Phil Siarri is an innovation management professional and fintech observer. He has been selected as one of Canada’s top 40 social influencers in finance, innovation and risk by Thomson Reuters as well as top 50 fintech influencers in Montreal by FinFusion.
Earlier this year, Starling Bank and Monzo became the top two banks in terms of customer satisfaction in the UK, knocking incumbent First Direct from the number one spot. Interestingly, this news coincided with a decline in interest in app-only Read more »
For banks, direct debit (ACH) fraud represents a bigger financial risk than card fraud. In particular, growing momentum for real-time payment schemes across the world is creating huge opportunities for fraudsters and placing increasing pressure on Read more »
To most organisations this should sound like a question with an obvious answer - a good live streaming event usually means clear audio, a decent picture and a tolerable amount of buffering. But the real question should be “Do decision-makers in Read more »
Cyber-attacks are now one of the biggest threats to the UK financial system according to respondents in a recent Bank of England survey¹. The survey’s findings place cyber-attacks in joint second place of threats seen as the biggest risk to the Read more »
Compliance professionals face an ever-greater range of obligations. While regulators do not deliberately go out of their way to devise “tick-box” regulations, the reality is that the raft of new rules established over the last decade has resulted in Read more »
A vibrant, new type of banking business has emerged and is attracting a great deal of attention, mainly due to their ability to drive innovation and improve customer service levels. These banks are not any of the well-established high street names Read more »