24 October 2014

Company announcements

 
Transaction banking

Commerzbank processes first bank payment obligation transactions

21 October 2014  |  1693 views  |  0

Following intensive preparations, Commerzbank's Mittelstandsbank has successfully processed the first two live transactions supported by a Bank Payment Obligation (BPO), one for a German SME and one for an international group based in Belgium.

 
Retail banking

FIS appoints president Norcross CEO; Martire becomes executive chairman

21 October 2014  |  962 views  |  0

FIS (NYSE: FIS), the world's largest provider of banking and payments technology solutions and a global leader in consulting and outsourcing solutions, today announced the appointment of Gary A. Norcross as President and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) effective January 1, 2015.

 
Wholesale banking

Credit Suisse launches company analyser tool on Bloomberg app portal

21 October 2014  |  1253 views  |  0

Credit Suisse has launched its Holt Company Analyzer on the Bloomberg App Portal, where it can be accessed by Bloomberg Professional service subscribers at {APPS HOLT}.

 
Trade execution

DFM signs MoU with Raqmiyat and Kony to develop 'smart borse' applications

21 October 2014  |  1079 views  |  0

Dubai Financial Market (DFM) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with "Raqmiyat" and "Kony" with the aim to develop a series of applications as part of the exchange's strategy to fully implement the "Smart Borse" concept over the coming period.

 
Wholesale banking

CQG to offer full service connectivity to Eris Exchange

21 October 2014  |  743 views  |  0

CQG, Inc. today announced its planned connectivity to Eris Exchange, a US-based futures exchange offering capital efficient interest rate swap futures.

 
Mobile & online

Fairmat powers web-based risk service using Xignite market data

21 October 2014  |  873 views  |  0

Xignite, Inc., the premier market data cloud services provider, today announced that Fairmat SRL, of Verona, Italy, is powering its web-based financial risk service with Xignite market data.

 
Post-trade & ops

Charles River expands Ibor with Interactive Data corporate actions service

21 October 2014  |  775 views  |  0

Charles River, an enterprise-wide, front- and middle-office investment management solution provider, has expanded its Investment Book of Record (IBOR) offering by integrating Interactive Data's Corporate Actions Service as an integral part of the Charles River Investment Management Solution (Charles River IMS).

 
Mobile & online

Integrity Bank deploys nCino bank operating system

21 October 2014  |  722 views  |  0

nCino, the leader in secure, cloud-based operating solutions to the financial services industry, announced today that $539 million Texas-based Integrity Bank, SSB has launched the company's Bank Operating System to standardize and automate the workflow of its SBA lending processes as well as increase visibility into its loan pipeline.

 
Retail banking

Jumio launches credit card and ID scanning app for mobile retailers

21 October 2014  |  850 views  |  0

Jumio, Inc., the fast growing online and mobile credentials management company, today introduced BAM Checkoutâ„¢, a new, all-in-one credit card and identification scanning technology for mobile retailers.

 
Wholesale banking

NTT Data and Lombard Risk join forces on collateral management

21 October 2014  |  1046 views  |  0

NTT DATA, Inc., a leading IT services provider, and Lombard Risk Management plc, a leading provider of integrated collateral management, regulatory reporting, and compliance solutions for the financial services industry, today announced a joint collaboration to offer a globally-scalable collateral management solution.

 
Cards

Bank Norwegian selects Banqsoft for credit card, loan and savings product development

21 October 2014  |  885 views  |  0

Banqsoft and Nets have concluded a five-year agreement with Bank Norwegian for the development of the bank's credit card, loan and savings product solutions.

 
Wholesale banking

Nice Actimize integrates Alacra compliance and reference data platform

21 October 2014  |  931 views  |  0

NICE Actimize, a NICE Systems (NASDAQ:NICE) business and the largest and broadest provider of a single financial crime, risk and compliance software platform for the financial services industry, announced today that it has partnered with Alacra, Inc., a leading provider of online business information solutions.

 
Security

FFA UK warns of upsurge in business invoice and phone fraud

21 October 2014  |  1213 views  |  0

Small businesses are being warned they are a major target for criminals trying to defraud them out of hundreds of thousands of pounds.

 
Wholesale banking

AQX° Securities connects to Squawker

21 October 2014  |  784 views  |  0

AQX° Securities, the service-oriented, multi-asset, execution services provider, today announced that it has connected to Squawker, the central forum for pan-European, negotiated equity block trading and the world's first electronic trading platform free of algo- and HFT-flow.

 
Retail banking

Uber upgraded to support Apple Pay

21 October 2014  |  1161 views  |  0

Today, we launched an update to the Uber app that is integrated with Apple Pay, a new service that offers an easy, secure, and private way to pay using Touch ID.

 
Payments

MasterCard demos innovations at NYC technology hub

21 October 2014  |  1143 views  |  0

Today MasterCard will demonstrate its newest digital innovations including MasterPass, MasterCard Digital Enablement System (MDES) and wearable technology during a press event at the grand opening of its new technology hub in New York City.

 
Wholesale banking

b-next enhances CMC:Global Control Room

21 October 2014  |  837 views  |  0

B-next, a specialist provider of capital markets compliance solutions, today announced the enhancement of its proprietary CMC:Global Control Room web-based tool to provide financial institutions with a comprehensive view of all activities across its global operations.

 
Cards

Optimal Payments partners Handpoint to distribute mPOS to UK&I merchants

21 October 2014  |  881 views  |  0

Optimal Payments (LSE AIM: OPAY), a leading global online payments provider, has partnered with Handpoint to provide a Mobile Point of Sale (MPOS) solution to merchants in the United Kingdom and Ireland.

 
Cards

Pulse launches Pulse InSights consulting service

21 October 2014  |  758 views  |  0

PULSE, one of the nation's leading debit/ATM networks, has launched PULSE InSights, a consulting service to help financial institutions analyze and improve performance in key areas of their retail banking business in an increasingly competitive marketplace.

 
Retail banking

MasterCard brings contactless payments to MLB World Series

21 October 2014  |  1058 views  |  0

MasterCard is bringing contactless acceptance to ballpark food and beverage concessions at the 2014 World Series through a partnership with mobile technology leader MLB Advanced Media, enabling fans to make payments using a variety of NFC-enabled devices and services, including the newly introduced Apple Pay.

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