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22 November 2019

by Domenico Scaffidi

SWIFT gpi: the build vs buy debate

As the world moves towards a more global way of doing business, banks and financial institutions need...

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13 May 2019

The Payment Hub is Dead – Long Live the Digital Ecosystem

The business of payments – and payments technology – has transformed. In the pre-internet age, banks made...

by Vinay Prabhakar

09 May 2019

The world of treasury and capital markets

The regulatory introduction of payments schemes such as SEPA started the ball rolling by mandating the adoption of ISO 20022-based...

by Editorial

08 April 2019

How to ensure your financial institution doesn’t survive past 2030

Gartner recently predicted that by 2030, 80% of financial firms would go out of business or be rendered irrelevant by...

by Vinay Prabhakar

20 February 2019

Liquidity fragmentation: enemy of global treasuries

There is a lot of change going on in the cash management industry. Payment modernization, increased...

by Domenico Scaffidi

10 December 2018

A Year on from the First Us Real-Time Payment. Where Are We Now – and Are You Ready to Take the Plunge?

Within the last year we’ve witnessed two major milestones related to faster payments in the U.S. In September 2017, the Zelle...

by Vinay Prabhakar

04 December 2018

UK FINANCE: ISO 20022: A SIMPLE GUIDE

ISO 20022 has been around for more than a decade and for most of this time it has been viewed as an attractive and...

by Editorial

10 October 2018

PSD2 – the tip of an Open Banking API iceberg?

It’s been over a year since I first blogged on the subject of open banking and it is fair to say, mainly driven through...

by Neil Clarke

03 October 2018

Making sense of the Data Lake

Today, receiving and providing accurate data, is king. But rather than firms searching for more data, they are now...

by Editorial

30 May 2018

Hackers and cross-border payments: what you need to know

With the heightened usage of digital devices, the security and access mechanisms of these devices are...

by Vikrant Sant