Banking

LendIt Collaborates with P2P Finance Association to Run Online Lending Conference

LendIt, the world’s largest online lending conference, today announced the launch of LendIt Europe 2016, its third annual European conference, to be held October 10-11, 2016 in London. LendIt is partnering with the UK P2P Finance Association, Europe’s premier lending association, for the second year to deliver what is expected to be its largest conference to date, with more than 1,000 attendees expected. Read more »

Bank of Montreal Asia Pacific Benefits from Temenos’ Core Banking Solution

At the 17th Temenos Community Forum in Barcelona – on 20 May 2016 – Temenos  the software specialist for banking and finance, today announces that Bank of Montreal Asia Pacific has selected Temenos’ core banking solution to replace their existing legacy back office settlement and accounting system.  Read more »

Voice Biometrics Authentication Available for Citi’s Consumer Banking Customers in Asia Pacific

For Citi’s Consumer Banking customers in Asia Pacific, remembering multiple PINs and responding to a series of questions to verify their identities as they call into the bank will soon be a thing of the past. Voice biometrics authentication has been implemented in Taiwan with Australia, Hong Kong and Singapore to follow in the upcoming weeks. It will be rolled out throughout the region in 2016 and 2017 to cover all 12 of Citi’s consumer banking... more Read more »

New Digital Banking Platform USP Goes Live

 Unisys Corporation unveiled a collaboration with Sandstone Technology and Payment Card Technologies (PCT) to launch the Unisys, Sandstone and PCT (USP) digital banking platform. The new solution is designed to help financial institutions meet the changing needs of their customers by delivering secure digital banking services via multiple platforms including mobile devices, tablets and internet browsers. Read more »

BankservAfrica Implements INTIX Data Management Technology to African Banks

BankservAfrica, headquartered in Johannesburg and operator of Africa’s largest interoperable payments switch, will implement the INTIX Data Management technology to financial institutions’ customers located in South Africa and other African countries. Read more »

Ovamba Nominated Innovation in Banking Award at African Banker Awards 2016

 Ovamba Cameroon Solutions an online African funding and logistics services provider for MSMEs (micro, small and medium sized businesses), has been shortlisted by African Banker magazine in its annual awards programme forInnovation in Banking. Now in their 10th year, the awards are open to all African financial institutions, including banks, micro-financiers, investment banks, development finance institutions and other financial services... more Read more »

Bank of Palestine Launches its First Overseas Office in Dubai

Bank of Palestine, the largest financial institution in Palestine, has set up its first international representative office worldwide at the Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC), the global financial hub connecting businesses and institutions with emerging market opportunities across the Middle East, Africa and South Asia (MEASA). Read more »

Misys Receives Double Award at The Asian Banker Risk Management Awards 2016

Misys scooped two award wins alongside Bank of Beijing and Vietnam Technological & Commercial Joint Stock Bank (Techcombank). The accolades mark separate transformation projects in the Asia Pacific region. Read more »

Bank ABC Benefits from Nasdaq BWise GRC Platform

Nasdaq BWise selected by Bank ABC, an international bank headquartered in Bahrain, to support and further enhance their risk management, compliance and internal audit processes as well as reporting. By implementing the BWise integrated GRC platform, Bank ABC will reduce the burden and costs of compliance, gain control over their key organizational risks and streamline their audit processes. The BWise integrated GRC platform will enable Bank ABC... more Read more »

Greek Companies to Get Support from Alpha Bank, Eurobank and KKR

Alpha Bank, Eurobank and KKR Credit have reached a binding agreement today by which the banks agree to assign the management of credit and equity exposures to a selected number of Greek companies into a platform managed by Pillarstone. Subject to final Board approval, the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) is considering co-investing in partnership with KKR and the banks. Read more »

Cashfloat Awarded Full Authorization Status in Short Term Credit Sector

Cashfloat.co.uk has been awarded Full Authorization status in the highly regulated High Cost Short Term Credit sector, by the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA). The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) aims to protect consumers of the UK’s financial services industry, ensuring businesses are run with integrity and with the consumers’ best interests at heart. Read more »

Green Dot Corporation Releases New Online Marketplace

Green Dot Corporation launches Green Dot Money, an online marketplace that seeks to match low and moderate income consumers with a curated set of lending partners that specialize in serving low and moderate income Americans. The loans are made by third party lenders who are members of the marketplace. Green Dot does not use its balance sheet to fund the loans nor does it assume any risk of non-repayment. Read more »

MidFirst Bank Appoints David G. Goodall as Senior Executive Vice President and Chief Commercial Banking Officer

 MidFirst Bank announces David G. Goodall as Senior Executive Vice President and Chief Commercial Banking Officer. Goodall joined MidFirst on May 4 and will be based at its corporate headquarters in Oklahoma City.  David will lead the Commercial Banking and Private Banking groups across theOklahoma, Arizona and Colorado markets.  Goodall brings 30 years of financial industry experience and leadership to the MidFirst team, having most recently... more Read more »

Sibos 2016 Geneva Will be Opened by Chairman of the Swiss National Bank

Sibos announces that Thomas J. Jordan, Chairman of the Governing Board of the Swiss National Bank, the central bank of Switzerland, will give the opening address at Sibos 2016 in Geneva. Read more »

Barri and TransferTo Team Up to Boost Mobile Money Transfers in El Salvador

Barri Financial Group, a US-based money transfer service provider, has signed a strategic partnership with TransferTo, a leading B2B mobile payment network, to enable real-time Mobile Money transfers to Tigo Money accounts in El Salvador. For the first time, Barri customers in the US will be able to send Mobile Money to friends and family living in El Salvador within seconds. Read more »

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