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Everything you want to know about PSD2 but were too afraid to ask

18th April 2017

Company: bobsguide
The Second Payment Services Directive (PSD2) is a fundamental piece of payments legislation in Europe, which entered into force in January 2016. The regulation is set to drastically impact the infrastructure for banks, fintechs and businesses using payments data by opening up access to third party providers. The regulation requires that all member... read more
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How “de-risking” is changing the face of AML compliance programs

18th April 2017

The last decade has brought with it sweeping changes to the financial industry that has made it increasingly difficult and costly for banks, money services businesses (MSBs) and other financial institutions to fulfill their anti-money laundering (AML) compliance requirements. Under pressure from executives, board members, and regulators alike, many... read more
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Preventing fraud in real-time payments

18th April 2017

Company: Icon Solutions
What insights can the U.S. take from early real-time payments adopters?    Change is constant in the banking and payments industry – and organizations that can keep pace with this change while outsmarting the associated risks, gain a competitive advantage. One significant change across the industry currently is the widespread... read more
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PwC EMEA Fintech Leader: It’s time for the industry to co-operate

18th April 2017

Company: bobsguide
A recent PwC survey, Redrawing the lines: FinTech’s growing influence on Financial Services pin-points the relationship between and banks and fintechs and highlights the key challenges that will make an impact on the financial services industry. The study reveals that 61% of UK financial services industry leaders believe they could lose as... read more
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Connecting islands of commercial payment innovation to the payment mainland

18th April 2017

Company: bobsguide
New technologies and regulatory change are reinvigorating commercial payments, sparking increasing collaboration between fintechs and traditional financial institutions. But significant challenges remain in this diverse and complex sector, despite the opportunities. Every part of our lives has been touched by the digital revolution. From... read more
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Top interviews from Q1 2017 part two: MangoPay, Moven, Barclays, LexisNexis and Margaris Advisory

17th April 2017

Company: bobsguide
1. "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 The crowdfunding and marketplace model industries have blossomed in recent years,... read more
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How to select: AML software, fund management software, corporate treasury systems

17th April 2017

Company: bobsguide
1. AML software: How to select the right provider in 2017 Regulatory pressure on financial institutions and services to crack down on illegal activity has never been stronger. The sophistication levels of criminals wishing to process finance illegally, coupled with the increased scrutiny financial institutions are now facing, supported by fines... read more
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Top five interviews from Q1 2017, part one: BNP Paribas, Monzo, Equiniti, SunTec and Novofina

14th April 2017

Company: bobsguide
Bobsguide is committed to speaking to industry leaders and experts in the financial services industry. Our interviews are a great way to start a conversation, discuss new innovations and address current topics in the fintech sector. If you missed these interviews when they were published, now's your chance to read them. Here are the top... read more
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Everything you want to know about series round up: Blockchain, India's cashless society and AI and Banking

14th April 2017

Company: bobsguide
Ever wondered why India has decided to become a cashless economy, or what a distributed ledger in blockchain technology was? With a multutide of new trends, concepts, and regulations emerging in the fintech industry, we decided to write a complete run-down on the some of the most popular subjects. Our everything you want to know series brings... read more
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Five key takeaways from Innovate Finance

12th April 2017

Company: bobsguide
Innovate Finance brought together industry leaders, fintech start-ups and financial services experts on April 10th and 11th in London to discuss the future of fintech, the latest blockchain technology development, and how innovation will shape the future. Kicking off the conference, Lawrence Wintermeyer, CEO of Innovate Finance said that the... read more