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John Bertrand

Scamdemic – forecasting the future cost of authorised push payment (APP) fraud

According to UK Finance, there was a 71% increase in APP fraud in the first six months of this year, reaching £355m(1). The question is what does the future of costs look like. Let’s take a look at th...

29 Nov 2021
Banking Strategy, Digital and Transformation
Jamel Derdour

Payments in a Metaverse

Much has been written of late about how the metaverse will be the evolution of the internet as we know it. With the rebranding of Facebook (now Meta) the metaverse has been pushed into the limelight w...

29 Nov 2021
Innovation in Financial Services
Yahya Mohamed Mao

Governance, Risk Management And Compliance —Effectively Raising Risk Intelligence Culture

Since the early 2000s, several industry and government agencies have expanded their compliance rules that address companies’ risk management plans, policies, and procedures. Image: What to Know: Sup...

28 Nov 2021
Operational Risk Management
Dennis Van Der Vecht

Multichain Vs Ethereum — The battle is on

Research conducted by GrandReview has shown that the blockchain market is set to reach USD 394.60 billion by 2028 and there’s no sign of this rapid growth slowing down any time soon. When blockchain w...

26 Nov 2021
Blockchain Observations
Diederick Van Thiel

Sustainable Game Changers with balls

Turning the tide Between 1995 and 2010 I climbed the corporate ladder into the multi-national board room. I was a trained Dutch economist and former navy seal that rigorously drove growth for the bran...

26 Nov 2021
Innovation in Financial Services
Alastair Lauder

The three steps in fixing data for the fight against financial crime

The global cost of financial crime compliance is estimated to be $213.9bn, according to Lexis Nexis’ Global Cost of Compliance 2020 report, up from $180.9bn the previous year. And this is expected to ...

26 Nov 2021
Exposing Financial Crime
David Royle

Why is UK retail banking blind to significant cost savings?

As consumers we’re more than happy to hunt out the best mortgage deal, the best utility company to sign up to (now more than ever) and the most competitive motor insurance policy. Thanks to price com...

25 Nov 2021
healty banking future
Paul Christensen

What Does BNPL Mean for the World of B2B Payments?

It seems ironic that Buy Now Pay Later (BNPL) offerings are considered a touchstone of customer-centricity in today’s highly sophisticated payments sector. In-store credit has been present across B2C ...

25 Nov 2021
Victor Martin

How to Make a Game App for a Business Startup?

Mobile games are the highest revenue earners among all apps. It also offers the unparalleled creative scope to build something that immediately engages game players and turns the public's attention to...

25 Nov 2021
Business Knowledge for IT
Anna Kuzmina

From technology to politics

I haven’t paid close attention to tech conferences’ moods for a while. When I switched back on, I got taken aback by how much the information agenda changed. Never have I ever heard that much politics...

25 Nov 2021
Karol Stepien

Forex for SMEs — Integrated Solutions are the Answer

Did you know that the foreign exchange market is the largest market in the world? According to the 2019 Triennial Central Bank Survey of FX and OTC derivatives markets, it exceeds a daily volume of $...

24 Nov 2021
Anne Plested

Catching up on events – 40 years of the ISIN

The 1980s brought us the first space shuttle, personal computers, the Internet, and the dismantling of the Berlin Wall. But that’s not all. Did anyone else feel just a hint of nostalgia when the Assoc...

24 Nov 2021