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Robert Siciliano

100 person identity theft ring busted

This year, one of the biggest identity theft rings originating from Minnesota was prosecuted—spanning 14 states and involving hundreds of victims. Total theft exceeded $2.5 million, and major retailer...

07 Dec 2013
Elton Cane

Are bank tellers an endangered species?

When I recently spoke to a young family acquaintance who had taken a job as a bank teller, it got me thinking about the changing nature of that role, and its future prospects. Particularly as I recall...

06 Dec 2013
Future Finance
Penny Hembrow

A wonderful digital time

The metaphor of Amazon being Santa’s grotto of the 21st century, has been used many times before. But it is an interesting one, simply because it illuminates where we are as a society. Holiday gift s...

06 Dec 2013
A Finextra Member

BLE and NFC: Combine to Succeed

Since the release of the iPhone 5S, conversations surrounding one of its most prominent features the iBeacon, which exploits a new variant of Bluetooth technology which uses considerably lower power, ...

06 Dec 2013
A Finextra Member

Predictive Analytics, a game changer for transaction banking

Transaction banking has made huge strides in recent years. The easy availability of new technologies has improved operating efficiencies and accuracy. Apart from this, the speed of transactions has al...

06 Dec 2013
A Finextra Member

Brazil einvoicing checklist for 2014 mandates

In our continued conversations with multinationals around the new version of the Nota Fiscal process and schema, we continue to find that many companies don't fully understand the breadth of the legis...

05 Dec 2013
Electronic invoicing
Steve Goswell

SR2014 starts NOW!

The annual SWIFT Standards Release is a remarkable animal. Generally speaking, the financial industry does not like to be told what to do; we hire expensive lawyers to lobby against proposed regula

05 Dec 2013
Standards Forum
Dan Barnes

Unlicensed premises

It must be hard trying to start out in the world of banking. There are all of these massive competitors, hoovering up business, and there is no way to match their scale. Without scale, you cannot pay ...

05 Dec 2013
Future Finance
A Finextra Member

New Benefits System and Financial Exclusion

Residents without bank accounts at risk of arrears under new benefits system http://www.theguardian.com/housing-network/2013/dec/02/universal-credit-housing-benefit-banking Universal credit will be pa...

05 Dec 2013
A Finextra Member

FCA sets out conduct expectation for insurers

Clive Adamson, the Financial Conduct Authority’s (FCA) Director of Supervision, spoke at the Insurance Institute of London. In his speech, Mr Adamson discussed the FCA’s overall aim for the insurance...

05 Dec 2013
Financial Services Regulation
A Finextra Member

Is innovation in your DNA?

The emphasis on innovation has never been more acute; that has been clearly established based on the findings of this year's Efma-Infosys Innovation in Retail Banking study. But the study has also fou...

05 Dec 2013
Andre Malinowski

SEPA is coming to town

SEPA, the so called Single Euro Payments Area, is a combined effort of the EU governments, the European Commission and the European Central Bank to create one integrated payments market across Europe ...

04 Dec 2013