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Cross-sector action on fraud needed, says UK industry body

July 8, 2022

The cost of electronic fraud topped £1bn in 2021 for the UK alone. What more can be done to stem the tide? 

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Advancing Asia’s crypto landscape

July 5, 2022

As a region that has long led the way in fintech innovation, Asia’s mature stance on crypto development is unsurprising. 

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Could cryptocurrencies support global refugees?

July 5, 2022

Many argue that the likes of bitcoin can help displaced people access financial services, but others are more sceptical. 

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Core Banking Gets Better on Cloud

July 4, 2022

The absence of a modern core is preventing organisations from offering innovative propositions, achieving high operational efficiency and unlocking the full value of transformation. Given how quickly cloud is maturing, cloud-native core banking is an idea whose time has come, writes Infosys Finacle's Puneet Chhahira.

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Anti-money laundering

Are KYC and AML still fit for purpose?

July 1, 2022

Many see KYC and AML compliance as a box-ticking exercise and a colossal waste of time that does very little to stop financial crime at its source. 

Reserve Bank of India

India outlines payments modernisation roadmap

June 30, 2022

The biggest challenge emerging from RBI’s Payments Vision 2025 is the push to facilitate domestic processing of payments transactions, as well as the move to ISO 20022 standards.

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UK regulator slows down branch closures

June 29, 2022

Banks and building societies in the UK will be required to assess the impact of changes to their services such as shorter branch opening times and the shuttering of branches.

Bridget Greenwood TV

Everyone gets a piece with a bigger pie

June 21, 2022

Bridget Greenwood, founder of The 200 Billion Club and The Bigger Pie, talks to Liz Lumley about empowering women in the DeFi space. 

Apple pay

BNPL hits mainstream with Apple Pay Later

June 20, 2022

Apple’s entry into the buy now, pay later market has raised concerns among fintech and banks alike. But should they be worried? 

Chris Skinner

Is your bank now cool?

June 15, 2022

As fintechs face a challenging time ahead, and some are already downsizing in preparation, incumbent banks are looking more attractive to tech talent.

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