DTCC assess fintech impact on stability

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While financial technology startups and established players vie for attention on the exhibition floor at Sibos, the impact of fintech on financial stability is the subject of a new white paper from The Depository Trust & Clearing Corporation (DTCC).

Sibos 2017: fear the bigtech

Sibos 2017: fear the bigtech

As the financial services industry and fintechs work ever closer, where does that leave bigtech?

Sibos 2017: APIs – a holistic approach

All about APIs

In today’s (17 October) session at Sibos, API in financial services: the key to the future?, the discussion panel participants were in agreement on the following: if your want your API strategy to work, you’ve got to have a holistic approach to it across the organisation.

HSBC plans faster supply chain finance with new Me-PO solution


HSBC has introduced a matched electronic purchase order (Me-PO) financing solution to improve its release of working capital.

BIAN unveils API-ready release to boost cloud banking ambitions

Banking API is now a reality Image source: Serpstat

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.

Sibos 2017: collaboration vital to avoid dinosaur status


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.

Daily News at Sibos 2017 top photos and captions – Day 2

Here comes everyone

Top pics and captions from Swift’s Sibos 2017 conference in Toronto.

Innovation hubs – where do you begin?


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

The race to meaningfully engage with customers is on

Bragi Fjalldal, Meniga

The disruptive threats that banks face today are well documented: fintechs, decentralised cryptocurrencies, distributed ledger technology and now the tech giants like Amazon, Facebook and Apple, to name a few. These players are all now placing themselves between retail banks and their customers, meaning that banks are not just competing with other banks anymore.

Sibos 2017: social media – identity capitalism

Vladan Joler, Share Foundation: big brother is watching you

“Our social and business communications are edited by tech,” Vladan Joler, director of Share Foundation, stated at the Sibos Innotribe panel, How does Facebook know you better than you know yourself?.