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Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to launch underbanked service with Dwolla, Ripple and others

Dwolla

The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation has launched a new service created with in partnership with Dwolla, along with collaboration with Ripple, Crosslake Technologies, ModusBox, and Software Group.

BNP Paribas and EY explore private blockchain for treasury operations

BNP Paribas

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 […]

Sibos 2017: collaboration vital to avoid dinosaur status

Dinosaurs

The question of whether – and in what form – banks will survive in the future depends largely on how the forces of changing customer behaviour, technology and regulation will play out on different types of banks.

Innovation hubs – where do you begin?

Innovation

Discussing the strategies banks can adopt to choose the right innovation partners.

Instant payments in Europe: moving from theory to practice

Carlo Palmers, Swift

We live in impatient times – everyone wants to be able to pay who they want when they want, instantly and regardless of location. The UK has had instant payments since 2008; Faster Payments volumes have exceeded all predictions and now exceed 135 million per month.

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

FIS

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, […]

Sibos 2017 opening plenary: data is the new battleground

Dave McKay, RBC

Welcome to Sibos 2017 in Toronto – bringing together 8,000+ delegates from 150 countries. And this year we have a new (or the vintage new?) theme: data. Not the “big data” though (that everyone was talking about a few Sibos conferences ago), but just data.

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.

Instant payments momentum gathers pace globally as Swift strengthens its role

Real-time payments are coming to you

Instant payments are set to be one of this year’s hot topics at Sibos. Last week, Swift and EBA Clearing announced that users of EBA’s instant payments system, RT1, will be able to access the platform via SwiftNet Instant, Swift’s instant payments messaging solution, from November 2018. Elsewhere, Australian consumers have been told they will be able to make instant payments from January next year.

IBM, KlickEx Group and Stellar unveil cross-border payments solution

IBM and friends launch cross-border payments solution on blockchain

IBM, KlickEx Group, a regional financial services company, and Stellar, a non-profit organisation that supports an open source blockchain network, have unveiled a new regional cross-border payments solution using IBM’s blockchain technology to provide clearing and settlement of trades on a single network in real time.

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