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Patel: regulators need to avoid a blanket approach to DLT rules

26th April 2018

Across the world, regulators are struggling to put together constructive policies around the world’s newest financial and technological tool. Distributed ledger technology (DLT) has become synonymous with the cryptocurrency market – which in itself has evolved significantly over the past twelve months with major exchanges now offering... read more
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SAP Ariba Live: Blockchain and the future of sustainable procurement | podcast

25th April 2018

Company: bobsguide
Reporter Dave Beach had the pleasure of speaking to Dr Marcell Vollmer, chief digital officer at SAP Ariba during the company's event at the RAI in Amsterdam.  bobsguide's Beach and Dr Vollmer are joined by co-host and editor of PaymentEye, Michael Hocking, and together they discuss James Blunt, the fundamental impact of... read more
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Limitations to banking apps slow consumer adoption

25th April 2018

Company: bobsguide
While a growing number of consumers are using mobile banking applications to undertake everyday banking activities the fact that a number of services are unavailable and security procedures can be tasking has led many to continue to rely on web platforms and more traditional means to fulfil their banking needs. “There are limitations to... 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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What the HSBC news means for the SWIFT vs Ripple debate

24th April 2018

Company: bobsguide
SWIFT has today announced that HSBC has joined SWIFT global payments innovation (gpi), joining 50 banks that are already live from 150 that are committed to the gpi project. Hailed as a “game-changer” by Lars Sjögren, global head of transaction banking at Danske Bank, the development comes at a time when correspondent banking... read more
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SAP Ariba Live: How to put sustainability at the heart of your supply chain

23rd April 2018

Company: bobsguide
“Amsterdam is known for two things, bikes and canals”, said SAP Ariba President, Barry Padgett as he opened the SAP Ariba Live event in Amsterdam on April 23, arriving on stage by doing a few circles on a bicycle.  Previous Greater connection, greater technology - the future of procurement. With the homage to bikes... read more
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Utilising GDPR to build stronger relationships with your customers

23rd April 2018

Company: jenID Solutions
Yes, I know, another article about GDPR. It’s probably making you either shudder or yawn as the deadline slowly but surely approaches. Maybe your processes are water tight, or else you’re still working out the final details; whatever your status, does GDPR have to be such an onerous process? By implementing some small tweaks to your... read more
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Why banks are lagging on Open Banking

23rd April 2018

Company: Crealogix
The world of consumer banking is becoming more democratic, as the old banking powers begin to lose their grip and their monopolies.   The latest Open Banking regulations have signalled a subtle shift in the world of consumer banking. New competitors are being allowed to compete in a marketplace long dominated by a select few financial... read more
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Basel update: Where do we stand?

23rd April 2018

Company: Prometeia
At the end of last year the Basel Committee on Banking Supervision (BCBS) announced the final rules that completed the Basel 3 reforms. Basel 4 - as the latest incarnation has since become known as - was presented at the time by Mario Draghi as “the end of the game”. A key objective of the revisions is to reduce the excessive... read more
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How regulatory pressures are a blessing for data management

20th April 2018

Company: bobsguide
After the financial crisis and particularly in Europe, recently, where the second Markets in Financial Instruments Directive (Mifid II) aimed to encourage transparency in the markets, many financial institutions were caught under wider, more stringent banking regulations. Without the necessary infrastructure around new compliance and reporting... read more