Latest articles from Chris Skinner

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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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Cryptocurrencies' rocky road

May 18, 2022

Does the spectacular plummet of Terra (Luna) signal a flight to safety, the rise of central bank digital currencies and the end of bitcoin?

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What would a multiplanetary bank look like?

April 14, 2022

The rapid pace of change means such questions are not out of the realm of possibility.

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Do sanctions work?

March 11, 2022

Europe and the US are ramping up sanctions against Russia in response to its attack on Ukraine. But many are questioning whether removing some Russian banks from the Swift messaging network will make a difference.

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Are regulations the roots of innovation?

February 9, 2022

For most of my time working with banks, regulators were about clipping banks’ wings to suit the market. Today they are all about opening markets and enabling innovation.

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The need for talent transformation

January 12, 2022

When going through a digital transformation programme, talent is as important as technology in ensuring success.

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The identity conundrum

December 17, 2021

How do you know that you are you? This existential question plagues humankind, as identification is not the same as identity. 

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Why banks need to finance futuristic ideas

November 8, 2021

Revolutionary change is sometimes hard to understand – but we are on the cusp of a new reality.

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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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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.

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