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With the US markets heading in the same direction as Europe and elsewhere, the world is converging on T+2 settlement, albeit at different speeds.
The Genius Issue: Ideas, Technology, People Remaking Reload Networks; 2014 Paybefore Awards: Innovation in 20+ Categories; What Keeps Regulators Awake at Night
Regulators want banks to modernise their IT systems to remove risk, but despite evidence that this will also improve profitability, few are making the leap.
Intraday liquidity reporting becomes mandatory next January. It might just provide an opportunity to reassess the way banks approach risk.
In this supplement we share our experiences of implementing real-time payments systems and take an in-depth look at the success of Faster Payments in the UK. We also examine the challenges and benefits that real-time payments can deliver to banks and consumers as well as the advantages real-time technology can bring to government and businesses to support the wider economy and society as a whole.
While established banks struggle with their legacy systems, smaller players and new entrants are quickly adopting new technologies and reaping the benefits.
A nominal six-month delay in the need to migrate to SEPA-compatible formats hasn’t slowed down the rush to convert clients
Cover story: Who are you? Identity in a mobile world Biometric technologies are becoming mainstream in for ID, with voice recognition taking a fundamental role. Also in this issue: Going Mobile: FIS’s plans for mobile technology. Bargain: investing in customer loyalty Anyway, Anywhere, Anyhow: Will mobile money kill the cash machine? Join Together: Big banks, Bitcoin, […]
B2B Ignites Prepaid Growth; Prepaid Frenzy: Moving Beyond GPR; Who’s Afraid of Big, Bad Apple?; The Bitcoin Craze: Lovers and Haters; Companies & People: B2B’s Top Power Players; Chucking the Cash Register
Cover story: Trade Finance – keeping the wheels of commerce turning Economic expansion in Asia, Africa and the Middle East is creating new trade corridors, and new opportunities for banks Also in this issue: Ready or not, here it comes: The first wave of full SEPA compliance is set for February 2014 . Keeping the […]
PayPal is belatedly paying some attention to design: in its early days, the company didn’t have designers, so the Pay with PayPal button wasn’t very consistent – sellers could tinker with it and even modify the colour. That’s changing, John Muller, vice president and general counsel, told Money 2020.
Daily News at Sibos Day 2 2013
Cover story: It’s not just the criminals who are trying to get into your systems – banks need to look at the bigger picture to create an effective cyber defence Also in this issue: Where worlds collide: In Turkey’s dynamic financial services markets minarets mix with mobile masts and ATMs with ancient monuments . Swift […]
Clear2Pay Supplement Sibos 2013
Cover story: high frequency trading isn’t the only reason to deploy faster technology … Also in this issue: A road to nowhere? The UK’s plans to improve competition in retail banking are not without critics. The lure of the East: opportunities and challenges in the Middle East markets A watching brief: regulators are beefing up their […]
Cover story: the securities markets are changing rapidly, and none more so than fixed income. Also in this issue: Interview: Thomas Zeeb, chief executive of Six Securities Services, on the opportunities presented by Europe’s changing post-trade infrastructure Interview: Ruth Wandhöfer, global head, regulatory & market strategy at Citi Transaction Services, on the challenges still facing […]
Prepaid: The Global Phenomenon; MCX Perspective on Mobile Payments; Special Section: Countdown to U.S. EMV; 2013 Paybefore Awards: Top 30 Winners, 12+ Countries; The NFC Debate: Yes, No or Maybe
The next generation of trading venues went head-to-head on the first day at TradeTech in London– each keen to present its model of how best to match buyers with sellers.
Regulators in the UK are concerned that some European governments will force through regulations that will close off legitimate market practices such as algorithmic trading because they do not fully understand the markets, said a panellist at the TradeTech event in London. Tim Rowe, head of the trading platforms and settlement team at the UK’s […]
Banking is too important to be left to banks – can governments do any better Also in this issue: Profile: Grand designs – Arun Jain, founder of Polaris Financial Technologies Same day, same settlement: same day payments are being adopted worldwide. What does that mean for D+1 settlement in Europe? Riding the OTC rollercoaster: new […]
Infrastructure reforms are intended to turn Moscow into an international financial centre. There is still a long way to go. Also in this issue: Interview: MPowa’s Dan Wagner – closing the m-commerce gap Mixing up the pieces: will seven-day account switching really bring more competition to the UK retail banking market? SEPA readiness: evidence is […]
Cover Story: The SEPA end date is now just a year away. Is everybody ready? Of course not.
New Year, New Job? With gloomy predictions and swingeing cuts at big firms, what do employment prospects look like in 2013? Also in this issue: Bloomberg’s Stanley Young on broadening its enterprise offerings. ART for art’s sake: Assess, Rationalise and Transform is the motto for risk management The Year Ahead: a round-up of views on what the year ahead […]