Aoife Morgan

Aoife Morgan is a journalist at bobsguide covering payments and open banking. Previously, she has freelanced and interned at Marie Claire and The Times Magazine covering fashion and lifestyle. She is a NCTJ-qualified journalist with a first- class BA in Journalism.

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Legacy data sets holding back FI AML compliance teams
Banking

Legacy data sets holding back FI AML compliance teams

1w | By Aoife Morgan, Journalist

Legacy data sets holding back FI AML compliance te...

The fast-pace changes taking place in the anti-money laundering (AML) regulatory landscape, partially prompted by the scale of money laundering scanda...

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Mid-sized market at risk of missing out on funding due to lack of ESG strategy
Asset management

Mid-sized market at risk of missing out on funding due to lack of ESG strategy

3w | By Aoife Morgan, Journalist

Mid-sized market at risk of missing out on funding...

Mid-sized businesses falling behind on ESG agendas are at risk of missing out on a new batch of funding as lenders become more selective and ESG-focus...

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Paytech market updates: Klarna, PayPal and ACI Worldwide lead in collaborations
Payments

Paytech market updates: Klarna, PayPal and ACI Worldwide lead in collaborations

4w | By Aoife Morgan, Journalist

Paytech market updates: Klarna, PayPal and ACI Wor...

PayPal, on August 23, launched a new service enabling customers in the UK to buy, hold and sell cryptocurrency. The announcement is the first step of ...

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EU anti-money laundering proposals already pushing crypto business away, warn advisors
Asset management

EU anti-money laundering proposals already pushing crypto business away, warn advisors

2m | By Aoife Morgan, Journalist

EU anti-money laundering proposals already pushing...

Financial sector advisors are warning that the European Commission’s plans to crack down on the crypto sector, bringing crypto exchanges and service p...

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Paytech market updates: HPS, Klarna and Verizon lead in partnerships
Payments

Paytech market updates: HPS, Klarna and Verizon lead in partnerships

2m | By Aoife Morgan, Journalist

Paytech market updates: HPS, Klarna and Verizon le...

On July 16, Zwipe and ICPS announced its partnership to bring Zwipe’s biometric payment cards to banks across Africa and Asia. The cards will have a f...

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BoE’s CBDC director: Stable coins need to offer 'equivalent protection' to paper money
Payments

BoE’s CBDC director: Stable coins need to offer 'equivalent protection' to paper money

3m | By Aoife Morgan, Journalist

BoE’s CBDC director: Stable coins need to offer 'e...

As central banks explore the use of stable coins, the introduction of digital currencies “would have to offer equivalent protection to existing pools ...

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Paytech market updates: Visa, Goldman Sachs and Yappily enhance B2B payments
Payments

Paytech market updates: Visa, Goldman Sachs and Yappily enhance B2B payments

3m | By Aoife Morgan, Journalist

Paytech market updates: Visa, Goldman Sachs and Ya...

ImageNPay, on June 15, announced its virtual prepaid digital card is now available on Apple Pay enabling customers to add it to their digital wallet. ...

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Q&A: Delta Capita’s Trevor Belstead on platform banking, industry trends and growing brand value
Banking

Q&A: Delta Capita’s Trevor Belstead on platform banking, industry trends and growing brand value

3m | By Aoife Morgan, Journalist

Q&A: Delta Capita’s Trevor Belstead on platform ba...

As the banking industry becomes more customer-centric and digitalised post-pandemic, so will its product offerings. With banking-as-a-platform already...

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Citibank: We’re moving into a 24/7 payment environment
Treasury

Citibank: We’re moving into a 24/7 payment environment

4m | By Aoife Morgan, Journalist

Citibank: We’re moving into a 24/7 payment environ...

Bank treasuries rushing to build up real-time payment (RTP) resources may stumble upon several hurdles, market participants warned, as they face mount...

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Credit Suisse, IBM: We’re right in the middle of the disruption cycle
Banking

Credit Suisse, IBM: We’re right in the middle of the disruption cycle

4m | By Aoife Morgan, Journalist

Credit Suisse, IBM: We’re right in the middle of t...

Digital transformation in the banking sector has encouraged the emergence of two new business models; contextual and conscious banking, according to P...

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Allica, Huawei: Banks should avoid “theoretical moonshots”
Banking

Allica, Huawei: Banks should avoid “theoretical moonshots”

4m | By Aoife Morgan, Journalist

Allica, Huawei: Banks should avoid “theoretical mo...

Banks are not effectively utilising trends in consumer behaviour, according to Siri Børsum, global vice president of finance vertical at Huawei. “We l...

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Paytech market updates: HSBC, Tink and Payoneer lead in cross-border payments
Payments

Paytech market updates: HSBC, Tink and Payoneer lead in cross-border payments

4m | By Aoife Morgan, Journalist

Paytech market updates: HSBC, Tink and Payoneer le...

On May 19, Deutsche Bank announced its partnership with payments technology provider Silverflow to support the bank’s payments strategy. The bank will...

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Google steps into the banking sector
Banking

Google steps into the banking sector

4m | By Aoife Morgan, Journalist

Google steps into the banking sector

The tech giant is looking to use its technologies to solve banking problems Read More...

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Wells Fargo set for FedNow pilot testing
Banking

Wells Fargo set for FedNow pilot testing

4m | By Aoife Morgan, Journalist

Wells Fargo set for FedNow pilot testing

Issues for instant payments for corporates still need to be addressed Read More...

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Banks: Investors need to know ESG factors to stay relevant
Banking

Banks: Investors need to know ESG factors to stay relevant

4m | By Aoife Morgan, Journalist

Banks: Investors need to know ESG factors to stay ...

Fintechs who leverage AI will drive ESG data maturity Read More...

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SEC clampdown on SPACs to bring maturity to market
Trading & brokering

SEC clampdown on SPACs to bring maturity to market

5m | By Aoife Morgan, Journalist

SEC clampdown on SPACs to bring maturity to market

New accounting rules slow down fintech SPAC activity Read More...

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A surge in payments trends: FIs forced to pivot quickly during pandemic
Payments

A surge in payments trends: FIs forced to pivot quickly during pandemic

5m | By Aoife Morgan, Journalist

A surge in payments trends: FIs forced to pivot qu...

The pandemic has reinforced the need for industry to be agile and adaptable Read More...

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Paytech market updates: Paypal, Afterpay and Stripe lead innovations
Payments

Paytech market updates: Paypal, Afterpay and Stripe lead innovations

5m | By Aoife Morgan, Journalist

Paytech market updates: Paypal, Afterpay and Strip...

Monthly updates on the standout tech developments in payments Read More...

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Finding the right technology partner for your innovation roadmap
Banking

Finding the right technology partner for your innovation roadmap

5m | By Aoife Morgan, Journalist

Finding the right technology partner for your inno...

Consumers today are in the driving seat. Bolstered by the incoming waves of digital natives and growing digital confidence among boomers and Gen X con...

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Banks and brokers encourage second EU research unbundling
Banking

Banks and brokers encourage second EU research unbundling

6m | By Aoife Morgan, Journalist

Banks and brokers encourage second EU research unb...

Despite asset managers looking to negotiate prices down for specific areas of research after the second Markets in financial infrastructure directive ...

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Fixed income traders lean on automation
Trading & brokering

Fixed income traders lean on automation

6m | By Aoife Morgan, Journalist

Fixed income traders lean on automation

The average daily volume for fixed income electronic trading reached a new record of $10.6bn in January surpassing the previously set record of $10.3b...

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Paytech market updates: TrueLayer, Afterpay and Intuit lead in integrations
Payments

Paytech market updates: TrueLayer, Afterpay and Intuit lead in integrations

6m | By Aoife Morgan, Journalist

Paytech market updates: TrueLayer, Afterpay and In...

Monthly updates on the standout tech developments in payments Read More...

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Paytech market updates: Visa, Mastercard and TrueLayer boost payments
Payments

Paytech market updates: Visa, Mastercard and TrueLayer boost payments

7m | By Aoife Morgan, Journalist

Paytech market updates: Visa, Mastercard and TrueL...

Monthly updates on the standout tech developments in payments Read More...

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Calls for CRM to include PISPs and electronic money issuers
Payments

Calls for CRM to include PISPs and electronic money issuers

8m | By Aoife Morgan, Journalist

Calls for CRM to include PISPs and electronic mone...

Forty-one percent of authorised push payment (APP) scams have been reimbursed since the introduction of the Contingent Reimbursement Model (CRM) but “...

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Unresponsive bank APIs causing open banking challenges
Payments

Unresponsive bank APIs causing open banking challenges

8m | By Aoife Morgan, Journalist

Unresponsive bank APIs causing open banking challe...

Unreliable payment rails still pose a challenge for third party providers, according to Luke Massie, CEO of VibePay. Problems with the technical infra...

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Seamless payment experiences essential in months ahead
Payments

Seamless payment experiences essential in months ahead

9m | By Aoife Morgan, Journalist

Seamless payment experiences essential in months a...

It is set to be a transformative year for payments say those in the industry. The pandemic will continue to have a huge impact, particularly in digita...

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Starling provides “road map” for future in-app integrations
Banking

Starling provides “road map” for future in-app integrations

9m | By Aoife Morgan, Journalist

Starling provides “road map” for future in-app int...

Starling Bank’s latest partnership is a “completely different vertical for us”, says Gareth Towler the bank’s marketplace product analyst. The challen...

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UK challenger banks “disadvantaged” by regulations
Banking

UK challenger banks “disadvantaged” by regulations

9m | By Aoife Morgan, Journalist

UK challenger banks “disadvantaged” by regulations

Challenger banks are still an “afterthought” in financial services regulation ten years after the first one appeared, according to a report on Diversi...

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No regime rest bite: UK regulations to cause stir in 2021
Payments

No regime rest bite: UK regulations to cause stir in 2021

10m | By Aoife Morgan, Journalist

No regime rest bite: UK regulations to cause stir ...

It’s been a tough year for financial market participants in the UK, with the pandemic causing turbulence and uncertainty around Brexit undermining fut...

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No regime rest bite: UK regulations to cause stir in 2021
Payments

No regime rest bite: UK regulations to cause stir in 2021

10m | By Aoife Morgan, Journalist

No regime rest bite: UK regulations to cause stir ...

It’s been a tough year for financial market participants in the UK, with the pandemic causing turbulence and uncertainty around Brexit undermini...

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Vaccine provides cautious optimism among FDs
Treasury

Vaccine provides cautious optimism among FDs

10m | By Aoife Morgan, Journalist

Vaccine provides cautious optimism among FDs

A vaccine to the coronavirus will not bring much change in consumer confidence in the next quarter, according to a panel of finance directors at  ...

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