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The Innovation Race With Fraudsters Worldwide

For every innovation in payments and commerce worldwide – faster payments, marketplace-based commerce, self-service retail – there always seems to be a fraudster waiting in the wings. And while the opportunities for innovative advancements are many, the costs of fraud are high and growing. Which is why the new race in the market is applying next-generation…
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13th May 2019 0

How Regulated Industries Can Put Their Compliance On Autopilot

Corporate compliance is a hot topic these days. From the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)’s the big introduction in the EU last year to the daily headlines about data breaches, we’re constantly reminded of the impact and costs of noncompliance. For example, in 2017, Nissan Co. lost its ISO 9001 certificates on quality management for domestic…
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7th May 2019 0

Citi Rolls Out AI-Powered Risk Analytics Scoring Engine

Citi announced on Monday (April 29) the launch of NextGen, its artificial intelligence-powered risk analytics scoring engine. In a press release, Citi said it teamed up with EY and SAS to create the scoring engine, which aims to streamline the time it takes to review high volumes of trade transactions while also ensuring regulatory compliance.…
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6th May 2019 0

Cloud security platform DivvyCloud nets $19m in growth funding round

DivvyCloud, a security and compliance automation developer for cloud infrastructure, has netted $19m in a growth funding round. The capital injection was led by Providence Strategic Growth, with participation also coming from existing backers MissionOG and RTP Ventures. Following this latest funding, the company has raised a total of $29m in equity. With these new…
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3rd May 2019 0

Mercury Payment Solutions and Arion Bank Select Fiserv Anti-Money Laundering Technology

(NASDAQ: FISV), a leading global provider of financial services technology solutions, today announced that a payment scheme in the Middle East and a universal bank in Iceland have chosen Fiserv technology to streamline anti-money laundering (AML) processes and effectively manage fraud risk. Mercury Payment Services and Arion Bank were seeking a provider with proven expertise and join more than 1,200 organizations worldwide that rely…
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2nd May 2019 0

Why Fintech Should Embrace The Fourth Industrial Revolution

A recent report from the World Economic Forum highlighted why financial services should welcome what has been dubbed the “fourth industrial revolution” after the impact it has had on a range of sectors such as healthcare, retail and agriculture. With the development of digital technology, automation and personalization have been put on a pedestal in…
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1st May 2019 0

Coinbase Launches Crypto Visa Debit Card for UK and EU Customers

Cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase has launched a Visa debit card allowing customers in the U.K. and EU to spend their cryptocurrencies directly from their Coinbase accounts. The San Francisco-based firm announced the news in a blog post on Wednesday, saying that with the “Coinbase Card,” customers will be able to spend their bitcoin (BTC), ether (ETH),…
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29th April 2019 0

Will The BigTech Empire Capture LegalTech? The Exari Example

Exari, the well-known document automation platform and contract lifecycle management system, has been bought out by US-based and NASDAQ-listed business spend management company, Coupa Software. Importantly, Coupa works across all sectors. The key thing for the California-based Coupa was not the legal bit, instead it was the connectivity between its data analysis strategy and Exari’s…
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25th April 2019 0

French Lender Societe Generale Issues $112 Million Bond on Ethereum

French financial services giant Societe Generale Group has issued about $112 million worth of bonds in the form of a security token on the public ethereum blockchain. Announced today, a subsidiary called Societe Generale SFH used the OFH token (obligations de financement de l’habitat, or home financing obligations) to represent 100 million euros of covered bonds, a…
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24th April 2019 0

Four Major Trends For Compliance Professionals In 2019

Accenture recently issued its annual Compliance Risk Study to gain insight into the different strategies that firms are pursuing to create compliance functions that meet the demands of a rapidly changing financial services industry. Facing regulatory pressure and seeking to regain customers’ trust, financial institutions have spent heavily on compliance in the ten-plus years since…
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23rd April 2019 0