Middle and Back Office Solutions Insights

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Industry trends Q&A: Broadridge Revenue and Expense Management Solutions GM Boston Christopher John

12th April 2017

Company: bobsguide
With over 20 years of experience in building, implementing and supporting financial service applications, Christopher John currently leads the revenue and expense management solutions as president at Broadridge. Prior to his current role, he was the director of fixed income trading systems for Bank Boston Robertson Stephens. There he was... read more
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Fintech investment outside the M25

6th April 2017

According to the Tech Nation 2017 report, the UK’s digital economy is growing twice as fast as the wider economy with an estimated turnover of £170 billion. Of this a remarkable £114 billion was linked to companies outside of the M25. With the rest of the UK giving London such a run for its money, what are the benefits of being... read more
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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
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“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
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Financial inclusion: Accessing the unbanked and underbanked across the globe through technology

22nd March 2017

Company: Compass Plus
Bethan Cowper, Head of International Marketing, Compass Plus According to the World Bank, an estimated two billion working age adults worldwide – equating to just under 40 per cent of all adults – do not have access to formal, regulated banking facilities. Contrary to popular belief, these numbers aren’t just... read more
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Is the Misys, D+H merger the first domino that will set off a fintech “super-merger” trend?

17th March 2017

Company: bobsguide
Earlier this week it was announced that Vista Equity Partners had struck an agreement to purchase Canadian lending, payments, and financial solutions software supplier D+H for C$4.8bn including debt. The acquisition would have made headlines in its own right, after all billion dollar deals aren’t exactly ten a penny. In a market which has... read more
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How banks and fintechs need to adapt to a shrinking global banking landscape

13th March 2017

Company: Saxo Payments
Anders la Cour, Chief Executive, Saxo Payments The global transaction banking industry is experiencing one of the biggest shake-ups it has seen in decades. Non-bank tech disruptors such as Bitcoin and the blockchain, the eastward shift in global economic power, low-interest earnings in developed markets, the emergence of challenger banks, and... read more
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What’s next for Dodd-Frank? The Trump Administration and the potential consequences of unravelling the legislation

13th March 2017

Jake Plenderleith, Editorial Manager, International Compliance Association Dodd-Frank emerged in the aftermath of the 2007-2008 financial crisis, designed to prevent the kind of failures that led to the collapse of Lehman Brothers. It explicitly looked to address the problem of banks being ‘too big to fail’ and aimed to guarantee... read more
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The payments innovation landscape: How India is leapfrogging more developed markets

2nd March 2017

Company: PayU
Laurent Le Moal CEO, PayU Whilst the western world has enjoyed mature banking and payment systems for some time, a new wave of payments innovation is now taking place globally. In fact, some markets traditionally regarded as less mature are now leapfrogging countries with more established infrastructure. Free from the burden of legacy... read more