The US securities industry is finally to move to a two-day settlement cycle (T+2), but not until the end of Q3 2017, some three years after similar shifts in other global markets
A former senior director of business development at Gnip, prior to its 2014 acquisition by Twitter, and a research and sales executive at the Corporate Executive Board, a DC-based consulting firm – now McGuire is a senior business development manager at Twitter, focused on data partnerships. He has been a guest speaker on social media and the markets on programs including CNBC's "Squawk Box," Bloomberg's "Money Moves" and Fox Business' "After the Bell."
Innovate UK has chosen five fintech startups to share a £175,000 prize pot and the opportunity to work with leading banks and government bodies to get their ideas off the ground.
The UK's Emerging Payments Association has launched an incubator for early stage companies in the payments industry.
One of the world's largest ports, Antwerp, is ditching paper cheques in favour of a direct debit-based service from local outfit Twikey.
UK-based retail accelerator TrueStart has forged a strategic alliance with Visa Europe Collab to steer startups with cross-over potential to the card scheme's innovation hub for advice and mentoring.
Royal Bank of Scotland is scrambling to fix an IT glitch that caused over 600,000 transactions and hundreds of thousands of pounds in payments to go missing.
London's burgeoning reputation as the tech and financial capital of Europe is to be rewarded in 2019 when it will play host to the annual Swift international banking conference, Sibos, for the first time in the event's 37-year history.
For the past 15 years at SAP, the Global Head of Financial Services Industries has grown SAP’s Financial Services business. Wainwright's team handles development, sales, professional services, support, partner and other SAP organisations serving more than 12,400 banks and capital market firms and more than 5,000 insurance providers worldwide.
Banco Santander's fintech venture fund has poached Manuel Silva Martinez, a founding member of a similar fund at rival Spanish bank BBVA.
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