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Activity, Corporate Banking

Two new next-gen banks to open in the US

May 13, 2019

Via: Banking Technology

Piermont Bank is a “new generation” of commercial banking with a focus on helping clients build and grow business. The Piermont Bank’s team says that it aims to support privately-owned business, especially multi-generation family-owned enterprises. It says: “We appreciate, respect […]


Regulations

Strong Consumer Authentication – a project for the banks?

May 7, 2019

Via: Finextra

The Second Payments Services Directive (PSD2) is opening many doors for small companies in a bank-dominated industry. With the new rules some of the competences are transferred from the banks to the hands of the consumers. Consumers have the authority, […]


Activity, Corporate Banking

JPMorgan Provides New $150MM Facility for Clarus

May 7, 2019

Via: ABF Journal

Clarus terminated its asset-backed credit facility and entered into a new $100 million cash flow credit facility, which includes an uncommitted $50 million accordion with JPMorgan Chase. Under the terms of the new senior secured credit agreement, Clarus has access […]


Activity, Corporate Banking

Deutsche Bank shares slump 5 percent on report of a possible merger with Commerzbank

January 31, 2019

Via: CNBC

Shares of Deutsche Bank slumped nearly 5 percent Thursday after a report said the embattled German lender is gearing up for a potential merger with rival Commerzbank by mid-2019. The report, from Bloomberg citing anonymous sources, noted the deal is […]


Channels

Professional cybercriminals put the heat on fintech

December 3, 2018

Via: Banking Technology

In the European Payments Council’s (EPC) “2018 Payment Threats and Fraud Trends Report”, it provides a bleak and very lengthy overview of the most important threats in the payments landscape. There is a lot to mention, but the EPC raised […]


Activity, Investment Banking

Investment funds tech startup FundGuard secures $4 million in seed funding

October 19, 2018

Via: Finextra headlines

FundGuard, a cloud-based investment funds operating system powered by AI and designed to revolutionize the investment funds technology space, today announced its launch and $4 million in funding led by venture firms Blumberg Capital and LionBird. FundGuard will use the […]


Business Banking, Capital and Risk, Credit, Products, Regulations, Retail Banking

Wells Fargo CEO Sloan Must Go, Senator Warren Tells Fed Chairman

October 18, 2018

Via: TheStreet banks

After successfully pushing in 2016 for the departure of the CEO of beleaguered U.S. bank Wells Fargo & Co. (WFC – Get Report), Democratic Senator Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts is now gunning for another. In a press release Thursday, Warren […]


Capital and Risk, Channels, Operational

Refinitiv expands cloud delivery of financial data via AWS

October 17, 2018

Via: Finextra headlines

Refinitiv, formerly the Financial and Risk business of Thomson Reuters, announced today that its Elektron real-time data delivery using Amazon Web Services (AWS) is being expanded to meet high demand from clients across the globe. To ensure continued excellence and […]


Activity, Trading

Trump’s North American Trade Triumph

October 16, 2018

Via: CNSNews.com

For those on the left and right who were certain that President Donald Trump’s presidency meant the end of global free trade … think again. Though Trump’s critics have dismissed the significance of the new Mexico and Canada trade deal, […]


Business Banking, Products

How Financial Institutions Can Put Risk Management Back in the Driver’s Seat

October 15, 2018

Via: Strategy Business

In the years leading up to the global financial crisis a decade ago, risk was viewed at many financial institutions in a very different way than it is today. The financial system was like a highway on which different vehicles […]