Insights

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How AI can deliver the personal touch in banking

23rd January 2018

It is ironic that while banks are closing branches and moving to automated, self-service channels they are also trying to offer personalised services to their customers at an individual level. In the past, relationships were developed and deepened with local bank branches staffed by people whose role was to get to know their local customers. ... read more
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Protecting from Ponzi: Tips for detecting shady schemes

23rd January 2018

Company: CaseWare
Since money has existed, there have been people devising ways to defraud others. A Ponzi scheme is one of the oldest forms of fraud, and continues to be rampantly active today. Built on a simple concept, Ponzi schemes are financial crimes that involve an unscrupulous person exploiting individuals by promising them a high return on their... read more
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How third parties are packaging fintechs into best-of-breed solutions post-PSD2

22nd January 2018

Company: bobsguide
Lisa Shields, CEO of FI.SPAN and former founder of Hyperwallet, spoke to bobsguide about how she groups fintechs into services and the ease with which banks can access them through APIs. Think Android app store but for banks.  Tell us about FI.SPAN. I’m responsible for founding, building and running a full-stack fintech... read more
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The House repeal of Dodd-Frank: A sign of the apocalypse or a business opportunity?

22nd January 2018

Company: Pendo Systems
Ten years after the financial crash that led to the Great Recession, experts still don’t agree on which factors were most important in causing it, and consequently what should be done to prevent a repetition. Rick A. Fleming, the investor advocate at the SEC, summarised the impact of the crisis: “About four million families had lost... read more
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Why 2018 will see the end of the traditional concept of the EDM

19th January 2018

Company: Asset Control
Enterprise Data Management (EDM) has long been associated with the disciplines of sourcing, mastering and distributing data that is widely used across different departments in a financial services firm. This typically includes valuation data, instrument master data and entity data. However, major changes in business requirements, regulatory... read more
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The Digital Fortress: Fortifying Your Treasury

19th January 2018

Company: BELLIN
We have been witness to a series of significant security events recently around payment execution, from Leoni in Germany through to ABB in South Korea and SWIFT in Bangladesh to name a few of the major headlines. There have been countless unreported, lower profile fraud cases in other organisations, both successful and attempted. These events are... read more
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Five benefits of implementing FDIC Part 370: Do you know where your deposits are?

18th January 2018

Company: AxiomSL
Dan Shmueli - Senior Vice President, AxiomSL One could look at FDIC 370 as the next regulatory hurdle faced by deposit taking institutions, OR an opportunity to be positioned for growth in a rising rate and increasing liability environment.  AxiomSL’s experience in implementing FDIC 370 has revealed the following benefits for its... read more
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Five factors to improve year end processes

18th January 2018

Company: AutoRek
As with every New Year, January marks a particularly busy month for two sets of professionals: personal trainers and accountants. Gyms are at their busiest at the beginning of each year, packed with people wishing to stick to their New Year’s resolution to lose weight. Accountants, on the other hand, are spending many hours in the office... read more
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Addressing Basel IV using AI

17th January 2018

Company: Synechron
Scott Dam, Director at Synechron Business Consulting Basel III is a major piece of legislation that aims to improve the capital in banks and help manage risk. Its ultimate aim is to avoid a repeat of the 2008 financial crash, which makes it a vital part of how banks can do business in the modern world. In December 2017, the Basel... read more
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Why Brexit looks to be the key driver for the Pound in 2018

17th January 2018

Company: EQ Global
The Pound has been, and will continue to be, particularly sensitive to Brexit-related developments.  At this stage, ‘sufficient progress’ has been made in the initial divorce proceedings with a financial settlement in the region of £35-40bn, no hard border between Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland and an... read more