Global Payments & Transfers Insights
23rd November 2017
It’s almost time for the Treasury Leaders Summit that will take place on the 5th and 6th of December in London, where senior treasury and finance leaders from across global capitals will come together to discuss the key issues impacting their industry. With a schedule packed with in-depth talks on the future of treasury and how to successful... read more
22nd November 2017
Chris Gledhill, CEO of Secco Aura and frequently referenced as one of the top 10 fintech influencers, speaks to bobsguide about going beyond 'incremental innovation' towards genuine, irreversible disruption.
How did you get into banking?
I started off on the tech side with a degree in computer science from university, and went... read more
20th November 2017
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
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
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
13th November 2017
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
10th November 2017
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
10th November 2017
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
9th November 2017
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
8th November 2017
#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