Articles about Banking

Three Bruc Bond Execs Talk About (and for) Startups

CEO of Bruc Bond Singapore Krishna Subramanyan, Country Manager for Poland Krzysztof “Kris” Matuszewski, and Board Member Eyal Nachum in a chat about banking for startups.
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Eyal Nachum of Bruc Bond to Banks: Embrace Openness

Eyal Nachum, fintech guru and board member at Bruc Bond, has a message to Europe’s banks: embrace openness and connectedness. It’s the only way to thrive in the future.
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Bruc Bond's Eyal Nachum to Clients: Demand More From Us

At Bruc Bond, consistent communication is not a means, it's its own goal. So we want our clients to demand more of it, says Eyal Nachum.
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“Customer centric banking is finally going to be a reality!” – Bruc Bond Singapore CCO Tarini Ponniah

Singapore is set to join Britain in the digital banking revolution. Bruc Bond Singapore CCO Tarini Ponniah: “customer centric banking is finally going to be a reality!” Regulators in Poland, Lithuania should follow suit.

Bruc Bond Exec Eyal Nachum on the SME Banking Gap

From Singapore to Poland, from Britain to Lithuania, underbanked SMEs are an opportunity for challengers to reap billions in profits, says Bruc Bond exec Eyal Nachum.
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EU’s AMLD5 Is Not Enough

The last two years shook Europe with a wave of money-laundering cases brought forward against a number of big-name banks and financial institutions. Such a cascade demands serious attention and, worryingly, suggests that the EU’s regulatory frameworks for money-laundering prevention demand profound reform if they are to achieve lawmakers’ stated goals. With the fifth iteration of its AML directive, the EU is tightening the reigns, hoping to significantly curtail the illicit funneling of funds within its borders. But the actions may not be far-reaching enough.
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The Coming Decade - Our Predictions

While the banking world is winding down and enjoying the holidays, we want to give you our predictions for the next decade and the changes we see coming in banking, payments and finance.
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Are British Businesses Ready for Brexit?

No matter who wins the British General Election, Brexit is inching closer. To prepare, SMEs should speak to their banking providers now, before the crisis hits.
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Are Virtual Banks Asia’s Next Goldrush?

Banking for many has become almost entirely digital. So why are bank branches still around? That’s precisely the question posed by a new wave of upstart, purely digital so-called ‘virtual banks’.
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Payments in 2020: Our Predictions

The world of payments is always evolving. New technologies disrupt old ways of doing things, new entrants gobble up market share, and a changing regulatory landscape forces adjustment and innovation. Here we take a look at some of the developments in the global payments industry and how they’re likely to play out in 2020.
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How AI Can Transform Compliance

AI is providing a much-needed breathing room for banks looking to reduce the compliance burden. But can it replace human bankers, or will they stay with us for a while?
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The Banking Trends of 2020

Commercial banking is changing. Let’s look at some of the trends in 2019 and how they could play out in 2020.
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Banking Upheavals: SMEs Are Left Behind

Banking is undergoing a transformation, and many SMEs are getting left behind. Read to see why, and how they can get services they need.
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The Future of Consumer Payments in Europe

Consumer payments are evolving fast, but what will happen in the EU? Convergence on contactless? Emergence of facial recognition? Read to discover.
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Could These Two Countries Become Future Banking Giants?

Bahrain and Slovenia have quite different banking systems, but by making a few changes, they could develop into banking superpowers.
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Thomas Cook Proves: Travel Needs Regulating. Here’s How.

Thomas Cook's collapse shook the travel world, but they are not alone. The dangers of travel agents and websites are far from mundane. We should regulate. Here's how.
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