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Pelican unveils “innovation hub” fintech partnership model for banks

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Pelican, a provider of artificial intelligence (AI) powered payments and financial crime compliance solutions for banks and corporates, has launched its Pelican Innovation Hub. The hub is not one in the traditional sense – i.e. a place for start-ups to turn up wearing jeans and get all creative. Pelican’s version is a partnership model as […]

IBM and eight banks unleash we.trade platform for blockchain-powered commerce

IBM working with Standard Life and ING Direct Australia

IBM and eight banks have unveiled we.trade – the new name for their Digital Trade Chain shared platform using distributed ledger technology (DLT) for domestic and cross-border commerce. Since January 2017, a group of seven banks (Deutsche Bank, HSBC, KBC, Natixis, Rabobank, Societe Generale and UniCredit), together with IBM, have been developing the Digital Trade […]

BNP Paribas and EY explore private blockchain for treasury operations

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BNP Paribas ALM Treasury and EY have completed a pilot demonstrating the use of blockchain to improve global internal treasury operations for the bank. The ALM Treasury department, which manages the bank’s internal ops, at the service of all three operating divisions of the group, carried out the pilot, tested internally this summer. According to […]

BNP Paribas selects SmartStream’s fees and expense management solution

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The derivatives execution and clearing (DEC) business of BNP Paribas has implemented SmartStream Technologies transaction lifecycle management (TLM) Fees and Expense Management (FEMS) solution.

BIAN unveils API-ready release to boost cloud banking ambitions

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The Banking Industry Architecture Network (BIAN), a not-for-profit fintech industry body, has launched its latest release of its service landscape. Termed SL 6.0, the framework is designed to provide a “globally standardised and simplified” banking architecture structure, using a service-based architecture.

EastNets unveils real-time fraud detection solution

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EastNets has launched its en.SafeWatch PaymentGuard (en.SWPG) at Sibos, a real-time fraud detection solution for Swift payments. The company says en.SWPG is a new artificial intelligence (AI)-powered solution, that can sort out “genuine transactions from suspicious ones and reduces the number of false positives”. Hazem Mulhim, CEO, EastNets, says it “recognises the mounting salience of […]

FIS and Citi team up for real-time payments for corporate treasury

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FIS and Citi Treasury and Trade Solutions are working together to enable real-time payments and cash management for their corporate treasury customers. Using the CitiConnect application programming interfaces (APIs), FIS has connected its Trax corporate payments factory to the suite of Citi Treasury and Trade Solutions – enabling integration with Citi’s core treasury management functionality, […]

Oracle unleashes open API banking solution set

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Oracle has unveiled its array of open banking solutions as it targets banks and pushing APIs into the mainstream.

SmartStream launches latest version of TLM reconciliations solution

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SmartStream Technologies, the financial transaction lifecycle management (TLM) solutions provider, has unveiled its latest reconciliations solution.

IBM teams with Dream for payments on the cloud

Finicity teams with DataVerify

IBM has teamed with Toronto-based firm Dream Payments – bringing its cloud and security capabilities to help the firm offer mobile point of sale solutions and business-to-business (B2B) payments.

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