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United Bankshares to buy Cardinal Financial for $912m United Bankshares has signed an agreement to acquire its rival Tysons Corner, Virginia-based Cardinal Financial in a deal worth $912m. Banking Services > Retail Banking > News
CSI partners with ACI for card fraud protection platform By BBR Staff Writer
ACI Worldwide, a global provider of real-time electronic payment and banking solutions, today announced that Computer Services (CSI), a fintech services company, has partnered with ACI to power its card fraud protection platform, extending its long-term relationship with the company.
Banking Services > Cards > News Commonwealth Bank of Australia partners with domestic universities to invest in social robotics By BBR Staff Writer
Commonwealth Bank of Australia, Stockland, University of Technology Sydney (UTS) and the Australian Technology Network of Universities (ATN) are pioneering technology innovation and research into artificial intelligence through a leading corporate-academic partnership in social robotics.
Banking Services > Retail Banking > News Tesco Bank makes mobile banking easier with Touch ID and Android Fingerprint Tesco Bank has added Touch ID and Android Fingerprint to its Mobile Banking App making it quicker and easier for customers to access their money on the move.
Banking Services > Retail Banking > News
Merchant Bank of Sri Lanka selects Fiserv for core banking and front-end teller systems Fiserv, Inc., a leading global provider of financial services technology solutions, announced that Merchant Bank of Sri Lanka & Finance PLC (MBSL) has selected the Signature core account processing platform and Teller front-end teller system from Fiserv.
Banking Services > Retail Banking > News United Bankshares to buy Cardinal Financial for $912m By BBR Staff Writer
United Bankshares has signed an agreement to acquire its rival Tysons Corner, Virginia-based Cardinal Financial in a deal worth $912m.
Banking Services > Retail Banking > News WesBanco Bank selects Card@Once for instant issuance of EMV debit cards By BBR Staff Writer
WesBanco Bank, a subsidiary of WesBanco, announced it has deployed CPI Card Group’s Card@Once solution through technology partner Harland Clarke to enable instant issuance of EMV debit cards across all of WesBanco’s 141 branches.
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Banking Services

CSI partners with ACI for card fraud protection platform
By BBR Staff Writer
ACI Worldwide, a global provider of real-time electronic payment and banking solutions, today announced that Computer Services (CSI), a fintech services company, has partnered with ACI to power its card fraud protection platform, extending its long-term relationship with the company.
Banking Services > Cards > News
Commonwealth Bank of Australia partners with domestic universities to invest in social robotics
By BBR Staff Writer
Commonwealth Bank of Australia, Stockland, University of Technology Sydney (UTS) and the Australian Technology Network of Universities (ATN) are pioneering technology innovation and research into artificial intelligence through a leading corporate-academic partnership in social robotics.
Banking Services > Retail Banking > News

Wealth & Assets Management

Wells Fargo to acquire Analytic Investors
By BBR Staff Writer
Wells Fargo Asset Management and Analytic Investors announced that they have signed a definitive agreement for WFAM to acquire Analytic, an investment firm with $15bn in assets under management.
Wealth & Assets Management > Asset Management > News
Cozad Asset Management selects Marketo to improve customer reach
By BBR Staff Writer
Marketo, a provider of engagement marketing software and solutions, today announced that Cozad Asset Management has selected Marketo to expand its reach among prospective clients.
Wealth & Assets Management > Asset Management > News

Intermediaries

Bank of America Q2 profit falls 19%, led by low rates
By BBR Staff Writer
Bank of America has reported 19% decline in its net income for the second quarter of this year, as it continues to struggle with prolonged low interest rate period.
Banking Services > Retail Banking > News
Maybank Indonesia deploys Intellect’s treasury solutions for Indian operations
By BBR Staff Writer
Intellect Design Arena has announced that Bank Maybank Indonesia, one of the largest banks in Indonesia, has gone live with Intellect’s Integrated Treasury Management System (ITMS) – OneTREASURY for their Indian operations.
Intermediaries > ECN & Exchanges > News

Technology

Swift hires cybersecurity firms to check fraud
By BBR Staff Writer
Interbank messaging network Swift has hired expert cyber security firms BAE Systems and Fox-IT to probe security incidents within customer environments.
Banking Services > Payments > News
Russia’s central bank forms blockchain research consortium
By BBR Staff Writer
Russia’s central bank has formed a blockchain research consortium by partnering with some of the privately-owned banks in the country.
Banking Services > Retail Banking > News

Policies & Regulatory Compliance

UK competition watchdog unveils reforms for Open Banking
By BBR Staff Writer
UK competition watchdog has unveiled a package reforms to ensure that customers benefit from new technologies and smaller banks face fair competition.
Banking Services > Retail Banking > News
Bank of Canada explores blockchain-based payment transfer system
By BBR Staff Writer
The Bank of Canada said that it is experimenting a blockchain-based payment transfer system in partnership with R3 CEV, a consortium of major global banks, and the Canadian Payments Association.
Banking Services > Payments > News

Risk Management

Blom Bank selects Wolters Kluwer for risk management solutions
By BBR Staff Writer
Blom Bank, a Lebanese bank, has chosen Wolters Kluwer’s OneSumX to provide it operational risk software solution.
Banking Services > Retail Banking > News
NetGuardians teams up with BehavioSec to offer fraud protection solutions
By BBR Staff Writer
Swiss-based NetGuardians and Sweden’s BehavioSec are joining forces to leverage their complementary technologies to provide complete fraud protection to financial institutions – and their clients – around the world.
Banking Services > Retail Banking > News