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Will digital-only money transfer operators impact the global remittance market?
Digitisation in the cross-border money transfer industry might leave fewer opportunities for incumbent banks and operators to grow. How they cultivate alliances and digital innovation to stay ahead of competitive will be critical moving forward.
Video: Creating an integrated market where banks collaborate with each other for customers’ needs
The heads of transaction banking from a number of leading banks in Asia Pacific – Deutsche Bank, BDO Unibank, PT Bank Mandiri, Maybank, and Canadia Bank - share their views on key developments that are transforming the industry and their businesses.
IFRS 9: A convergence between accounting and risk management
The International Financial Reporting Standards 9 is a forward-looking model that will force the finance and risk departments of various financial institutions to determine how expected losses will arise during the lifetime of the loan. However, the road towards its full adoption by January 2018 appears to be a tough one.
Interview transcript: "We are just getting through the first era of fintech"
Lawrence Wintermeyer, chief executive officer of Innovate Finance, an independent not-for-profit membership association representing UK's global fintech community, speaks about the future of the financial technology ecosystem.
Relooking the transaction banking value proposition
The combination of slowing global economic growth, record low interest rates, increasing costs of regulatory compliance, and pace of financial disruption that demands greater investments is making many transaction banks relook their business propositions and operating models.
Interview Transcript: “We are a blockchain agnostic”
Jesse Chenard, founder and chief executive officer of MonetaGo, believes that collaboration and not competition between players will drive the success of blockchain technology.