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Posted on: 15 February 2017 | Source: Ryan Rubin, Managing Director, Protiviti
Protiviti's Managing Director, Ryan Rubin, provides insight into some of the questions facing blockchain technology, from relevance to security.
Posted on: 10 February 2017 | Source: Steve King, Head of Corporate Compliance, Travelex
Money laundering is a huge issue in FX with at least $800 billion laundered each year. What can be done to prevent it and raise standards?
Posted on: 7 February 2017 | Source: Peter Farley, Senior Strategist, Capital Markets, Misys
With IT spending from investment banks still largely reactionary, now is the time to invest in sustainable, strategic IT transformation.
Posted on: 6 February 2017 | Source: Viktor Andonov, President, DataArt Bulgaria
From cybersecurity to blockchain, via artificial intelligence and the cloud, how will technology in financial services advance this year?
Posted on: 27 January 2017 | Source: Kittredge Carswell, Vice President and Senior Offering Manager, Trade and Supply Chain Solutions, CGI
Trade finance as it stands can be paper-intensive, costly and risk-laden. With the rapid advent of blockchain technology, that could be a thing of the past.
Posted on: 24 January 2017 | Source: Tim Smolcic, Programme Manager, Brickendon
Offshoring hasn't quite been the cost effective saviour to financial services it initially looked like being, but rightshoring could be.
Posted on: 24 January 2017 | Source: Ivy Schmerken, Editorial Director, FlexTrade
Political uncertainty is playing havoc with currency markets, a trend that looks set to continue. Here's a look at 6 trends we may see within that.
Posted on: 20 January 2017 | Source: Luke Antoniou, FX-MM
Donald Trump becomes the 45th President of the US today; how are financial markets shaping up as he prepares to give his first speech at the inauguration?
Posted on: 17 January 2017 | Source: Professor Andreas Thalassinos, Head of Education, FXTM
Nigeria isn't one of the usual suspects when it comes to FX trading, but when you dig a little deeper, the burgeoning interest makes perfect sense, says Professor Andreas Thalassinos, Head of Education at FXTM.
Posted on: 6 January 2017 | Source: Barry Kislingbury, Director Solution Consulting, Immediate Payments, ACI Worldwide
EBA Clearing announced the ‘frontrunner service providers’ for its SEPA Instant Credit Transfer (SCT Inst) scheme, due to go live in November 2017...
Posted on: 13 December 2016 | Source: Gartner
With the new year just around the corner, and the last twelve months of innovative technology advancements to take forward, what's next?
Posted on: 6 December 2016 | Source: Thomas Dolenga, Head of Cash Management Products, Global Transaction Banking, UniCredit
With customer expectations higher than ever Thomas Dolenga of UniCredit discusses how technology is transforming the transaction banking landscape.
Posted on: 29 November 2016 | Source: Tom Zschach, Chief Information Officer, CLS
Tom Zschach, Chief Information Officer at CLS, discusses how adapting legacy technology continues to be a widely-debated issue as the industry rapidly begins exploring and adopting new and emerging technologies.
Posted on: 23 November 2016 | Source: Luke Antoniou, FX-MM
The Office for Budget Responsibility (OBR) has projected slower growth, higher debt and more borrowing for the UK in the 2016 Autumn Statement.
Posted on: 21 November 2016 | Source: Peter Klein, Global Head of FX, Earthport
Banks need to start embracing change, says Earthport's Global Head of FX, Peter Klein, as he explores the benefits of collaboration with more nimble payments service providers.