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Strong global enforcement culture set to continue in 2016

Looking ahead to 2016, it’s clear there are going to be new KYC rules drafted or implemented around the world. These new rules will require banks and investment managers to challenge the way they cond...

14 Dec 2015
Nischala Murthy Kaushik

Is your fintech company making the marketing communication mistake most businesses make?

The marketing communication mistake most businesses make is "Talking mostly about themselves, not about their customer and WIIFM (What's in it for me?) with respect to the customer" A school...

14 Dec 2015
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Blockchain: An Informal Investigation of Strategic Competition for Profit Pools

If You Can't Beat Them, Join Them First of all, a confession is due. After weeks of fretting over the futility of predicting the future of technology, I have now formally joined the high minded sport ...

13 Dec 2015
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Moving payment in the cloud applications forward - it shouldn't just be about deployment.

Over the past few years the decision to deploy applications in the cloud has been mainly one of IT strategy: is it more cost effective and/or efficient to opt for a cloud-based deployment model rather...

11 Dec 2015
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Digital currencies will be an inevitable part of our futures.

The list of security features that digital currencies have that cash cannot ever have is quite impressive. Digital currencies have a tenth of the cost of manufacturing and distributing actual notes an...

11 Dec 2015
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MiFIR: How ISINs Work: 5

What happens if an ISIN issuer for a country hasn't issued or doesn't want to issue ISINs for some asset classes or instrument types? What if a country has no official ISIN issuer? That's where &quo...

11 Dec 2015
Colin Dean

Digital innovation offers rewards, but firms must consider risk and regulation

The challenge posed by new technology-focused institutions, aiming to capture market share from existing players, is forcing the entire sector to innovate, with significant advantages in terms of both...

11 Dec 2015
Aparty Behera

Message Standardization approach towards Risk Data Aggregation

The second and third principle of RDA (BCBS239) emphasizes on reliable risk data management framework. Data should be complete enough to reflect the enterprise-wide view of risk to all the stakeholder...

11 Dec 2015
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Millennials won’t be millennials forever, keep hold of the branch

Shaped by the economy, globalisation and social media; millennials are a generation that rely on peer influence to make important decisions. Making up 23% of the UK population, they are extremely valu...

10 Dec 2015
Robert Siciliano

8 ways to avoid holiday shopping scams

So what will you be doing this holiday season to avoid getting scammed? The scammers really come out of the woodwork during the holidays, waiting to snatch their victims. It’s easier than you think to...

10 Dec 2015
Steve Cook

EBA sets out plans to exempt some payments from strong customer authentication rules under PSD2

December 9th - Businesses and consumers could be able to sanction low-value payments, payments made to "trusted beneficiaries" and the transfer of funds between different payment accounts th...

10 Dec 2015
Neil Crammond

PARTNERS IN CRIME

PARIS EURONEXT & VIRTU FINANCIAL FINED $5 MILLION EACH ! Finally after countless complaints over numerous years a regulator ha finally punished an exchange for failing to provide fair and or...

09 Dec 2015