30 July 2014

Company announcements

 
Retail banking

San Antonio FCU automates branch transactions with NCR

29 July 2014  |  721 views  |  0

NCR Corporation (NYSE: NCR), the global leader in consumer transaction technologies, is piloting a dynamic branch transformation solution with San Antonio Federal Credit Union (SACU) to modernize and automate non-cash branch transactions.

 
Retail banking

Shoreditch startup Centtrip offers 14 currencies on a single pre-paid MasterCard

29 July 2014  |  1452 views  |  0

Introducing a whole new dimension to FinTech travel money, banking and payment card experience; Centtrip is the world's first prepaid MasterCard to offer 14 currencies on a single card at 'spread-free' exchange rates.

 
Cards

Access Prepaid Worldwide launches Cash Passport card for young travellers

29 July 2014  |  649 views  |  0

Access Prepaid Worldwide, a MasterCard subsidiary, today launches its new Young Traveller Cash Passport prepaid card. The card, available exclusively online, is based on its award-winning Multi-currency Cash Passport.

 
Risk & regulation

TMX Group CCPs get official designation

29 July 2014  |  527 views  |  0

The Bank of Canada and certain provincial commissions today announced that the TMX Group Limited central counterparties (CCPs) - CDCC, CDS and NGX - can each be considered qualifying central counterparties (QCCPs) pursuant to the standards developed by the Basel Committee on Banking Supervision and adopted by OSFI.

 
Wholesale banking

Global Legal Entity Identifier Foundation sets out funding plan

29 July 2014  |  701 views  |  0

At the inaugural Board meeting of the Global Legal Entity Foundation (GLEIF), the Board took a key decision on the implementation of one of the Financial Stability Board's (FSB) recommendations for the Global Legal Entity Identifier System (GLEIS).

 
Retail banking

Fime's Montreal lab gets Visa certification for testing contactless EMV

29 July 2014  |  754 views  |  0

Fime has announced that its Montreal-based laboratory has been qualified by Visa to perform testing for its 'contactless EMV analogue and digital' specifications.

 
Retail banking

Bankia deploys Vertera teller cash recycler machines in branches

29 July 2014  |  631 views  |  0

Bankia S.A., a trading organisation born from the consolidation of seven Spanish savings banks, has integrated the Vertera 6G from Glory Global Solutions into its branches, following a successful trial.

 
Retail banking

MoneySite.com selects Pancredit loan-decisioning tech

29 July 2014  |  403 views  |  0

The UK's latest price comparison website, MoneySite.com, has selected Pancredit's intelligent loan decisioning technology to power its consumer loan search facility.

 
Mobile & online

Germany's Sparda Bank signs for MasterCard MasterPass

29 July 2014  |  2323 views  |  0

For the roughly 700.000 customers of Sparda banks in Germany, this year shopping is about to get easier, quicker and more secure - regardless of whether they're buying online, using a mobile phone or in a store.

 
Wholesale banking

CFTC extends designation of DTCC-Swift as LEI provider

29 July 2014  |  556 views  |  0

In order to further the smooth transition to a global system of legal entity identification, the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (Commission) issued an Amended and Restated Order on July 22, 2014, extending the designation of the utility operated by DTCC-Swift as the provider of legal entity identifiers, or LEIs, pursuant to the Commission's swap data recordkeeping and reporting rules.

 
Wholesale banking

Fernbach partners German commercial bank on loan application tech

29 July 2014  |  480 views  |  0

The internationally renowned provider of financial software, Fernbach, has, together with a major German commercial bank, developed and introduced a loan application system that provides functions for advising and processing private loans (KFPK, credit and financing planning for private loans).

 
Retail banking

Temenos posts positive Q2

28 July 2014  |  957 views  |  0

Temenos Group AG (SIX: TEMN), the market leading provider of mission-critical software to financial institutions globally, today reports its second quarter 2014 results.

 
Mobile & online

Nochex becomes Visa V.me PSP partner

28 July 2014  |  1464 views  |  0

Nochex Ltd, the UK's leading independent provider of online payment services to internet entrepreneurs, is pleased to announce that it has become the latest Payment Service Provider (PSP) to give the V.me by Visa digital wallet service access to its e-commerce merchant portfolio.

 
Mobile & online

Citi teams up with Mint to create E-asy account for low, moderate income clients

28 July 2014  |  1075 views  |  0

The integration of technology and traditional counseling will soon make it "E-asy" for low and moderate income San Diego residents to get expert, up-to-the minute advice on home buying and improving their financial health.

 
Wholesale banking

RateSetter names ex-First Direct CEO Alan Hughes non-exec chairman

28 July 2014  |  841 views  |  0

RateSetter, the UK's largest peer-to-peer (P2P) lender by monthly volume, today announced that Alan Hughes will become the company's first Non-Executive Chairman.

 
Risk & regulation

SocGen Private Banking selects Wolters Kluwer risk-management and reporting tech

28 July 2014  |  1114 views  |  0

Wolters Kluwer Financial Services announced today that one of the largest European financial services groups, Société Générale Private Banking, has selected its Risk Management and Regulatory Reporting solution to help facilitate compliance with the Capital Requirements Directive IV in Belgium.

 
Wholesale banking

Calypso Technology hires Nat Natraj as senior VP, sales and marketing

28 July 2014  |  887 views  |  0

Calypso Technology, Inc., a leading provider of software solutions for the financial markets, announced today the appointment of Nat D. Natraj as Senior Vice President of Sales and Marketing.

 
Wholesale banking

Capco promotes Paul Trotter and James Arnett to partner status

28 July 2014  |  690 views  |  0

Capco, a global business and technology consultancy dedicated solely to the financial services industry today announced the promotions of Paul Trotter and James Arnett to Partner.

 
Wholesale banking

Atreaus Capital selects SunGard Hedge360 risk-reporting service

28 July 2014  |  1110 views  |  0

Atreaus Capital, LP, a global macro hedge fund manager based in New York is now live with SunGard's Hedge360 Risk Reporting Service. Delivered as a managed service, the Hedge360 Risk Reporting Service provides highly customized daily risk reports, offering transparency to investors and integrated internal risk management to hedge funds.

 
Risk & regulation

Nasdaq OMX Clearing picks BNY Mellon for US Treasury clearing and custody

28 July 2014  |  904 views  |  0

BNY Mellon, a global leader in investment management and investment services, has been appointed by NASDAQ OMX Clearing to provide EMIR (European Market Infrastructure Regulation) compliant clearing and custody services for US Treasuries within the NASDAQ OMX Group's new European clearing business.

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