Latest articles from Chris Skinner

Next-generation mobile will not signal the death of branches

July 28, 2010

The accelerating development of mobile internet banking does not necessarily mean the end of bank branches. By Chris Skinner

Regulators home in on technology

July 6, 2010

Electronic trading is an obvious target for the regulators, but they are unlikely to succeed in reining in progress. By Chris Skinner

Why PayPal et al do not matter

May 28, 2010

Chris Skinner

While new toys in the payments world may be exciting, they are unlikely to herald a revolution.

Why mobile is changing the banking planet

March 31, 2010

Many thought the revolution in mobile banking would be a long time coming. They were wrong. By Chris Skinner

A single view misses the bigger picture

March 3, 2010

Implementing a single customer view will cost millions, requires major system shake-ups and will take different forms across different countries. Is it worth the upheaval? By Chris Skinner

ID please

February 1, 2010

In the drive to improve customer service in banking, the need for better identity tracking is growing. By Chris Skinner

Taking the PSD

October 28, 2009

Inconsistency in interpretation and implementation of the Payments Services Directive mean that a rewrite is imminent. By Chris Skinner

Testing times for equity exchanges

September 2, 2009

On the surface, it may seem that the EU's 2007 MiFID legislation, which aimed to create a pan-European investment market on a level playing field, has changed little. However, a closer analysis reveals an industry in the process of change, as new upstarts make inroads and traditional exchanges respond with new technology. Writer Chris Skinner

Why is clearing so unduly complex?

August 4, 2009

The inadequacies of the clearing system were exposed by the credit crisis - it may be time for an overhaul. By Chris Skinner

Paying it safe in real-time

July 7, 2009

If news can be tracked online as it happens, then real-time buying and selling must be achieveable. By Chris Skinner

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