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European bank consortium selects IBM to build blockchain-based trade finance platform A consortium of seven European banks has selected IBM to build and host a new trade finance platform based on blockchain technology. Banking Services > Payments > News
European bank consortium selects IBM to build blockchain-based trade finance platform A consortium of seven European banks has selected IBM to build and host a new trade finance platform based on blockchain technology.
Banking Services > Payments > News Allianz divests stake in Oldenburgische Landesbank Allianz Deutschland has divested its entire stake in Oldenburgische Landesbank (OLB), amounting to about 90.2% of the bank.
News Bank of the West opens new branch in California Bank of the West has opened a new, redesigned branch at in Walnut Creek, California at 1530 N. California Boulevard.
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Payfirma introduces white label payment processing platform Payfirma has launched its white label payment processing platform, dubbed PayHQ, for financial institutions.
News TSYS extends payments deal with Tesco Bank TSYS has extended its payments agreement with Tesco Bank to continue supporting the latter's credit card business in the UK.
News BBVA, Das-Nano form new biometrics company in Spain By BBR Staff Writer
Spanish banking group Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria (BBVA) has jointly formed a new biometrics company with startup Das-Nano.
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Banking Services

European bank consortium selects IBM to build blockchain-based trade finance platform
A consortium of seven European banks has selected IBM to build and host a new trade finance platform based on blockchain technology.
Banking Services > Payments > News
Bank of the West opens new branch in California
Bank of the West has opened a new, redesigned branch at in Walnut Creek, California at 1530 N. California Boulevard.
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Wealth & Assets Management

Allianz divests stake in Oldenburgische Landesbank
Allianz Deutschland has divested its entire stake in Oldenburgische Landesbank (OLB), amounting to about 90.2% of the bank.
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GTCR to acquire Sage Payment Solutions
Private equity firm GTCR has agreed to acquire Sage Payment Solutions (SPS) for $260m.
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Intermediaries

BIS releases global code of conduct for foreign exchange market
By BBR Staff Writer
The Bank for International Settlements (BIS) has released a global code of conduct for the wholesale foreign exchange (FX) market.
Intermediaries > ECN & Exchanges > News
Euronext, AX Trading partner to launch pan-European block trading MTF
Euronext has partnered with US-based FinTech company, AX Trading to create a new block trading service for equities.
Intermediaries > Prime Brokerages > News

Technology

IBM launches API banking for Mizuho Bank
IBM Japan has launched API banking for Mizuho Bank, designed to improve the customer experience by delivering tailored services and solutions.
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IBM, NUS to promote FinTech and blockchain training in Singapore
The National University of Singapore (NUS) School of Computing and the IBM Center for Blockchain Innovation (ICBI) are collaborating to develop a module on financial technology, to better equip students with necessary knowledge and skill sets in the area.
Technology > Banking Technology > News

Policies & Regulatory Compliance

Redwood submits banking licence application to UK authorities
Acorn Financial Partners, a new venture founded and led by Jonathan Rowland, announced that it has submitted a banking licence application to the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) and the Prudential Regulation Authority (PRA).
Banking Services > Retail Banking > News
Amicus applies for banking licence in UK
Amicus Finance announced that it has submitted a banking licence application to the Prudential Regulation Authority (PRA) and the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA).
Banking Services > Retail Banking > News

Risk Management

Accenture opens innovation center for finance & risk in New York
Accenture has inaugurated a North American innovation hub in New York for the finance and risk sector to help financial institutions to quickly develop and scale advanced data, analytics and reporting initiatives.
Risk Management > News
Societe Generale strengthens collateral management relationship with Lombard Risk
Lombard Risk Management and Societe Generale have extended their global strategic partnership for the Collateral Management Solution COLLINE.
Risk Management > News




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