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RBS to Launch Accelerated Client Onboarding - 21 October 2014

The Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) plans to provide a new service that will offer the bank’s corporate clients a secure, quicker and simpler way to open bank accounts ...

Compliance and Regulation Weigh on Europe’s Risk Managers - 21 October 2014

Compliance and regulatory issues head the list of challenges in managing a multinational insurance programme, according to the 70 risk managers who attended insurer ACE Group’s recent multinational risk forum held in London ...

Steering Committee, Working Group To Drive US Implementation of T+2 - 17 October 2014

The Depository Trust and Clearing Corporation (DTCC), in collaboration with the financial services industry, has formed an industry steering committee and an industry working group to facilitate the move to shorten the settlement cycle in the US for trades in equities, corporate and municipal bonds, and unit investment trusts (UITs) ...

Apple Pay to Launch on 20 October - 17 October 2014

Apple has announced that Apple Pay will become available in the US this coming Monday, 20 October. The mobile payments solution is billed by the company as an easy, secure and private way to pay using Touch ID on iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus in stores and within apps ...

UK and Germany Top EMEA Targets For Advanced Cyber Attack - 17 October 2014

FireEye's Regional Advanced Threat Report for EMEA has examined the activity, attempts and targets of different Advanced Persistent Threats (APT) in the first six months of 2014, based on data from the FireEye Dynamic Threat Intelligence (DTI) cloud ...

Biggest FX Dealers Amassing Dominant Market Share, Finds Report - 17 October 2014

Foreign exchange (FX) trading volumes are consolidating in the hands of the world’s biggest FX dealers, according to a report from Greenwich Associates. The company says that this is a trend that, if not offset by countervailing factors, could over time reduce the number of competitors in this massive and essential market ...

Delays to Digital Transformation Projects a Concern for CFOs, CIOs - 16 October 2014

Research from Canopy, the Atos cloud powered by EMC and VMware, has found that 75% of CFOs think their business is missing out on revenue opportunities by not having the right cloud applications and infrastructure in place to support digital business transformation ...

Citi Suite to Enhance Clients’ Working Capital - 16 October 2014

Citi's Treasury and Trade Solutions unit has launched Citi Integrated Payables Solutions, a holistic suite of analytics, advisory and payment services that are designed to assist organisations in optimising working capital and maximising efficiency across their complete supply chain ...

SAP Wins Treasury Excellence Award - 16 October 2014

Dr. Matthias Heiden, ex-head of global treasury at SAP and now CFO at the firm, collected the Treasury Excellence award at EuroFinance 2014 in Budapest. SAP received the award for a long-running project that has revolutionised SAP’s financing strategy, external debt capability and introduced a revolving credit facility ...

ICMA: T+2 Migration Largely Successful - 15 October 2014

The International Capital Market Association (ICMA) and the ICMA European Repo Council (ERC) reported that the transition to settlement at T+2 for the European fixed income markets has been largely successful ...

P2P Payments in a ‘Jiffy’ - 15 October 2014

On the eve of SIA Expo 2014 in Milan, SIA called a press conference to announce the launch of a new person to person (P2P) payments solutions called Jiffy ...