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  • Financial Services: Blockchain-Based And Decentralized

    March 20, 2019 Online financial servicesThe idea that blockchain can be divorced from the crypto realm and used to trade and store assets is quickly gaining, well, currency. And in one example, Nash — a financial ...
  • Report: Virtual Card Use To Exceed $1T By 2022 Despite Limited Appeal

    March 20, 2019 Report: Virtual Card Use To Exceed $1T By 2022Online and digital research company Juniper Research released a new report on Tuesday (March 19) saying the yearly value of virtual cards (temporary cards only usable for one transaction) is ...
  • Tipalti Upgrades PayPal Supplier Payments

    March 19, 2019 B2BTipalti, a B2B payments company, has upgraded its PayPal services to allow its customers to use PayPal payments with suppliers more easily, the company said in a news release. “This ...
  • Thinking Differently On Digital Payments And Data

    March 19, 2019 Data breaches are a serious threat to the financial health of businesses and consumers. Is there a newer way to treat data that might also help prevent fraud? Meanwhile, it’s becoming ...
  • Vodafone To Profit Off Late Payments

    March 19, 2019 Vodafone Group has invested in a fund that makes money by paying suppliers late. The company invested €1 billion ($1.1 billion USD) into the €2.4 billion GAM-Greensill Supply Chain Fund, run by GAM Holding ...
  • Swedbank To Reveal External Money Laundering Investigation

    March 19, 2019 Swedbank To Reveal External AMLInvestigationSwedbank has revealed it will release the results of an external investigation looking into the bank’s involvement in a Baltic money laundering scandal on Friday (Mar. 22), according to a ...
  • How Tech-Enabled Inventory Management Improves Cash Flow

    March 19, 2019 LionOBytes On Tech-Enabled Inventory ManagementInventory management can help cash flow, or prove to be a hindrance. After all, knowing the location of products – the physical goods that might travel far-flung distances, making the journey ...
  • China’s $9.1T Shadow Lending Sector On The Decline

    March 19, 2019 China’s $9.1 trillion shadow banking industry is on the decline, which has led to a rise in private corporate defaults. The country’s regulators have gotten tough on the shadow banking market ...
  • Supply Chain Management’s Impact On Hospitals’ Financial Health

    March 18, 2019 It is generally accepted that digital supply chain management (SCM) strategies are good for business, yet it can be difficult to put a price tag on just how beneficial enhanced ...
  • How Payroll Partakes In The Back-Office API Ecosystem

    March 18, 2019 An application programming interface (API) ecosystem isn’t only for the banking sector. Increasingly, the corporate back office has embraced API connectivity to achieve seamless data integration across various financial platforms. In ...
  • City Of London Group Announces £15.2M In Funding

    March 18, 2019 City of London Group (COLG) announced that it has raised £15.2 million (just over $20 million USD) in new funding, which will be used to launch a bank that focuses ...
  • Report Finds CEO Pay Rises After Data Breach

    March 18, 2019 A new research report from Warwick Business School at the University of Warwick has found evidence that corporate cyberattacks lead to higher profits for chief executive (CEOs) officers at those ...
  • PunchOut2Go Launches New Extensions For Magento Marketplace

    March 18, 2019 PunchOut2Go has announced the launch of its new PunchOut for Magento Marketplace extensions for Magento 1 and Magento 2. The company specializes in technology solutions that connect B2B Commerce and spend ...
  • PwC Probe Uncovers $7.4B Steinhoff Accounting Fraud

    March 18, 2019 According to Reuters, in what the publication described as the largest corporate scandal in South Africa, corporate auditing firm PwC has uncovered a $7.4 billion accounting fraud at South African retailer ...
  • State Banking Regs Back CA Data Privacy Plan

    March 18, 2019 The Conference of State Bank Supervisors (CSBC) said last week that there should be a “floor” for data privacy and security regulations, a statement issued by the Senate Committee on Banking, ...
  • Patriot National Hits Regulatory Snag In SBA Platform Plans

    March 15, 2019 U.S. Small Business AdministrationCommunity bank Patriot National has hit a regulatory roadblock in its plans to launch a Small Business Administrative platform, but reports in American Banker on Thursday (March 13) said the ...
  • Report: One In Seven UK SMBs Hit By Invoice Fraud

    March 15, 2019 In the UK, invoice scams are still gaining traction, and significantly so among smaller firms, according to Barclays.  Elsewhere, in North America, finds another study, complacent thinking seems to leave ...
  • More FIs Sanctioned By Hong Kong Watchdog In IPO Crackdown

    March 15, 2019 Hong KongThe Hong Kong Securities and Futures Commission has issued its largest-ever fine, which landed on international investment banks for what the watchdog found to be failings in their initial public ...
  • FinTech Pressures FI Giants To Strengthen SMB Lending In Mexico

    March 15, 2019 Mexico small business financingSome of the largest global financial institutions are taking steps further into Mexico’s small business lending and finance space, the result of heightened competitive pressure imposed by FinTechs and alternative ...
  • SMB Tax Complexity Preserves Role For The Human Accountant

    March 15, 2019 Anxieties that automation will replace humans have waned in the accounting sector, as industry players begin to realize that technology can actually help accountants play a more important role for ...
  • Commerce Department Taps R3, Mastercard For Trade Finance Council

    March 15, 2019 Commerce Dept. Adds R3 To Trade Finance EffortThe U.S. Commerce Department is expanding its Trade Finance Advisory Council (TFAC), having recently appointed 21 new members to the group in an effort to explore innovation in and access ...
  • Global Investors Eye AltFin, HR Tech With B2B Investments

    March 15, 2019 InvestmentsThe more than $69 million raised by B2B startups this week came from across the globe, including Israel, the Netherlands and Singapore, to name a few. Investors targeted the alternative ...
  • SWIFT Signals Further Openness To Blockchain?

    March 14, 2019 The movement to bring blockchain to cross-border payments proceeds apace. Might SWIFT be giving a nod, at least partially, toward the use of distributed ledger technology (DLT)? As noted by OracleTimes, ...
  • Sage Enhances Financial Data Integrations With Cleo

    March 14, 2019 Cloud integration solutions provider Cleo is teaming up with enterprise Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) firm Sage so the two can connect each other’s solutions. Cleo said in a press release this week that ...
  • Mastercard Strengthens Ties With Finexio For Supplier Payments

    March 14, 2019 Mastercard Strengthens Ties With Finexio For Supplier PaymentsMastercard and B2B payment network Finexio are entering into a strategic partnership to strengthen their supplier payment offering. In a press release, Finexio said it will allow customers to pay their ...
  • Central 1 Combines Invoicing With Payment Request For SMBs

    March 14, 2019 Canadian financial technology provider Central 1 is linking its credit union customers to a new solution designed to streamline accounts receivable for small businesses. The company said in a press release ...
  • Trade Disputes, Fraud Aren’t Treasurers Biggest Concerns

    March 14, 2019 Corporate treasurers are increasingly concerned about a complex regulatory environment, according to the latest analysis from Strategic Treasurer and TD Bank. The two published their newest “Treasury Perspectives” survey this week, ...
  • Citi Preps For Corporate Banking Uptick

    March 14, 2019 While business with its corporate clients slowed down at the start of the year, Citigroup said it is preparing for its corporate banking operations to pick up as the year ...
  • Citi: Global Payments In Crosshairs Of Treasurers’ Biggest Challenges

    March 14, 2019 Global Payments: Treasurers' Biggest ChallengesVolatile times make for sleepless nights for corporate executives, particularly those whose job it is to manage the cash positions of their organizations. For corporate treasurers, Manish Kohli, global head of ...
  • Mobile Devices Take On SMB FinTech Functionality, Usability

    March 13, 2019 Mobile Device Usability For SMB FinTechsAs the financial services space focuses on digitizing offerings for their small business customers, much of these efforts are targeting online banking portals accessed via desktop. But mobile devices are ...
  • Corporate Insolvencies Rising For First Time In Years

    March 13, 2019 Economists continue to raise concerns about rising corporate debt levels, particularly in the two economic powerhouses of the world: the U.S. and China. Ongoing uncertainty over Brexit has sounded alarms ...
  • Coupa’s Downside Guidance Overshadows Strong Q4

    March 13, 2019 Corporate spend management technology company Coupa has released its fourth quarter earnings performance and full year for FY2019, pointing to Q4 as “the strongest quarter yet in our company’s history,” ...
  • UK Bows To Criticism, Forms New Accounting Watchdog

    March 13, 2019 The U.K. government is readying to create a new accounting and auditing watchdog after months of scrutiny that the current regulatory landscape has failed to prevent accounting scandals and protect ...
  • UK Study Finds Broad FI Support For Open Banking

    March 13, 2019 UK Study Finds Broad FI Support For Open BankingForrester finds that a significant number of FIs in the U.K. are optimistic about open banking’s ability to cut costs and foster better client experiences. Meanwhile, in the Middle East, financial ...
  • Digital Billing’s New Usage-Based Look

    March 13, 2019 Let’s a take a moment to celebrate the paper boys and girls who — showing early commitment to initiative, hard work and entrepreneurship — handled a task that now vexes ...
  • China Aims To Curb SMBs’ Use Of Pawnshop Loans

    March 12, 2019 China Aims To Curb SMBs' Use Of Pawn Shop LoansChinese regulators continue to crack down on shadow and alternative lending: Their latest target is the pawnshop financing space, which is often used by small businesses for quick capital. Reports in ...
  • BigCommerce Takes On B2B eCommerce

    March 12, 2019 Online commerce solution provider BigCommerce is adding business-to-business eCommerce to its suite of services. The company said in a press release Tuesday (March 12) that, along with a slew of partners, ...
  • Western Union Links Puerto Rico Entrepreneurs To Cross-Border Payments

    March 12, 2019 Western Union (WU) is bridging small businesses (SMBs) and entrepreneurs in Puerto Rico to cross-border payment services, the financial institution (FI) said on Monday (March 11). In a press release, the company ...
  • Aussie Regs Add New Criticism For Big Banks

    March 12, 2019 The Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC) is criticizing top Australian banks for what the regulator said is an inefficient process of reviewing internal systems that allowed the banks to ...
  • How SMB FinTech Firms Boost Data Sharing Without Open Banking

    March 12, 2019 Wave Talks SMB FinTech Data IntegrationFor proponents of open banking, the regulatory initiative seen in the U.K. and Europe is a natural progression from the surge in FinTech solutions offered to consumers, small businesses and ...
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