Q+A with Alex Chen, Executive Vice President of Ctbc Bank
Trends | Fintech
China’s Big Three Internet and e-commerce companies—Baidu, Alibaba and Tencent—are so big they are referred to collectively as BAT, and all three have received banking licenses and scaled up their e-commerce and finance platforms.
Capital Markets | Deal Matchmaking
In this age of social media, even business matchmaking, traditionally the domain of word of mouth and handshakes, could use a little tech facelift.
Deutsche Bank’s Isabel Schmidt discusses FinTech and the banks digital strategy to delivering cutting edge digital payment services to clients and the challenges and opportunities presented by blockchain technology. She continues with the effect of standardized and streamlined digital payments on fees and Deutsche Bank's efforts to deliver advanced connectivity systems.
Market Trends | FinTech
News that 13 additional banks have joined financial innovation firm R3’s distributed ledger initiative signifies the savings the banking sector believes blockchain technologies can deliver to the financial services sector.
The International Securities Services Association adoption of financial crime compliance principles, could prove costly for custodian banks, who are nervous about the changes.