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Guy Melamed

Guy Melamed CEO at Exberry

New Year’s Resolutions for Market Infrastructures in 2024

Traditional financial infrastructure providers are increasingly considering upgrading their trading systems to align with modern times. This is both based upon strategic developments taking place over the past couple of years (Microsoft investing £1.5bn in LSEG, Nasdaq collaborating with Amazon for cloud infrastructure, and Google injecting $1bn i...

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Anish Kapoor

Anish Kapoor CEO at AccessPay

Corporate Payments in 2024: APP fraud, ISO 20022-readiness and generative AI

The start of a new year is a natural time to consider what lies ahead. Here, we look at four key themes in corporate payments: Authorised Push Payment (APP) fraud, operational resilience, generative AI and ISO 20022, and consider what lies in store for 2024. Authorised Push Payment Fraud Combatting APP fraud will be high on the agenda for many orga...

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Priya Kumari

Priya Kumari Digital Content Marketing Specialist at MSys Technologies

The Resilience of Credit Unions: Shaping the Future of Consumer Loans

Introduction While credit unions have experienced a slight slowdown in growth, they have proven to be more resistant to market fluctuations compared to banks. Despite facing challenges, credit unions have managed to maintain their share and even make gains in specific sectors. This article explores the recent trends in credit unions' consumer loan...

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Raktim Singh

Raktim Singh Senior Product Leader at Infosys

Democratized AI

What is Democratized AI: The democratization of artificial intelligence entails universal access to AI. Put simply, open-source datasets and tools, which were created by prominent corporations , require minimal user expertise in artificial intelligence, allowing anyone to construct groundbreaking AI software. The underlying principle of 'Democrat...

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Mantvydas Štareika

Mantvydas Štareika CEO at CapitalBox

Alternative sources of finance should support SMEs

Small and medium-sized enterprises, SMEs, make up 99% of all European companies and are the backbone of the EU economy, as they account for the vast majority of growth in the labor market. Despite that, SMEs are still seriously underfunded, in fact by as much as around €400 billion in the EU alone according to a recent study. The reason is that SM...

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Robert Kraal

Robert Kraal Co-founder and CBDO at Silverflow

Gopal Sharma

Gopal Sharma Senior Vice President, Head of Salesforce Business at Persistent Systems

Rohan Malhotra

Rohan Malhotra CEO at Roadzen

Uziel Pavia

Uziel Pavia Growth Marketeer at Volume

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Mastering DORA: A Strategic Guide to Operational Resilience

In the rapidly evolving fintech world, robust, reliable, and resilient systems are more crucial than ever. The industry must grapple not just with the challenges of instant payments and external cyber threats, but also with the advent of new players, running on varied infrastructures and offering unprecedented uptime levels.  DORA, introduced by the European Union, provides a dedicated framework for the EU financial sector, aimed at protecting digital operational resilience—a vital aspect of contemporary business operations.  This Finextra webinar report, hosted in association with NTT DATA, offers a strategic guide to mastering DORA. It covers:  Understanding DORA and its impact on the financial services industry  Why operational resilience is key to business continuity  Key aspects of implementation  And more.  Download our webinar report now to learn more.  Click here to watch the webinar on-demand now - DORA: The drive towards better operational resilience.


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8 Steps to Efficient Transaction Fraud Monitoring

In the wake of the widespread shift to digital banking and ecommerce, fraud teams have seen a sharp increase in card transaction fraud. Since 2014, card transaction fraud has increased by an average of 8.9% per year and exceeded $32 billion in losses in 2021 alone. In an increasingly complex threat environment, card transaction fraud has devastating consequences for banks and merchants alike.  Technologies like cloud, artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) pave the way for innovative fraud solutions. Yet, in order to effectively deploy these tools, banks need to address their underlying risk strategies, technical infrastructure and the quality of their available data.  This Finextra impact study, produced in association with Brighterion, a Mastercard company, explores the eight steps for banks to reach transaction fraud monitoring excellence. Download today to learn more. 


Impact Study

AI and Cloud: The Proving Ground for Regulatory Resilience in 2024

The current macroeconomic landscape is marked by exceptional volatility and uncertainty, posing challenges to traditional models in the financial services sector. Despite this new challenging market context, some financial institutions continue to hit pause on using AI and cloud technology, falling behind the curve. Leveraging new technologies can no longer be a zero-sum game. This impact study explores: How can AI and cloud be leveraged to improve back-end processes, rather than just front-end experiences; How migrating to the cloud can fuel new use cases; The regulatory impact of PSD3, DORA and more; The benefits of data sovereignty and data governance; And more. Download this Finextra impact study, produced in association with Microsoft Azure, to learn more.



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Navigating Biodiversity Impact: A review of 100 Nordic Companies

Mads Steinmüller, Head of Climate & Nature, Danske Bank Asset Management, discusses what Danske Bank found when they reviewed the quality of companies' management of their impact and dependencies on biodiversity on 100 of the largest companies in the Nordics, and unpacks what’s needed next to fulfil the recommendation and guidance that the Taskforce on Nature-Related Financial Disclosures (TNFD) have set out in 2023.

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Sehrish Alikhan

Sehrish Alikhan Reporter at Finextra

How can behavioural authentication enhance a bank’s customer experience?

In an age where digital experiences are being redefined by giants such as Netflix and Amazon, banks also need to step up their game in enhancing customer experience. The ease, personalisation, and seamless interaction offered by these entertainment and retail platforms set a high bar for customer expectations. It becomes imperative for banks to em...


Madhvi Mavadiya

Madhvi Mavadiya Head of Content at Finextra

Open banking year six: JROC’s priorities and the UK’s future roadmap

On 13th January 2018, open banking was launched in the UK after PSD2 legislation forced service providers to improve customer authentication and security processes. Since then, the UK’s largest account providers were able to make the most of their financial data and securely access services from a wider range of companies that better meet their ne...


Aoibhinn Mc Bride

Aoibhinn Mc Bride Content Editor at Jobbio

No gender pay gap at executive levels in European tech report reveals

From Equal Pay Day, which takes place in the UK every November, to International Women’s Day, a global movement which occurs on 8th March annually, the conversation surrounding pay disparity is nothing new. However, a new European study by Ravio has found that when it comes to the gender pay gap within tech, junior staffers who are female suffer th...