Treasury Management Systems Insights

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Technological flexibility: a bank’s dream come true

20th July 2018

Company: Payneteasy
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
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Risk and reward: the ERM platform purchase process

19th July 2018

Company: bobsguide
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
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Digital payments revolution creates buyer's market

17th July 2018

Company: bobsguide
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
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Bank of England: "We don’t think crypto assets are money, or a particularly good store of value"

12th July 2018

Company: bobsguide
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
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Liberis CEO talks Open Banking and the future of SME funding

12th July 2018

Company: bobsguide
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
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La Cour on financial utility: “Banks have been missing a huge opportunity”

11th July 2018

Company: Banking Circle
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
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The evolution of treasury management in the fintech era

6th July 2018

Company: Login S.A.
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
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Firms call for better data

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
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Interview: Ripple’s chief cryptographer on bitcoin and the company's changing strategy

4th July 2018

Company: bobsguide
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
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Educating finance: cultivating fintech knowledge becoming critical

26th June 2018

Company: bobsguide
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