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Overcoming the challenges of cross-border trade

25th September 2017

Company: PayU
Cross-border trade represents one of the biggest business opportunities available to merchants from around the globe. Recent estimates have the cross-border market growing from $401bn in 2016 to $994 billion in 2020. Nearly two-thirds of cross-border business will come from high growth markets such as Asia and Latin America. Yet, with this... read more
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How to combat bad trading behaviour in the FX market

25th September 2017

Company: bobsguide
Roger Rutherford, Chief Operating Officer at ParFX, speaks to bobsguide about the tech (r)evolution in the FX market, the impact of bad trading behaviour, and why an equal and fair platform is good for all. Tell us about your route into trading. I started my career in London in 1986, moving to New York in 1989 where I spent nine years in... read more
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To buy or to build? Why underestimating the value of vendors may have long term effects

25th September 2017

Company: SimCorp
The age-old debate of buy vs build passionately divides many in the asset management industry. There is, and always will be, a time and a place for both. But in today’s fast paced global market, the case for innovative and security managed investment technology solutions is becoming even more compelling. This is often the case with front... read more
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Editor’s picks: The many applications of Machine Learning in banking

22nd September 2017

Company: bobsguide
Can robots and data stop banks terror financing? Vicky Beckett, Editor, GTNews Buying a new printer from ISIS is probably not how many people envision their stationary shopping to proceed. But it was only a month ago that the FBI announced that it had found a senior Islamic State (ISIS) official sent money to an alleged operative based in the... read more
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How the cloud offers solutions to MiFID II compliance

22nd September 2017

Company: Hedgd
MiFID II does not require an Order Management System (OMS) to be present within an organisation and it is possible to meet the regulation without one. However the ability to comply can be made simpler by having an OMS within the workflow. The Order Management System is an application that has existed in the hedge fund and asset management... read more
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How HSBC is using AI in its anti-money laundering compliance

21st September 2017

Company: bobsguide
Gurjeet Singh, co-founder and Executive Chairman of Ayasdi, spoke to bobsguide about the challenges of compliance with anti-money laundering, the characteristics of AI, and how AI is vastly improving false positive rates on suspicious security reports. How did you find your way to Ayasdi? I did my graduate work in computational mathematics... read more
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Taking control of data access: Reducing risk ahead of the GDPR

21st September 2017

Company: Varonis
Matt Lock, Director of Sales Engineers, Varonis The legal implementation of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is looming and with data volumes set to grow, it’s never been more important for the financial sector to take control of their data. However, a recent global report has found that 76% of IT decision makers in the... read more
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Can robots and data stop banks terror financing?

20th September 2017

Company: bobsguide
Buying a new printer from ISIS is probably not how many people envision their stationary shopping to proceed. But it was only a month ago that the FBI announced that it had found a senior Islamic State (ISIS) official sent money to an alleged operative based in the US via a global financial network that used fake eBay sales to mask... read more
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How AI and automation are changing the insurance industry

20th September 2017

Company: Fujitsu
Average car insurance premiums have gone up by 11 percent in the past year, according to recent data from the Association of British Insurers (ABI). Insurance has always been a grudge purchase, but with prices soaring, consumers are questioning the value for money they’re getting with their policies. Fujitsu’s own New Pace of Change... read more