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Bringing risks out of the shadows

Coming out of the shadows: regulating shadow banking

Increasingly confident that they have made the banking sector resilient to any future financial crisis similar to that of 2008, regulators are now turning their attention to shadow banking. But a very different approach may be necessary.

Will Lansing

FICO scores with analytics solutions

Data company FICO is experiencing changing demand for credit scoring as banks find new ways to use analytics in meeting new regulations. Jane Cooper speaks to chief executive Will Lansing.

New entrants may intrude but banking is here to stay

New entrants may be disrupting banks, as they have done for other industries, but they will not bring about the death of banking, says Chris Skinner.

The password chaos solution at our fingertips

The password chaos solution at our fingertips

Remembering dozens of passwords is a nigh-on impossible task for most people, meaning they either forget them – and then have to endure lengthy re-registering processes – or write them down, thus increasing the risk of being hacked. A number of solutions to this 'password chaos' are becoming available, as Jane Cooper discovers.

Carlos Sanchez

Ipagoo joins the EU dots to beat the regulators

New European legislation is allowing Orwell's Ipagoo to rewrite banking by allowing customers to manage accounts in multiple countries and different currencies, the company's co-CEO tells Jane Cooper. 

Why banks are changing their relationship status

Banks have always used their branch network to offer physical proximity and convenience to customers. However, now that banking is moving outside of the branch, lenders are having to find new ways of getting close to the customer. 

how banks are facing up to the crowd-funding threat

Playing the numbers game: how banks are facing up to the crowd-funding threat

As crowd-funding becomes an established form of investing, banks are looking at ways to take on these crowd-funders, whether it be by collaboration or competition. 

Sabadell takes the TSB tech test

Spanish lender Sabadell intends to transfer newly acquired UK bank TSB onto its IT platform in a move that highlights the vital role that IT plays in banking strategy. 

Lars Ottersgård

Nasdaq market technology head eyes a competitive edge

Nasdaq's head of market technology, Lars Ottersgård, explains to Jane Cooper how the US-based stock exchange operator has expanded beyond its core business of equities trading into becoming a global technology provider active in more than 100 markets across the world.

Making money from mobile

A new banking dilemma: making money from mobile

Mobile has long been a buzzword in banking, but while bankers almost unanimously agree on the significance of the mobile platform, there is still a lot of uncertainty about how they can monetise it.

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