Global Payments & Transfers Insights

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Innovations in payments: Scott Galit, CEO of Payoneer interview

20th November 2017

Company: bobsguide
PaymentEye sat down with Scott Galit at Money20/20 to discuss the future of e-commerce, how technology and the internet are transforming the industry and Payoneer’s initiatives of working with small businesses. What is the objective behind Payoneer? Our goal at Payoneer is to empower our customers by enabling them to pay and get paid as... read more
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How banks should combat the tightening squeeze caused by KYC compliance requirements

20th November 2017

Outsourcing KYC is a good way for banks to safeguard their continued regulatory compliance and control spiralling costs, explains Toby Tiala, Programme Director, Equiniti KYC Solutions. In a bid to combat money laundering, market manipulation and even terror funding, the rising tide of conduct-based regulations continues to challenge banks... read more
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Advanced analytics: A primer for AML compliance professionals

16th November 2017

"Advanced analytics” along with words like machine learning, artificial intelligence (AI), supervised and unsupervised techniques, and anomaly detection have quickly become buzz phrases in the anti-money laundering (AML) compliance sphere.  But what, exactly, do these terms mean, and how do we use these technologies to improve our... read more
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Does PSD2 lack the infrastructure to be enforced until 2019?

13th November 2017

Company: bobsguide
Market uncertainty, a lack of necessary infrastructure and enforced regulatory standards means that the revised European Payment Services Directive (PSD2) may not be actively enforced until mid-2019. “There is a misconception that PSD2 will hit hard in January 2018 but it doesn’t really,” Lu Zurawski, solutions... read more
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KYC pain: Financial institutions and their clients are still struggling with ongoing challenges

10th November 2017

Company: Thomson Reuters
Dominic Mac - Global Head of KYC industry Solutions, Thomson Reuters New Thomson Reuters research into Know Your Customer (KYC) related challenges impacting financial institutions (FIs) and their corporate clients reveals that many of the issues raised by the company’s 2016 survey remain.  FIs report rising onboarding... read more
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Is blockchain usage at a tipping point?

10th November 2017

Company: bobsguide
As blockchain business cases are emerging, companies are now looking at issues of data privacy, liability and cross-organisation cooperation. Trade finance and supply chain finance blockchain platforms are proving to be popular, Lata Varghese, Cognizant’s vice president and leader of its blockchain and distributed... read more
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Digital transformation: ING Chief Innovation Officer on the need to future-proof

9th November 2017

Company: bobsguide
Ignacio Juliá Vilar, Chief Innovation Officer, speaks to bobsguide about ING’s historic fintech roots, the bank’s strategy to stay competitive, and the plan for a PSD2 future. How do you approach innovation? We look at the three Cs - customer, culture and connection. Customer: we’re changing the shape of products... read more
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Countdown to PSD2: What you should know ten weeks from implementation

8th November 2017

Company: bobsguide
#PSD2FinishLine recently started trending on Twitter. As the country slowly grows in excitement throughout the month of November, with the C-word on the tip of their tongues and supermarkets vying for the best TV advert, banks look to the new year nervously. Even if they’re prepared. Even if they’ve got the architecture in place or have... read more
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TMS Guide 2017: The future is mobile, regardless of regulations

7th November 2017

Company: bobsguide
PSD2 heralds a new dawn for mobile payments, as the regulatory technical standards around the upcoming European open banking regulations are expected to put mobile devices at the heart of new payment techniques. Strong customer authentication required by PSD2 is key as well as initiating, and authenticating, transfers directly from bank accounts... read more