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26/03/20
In my previous article, I examined how effective liquidity management in treasury depends upon having a consolidated view and control of corporate cash. In this one, I consider why ...
25/03/20
The clock is ticking on the European Union (EU)’s Shareholder Rights Directive II (SRD II), which comes into force on 3 September 2020. It’s part of a cross-sector ...
13/03/20
While explaining the business application of real-time, Harshit Jain, Head of Transaction Banking & Digitisation at Nucleus Software, said that: "Consumers and business ...
12/02/20
Pressure is mounting on smaller financial institutions not only to monitor, but to actively examine and control intraday liquidity in real-time. Since the financial crisis, ...
10/02/20
Invisible liquidity is unmanageable liquidity. This inconvenient truth remains as valid today as it has ever since the discipline of liquidity management first emerged. ...
29/01/20
Competition concerns are being raised over Visa and Mastercards’ acquisitions and investments as the two major card schemes become increasingly involved in fintech ...
21/01/20
After more than a decade of intensifying regulatory scrutiny, and calls for greater transparency across financial markets, it is striking that so many capital markets participants ...
12/12/19
Bobsguide have complied a list of the global fintech conferences that will take place during 2020. This page will be updated as and when new information is provided.   ...
10/12/19
Ripple may review its policy around publishing transaction data but not until it experiences more growth according to Marcus Treacher, senior vice president of customer success of ...
09/12/19
The menace of trade-based money laundering (TBML) is an increasing, yet often under-reported, financial and reputational risk to banks and a growing concern to governments and ...
09/12/19
Managing cash across multiple banks usually involves numerous tokens to access proprietary and isolated bank portals, or for the more complex treasury operation, different file or ...
05/12/19
After more than a decade of intensifying regulatory scrutiny, and calls for greater transparency across financial markets, it is striking that so many capital markets participants ...
21/11/19
With countries such as China and Germany laying the groundwork for their blockchain legislation in the past few months, and financial services still undecided on the uses of ...
21/11/19
Each year, the bobsguide Rankings become more competitive, reflective of the vibrant fintech ecosystem and the market it serves. We ask the market to vote for those firms they ...
14/11/19
Corporate treasurers are experiencing more payments volume than ever before, with billions of transactions executed daily across a variety of channels, currencies, and countries. ...
14/10/19
In 1987, the then UK Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher telephoned Canadian property developer Paul Reichman asking him to develop London’s derelict docklands into a glittering ...
30/09/19
Ripple customers looking to utilise the firm’s on-demand liquidity capabilities are not impacted by fluctuations in the company’s crypto asset, XRP, according to its ...
16/08/19
News that a Beijing-backed digital currency is in the offing comes as no shock to the market, according to Daniel Scott, CEO at CoinCorner. “China has historically had a ...
02/07/19
Funding for payments companies reached a high of $12bn in 2018, according to statistics from Accenture, while fintechs in the sector accounted for 24% of all venture capital ...
02/07/19
Over the past few decades, the way banks, financial institutions and corporates have approached risk management has changed seismically. While risk management departments have ...
26/06/19
Accelerators A venture or scheme that promotes and aids the rapid growth of selected new small businesses. Acquirer A company that buys the rights to another company ...
11/06/19
The bursting of the cryptocurrency bubble and the deflation of industry hype around blockchain means distributed ledger technology has the time decouple from Bitcoin and find real ...
03/06/19
Emerging technologies have changed practically every facet of our daily lives. From smartphones to flying drones, the pace of innovation continues to accelerate at almost maddening ...
08/05/19
Decades-old know your customer (KYC) processes in corporate banking are unsustainable, says Bart Claeys, head of KYC at SWIFT, and nascent technology like distributed ledger ...
29/04/19
If you've done much traveling in your life, this scenario is probably all too familiar. You crawl out of bed in the middle of the night to get to the airport three hours before ...
04/04/19
“APIs and ISO20022 are actually completely incompatible with one and other. You wouldn’t want a modern agile API using ISO 20022 standards because [the standard] is too ...
21/03/19
Should the UK’s banks reconsider pricing mechanisms as they leave the Single Euro Payments Area (SEPA), Société Générale may follow suit according ...
19/03/19
For multinational groups, the ability to instantly appraise cash positions has long been a challenge. Selecting the right treasury management system (TMS) can be key to liquidity ...
04/03/19
Payroll systems play a crucial part in the operation of any firm. From keeping track of employee pay, bonuses, pension payments, and tax contributions, their use in modern ...
18/02/19
Among the many regulatory overhauls introduced to financial markets in recent years, those surrounding clearing have perhaps raised the most question marks for market participants ...
14/02/19
Unheard of today, the New York & Mississippi Valley Printing Telegraph Company was founded in 1851. Five years later, the company was renamed Western Union. Arguably one of the ...
06/02/19
Cost-efficiency and an exciting roadmap - including the Corda R3 tie up - have galvanised the gpi community, a bobsguide poll conducted during a webinar this week, demonstrates. ...
29/01/19
A breed of emergent vendors is aiming to break apart the oligarchy ruling the core banking space and disrupt a market which has been experiencing consolidation for a decade. Those ...
08/01/19
Conferencing is a key part of the fintech industry and one of the only ways to stay up to date with the ever quickening pace of technological change in the sector. Bobsguide ...
11/12/18
We asked market participants to vote for their top fintech software providers for the year, and they obliged: the bobsguide 2018 Software Rankings voting system was inundated with ...
06/12/18
Since its inception, it has been a core tenet of a decentralised blockchain to bring citizens from developing countries into the global financial system and the greatest advocates ...
14/11/18
A key theme of this year’s Sibos in Sydney, Australia, ISO 20022 had its own track dedicated to it. The messaging standard has been hailed a “global success” ...
12/11/18
Making payments is generally an expensive process for large organizations, in terms of both time and money. The process tends to be particularly expensive when an organization has ...
07/11/18
“APIs are new from a technological standpoint, but also what SWIFT has played for since inception,” said the company's head of standards, Stephen Lindsay, on ...
06/11/18
“APIs are new from a technological standpoint, but also what SWIFT has played for since inception,” said the company's head of standards, Stephen Lindsay, on ...
05/11/18
“Payments is now a new battleground,” says John Hutton, director of payments at Nationwide, “particularly with Open Banking and the adoption of Third Party ...
31/10/18
There is no doubt that the Asia Pacific (Apac) region now dominates the global banking landscape, with 43% of total global bank profits generated in the geography. It’s also ...
30/10/18
There is satisfaction in swiping a flashy, eye-catching credit card to purchase goods. One of the first to break into mainstream usage, digital challenger banks have followed ...
23/10/18
Nearly a year has passed since Ripple spoke to bobsguide in late 2017, and 2018 has proven to be a big year for the blockchain cross-border payments startup.  At ...
22/10/18
The world's central banks should consider a decentralised approach to economic management, said Ethereum blockchain co-founder and current CEO of ConsenSys, Joseph ...
27/09/18
Earlier this month, the former-chief executive of TSB, Paul Pester, stepped down from his role at the organisation following a string of IT failures which caused unquantifiable ...
17/09/18
The costly card payment acceptance fee is among the most frequently cited complaints of small businesses across Europe. Small merchants, a slave to ‘cash only’ ...
16/09/18
Winning, or even succeeding, in today’s global market requires a new set of tactics. Manoeuvring through the rapidly changing landscape demands a wider and yet more detailed ...
10/09/18
It seems a long time ago that QR (Quick-Response) codes were introduced to the world, appearing on everything from boarding passes to business cards. But they might just be coming ...
16/08/18
  Cross-border payments company Ripple has today announced partnerships with Bittrex, the digital asset exchange for xRapid through US dollars, Bitso, the digital ...

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