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Beyond the Horizon
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Beyond the Horizon

As the number of financial advisors continues to decrease, firms must think creatively to breathe new life and excitement into the financial services profession. As the number of financial advisors continues to decrease year after year due to planned retirements, unforeseen events, or simply the frustration of increased regulation, firms […]

BNY Mellon to add ETFs to agency lending collateral list
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BNY Mellon to add ETFs to agency lending collateral list

BNY Mellon is set to add exchange-traded funds (ETFs) to its collateral list by the end of the year in response to client demands for greater flexibility when collateralizing securities lending transactions. In a report for institutional customers in the US and the Asia Pacific published last week, Simon Tomlinson, […]

New Zealand just became the first country to legalize salary payments in cryptocurrencies
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New Zealand just became the first country to legalize salary payments in cryptocurrencies

New Zealand now legally allow companies to pay salaries in cryptocurrency starting September 1, becoming the first nation to do so, according to a Financial Times report. The country requires the preferred cryptocurrency to be pegged to a standard currency and directly convertible into a normal form of payment. This […]

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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 […]

What is strong customer authentication and why should you care?
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What is strong customer authentication and why should you care?

The EU is enforcing new rules for online payments on September 14. For creative RegTech and FinTech businesses, the new legislation could present massive opportunities. Things are about to change in a big way for financial services companies. On September 14, 2019, the EU’s Revised Payment Service Directive (PSD2) will […]

The ethical use of data for training machine learning technology
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The ethical use of data for training machine learning technology

Adoption of AI technology is accelerating at a rapid rate. Gartner has forecast that by 2020, AI will be a top-five investment priority for more than 30 % of CIOs. A McKinsey study estimates that tech companies are spending somewhere between $20bn and $30bn on AI, mostly in research and […]

5 Dreaded Events that Threaten Information Assets Compliance
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5 Dreaded Events that Threaten Information Assets Compliance

  Life has never been harder for governors of financial services records and data. It was tough enough, in the days before data privacy regulation got brutal, keeping pace with the “What?”, “How?”, “Where?” and “Who?” of records management, alongside the monitoring and maintenance of effective security and retention processes. […]

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 […]