If you’re starting a fintech business requiring FCA authorisation, you’ll no doubt be spending a great deal of time preparing your application. Ask anyone who’s been through the process and they’ll advise you not to underestimate the complexity and time required, particularly if this isn’t your or your... read more
The International Customer Conference was recently held in Amsterdam, addressing the imperative changes in the wealth and finance management industry. GTNews discussed how wealth and investment managements firms should put more emphasis on digital platforms and incorporate innovative ideas to keep up with the pace of the fintech market.
The... read more
As the Base Erosion and Profit Shifting project comes into effect over the next few years, we examine how its transfer pricing rules will affect treasurers.
The OECD’s Base Erosion and Profit Shifting (BEPS) project will not only have a significant impact on the tax departments of multinational companies, it will also affect treasurers,... read more
As consumers in European countries limit their cash spending and increasingly adapt to alternative payment methods, society appears to be heading towards a cashless future. Forward-thinking companies, looking to capitalise on online consumerism, have long established themselves in the digital realm, dictating e-commerce trends and stimulating... read more
The future of banking is predicated on cloud computing as cost, flexibility, speed and a desire to tap into fintech innovation drive uptake by challengers and established banks.
Cloud computing capacity and services mean that small challenger banks, often using financial technology (fintech) developed by others, can compete with big... read more
Asset management is becoming an increasingly competitive industry. With 83 per cent of industry workers experiencing rising levels of pressure in their job, it’s clear that business is on the up. Nowhere is this more prevalent than in the commercial property sector, where capital investment in November rose by 167 per cent from August’s... read more
The fintech industry continues to talk about countries becoming cashless and it questions whether India is getting closer to achieving this with Narendra Modi’s ban of large cash notes. Is this a step in the right direction for fintech and the ever-growing digital payments sector? We’ll have to just wait and see, but Indians are turning... read more
Working for one of the Big Four consulting giants clearly has its strengths, but for senior level exposure and quality of life, a boutique consulting firm can have a lot to offer.
The consulting world can be a lucrative but demanding environment. Long hours and big bucks is the general public perception of the industry, but there is perhaps more... read more
Jan Hoenisch, Director of Global Partnerships at Charles River Development, moderates a discussion of challenges and opportunities facing buy-side firms managing institutional multi-asset portfolios. Panelists Dan diBartolomeo, President and Founder of Northfield Information Services; Patrick Kirchner, Managing Consultant of Citisoft; and Lee Garf,... read more