Fintech News http://fintech-news.net/ Thu, 21 Sep 2017 18:49:24 BST part of MediaG8way Group http://fintech-news.net/ http://fintech-news.net/assets/images/logo.png Fintech News KohanaPHP UBS Invests Hundreds of Millions in Digitization News Aggregation Team Thursday, September 21, 2017 1:00 am http://fintech-news.net/article/47304/ubs-invests-hundreds-of-millions-in-digitization The investments in new technologies will affect personnel at Zurich-based UBS. Wealth Technology Social Media Giant Tencent Gets Into Old-School Finance News Aggregation Team Thursday, September 21, 2017 1:00 am http://fintech-news.net/article/47308/social-media-giant-tencent-gets-into-old-school-finance CICC, once dubbed the Goldman Sachs of China after it brought some of the country’s largest state-run firms to market Wealth Technology An uphill battle for digital private banking in Asia News Aggregation Team Wednesday, September 20, 2017 1:00 am http://fintech-news.net/article/47296/an-uphill-battle-for-digital-private-banking-in-asia The area likely to advance the fastest, believe some market practitioners, is regulatory technology. Wealth Technology SEI Teams Up With Leading Blockchain Company News Team Wednesday, September 20, 2017 1:00 am http://fintech-news.net/article/47299/sei-teams-up-with-leading-blockchain-company The goal is to create a new asset transfer industry benchmark against which others competing in the space can be evaluated in terms of efficiency, costs, and security. Wealth Technology One of Asia's largest asset managers: 'Find fast lanes in slow moving traffic' News Aggregation Team Tuesday, September 19, 2017 1:00 am http://fintech-news.net/article/47283/one-of-asiaamp039s-largest-asset-managers-amp039find-fast-lanes-in-slow-moving-trafficamp039 Investors should look for high growth sectors when stock-picking, the head of Nikko Asset Management said at the Singapore Summit over the weekend Wealth Technology Digital wealth manager opens in the UK News Team Tuesday, September 19, 2017 1:00 am http://fintech-news.net/article/47287/digital-wealth-manager-opens-in-the-uk UK residents can now open an account and have access to diversified investment portfolios in less than five minutes on wealthsimple.com or by downloading the iOS or Android app. Wealth Technology Avaloq CEO Francisco Fernandez says Australian banks behind on tech systems News Aggregation Team Tuesday, September 19, 2017 1:00 am http://fintech-news.net/article/47288/avaloq-ceo-francisco-fernandez-says-australian-banks-behind-on-tech-systems The competitiveness of the offering to their customers is based on domestic product, mainly Australian stocks and bonds. Wealth Technology FinFolio Launches FinFolio 2.0 App for Wealth Management and Trading News Team Monday, September 18, 2017 1:00 am http://fintech-news.net/article/47276/finfolio-launches-finfolio-20-app-for-wealth-management-and-trading FinFolio 2.0 is a web app for professional wealth managers that does portfolio management Wealth Technology Betterment Partners with BlackRock and Goldman Sachs Asset Management News Aggregation Team Friday, September 15, 2017 1:00 am http://fintech-news.net/article/47257/betterment-partners-with-blackrock-and-goldman-sachs-asset-management The portfolio invests 100 per cent of assets in U.S. bonds and international bonds issued in U.S. dollars. Wealth Technology ING moves into digital wealth management with Scalable Capital News Team Friday, September 15, 2017 1:00 am http://fintech-news.net/article/47258/ing-moves-into-digital-wealth-management-with-scalable-capital If the pilot proves successful, the bank will look to introduce it across other European markets he says. Wealth Technology Eze Software Grows Platform, Adds Clients In APAC News Team Thursday, September 21, 2017 1:00 am http://fintech-news.net/article/47307/eze-software-grows-platform-adds-clients-in-apac The company has seen strong growth in the APAC region, signing 38 clients ranging from start-up managers with less than $50 million in AUM to multi-billion dollar institutional asset managers since the beginning of 2016. Executive Moves Former Jupiter Asset Management CTO joins IHS Markit's thinkFolio News Aggregation Team Thursday, September 21, 2017 1:00 am http://fintech-news.net/article/47313/former-jupiter-asset-management-cto-joins-ihs-markitamp039s-thinkfolio Tom Cunningham, formerly chief technology officer at Jupiter Asset Management, joins IHS Markit's thinkFolio team as chief operating officer. Executive Moves A senior techie has just left DBS after 10 months for an IT firm in Singapore News Aggregation Team Wednesday, September 20, 2017 1:00 am http://fintech-news.net/article/47292/a-senior-techie-has-just-left-dbs-after-10-months-for-an-it-firm-in-singapore He joined DBS in November last year having held several senior roles in Asian financial technology. Executive Moves Corlytics appoints Thomson Reuters’ Stacey English to the UK Board News Team Monday, September 18, 2017 1:00 am http://fintech-news.net/article/47280/corlytics-appoints-thomson-reutersamprsquo-stacey-english-to-the-uk-board Stacey was part of the innovative regtech start up Complinet, which was acquired by Thomson Reuters. Executive Moves DBS Adds to Digital Wealth Team News Aggregation Team Thursday, September 14, 2017 1:00 am http://fintech-news.net/article/47236/dbs-adds-to-digital-wealth-team He will also develop and execute a blueprint for robust, scalable and cost effective investment product order management platforms. Executive Moves Broadridge Appoints President of International Sales News Team Thursday, September 14, 2017 1:00 am http://fintech-news.net/article/47243/broadridge-appoints-president-of-international-sales In his new role, Bob will focus on international growth opportunities in EMEA and APAC. Executive Moves Former federal CIO joins law firm News Aggregation Team Tuesday, September 12, 2017 1:00 am http://fintech-news.net/article/47203/former-federal-cio-joins-law-firm Addition of IT industry veteran and former Federal Chief Information Officer for the US Government under President Obama continues firm’s expansion efforts into critical area of concern for clients. Executive Moves JPMorgan Chase hires new CIO to run $9.5B tech budget News Aggregation Team Tuesday, September 12, 2017 1:00 am http://fintech-news.net/article/47205/jpmorgan-chase-hires-new-cio-to-run-95b-tech-budget Moving forward, the company's technology organization will be especially focusing on innovations in machine learning and robotics Executive Moves Jersey Finance Appoints New Head of Technical News Team Tuesday, September 12, 2017 1:00 am http://fintech-news.net/article/47211/jersey-finance-appoints-new-head-of-technical She is a very experienced commercial litigator, having acted for high-net worth individuals, leading banks and local trust companies. Executive Moves Executive Reshuffle at Leonteq News Team Monday, September 11, 2017 1:00 am http://fintech-news.net/article/47181/executive-reshuffle-at-leonteq Before joining Leonteq in 2016 he was a partner at management consultants Ernst & Young. Executive Moves GDPR - Should you be worried? News Team Thursday, September 21, 2017 1:00 am http://fintech-news.net/article/47310/gdpr-should-you-be-worried The legislation is known as the General Data Protection Regulation … GDPR for short. Legal,Regulation,Tax & Compliance Are robots the latest tax-dodgers? News Team Wednesday, September 20, 2017 1:00 am http://fintech-news.net/article/47295/are-robots-the-latest-tax-dodgers With calls for robots to pay tax, we ask why they’re only being heard now. Is taxing robots the right approach? Is there an underlying problem which suggests a different response? Legal,Regulation,Tax & Compliance Monetary Authority of Singapore sets up international advisory panel for cybersecurity News Team Wednesday, September 20, 2017 1:00 am http://fintech-news.net/article/47300/monetary-authority-of-singapore-sets-up-international-advisory-panel-for-cybersecurity CSAP members are appointed for a two-year term. Legal,Regulation,Tax & Compliance BIS weighs in on central bank digital cryptocurrencies News Aggregation Team Tuesday, September 19, 2017 1:00 am http://fintech-news.net/article/47284/bis-weighs-in-on-central-bank-digital-cryptocurrencies There has, however, been little consensus on what form these CBCCs should take, which makes the BIS’ intervention very interesting. Legal,Regulation,Tax & Compliance FINMA closes down coin providers and issues warning about fake cryptocurrencies News Team Tuesday, September 19, 2017 1:00 am http://fintech-news.net/article/47289/finma-closes-down-coin-providers-and-issues-warning-about-fake-cryptocurrencies The Financial Market Supervisory Authority FINMA has closed down the unauthorised providers of the fake cryptocurrency "E-Coin". Legal,Regulation,Tax & Compliance Australian government introducing legislation to remove double taxation of digital currency News Aggregation Team Friday, September 15, 2017 1:00 am http://fintech-news.net/article/47259/australian-government-introducing-legislation-to-remove-double-taxation-of-digital-currency The Bill will ensure that Australians are no longer charged GST on purchases of digital currency. Legal,Regulation,Tax & Compliance Russia’s Central Bank Is Also Skeptical of Cryptocurrency News Aggregation Team Friday, September 15, 2017 1:00 am http://fintech-news.net/article/47264/russiaamprsquos-central-bank-is-also-skeptical-of-cryptocurrency Central bank not convinced digital currencies are a good idea Legal,Regulation,Tax & Compliance Building blocks for ICOs in the Cayman Islands - Ogier News Team Friday, September 15, 2017 1:00 am http://fintech-news.net/article/47265/building-blocks-for-icos-in-the-cayman-islands-ogier The Cayman Islands is the pre-eminent jurisdiction for establishing international investment fund and finance structures. Legal,Regulation,Tax & Compliance Algorithms and collusion: Competition policy in the digital age News Team Thursday, September 14, 2017 1:00 am http://fintech-news.net/article/47250/algorithms-and-collusion-competition-policy-in-the-digital-age This phenomenon is undoubtedly associated to significant efficiencies Legal,Regulation,Tax & Compliance U.K. Investment Firm: Central Bankers Should Clamp Down On Bitcoin News Aggregation Team Thursday, September 14, 2017 1:00 am http://fintech-news.net/article/47245/uk-investment-firm-central-bankers-should-clamp-down-on-bitcoin On Tuesday, U.K. investment firm, Schroders, agreed with the Chinese without praising them directly. Legal,Regulation,Tax & Compliance Raisin Acquires Manchester-based financial technology specialist News Team Wednesday, September 20, 2017 1:00 am http://fintech-news.net/article/47294/raisin-acquires-manchester-based-financial-technology-specialist Raisin wants to give UK savers a better choice for saving their money. Retail Tech VTB applies for UK banking licence, selects core banking system News Aggregation Team Wednesday, September 20, 2017 1:00 am http://fintech-news.net/article/47297/vtb-applies-for-uk-banking-licence-selects-core-banking-system VTB is not new to the UK, the bank has been operating in the country via its multinational investment banking arm, VTB Capital. Retail Tech Santander UK to revamp corporate core banking tech with Infosys Finacle News Aggregation Team Monday, September 18, 2017 1:00 am http://fintech-news.net/article/47274/santander-uk-to-revamp-corporate-core-banking-tech-with-infosys-finacle Temenos with its T24 offering was also evaluated and so was Finastra’s newer core banking system offering, Fusionbanking. Retail Tech Macquarie launches pilot of open banking platform News Aggregation Team Monday, September 18, 2017 1:00 am http://fintech-news.net/article/47275/macquarie-launches-pilot-of-open-banking-platform Only third-party providers who meet Macquarie’s open platform standards and security criteria will be able to connect. Retail Tech Banif Bank Malta in business, ops and tech shake-up News Aggregation Team Monday, September 18, 2017 1:00 am http://fintech-news.net/article/47278/banif-bank-malta-in-business-ops-and-tech-shake-up Banif emphasises that its new technology should revolve around its clients. Retail Tech Sky Bank signs Finastra for banking transformation in Ukraine News Team Monday, September 18, 2017 1:00 am http://fintech-news.net/article/47279/sky-bank-signs-finastra-for-banking-transformation-in-ukraine We surveyed the market extensively and we are confident that we have made the right choice in Finastra. Retail Tech Standard Chartered reiterates commitment to Africa's digital journey News Aggregation Team Thursday, September 14, 2017 1:00 am http://fintech-news.net/article/47242/standard-chartered-reiterates-commitment-to-africaamp039s-digital-journey This is just not about key markets. Retail Tech TD mobile banking app earns top spot in new report News Team Thursday, September 14, 2017 1:00 am http://fintech-news.net/article/47249/td-mobile-banking-app-earns-top-spot-in-new-report Traditional retail banks must be prepared to take charge with comprehensive app strategies and the data to back them up. Retail Tech P2P lender Fellow Finance launches in Germany News Team Monday, September 11, 2017 1:00 am http://fintech-news.net/article/47185/p2p-lender-fellow-finance-launches-in-germany This means that end consumers in Germany will be able to quickly apply and raise a loan in competitive interest rate. Retail Tech Citizens Bank launches robo-advisor News Team Thursday, September 07, 2017 1:00 am http://fintech-news.net/article/47174/citizens-bank-launches-robo-advisor Citizens is the first large regional bank to offer a fully integrated digital banking and wealth advisory offering. Retail Tech State Street Embraces Artificial Intelligence News Team Thursday, September 21, 2017 1:00 am http://fintech-news.net/article/47314/state-street-embraces-artificial-intelligence Research Management Solution Delivers Accelerated Insights, Allows Investors to Review Research Consumption, Helps Optimize Research Spend Bitcoin, Blockchain & AI Three sectors being disrupted by AI revolution News Team Tuesday, September 19, 2017 1:00 am http://fintech-news.net/article/47285/three-sectors-being-disrupted-by-ai-revolution While AI was previously challenging to access outside of the mainstream technology companies, the growing propensity for corporates of all types to invest in their own AI is opening up the market significantly. Bitcoin, Blockchain & AI Fedcoin? Central banks may need 'digital alternative to cash,' global financial watchdog says News Aggregation Team Tuesday, September 19, 2017 1:00 am http://fintech-news.net/article/47286/fedcoin-central-banks-may-need-amp039digital-alternative-to-cashamp039-global-financial-watchdog-says The possibility of a Fedcoin or other central bank-issued cryptocurrency has gained traction, especially as bitcoin has soared in price. Bitcoin, Blockchain & AI Don’t dismiss bankers' predictions of a bitcoin bubble – they should know News Aggregation Team Monday, September 18, 2017 1:00 am http://fintech-news.net/article/47269/donamprsquot-dismiss-bankersamp039-predictions-of-a-bitcoin-bubble-ampndash-they-should-know The virtual currency’s success reflects the continuing lack of trust in traditional banking following the credit crunch Bitcoin, Blockchain & AI Fujitsu to Trial Blockchain Tech with New Banking Partners News Team Friday, September 15, 2017 1:00 am http://fintech-news.net/article/47267/fujitsu-to-trial-blockchain-tech-with-new-banking-partners JBA is providing member banks and other institutions with its Collaborative Blockchain Platform Bitcoin, Blockchain & AI Nomadic Capital and The Token Fund announce partnership News Aggregation Team Thursday, September 14, 2017 1:00 am http://fintech-news.net/article/47240/nomadic-capital-and-the-token-fund-announce-partnership The Token Fund Expands to MENA, Setting Up Main Headquarters in Dubai Bitcoin, Blockchain & AI Microsoft Enters Into Blockchain Contract with Hapoalim News Aggregation Team Tuesday, September 12, 2017 1:00 am http://fintech-news.net/article/47200/microsoft-enters-into-blockchain-contract-with-hapoalim Microsoft is now bringing the technology mainstream for the financial industry. The company is reportedly collaborating with an Israeli lender, Bank Hapoalim for blockchain technology based digital bank guarantees. Bitcoin, Blockchain & AI Bitcoin, Virtual Currency Deals Under $600 Could Become Tax Exempt News Aggregation Team Monday, September 11, 2017 1:00 am http://fintech-news.net/article/47184/bitcoin-virtual-currency-deals-under-600-could-become-tax-exempt Wages paid to employees using virtual currency are taxable Bitcoin, Blockchain & AI Swiss Canton of Chiasso Will Accept Bitcoin For Tax Payments News Aggregation Team Monday, September 11, 2017 1:00 am http://fintech-news.net/article/47192/swiss-canton-of-chiasso-will-accept-bitcoin-for-tax-payments It is evident Chiasso and Zug are trying to one-up one another. Bitcoin, Blockchain & AI China to shut bitcoin exchanges News Aggregation Team Monday, September 11, 2017 1:00 am http://fintech-news.net/article/47198/china-to-shut-bitcoin-exchanges Regulators in China have been investigating the domestic market for bitcoin and other virtual currencies since the beginning of the year. Bitcoin, Blockchain & AI Klarna Bank acquires German online payments company News Team Thursday, September 14, 2017 1:00 am http://fintech-news.net/article/47244/klarna-bank-acquires-german-online-payments-company This will strengthen Klarna’s position as one of the leading e-commerce payment providers in Europe and further accelerate its growth in Germany, Austria, Switzerland and The Netherlands. Mobile Banking Societe Generale launches new alternative to the traditional banking model in Africa News Team Thursday, September 14, 2017 1:00 am http://fintech-news.net/article/47248/societe-generale-launches-new-alternative-to-the-traditional-banking-model-in-africa YUP is a mobile money solution for accessing a full range of transactional and financial services even without a bank account. Mobile Banking Why mobile payments are worrying China's central bank News Aggregation Team Thursday, September 07, 2017 1:00 am http://fintech-news.net/article/47166/why-mobile-payments-are-worrying-chinaamp039s-central-bank Alipay, WeChat Pay seen as weakening PBOC's grip on money supply Mobile Banking Ghana: The Evolution of Digital Banking in Ghana News Aggregation Team Tuesday, September 05, 2017 1:00 am http://fintech-news.net/article/47138/ghana-the-evolution-of-digital-banking-in-ghana People are using the digital platforms to purchase goods and services and transact businesses. Mobile Banking NAB's 'virtual banker' chatbots to save millions News Aggregation Team Monday, September 04, 2017 1:00 am http://fintech-news.net/article/47123/nabamp039s-amp039virtual-bankeramp039-chatbots-to-save-millions The chatbots allow up to 200 customer queries to be answered by a computer, rather than a human, and they are initially being trialled handling administrative questions about business credit cards. Mobile Banking CIMB Group banking on fintech News Aggregation Team Monday, September 04, 2017 1:00 am http://fintech-news.net/article/47124/cimb-group-banking-on-fintech “If we don’t make the economies of scale work for corporate Asean, then one day we will wake up and be conquered by the likes of the Amazons and Ali Babas of the world, and that’s the big picture." Mobile Banking ANZ today launches Voice ID for mobile banking News Team Monday, September 04, 2017 1:00 am http://fintech-news.net/article/47126/anz-today-launches-voice-id-for-mobile-banking ANZ is the first Australian bank to launch voice authentication technology on mobile. Mobile Banking New OCBC mobile keyboard allows fund transfers directly from apps News Aggregation Team Tuesday, August 29, 2017 1:00 am http://fintech-news.net/article/47068/new-ocbc-mobile-keyboard-allows-fund-transfers-directly-from-apps The OCBC Keyboard works on mobile devices running Android 4.4 operating system or better. Mobile Banking DBS launches digibank in Indonesia News Aggregation Team Tuesday, August 29, 2017 1:00 am http://fintech-news.net/article/47080/dbs-launches-digibank-in-indonesia Among other benefits, customers can open an account with no minimum balance and earn 3 per cent interest. Mobile Banking UAE startup Now Money gets $700,000 funding from US investors News Team Wednesday, August 23, 2017 1:00 am http://fintech-news.net/article/47015/uae-startup-now-money-gets-700000-funding-from-us-investors The mobile banking app aims to provide financial inclusion to low-income migrant workers Mobile Banking Switzerland's SIX looks at potential $2 billion sale of payments unit: sources News Aggregation Team Thursday, September 21, 2017 1:00 am http://fintech-news.net/article/47309/switzerlandamp039s-six-looks-at-potential-2-billion-sale-of-payments-unit-sources Zurich-based SIX helps process payments and provides debit and credit card terminals to retailers, restaurants and hotels. Comment & Analysis Bitcoin is beyond government control News Aggregation Team Wednesday, September 20, 2017 1:00 am http://fintech-news.net/article/47291/bitcoin-is-beyond-government-control Citing the lack of licensing and regulation, authorities gave the major exchanges operating in China 10 days to close their doors. Comment & Analysis US bank CEOs are likely 'very afraid' of bitcoin, says wealth advisor News Aggregation Team Wednesday, September 20, 2017 1:00 am http://fintech-news.net/article/47302/us-bank-ceos-are-likely-amp039very-afraidamp039-of-bitcoin-says-wealth-advisor The digital currency uses blockchain technology to record every transaction that occurs, granting all users full view of the digital ledger. Comment & Analysis Africa a guinea pig for the feasibility of digital payment systems News Aggregation Team Monday, September 18, 2017 1:00 am http://fintech-news.net/article/47273/africa-a-guinea-pig-for-the-feasibility-of-digital-payment-systems Cryptocurrencies may emulate success of mobile technology Comment & Analysis Vanguard, Charles Schwab and Fidelity will reign over robo advisors News Aggregation Team Monday, September 18, 2017 1:00 am http://fintech-news.net/article/47277/vanguard-charles-schwab-and-fidelity-will-reign-over-robo-advisors More than half of that growth will come from Acorns. Comment & Analysis Arkk Solutions win Best RegTech Firm News Team Wednesday, September 13, 2017 1:00 am http://fintech-news.net/article/47222/arkk-solutions-win-best-regtech-firm The award really confirms that our focus on customer support and innovation is continuing to keep us at the forefront of reporting technology. Comment & Analysis Insurance Industry Faces Digital Disruption on All Fronts - RESEARCH News Team Wednesday, September 13, 2017 1:00 am http://fintech-news.net/article/47224/insurance-industry-faces-digital-disruption-on-all-fronts-research Insurers agree that the complementary strengths of InsurTechs and incumbents form a solid case for collaboration. Comment & Analysis JPMorgan CEO Jamie Dimon says Bitcoin will eventually blow up News Aggregation Team Wednesday, September 13, 2017 1:00 am http://fintech-news.net/article/47225/jpmorgan-ceo-jamie-dimon-says-bitcoin-will-eventually-blow-up Bitcoin has already soared 315 percent this year. Comment & Analysis Pandit Says 30% of Bank Jobs May Disappear in Next Five Years News Aggregation Team Wednesday, September 13, 2017 1:00 am http://fintech-news.net/article/47226/pandit-says-30-of-bank-jobs-may-disappear-in-next-five-years “It’s going to change the back office." Comment & Analysis Here’s how blockchain will redefine banking News Aggregation Team Monday, September 11, 2017 1:00 am http://fintech-news.net/article/47128/hereamprsquos-how-blockchain-will-redefine-banking The blockchain has the potential to reinvent banking in the future. Comment & Analysis Paytech cybersecurity firm Payfont goes bust News Aggregation Team Monday, September 11, 2017 1:00 am http://fintech-news.net/article/47182/paytech-cybersecurity-firm-payfont-goes-bust The firm’s cybersecurity software “has attracted significant international interest”, the administrator says. Cyber Security Cyber-squatters Target Luxury Brands from Fendi to Prada News Aggregation Team Friday, September 01, 2017 1:00 am http://fintech-news.net/article/47110/cyber-squatters-target-luxury-brands-from-fendi-to-prada Cyber-squatting is the practice of purchasing domains with the intent of stealing internet traffic from a well-known brand or individual. Cyber Security Briton accused of cyber attacks extradited from Germany News Aggregation Team Thursday, August 31, 2017 1:00 am http://fintech-news.net/article/47099/briton-accused-of-cyber-attacks-extradited-from-germany The attack featured distributed denial of service assaults - when multiple infected computers bombarding a system to overwhelm its security and access information. Cyber Security Dark Web Fight Intensifies as Bitcoin's Value Jumps News Aggregation Team Saturday, August 12, 2017 1:00 am http://fintech-news.net/article/46935/dark-web-fight-intensifies-as-bitcoinamp039s-value-jumps Mr. Vinnik was arrested amid worldwide cyberhavoc triggered by massive WannaCry's Bitcoin ransomware attacks in May and June. Cyber Security Qatar’s cyber security framework enhanced through regulatory reforms News Aggregation Team Friday, July 28, 2017 1:00 am http://fintech-news.net/article/46798/qataramprsquos-cyber-security-framework-enhanced-through-regulatory-reforms Qatar has envisioned to establish and maintain a secure cyberspace to safeguard national interests and preserve the fundamental rights and values of the country’s society. Cyber Security UK Government to spend £14.5 million on cyber threat innovation centre in London News Team Wednesday, July 26, 2017 1:00 am http://fintech-news.net/article/46763/uk-government-to-spend-amppound145-million-on-cyber-threat-innovation-centre-in-london London is one of the world’s most important tech sectors Cyber Security Lombard Risk looks to the future with confidence News Aggregation Team Wednesday, July 19, 2017 1:00 am http://fintech-news.net/article/46698/lombard-risk-looks-to-the-future-with-confidence The roll out of Lombard’s next generation reporting product, AgileREPORTER, continues to present a broad range of opportunities, both in terms of upgrading existing regulatory reporting clients and accessing new markets. Cyber Security Israeli cyber firm Votiro raises $11.2 million from Aussie investors News Aggregation Team Monday, July 17, 2017 1:00 am http://fintech-news.net/article/46660/israeli-cyber-firm-votiro-raises-112-million-from-aussie-investors The company has patented a process known as 'content disarm and reconstruction. Cyber Security The Battle of Fintech vs Cybercrime News Aggregation Team Wednesday, July 05, 2017 1:00 am http://fintech-news.net/article/46527/the-battle-of-fintech-vs-cybercrime South Africans were just as vulnerable to cybercrime – if not even more so Cyber Security Cybersecurity is not just an IT Problem News Aggregation Team Friday, June 30, 2017 1:00 am http://fintech-news.net/article/46484/cybersecurity-is-not-just-an-it-problem What was once paper and manual is now digital. Cyber Security Research reveals real-time settlement is critical for collateral optimisation News Team Thursday, September 21, 2017 1:00 am http://fintech-news.net/article/47306/research-reveals-real-time-settlement-is-critical-for-collateral-optimisation Only 21% of respondents cite cost as an extremely important factor when deciding to choose a new provider. Research Global Corporate Banking Revenue Growth Poised to double by 2020 - RESEARCH News Team Friday, September 15, 2017 1:00 am http://fintech-news.net/article/47256/global-corporate-banking-revenue-growth-poised-to-double-by-2020-research Banks of all sizes can leverage our corporate banking platform to gain competitive advantage. Research C-suite facing challenges in fulfilling customer engagement strategies News Team Wednesday, September 13, 2017 1:00 am http://fintech-news.net/article/47223/c-suite-facing-challenges-in-fulfilling-customer-engagement-strategies Unsurprisingly, trepidation over legacy systems grows with the size of the company, with 44% of those in large organisations (5,001+ employees) stating their concerns. Research More than half of the UK public expect to abandon cash in next two years, according to new global research report News Team Wednesday, September 13, 2017 1:00 am http://fintech-news.net/article/47227/more-than-half-of-the-uk-public-expect-to-abandon-cash-in-next-two-years-according-to-new-global-research-report The research demonstrates that it’s essential that businesses take a diversified approach to how they accept and process payments to accommodate both traditional and emerging payments technologies. Research Objectway Rises the 2017 IDC Fintech Rankings News Team Tuesday, September 12, 2017 1:00 am http://fintech-news.net/article/47207/objectway-rises-the-2017-idc-fintech-rankings Most comprehensive vendor ranking in the financial services industry features top 100 global providers of financial technology Research European banks at mercy of US regulators News Team Monday, September 11, 2017 1:00 am http://fintech-news.net/article/47197/european-banks-at-mercy-of-us-regulators The top 10 European banks have paid USD $13.25 billion in fines to US regulators since 2012. Research Asia presents growth opportunity for tech-savvy insurers News Aggregation Team Thursday, September 07, 2017 1:00 am http://fintech-news.net/article/47165/asia-presents-growth-opportunity-for-tech-savvy-insurers Asian consumers are still relatively underinsured. Research Organizations Deploying Artificial Intelligence Are Creating Jobs and Increasing Sales News Team Thursday, September 07, 2017 1:00 am http://fintech-news.net/article/47177/organizations-deploying-artificial-intelligence-are-creating-jobs-and-increasing-sales Capgemini's Digital Transformation Institute research provides insights on the opportunities and benefits of artificial intelligence for organizations. Research US and Tech Companies Lead in Value Creation News Team Monday, August 28, 2017 1:00 am http://fintech-news.net/article/47058/us-and-tech-companies-lead-in-value-creation Six US Firms and Seven Tech-Related Companies Take Top Slots in The Boston Consulting Group’s 2017 Value Creators Rankings Research How artificial intelligence is shaking up the financial industry News Aggregation Team Monday, August 28, 2017 1:00 am http://fintech-news.net/article/47069/how-artificial-intelligence-is-shaking-up-the-financial-industry Singapore is betting on robo-advisory services to boost people’s prospects on the stock market Research India's Need for Innovation as Wealth Increases News Aggregation Team Thursday, September 21, 2017 1:00 am http://fintech-news.net/article/47305/indiaamp039s-need-for-innovation-as-wealth-increases According to the latest report from global analytics firm Cerulli Associates, India's mutual funds industry is in a transition phase as far as its product offerings are concerned. Innovation & Startups Hong Kong and UK regulators join forces on fintech News Team Thursday, September 21, 2017 1:00 am http://fintech-news.net/article/47312/hong-kong-and-uk-regulators-join-forces-on-fintech The IA will consider signing similar cooperation agreements with insurance regulators in other jurisdictions. Innovation & Startups MAS inks deal to boost fintech innovation News Team Monday, September 18, 2017 1:00 am http://fintech-news.net/article/47270/mas-inks-deal-to-boost-fintech-innovation Both Authorities will also undertake to consider participating in joint innovation projects that leverage technologies such as blockchain and distributed ledgers. Innovation & Startups Robo-adviser Fundment launches personal pension plans News Aggregation Team Monday, September 18, 2017 1:00 am http://fintech-news.net/article/47281/robo-adviser-fundment-launches-personal-pension-plans The firm, which calls itself a “robo killer,” helps wealth managers and Independent Financial Advisers fight back against the rise of automated wealth management platforms. Innovation & Startups Fidelity Makes White-Label Robo Publicly Available To Advisors News Team Thursday, September 14, 2017 1:00 am http://fintech-news.net/article/47238/fidelity-makes-white-label-robo-publicly-available-to-advisors After a nearly year-long beta test, Fidelity advisors can now access AMP. Innovation & Startups Saxo Bank joins Copenhagen Fintech Lab News Aggregation Team Wednesday, September 13, 2017 1:00 am http://fintech-news.net/article/47228/saxo-bank-joins-copenhagen-fintech-lab Saxo Bank sees a wide range of new partnerships as the next disruptive factor in the financial industry and expects to see increased collaboration between fintechs and established institutions. Innovation & Startups Kent State University Hires SEI as Outsourced Chief Investment Officer (OCIO) for $410 Million Investment Pool News Team Tuesday, September 12, 2017 1:00 am http://fintech-news.net/article/47201/kent-state-university-hires-sei-as-outsourced-chief-investment-officer-ocio-for-410-million-investment-pool SEI continues to see increased interest in the company's OCIO services from colleges and universities. Innovation & Startups Czech fintech Gauss Algorithmic wins RBI’s I2C challenge 2017 News Aggregation Team Monday, September 11, 2017 1:00 am http://fintech-news.net/article/47193/czech-fintech-gauss-algorithmic-wins-rbiamprsquos-i2c-challenge-2017 It is great to see a company of RBI’s magnitude being forward thinking by understanding the business value of advanced analytics. Innovation & Startups Accenture launches business analytics service for asset managers News Team Monday, September 11, 2017 1:00 am http://fintech-news.net/article/47194/accenture-launches-business-analytics-service-for-asset-managers The service will provide year-round industry research and subject matter expertise to the asset management sector. Innovation & Startups Asia:Celebrating innovation in insurance News Aggregation Team Thursday, September 07, 2017 1:00 am http://fintech-news.net/article/47164/asiacelebrating-innovation-in-insurance The four AITA judges were Ms KyungSun Kong, Mr Eichiro Yanagawa, Mr Nicolas Michellod and Mr Tom Scales. Innovation & Startups Capgemini to buy digital-focused Consulting firm News Team Wednesday, September 20, 2017 1:00 am http://fintech-news.net/article/47298/capgemini-to-buy-digital-focused-consulting-firm Creates world-class digital commerce experiences. Trading Platforms Ping An Securities deploys Finastra technology News Team Wednesday, September 20, 2017 1:00 am http://fintech-news.net/article/47301/ping-an-securities-deploys-finastra-technology The business can now compete on a global scale, quickly adapting to new market practices and regulatory demands while minimizing costs. Trading Platforms OCBC Bank launches transactional API News Team Tuesday, September 19, 2017 1:00 am http://fintech-news.net/article/47282/ocbc-bank-launches-transactional-api The GIRO API makes it easy to set up a GIRO facility involving OCBC Bank accounts and third-party billing organisations. Trading Platforms Standard Chartered Boosts Digital Investment News Team Friday, September 15, 2017 1:00 am http://fintech-news.net/article/47268/standard-chartered-boosts-digital-investment Paxata is helping us transform raw data into an insightful information fabric and this can help increase our speed of decision-making. Trading Platforms EDHEC-Risk Institute and Rothschild & Cie launch new research chair on active allocation to smart factor indices News Team Thursday, September 14, 2017 1:00 am http://fintech-news.net/article/47241/edhec-risk-institute-and-rothschild-ampamp-cie-launch-new-research-chair-on-active-allocation-to-smart-factor-indices The academic and professional presentations will first focus on diversification Trading Platforms The secretive platform tech firm that is too big to fail News Aggregation Team Thursday, September 14, 2017 1:00 am http://fintech-news.net/article/47247/the-secretive-platform-tech-firm-that-is-too-big-to-fail The other major player in the retail platform technology space is Bravura. Trading Platforms Aegon Cofunds to oust IFDS and its tech News Aggregation Team Tuesday, September 12, 2017 1:00 am http://fintech-news.net/article/47204/aegon-cofunds-to-oust-ifds-and-its-tech Cofunds is the main investment platform in the UK for financial advisers. Trading Platforms BNP Paribas AM acquires majority stake in robo-adviser News Team Thursday, September 07, 2017 1:00 am http://fintech-news.net/article/47173/bnp-paribas-am-acquires-majority-stake-in-robo-adviser The digital revolution has transformed clients’ expectations with regard to discussing their financial savings plans with their investment advisors. Trading Platforms Nasdaq to Acquire Evestment News Team Wednesday, September 06, 2017 1:00 am http://fintech-news.net/article/47155/nasdaq-to-acquire-evestment Nasdaq’s data and index operations, coupled with eVestment’s institutional focus, will result in the creation of new solutions and expanded distribution to support the asset management community. Trading Platforms Kempen selects SimCorp for client reporting News Team Monday, September 04, 2017 1:00 am http://fintech-news.net/article/47130/kempen-selects-simcorp-for-client-reporting Having examined relevant solutions in the market, Kempen found SimCorp Coric to be the optimal solution to address these inefficiencies. Trading Platforms