- 28.03.2017 09:21 am
January 2018 will see the formal introduction of the European Union’s new (second) Payments Services Directive (PSD2) . PSD2 recognizes that the world has changed dramatically since the introduction of the original Payments Services Directive (PSD) in 2007, which provided the legal foundation for a Single Euro Payments Area (SEPA). Since the arrival of the PSD, the digitalization of the European economy has continued and new payments services providers – who were outside the scope of the PSD – have emerged. PSD2 seeks to ensure a level playing field for all providers of payments...
- 16.02.2017 07:30 am
This edition of Financial IT, the first for 2017, is one of the most important that we have ever produced. Yet again, the articles and interviews that are included cover a huge variety of topics that are relevant to the intersection of financial services with IT. As ever, the topics reflect the interests of the author, the interviewee or the sponsoring organization. Technology companies, and their representatives, generally focus on their products and the forces that are prevailing in the particular markets that they serve. Banks tend to focus on more strategic issues, such as the impact...
- 06.12.2016 08:37 am
In the coming months, mainstream media headlines will continue to feature political developments that at least appear more momentous than those of previous years. However, taken together, the articles in this edition of Financial IT indicate that the pace of change in that part of the universe where IT intersects with financial services is accelerating. Some of the developments that are discussed will give rise to headlines in the trade press, if not the mainstream media, within weeks. could well be the year in which the Fourth Industrial Revolution captures imaginations - of the public...
- 24.10.2016 07:05 am
This edition of Financial IT magazine brings to you a continuation of the recent discussions we have had with some of the brightest minds in the fintech industry at SIBOS 2016 in Geneva. This issue also promises a strong collection of inspiring articles that address the hottest topics of the Money20/20 conference currently taking place in Las Vegas.
- 26.09.2016 07:48 am
Disruption is normally seen as being bad news for incumbents. This is not necessarily the case. The previous edition of Financial IT provided a comprehensive overview of Blockchain. This edition of Financial IT, whose publication coincides with the Sibos conference taking place in Geneva on 26-29 September, covers the other main source of disruption for financial services executives. If that other source could be summarised in one word, that word would be: FinTechs.