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Giovanni Loria becomes non-executive director at ALA

Posted on: 22 March 2017 | Source: Advanced Logic Analytics

Giovanni Loria takes up a new role at Advanced Logic Analytics, bringing more than 20 years' experience to the non-executive director position.

EnterCard uses FICO Falcon to fight card fraud

Posted on: 22 March 2017 | Source: FICO

FICO Falcon helps financial firms to combat card fraud and automatically contact customers should their account show signs of fraudulent behaviour.

Richard Bowler joins SmartStream as CFO

Posted on: 21 March 2017 | Source: SmartStream

Richard Bowler brings over 20 years of experience in financial services to the role of Chief Financial Officer in his new appointment at SmartStream.

IPC agree to use Actiance’s Alcatraz to provide clients with communications archiving

Posted on: 21 March 2017 | Source: IPC

IPC will use Alcatraz to offers its financial services clients an archival solution across digital communications, from email to voice.

FImetrix announce 2017 ‘Distinguished Provider’ designees

Posted on: 21 March 2017 | Source: FImetrix

The fifth annual FImetrix 'Distinguished Provider' accolade sees BNY Mellon, Deutsche Bank and Wells Fargo, among others, designated for GTB services.

ACIFMA mandates its members to commit to FX Global Code

Posted on: 20 March 2017 | Source: Brigid Taylor, Managing Director, ACI Financial Markets Association

ACIFMA urges its 9,000 members to commit to new FX Global Code, as new rule-set for FX practice nears the end of its development phase.

SIX Securities Services develops solution for distributed ledger-based bond issuing

Posted on: 17 March 2017 | Source: Six Securities Services

SIX Securities Services, Switzerland’s post-trade market infrastructure, has developed – and intends to deploy – a distributed ledger technology (DLT) based solution that covers the entire bond life-cycle – from issuance to settlement.

Julio Faura joins Wall Street Blockchain Alliance

Posted on: 16 March 2017 | Source: Wall Street Blockchain Alliance

The Wall Street Blockchain Alliance (WSBA) has announced that Dr. Julio Faura has joined the WSBA Board of Directors.

Global Collateral launches new service to deliver cross-border collateral mobility

Posted on: 16 March 2017 | Source: Euroclear Global Collateral Ltd

Euroclear Global Collateral Ltd have announced the launch of the Inventory Management Service (IMS), a solution that enables market participants to seamlessly mobilise securities from the U.S. to Europe for use as collateral.

Peach Payments offer seamless mobile checkout courtesy of ACI Worldwide

Posted on: 15 March 2017 | Source: ACI Worldwide

ACI Worldwide (NASDAQ: ACIW), a leading global provider of real-time electronic payment and banking solutions, has announced that Peach Payments, a fast-growing South African payment service provider (PSP), will offer merchants a seamless mobile checkout solution via its Mobile Commerce Software Development Kit (mSDK).

Volante Technologies enables accelerated implementations of global real-time payments initiatives with VolPay Hub: RTP Suite

Posted on: 15 March 2017 | Source: Volante Technologies

Volante Technologies is preparing to launch several US real-time payments processors aiming to be made available in the coming months - the first of which will be piloted on The Clearing House’s (TCH) real-time payments (RTP) network with a top ten US-based bank.

Tungsten Network facilitates compliant digital invoicing in India

Posted on: 15 March 2017 | Source: Tungsten Network

Global e-invoicing provider, Tungsten Network, opens the door for global businesses to trade efficiently, accurately and securely with one of the world’s largest growing economies.

US payment infrastructures to support SWIFT gpi tracking of cross-border payments

Posted on: 14 March 2017 | Source: SWIFT

Fedwire Funds Service and CHIPS have established local market practices for their participants that use the SWIFT gpi service.

ICAP released from further LIBOR class action suits

Posted on: 14 March 2017 | Source: NEX Group

ICAP plc and ICAP Europe have now been officially dismissed from all three LIBOR-related cases of Yen, Euribor and US dollar.

BNY Mellon’s Treasury Services business makes EMEA leadership team changes

Posted on: 13 March 2017 | Source: BNY Mellon

Daniel Verbruggen and Bana Akkad Azhari have both been promoted to BNY Mellon's Treasury Services changed EMEA leadership team.



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