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fintech disruption

How fintech is ripping up the rulebook

October 18, 2021

Beyond retail banking and payments lies investment and commercial banking, the next frontier for fintechs looking to disrupt the status quo.

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Give me Excel or give me…?

October 12, 2021

The application that wouldn’t die is still the finance industry’s go-to spreadsheet option.

crypto and AML

Banks’ AML travails suggest a tough road ahead for cryptoassets

September 29, 2021

Time will tell as to what extent regulators impose stringent anti-money laundering requirements on cryptocurrency operations.

Brad Levy

Placing humans at the heart of digital

September 27, 2021

Symphony Communications’ CEO Brad Levy on the importance of placing humans at the heart of digital strategies.

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The hurdles ahead for open finance in the UK

September 16, 2021

As the OBIE seeks to widen the initiative to include ‘open finance’, it is important to consider the dangers and drawbacks.

digital decarbonisation

Decarbonisation: is digital transformation a double-edged sword?

September 15, 2021

Digital transformation is helping financial institutions address the challenge of decarbonisation, but transformational technologies bring carbon emissions of their own.

digital and green

How digital and green come together to change the world

September 13, 2021

Remote sensing and artificial intelligence, combined with blockchain technology, could help more accurately measure and manage sustainability-related risks.

digital ruble

Russian banks should prepare for digital rouble disruption

September 2, 2021

As the country's central bank plans its central bank digital currency pilot, banks are concerned its introduction could cause funding costs to rise.

europe and tech

Tech is global, banking is domestic

August 9, 2021

The regulatory burden has forced banks to stay local, while tech platforms with global ambitions have flourished. But is this about to change?

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Forget open banking — it’s all about open commerce

July 23, 2021

Banks need to rethink their positions in the whole customer supply and value chain. 

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