Month: July 2017

In regulating bank boards, it’s time to recenter the pendulum | American Banker

David Gibbons makes some good points here. Clearly there is a need for regulators to rethink their expectations and requirements for boards as the pendulum has swung way too far. But in doing so, regulators also need to maintain certain principles of sound board governance and oversight to guard against an overcorrection. A principles-based approach …

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SatoshiPay phases out Bitcoin, partners with IOTA Foundation

The IOTA Foundation and SatoshiPay are working on a proof-of-concept project which would combine SatoshiPay’s content payment interface with IOTA’s technology. The results of the joint proof-of-concept are expected to be presented in August 2017, according to the IOTA foundation. SatoshiPay, a blockchain-based nanopayments company that enables digital transactions on a micro-scale, today announced its …

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• HollandFintech.com | Holland Fintech presents the Dutch Fintech Landscape 3.0

From my experience with the Fintech startups and companies in Amsterdam, I completely agree that this is a country to observe and keep on your radar for innovations and brilliant people. The Dutch Fintech Landscape 3.0 infographic not only provides an overview of the entire fintech sector but is also a testament to the fact that Holland, …

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UK card payments overtake cash, but less bought on credit – Business Insider

In 2016, 50 percent of all payments in the UK were made using cards. People seem more willing to use cards over cash due to various reasons. “A growing number of retailers have invested in payment technology to accept cards, contactless payments and new payment applications both online and in store,” said Andrew Cregan, a …

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Underground finance: Why ‘Internet Coin Offerings’ are keeping investors up at night

The main issue for investors here is the relative lack of transparency. New currencies are unregulated and no one knows who is creating which one. This is very different from the traditional investment world where the SEC is involved in everything. ICOs are rebel territory all right, freeing coders to build the projects they want …

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How To Securely Send Money And Gifts To Overseas Family And Friends

How To Securely Send Money And Gifts To Overseas Family And Friends In the technological world of today, it’s easy to get carried over confident with what we can do. One thing that’s drastically improved over the last decade is how we transfer money and gifts to friends and loved ones; unfortunately, whilst there are …

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THE DIGITAL REMITTANCE REPORT: How tech-savvy challengers are pushing the industry toward a digital-first future – Business Insider

This BI Intelligence report analyzes the global remittance market with its various players – both old and new – and discusses what the future might bring. Here are some of the key takeaways from the report: The global remittance industry is massive and yet still growing —  remittances are expected to reach $615 billion by 2018 …

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Worldpay, valued at $10B, confirms JPMorgan and Vantiv are trying to buy it | TechCrunch

Worldpay became a stand-alone business in 2010 and was listed in an initial public offering in 2015. With about 4,500 employees in 11 countries, the company reported a pretax profit of £264.1 million in 2016. Some consolidation is underway in the world of payment processing: Worldpay — the giant company that says it processes 31 million …

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