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BIS wants central banks at center of digital cash revolution

Central banks must embrace the revolution underway in digital money to ensure they remain at the heart of the global payments system, according to the head of the Bank of International Settlements. Agustin Carstens’s argument is that while the private sector “excels at customer-facing activity,” central banks provide the basis […]

Future Compliance Careers: The Artificial Intelligence Compliance Officer
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Future Compliance Careers: The Artificial Intelligence Compliance Officer

Innovative technologies transform the financial industry at all levels and the role of the compliance officer is no different. We have covered the subject of the Future of Compliance Jobs on several occasions over the years and the bottom line is fairly simple: while less complex jobs would be replaced […]

Retailers can’t get enough data scientists
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Retailers can’t get enough data scientists

As the retail apocalypse continues – with an estimated 8,600 closing their doors in 2019 – other retail survivors are upping their game with hard-to-find data scientists Retailers are on the hunt for data scientists, now more than ever. Given the rise in online shopping and the cut-throat competition from […]

Give regulators new powers or risk missing net zero, NIC warns
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Give regulators new powers or risk missing net zero, NIC warns

Regulators must be given new powers to ensure utility firms invest in sustainable infrastructure or the UK’s net-zero emissions target is at risk. In a new report, published today (11 October 2020), the National Infrastructure Commission has warned that ministers must move to strengthen power the country’s utility regulators – […]

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AISPs: The Future of Money Management

Business models and tech aside, Open Banking companies look set to change the way we handle our cash Since the European Union introduced the second Payment Services Directive – or PSD2 – in January of last year, there’s been an explosion in the number of new financial technology companies entering […]

Major Storm Clouds On The Digital Banking Horizon
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Major Storm Clouds On The Digital Banking Horizon

All of the major trends and predictions move traditional banking organizations towards the ultimate goal of digital transformation. The need to ‘become digital’ is not a matter of ‘if’, but ‘when’. The challenge is that, while the consumer expects the banking industry to follow the lead of technology and fintech […]

London unshakable as top financial destination, even New York trails behind
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London unshakable as top financial destination, even New York trails behind

Britain is now the world’s number 1 destination for all types of the financial market investment. Here is our detailed report There have over the years been many a dubious speculation relating to where the majority of the world’s financial investment transactions take place, however, when a genuine report is […]

Ebertlang finds new owner amid rise in regulatory compliance needs
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Ebertlang finds new owner amid rise in regulatory compliance needs

Beyond Capital has agreed to sell SME software distributor Ebertlang to HQ Equita after less than two years in its portfolio. Ebertlang specialises in infrastructure software for small and mid-sized companies in German-speaking Europe, providing programs for email archiving, back-up, IT-security, automation and continuity, as well as offering comprehensive training, consulting and […]