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Distress around fraud hits UK payments market

14th August 2018

Company: bobsguide
Consumers view fraud as part and parcel of the ecommerce experience, leading to security concerns in the payment industry while simultaneously pressing home the huge opportunity of anti-fraud solutions. According to the research conducted by Paysafe, 65% of consumers believe payment fraud is inevitable when it comes to ecommerce, up from 52%... read more
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SWIFT targets risk management improvements

14th August 2018

Company: bobsguide
While there’s been a recent influx of start-up solutions working to disrupt the global payments landscape, SWIFT’s financial messaging service continues to be the backbone of the international banking community. More than 11,000 institutions in 200 countries rely on its ironclad standards to carry out secure transactions, which have... read more
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Employees aware of cyber threats but not acting upon it

13th August 2018

Company: bobsguide
Just 56% of UK firms believe they have sufficient cyber security skill in-house to deal with increasingly potent and mission critical cyber attacks. Databarracks’ annual Data Health Check Survey questioned 400 IT decision-makers on a series of critical issues relating to their IT, security and business continuity practices. “We... read more
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The need for an integrated data platform

13th August 2018

Company: Quintessence
For each department in an asset manager there are usually several alternatives to choose from when seeking a system that will store, manipulate and present data to help that team achieve their goals. In my experience, those systems were pretty good at answering questions that are very specific to that domain. But very often, a question would be... read more
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Most popular articles: BaaS | blockchain | fraud evolution

10th August 2018

Company: bobsguide
We're trying something different at bobsguide. Dave Beach talks through the most popular stories this week.   1. Banking-as-a-Service set to transform age-old model | fireside video chat with Sophie Guibaud, Fidor Solutions 2. Blockchain cross-border payments: the companies to watch for Q3 2018  (also take a look at... read more
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Private Equity Real Estate (PERE) investment servicing: data management with underlying assets

10th August 2018

Beyond the imperative of return on investment, the entire collective enterprise of PERE investment relies upon collaboration between a growing number of parties; investors, investment managers (IM), management companies, asset servicers, custodians. Further, there is the wider circle that includes regulatory bodies, auditors, tax authorities and... read more
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Fintalk with Nick Kerigan, future payments at Barclaycard

9th August 2018

Company: bobsguide
First published on our sister site PaymentEye. At the beginning of 2018, bobsguide readers may remember that we published our list of payment predictions, with particular focus on PSD2. We’ve revisited those predictions to see if they’ve come to pass or altered course. And who better to speak to about the future of payments... read more
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More than three quarters of Asia-Pacific firms fear regulatory risk

9th August 2018

Company: bobsguide
Investment in data analytics may be the solution to concerns around regulatory uncertainty for Asia-Pacific-based financial market firms, according to a new survey by AxiomSL. 76% of the survey’s Asia-Pacific-based market participants are more concerned this year than last about their ability to comply with regulations. ... read more
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Carney says BoE stress-testing worst possible no-deal Brexit scenario

9th August 2018

Company: bobsguide
Less than eight months to go before the UK is scheduled to leave the EU and the government has still not reached a deal with Brussels, raising the possibility of the country leaving the bloc without any formal agreement. In an interview with the UK's BBC radio, Mark Carney, governor of the Bank of England (BoE), says that a no deal, with... read more
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Regtech sandboxes: who's helping the market?

8th August 2018

Company: bobsguide
Innovative fintech products are fast-becoming the lifeblood of global economic prosperity. Fresh and exciting developments have the power to expand financial inclusion across developing economies, unlock new sources of funding for businesses and help individuals to better understand how they buy, spend and invest. Yet it’s worth pointing out... read more