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IFRS 9: A convergence between accounting and risk management
Date: Dec 02, 2016   |   Author: Sam Ahmed | Research Note
The International Financial Reporting Standards 9 is a forward-looking model that will force the finance and risk departments of various financial institutions to determine how expected losses will arise during the lifetime of the loan. However, the road towards its full adoption by January 2018 appears to be a tough one.
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Interview transcript: "We are just getting through the first era of fintech"
Date: Dec 01, 2016   |   Author: The Banking Conversation | Interviews
Lawrence Wintermeyer, chief executive officer of Innovate Finance, an independent not-for-profit membership association representing UK's global fintech community, speaks about the future of the financial technology ecosystem.
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Relooking the transaction banking value proposition
Date: Nov 30, 2016   |   Author: Foo Boon Ping | News Analysis
The combination of slowing global economic growth, record low interest rates, increasing costs of regulatory compliance, and pace of financial disruption that demands greater investments is making many transaction banks relook their business propositions and operating models.
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Blockchain: Collaboration and interoperability to drive adoption
Date: Nov 21, 2016   |   Author: Neeti Aggarwal | Research Note
New proofs of concepts have emerged in blockchain as the industry tackles various impediments to its successful adoption. The technology initiatives would need to be complemented with stronger collaborative efforts and interoperability for future growth.
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The financial sector has to build new capabilities to power the digital economy
Date: Nov 18, 2016   |   Author: Tharman Shanmugaratnam | Speech
Tharman Shanmugaratnam, deputy prime minister and chairman of the Monetary Authority of Singapore, spoke about the critical factors that will drive the success of fintech during the Singapore Fintech Awards 2016.






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