Tag Archive: financial technology

Specialist press covers Premier and Rutherford Wilkinson’s adoption of RiskFirst’s PFaroe

Consultancy Premier and financial planner Rutherford Wilkinson have been announced as the latest to sign up to RiskFirst’s web-based reporting and risk analytics platform. Premier, a UK-wide benefits consultancy providing services to pension plan trustees, individuals and companies, will use PFaroe to drive better decision-making and help clients identify funding and investment risks. PFaroe has …

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In Banking Technology, BNY Mellon’s Fred DiCocco discusses how banks are adapting to global investment in fintech

Fintech is triggering a shift in the payments space, writes Fred DiCocco, Head of Marketing Management at BNY Mellon Treasury Services, in Banking Technology. As new market players – fintechs – quickly build up their business operations, DiCocco argues that their entrance into the payments market should be perceived in a positive light, since it …

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BNY Mellon’s Leda Glyptis examines the rise of fintech activity in the payments space in Fstech

In a recent article for FStech, BNY Mellon’s Head of EMEA Innovation Centre, Leda Glyptis, discusses how the alignment of banks with fintech firms is transforming the world of payments. Glyptis says the introduction of new entrants in the digital payments space is kick-starting a “whole new way of thinking throughout the finance industry”, and …

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BNY Mellon’s Dominic Broom on the rise of fintech in EMEA Finance’s Sibos edition

This month’s EMEA Finance features BNY Mellon’s Head of Treasury Services, Dominic Broom, examining how new financial technology – “fintech” – is making its mark on the payments industry. The world has “awakened to the potential of fintech”, with global investment on the increase. Broom discusses the positive impact that initiatives such as SEPA and …

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Commerzbank launches October issue of FI.News at Sibos

Commerzbank has released its latest issue of its biannual newsletter, FI.News, which is available in both print and interactive e-book format. The newsletter offers a range of insights from Commerzbank’s Financial Institutions experts, along with all the latest news, views and updates. This edition focuses on the “conundrum” of compliance in the financial world – how to …

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Specialist press covers RiskFirst’s latest client win, as Manulife signs up to PFaroe

Manulife Asset Management, the global asset management arm of Canada-based financial services group Manulife, has adopted RiskFirst’s risk analytics and reporting platform, PFaroe.  PFaroe’s risk analytics will complement Manulife Asset Management’s current Liability-Driven Investment (LDI) offering, enabling the asset manager to stress-test clients’ pension plans against economic and demographic assumptions and explore the impact of …

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How can banks win the battle against cybercrime? Polaris’ Madhu K. discusses in Cash and Trade

According to recent studies, no other sector has reported more incidents of cybercrime than the financial services industry. For many financial institutions, however, investment in security technology is still perceived as yet another cost, and knowledge-sharing remains limited by concerns over customer confidence and confidentiality. In this context, Madhu K, Chief Information Security Officer at …

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Commerzbank’s Christian Hoppe nurtures emerging fintech talent in Euromoney

The evolution of next-generation technology for banking platforms is a vital component in modern financial services. But while many institutions either rely on in-house work or outsource to third-party providers, some, like Commerzbank, see the value in cultivating new technological talent by supporting the development of emerging players in the industry. In an article for Euromoney, Christian Hoppe, …

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iGTB’s Upps Srinivasan talks tech dilemmas in Euromoney

Upps Srinivasan, COO of iGTB, features in this year’s edition of Euromoney’s annual transaction banking report, discussing the difficult choice banks face with regards to allocating investment into technology. “Banks have limited resources to spend on innovation so there needs to be a clear business case”, explains Upps. Indeed, technology investment must today be evaluated …

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Deutsche Bank in the Euromoney Transaction Services Guide on investing in technology

David Watson, head of GTB client access products, and Rick Striano, head of platforms and investments for trade finance and cash management corporates at Deutsche Bank, discuss the technology dilemma in Euromoney‘s Transaction Services Guide 2015. While spending on innovation is squeezed thinner than ever, banks must innovate to stay in the race. David and Rick …

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