Month: November 2021

IFAW 2021

The Bottomline on fraud and financial crime – a collection of resources to raise awareness

International Fraud Awareness Week may have wrapped for 2021, but that doesn’t mean the threat is over…not by a long shot. The annual November event, organized by the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE), serves...

/ November 24, 2021
fraud investigations

International Fraud Awareness Week: Data analytics feeds anti-fraud investigations

It would be a welcome development if, at some time in the future, we didn’t need an International Fraud Awareness Week. That would mean that our job within Bottomline’s Fraud and Financial Crime team has...

/ November 18, 2021
watchlist screening tools
data analytics

International Fraud Awareness Week: Connecting data to the customer experience

Now that we’re into International Fraud Awareness Week, I find the amount of discussion around the role of data in fraud defense capabilities striking. It’s a great focus area, especially as machine learning and advanced...

/ November 16, 2021
insider fraud

New poll data: Insider and APP fraud need more attention

As International Fraud Awareness Week kicks off, we took the pulse of Bottomline’s LinkedIn audience and found some results that show banks and corporates have a healthy level of concern regarding cyberattacks. But it also...

/ November 15, 2021
AP AR trends

New data shows: rising trends for accounts payables and receivables

AP departments cite managing and updating vendor bank account details as the top challenge when paying vendors. Couple that with a growing majority of payments being made electronically – and faster – and there’s not...

/ November 11, 2021
new payments architecture

UK banks reckon with the future of new payments architecture initiative

It has been a long journey for the UK’s New Payments Architecture (NPA) programme. Its aims are nothing short of “futureproofing” the UK’s payments infrastructure in the era of digital transformation and open banking. And...

/ November 9, 2021

AFP 2021 finds finance leaders at flashpoint for automation, sustainability, and data

It’s time. If there were two words we had to assign to next week’s Association of Financial Professionals (AFP) conference, those would get the nod. Because as AFP meets this year, the urgency around payments...

/ November 4, 2021
AP and AR changes

What to expect when you’re expecting AP and AR changes in 2022

Change isn’t always good, but it is inevitable. The B2B payments challenges your AP and AR teams are grappling with in the fall will change in winter, change again in spring and change again in...

/ November 2, 2021