Third-party providers come under PSD2 scrutiny

Third-party providers come under PSD2 scrutiny

Payment providers looking to capitalize on open banking will have to jump through regulatory hoops to prove they are able to offer the services they claim, under the final set of rules from PSD2.

KYC obstacles hamper Mifid II preparations

KYC obstacles hamper Mifid II preparations

The extended deadline for Mifid II is now only six months away, and along with an increase in the amount and quality of data financial institutions (FIs) have to record, they must also reassess customer relationships.

Fintech and innovation: special focus

Fintech and innovation: special focus

From cloud technology to cashless payments, digital currencies to social media, mobile banking to FX robots… financial institutions worldwide are looking to lead technological advances while also trying to keep up with them.

Treasurers struggle to manage e-commerce working capital cycles

Treasurers struggle to manage e-commerce working capital cycles

Planning the working capital cycle for any company in a sector prone to unpredictable payment flows is a challenge, but that job has become tougher for treasurers of e-commerce companies as the industry comes under closer scrutiny from tax authorities and regulators.

The future of the RMB: special focus

The future of the RMB: special focus

Euromoney's latest coverage of how Beijing is seeking to globalize the renminbi, through currency swaps and trade-financing facilities; the rise of the offshore bond market; and how fee-hungry banks are salivating at the prospect of the RMB’s growth.

Swift gpi looks to set new global payments standard

Swift gpi looks to set new global payments standard

After a successful year-long pilot phase, the new Swift global payments innovation (gpi) messaging platform is now live, but it still has some way to go before meeting Swift’s aspiration of it being adopted as the global standard.