bankingtech

Becoming a Digital Bank

At a time of rapid innovation, fierce competition and spiralling customer expectations, many banks are assessing how different technologies can contribute to their digital transformation strategies.There are no easy or short answers.

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Professional Cybercriminals Put the Heat on Fintech

Like the sophisticated and meticulous gang in the engaging 1995 movie Heat, cybercriminals are showing a greater degree of professionalism. In the European Payments Councils (EPC) 2018 Payment Threats and Fraud Trends Report, it provides a bleak and very lengthy overview of the most important threats in the payments landscape.

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Brexit Is Real. What Now for Finance Companies?

Deadlines have a way of focusing the mind, and that’s certainly the case with Brexit. By Friday, 29 March 2019 – less than four months from today – the UK will leave the European Union (EU), for better or worse. What once had been a distant possibility now looms as a concrete reality for millions.

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What Does the Future Look Like for Cryptocurrency?

The fintech revolution is in full swing, with companies cropping up to assist with the possible transfer to a new way of conducting financial operations. Cryptocurrency has already commanded a huge audience and shown us ways in which we can use the underlying blockchain functionality to improve current systems.

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Beijing Plots to Make Fintech Grand Thing

Beijing has great ambitions in the fintech space to attract international firms to the city and create innovation clusters.

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US Regulator Plays Hardball Over ICO Securities

Like some stocky wiseguy in New Jersey, the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) just aint got time for any nonsense about initial coin offering (ICO) securities. The SEC has settled charges against two companies that sold digital tokens in ICOs.

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Independent Community Bankers of America Launches Fintech Accelerator

The Independent Community Bankers of America (ICBA) has teamed with the Venture Center in Little Rock, Arkansas to launch the ICBA ThinkTech Accelerator, a community bank-focused program.

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VIDEO: What’s Hot in Australia’s Paytech & Fintech

Leila Fourie, CEO of Australian Payments Network, explores what’s hot in Australia’s paytech and fintech, what’s next for the industry and what challenges are facing it, as well as the role publishing platforms like FinTech Futures play in keeping the industry abreast of the latest developments.

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Sibos 2018: Death of the Cheque in RBA’s Sights – Finally

A senior Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) executive has predicted the end for cheques, as Australia’s New Payments Platform (NPP) facilitates a consolidation of the payments system.

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VIDEO Playlist: Bringing Legacy Banks Into the 21st Century

FinovateFall brought together fintech innovators from all over the world and representatives from some of the largest banks in the US, so naturally there were discussions around forging new partnerships and benefiting from the culture and technology share between the different sides.

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Fidelity CEO Hints at Blockchain and Crypto Products

Fidelity Investments is cooking up more blockchain and cryptocurrency-related products and services, with a goal of rolling some of them out in the next few months, according to CEO Abigail Johnson.

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R3 and Ripple Reach Settlement Over Legal Dispute

The war is over Let love and peace reign in the kingdom of fintech. The blockchain duo of Ripple and R3 have reached a settlement of all outstanding litigation between the parties.

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