Naina Lal Kidwai, HSBC's group general manager and country head, India, spoke to Finextra about sustainable banking and microfinance, mobile technology, and how India's strength in outsourcing services for the global financial industy has impacted its own banking industry.
On 25 September, Finextra hosted a roundtable discussion with a number of leading advisors and investors in the financial technology sector. The discussion covered a review of how the number, scale and profile of deals has changed after one year of the credit crunch, and what trends we are likely to see in 2009 and beyond.
Keith Saxton and Suzanne Duncan of IBM are joined by Lee Hodgkinson of SWX Europe to discuss structural changes in the market driven by the financial crisis, shifts in liquidity power, the usefulness of dark liquidity pools, and removing cost from the industry.
Ace Software's Parth Desai talks about the business drivers behind increasing adoption of second generation payment systems. He also describes the benefits that a service-oriented architecture approach, coupled with the ISO 20022 standard and intelligent processing, can provide.
David Hodgkinson, Group Chief Operating Officer, HSBC, spoke to Finextra about post-credit-crunch risk management, changes in approach to funding and liquidity management, and standardisation of global operations through the One HSBC programme.
JPMorgan, Nordea, Pohjola and UBS were among participants in a roundtable discussion on payments convergence held at EBAday2008 in Helsinki, Finland in June.
Andrew Long, HSBC's group general manager and head of global transaction banking, spoke to Finextra about the challenges of long-term planning, the impact of Sepa on banks in Europe, and standardising corporate offerings globally.
SunGard Astec Analytics looks at the effect of the SEC's July special order on the securities lending market.
In this six-minute video Lee Hodgkinson, CEO, SWX Europe, talks about the case for non-displayed liquidity in Europe. He discusses competition among new and traditional execution venues post-MiFID, the launch of SWX Swiss Block, working with NYFIX and staying ahead in the race for low-latency and innovation.
This German-language video from the Austrian Payments Council outlines the key steps of Sepa migration.
Bo Harald, chairman, EC Expert Group on e-Invoicing, spoke to Finextra at EBAday in Helsinki about the progress being made by industry bodies to lay the groundwork for wider adoption of e-invoicing in the European single market. In this video he outlines some of the benefits for corporates, SMEs and banks in increasing financial supply chain efficiency, and describes the steps being taken to achieve standard processes and a common legal foundation for e-invoices in Europe.
EBA Chairman Hansjörg Nymphius spoke to Finextra about current industry work to reflect corporate input on Sepa deployment, and drive regional e-invoicing. In this video he also discusses national implementation of the Payment Services Directive, and standardisation efforts.