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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
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Case study: Dechra & Salmon

12th September 2018

With revenues doubling and rapid expansion leading to an increase from 16 to 36 global business units, Dechra Pharmaceuticals faced a major challenge in managing its cash and treasury operations across the group. In this case study, Dechra’s group treasurer Steve Card explains how they met the challenge. The company Dechra is an... read more
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Instant payments to reshape market

10th September 2018

Company: Nuapay
With the potential to reach nearly another one billion people, instant payments are at the heart of a new global payments landscape. But what is driving interest, and can these new payments meet the immediate needs of today’s consumers, merchants and corporates?  Today, consumers expect and currently perceive instant or near real-time... read more
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Asset management: innovation “behind other sectors”

5th September 2018

Company: bobsguide
Renewed regulation and technological disruption in other areas of financial services are pushing the asset management community towards a critical point. To survive, the community needs to attract the best and brightest fintech talent to solve its very real and very pressing challenges. In response to this changing market, the Investment... read more
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Collaboration key to creating perfect payment experience

3rd September 2018

Company: bobsguide
Payments is a fast-paced sector – new technologies and payment methods are entering the market all the time. This means that the way consumers want to pay for goods and services is rapidly diversifying, as each individual seeks out a more convenient, seamless payment experience. People are no longer happy to wait in line to hand over cash... read more
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Thinking differently about data: the new opportunity for banks

3rd September 2018

Company: Finastra
Often described as the ‘new oil’ or even the currency of the digital economy, data is key to the business strategy of every organization. For banks, building an understanding of how to harness the variety, velocity and volumes of data available to them will dictate the difference between success and failure in the very near future. ... read more
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“We are not a bank”: the lessons new banks take from tech giants

29th August 2018

Company: bobsguide
Techfin might be a more appropriate name for the rise of challengers in the UK’s financial services. “This isn’t banking as you know it” immediately greets the eye on Monzo’s website. Elsewhere, bud, the aggregator app, went so far as to claim not to be a fintech at all: “We're not a bank. We are a tech... read more
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Revolut embraces cryptos

23rd August 2018

Company: bobsguide
Fintech startup Revolut has signalled its intent to appeal to millennials and those with interests in a crypto economy by launching a new card that offers cashback benefits in either cryptocurrencies or fiats. It’s a signal of intent seen from the fintech market aiming to take on traditional banks – many of whom are reluctant to move... read more