Retail Banking Systems Insights
21st June 2018
Open Banking has been the phrase on everyone’s lips during the first half of this year. Of course, APIs lie at the heart of this – the connectivity code that will unlock data communication and sharing between banks and third parties. Such a short acronym, but an enormous technological feat and significant change of mindset for banks... read more
18th June 2018
The role of the corporate treasurer has evolved over the past decade. Treasurers have had to become risk managers, corporate strategy advisors, compliance officers, data scientists, regulator managers and liquidity risk managers – all, in addition to the traditional skillsets their roles required.
The problem with this is that some... read more
18th June 2018
PSPs and financial institutions often have needs that are unique to their business. These needs that go unaddressed can turn into pain-points, and revenue reduction. It is extremely important for payment platform providers to provide flexibility, and to have the adaptation capabilities required to determine and customize creative solutions. The... read more
15th June 2018
2017 saw corporate investment in blockchain technology hit record highs. This year, every day new proofs of concept are demonstrating potentially huge benefits across a number of sectors, including commodity trading, and a recent Research and Markets report predicts that the global blockchain market will grow from $411.5m in 2017 to $7.68bn by... read more
15th June 2018
RegTech startups setup to help banks and other financial institutions manage risk and meet compliance requirements imposed by stricter regulation in the wake of the financial crisis have thrived since 2010. However, since taking office Donald Trump has made good on his promise to unwind Dodd-Frank rules, reducing the the regulatory burden on... read more
13th June 2018
The global financial crash of 2008 had repercussions which filtered into the daily lives of almost every person bound to the economic cycle. For a select few, the repercussions were positive, for most and to varying degrees, they were decidedly negative.
Amongst those impacted were corporate treasurers, whose job descriptions changed almost... read more
12th June 2018
Donald Trump has struggled to make substantial gains on a wide range of the divisive policies that catapulted him into office in 2016 – but one campaign promise the president’s administration has managed to follow through on is his pledge to reform chunks of the sweeping Dodd Frank Act implemented by his predecessor.
On 24 May,... read more
7th June 2018
Finastra unveiled three core components of its FusionFabric.cloud platform at Money20/20 in Amsterdam.
“FusionFabric.cloud is our most exciting launch in our history,” says Mitesh Soni, senior director of innovation and fintech at Finastra.
Combined, the components accelerate processes for the existing clientbase of 9,000 banks... read more
6th June 2018
In a presentation entitled ‘Banking on the CX factor’, Klarna CEO Sebastian Siemiatkowski spoke to a packed crowd under The Big Top at Money 20/20 EU, Amsterdam, today, taking the opportunity to open fire on the banks.
The audience heard insight from Klarna on customer experience, including the fact that, according to the Happiness... read more