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Samsung Pay lands in four more nations

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Samsung Pay is expanding to four more countries – with official launches in Sweden and the United Arab Emirates (UAE), and it enters early access in Hong Kong and Switzerland. The launches in the UAE and Sweden are Samsung Pay’s first markets in the Middle East and the Nordics. Last month, Nordea launched the beta […]

Schweizerische Mobiliar Asset Management moves to Profidata Xentis

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Bern-based Schweizerische Mobiliar Asset Management has implemented Profidata’s Xentis investment management system for its insurance, pensions and fund management businesses. Profidata, which is also based in Switzerland, says it was a “challenging project” to roll out the system within a time frame of 17 months. Xentis replaces various legacy applications, “makes several interfaces redundant and […]

Symitar edges to new record with six credit union clients

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Jack Henry’s subsidiary Symitar has set a new record with the addition of six new US credit unions to its Episys core processing system in one fiscal year. All of these credit unions have more than $1 billion in assets and Symitar says getting six new relationships in one fiscal year breaks its previous record […]

Trio tussle to win Payments Canada’s tech revamp contract

Fully digital mortgage now a reality in Canada

CGI, SIA and VocaLink are fighting it out to win the contract for Payments Canada’s new core clearing and settlement system. Payments Canada has invited the three suppliers to participate in a competitive procurement process for the country’s new system, called Lynx. Jan Pilbauer, executive director of modernisation and CIO at Payments Canada, says this […]

Amlak in core banking software overhaul with Temenos and NDC

Temenos gains new live site in Palestine

Saudi Arabia’s Islamic lender Amlak International has chosen Temenos’ T24 core banking system for a tech revamp. The implementation and delivery will be done by National Data Consultants (NDC), a Pakistan-based system integrator and Temenos partner in the Middle East and Asia. T24 will replace Silverlake Axis’ SIBS core banking system, which has been in […]

One hand clapping for TSB’s new mobile app

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TSB has begun to roll out its new mobile banking app – the first service built by its new Proteo IT platform. It says the app has been built from scratch – with a new user interface. Features include access through fingerprint and one-hand navigation for the most-used transactions. It is available for both AndroidTM […]

Allied Irish Banks hit with €2.3m fine for AML fails

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Allied Irish Banks (AIB) has been fined €2.3 million by Ireland’s central bank for compliance failures over anti-money laundering (AML) and terrorist financing laws. AIB was reprimanded for six breaches of the law – which occurred between July 2010 and July 2014. It has admitted to these breaches. The central bank says AIB failed to […]

Interview: Oliver Hughes, Tinkoff Bank

Oliver Hughes, Tinkoff Bank

In an exclusive interview, Oliver Hughes, CEO of Russia’s Tinkoff Bank, talks about its online financial supermarket, maintaining momentum, and how US and UK banks can be occasionally underwhelming.

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. Temenos says Prival Bank is its “first regulated wealth client in the cloud”. Go-live is scheduled for 2018. The contract was signed in late 2015, it is understood. T24 will support lending and deposits […]

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. The new platform will support the bank’s conventional and Islamic banking operations across the board (retail, corporate, investment […]

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