Marketing / PR Insights

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The influencer interview: Danielle Guzman

12th April 2017

Company: bobsguide
Danielle Guzman is global solutions marketing leader for Mercer, based in New York. She has over 20 years of experience as an insurance marketer and is an expert in the financial services industry. She was recently ranked #2 in the InsTech Power 100 leader board and #5 in the Women in Finance 100. bobsguide spoke to the marketing leader about... read more
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The EU’s 4th Anti-Money Laundering Directive and its implication for business

10th March 2017

Wayne Johnson - Co-Founder and CEO, Encompass Corporation On June 26 compliance with the EU’s Fourth Anti-Money Laundering Directive (AML4) by Member States becomes compulsory. Designed to boost defences against money laundering and terrorism financing, and inspire greater confidence in the workings of the financial industry, AML4 was... read more
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“Before too long we won’t be using the term ‘in-memory computing’, in-memory computing will just be called computing”: Abe Kleinfeld interview

9th March 2017

Company: bobsguide
In an exclusive interview to bobsguide, the president and CEO of GridGain Systems explains why the speed and scale capabilities of in-memory computing will compel financial services to switch their data solutions. Tell us about your career in fintech. I’ve been in the industry for 38 years, I started out as a software engineer and then... read more
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Analysis of the deal: Axway’s acquisition of Syncplicity

8th March 2017

Company: bobsguide
Last month data management specialist Axway publicised its deal to acquire enterprise file sync and share (EFSS) solution specialist Syncplicity. Both sides of the deal sat down with bobsguide to explain why the deal was made now, and how the acquisition makes both companies stronger. Scott Hausman Executive Vice President, Corporate... read more
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BNP Paribas Fintech Development Director: “There is more to gain for both BNP Paribas and fintech start-ups through cooperation than competition”

1st March 2017

Company: bobsguide
Last month BNP Paribas announced that it was joining forces with Silicon Valley-based tech accelerator scheme Plug and Play to develop future fintech partners to assist with its €3bn digital transformation project. Laurent Herbillon, Director of Development & Cooperation for Start-ups, Fintechs & Insurtechs, spoke exclusively to... read more
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The missing MiFID II info: Costs and charges transparency definitions; your questions answered

24th February 2017

Company: targit GmbH
Hans van der Linde, targit GmbH Although the framework regarding the ex-ante and ex-post cost transparency seems to be well defined by ESMA in MiFID II, a number of questions remain unanswered and leave the directive open for misinterpretation, confusion and potential conflicts between customers and their financial institutions or brokers. In... read more
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Delivering affordable flood risk cover through the intermediated market

23rd February 2017

Company: SSP
Adrian Coupland, Managing Director, SSP The increased prevalence of flooding means it is no longer just a winter issue. Recent data on natural catastrophe losses from Munich Re showed floods accounted for 34% of overall losses last year, while the number of flood events in Europe requiring insurance payouts has more than doubled since 1980. ... read more
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Finovate Europe 2017 review part three: Why banks should be taking an offensive, rather than defensive, approach to PSD2 compliance – Interview with Token’s Mårten Nelson

22nd February 2017

Company: bobsguide
One of the most impressive companies presenting at this year’s Finovate Europe conference was Token, a software company offering a turnkey PSD2 compliance solution to European banks. Bobsguide sat down with Co-Founder and VP of Marketing Mårten Nelson to learn more about Token’s PSD2 compliance software, why banks are starting... read more
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Why banks have to implement Instant Payments

22nd February 2017

Company: TAS Group
Peter Caiazzi, Senior Vice President of Product Development, TAS Group Customer expectations are driving the instant payments demand, and technological advances are ready to meet them. So why do many banks seem reluctant in adopting Instant Payments? In assessing their readiness, banks are finding several hurdles including the inability of... read more