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Fintech in 2017 recap: The most read bobsguide articles of the year so far

28th August 2017

Company: bobsguide
In case you missed it... the bobsguide articles that have generated the most interest in 2017 to date.   The most significant fintech acquisitions of 2017 so far According to KPMG’s Pulse of Fintech report, fintech VC activity in Europe has hit a historically high level for successive quarters. In Q1 2017, global... read more
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Fintech in 2017 recap: The most read thought leadership articles of the year so far

28th August 2017

Company: bobsguide
In case you missed it... the industry opinion that has generated the most interest on bobsguide in 2017 to date. Don’t become SAP’s next multi-million pound target for indirect usage Matt Fisher - Vice President of Marketing & Communications, Snow Software Many customers have a form of love/ hate relationship with their... read more
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The biggest fintech appointments of 2017 so far Pt. 2

22nd August 2017

Company: bobsguide
Our roundup of the biggest people moves affecting the fintech industry throughout 2017. Monzo appoints Curve co-founder as COO Monzo has named Tom Foster-Carter as its new Chief Operations Officer. With previous spells at child friendly banking Osper, and app banking Tandem Bank, he co-founded Curve in 2015 with Shachar Bialick where he... read more
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How MiFID II could help boost your bottom line

22nd August 2017

Company: IRESS
Complying with regulations and gaining commercial advantage are not always easy bed fellows. So if you are an adviser or wealth manager grappling with the upcoming implementation of the EU’s second Markets in Financial Instruments Directive (MiFID II) the first response may be to think of it as yet another drain on time and resources rather... read more
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Automatic Exchange of Information and the competitive advantages of good Client Data Management

17th August 2017

Company: BearingPoint
By Silvan Arpagaus - Manager, Iris Grewe - Partner, Ronald Frey - Partner, at BearingPoint Financial institutions are exposed to a greater regulatory pressure on the part of various national and international authorities, especially from Europe and the USA. The Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA), the Automatic Exchange of Information... read more
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The biggest fintech appointments of 2017 so far Pt.1

16th August 2017

Company: bobsguide
Our roundup of the biggest people moves affecting the fintech industry throughout 2017.  Metro Bank appoints Chief Technology Officer Earlier this month Metro Bank announced the appointment of Martyn Atkinson as Chief Information Officer (CIO). Atkinson is currently director of digital and change at the bank and will take up the... read more
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Why wealth managers need to take the lead in financial education

16th August 2017

Company: Kurtosys Systems
There are a huge number of people currently not working, having retired from full-time employment, who don’t have adequate pension pots to allow them to live in comfort. And there are also an awful lot of people who are still working but will be heading for the same future. The age of retirement continues to rise, and while many will have... read more
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Evolution and Intelligent Design – a match made in MiFID

15th August 2017

Company: Quintessence
The Quality of Execution provisions of MiFID II apply pressure on both the buy-side and sell-side to provide self-assessment of their execution capacity. Critically, investment firms will be required to answer hard questions about their allocation of trades between markets and brokers. These questions require a formal response. While it is tempting... read more
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WORM compliant storage in the cloud: Putting the finance industry on Cloud 9

14th August 2017

The financial industry remains one of the largest and most highly scrutinized and regulated industry’s in the world.  In the U.S. alone FINRA, a not-for-profit organization authorized by Congress to protect America’s investors, keeps watch over 632,740 brokers representing over 3,800 broker-dealer firms. In 2016, FINRA referred 785... read more
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Regulatory milestones: How the countdown to 2018 and MiFID II has already begun

14th August 2017

This feels nothing like the time before MiFID I went live, but in essence it is a similar upgrade to instrument reference data as it was then. In the period before EMIR went live, Euromoney TRADEDATA collaborated with the then FSA to create a fit-for-purpose AII (Alternative Instrument Identifier) data set for certain EU markets; a data set that... read more