EBA paves the way for tighter scrutiny of digital platforms
Payments

EBA paves the way for tighter scrutiny of digital platforms

1m | By Anjali Kochhar

EBA paves the way for tighter scrutiny of digital ...

The European Banking Authority (EBA) laid the groundworks for tighter supervision and regulation of digital platforms on Tuesday, warning “the speed o...

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Kalifa, Crosswell: UK must harness and develop resources
Banking

Kalifa, Crosswell: UK must harness and develop resources

6m | By Michael McCaw, Editor

Kalifa, Crosswell: UK must harness and develop res...

The UK government must prioritise the protection and expansion of the country’s fintech markets, according to Ron Kalifa and Charlotte Crosswell, co-a...

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Banks must ‘speed up’ to match agility of fintechs, says Clearbank
Banking

Banks must ‘speed up’ to match agility of fintechs, says Clearbank

7m |

Banks must ‘speed up’ to match agility of fintechs...

Banks must accelerate their digital transformation to meet fintechs’ needs, particularly as they are considered critical to the success and regulatory...

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Health and wealth: happy together
Insurance

Health and wealth: happy together

1y | Comarch Finance

Health and wealth: happy together

The last year acquisition of InstaMed, a healthcare payment solutions specialist, by JP Morgan, has delivered significant benefits to customers of bot...

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Accountants encourage tech investment despite pandemic uncertainty
Treasury

Accountants encourage tech investment despite pandemic uncertainty

1y | By Emma Olsson, Reporter

Accountants encourage tech investment despite pand...

Accountants must invest in long term technological change, according to a panel of accountants and tech providers during an Accountancy Age webinar ye...

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Fintechs show appetite for growth despite market anxieties
Banking

Fintechs show appetite for growth despite market anxieties

1y | 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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Reconciliation software demand shakes up fintech partnership ecosystems
Treasury

Reconciliation software demand shakes up fintech partnership ecosystems

1y | ReconArt

Reconciliation software demand shakes up fintech p...

By definition, corporate process optimisation propelled by digital transformation is a continuous effort. Technology innovation, pressure to stay ahea...

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Fintechs resilient in face of pandemic
Banking

Fintechs resilient in face of pandemic

1y | By Jeremy Chan, Journalist

Fintechs resilient in face of pandemic

Fintechs are optimistic of their future prospects as the consequences of the pandemic provides favourable tailwinds. “[The sector] seems to be buoyant...

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The rise of the platform economy in financial services
Banking

The rise of the platform economy in financial services

2y | Finastra

The rise of the platform economy in financial serv...

Platforms, APIs and open banking are rewriting the rules and creating powerful new ways to engage with the customer at lower cost. When it comes to fu...

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Robust governance procedures key to bank-vendor relationship
Banking

Robust governance procedures key to bank-vendor relationship

2y | By Michael McCaw, Editor

Robust governance procedures key to bank-vendor re...

“We put in place rigorous governance mechanisms, we agreed with Finastra what the governance mechanism would be like and we then started to exec...

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Deutsche Bank’s Maley: Banks let fintech take market share
Banking

Deutsche Bank’s Maley: Banks let fintech take market share

2y | By Rebekah Tunstead, Reporter

Deutsche Bank’s Maley: Banks let fintech take mark...

Banks have allowed fintechs to take a large portion of market share, according to Paul Maley, managing director, head of corporate bank UK and Ireland...

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London Lord Mayor: Emerging markets threaten UK’s fintech status

London Lord Mayor: Emerging markets threaten UK’s fintech status

2y | By Rebekah Tunstead, Reporter

London Lord Mayor: Emerging markets threaten UK’s ...

The UK must drive innovation to remain a key fintech hub as emerging markets scale rapidly, according to Peter Estlin, Lord Mayor of the City of ...

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Schroders’ Marsland: Governing fintech partnerships becoming an “enormous” challenge
Asset management

Schroders’ Marsland: Governing fintech partnerships becoming an “enormous” challenge

2y | By Rebekah Tunstead, Reporter

Schroders’ Marsland: Governing fintech partnership...

The increasing need for firms to have resilient operating models is putting pressure on fintech partnerships, according to John Marsland, chief o...

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Ignore the Nasdaq: confidence high in fintech
Banking

Ignore the Nasdaq: confidence high in fintech

3y | By Michael McCaw, Editor

Ignore the Nasdaq: confidence high in fintech

“I’m not worried about the recent blips,” said an investment banker who asked not to be named, on the sidelines of last week’s...

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US states to proactively regulate fintech market
Banking

US states to proactively regulate fintech market

3y | By Michael McCaw, Editor

US states to proactively regulate fintech market

State regulators are to take a more hands-on approach to regulating and engaging with financial technology developments, according to Chris Camacho, p...

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The back office revolution
Insurance

The back office revolution

3y | By Gillian Boston, Head of Business Consulting

The back office revolution

Wherever you look and in whatever industry sector you might be in, some back office functions still appear to be operating in the dark ages. That'...

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Banking services “unbundling” in fintech market
Banking

Banking services “unbundling” in fintech market

3y | By David Beach, Reporter

Banking services “unbundling” in fintech market

At the recent Amazon Web Services FS Insight conference, Jonno Southam, venture capital business development manager at AWS led a panel with Jai ...

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Fintechs scale up to take on incumbents
Banking

Fintechs scale up to take on incumbents

3y | By David Beach, Reporter

Fintechs scale up to take on incumbents

The great unbundling of the financial services industry continues in earnest as new market participants enter with increasing frequency. Their stated...

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