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The next phase of growth in Islamic banking will be driven not just with the offerings that are compliant of Shariah and its positioning vis-à-vis conventional banking but will have to be on the basis of differentiation, driven by innovation That there has been a remarkable 11% growth in global (more…).....
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IBS Journal speaks to CEO of JMR Infotech, Jayafar Moidu, about the firm’s plans for the future, its ongoing relationship with Oracle and its plans to break into the banking systems market proper Implementation partners extraordinaire, JMR Infotech, has had a good 2017. The firm, which has held a long-standing (more…).....
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How was Fidor Bank created?  Fidor is the second bank this team created – the first bank started in the mid-90s. Using today’s terminology, I’d say this one was the first with a disruptive, customer-centric and introspective approach. We all have previous experience in setting up a bank. Fidor originated in 2007 when we discussed (more…).....
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Opus, the provider of global compliance and risk management solutions, has launched its new Third Party GDPR Compliance solution, developed specifically to identify and manage General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) risk in third-party relationships. The European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation, which comes into force on May 25, 2018, is a (more…).....
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SPL Group Americas, LLC., (SPL) and GMV have entered into a partnership agreement, by which SPL will now be selling GMV’s Checker ATM Security Software in the US as well as in other countries worldwide. SPL is a multi-vendor ATM security and solutions provider specialising in logical and physical ATM (more…).....
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A recent study from Forex Bonuses finds the countries among the 20 largest economies who are adapting quickest to using cashless systems like phones and contactless cards – revealing that Canada narrowly edges out Sweden for the top position. The economies adopting the most cashless technology have been revealed in new research from (more…).....
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What effect will cloud computing, artificial intelligence (AI), and distributed ledger technology really have in driving new revenue and cost savings opportunities for capital markets firms? While the opportunity to use these technologies to improve business is clear, financial institutions are concerned that they don’t have sufficient expertise to realise .....
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Despite SMEs now having an unprecedented range of tools available to help them meet customer demands, many are still missing out on boosting their bottom line by not offering the technology shoppers expect at the check-out. Barclaycard recently found that lack of payment technology online and in-store is costing small .....
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M-Files Corporation has partnered with IT Governance, a provider of governance, risk management and compliance solutions, to deliver a framework that helps organisations comply with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). M-Files is offering IT Governance’s GDPR Documentation Toolkit as part of the company’s intelligent information management solution to help .....
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The smart data analytics outfit big xyt said today that SIX Swiss Exchange has joined its hub to take high-quality tick data and analytics to its trading participants. The hub is connected to more than 100 venues globally and across asset classes. The xyt hub was launched in September 2017 (more…).....
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Visa is expanding its global transaction processing capabilities with two state-of-the-art data centres in the UK and Singapore. These new centres will complement Visa’s existing processing facilities in the US. The launch of the UK data centre is part of an ongoing process to combine both Visa Inc. and Visa (more…).....
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Global VC investment for fintech in the first half-year (H1) of 2017 attracted $6.5 billion with 787 deals, a 45% decrease year on year. These figures were compiled through Pitchbook by Innovate Finance. While total global investment dropped, UK VC investment for While total global investment dropped, UK VC investment for (more…).....
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