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SFTR report: firms preparing for a "tsunami of data"

16th October 2018

Company: bobsguide
When the Financial Stability Board (FSB) published its guidelines to national and regional regulators to encourage greater oversight into financial markets, even they couldn’t foresee the deluge of rules and compliance requirements those regulators would begin to craft. In Europe, the most onerous regimes constructed by the European... read more
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The million-dollar payments question: ‘Request to Pay’ vs the rest of the ‘pays’

8th October 2018

Company: ACI Worldwide
A few weeks ago, I sat on a webinar panel discussing the concept of Request for Pay (RfP) and what the implications will be for the US market when it is made available as part of The Clearing House’s Real-Time Payments (RTP) network. I was joined by my esteemed partners Keith Gray from the Clearing House and George Evers from Vocalink, and at... read more
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Evolution at the coalface: The future role of fraud operations

8th October 2018

The potential impact and role of Artificial Intelligence (AI) is undeniable. We increasingly see highly repetitive tasks moving from human manual labour, to machine-based automation. Fraud prevention is often labelled as one of the ‘quick wins’ for AI, and there is no dispute that the technology’s use is driving better detection. ... read more
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The rise and rise of APIs

24th September 2018

Much has been written about the role of application programmable interfaces or APIs, which are in ubiquitous use these days, although mention APIs to experienced technology professionals and you get raised eyebrows and shaking of heads in unison, decrying API novelty with a diatribe evidencing long term prior use. In simple terms, APIs... read more
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Banking innovation: incumbents hit back at challengers

20th September 2018

Company: bobsguide
Speaking at the Global Digital Banking Conference, Ruchir Rodrigues, managing director of digital banking at Barclays, took to the stage to deliver a presentation that the agenda described as ‘Digital Banking: Imagination to Execution’. “At Barclays the whole bank is digital,” he began, “you could say we’re... read more
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A first look at the GIPS Standards 2020: What you need to know?

20th September 2018

Company: StatPro Group
Heavy regulation in an industry is usually synonymous with a large body of standards expected of its participants. Aviation, for instance, is loaded with rules and regulations on everything from cabin lighting to the number of flight hours permitted between engine overhauls. Partly as a response, virtually every facet of the industry –... read more
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From the ground up: Building a compliance analytics program

20th September 2018

In the fight against financial crimes, today’s organizations must focus on building compliance programs that are increasingly driven by analytics. While PwC’s Global Economic Crime and Fraud Survey 2018 indicates that 42 percent of companies have increased their spending over the past two years to combat financial crime (an increase of... read more
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Increasing regulatory complexity and the cost of compliance

18th September 2018

Company: Pendo Systems
Between 2009 and end of 2017, regulators in the US and Europe have imposed $342bn of fines on banks for misconduct, including violation of AML rules. Estimates suggest that is likely to top $400bn by 2020. Responsible for monitoring money laundering or theft, and detection of any potential financing of terrorism (CFT), FIs must perform KYC... read more
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Designing a digital- and customer-first banking experience

13th September 2018

Company: bobsguide
Legacy banks have traditionally held the position of power but, shackled by the constraints of their own legacy issues, their efforts to withstand the tremors of disruption are starting to fall short. This shift in the financial landscape has given rise to a new breed of banking experience that answers the demands of savvy and time-poor... read more