Tag: Banking Systems

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Cappitech launches new tool to support MiFID II compliance

Regulatory reporting and intelligence solution developer Cappitech has released its new RTS 28 Market Intelligence solution. The new service gives financial institutions the power to leverage compliance data with electronic surveillance and analytics tools to assess its best execution capabilities in all asset classes and benchmarks performance to the industry average. MiFID II reporting standard…
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16th April 2019 0

Regtech firms look to help shoulder compliance demands

As regulators globally continue to demand that firms strengthen their risk management systems, regtech entrepreneurs see technology as the answer to rising compliance costs and an opportunity to boost trust with clients. Regulated entities support their ambitions, but the slow pace of adoption is a concern. The global wave of regulation is expected to continue…
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15th April 2019 0

EU Aims To Improve Fintech Coordination

Today the European Commission and the European Supervisory Authorities (ESAs) are launching the European Forum for Innovation Facilitators (EFIF), with the objective to improve cooperation and coordination in support of the application of new technological developments in the EU financial sector. Innovation facilitators usually take the form of ‘innovation hubs’ and ‘regulatory sandboxes’. Innovation hubs…
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11th April 2019 0

Big banks’ clampdown on data puts Silicon Valley apps on alert

Long-simmering tensions between the financial industry and Silicon Valley startups are erupting behind-the-scenes into a battle over the reams of valuable data held inside Americans’ bank accounts Bloomberg File photo by Michael Nagle. The app was quickly becoming a cult favourite among penny-pinching U.S. consumers — and also a bane for their banks. In just…
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9th April 2019 0

Japan Approves 2 New Crypto Exchanges – 140 More Interested

Japan’s top financial regulator has shared with news.Bitcoin.com some stats pertaining to cryptocurrency exchange registrations. Out of 23 new applications the regulator has received, two have been approved so far. In addition, there are over 140 more companies interested in entering the market. Over 140 Companies Interested, 2 Approved so Far The Japanese Financial Services…
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3rd April 2019 0

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 service support. HQ Equita partner…
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27th March 2019 0

How Blockchain Technology And Decentralization Will Revolutionize The Crowdfunding Industry

Before the blockchain and the crypto buzz started, crowdfunding portals were the most common example of decentralization in the financial markets. Those portals help investors or donors to discover interesting projects and to invest or donate money to those specific projects. In the case of securities, the crowdfunding process is called crowdinvesting and it concerns…
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26th March 2019 0

What the hell is a blockchain phone—and do I need one?

The first wave of crypto-focused smartphones from big players like Samsung is a small step toward a decentralized web. The crypto world is full of buzzwords, but if you can peel away the marketing fluff, you sometimes find innovation beneath the surface. You are often also reminded just how early it is in the history…
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19th March 2019 0

Gartner: top 7 security and risk management trends for 2019

Threat detection investment, security aligning to business goals and passwordless authentication are among the top trends in security and risk management, according to Gartner Security and risk management are two of business’ biggest considerations in today’s increasingly volatile cyber security landscape — failings in this arena will lead to potentially irreversible financial and reputational damage.…
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18th March 2019 0

How can banks build a genuine, effective digital culture?

The huge global increase in connectivity, prompted by the launch of mobile devices, has affected banks just as much as retailers. As a result, financial institutions have had no choice but to put digital at the front and centre of their strategies – using technology to enhance the customer journey at every touch point, personalising…
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11th March 2019 0