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“India’s cash crisis is a short term pain for a long term gain”: Interview with Amit Dua, Executive VP of SunTec

30th January 2017

Company: bobsguide
Amit Dua has stocked up a wealth of experience in the financial services industry. He’s been at the core of the market for 25 years, working on a myriad of projects, and has a proven track record of opening new markets and growing existing ones. We spoke to the recently-appointed executive vice president of SunTec on his views on digital... read more
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Client reporting solutions: How to do more with less

26th January 2017

Company: Opus Nebula
Investment firms face ongoing pressures on their client reporting functions and are having to look for ways to do more with less. We believe the client reporting industry is entering a third phase in its evolution and one that can help firms to meet these challenges head on. Doing more with less in client reporting A key challenge for... read more
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London Blockchain Expo Day 2: HSBC, RBS blockchain specialists weigh in on the future of blockchain in banking

26th January 2017

Company: bobsguide
Developments in blockchain and how it can be implemented into different markets and industries was the primary focus of Day Two at the London Blockchain Expo. The main focus of the key note discussions and panels centred on securing blockchain applications, building partnerships to help grow financial services, and what the future holds for... read more
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PSD2 on the horizon: Three impacts on international payments in 2017

25th January 2017

Company: EQ Global
The revised Directive on Payment Services (PSD2) doesn't actually come into effect until 1st January 2018, but I'm sure that the preparations for this momentous change are sure to be the big story of 2017. Created by the European Commission, PSD2 is intended to break the banks' monopoly on their customers' information, enabling... read more
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Blockchain Expo Day 1: Blockchain from the investor’s perspective: A VC view of the marketplace

24th January 2017

Company: bobsguide
'Blockchain from the investor’s perspective: A VC view of the marketplace' was moderated by David Peyronnin, Head of Blockchain Services at Mthree Consulting. The three speakers were Jean-Marc Bonnefous, Managing partner at Tellurian Capital, Eddy Travia, Pioneer Blockchain Investor & CEO, Coincillium and Jamie Burke, CEO of... read more
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Industry forecasts for 2017: What will Financial Services be putting time and effort into?

23rd January 2017

Company: Altus Ltd
Financial Services technology is changing the shape of the industry at a rapidly increasing rate. This will create opportunities for organisations to enter new markets, transform existing products, and introduce new business and delivery models. New and exciting technologies such as blockchain and artificial intelligence are constantly being hyped... read more
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The Trump administration: Five early questions for the fintech industry

23rd January 2017

Company: bobsguide
With President Trump now in office, the fintech industry should reflect on some of the key questions concerning where the industry is heading next. Will shift in fintech investment from the U.S to Asia continue to accelerate? The pull effect on investment capital towards Asian fintech companies, of which the clear majority is located in... read more
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Six European alternatives to the UK for regulated fintech companies post-Brexit

19th January 2017

Company: bobsguide
Last week we attended Passport to the future, a conference held by the Emerging Payments Association (EPA) to discuss thobsguide e next move for jurisdiction after Brexit. The aim of conducting the report was to give fintech professionals and companies an analysis of the business possibilities to them after Brexit. The EPA report was written by... read more
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Financial Services top tips: Do you know your customer acquisition cost?

18th January 2017

Company: Fospha
Of the 760 financial institutions that The Financial Brand interviewed, the highest ranking prediction (54%) was that the industry was going to remove friction from the customer journey. The next two most mentioned trends were the improved use of data and advanced analytics and improvements in multi-channel delivery (mentioned by 54% and 45%... read more
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Fintech industry M&A round-up: January 2017

16th January 2017

Company: bobsguide
A breakdown of the biggest deals announced in the last month  Synchronoss and Intralinks to merge During the first week of December Synchronoss Technologies announced that it had agreed a deal to purchase Intralinks Holdings, a provider of on-demand solutions for businesses to securely collaborate, communicate and exchange critical... read more