Key Facts & Figures from the EBF Banking In Europe 2017 Overview

Last week the European Banking Federation (EBF) published the 2017 Banking In Europe facts and figures. The facts and figures are nicely summarised in a infographic that i have shared below, but its worth taking note of some of the key themes… Banking in Europe – Key Themes: The number of EU-28 credit institutions has been ...

Read This If You’re Thinking About Joining SWIFT

Read This If You're Thinking About Joining SWIFT
While there are many ways for corporates to connect with their banks, if you want a single, secure, reliable and global multi-bank solution – then SWIFT is your answer. Before you get too excited you should understand their are some upfront considerations that you must take note of before joining SWIFT. This post will cover ...

12 Practical Ways to Become Smarter in 1 Infographic

12 Practical Ways to Become Smarter in 1 Infographic
Many of us are trying to get smarter and more effective in the way we work, rest and play. I am certainly trying! In order to achieve this i have been delving into various means and methods – one of the articles i came across was by the World Economic Forum – 12 ways to ...

The Top Payments News Stories in August 2018

Ok folks, I know i have been quiet for the past few months. But now i am back and will be looking to post more regularly. Let’s kick off with a look back at the top payments news stories for August 2018: 1. Payments News – Cyber Security The US Department of Justice reports that 3 ...

The Top Payments News Stories in July 2018

I have been pretty quiet recently, focusing on work, work, work…. And looking forward to a chilled couple of weeks off. The world of payments continues to move at a swift pace. Check out the following top payments news stories for July 2018: 1. Payments News – Cyber Security Digital bank Monzo fall victim, via ...

A Quick Insight into Treasury Technology for Corporates 1

A Quick Insight into Treasury Technology for Corporates
The JP Morgan Treasury Insights section is worth a look, i recently read an interesting article on Treasury technology – Demystifying New Technologies in Treasury. Check out the article for full details, following are my quick notes. Adopting New Treasury Technology – The Challenges Of course, most organisations want to get rid of manual processes, ...

The Top Payments News Stories in June 2018

We’re more than half way through the year, the World Cup is in full flow the UK is sweltering and payments news stories in June continue to heat up too. Check out the following top payments news stories for June 2018: 1. Payments News – Cyber Security FS-ISAC (Financial Services Information Sharing and Analysis Centre) launches ...

Quick HSBC Guide to GDPR for Treasury Folks

Quick HSBC Guide to GDPR for Treasury Folks
As we all know from the many emails received over the last couple of weeks, the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is now here. Browsing around i came across some informative documents from HSBC about GDPR, which i thought would be worth sharing. Let’s jump to it… GDPR Checklist for Treasury Key notes: Understand ...

10 Sizzling Artificial Intelligence Trends for 2018 by PwC

10 Sizzling Artificial Intelligence Trends for 2018 by PwC
The world seems to be going Artificial Intelligence (AI) crazy! So in this post i thought i would cover the 10 Artificial Intelligence AI Trends highlighted by PwC for 2018. Its about 6 months old now, but the themes are relevant and i wanted to capture (for my own notes) the AI trends in layman ...

The Top Payments News Stories in May 2018

Payments news stories in May highlighted cyber threats in Mexico, TSB IT issues lingered, PayPal partnerships, Ripple continued to sign-up new partners and banks pursued their respective digital transformation. And of course, it was the month in which GDPR went live. All in all, another crazy month in the world of payments. Check out the following ...