Tue.Aug 02, 2022

Will a swoon in valuations affect Block’s Afterpay?

Payments Dive

Block acquired Afterpay for what was ultimately $13.9 billion in stock, but a string of fintechs writing down valuations in the face of economic pressures raises the possibility Block will be forced to do the same

Going digital: Two speeds for growth market banks

Accenture

Flat economic growth and rising competition are forcing banks in growth markets to step up investment in digital technologies. They’re eager to improve efficiency, enhance the user experience and create new business opportunities.

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Amex rolls out B2B digital payment tool

Payments Dive

American Express cited data indicating nearly two-thirds of small and mid-sized business owners expect increases in their cross-border spending over the next six months

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How ATMs deliver remittances

ATM Marketplace

The remittance market is growing rapidly and ATMs are playing an important role

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How to Choose the Best Automated Documentation System for Commercial Loans

Not all automated loan doc prep solutions are created equal. That is why we have put together a checklist to help you evaluate potential partners and find the best-automated documentation system for your requirements and needs.

Wex profits soar on rising fuel prices

Payments Dive

Wex is benefiting from a jump in fuel prices, given its management of fleet credit cards, but its customers face more hurdles in the current economic climate

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The Power of Messaging is Vital During Economic Downturns

William Mills

With economic uncertainty looming, it is more essential than ever for fintechs to employ continuous strategic communications with consumers. In every recession, marketers find themselves in unclear and difficult situations because no two downturns are exactly alike.

Banks ask CFPB to crack down on data aggregators

American Banker

Regulation and compliance Politics and policy

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Who took out mortgage payment holidays during the pandemic?

BankUnderground

Georgina Green. The take-up of mortgage payment holidays in the UK during the Covid-19 pandemic was extraordinary: according to UK Finance , holidays granted reached a peak of 1.9 million during the pandemic, or roughly one in six mortgages. But which households benefited from the scheme?

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Late payments rise among low-income auto, card borrowers: Report

American Banker

Consumer lending Credit Consumer banking

Digitally Transforming the Engagement Experience for Financial Institutions

Customer experience has become a key differentiator. Learn how to launch your digital transformation by incorporating two customer experience trends into your digital transformation strategy: self-service & personalization.

Why do UK banks seem so optimistic despite the cost of living crisis?

TheGuardian

Analysis: High street lenders have shrugged off their concerns, announcing payouts for investors UK banking bosses gave off an unexpected air of calm when they released second quarter earnings over the past week, defying wider anxiety over the cost of living crisis and its impact on businesses and consumers.

TD's all-of-the-above U.S. expansion strategy

American Banker

M&A Commercial banking Capital markets

Robinhood crypto unit fined $30M by New York regulator

BankInovation

Robinhood Markets Inc.’s s cryptocurrency arm was fined $30 million by New York’s financial regulator after the brokerage was accused of violating anti-money-laundering and cybersecurity rules. The unit must enlist an independent consultant to monitor compliance, according to an order filed Tuesday.

How tech aided a fourfold spike in deposits at HarborOne

American Banker

Digital marketing Data Analytics Community banking

Digital Commercial Lending Technology Case Study: Increasing Loan Volume and ROI

In this Commercial Lending Case Study, you'll discover how to leverage digital lending technologies to accelerate growth and leapfrog the competition in the private lending market. A new and innovative approach to mortgage lending — growing lending volume by orders of magnitude.

AmEx launches cross-border B2B payments

BankInovation

American Express today launched American Express Global Pay, enabling its U.S. small business clients to securely send business-to-business (B2B) payments both domestically and internationally, joining the crowded field of big banks with its automated offering.

Ford is Biden-era FDIC's first big ILC test

American Banker

Consumer banking Regulation and compliance Politics and policy

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Mastercard’s Finicity SVP of data access to speak at Bank Automation Summit Fall

BankInovation

Ryan Christiansen, senior vice president of data access at Mastercard’s Finicity, has joined the speaker faculty of Bank Automation Summit Fall 2022 to discuss “Case Studies on Automation and Innovation Initiatives from across the Financial Institution” on Tuesday, Sept. 20, at 9:45 a.m.

Robinhood cuts 23% of staff in sweeping reorganization of online brokerage

American Banker

Industry News Expense management Earnings Workforce management

The Non-QM Market Experiences a Remarkable Comeback: Check Out the Industry Guide

As the commercial lending market evolves, non-QM loans are becoming increasingly popular. Check out this eBook for a detailed look at the benefits of non-QM loans, how to maneuver your way through, and what the future may bring.

ECB introduces the Transmission Protection Instrument

The Banker

The ECB’s new tool aims to ensure stable monetary policy in Europe, but will its high bar ever be cleared? James King reports

How Apple's iPhone point of sale fits into Adyen's payments mix

American Banker

Payments

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What is a construction loan?

Qudos Bank

If you're looking to build or renovate your home, a construction loan could help you build your dream home or make structural changes to your existing property. Chris, Manager Lending Operations explains what a construction loan is and takes us through some of the important steps involved in the process. Chris helps to answer some key questions: Why would you choose a construction loan? Explain “structural changes” - does this include general home renovations? How is the loan drawn down?

10 must-watch regulatory battles

American Banker

Capital Basel Climate change AML M&A Marijuana banking CFPB

A Comprehensive Guide to Construction Loan Issues for the Commercial Loan Market

Understand how to mitigate risk & protect the interest of all parties with this exclusive, must-have guide outlining important issues for commercial construction lending & best practices.

Uber rolls out driver debit card

The Paypers

US-based ridesharing company Uber has launched a driver debit card in tandem with a checking account in a bid to expand its workforce

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Scammers can buy phishing software aimed at banks for $50 a month

American Banker

Phishing Fraud Technology

How Banks Can Reconnect When People Ignore Their Digital Marketing

The Financial Brand

This article How Banks Can Reconnect When People Ignore Their Digital Marketing appeared first on The Financial Brand. Drown people in email and text marketing and they will leave. Centralizing control of digital marketing and personalization is a must.

Equifax sent banks wrong credit scores for consumers, WSJ says

American Banker

Industry News Consumer banking

CMBS Lending on the Rise: Uncover 10 Common Myths of Securitized Lending

CMBS Lending is an established and growing industry that is, once again, rising to the top as a significant source of permanent loan financing. Learn the truth about CMBS lending and why it might be the best financing solution.