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Prival Bank goes to the cloud with Temenos T24 core banking system
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Panama-based Prival Bank is implementing a new core banking system, Temenos’ T24. It will be delivered on the Microsoft Azure cloud.

UAE’s new largest bank to consolidate ops on Temenos T24
Temenos gains new live site in Palestine

First Abu Dhabi Bank, the new entity created as a result of a merger between First Gulf Bank (FGB) and National Bank of Abu Dhabi (NBAD), is to centralise its operations on Temenos’ T24 core banking system.

Fintech funding round-up: 26 April 2017

They said it. We read it. We edit. Fintech funding round-up – featuring Quovo, Gnosis and Indian Angel Network.

All go for Mizuho and IBM blockchain-powered trade finance

Mizuho Financial Group, Mizuho Bank and IBM Japan have teamed up to build a blockchain-based trade financing platform – with commercialisation edging ever forward.

Certua to launch robo life insurance service in UK

UK-based start-up Certua plans to launch a robo life insurance service in Q3 of this year – with the aim to create products and services that can auto adjust based on customer need.

Banking Technology Magazine
Banking Technology April 2017 issue out now
Banking Technology April 2017

The latest edition of our flagship magazine – Banking Technology – is out now, packed with news, analysis and insights, case studies, research and expert commentary.

Industry Comment
The future of insurance is collaboration

To the outside observer the insurance industry may look very conservative with dominant global companies and local players operating in the way they have done for years and with very little interaction with their customers. But this is changing.

2017: South Africa – blockchain fizzle or sizzle?
Tanya Knowles, Fractal Solutions

While the maturity of blockchain discussions and advances are at different stages of development around the world, blockchain is said to be at the height of the Gartner hype cycle. This implies that 2017 will be the year where disillusionment with the technology begins. However, 2017 may also see some real breakthroughs with its application and the emergence of pockets of the first concrete results.

Fintech in the US: where is regulation headed?

Aaron Cutler, partner, and Loyal Horsley, associate at Hogan Lovells, examine the state-level fintech regulation, proposed legislative solutions, and provides a brief overview of international regulation.