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The new OTC challenge: Optimizing collateral management in the front and middle office

19th April 2018

Over the counter (OTC) derivatives such as swaps and forwards are versatile and flexible instruments, used by investment managers globally for hedging unwanted foreign exchange (FX) and interest rate risk, implementing yield enhancement strategies and creating innovative factor-based investment products. But the lack of visibility into OTC... read more
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Accelerating compliance digitalization with AI and robotics

18th April 2018

Company: Fenergo
The financial services industry is currently on the brink of a massive technological disruption. Financial institutions are now beginning to actively explore new technologies, such as Artificial Intelligence (AI) and robotic process automation (RPA) to further automate routine AML and KYC processes and thereby improve operational efficiencies and... read more
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Data capitalism: How compliance provides competitive advantage for fintechs

12th April 2018

Company: Cardlay A/S
Compliance with legislation is a basic condition for all businesses. However, few industries are as regulated as the financial sector. Since the financial crisis, the volume of regulations has grown exponentially, and market participants now find themselves operating in a minefield of various legal rules. The Fourth Anti-Money Laundering... read more
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Challenger banks step forward

10th April 2018

Company: bobsguide
When Tom Blomfield, CEO of Monzo, told bobsguide “If we do our job right, we’ll make some of the high street banks extinct”, it sounded like a gutsy gauntlet to throw. Similar sentiment can be found with the likes of other challengers in the retail banking sphere: Atom, Starling, Revolut and Metro Bank are all looking to... read more
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How DLT can be used to achieve GDPR compliance

5th April 2018

Company: FIS
Distributed Ledger Technology and the General Data Protection Regulation can be like in-laws. The former, complex, the latter for many, downright scary. But together they can become the perfect parents, the foundation for next-generation data management and financial services. The need to demonstrate secure data storage and consented data... read more
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How the countdown to GDPR is unfolding | Editor's picks

2nd March 2018

Company: bobsguide
In preparation for the next podcast in our Fintalk series - Ready for GDPR? - we've pulled together our most popular articles on the financial industry's 'favourite' upcoming legislation. From a consumer perspective, data protection rights, engendered by GDPR, are a much needed catch up to the huge advancements in data... read more
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The most significant fintech acquisitions of the year | Fintech Recap 2017

28th December 2017

Company: bobsguide
JPMorgan Chase & Co. has announced its plan to acquire WePay JPMorgan Chase & Co. announced its plan to acquire WePay to make it easy for business app makers and independent software vendors (ISVs) to seamlessly integrate payments into the software commonly used by small businesses. Chase and WePay will ease payment friction for both... read more
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Most read articles of 2017: The view from the front line

26th December 2017

Company: bobsguide
In this round-up of the articles that garnered most attention in 2017, we revisit the thought leadership contributed by leading industry figures that most piqued the attention of the bobsguide audience in the past 12 months.    The top five ways that AI is transforming banking Mohit Joshi, President - Head, Banking, Financial... read more
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Public cloud adoption in financial services – challenges and opportunities

20th July 2017

Company: GFT
Every day companies around the world are finding new and innovative ways of exploiting public cloud technologies. The overall growth of cloud adoption continues to increase at double digit rates, and public cloud providers are facilitating unprecedented levels of innovation, agility, insight, and cost reduction. At the heart of their offering... read more
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bob’s guide to treasury management systems: How to ensure your TMS is a perfect fit (part 1)

15th June 2017

Company: bobsguide
So you’ve decided that it’s time to invest in a new treasury management system. What now? Investing a great deal of money into new technology, and implementing the system in a process that could take up to 18 months is a daunting prospect, made worse by the fact that it’s likely no one within the business would have undertaken... read more