"There’s a large set of MiFID II requirements coming to the community, so it’s important to understand the FIX standards": Hanno Klein, EMEA Chair, Global Technical Committee, FIX Trading Community, Senior Vice President, Deutsche Börse

30th March 2017

Company: bobsguide
Hanno Klein is Senior Vice President at Deutsche Börse Group which also provides the technology for Eurex, its main derivatives exchange. He joined the company in 1997 and worked in various positions and projects of strategic and operational nature in Germany and the USA. From 2001 to 2005, he served as Vice President of Deutsche Borse Systems... read more

MiFID II: Meeting voice and archiving requirements

29th March 2017

Company: IPC
Robert Powell, Director – Compliance, IPC Systems With MiFID II implementation high on financial firms’ agenda, there is going to be a major change in the way that trading communications are recorded and stored. Both mobile and electronic trading communications have increased significantly over the last few years, which is reflected... read more

"Because of PSD2 we might see a number of companies enter the tri-party payments space in an effort to maintain growth, but there is a lot of work they’ll have to do to catch up to where we are": James Morton, Mangopay Country Head UK & NL

29th March 2017

Company: bobsguide
The crowdfunding and marketplace model industries have blossomed in recent years, with companies such as Airbnb acting as a shining example to a raft of similar companies looking to follow in its footsteps. With the explosion of this new type of marketplace comes a need for a payments solution that specialises in the transactions these companies... read more

The automation opportunity in financial services

28th March 2017

Bhupendra Gupta, EVP – Transformation & Product Engineering, Firstsource Solutions Today, customer expectations have never been higher. While this is true across sectors, it’s especially pertinent for retail banks. Gone are the days of the “bank for life”: in a saturated and competitive marketplace; consumers know... read more

Everything you want to know about how AI is transforming banking but were too afraid to ask

28th March 2017

Company: bobsguide
The rise of artificial intelligence (AI) is set to change the way banks and financial services operate, as well as the way consumers approach their personal banking. Powerful AI can replace humans with machines, improve customer experience and provide simplified cost-effective solutions for businesses. bobsguide recently spoke about AI’s... read more

Busting the eight myths of digital trade finance

28th March 2017

Company: Bolero
Simon Streat, VP Product Strategy, Bolero International  The digitisation of trade finance offers huge potential to deliver significant benefits to corporates, banks, carriers and other trading partners. As well as reducing the time, costs, and risks of trading, digitisation opens up a new level of visibility, from one end of transactional... read more

“It’s important for us to find ways to co-create and embrace the digital and disruptive technologies”: Peter Crawley, Citi Country Officer, South Africa. MD, Treasury & Trade Solutions Head Sub-Saharan Africa

27th March 2017

Company: bobsguide
Peter Crawley currently leads Citi’s franchise in South Africa and provides senior leadership in dealing with risk, franchise and business issues. He is also responsible for Citi’s treasury and trade business in Sub-Saharan Africa, spanning 11 presence and 26 non-presence countries. Since Citi re-entered South Africa in 1995, it has... read more

The liability of legacy systems: Is your financial consolidation process obsolete?

27th March 2017

Company: Tagetik
Nick Nesbitt - Managing Director, Tagetik UK As Gartner points out in its IT Market Clock for Financial Management Applications, stand-alone financial consolidation causes significant reporting problems for executives and management teams. Although it produces consolidated financial data, its separation from other BI and management... read more

A new asset management landscape?: Life after Brexit

27th March 2017

Company: Profile Software
Although there are opinions by the yard as to what Brexit will mean – whether for financial services or otherwise – it is essentially nothing more than speculation on what might be – however educated or well informed. In the UK there was life before passporting and, believe it or not, life would continue if passporting were to... read more

Are CASBs the answer to banking SaaS security issues?

24th March 2017

Company: Bitglass
Eduard Meelhuysen, Head of EMEA, Bitglass  The benefits of cloud computing are now widely documented, but while some industries have leapt at the chance to migrate to cloud based services, the banking and finance sector has been relatively conservative, and for good reason. The stringent security and compliance regulations that govern this... read more