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The biggest fintech appointments of 2017 so far Pt.1

16th August 2017

Company: bobsguide
Our roundup of the biggest people moves affecting the fintech industry throughout 2017.  Metro Bank appoints Chief Technology Officer Earlier this month Metro Bank announced the appointment of Martyn Atkinson as Chief Information Officer (CIO). Atkinson is currently director of digital and change at the bank and will take up the... read more

The most significant fintech acquisitions by financial services of 2017 so far

31st July 2017

Company: bobsguide
Earlier this month we wrote about the biggest fintech-fintech acquisitions of 2017 so far. Whilst fintechs are continuing to seek collaboration, they’re not the only ones looking to form strategic partnerships and acquisitions. Tier 1 banks and financial services are also eyeing up opportunities to keep up with innovation. In a recent... read more

Global relief at source: The tax gold standard?

24th July 2017

Company: GlobeTax
Right time, right place? The EU Tax Barriers Business Advisory Group (TBBAG) calculated in 2013 that annually, roughly €5.47bn in recoverable tax is retained by EU tax authorities. That figure has continued to climb as investors increasingly diversify their portfolios across a wider selection of asset classes and markets. In recent years,... read more

Redefining the banking experience through omnichannel

20th July 2017

Company: NETinfo PLC
It is an irreversible global trend that people’ lifestyles are increasingly dominated by digital channels. Across the entire spectrum of everyday services, from social, to professional, to consumer, banks are making the conscious decision to digitise both the consumer-facing and internal aspects of their businesses in order to compete in a... read more

Public cloud adoption in financial services – challenges and opportunities

20th July 2017

Company: GFT
Every day companies around the world are finding new and innovative ways of exploiting public cloud technologies. The overall growth of cloud adoption continues to increase at double digit rates, and public cloud providers are facilitating unprecedented levels of innovation, agility, insight, and cost reduction. At the heart of their offering... read more

Empowering business users with mature data governance

14th July 2017

Company: Asset Control
Rapidly evolving digital competition is shining a spotlight on the IT infrastructure of many financial institutions. Growing digital competition requires both a review of internal models to reduce costs and improve business agility, as well as external capabilities that can facilitate partnerships with the burgeoning fintech ecosystem and enhance... read more

Is PSD2 the most significant banking industry shake-up ever? Pt. 3

10th July 2017

Company: bobsguide
Patrick Tans, Senior General Manager, Banking Products, at KBC Bank was a panellist at The European Payment Summit 2017, and stated that banks were facing the biggest upheaval to their industry for over 600 years. But how does the industry feel about the shift in regulation? We spoke to senior figures from across banks and fintechs, as well... read more

The latest issue of Payments {R}Evolution magazine is out now

5th July 2017

Company: bobsguide
The team behind PaymentEye and bobsguide is proud to present the 2nd edition of Payments {R}Evolution magazine. First released at Money20/20 Europe last month, the magazine addresses key issues in banking, forming strategic collaborations, the rise of challenger banks, and the future of the payments landscape. Featuring exclusive content and... read more

Increasing returns on innovation investment: Why it’s time banks drop the curtain on “theatre”

27th June 2017

Technology is playing an increasingly prominent – and essential – role in efforts by banks and financial institutions to improve the products and services they offer their customers. Over the past decade, the realisation has dawned that – as well as presenting opportunities to exceed and reshape consumers’ expectations of... read more