Sat.Jun 05, 2021 - Fri.Jun 11, 2021

Beyond Open Banking Compliance: The Opportunity for Commercial Banks

Accenture

Following our article on 5 actions to enable Open Banking for business finance, we now consider how commercial banks can innovate their entire business model by using Open Banking frameworks to build a powerful ecosystem.

The Real Effects of Zombie Lending in Europe

BankUnderground

Belinda Tracey. ‘Zombie lending’ occurs when a lender supports an otherwise insolvent borrower through forbearance measures such as repayment holidays and temporary interest-only loans.

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What is Fastly and Why a Slew of Websites Went Offline

BankInovation

An outage at Fastly Inc., a cloud-based content platform that serves many leading international websites, sent swaths of the web offline on Tuesday.

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Ripple Proposes New XRP Ledger Tools For Smart Contracts

PYMNTS

Ripple is proposing Federated Sidechains for the XRP Ledger as a way to balance the needs of user requests for smart contract features with the blockchain company’s desire to keep the XRP Ledger lean, according to a post from Ripple.

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Payment Optimization & PCI Solutions: Combining Offense and Defense With a Single Provider

Speaker: P. Andrew Sjogren, Sr. Product Marketing Manager at Very Good Security and Matt Doka, Co-Founder and CTO of Fivestars

In this webinar, our esteemed panelists will discuss using Zero Data as the defense and payment optimization as the offense. A startup will have a well-rounded security approach that enables them to get to market sooner, grow their business faster, and minimize costs for both security and compliance.

Open Banking and CDR: The open data economy

Accenture

In our last post we discussed the different channel strategies banks can adopt when considering their place in the open banking ecosystem. We spoke about the opportunity this brings for banks to distribute their products through non-banks and for banks to distribute non-bank products.

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As Bank Branches Go Digital, How Do They Attract Customers?

Banking Exchange

Banks are having to reconsider the role physical branches play in a world of digitized customer experiences Retail Banking Financial Trends Feature Technology Customers People Performance Revenue Feature3 Tech Management Mobile Online. 1Retail Banking

Stakes, Implications Rise As Central Banks Inch Toward Launching CBDCs

PYMNTS

As the world’s third-largest central bank, the People’s Bank of China is rightfully grabbing much of the attention surrounding the advance of central bank digital currencies (CBDCs), but it is far from alone as monetary regulators around the world are moving forward with their own plans to launch in-house cryptocurrencies.

How intelligent operations can help European banks prepare for the future

Accenture

In my conversations with banks over the last year, I’ve been asked three common questions: How can we achieve a better quality of service for our customers? How can we simplify our processes so that we can reduce costs and help customers find what they need quicker?

How to Expose the Hidden Crime: Elder Financial Exploitation

Abrigo

June is Elder Abuse Awareness Month June is Elder Abuse Awareness Month, and it’s a key time for institutions to reassess EFE red flags to prevent these crimes. Looking for more information on preventing Elder Financial Exploitation at your financial institution? Watch Webinar.

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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!

One small step for man, one giant leap for bitcoin

Daily Fintech

This past week was pretty busy for me on several fronts. Yesterday, when I was speaking to a friend and colleague, he mentioned that bitcoin was going to the moon.

Stellar: Digital Dollars Are A Financial Tool For Everyone

PYMNTS

The cryptocurrency thrill ride can be exciting to watch. Bitcoin ’s peaks and valleys, cryptocurrencies that make a splash and then fizzle out, the rise and fall of prices based on speculation — they all paint a picture of a highly volatile environment.

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Why banks should see CFOs as heroes

Accenture

When people think of bank CFOs, they might be thinking of left-brained numbers gurus who are laser-focused on core finance activities. But today’s CFOs, in banks and across industries, are doing so much more. Many CFOs are increasingly becoming architects of business value.

OFAC Sanctions: Lessons from Deutsche Bank

Abrigo

Real consequences from OFAC sanctions violations OFAC compliance has increased in complexity and clarity with guidance released within the past few years and institutions need to take notice to avoid penalties. Would you like others articles like this in your inbox?

The Forrester Wave™: B2B Marketing Data Providers, Q2 2021

In our 24-criterion evaluation of B2B marketing data providers, we identified the 11 most significant vendors — Data Axle, Dun & Bradstreet, Enlyft, Global Database, InsideView, Leadspace, Oracle, SMARTe, Spiceworks Ziff Davis, TechTarget, and ZoomInfo Technologies — and researched, analyzed, and scored them. This report shows how each provider measures up and helps B2B marketing professionals select the right one for their needs.

Stablecoin News for the week ending Wednesday 9th June.

Daily Fintech

Do we need or want a CBDC? Here is our pick of the 3 most important Stablecoin news stories during the week. The risk is, or should be, obvious: As outlined in this Fed Research paper.

Mobile Payments Firm Paga Aims For $1 Billion+ Valuation And Eyes Growth Beyond Nigeria

PYMNTS

Paga , the largest mobile payments firm in Nigeria, is aiming to be the next company worth at least a billion dollars in Africa. The company counts 17 million unique users among its ranks, which range from consumers to companies and those who start tech firms.

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Banks stand to benefit as sustainability co-stars alongside digital

Accenture

Kudos to the gurus: ten years ago, the prediction was that digital would be driving every business today. It is. However, something else has happened, too. Digital now has a co-star. Sustainability. Top billing is no longer solo: it’s a dual affair.

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3 Risks Asset/Liability Management (ALM) Addresses

Abrigo

Risks ALM Addresses Will Affect Performance and Strategy Asset/liability management models and processes address credit risk, liquidity risk, and interest rate risk. . Would you like other articles on ALM in your inbox?

4 AI Hacks to Make Sales Teams More Efficient

Over the last two years, there’s been a 76 percent increase in AI adoption across sales organizations. For sales teams, AI opens up a world of new possibilities, including automating outreach, identifying best-fit buyers, and keeping CRMs flush with fresh data. Read on to learn the four AI hacks sales teams need to improve their performance. Download the eBook today!

XBRL News from the British isles with KIDs

Daily Fintech

Here is our pick of the 3 most important XBRL news stories from the last week. 1 UKSEF for 2021 annual reports: Yes? Not now?

Hokodo Puts BNPL To Work For UK B2B Marketplaces

PYMNTS

Buy now, pay later (BNPL) is a booming business for consumer commerce, and as is often the case, B2B merchants are now looking at how they can replicate a similar digital checkout flow for their own business customers. It’s not that B2B commerce needs to be introduced to the concept of BNPL.

Q1 2021 US credit card issuer snapshot

Accenture

Key themes Purchase volume has continued to show signs of recovery and most issuers are now reporting YoY growth for the first time in a number of; reported spend volumes at or above Q1 2020 levels; all issuers reported modest QoQ declines in spend as is typical following the holiday period Receivables growth continues to….

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Economic Expansion Beginning to Fuel Significant Demand for Working Capital Finance

Strategically Speaking

Let’s set the stage for what economic activity we are likely to see during the second half of 2021 and through much of 2022. The Conference Board is forecasting real GDP growth above 6% for the year, fueled by a strong 6.4% annualized growth rate in Q1, federal stimulus, and pent-up consumer demand.

How to Overcome the Pain Points of Your CRM

CRM software is a powerful tool when used correctly, yet another obstacle to a sales team’s efficiency when it’s not. Leveraging research and commentary from industry analysts, this eBook explores how your sales team can get back valuable time by overcoming some pain points with your CRM, such as low adoption rates, integrations, and data quality.

Part 1 what is NOT democratising Wall Street

Daily Fintech

There is a lot of the hype around “democratising Wall Street”. In this 4-part series we look at what is needed to really democratize Wall Street and why that is so important.

Banks Need To Embrace SMBs Or Lose Them To A FinTech That Does

PYMNTS

Banks Look to Digitize Customer Onboarding

Banking Exchange

Bringing in new customers is increasingly happening online rather than in person Technology Retail Banking Financial Trends Lines of Business Payments Tech Management Branch Technology/ATMs Mobile Online Cards Feature3 Feature. 1Technology

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Are ATMs, digital signage a good fit?

ATM Marketplace

Are ATMs and digital signage a good fit? How can they work together to deliver an omnichannel experience

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4 Data-Driven Steps To Drive Successful B2B Demand Generation

Fact: Good data lives at the core of every successful B2B demand generation strategy. Without quality data, it’s nearly impossible to identify and segment your target audience and create messaging that speaks to their values and interests. Whether you’re stepping into a new position or you’re new to demand generation, learning the tricks of the trade can be, well, tricky. In this eBook, you’ll discover how to improve your demand generation program—and your bottom line.