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25 July 2018 - Accuity Insights

RegTechs: essential allies for Open Banking

These are exciting times in the RegTech space, with so many new innovations to explore and much more on the horizon. We asked Franck Lanher, EMEA Director at Accuity, about his experience of improving financial crime compliance processes with many of the world’s leading financial institutions.
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10 August 2017 - Accuity Insights

Trade finance: is your screening up to scratch? Survey findings from our recent webinar with UK Finance

In June, the fight against nuclear proliferation in rogue states took an interesting turn when China’s Bank of Dandong was blacklisted by the US for ‘facilitating financing’ for companies linked to North Korea’s nuclear programme. This signalled firmly that regulators aren’t only chasing organisations that breach sanctions – those financing the trade will be held equally responsible.
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16 January 2017 - Accuity Insights

What will 2017 hold for the world of payments?

Few would argue that the payments sector suffered or enjoyed – depending on the perspective – extreme levels of disruption during 2016. The pace of change in the industry is extraordinary and we are only halfway through the digital transformation journey. What can we expect to come next in 2017? No signs of slowdown in […]
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26 September 2016 - Accuity Insights

2016 SIBOS Insights by Accuity

SIBOS Insights brought to you by Accuity.   Stay tuned for the latest interviews and thoughts from #SIBOS 2016:
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6 September 2016 - Accuity Insights

Achieving SSO goals needs robust data and sound MDM process

  Corporations are under constant pressure to improve the operational efficiency of their Accounts Payable (AP) function and optimise cost. Establishing a Shared Services Operations (SSO) centre that caters to multiple business entities helps them to alleviate some of this pressure. The AP function in a SSO centre can often accomplish more tasks with fewer […]
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2 September 2016 - Accuity Insights

US Dollar dominance: Why this matters to your anti-money laundering policy anywhere your bank is located in the world

The US dollar continues to dominate world markets, with 87% of all worldwide foreign exchange[1] transactions involving the US dollar (USD). According to SWIFT[2], more than 80% of trade finance was conducted in USD in 2013. In the same period[3], the Chinese RMB accounted for 8.7% of world trade while the Euro accounted for 6.6%. […]
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22 June 2016 - Accuity Insights

Rejuvenating a legacy: can Swift’s Global Payments Innovation Initiative (GPII) keep banks in the correspondent banking game?

FinTech innovators like Earthport, Ripple and Currency Cloud are driving competition in the cross-border payments market and changing customer expectations for international payments. As banks, the traditional players in this market, determine how to handle this threat, SWIFT responded with the Global Payments Innovation Initiative (GPII) in 2015. This project provides a case study of […]
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11 May 2016 - Accuity Insights

Accuity’s compliance solution for trade finance recognised as leading best practice

Accuity’s compliance solution for trade finance recognised as leading best practice
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12 October 2015 - Accuity Insights

2015 SIBOS Insights by Accuity and Fircosoft

SIBOS Insights brought to you by Accuity and Fircosoft.   Stay tuned for the latest interviews and thoughts from #SIBOS 2015: Click Here to access the SIBOS Playlist
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7 July 2015 - Accuity Insights

Anti-Money Laundering – A Worst Case Scenario

International trade between the likes of Latin America and China in the South is rising while the big banks in the North are still reluctant to lend. What are the implications for anti-money laundering efforts? Henry Balani offers an intriguing scenario… Arms dealers and drug traffickers once cleaned their dirty money at the casino. Now […]
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