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Sibos 2012 – Day 4 Report: Compliance and innovation: mutually opposed?

1st November 2012

Company: bobsguide
The final day of the Sibos 2012 trade show in Osaka, Japan, featured much discussion about the over the counter (OTC) transparency changes post-crash as the first ever compliance track at the show came to a close, says Tom Groenfeldt. Meanwhile, elsewhere on site the Innotribe Award to the best tech start-up went to Playmoolah, a finance website... read more
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Sibos 2012 – Day 3 Report: Payments and news from the exhibition

31st October 2012

Company: bobsguide
The third day of the Sibos 2012 trade show in Osaka, Japan, saw a plethora of new launches and announcements from the exhibition floor, not the least of which was SunGard’s new enterprise reconciliation product for Microsoft’s Windows 8, which has itself attracted some attention from the trade floor, says Tom Groenfeldt. A payments... read more
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Sibos 2012 – Day 2 Report: Targeting securities and the rise of RMB

30th October 2012

Company: bobsguide
The second day of the Sibos 2012 trade show in Osaka, Japan, contained a discussion about the development of the Target2Securities (T2S) European securities settlement engine and a separate panel about the rise of China’s renminbi (RMB), says Tom Groenfeldt, reporting for Bobsguide. The slow development of the Target2Securities... read more
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Sibos Blog: JP Morgan outlines its hot topics for Sibos 2012

29th October 2012

Company: bobsguide
Paul Imm, head of financial institution solutions and high value payments at JP Morgan, EMEA, outlines what he thinks will be some of the hot topics at this year’s Sibos 2012 trade show, which runs all this week from 29 Oct-1 November, with particular reference to his payments speciality. I expect globalisation to be one of the hot... read more
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Sibos 2012 – Day 1 Report: New CEO speaks and making technology work

29th October 2012

Company: bobsguide
The Sibos 2012 trade show started today in Osaka, Japan, with an opening plenary from the new chief executive officer (CEO) of SWIFT, Gottfried Leibbrant, recounting his first 120 days in charge and his plans for the future, says Tom Groenfeldt. A panel of bankers, consultants and technologists also addressed the key question of the role... read more
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Sibos Preview Blog: How banks can fight new entrants and keep their payments place

29th October 2012

Company: bobsguide
With the Sibos 2012 trade show starting up today in Osaka, Japan, which will be covered by a daily bobsguide show blog at the end of each day, Nitin Sirohi, solution head for TCS BaNCS’ Wholesale Banking unit discusses one of the expected hot topics. He examines how banks that are challenged by new non-traditional players, from supermarket... read more
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Sibos Preview Blog: The Future is the Digital Economy – Are You Ready for the ‘Innotribe’?

26th October 2012

Company: bobsguide
The growth of the digital economy offers benefits for progressive banks, consumers and businesses that are ready to make the most of the resulting efficiency and customer experience and acquisition opportunities. For those corporates that provide the security and privacy that digital natives need a world of opportunity awaits. In this article... read more
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Sibos Preview Blog: Bone up on your RFP process if you want SEPA compliance benefits

25th October 2012

Company: bobsguide
With the Sibos 2012 trade show, organised by Swift due to start next week – unfortunately without a number of Chinese banks – it is probably a good idea to remind yourself of the essential elements of a good request for proposal (RFP) process. After all, says Jonathan Williams, director of product strategy at Experian, for those... read more
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Sibos Preview Blog: Swift Index predicting on-going slow OECD growth for gathering economists to ponder

24th October 2012

Company: bobsguide
The Sibos trade show, organised by Swift, traditionally attracts some representatives from the World Bank or the International Monetary Fund (IMF) with adjoining meetings sometimes being convened if some of the world’s leading bankers and economists happen to be in the same place, at the same time. There will be some new short-term figures... read more
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Sibos Blog: Why the political row between China and Japan should not be allowed to ruin Sibos 2012

23rd October 2012

Company: bobsguide
I have just returned from a work trip covering the AFP Conference of corporate treasurers in Miami, US, and every time I turn on a TV now back in the UK I expect to be assailed by a barrage of political attack ads. That’s the danger of visiting a swing state such as Florida during the US presidential elections of course, but one thing that... read more