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Navigating NFC technologies

As the global banking community wakes up to NFC technology for enabling mobile payments, what are the key differences in deployment technologies that banks can choose to bring contactless payment services to market?

Philippe Denis

How BNP Paribas Securities Services stays ahead of the game

Philippe Denis, the chief digital officer of BNP Paribas Securities Services, built his first computer in 1978 at the age of 18, and it is this commitment to embracing new technology that is driving his work at the French company, from his innovative use of big data to hosting brainstorming sessions on blockchain technology.

Under attack: why the traditional banking business model has had its day

The old-style banking business model, run across numerous jurisdictions and business lines, is being eaten up by regulatory impositions and newer models that take a narrower focus.

Bitcoin bad, block chain good? Bad call

Bankers who reject Bitcoin yet embrace the blockchain technology it is based on do so at their own peril, says Chris Skinner. 

Blockchain manoeuvres

Blockchain manoeuvres: applying Bitcoin's technology to banking

Bitcoin’s blockchain is being hailed as revolutionary. But will the likes of UBS, ING and Nasdaq, who are exploring the potential of the technology, be able to overcome the challenges that remain, not least security and regulatory issues? 

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. 

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