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New Broadridge CEO: We can help banks create better than any of them could create for themselves

13th September 2018

Company: bobsguide
This week the board of directors at Broadridge announced that Tim Gokey, current president and chief operating officer, will become the company's new chief executive, and Rich Daly, current chief executive, will take on the role of executive chairman of the board. Les Brun, independent chairman of the board becomes lead independent director.... read more
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Designing a digital- and customer-first banking experience

13th September 2018

Company: bobsguide
Legacy banks have traditionally held the position of power but, shackled by the constraints of their own legacy issues, their efforts to withstand the tremors of disruption are starting to fall short. This shift in the financial landscape has given rise to a new breed of banking experience that answers the demands of savvy and time-poor... read more
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Treasurers make their mark on software decisions

13th September 2018

Company: bobsguide
Downside protection from interest rates and foreign exchange used to be the core focus of treasury departments, but they have increased their presence at the corporate bargaining table – they too, are profit centres. The demands of corporate treasury have now intensified with the digitisation of reporting tools, forecasting and risk analysis.... read more
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Account reconciliation software: making the right choice

13th September 2018

Company: bobsguide
Account reconciliation is the act of cross referencing a company’s financial records with those of an external source such as a bank or other financial institution to make sure that they match up. On the surface, this doesn’t seem like a particularly arduous or even important process, but it is one of the key pillars of any good... read more
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Adapting to tokens: the simpler, the better

12th September 2018

Company: Comarch Finance
In my previous article, I tried to answer the fundamental question of why anyone would need a token. Today, we know we need it in order to keep our money safe. It is a good time to reflect on some token-related problems and try to come up with a solution. We will address those problems both from the production and usage sides, which,... read more
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Case study: Dechra & Salmon

12th September 2018

With revenues doubling and rapid expansion leading to an increase from 16 to 36 global business units, Dechra Pharmaceuticals faced a major challenge in managing its cash and treasury operations across the group. In this case study, Dechra’s group treasurer Steve Card explains how they met the challenge. The company Dechra is an... read more
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Starling Bank CIO: "You have to design the software for failure"

11th September 2018

Company: bobsguide
The chief information officer role could not be more crucial than it is now. A role that simultaneously requires the robust upkeep of mission critical IT systems as well as constantly searching out the most innovative technology. For John Mountain, CIO at challenger bank Starling, the way incumbent IT departments operate is vastly different to... read more
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Competing with robo-investors: putting the EI in AI

11th September 2018

Artificial Intelligence is advancing at an exponential rate across the globe. In the UK, a Government Industrial Strategy is now in place to ensure its success and China’s government has recently revealed a plan committing the country to becoming the world’s dominant player in AI by 2030. Earlier this month, the Bank of... read more
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Instant payments to reshape market

10th September 2018

Company: Nuapay
With the potential to reach nearly another one billion people, instant payments are at the heart of a new global payments landscape. But what is driving interest, and can these new payments meet the immediate needs of today’s consumers, merchants and corporates?  Today, consumers expect and currently perceive instant or near real-time... read more
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MiFID II Transaction Reporting: where are we now?

10th September 2018

Company: AutoRek
It has been more than six months since the go-live of MiFID II and for most executing firms transaction reporting has become part and parcel of their operational workflows. For those working on transaction reporting, 2018 will have been a mixture of successes and frustrations. In the first half of this year the market data processor (MDP) has... read more