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Fraud, ‘Bots and Bitcoin: Bold treasury predictions for 2018

30th January 2018

Company: Kyriba
2018 is underway, and that means we are obligated to make deep, insightful predictions for the next 12 months. While there is much to draw from, our predictions focus on the following: a) Payments fraud b) Faster payments c) Hedging d) Lease accounting e) CISO and treasury f) Robotics g) Tax reform Payments fraud There... read more
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The five most significant trends in blockchain right now | Blockchain Week 2018 takeaways

30th January 2018

Company: bobsguide
Last week many of the brightest minds in the blockchain development community gathered to share ideas on the technology’s future across a broad range of industries. As was the case in 2017, the widespread opinion continued to be that financial services is a key target industry for blockchain to disrupt, much of the conversation focused... read more
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How APIs can transform vendors into partners

29th January 2018

Company: GlobeTax
The contemporary custodian:  Challenges and opportunities   Custodians have faced existential headwinds for decades, a situation that has escalated in the aftermath of the Global Financial Crisis. Encroachment from new competitors has compressed margins, while additional regulations and paper-intensive processes have increased... read more
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The most significant AI trends for fintech in 2018

29th January 2018

Company: bobsguide
bobsguide caught up with Gurjeet Singh, Co-founder and Executive Chairman of Ayasdi, to discuss how AI will go in 2018. Ayasdi offers an enterprise-grade artificial intelligence platform that leverages big data to make intelligent business applications; for instance, Ayasdi has an application that powers parts of HSBC’s anti-money... read more
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PSD2 is finally here: So what happens next?

26th January 2018

Company: bobsguide
This article was originally published on sister site PaymentEye In the payments industry, 2018 will forever be known as the year of PSD2. But what happens next? The new legislation isn’t unanimously popular, and any financial revolution has the potential to damage the prospects of some businesses. Michael Hocking spoke to two leaders... read more
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The future of risk and compliance: Cognitive robotics process automation

26th January 2018

Many financial institutions globally have started leveraging Robotics Process Automation (RPA) for their Risk and Compliance needs. According to Industry estimates, the overall spend in RPA is going to reach $1bn by 2020 .They also forecast that RPA tools will evolve significantly, and include AI capabilities; the adoption levels for RPA are going... read more
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Will investments on the blockchain democratise capitalism?

25th January 2018

After the financial crash and events such as the Brexit vote, it’s no surprise that new generations are losing their faith in the promise of capitalism. Sascha Ragtschaa, CEO and Co-founder at Chainium, argues that investing on the blockchain could be the answer. In the past ten years the global status quo has been turned on its head,... read more
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Why BNP Paribas is collaborating with GTS in the US Treasuries market | Analysis of the deal

25th January 2018

Company: bobsguide
In late 2017 BNP Paribas announced that it had partnered with global electronic market maker GTS, in order to leverage GTS' trading and technology capabilities with the goal of providing the bank’s clients with deeper liquidity, tighter spreads and further improved pricing in the US Treasuries secondary market.  bobsguide sat down... read more
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The eight blockchain companies to watch out for in 2018

24th January 2018

Company: bobsguide
Also read our top five most significant trends in blockchain right now for even more understanding of the current blockchain landscape. Back by popular demand is the bobsguide ‘fintechs to watch’ series. To kick things off, in this article we list the eight blockchain-based fintechs we think will stand-out from the... read more
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Understanding data lineage in asset management: Where did our data come from?

24th January 2018

Company: AIM Software
Understanding where data comes from or answering simple questions such as “who has modified this value and why?” remains a major challenge. It is widely accepted that data quality underpins an asset manager’s ability to operate its business efficiently whilst also enabling it to meet client reporting and regulatory... read more