05 July 2015

Company announcements

 
Wholesale banking

PSR publishes first annual report

02 July 2015  |  1135 views  |  0 comments

The Payment Systems Regulator (PSR), the new economic regulator for UK payment systems, today published its first Annual Report.

 
Mobile & online

Commuters on track to spend £9.3 billion this year via smartphones and tablets

02 July 2015  |  1878 views  |  0 comments | 5 tweets

Over a fifth of all UK online shopping sales now take place during people’s daily commutes, according to new data released today by Zapp and the Cebr (Centre for Economics and Business Research).

 
Retail banking

Laurel Powers-Freeling joins Atom Bank board

02 July 2015  |  1205 views  |  0 comments | 3 tweets | 1 linkedin

Laurel Powers-Freeling is to join the Board of Atom, the UK’s newest bank, as its senior independent Non-Executive Director.

 
Payments

MPOS tech drives 50% of transactions at Formula E Visa London ePrix

02 July 2015  |  1219 views  |  0 comments | 1 tweets | 2 linkedin

The 2015 FIA Formula E Visa London ePrix marked one of the first major implementations of contactless mobile point-of-sale (mPOS) technology in Europe, allowing visitors to pay for purchases with their Visa card.

 
Payments

Epam opens Austrian office

02 July 2015  |  912 views  |  0 comments

EPAM Systems (NYSE:EPAM), a leading global provider of product development and software engineering solutions, announced today its expansion of operations in Europe with the formation of EPAM Systems Austria GmbH.

 
Wholesale banking

Isda tenders for SIMM crowdsourced utility

02 July 2015  |  1363 views  |  0 comments

The International Swaps and Derivatives Association, Inc. (ISDA) has launched a tender process to select a third party to build and operate a crowdsourcing utility for the ISDA Standard Initial Margin Model (ISDA SIMM).

 
Retail banking

Coinfloor launches broker-based bitcoin marketplace

02 July 2015  |  1152 views  |  0 comments | 6 tweets

Coinfloor is announcing the launch of the world's first broker based bitcoin marketplace.

 
Retail banking

Detusche Bank extends Accenture BPO procurement contract

02 July 2015  |  1019 views  |  0 comments

Accenture (ACN) today announced a five-year contract extension with Deutsche Bank to continue to provide procurement business process outsourcing (BPO) services globally to the bank.

 
Retail banking

CR2 announces new CEO, Franky Van Damme

02 July 2015  |  716 views  |  0 comments

CR2 has today announced that its Board of Directors have appointed Franky Van Damme as Chief Executive Officer and member of the Board of Directors, effective immediately. Franky has worked with CR2 for some time, having previously held the position of non-Executive Director since May 2008.

 
Post-trade & ops

Icap appoints Jenny Knott as CEO Post Trade Risk and Information Services

02 July 2015  |  733 views  |  0 comments

ICAP plc (IAP.L), a leading markets operator and provider of post trade risk mitigation and information services, announces the appointment of Jenny Knott as CEO Post Trade Risk and Information Services.

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