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Future Trends in Sanctions – can automation, artificial intelligence and outsourcing resolve inefficiencies?
As political leaders discuss relaxing – or in some cases tightening – sanctions regimes, financial institutions are...
Compliance Stream
As political leaders discuss relaxing – or in some cases tightening – sanctions regimes, financial institutions are struggling under the weight of fragmented lists and requirements, outdated technology and millions of false positive alerts. New sanction regime structures that require an understanding of ownership structures and not just names on a list have...
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Banking APIs – Marketing View
Highly popular as a means to create open environments and easy data sharing with consumers and businesses – APIs are now...
Banking Stream
Highly popular as a means to create open environments and easy data sharing with consumers and businesses – APIs are now everywhere. Also in Banking, APIs are being rolled out at high speed, and in some regions even promoted through local regulations such as PSD2. However, open Banking APIs are also clearing the field for new entrants. How will banks cope with...
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Banking APIs – Technical View
Highly popular as a means to create open environments and easy data sharing with consumers and businesses – APIs are now...
Banking Stream
Highly popular as a means to create open environments and easy data sharing with consumers and businesses – APIs are now everywhere. Also in Banking, APIs are being rolled out at high speed, and in some regions even promoted through local regulations such as PSD2. However, open Banking APIs are also clearing the field for new entrants. How will banks cope...
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Does blockchain technology alleviate security concerns or create new challenges?
Put simply, a blockchain is a shared database providing a token manager and programmable transactions that can be...
Technology Stream
Put simply, a blockchain is a shared database providing a token manager and programmable transactions that can be updated securely by many different actors in a network. All changes made to the blockchain are logged, effectively leaving a complete audit trail of data.
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Are capital markets more secure than payments?
Capital markets, and the financial sector in general, are among the most attractive targets for cyber criminals,...
Securities Stream
Capital markets, and the financial sector in general, are among the most attractive targets for cyber criminals, particularly those who are seeking financial gain.
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De-risking in trade finance – time to act
As financial authorities express concern about de-risking in correspondent banking, a similar phenomenon is emerging in...
Banking Stream
As financial authorities express concern about de-risking in correspondent banking, a similar phenomenon is emerging in trade finance, driven by the high costs of KYC compliance. There is a danger that some banks in some regions, such as Africa, will have difficulty connecting to the trade finance world. Banks need to collaborate to help corporate clients to...
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