Wholesale / Commercial Banking Systems Insights

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Mobile payment systems: making the right choice

25th July 2018

Company: bobsguide
There are plenty of mobile payment services and solutions in the market. Luckily, systems tend to fall one of several key categories, so bobsguide has outlined each one to find the mobile payment technology that best suits the needs of your business. Contactless Contactless payments is probably one the most well-known methods of paying for... read more
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Marketplace lending: evolution and expandability

25th July 2018

Company: Profile Software
As with every trend, marketplace lending has evolved into different shapes and sizes, ranging from P2P lending platforms gaining banking licences to actually collaborating with established banks to enhance the offering of both. The regulatory environment around this is also evolving to better protect customers, providing guarantees where needed to... read more
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Getting ready for the transition from Libor to alternative reference rates

24th July 2018

Company: Wipro
Libor, the interest rate that reflects the general cost of unsecured borrowings by large banks, is the world’s most widely used benchmark rate. It is used in millions of contracts with an estimated gross notional of $370trn and is referenced by a wide range of financial products, from exotic derivatives to retail loans by all participants in... 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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A new world order: how regulations have transformed banking tech strategy

10th July 2018

Company: Profile Software
Regulatory changes and technological innovations lead banks to transform their business models to better manage risk, enhance client service and thus remain competitive, flexible and agile. In particular, the financial services organisations need to deploy a framework to support Basel III (for capital requirements and liquidity risk), Mifid II (for... read more
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A new universe of payments is on the rise

4th July 2018

The growing demand for corporate value-added services, rising customer expectations, and a dynamic global regulatory landscape coupled with structural changes in the financial industry and the increase of multiple payments-enabling technologies are contributing to the demand for the emergence of a new payment universe. To master the growing... read more
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How the gig economy is reshaping travel industry payouts

3rd July 2018

Company: Hyperwallet
While the 'Uber for X' pitch has become something of a cliché in the tech world, it hasn't stopped the gig economy—a broad term for the online freelance workforce that has grown significantly over recent years—from continuing to make its mark on our modern world. Some of these changes are monolithic; Uber’s deep... read more
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Asian payment trends: insights into doing business in the world’s biggest market

18th June 2018

Company: ECommPay
In pursuit of reducing financial friction, banks and complementary service providers have begun to collaborate amongst themselves, as well as with external technology companies, on a global scale, to offer a seamless customer journey. In some cases, it is the external technology companies themselves who diversify, seeking new opportunities by... read more
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Creative payment solutions through customization

18th June 2018

Company: Payneteasy
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