Login Subscribe
The Benchmarking Centre
Risk & Regulation Working Group
Retail Finance Working Group
Transaction Banking Working Group
Financial Technology
Data & Analytics Working Group
List of Leading Practitioners
Our researches and analysis on Payments
Profile Photo
Will a digital platform accelerate inclusive consumer finance in the Philippines?
Date: Dec 28, 2017   |   Author: Janine Marie Crisanto | Case Study
FINTQ addresses the gap in financial access for Filipinos without credit qualifications and those in the rural areas through its cloud-based lending platform Lendr, approved by the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP). Lendr also fosters collaboration among banks, financial technology companies and other key stakeholders in the industry
Profile Photo
Fidor Bank's Kröner: "Interacting socially is at the heart of our DNA"
Date: Dec 14, 2017   |   Author: Richard Hartung | Interviews
Matthias Kröner, founder and chief executive officer of Fidor Bank, shares its plans for growth in Asia as the bank enters Singapore, after building a successful business in Europe
Profile Photo
Singapore goes more digital through NETS QR code
Date: Dec 13, 2017   |   Author: Richard Hartung | Round Up
Network for Electronic Transfers (Singapore) (NETS) looks to “take out as much cash as possible” as the company partners with seven banks in the country in launching a unified digital payment platform for NETS Quick Response (QR) code payments.
Profile Photo
Is Europe ready for open banking?
Date: Dec 12, 2017   |   Author: Chris Skinner | Opinion
As open banking becomes a reality for European consumers in early 2018, Chris Skinner, author and financial technology commentator, theFinanser.com, highlights the results of a number of reports and researches on open banking, especially noting how banks are ready to implement it.
Profile Photo
Highlights from the Singapore Fintech Festival – Singapore’s role in the global financial technology community
Date: Nov 21, 2017   |   Author: Richard Hartung | Round Up
The 2017 Singapore Fintech Festival opened with Monetary Authority of Singapore managing director Ravi Menon addressing Singapore’s role in financial technology, followed by panel discussions on the global expansion of Chinese fintechs, and fintech’s growth in the Indian market.
Profile Photo
Memoirs of a Citibank technology warrior - The “Systematics” project (Part 3 of 4)
Date: Nov 16, 2017   |   Author: Ajit Kanagasundram | Opinion
There is much to learn from Ajit Kanagasundram, former managing director, technology, Asia Pacific at Citibank, who built the bank's global card processing capability from Singapore. This four-part series will reveal his insights into the people processes and decisions made over the years that provide considerable lessons for generations to come.
Profile Photo
Memoirs of a Citibank technology warrior - Lessons learnt from the “Global Go to Common” project (Part 4 of 4)
Date: Nov 16, 2017   |   Author: Ajit Kanagasundram | Opinion
There is much to learn from Ajit Kanagasundram, former managing director, technology, Asia Pacific, at Citibank, who built the bank's global card processing capability from Singapore. This four-part series will reveal his insights into the people processes and decisions made over the years that provide considerable lessons for generations to come.
Profile Photo
Meeting the start-ups that bring new solutions to the industry
Date: Nov 15, 2017   |   Author: Foo Boon Ping | Money 20/20
This year’s Money 20/20 held at Las Vegas, USA showcased a number of start-ups that offer new technologies and solutions as well as brought together professionals who discussed the future of the banking and finance industry.



Our Methodology
The following sections outline our proprietary methodology, which subscribers can use as a guide to understand the various research notes and analysis.
Advisory Board
Other Commentators
We Follow
White Papers
  • SEC and FDIC Propose Dodd-Frank Broker-Dealer Resolution Rules
  • FATCA – Ushering in a new Reporting Regime
  • Short-term wholesale funding and systemic risk: A global CoVaR approach
  • COSO ERM – Understanding and communicating risk appetite
  • Identifying anti-money laundering issues in Chinese banks
  • Regulatory issues raised by the impact of technological changes on market integrity and efficiency