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Australian bank directors risk criminal money laundering investigation
Date: Feb 06, 2018   |   Author: Chris Douglas | Opinion
Commonwealth Bank of Australia is involved in three actions against it but none will result in any of the directors being made to account for what they knew or didn’t know or did or failed to do to prevent the bank from allegedly being used to launder money.
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Creating the next level of client engagement with the Internet of Things
Date: Jan 29, 2018   |   Author: Chris Kapfer | Research Note
The Internet of Things offers potential opportunities in retail and corporate banking and will fuel the rise of new types of clients in the form of smart cities and autonomous artificial intelligence driven market agents.
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Coming out of the shadows
Date: Jan 10, 2018   |   Author: Foo Boon Ping | Opinion
Digital currencies have been hogging media headlines, with some countries jostling to attract start-ups in the cryptocurrency and underlying blockchain technology space. But will this bring cryptocurrencies into the mainstream?
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Are cryptocurrencies on the path to becoming mainstream?
Date: Jan 08, 2018   |   Author: Neeti Aggarwal | Research Note
Spurts in prices of cryptocurrencies and initial coin offerings over the last two years, with start-ups raising millions in minutes, have raised excitement and regulatory attention amid fear of “bubble” and potential losses.
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The splintering of the global regulatory world
Date: Jan 04, 2018   |   Author: Tanya Angerer | Opinion
The pace of regulatory reform has been relentless since the global financial crisis. From D-SIBs, TLAC, MiFID 2 to FRTB, the chain of regulatory acronyms that banks have to grapple with seem endless. Yet, are these measures working to make the banking system more secure or does their complexity cripple banks’ efficiency?
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Highlights from the Singapore Fintech Festival – Financial inclusion to the fore
Date: Nov 23, 2017   |   Author: Richard Hartung | Round Up
The third day of the Fintech Festival saw a speech from the UN secretary-general’s special advocate, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation director of financial services for the poor, and other industry experts all discuss financial inclusion.
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Highlights from the Singapore Fintech Festival – The future of banking
Date: Nov 22, 2017   |   Author: Richard Hartung | Round Up
The Fintech Festival’s second day saw panellists plunge into discussions regarding the future of banking, digitisation, technology, and preparations for the changes that lie ahead.
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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.

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