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System integration facilitates regulatory compliance and improves P&L, says Finastra
Banking

System integration facilitates regulatory compliance and improves P&L, says Finastra

6m | By Leanna Reeves, Journalist

System integration facilitates regulatory complian...

As the pandemic continues to drive digitalisation across industries, the benefits of adopting an integrated approach are recognised more than ever by ...

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“Right time” for CBDC to be considered, says BoE senior manager
Banking

“Right time” for CBDC to be considered, says BoE senior manager

6m | By Leanna Reeves, Journalist

“Right time” for CBDC to be considered, says BoE s...

The Bank of England (BoE) reiterated its ambition to introduce a Central Bank Digital Currency (CBDC) to improve the payment landscape’s resilie...

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Starling’s CTA: Tech culture key to client confidence
Banking

Starling’s CTA: Tech culture key to client confidence

7m | By Leanna Reeves, Journalist

Starling’s CTA: Tech culture key to client confide...

Challenger banks’ cultural approach to technology and data analytics have become vital components in ensuring consumer confidence over online banking,...

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Capital One reiterates AML investment following FinCEN fine
Banking

Capital One reiterates AML investment following FinCEN fine

8m | By Leanna Reeves, Journalist

Capital One reiterates AML investment following Fi...

This month, the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) fined Capital One $390m for violating the Bank Secrecy Act (BSA) and failing to comply w...

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SEC charges against Ripple face criticism
Payments

SEC charges against Ripple face criticism

8m | By Leanna Reeves, Journalist

SEC charges against Ripple face criticism

The Securities and Exchange Commission’s (SEC) latest charges against Ripple Labs Inc shows the regulator’s ambition to further supervise ongoing deve...

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AML rules missing targets
Banking

AML rules missing targets

8m | By Leanna Reeves, Journalist

AML rules missing targets

The rise of anti-money laundering (AML) related fines over the past few years shows regulators are homed in on tackling the problem, but current super...

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Open Banking fails to meet targets
Banking

Open Banking fails to meet targets

11m | By Leanna Reeves, Journalist

Open Banking fails to meet targets

Despite having registered over two million users in the UK, Open Banking is still failing to meet its objectives of creating a more competitive retail...

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FMIs face more cyber threats than ever but remain robust to attacks
Trading & brokering

FMIs face more cyber threats than ever but remain robust to attacks

11m | By Leanna Reeves, Journalist

FMIs face more cyber threats than ever but remain ...

Despite growing risks of cyberattacks and the need to switch to remote working, Financial Market Institutions (FMIs) adapted well to the crisis, accor...

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Sibos panel: Appeal of CBDCs is programmable nature
Payments

Sibos panel: Appeal of CBDCs is programmable nature

11m | By Leanna Reeves, Journalist

Sibos panel: Appeal of CBDCs is programmable natur...

As central banks show increased interest in developing their digital currencies, understanding, and grasping the benefits of implementing Central Bank...

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FinCEN revelations: regulators must act as “first line of attack”
Banking

FinCEN revelations: regulators must act as “first line of attack”

11m | By Leanna Reeves, Journalist

FinCEN revelations: regulators must act as “first ...

“It's not just banks that are guilty of this. It's professional enablers that are letting them do it,” says Martin Cheek, managing...

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ECB wants crypto alternative
Banking

ECB wants crypto alternative

12m | By Leanna Reeves, Journalist

ECB wants crypto alternative

Last week European Central Bank (ECB) president Christine Lagarde announced the central bank’s ambition to implement a digital euro. Lagarde’s stateme...

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Fintechs show appetite for growth despite market anxieties
Banking

Fintechs show appetite for growth despite market anxieties

12m | By Leanna Reeves, Journalist

Fintechs show appetite for growth despite market a...

The pandemic and upcoming negotiations around Brexit are causing unprecedented uncertainty for fintech market participants, but many are still seeking...

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Banks to move from digital to invisible services
Banking

Banks to move from digital to invisible services

1y | By Leanna Reeves, Journalist

Banks to move from digital to invisible services

As the new generation of customers increasingly relies on tech, expectations from the services that banks offer are also expected to change – particul...

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Incumbent retail banks balancing consumer need and tech
Banking

Incumbent retail banks balancing consumer need and tech

1y | By Leanna Reeves, Journalist

Incumbent retail banks balancing consumer need and...

“If our CEO came to us and said ‘right, we want to rapidly digitalise this bank so that we do everything that we do today only through digital channel...

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Options Technology COO: We’re a bridge between the public and private clouds
Banking

Options Technology COO: We’re a bridge between the public and private clouds

1y | By Leanna Reeves, Journalist

Options Technology COO: We’re a bridge between the...

As the pandemic caused an unprecedented market disruption, hedge fund liquidation surged in the first months of the crisis. Stevie Morrow, chief opera...

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Interest in cryptos grows as retail investor look to benefit
Payments

Interest in cryptos grows as retail investor look to benefit

1y | By Leanna Reeves, Journalist

Interest in cryptos grows as retail investor look ...

In March, market disruption caused by the pandemic followed a drop in the price of cryptocurrencies – including Bitcoin, which lost half of its ...

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Decrease in branch traffic speeds digital transformation
Banking

Decrease in branch traffic speeds digital transformation

1y | By Leanna Reeves, Journalist

Decrease in branch traffic speeds digital transfor...

Starting in March, banks including Llyods and HSBC have closed their branches due to government guidelines on health and safety – a trend that h...

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LatAm embraces OB
Payments

LatAm embraces OB

1y | By Leanna Reeves, Journalist

LatAm embraces OB

Effective since 2018, the implementation of Open Banking standards in the UK has established a model across the globe – particularly for ambitio...

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Pandemic sees boom in contactless payments, but cash likely to remain
Payments

Pandemic sees boom in contactless payments, but cash likely to remain

1y | By Leanna Reeves, Journalist

Pandemic sees boom in contactless payments, but ca...

Government lockdown rules and health organisations’ instructions have created a boom in the use of contactless payments – a new habit that is likely t...

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