Treasury Management Systems Insights
20th July 2018
Without doubt, banks have come to the realization that a technology-driven strategy is essential for operational efficiency.
Most of the industry’s giants went digital long ago in terms of the user experience with apps and portals. That’s crucial for their UX – in terms of how their customers see them.
But being... read more
19th July 2018
Once an unsexy, compliance-driven, back-office function, enterprise risk management has risen to the halls of c-suite offices. ERM’s value proposition is not just in quantifying risk, but also in identifying potential opportunities and strategic thinking from the top down. When selecting an ERM system, technology and risk officers should look... read more
17th July 2018
The EU Payment Services Directive II (PSD2) took effect in January, starting a trend towards increased competition by opening up the payments market to a new wave of payment service providers (PSPs) and fintechs. To help navigate this evolving landscape bobsguide has compiled a list of the best mobile payment apps and digital payment services... read more
12th July 2018
At London Fintech Week, Cordelia Kafetz, head of the Bank of England’s Fintech Hub made clear the central bank’s position on cryptocurrencies and fintech innovation.
“We’ve been doing a lot of thinking on crypto assets,” said Kafetz, “back in 2014, we published some bulletins saying that crypto assets... read more
12th July 2018
One of the major challenges facing small businesses can be finding the financing necessary to get off the ground and achieve growth. The difficulty of establishing a solid credit history in the face of unpredictable cash flows can make traditional credit providers wary, particularly those burdened by clunky legacy systems and changes in... read more
11th July 2018
In this fintalk, bobsguide speaks to Anders La Cour, CEO of Saxo Payments Banking Circle.
La Cour and Banking Circle are pioneers in adopting the financial utility model in order to drive down costs and increase efficiency for market participants.
Here, La Cour offers his opinion on how banks can reduce cost on cross-border payments as well... read more
6th July 2018
The global rise in financial regulation and international expansion of financial operations are driving treasury departments in banks to remodel and integrate their activities. This shift is mostly affecting automation and straight-through-processing (STP) in front-to-back office operations, the tools to facilitate regulatory compliance and... read more
6th July 2018
In recent years, financial organisations have been attempting to pull more value from their data. Regulations – such as Mifid II – have provoked market participants to get a better handle on the information they store, but it doesn’t always come easily. bobsguide spoke with Tom Wieczorek, managing director, product management, and... read more
4th July 2018
San Francisco-based Ripple has had meteoric success, many would argue off the back of the crypto hype but few can deny the possibilities of what the company was bringing to market: Remittance and international settlement in seconds - not hours or days.
It has the correspondent banking world looking on in interest. Directors and treasurers from... read more
26th June 2018
The future of finance sits at a precarious juncture.
Over the past few years, banks, trading houses and financial services providers – small and large – have become completely reliant on financial technology. The result has been more competitive, safer, and most transparent markets. It seems difficult to see how such progress could... read more