Sat.Sep 04, 2021 - Fri.Sep 10, 2021

Think big tech is only for big banks? Think again.

Accenture

Middle market bank leaders sometimes assume that the most transformative technologies are out of their reach. But the path to future competitiveness in banking runs through technology. No matter the size of the bank.

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BIS Official Urges Central Banks to Adopt Digital Currency

PYMNTS

The head of the Bank for International Settlements’ Innovation Hub has a message for the world’s central banks: get on the digital currency train or get left behind. According to Reuters, Benoit Coeure, a former European Central Bank official, made the remarks Friday (Sept.

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Digital Health Ecosystems Part 1: Insurtechs as connectors

Daily Fintech

The business ecosystem paradigm is not alien to the healthcare industry. In the past, players ranging from payers to providers as well as big tech companies, have led initiatives to build ecosystems as a means to integrated, value-driven care.

Remembering 9/11 – A Pivotal Day for BSA/AML Professionals

Abrigo

September 11, 2001 will stay with Americans forever. This day was a pivotal point for all Americans, especially BSA officers and FinCrime professionals. Would you like other articles like this in your inbox?

The Importance of PCI Compliance and Data Ownership When Issuing Payment Cards

This eBook provides a practical explanation of the different PCI compliance approaches that payment card issuers can adopt, as well as the importance of both protecting user PII and gaining ownership and portability of their sensitive data.

Market Commentary: Week of September 7, 2021

SWBC's LenderHub

Last Week: Despite a rapidly worsening global wave of Covid, catastrophic natural disasters, and weaker than expected economic numbers—culminating with a huge downside miss for August employment creation—risk assets managed to pull out gains for the week.

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This Week in Fintech ending 10 September 2021

Daily Fintech

This week our experts brought you the following insights based on their experience as investors, entrepreneurs & executives.

Fintech in a Flash: Are Real-Time Payments a Disruption or an Opportunity?

Strategically Speaking

Real-time payments are the most consequential development in the payments industry in decades. Innovative fintechs and big techs anticipated the demand for instant payments and focused on developing solutions that modernize and expedite consumer and commercial payments. Payments

It's not too late to gain banking insights at Bank Customer Experience Summit

ATM Marketplace

You still have a chance to join the Bank Customer Experience Summit, but you need to act quickly. Registration closes on Sept. 10 for the event, which will be held in Chicago from Sept. 13 to 15.

US Commerce Department Launches National AI Advisory Committee

PYMNTS

The U.S. Department of Commerce has put together a committee to advise President Joe Biden and other federal agencies on issues related to artificial intelligence (AI), according to a press release.

Make Payment Optimization a Part of Your Core Payment Strategy

Everything you need to know about payment optimization – an easy-to-integrate, PCI-compliant solution that enables companies to take control of their PSPs, minimize processing costs, maximize approval rates, and keep control over their payments data.

Anything is possible

Daily Fintech

The growth of the crypto ecosystem is awe-inspiring. Only a year ago, there were around 6,000 currencies on CoinMarketCap. Today, the combined value of the 11,000 cryptocurrencies has climbed over $2.34

5 Questions with Automation Anywhere CIO Sumit Johar

BankInovation

San Jose, Calif.-based based Leading robotic processing automation (RPA) company Automation Anywhere has raised more than $849.3 million in eight funding rounds, and is preparing for its initial public offering.

Banks escalate fight over IRS reporting in Biden budget plan

American Banker

IRS Tax Politics and policy

Seven Years Later, Only 6% of People with iPhones in the US Use Apple Pay In-Store When They Can

PYMNTS

Remember this? It was about seven years ago – Sept. 9, 2014 – when Tim Cook took the stage at Apple’s WWDC and introduced Apple Pay.

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Reaching Unreachable Candidates

Speaker: Patrick Dempsey and Andrew Erpelding of ZoomInfo

What is ZoomInfo for Recruiters? Find and connect with the right talent to fill roles fast with more data, basic search, advanced search, candidate and company profiles, and export results. Watch this On-Demand Webinar today to see how ZoomInfo for Recruiters can work to get your talented candidates results.

Alt Lending week ending September 10th 2021

Daily Fintech

Overseas companies find British red tape a hindrance to doing business. I am not a great fan of the FCA and think they should perhaps take a leaf out of the medical professions book when nudging UK banks in one direction or another. First do no harm” comes to mind. I have known for […].

Watch: Financial Data Exchange’s Don Cardinal on the evolution of its API

BankInovation

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80+ Companies Shaping The Blockchain Landscape

CB Insights

Blockchain companies raised more venture capital and private equity funding in H1’21 than any full year in history. The space is rapidly evolving as startups tackle a wide range of challenges in financial services and other industries.

BitPay CEO Sees Promise Beyond El Salvador’s Grand Bitcoin Experiment

PYMNTS

El Salvador’s embrace of bitcoin may be a grand experiment, marked by great expectations … or it may be a technological flop with few takers (from the public at large). Or maybe something in between.

Realizing the Benefits of Automated Machine Learning

How are organizations using machine learning and artificial intelligence (AI) to derive business value? Renowned author and professor Tom Davenport explains the rise of automated machine learning, its benefits, and success stories from businesses that are already using it.

XBRL News from Malaysia and about building blocks

Daily Fintech

Here are the three most relevant developments in the world of structured reporting we became aware of in the course of last week.

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UiPath rival Automation Anywhere plans IPO as soon as this year

BankInovation

Automation Anywhere Inc., a software company backed by SoftBank Group Corp.’s s Vision Fund, is preparing for an initial public offering that could happen later this year, according to people familiar with the matter.

Can sectoral supply shocks have aggregate demand consequences?

BankUnderground

Ambrogio Cesa-Bianchi and Andrea Ferrero. Restrictions on activity to curb the spread of Covid-19 led to a shutdown of specific parts of the economy.

Deep Dive: How Merchants Can Reduce the Risk of False Positives Through AI and ML

PYMNTS

The risk of digital fraud is difficult to overstate for merchants of all sizes, especially as digital engagement continues to grow and open more doors to fraudulent activity. eCommerce fraud losses are expected to top $20 billion this year alone, up from $17.5

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Going to Market Smarter in the New Economy

In 2021, as companies continue to move more functions online, employees will take a more virtual -- and flexible -- mindset and lifestyle in parallel to the digitization of businesses. To succeed, you must change the way you conceive and build new products as a digital business. Download the report today to discover more!

Stablecoin News for the week ending Wednesday 8th September.

Daily Fintech

The battle to be your stablecoin is on! Here is our pick of the 3 most important Stablecoin news stories during the week. This week we saw significant movement on two different visions of what your favourite stable coin should be and who will be running the infrastructure behind it.

Libor judge rejects halting use of benchmark in win for banks

BankInovation

A U.S. judge signaled he won’t immediately terminate Libor, rejecting an effort by a group of borrowers who argued the benchmark is the product of a “price-fixing cartel.” The tentative ruling Thursday by U.S.

Innovative Standardization: The Next Gen of Standard Appraisal Forms

SWBC's LenderHub

Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac are currently collaborating on a game-changing initiative to redesign the uniform appraisal dataset (UAD) for their standard appraisal forms. This project has been in the works since 2019, and we will likely see it come to fruition by the end of 2023.

Alibaba.com Debuts New Dropshipping Tools, SMB Grants

PYMNTS

Alibaba.com is looking to support U.S. small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) with the introduction of new dropshipping services and a $500,000 grants program to help existing eCommerce platforms, the company said in a press release on Thursday (Sept.

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Level Setting and Peering Around the Corner— Tips for Success in Your Organization

Speaker: Steve Andrews, President & CEO of the Western Bankers Association 

This pandemic has tested the foundation of banks and the strength of the dollar. With all of us facing the same crisis, we are left with the same key questions, "Where are we now?" "Where are we going?" "How are we going to get there?" and "What impediments must we overcome?" Join Steve Andrews, President & CEO of the Western Bankers Association, for CBB's groundbreaking webinar! This exclusive webinar will go over the insider information your bank needs for level setting and peering around the corner. Steve will provide actionable insights, best practices, and real-world examples of the changing landscape of community banking.