S&P Report 2021

S&P report shows COVID and regulation as key factors in global banking recovery

The global banking recovery is well underway, according to a new report by S&P Global Ratings, but the biggest problem of 2020 continues to threaten in 2021. COVID and its variants still have the potential...

/ September 16, 2021
ap challenges

Every industry has AP challenges. Every industry needs the same solution.

There are only a few certain things in life. Benjamin Franklin said those were death and taxes. Another old proverb lists birth, death and change. And anyone who has ever called a helpline knows being...

/ September 14, 2021
insider fraud

It’s complicated: FIs seek solutions for insider fraud in hybrid work environment

The Economist calls them “the new bank robbers.” They’re the insiders, the employees that are taking advantage of data access at organizations in all industries – financial services included – to leak data or manipulate...

/ September 8, 2021
Brexit brings early changes

Brexit brings early changes to UK banking

To the rest of the world, Brexit has looked something like a celebrity divorce. There are colourful characters, innocent victims and big financial consequences. However, for the payments and banking businesses in the UK, this...

/ September 2, 2021
payments and security
FedNow

NACHA Update: FedNow shows up for a close-up

For all the powerful organizations around the world spreading the gospel of real-time payments, this week’s NACHA conference has uncovered what could be an awareness problem. The problem is not general awareness. After all, the...

/ August 26, 2021
FedNow

NACHA update: Communication security fills the headlines

In case anyone needed a reminder of how aggressive and creative fraudsters can be, last week provided a stark reminder of both. T-Mobile was covered as the victim this time, as it reported that SIM-swap...

/ August 24, 2021
NACHA 2021
real-time payments
post-pandemic payables

Post-pandemic payables: what’s changed and what’s next

Ardent Partners, The State of ePayables 2021

/ August 12, 2021