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Howard: Canadian retail banking transformation in full swing

11th May 2018

Company: TALKINGTECH
Canada’s developing retail banking sector has acknowledged that digital advances can reshape the market, offering a wider array of services to millennials who expect better customer experiences, says Simon Howard, director of business development UK and Canada, Talkingtech. However, the rate of change differs across each banking... read more
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Barclays' CIO: "The perfect storm for disruption"

10th May 2018

Company: bobsguide
"We took our eye off the ball," Kirsty Rutter, chief innovation officer of Barclays UK, tells bobsguide in this podcast, "and it was a gift." Rutter goes on to discuss how the challenger banks spotted the gap in the market, executed excellent customer-centric strategies with fantastic technology.  It was a time to... read more
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What exactly do we mean by behavior? And why should it be analyzed?

2nd May 2018

There is an old quote which says that "past performance is not an indication of future outcomes". Modern day trading is no exception. The fact is while the market may surprise the trader - which is incidentally why monitoring moved from t+1 or more, to real-time - it shouldn't be a shock that the majority of successful traders are... read more
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How wealth managers can master the digital client experience

26th April 2018

Company: IRESS
By 2020 customer experience will overtake price and product as a key brand differentiator and for the most part, the experience will be digital. That’s the prediction by customer intelligence consultancy, Walker. As the gap in the mobile and online experiences between financial brands widens, wealth and investment managers must become... read more
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GDPR: The 6 legal bases for processing

25th April 2018

Company: Fenergo
The first principle of data protection requires that all personal data be processed lawfully, fairly and transparently. A legal (or lawful) basis for processing must be satisfied before an organization can process any personal data. GDPR outlines six scenarios in which data processing is legally permitted. Unless the organization can show that... read more
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Technology, MiFID II and 2027: The changing face of the post-trade industry

16th April 2018

The Markets in Financial Instruments Directive (MiFID) II is the largest regulatory change to hit the financial services industry since the crisis. Although the legislation has been in effect since January 2018, the industry is still scrambling to put the infrastructure in place to meet the new transparency requirements. The far-reaching nature of... read more
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How tighter compliance can boost the reputation and value of ICOs

16th April 2018

Company: Accuity
In 2017 Initial Coin Offerings (ICOs) became the hottest new tool for startups, and transitioned from being a relatively unknown fundraising method used in the blockchain community, to raising over $4bn by the end of the year. Just like Kickstarter or Go Fund Me, ICOs let entrepreneurs take their business plans directly to non-accredited (any... read more
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“Banks must prepare for API unknowns”

12th April 2018

Company: bobsguide
A lack of clarity over the potential products and services spawning from the open banking revolution will make it difficult for the industry to prepare for how the market will change. “I don’t think there’s anyone that can tell you what kind of services will be delivered off the back of these APIs,” says Nick White, vice... read more
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Fintalk podcast | 100 day countdown to GDPR

22nd March 2018

Company: bobsguide
On 25 May 2018 the General Data Protection Regulation will come into force in the UK, affecting every business that collects data on its customers. Financial services is one of the industries most heavily affected, so are institutions on top of compliance? With 100 days remaining until its implementation date, we take a closer... read more
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The 2018 Fintech conferences not to miss

20th February 2018

Company: bobsguide
Conferencing is a key part of the fintech industry and the only way to stay up to date with the ever quickening pace of technological change in your sector.  This list provides you with all the dates, prices and event bios all in one, handy place. Be sure to bookmark this page as we will be updating when and where event information is... read more