intensified in recent times and has brought with it a raft of challenges for wealth managers. Although investors’...

15 Dec 2011
Bo Harald

Saving tax payers' money

We have on many occasions stressed the need for the public sector to more aggressively - save their own operating costs, - help enterprises to save cost, - drive enterprises across digitalization ...

15 Dec 2011
Innovation in Financial Services
Pat Carroll

New payment rules - new mindset!

As of 1st January 2012, the three-day wait for fund transfers will be over. Banks must ensure that for all electronic payments (e.g. online banking transfers), the money reaches the payee’s account in...

15 Dec 2011
Innovation in Financial Services
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Why Cyber Monday proves things are not so bad after all

The festive period looms and it occurs to me that the whole idea of good will to all men doesn’t seem to extend to the political elite and a press corps bent on spreading gloom faster than the Eyjafja...

14 Dec 2011
Ronan Brennan

Getting the house in order for a post RDR world

2012 is set to be a dynamic year in the financial advisory sector. With the FSA’s Retail Distribution Review (RDR) coming into effect in December 2012, IFAs have to up the ante with standardised prof...

14 Dec 2011