Global Payments & Transfers Insights

/images/news/54886.jpg

Is There a Future for Cheques in the UK?

29th April 2013

Company: bobsguide
The Chancellor of the Exchequer in the UK gave a speech earlier this year that included criticism of the UK's payment systems and put forward some specific ideas for making 21st-century Britain a better place to do business. Conversely however, writes Dave Birch of Consult Hyperion, he also cited "saving the cheque" as one of these... read more
/images/news/54649.jpg

IPS Report - Day Two: Impact of New Regulations

12th April 2013

Company: bobsguide
The early morning breakfast briefing panel on the second full day of the International Payments Summit (IPS) 2013 show at the Hilton London Tower Bridge Hotel on Wednesday 10 April contained a banker who was brave enough to admit that, “yes, prices will rise” for corporate treasurers and other clients under the new Basel III capital... read more
/images/news/54646.jpg

IPS Report - Day Two: SEPA Compliance Focus

12th April 2013

Company: bobsguide
A special focus on complying with the single euro payments area (SEPA) was held on day two of the International Payments Summit (IPS) in London this week, reports Graham Buck. A comprehensive review of how the SEPA migration process is proceeding, ahead of the 1 February 2014 end date was provided by the European Central Bank (ECB), European... read more
/images/news/54642.jpg

IPS Show Report: Searching for Value in SEPA and in New Technology

12th April 2013

Company: bobsguide
A wide range of themes relating to payment services, products and regulation were discussed at International Payments Summit (IPS) 2013, held in London this week on 9-11 April. The fast-approaching introduction of the single euro payments area (SEPA) and its repercussions for treasurers, technology providers and financial institutions was... read more
/images/news/54317.jpg

Tomorrow’s Transactions debated today at the old Digital Money Forum

21st March 2013

Company: bobsguide
The informal Tomorrow’s Transactions payments conference, run by Consult Hyperion last week at One America Square in the City of London, featured a presentation from MyBank ahead of its launch and looked at the importance of digital identities in a cashless future, mobile wallets and m-commerce and m-payments. The event didn't forget... read more
Beyond the Desktop: Mobility in the Corporate Banking and Business World

Beyond the Desktop: Mobility in the Corporate Banking and Business World

14th March 2013

Company: bobsguide
Companies are lagging behind consumers in their adoption of mobile financial services (FS) and mobile working practices, believes Sirpa Nordlund, the executive director of Mobey Forum, but this situation will not carry on for much longer. The benefits of mobile working, payments and technology will eventually spread to businesses and to the... read more
/images/news/53322.jpg

Event Report: London FP&A Club and Certification Launched

4th February 2013

Company: bobsguide
A new networking group and business best practice forum was launched at the prestigious City Club of London last Thursday night to support financial planning and analysis (FP&A) professionals and aid their career development, reports Neil Ainger. News about a forthcoming FP&A certification programme was also unveiled, alongside the... read more
/images/news/52905.jpg

Evolving Corporate Actions: The Drivers of Transformation

14th January 2013

Company: bobsguide
In a financial services (FS) market that is under increasing pressure to measure, monitor and report on various aspects of risk on an intra-day basis, corporate actions processing remains an anomaly. Changes to corporate actions processing and distribution – often still inconsistent and fraught with unnecessary delays, risk and cost... read more
COBIT 5: A Framework to Help Corporates Fight Fraud?

COBIT 5: A Framework to Help Corporates Fight Fraud?

20th November 2012

Company: bobsguide
The fight against fraud is a constant arms race between criminals – both internal and external – seeking to breach a financial institutions (FIs) defences and the information security professionals trying to develop authentication and protection tools in time to meet the latest threats, says Allan Boardman, international vice... read more
/images/news/51895.jpg

Sibos Interview: Yawar Shah, Chair of SWIFT, on Sibos 2012 and the future of banking

8th November 2012

Company: bobsguide
Yawar Shah, a COO at Citi, chair of SWIFT and one of the main players at the Sibos 2012 trade show organised by the collective, spoke to Tom Groenfeldt last week in Osaka, Japan, about his reactions to the show, his career and what his thinks the future holds for the banking industry. Yawar Shah is chairman of the board of directors at... read more