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Santander introduces blockchain technology for global payments Santander has announced that it is the first UK to introduce blockchain technology for global payments through a mobile application. Banking Services > Retail Banking > News
BBVA partners with Red Hat for digital banking services By BBR Staff Writer
Spanish banking group BBVA has partnered with Red Hat to speed up its global transformation and technology-driven innovation processes.
Banking Services > Retail Banking > News Absa launches banking services on Twitter By BBR Staff Writer
Absa has launched ChatBanking, the first service in Africa which allows you to conduct your day-to-day banking from your Twitter account, without interrupting your session on the social media website.
Banking Services > Retail Banking > News Santander introduces blockchain technology for global payments By BBR Staff Writer
Santander has announced that it is the first UK to introduce blockchain technology for global payments through a mobile application.
Banking Services > Retail Banking > News
Swiss debit cards supplied with OT Wise solution By BBR Staff Writer
OT (Oberthur Technologies), a global provider of embedded security software products and services, has announced the supply of its White Label Independent Secure EMV (WISE) Solution to SIX Payment Services.
Banking Services > Cards > News LCNB National Bank partners with Cachet for mobile deposit solutions By BBR Staff Writer
Cachet Financial Solutions, a mobile fintech provider, has announced that LCNB National Bank has selected Cachet’s Select Mobile Deposit solution to power the bank’s new mobile deposit solution.
Banking Services > Retail Banking > News Bank of Montreal to shed 1,850 jobs By BBR Staff Writer
Bank of Montreal will lay off 1,850 jobs, nearly 4% of its total workforce, as it looks to trim costs following a decline in quarterly profit.
Banking Services > Retail Banking > News

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Banking Services

BBVA partners with Red Hat for digital banking services
By BBR Staff Writer
Spanish banking group BBVA has partnered with Red Hat to speed up its global transformation and technology-driven innovation processes.
Banking Services > Retail Banking > News
Absa launches banking services on Twitter
By BBR Staff Writer
Absa has launched ChatBanking, the first service in Africa which allows you to conduct your day-to-day banking from your Twitter account, without interrupting your session on the social media website.
Banking Services > Retail Banking > News

Wealth & Assets Management

US court dismisses lawsuit against JPMorgan in Madoff’s Ponzi scheme
By BBR Staff Writer
A federal court judge in the US has dismissed a lawsuit alleging JPMorgan Chase’s role in the Bernard Madoff’s Ponzi scheme.
Wealth & Assets Management > Asset Management > News
Opus Bank’s subsidiary sees increase in online account openings with enhanced Alt-Nav technology
By BBR Staff Writer
Opus Bank announced that its wholly-owned subsidiary, Pensco Trust Company, a major tech-enabled alternative asset IRA custodian, has experienced a significant increase in online account openings as a result of the enhancement of its Alt-Nav technology with Straight-Through-Processing (STP).
Banking Services > Online Banking > News

Intermediaries

US appeal court reinstates Libor rigging case against 16 global banks
By BBR Staff Writer
In a major setback to 16 global banks, a US appeals court has reinstated lawsuits against them for alleged manipulation of the benchmark interest rate, London Interbank Offered Rate (Libor).
Intermediaries > ECN & Exchanges > News
Sydney Stock Exchange partners with Bit Trade Labs to develop blockchain settlement system
By BBR Staff Writer
Sydney Stock Exchange (SSX) and Bit Trade Labs have announced the establishment of a joint venture to develop a blockchain based equities market settlement and registration system, initially for SSX’s equities and private markets platforms, but also available for other market and market operators.
Intermediaries > ECN & Exchanges > News

Technology

Bangkok Bank makes financial services faster with Fiserv
By BBR Staff Writer
Fiserv announced that Bangkok Bank Public Company, a Thai bank with approximately 17 million customer accounts, is making financial services faster and easier with new mobile banking functionality.
Technology > Banking Technology > News
Infosys Finacle, Samsung SDS partner to offer improved mobile banking services
By BBR Staff Writer
Infosys Finacle, part of EdgeVerve Systems, a product subsidiary of Infosys, and Samsung SDS, a global ICT service provider, announced a global partnership that will provide end customers with a more secure, fast and convenient way to use mobile banking and payment services.
Banking Services > Payments > News

Policies & Regulatory Compliance

ECB to end issuance of €500 note
By BBR Staff Writer
The Governing Council of the European Central Bank (ECB) concluded a review of the denominational structure of the Europa series.
News
Federal Reserve approves Goldman Sachs' purchase of GE Capital's US online deposits
By BBR Staff Writer
Goldman Sachs Bank USA (GS Bank) has secured approval from the Federal Reserve to acquire the online deposit platform and assume the deposits of GE Capital Bank (GECB).
Wealth & Assets Management > Asset Management > News

Risk Management

Fiserv integrates Zementis solutions into fraud detection platform
By BBR Staff Writer
Fiserv has announced that it will simplify and speed the use of new fraud detection models for clients using its Financial Crime Risk Management Platform by integrating the ADAPA solution from Zementis.
Risk Management > News
Sberbank selects Wolters Kluwer's OneSumX for Risk Management solution
Sberbank Group has selected Wolters Kluwer's OneSumX for Risk Management solution to streamline its global Treasury operations.
Risk Management > News