2021

Winning the last mile of cloud transformation

Accenture

As banks turn to the cloud to transform their operations and catalyze growth, many are still searching for silver linings. Our multi-sector survey, Modern Cloud Champions, found that 65% of banks are not capturing the full value they expect from the cloud.

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QR Code: It's cool again

Payments Dive

John Minor is Chief Product Officer for PayNearMe. John shares his knowledge and expertise on QR code and why this formerly forgotten marketing tool has suddenly become on of the industry's favorite ways to pay

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Key Components of a Strong Sanctions Compliance Program

Abrigo

Create an effective sanctions program Considering the current economic and political environment, it is crucial that financial institutions maintain a strong sanctions compliance program (SCP). Would you like others articles like this in your inbox?

The Digital Customer is Here to Stay – Five Principles to Keep Them Engaged

Accenture

In my first blog in this short series on how the behaviour of UK financial services customers has changed amid the pandemic, I looked at the way COVID-19 has accelerated consumers’ migration to digital banking services.

What Lenders Need To Know: Increase of Standardized Loan Rejections

As the CRE market continues to tighten, the rejection of substandard loan documentation is on the rise. Don’t put your loans at risk. Check out the Infographic.

Bitcoin stronger than ever

Daily Fintech

Bitcoin hit $55,000 for the first time since mid-May, as cryptocurrency prices continue to rise in October. Bitcoin exceeded $55,833 according to Coinmarketcap on Friday. Ilias Louis Hatzis is the founder and CEO at Kryptonio wallet.

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Time to Sell Your Business? Make the Most of it.

FirstInternet

Thinking about selling your business? It’s likely to be one of the biggest – and most difficult – decisions you’ll ever make. But one thing is certain; it takes serious preparation for a sale to be successful.

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Blockchain takes on forgeries, counterfeits

Payments Dive

Counterfeiting is an absolutely massive industry, logging in trillions of dollars every year. It can be a big threat both to consumers who unknowingly purchase these products and retailers as well looking to sell legitimate products.

How Mexico’s Central Bank Plans To Move Payments To Digital

PYMNTS

In Mexico, the pandemic is moving the needle toward digital payments — specifically mobile payments — to become more widely embraced by businesses and consumers alike. Slowly.

Cash Forecasting During an Unstable Economy

Perficient

Covid-19 has turned the world’s economies upside down. As preventative measures (such as lock-downs) continue, uncertainty abounds. This uncertainty is making it difficult for companies to gain a clear picture of their finances.

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.

Here Is Our Process for PPP2 That Could Help You

South State Correspondent

Of all the lending programs in banking history, the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) has to be one of the most complicated ever to enthrall bankers. Consider that in the next couple of weeks, banks will be: originating the second draw of PPP (PPP2) under new guidelines; originating PPP loans under the initial set of guidelines (PPP1) to include some amendments; amending PPP1 to accommodate larger amounts; forgiving PPP1 loans and setting up to forgive PPP2 loans.

ICBA’s 2021 National Community Bank Service Award winners

Independent Banker

This year’s winners: Left: Central Valley Community Bank, People’s Choice Award; Middle: Kennebec Savings Bank, Exceptional Community Bank Service Award; Right: Cross River Bank, Emerging Service Program Award.

Tech giants risk squeezing out banks, French watchdog warns

Payments Source

Fintech Compliance

Justice for Victims of Human Trafficking – One Transaction at a Time

Abrigo

Identify Human Trafficking via Transactions Banking professionals run across many types of transactions pointing to human trafficking. Here are tips to spot them from Love Never Fails Founder Vanessa Russell. You might also like this webinar: "Human Trafficking - Close to Home" WATCH .

The Lender's Guide to Automating Complex Loans

Providing commercial lenders with key insights into how commercial lenders can automate small-balance, mid-market, and large-cap loan documentation with advanced technology.

Key trends shaping the future of payments

Accenture

In a post-COVID world we have seen dramatic changes in the way customers pay, from the further shift towards a cashless society to a digital revolution in e-commerce payments. As we look forward, we see these trends accelerating and new payments rails emerging.

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Evergrande is the trigger to a crypto economy

Daily Fintech

China has banned Bitcoin more times than I can remember. On Friday, China declared that all crypto transactions are illegal driving a sell-off of Bitcoin, Ethereum, and other cryptocurrencies. The market value of the world’s cryptocurrencies tanked to a low of about $1.8

A new administration spotlights cross-border payments

Payments Dive

Matt Montes is U.S. general manager at Paysend and has nearly 30 years of financial services experiences, most recently serving as president of Catalina Card Services. He founded and led AccountNow, the first online D2C prepaid debit card company in the U.S.,

Contactless Payment: The future of public transportation

Payments Dive

When it comes to moving forward, what type of payment structure can customers count on from public transportation? Jed Danbury, vice president at Computop, a global payment service provider, shares his thoughts on how customers can benefit on transit

The New 7 Facts on Housing Interest Rates and What Banks Can Do About It

The CRE multifamily sector has created tremendous momentum that won’t be slowed by interest rate hikes. Check out the facts right here!

Why digital laggards finally became part of the digital payment landscape

Payments Dive

Bethany Ewing, customer marketing, mobile payments lead, Deloitte Digital and Peter Pearce, senior manager of financial services strategy for Deloitte Consulting share their insight on a study the company conducted on whether or not customers that migrated to a digital payments during the pandemic will continue to do so post-pandemic

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Robinhood May Sell Shares Directly To Users If It IPOs

PYMNTS

Robinhood is considering selling shares directly to its users if it opts to hold an initial public offering (IPO).

Online Shopping Trends: Mobile Payments Are Mighty

Payments Dive

The holiday online shopping trend jumped from over 13% in 2019, to nearly 20% in 2020, according to Mastercard. Jordan Reynolds leads the e-Commerce and Marketplace verticals at Ekata. He shares data and insight on how 2020 may have changed shopping forever

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Virginia-based bank provides Bitcoin access at ATMs

Payments Dive

Virginia-based Blue Ridge Bank is partnering with ATM operator BluePoint ATM Solutions and Bitcoin ATM software provider LibertyX to facilitate access to the cryptocurrency.

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.

Rebeca Romero Rainey: The spirit of innovation

Independent Banker

Photo by Robert Severi. A spirit of innovation and can-do attitude will serve you well this year, helping you remain ahead of the curve and address issues that arise. Dream big. Start small. But most of all, start.”

The Most Influential Women in Payments, 2021

Payments Source

2021's Most Influential Women in Payments honorees demonstrate how a diverse background and a unique perspective can prove crucial in difficult times. Women in Payments

How Cryptocurrency is Affecting BSA Initiatives

Abrigo

Cryptocurrency continues gaining traction. As the cryptocurrency industry continues to expand, financial institutions must remain vigilant to thwart cybercriminals. Want more BSA training and articles emailed to you? Takeaway 1 The cryptocurrency industry has expanded quickly.

Delight customers with easy and invisible payment experiences

Accenture

In early 2020, when the COVID-19 pandemic shut down many everyday services, people discovered new ways of doing things—like grooming their pets or styling their own hair. Doing these things involved mainly online purchases.

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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.