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Alrajih Islamic Bank for Investment and Financing opts for iMAL from Path Solutions

Path Solutions, the global provider of software solutions and services for Islamic banks and financial institutions, announces that Alrajih Islamic Bank for Investment and Financing (“Alrajih Islamic Bank”) has selected the multi-award winning Islamic core banking system iMAL ahead of ICS Financial Systems’ ICS BANKS ISLAMIC, to engage in banking activities in accordance with the provisions of Islamic law.

Wednesday, December 13, 2017 - 10:09
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Nordea Joins First Blockchain-based Trade Finance Platform as Founding Partner

Nordea has joined the we.trade consortium as founding partner. The consortium is, in conjunction with IBM, developing a platform based on distributed ledger technology (DLT) that aims at making domestic and cross-border commerce easier, safer and more efficient for companies. It is the first such blockchain-based trade finance platform, marking a milestone in the practical adoption of DLT in the financial industry. 

Wednesday, December 13, 2017 - 07:57
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Thomson Reuters Collaborate Hong Kong Science Institute on Fintech Innovation

Thomson Reuters is partnering with the Hong Kong Applied Science and Technology Research Institute (ASTRI) to help accelerate the development of FinTech innovation by bringing technology, tools and content to the Innovation Hub launched jointly by ASTRI and the Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA).

Wednesday, December 13, 2017 - 07:19
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Alpha Bank Unveils Mobile Tap and Pay

Alpha Bank’s digital wallet for everyday purchases, my Alpha wallet, is now enhanced with Tap ‘n Pay, the new and innovative service for contactless payments through mobile phone. 

Wednesday, December 13, 2017 - 07:12
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Financial compliance: rules, regulations and the investment industry’s internal communication problem

With worldwide financial institutions finally beginning to recover from Brexit, and derivatives markets still adjusting to the rollout of MiFID I, the next communication crisis for this turbulent industry is already looming.

Wednesday, December 13, 2017 - 07:09
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Williams Scotsman to Acquire Acton Mobile
  • Expands Williams Scotsman's position as a specialty rental services market leader providing innovative modular space and portable storage solutions across North America
  • Williams Scotsman will have nearly 100,000 modular space and portable storage units serving approximately 35,000 customers from over 100 locations across the United States, Canada and Mexico 
Wednesday, December 13, 2017 - 07:05
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Kurtosys - Predictions for 2018

The rise of regtech
"2018 is set to be a bumper year in terms of regulations. MiFID II comes into force in January, while GDPR is set to shake up the way all companies store and use customer data from May. Compliance with these new regulations is essential for asset managers but it’s a costly and complex business. Fortunately, the growth of ‘regtech’ startups - which specialise in providing compliant technology solutions for finserv companies - will take much of the pain away."

Wednesday, December 13, 2017 - 07:03
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Cryptospace Moscow 2017: “This is not just a party, this is a historic talent grab…” "We're bigger than US Steel”

More than 55 speakers from 30 countries, more than 3000 participants, 6 sections, 12 hours of speeches and continuous networking. At Cryptospace, the largest blockchain and crypto event of the year, the world’s blockchain celebrities discussed crypto trading instruments, blockchain implementation into business, predicted the price of the bitcoin and chose the best ICO project.  Ted Lin comments: “A dynamic crowd, a spectacular venue, and a professionally run event. What a way to meet with the crypto community of Russia”.

Wednesday, December 13, 2017 - 07:00
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MUREX TO OFFER MX.3 RISK, TRADING AND POST-TRADE SOLUTIONS ON THE AWS CLOUD

Murex, an industry leader in trading, risk management and processing solutions for capital markets, announced they will run their MX.3 technology platform on Amazon Web Services, Inc. (AWS).

With the acceleration of cloud adoption in capital markets, Murex and AWS agreed to collaborate to help clients migrate their Murex application workloads to the AWS Cloud. Murex clients are looking to consolidate more and more of their capital markets activity on the MX.3 platform and this means their need for infrastructure is increasing.

Wednesday, December 13, 2017 - 06:55
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IaaS Hosting Company 3W Infra Achieves Certification for Compliance with ISO 27001 and PCI-DSS Standards

3W Infra, a fast growing Infrastructure-as-a-Service hosting provider from Amsterdam with global operations and more than 4,000 dedicated servers under management, has attained the ISO/IEC 27001:2013 certification for Information Security Management together with Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) compliance. Validated by independent third-party IT audit company Noordbeek B.V., these certifications would help 3W Infra ensure that they hav

Wednesday, December 13, 2017 - 06:51
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