Capco in the Press

18 november 2020
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HOW FS ARCHITECTS CAN PREPARE FOR THE POST-COVID FUTURE

Writing on Finextra, Corneliu Rimboiu notes that modern architectures, design thinking, and ways of working are key success factors for any digital transformation journey, and highlights four ways that architects engaged in modern delivery projects can prepare for future change.
9 November 2020
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HOW TO BUILD WITH EMPATHY

Speaking to Built In, Matthew Markham notes that software engineers should focus on collaboration with stakeholders, live the user experience and foster diverse teams if they are to build better products.
9 November 2020
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DIGITAL SENIORS OFFER ENORMOUS POTENTIAL

Older banking customers – who are far more loyal and often better off than younger generations – are in danger of being left behind by digital banking. Financial institutions must find ways to reach them through AgeTech, adapted products and services.
3 November 2020
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A REVOLUÇÃO DO PIX

Os comerciantes serão empoderados com o Pix e, com isso, ajudarão a impulsionar o novo sistema de pagamento instantâneo do Banco Central, disse Letícia Murakawa, diretora executiva da Capco no Brasil, à revista IstoÉ.
3 November 2020
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THREE FORCES RESHAPING TOMORROW'S LEARNING AND DEVELOPMENT AGENDA

Writing in Economic Times HRWorld Neelam Sharma notes that, with expectations and requirements around L&D evolving fast, inaction or complacency will only be detrimental to an organisation and its employees.
3 November 2020
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HOW WILL INCREASED PRIVACY REGULATION AFFECT BANK MARKETING?

Commenting in ABA Bank Marketing, Peter Dugas notes that banks are challenged by the inconsistencies arising from US consumers’ attitudes to personalization and the constraints imposed by privacy rules.
2 November 2020
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ÄLTERE BANKKUNDEN OFT DIGITAL VERNACHLÄSSIGT

Nicht erst seit der weltweiten Pandemie stehen die Weichen im Banking auf Digitalisierung. Ältere Kunden fühlen sich dabei häufig abgehängt. Agnieszka M. Walorska beleuchtet im Gespräch mit der FAZ, wie Institute gegensteuern können.
30 OCTOBER 2020
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SoFi GETS OCC's PRELIMINARY APPROVAL FOR BANK CHARTER

Bryce VanDiver spoke to Banking Dive about US digital personal finance company SoFi’s efforts to become a full-service national bank.
29  OCtober 2020
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DIVERGENT IMPACTS OF THE PROPOSED 13F RULE CHANGE: WHO ULTIMATELY WINS?

Writing in ValueWalk, Brendan Melanophy and Max Mauro break down the SEC's proposed change to Form 13F reporting thresholds and assess the implications for investment managers.
28 october 2020
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113 YEARS ON, GEORGIA’S SMALLEST BANK DIGITIZES

Lane Martin and Matthew Markham spoke to Banking Dive about the technical challenges a US community bank faces when modernizing to a digital product suite and operating system. 
25 october 2020
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PIX É SÓ O COMEÇO: SAIBA QUAIS MUDANÇAS IRÃO ACONTECER A PARTIR DO OPEN BANKING

O open banking, que será implantado no Brasil, vai aumentar a competição entre plataformas de crédito, disse Manoel Alexandre Silva, líder do laboratório de inovação da Capco, ao Grupo Globo.
22 october 2020
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DIGITAL AND INNOVATION IN A CHANGING WORLD

At the recent NatWest Digital & Innovation Showcase, Jibran Ahmed joined other industry leaders to discuss the longer-term impacts of COVID on working practices and employee expectations.
19 October 2020
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CLONAGEM E CÓDIGO FALSO SÃO AMEAÇAS AO PIX

Manoel Alexandre Silva, líder do laboratório de inovação da Capco no Brasil, disse ao Valor Econômico que a segurança do Pix, novo sistema de pagamento do país, também está nas mãos dos usuários.
15 OCtober 2020
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MORE FINTECHS COULD FOLLOW JIKO'S LEAD BUYING 'VANILLA' COMMUNITY BANKS

Following Jiko Group’s purchase of a small US community bank, Lane Martin spoke to S&P Global Market Intelligence about the rationale behind the deal and whether it presages future bank acquisitions by fintechs.
7 October 2020
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E-COMMERCE BOOM FUELS CITIZENS BANK'S POINT-OF-SALE LENDING ACTIVITY

Bryce VanDiver spoke to Banking Dive about Citizens Bank's point-of-sale loans product, and the longer-term implications of this lending model for banks’ balance sheets.
5 oCTOBER 2020
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ARMING WEALTH FIRMS AGAINST THE 'THREE-HEADED MONSTER'

Gary Teelucksingh, chief operating officer, Canada spoke to Wealth Professional about Capco’s strategic partnership with IGM Financial and how offerings like PlatformZero can position institutions for future success.
5 OCTOBER 2020
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PAYMENT AUF PLATTFORMEN: CAPCO BEURTEILT DIE KONZEPTE

In den Bereichen Payment und Plattformen gab es zuletzt spannende Neuigkeiten: Otto will einen eigenen Zahlungsdienst auf seinen Plattformen implementieren und das Fintech Banxware Händlern auf Plattformen Kredite anbieten. Stefan Quermann gibt im Gespräch mit gi Geldinstitute seine Einschätzung zu den Entwicklungen.  
 
1 october 2020
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PRICE COMPARISON WEBSITES WARNED OF SHRINKING DEMAND AFTER DUAL PRICING BAN

Sanjiva Perera comments on the UK Financial Conduct Authority’s proposed measures to to end the practice of ‘price walking’ in the general insurance sector.
28 September 2020
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MEHR RISIKO

Viele Privatbanken in Deutschland blicken auf eine lange Geschichte zurück. Das Jahr 2020 wird besonders in Erinnerung bleiben. Börsenbeben und ein sich wandelndes makroökonomisches Umfeld stellen ernste Herausforderungen für die Institute dar. Dennoch bleibt das Geschäft mit vermögenden Kunden attraktiv. Oliver Geiseler sprach mit der SZ über die Zukunftsaussichten.
25 SEPTEMBER 2020
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KEINE REVOLUTION, EHER EVOLUTION

Der Bereich Wertpapierabwicklung wird als besonders relevanter Anwendungsbereich für die Blockchain gehandelt. Auch regulatorisch gewinnt das Thema an Dynamik. Carsten Hahn beleuchtet die Potentiale der Tokenisierung und stellt heraus, welche Änderungen der Einsatz der DLT-Technologie für die Branche mit sich bringen könnte.
24 September 2020
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CAPCO OUTLINES 2021 PRIORITIES FOR PAYMENT PROVIDERS

COVID has dramatically altered consumer purchasing behaviours. Finextra reports on Howard Rees’ new ‘Shifting Payments Priorities’ paper, which highlights how providers can accommodate the post-pandemic ‘new normal’.
24 september 2020
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CYBERSECURITY TRENDS – AND WHAT THE FUTURE HOLDS

The number of records exposed in breaches increased by 284 percent last year, with each breach costing on average in the region of $116 million. Capco's Julien Bonnay breaks down the top cybersecurity trends that firms need to keep on their radar for Security magazine.
23 SEPTEMBER 2020
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E-AUTOS: WENIGER SCHÄDEN FÜR VERSICHERUNGEN

Elektrofahrzeuge und Konnektivität stellen eine Zäsur für die Mobilität dar. Auch für die Versicherungsindustrie ergeben sich Herausforderungen – aber auch Chancen. Torsten Kusmanow diskutierte die Ausgangslage im Gespräch mit dem Tagesspiegel.
23 September 2020
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WILL IoT PAYMENTS DISRUPT ROLE OF TRADITIONAL BANKING PROVIDERS?

As Internet of Things devices transform the payments landscape, The Financial Brand quotes Bryce VanDiver on the rise of connected car commerce and its implications for consumers and credit card providers.
23 SEPTEMBER 2020
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HOME (ALE AJ) OFFICE

V Capco veríme v súhru nášho tímu. Bodo Schaefer, CEO pre Slovensko, Rakúsko a Nemecko v Capco sa pre TREND podelil o svoje osobné presvedčenie, prečo videokonferencie nemôžu úplne nahradiť osobnú interakciu a spoluprácu kolegov v kancelárii.
22 SEPTEMBER 2020
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KREDITSTUDIE: DIGITALE VERSÄUMNISSE WERDEN ZUM BANKENPROBLEM

Die weltweite Coronakrise stellt einen Stresstest für Banken dar. Besonders im Fokus dabei: Das Kreditgeschäft. Eine neue Studie von Capco beleuchtet den Stand der Digitalisierung bei deutschen Banken und legt bestehende Probleme offen. 
22 september 2020
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MOVE OVER APPLECARE

Robert Norris spoke to Investment News about digital adviser Betterment’s partnership with tech firm Sure to bring cellphone insurance to its customers.
16 september 2020
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INTERNATIONAL PROGRAMMERS’ DAY: HERE’S WHAT THE IT LEADERS HAVE TO SAY ABOUT THE PROGRAMMERS

Capco India’s Sivanaresh Pochamreddy is among industry leaders featured by Techgig in a video segment celebrating International Programmers’ Day.
16 september 2020
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OUTSOURCED TRADING: WHO, WHAT & WHY NOW?

Hedgeweek has highlighted the key findings of our new paper, Outsourced Trading: Who, What & Why Now?, co-authored by Anthony Bennett and Andrew Dearman.
16 SEPTEMBER 2020
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HOME (ALE AJ) OFFICE

V Capco veríme v silu osobnej interakcie. Bodo Schaefer, CEO pre Slovensko, Rakúsko a Nemecko v Capco sa v denníku SME podelil o svoje osobné presvedčenie, prečo sú aj v tomto novom režime pracovných dní roku 2020 osobné stretnutia pri práci nenahraditeľné. 
15 SEPTEMBER 2020
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WIRECARD IST WEG - JETZT KOMMT OTTO

Der deutsche Handelsriese Otto plant, einen eigenen Zahlungsservice für die digitalen Plattformen des Unternehmens zu entwickeln. Capco Partner Carsten Hahn sieht in den Ambitionen den nächsten logischen Schritt. Mit den richtigen Big Data Kompetenzen ließe sich daraus das Servicegeschäft anpassen.
14 SEPTEMBER 2020
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CREDIT SUISSE LAUNCHES SWITZERLAND'S FIRST MAJOR DIGITAL BANKING RIVAL

Europas Neobanken haben in den letzten Jahren den Schweizer Markt für sich entdeckt. Mit der Credit Suisse startet nun aber auch ein etablierter Branchenriese eine eigene Smartphone-Bank. Dr. Ingo Rauser stellt im Gespräch mit Reuters die Chancen heraus und erläutert, welche weitergehenden Schritte zu erwarten sind. 
14 SEPTEMBER 2020
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DAS HOMEOFFICE IST KEIN ZUKUNFTSMODELL

Im Zuge der globalen Pandemie ist rund um das Homeoffice eine wahre Euphorie entbrannt. Doch hat das Büro tatsächlich ausgedient? Bodo Schaefer, CEO von Capco Deutschland, Österreich & Slowakei beleuchtet in der Frankfurter Neue Presse die Zukunft der Arbeit und stellt heraus, warum Videokonferenzen und Co. den direkten Austausch und die Zusammenarbeit im Büro nicht dauerhaft ersetzen können. 
14 september 2020
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‘PERFECT STORM’ CHALLENGES INSURANCE INDUSTRY STATUS QUO

A recent FStech article features Alvin Tan’s new paper highlighting the perfect storm of technological, economic and societal forces that is driving insurers to accelerate investment in the digital and data science agenda. 
14 september 2020
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CSDR DELAY LEAVES INDUSTRY SEEKING CLARITY

Tej Patel and Agnieszka Pokorska speak to Bobsguide about the increased uncertainty for market participants and technology vendors following the latest delay to the EU’s Central Securities Depositary Regulation.
10 SEPTEMBER 2020
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INVESTOREN STÜRZEN SICH AUF ZAHLUNGSDIENSTLEISTER

Der Zahlungsverkehr weltweit erlebt einen Boom. Digitales Bezahlen ist einer der Megatrends der Dekade und entsprechend umkämpft. Für neue Player ist der Markteintritt eine Herausforderung. Stefan Quermann sieht dennoch Potential in den neuesten Plänen von Otto.
9 september 2020
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STASH SEES SIGN-UPS, DEPOSITS SWELL AS CUSTOMERS SHIFT INTO 'SAVE' MODE

Robert Norris, managing principal at Capco, tells Banking Dive that Stash's recent surge in users gives the company a perfect opportunity to monetize those consumers with enhanced features and services, such as more banking options. 
9 september 2020
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FINTECH JIKO GAINS NATIONAL CHARTER BY BUYING MINNESOTA COMMUNITY BANK

Even with a banking license thanks to the purchase of a Minnesota community bank, the fintech Jiko will likely see some significant work ahead to merge its technology with legacy infrastructure, Capco Partner Lane Martin tells Banking Dive. 
4 september 2020
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INSIDE JPMORGAN’S STRATEGY TO HIRE HUNDREDS OF REMOTE ADVISERS

With the increased adoption of remote work structures amid COVID-19, Capco principal consultant Nikhil Sharma explains how the virtual model has unlocked a broader target market and revealed greater opportunity for human-led advice, regardless of location. 
4 september 2020
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KEYS TO A SUCCESSFUL RPA ROADMAP FOR FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS

Capco's Imran Parekh describes how financial firms are mobilizing and taking steps to enhance digital customer journeys and transform risk/regulatory processes in Banking Exchange.
3 september 2020
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HOW INSURTECHS PUSHED THE EVOLUTION OF M&A IN INSURANCE

In the wake of mega-mergers like the Aon-Willis Towers Watson deal, Capco’s Insurance practice explores how the emergence of technology companies that own and distribute insurance are paving the way for a new era of operational efficiencies between traditional insurance providers and savvy new insurtechs.
1 september 2020
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CANNABIS IN THE TIME OF COVID: A SMALL BUSINESS BANKING EMERGENCY

Capco's So Jene Kim and Olivia Markbreiter delve into how community banks can meet a critical small business banking opportunity in the form of cannabis banking.
27 august 2020
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BANKS REVISIT PRIME BROKERAGE GROWTH STRATEGIES AS HEDGE FUNDS BOUNCE BACK

Prime brokerage lead Anthony Bennet is featured in The Trade’s new article looking at banks’ appetite to revisit their prime brokerage growth strategies following a post-COVID rebound among hedge funds.
26 AUGUST 2020
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ESG – UNE MINE D’OR POUR LA PLACE FINANCIÈRE SUISSE

La croissance n’est soutenable que si elle préserve le capital naturel et intègre au-delà de son volet économique, les dimensions environnementale et sociale. La durabilité gagne peu à peu du terrain et touche l’ensemble de l’économie. La finance et la durabilité s’unissent pour donner naissance à la finance dite durable. La Suisse, pionnière dans ce domaine, bénéficie de tous les atouts pour voir prospérer et rayonner encore plus la finance durable.
3 september 2020
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HOW INSURTECHS PUSHED THE EVOLUTION OF M&A IN INSURANCE

In the wake of mega-mergers like the Aon-Willis Towers Watson deal, Capco’s Insurance practice explores how the emergence of technology companies that own and distribute insurance are paving the way for a new era of operational efficiencies between traditional insurance providers and savvy new insurtechs.
26 AUGUST 2020
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KUNSTHANDELAARS MOETEN KLANTEN DOORLICHTEN

Anthony Verhelpen (Capco) sprak met De Tijd omtrent de impact van de Vijfde EU Anti-witwasrichtlijn (AMLD5) op de kunstsector.
20 august 2020
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HOW FINANCIAL ADVISORS CAN CAPITALIZE ON THE DIGITAL ASSET OPPORTUNITY

On wealthmanagement.com, Senior Consultant Tyler Salathe explores the strategic actions advisors can begin to take today to better prepare themselves to support future digital asset capabilities.
18 AUGUST 2020
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TESLA BALD AUCH MIT KFZ-POLICEN IN EUROPA: "NUR EINE FRAGE DER ZEIT"

Maßgeschneiderte Versicherungspolicen, die auf individuellen Datensätzen beruhen, könnten zum Geschäftsmodell der Zukunft im Insurance-Bereich werden. Autopionier Tesla meldet bereits Ambitionen im europäischen Kfz-Markt an. Im Gespräch mit der Automobilwoche erläutert Torsten Kusmanow die Potentiale aber auch die Hürden auf dem Weg ins neue Versicherungszeitalter. 
17 AUGUST 2020
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AGETECH: 11 VORSCHLÄGE, WIE BANKEN IHRE DIGITALEN ANGEBOTE FÜR DIE ÄLTERE GENERATION VERBESSERN KÖNNEN

Die weltweite Pandemie fungiert als Katalysator für das digitale Banking und ältere Kunden geraten dabei zu häufig aus dem Fokus – obwohl sie besonders loyal sind. Banken sind gut beraten, dieser Zielgruppe bei der Digitalisierungsstrategie besondere Beachtung zu schenken. Agnieszka Walorska gibt Tipps, wie die digitalen Angebote für die ältere Generation verbessert werden können.
11 august 2020
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TECH HURDLE WILL SLOW BANKS APPROACH TO CRYPTO CUSTODY SERVICES

Managing Principal Rob Norris speaks with Banking Dive about the OCC giving banks the green light to provide cryptocurrency custody services for their customers. 
7 AUGUST
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WENN DER KUNDE NICHT MEHR IN DIE FILIALE KOMMT

In Zeiten der Coronakrise lassen sich immer mehr Nutzer von den Vorzügen des digitalen Bankings überzeugen. Entsprechend steht das Filialgeschäft unter Druck – es fehlen Kunden und dennoch entstehen hohe Kosten. Capco Partner Oliver Geiseler erläutert im Tagesspiegel die Ausgangslage und beleuchtet neue Konzepte.
3 august 2020
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BANKS CAN PROVIDE CRYPTO CUSTODY SERVICE, OCC SAYS

Capco Managing Principal Robert Norris told Banking Dive recently that Chase's crypto efforts could set a precedent for other banks going forward. 
31 JULY 2020
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EEN JAAR LATER: HOE ZIT HET MET FACEBOOKMUNT LIBRA?

Sinds de lancering een jaar geleden heeft het Libra Stablecoin-project reeds verschillende wijzigingen en vertragingen ondergaan.  In zijn gesprek met Business AM, legt Cedric Loyens uit dat het wegnemen van regulatoire bezorgheden een prioriteit blijft voor Facebook.
30 July 2020
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CAPCO SUPPORTS EDM COUNCIL WORK GROUP

Capco are partnering with the EDM Council, the leading trade association for data management, and more than 50 leading cloud, financial services and data organizations to deliver the open-source Cloud Data Management Capabilities (CDMC) Best Practice Framework to accelerate Cloud adoption.
27 JULY 2020
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TECHNOLOGIEOFFENSIVE IM BEREICH ANTI-FINANCIAL CRIME IN ZEITEN VON COVID-19

Die Maßnahmen zum Kampf gegen Corona stellen Banken vor viele Herausforderungen. Ein Brennpunkt dabei ist der Kampf gegen Finanzkriminelle, die neue Opportunitäten für sich entdeckt haben. Carsten Hahn und Enrico Aresu erläutern die Ausgangslage für die Institute und zeigen die Lehren aus der Krise auf.
24 july 2020
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HOW PARAMETRIC PRODUCTS COULD IMPACT TRADITIONAL INSURANCE

The Capco Insurance practice explains how insurers are introducing parametric insurance policies as a win-win alternative to boost efficiencies and cost-savings in the traditionally zero-sum trade-off game between outdated insurance products.
24 JULY 2020
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EUROPA ONDERZOEKT MACHTSMISBRUIK APPLE BIJ APPLE PAY EN APP STORE

Naar aanleiding van het onderzoek door de Europese Commissie naar machtsmisbruik bij Apple Pay en de App store, spreekt Jeroen Dossche met De Tijd over de wedloop tussen de verschillende betalingsoplossingen.
17 july 2020
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RHO LOOKS BEYOND SMALL BUSINESSES IN DIGITAL UPGRADE

Capco Managing Principal Michael Crumpler tells Banking Dive the timing for the launch of challenger bank Rho’s upgraded platform coincides with a swelling need for assistance among small businesses during the pandemic.
15 July 2020
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ROBINHOOD TO EXPAND OFFERINGS AFTER $600 MILLION FUNDING ROUND

Managing Principal Robert Norris and Principal Consultant Nikhil Sharma spoke with InvestmentNews about the online trading app’s latest funding round, and what it means for the future for them, as well as the industry at large.
15 july 2020
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GAPS IN CANADIAN SURVEILLANCE TECHNOLOGY SPARK CONCERNS ABOUT TRADERS WORKING FROM HOME

Capco Partner Chris Ford spoke with The New York Times about how the shift to working from home for Canadian traders is putting the systems used to monitor their activity to the test.
13 JULY 2020
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KRISE VERÄNDERT DIE ANLAGEBERATUNG

Die Covid-19 Pandemie wird als Zäsur für die Finanzindustrie bewertet, welche das Nutzerverhalten von Bankkunden nachhaltig verändern wird. Doch wie dramatisch werden die Umwälzungen am Schweizer Finanzplatz tatsächlich ausfallen? Capco-Partner Dr. Ingo Rauser und Hochschulprofessor Dr. Teodoro Cocca skizzieren ihre Prognose in einem Gastbeitrag für die Finanz und Wirtschaft. 
10 july 2020
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GOVERNMENT INTELLIGENCE-STYLE ‘FUSION CENTERS’ ON THE RISE AT BIG BANKS

As banks adopt government intelligence agencies’ strategies for combating cyber threats, Capco’s cybersecurity partner Bill Stewart discusses how fusion centers, security operations, and data and analytics are helping big banks beef up their cybersecurity programs.
9 july 2020
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CHARLES SCHWAB ROLLS OUT ‘HEY, GOOGLE’ ACCOUNT UPDATES

Capco Principal Consultant Nikhil Sharma tells InvestmentNews that Schwab's decision to add Google Assistant integration might be the first step in the company's effort to take advantage of open banking concepts to add more consumer-friendly features.
8 July 2020
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SICHERE NAVIGATION IM NETZ IST DAS A UND O

Mit der zunehmenden Digitalisierung in der Finanzbranche geraten auch die Themen Cyberrisiko sowie Datenintegrität verstärkt in den Fokus. Capco-Partner Oliver Geiseler wagt einen Ausblick auf die Herausforderungen der nächsten Jahre.
1 july 2020
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KEY STRATEGIES FOR ESG INVESTING SUCCESS

Capco's Robert Norris explains how wealth management professionals can help turn their clients' ESG interests into concrete investment decisions in WealthManagement.com.
30 june 2020
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PERSONAL CAPITAL SELLS TO EMPOWER RETIREMENT, HEIGHTENING CONSOLIDATION IN DIGITAL ADVICE

"Personal Capital has a well-renowned value proposition around its aggregation capabilities combined with premier digital service with a focus on client experience. Empower Retirement will have the opportunity to utilize these capabilities across their existing user base and enable further insight into the holistic investor picture." Capco Managing Principal Rob Norris discusses the latest high profile acquisition in the wealth management space with Financial Planning.
25 June 2020
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BANKEN ZIJN NOG LANG NIET KLAAR VOOR OPEN FINANCE

In een interview met InvestmentOfficer.be, merkt Jeroen Dossche op dat, terwijl het volledige potentieel van PSD2 nog verre van bereikt is in de wereld van betalingen, er een evolutie is naar echte “open finance” waar fintech-geïnspireerde innovatie de komst kan mogelijk maken van openheid ook in de wereld van beleggingen, zoals bijvoorbeeld rond aggregatie van beleggingsportfolio’s.
24 JUNE 2020
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MASTERCARD TO BUY FINICITY FOR $825M IN OPEN BANKING PLAY

Capco Partner Bryce VanDiver tells Banking Dive that Mastercard’s decision to buy open banking specialist Fincity puts the card network in an “arms race” against rival Visa as the companies double down on data and infrastructure plumbing for the future of banking.
19 June 2020
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COULD THE AON-WILLIS MERGER ACCELERATE INNOVATION IN THE INSURANCE INDUSTRY?

Since the announcement of the Aon-Willis Towers Watson merger, the implications for the insurance industry have been widely deliberated. Lisa Smith discusses the acquisition with Business Insurance, and why heightened M&A activity could be a boon for innovation in the insurance industry.
19 June 2020
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DID CORONAVIRUS PERMANENTLY INCREASE MERCHANTS' TRANSACTION COSTS?

Capco Managing Principal Jeffrey Ungerott explains to PaymentsSource how merchants remain the best custodians for controlling their own transaction fees in light of increased online shopping, and card-not-present transactions, due to the pandemic
17 june 2020
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DIGITAL COLLABORATION IS KEY IN WEALTH MANAGEMENT

In their contributed article for CXO Today, Matthew Faraone, Phil Kerkel and Yola Yu discuss how they expect COVID-19 to have a lasting behavioral impact that will accelerate the need for the digitalization of the financial advisor-client relationship. 
17 june 2020
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REMAKING CREDIT: THE FUTURE IS DIGITAL LENDING

Digital lending has recently seen strong growth as financial institutions develop new success strategies to expand their digital presence and remain agile in the face of disruption. Capco Managing Principal Kaylin Kugler shares some of digital lending’s key advantages, as well as the considerations for successful implementation and ongoing success beyond COVID-19.
11 June 2020
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COVID-19: WORK IN THE TIME OF COVID

Head of operational resilience Will Packard talks to Funds Europe about the implications of COVID-19 for business continuity planning, operating models, digitalisation and the future of remote working.
9 june 2020
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DAS BANKGEHEIMNIS KEHRT ZURÜCK – DREI VORAUSSAGEN ZUR CORONAKRISE

Für die Finanzindustrie stellt die aktuelle Krise eine heftige Zäsur dar. Die Auswirkungen der Ausnahmesituation werden dazu führen, dass Prozesse auf den Prüfstand kommen. Probleme beim Outsourcing in Schwellenländer waren im März sehr präsent, sodass Capco-Partner Dr. Ingo Rauser erwartet, dass hier Änderungen von den Instituten vorgenommen werden. Kann die Schweiz von diesem Trend profitieren?
9 june 2020
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COVID-19: WORK IN THE TIME OF COVID

Head of operational resilience Will Packard talks to Funds Europe about the implications of COVID-19 for business continuity planning, operating models, digitalisation and the future of remote working.
8 june 2020
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STEVENS INSTITUTE, CAPCO LAY OUT COMMERCIALIZATION EFFORTS FOR NEW ARTIFICIAL EXCHANGE

Capco's partnership with Stevens Institute of Technology is featured in WatersTechnology, providing a deep dive into the Stevens High Frequency Trading Market Simulation System (SHIFT) platform and how it can help firms better understand HFT market structure, as well as instances of market disruption, such as flash crashes.
3 June 2020
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CAPITAL MARKETS FIRMS & THE CHALLENGES OF REMOTE WORKING

Speaking to Euromoney, Owen Jelf and Murray Longton discuss how capital markets bankers have adjusted to lockdown life and the longer term implications for the industry.
3 june 2020
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FUNDAMENTALS REMAIN SUPPORTIVE OF AN ACTIVE RIA M&A MARKET 

Capco's Nicholas Bamberger lays out what's been driving M&A activity among RIAs, and what to expect moving forward, as deals have slowed in recent months. 
3 June 2020
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ESG-REGULIERUNG (1): WAS AUF BERATER ZUKOMMT

ESG ist im Begriff zu einem prägendem Thema im Bereich Geldanlage zu werden. Nachhaltigkeit und soziale Verantwortung geraten immer weiter in den Fokus. Vermögensverwalter und Investoren sehen sich dabei auch verstärkt regulatorischen Vorgaben aus Brüssel gegenüber. Im Gespräch mit Fonds Professionell erörtert Wesselin Kruschev, welche Änderungen für die Branche zu erwarten sind und wo die Fallstricke lauern. 
3 JUNE 2020
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DATEN: WEM DIE ZUKUNFT IN DER FINANZWELT NACH COVID 19 GEHÖRT

Die Finanzindustrie befindet sich inmitten eines rasanten Strukturwandels. Neue Technologien und neue Wettbewerber stellen eine massive Herausforderung für die etablierten Größen dar. Im Gespräch mit dem IT Finanzmagazin beleuchtet Oliver Geiseler die spannendsten Trends der Industrie. Dabei wagt er auch eine Prognose, wie die Coronakrise den Markt verändern könnte.
2 JUNE 2020
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CORONA-BETRUG: DER SCHWEIZER FINANZPLATZ IST PRÄFERIERTES ZIEL

Der Ausnahmezustand rund um Covid-19 bedeutet Hochkonjunktur für Finanzkriminelle: Der Missbrauch von Corona-Hilfsgeldern in der Schweiz ist enorm. Im Kampf gegen Finanzkriminelle, Geldwäsche und Co. agieren Banken unter besonderem Druck, da Teams und Prozesse nicht wie gewohnt funktionieren. Ingo Rauser erläutert die Herausforderungen und Besonderheiten der Situation.
29 MAY 2020
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DER GROSSE PRÜFSTANDFÜR DIE FINANZREVOLUTION

Die Coronkrise stellt auch für die Schweizer Fintechindustrie eine Zäsur da. Dank zahlungswilliger Investoren erlebte die Branche bisher einen Boom, doch ein wirtschaftlicher Abschwung droht dies zu verändern. Digitalexperte Nils Reimelt erläutert, wo die Gewinner und Verlierer in der aktuellen Situation zu finden sind. 
28 MAY 2020
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ALTERNATIVEN ZUM ZINSERTRAG – EIN WECKRUF AN EUROPÄISCHE BANKEN

Die jüngsten makroökonomischen Entwicklungen und die Maßnahmen der EZB haben endgültig offengelegt, dass zinsgetriebene Geschäftsmodelle für Europas Banken kaum Zukunftschancen bieten. Capco-Expertin Saskia Schäfer erläutert, warum Banken schlecht beraten sind, bei der Transformation lediglich die Kostenseite im Blick zu behalten und zeigt auf, welche neuen Services Banken im Kampf um die Kunden forcieren sollten.
27 May 2020
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STABLECOIN FACE OFF: LIBRA VS CELO

Reuben Karuna-Nidhi talks to Finextra about new stablecoin contender CELO, and whether it will prove a rival to Facebook’s troubled Libra.
25 MAY 2020
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DIGITALE PRIVATBANKEN: KOMMT DER DURCHBRUCH DOCH NOCH?

Die digitale Vermögensverwaltung hat sich europaweit zum Verbrauchertrend entwickelt: Fintechs und Banken versuchen den Handel mit Wertpapieren attraktiver zu gestalten und neue Kundengruppen zu erschließen. In der Schweiz stehen verschiedene Wettbewerber mit eigenen Lösungen in den Startlöchern. Im Gespräch mit Finews erläutern Ingo Rauser und Nils Reimelt das Potential der neuen Angebote und welche Fallstricke Pionierprojekten in der Vergangenheit zum Verhängnis wurden. 
18 may 2020
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JPMORGAN'S GEMINI, COINBASE PLAY IS A CRYPTO INDUSTRY 'ROADMAP,' ANALYST SAYS

In the wake of JPMorgan Chase’s partnership with two bitcoin exchanges, Capco Managing Principal Robert Norris explains how the announcement with Gemini and Coinbase will impact the financial ecosystem at large and pave the way for the cryptocurrency industry going forward.
15 May 2020
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ADDRESSING PRIORITIES WILL SEE ACCELERATION OF DIGITAL ENABLEMENT ACROSS ENTERPRISES

Head of India Hiri Kowshika speaks in depth to Dataquest about best practices for COVID working, ‘decent digiwork’ and the acceleration of digital enablement.
15 May 2020
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PRIMER BROKERS & CORONAVIRUS: FIVE INDUSTRY OBSERVATIONS

Writing in Global Custodian, Anthony Bennett shares five observations on how prime brokers are navigating the COVID-19 crisis and outlines the keys to future success.
14 MAY 2020
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WHICH FINTECHS WILL SURVIVE THE CRISIS?

Speaking to FStech, UK Head of Technology Peter Kennedy notes that FinTech firms will need to adapt to changes to company cultures and client expectations in the wake of COVID-19.
14 mAY 2020
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OPINION: IS INSURANCE A COMMODITY?

In Part 2 of their two-part series, Capco’s Lisa Smith and Chloe Beaini explore the commoditization of online insurance and considerations to ensure that online packages don’t fall short of fulfilling client needs.
14 May 2020
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OPINION: HOW HAS ONLINE SHOPPING AFFECTED INSURANCE?

Is insurance an online commodity? Capco’s Lisa Smith and Chloe Beaini tackle this question in their latest two-part series, breaking down the effectiveness of insurance policies for online consumers.
14 MAY 2020
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L'INTELLIGENCE EST-ELLE LE PROPRE DE L'HOMME?

L'intelligence artificielle (IA) est une opportunité pour les banquiers privés. Le métier de banquier va graduellement évoluer et sera IA "augmenté". La fonction de gestion des risques doit elle aussi s'adapter afin d'avoir les bonnes compétences à bord.
12 may 2020
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CLOUD COMPUTING: DARKER SKIES AHEAD?

Capco's John Ingold and Michael Moerman break down cloud computing risks in Canadian financial services and how organizations can address these risks to maintain a secure operations environment.
11 may 2020
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THERE ACTUALLY IS INSURANCE COVERAGE FOR PANDEMICS

The COVID-19 outbreak has made it clear that many consumers don’t know all their options when it comes to pandemic planning and protection because most pandemic products never make it to the mass market. As those affected by coronavirus navigate their options, Capco Insurance Lead Lisa Smith explains the 5 P’s to consider when creating a product and how the industry can make these more available to those who need them.
8 MAY 2020
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KYC : UNE ACTIVITÉ COÛTEUSE POUR LES BANQUES DE DÉTAIL MAIS UTILE POUR TOUS

Les obligations KYC représentent un investissement contraignant pour les banques de détail. Néanmoins, selon Simon Eid et Aurobrata Hui, en plus de rendre un service à la collectivité, elles constituent une opportunité pour mieux connaître les besoins des clients et ainsi améliorer le service rendu.
7 May 2020
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THE END OF T+2 SETTLEMENT?

Distributed ledger technology (DLT), AI and robotic process automation (RPA) offer the tools and capabilities required to remove key barriers to T+0 settlement, writes Mark Profeti in Global Custodian.
6 may 2020
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FIVE PILLARS FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS SHOULD LEVERAGE FOR ETHICAL DATA MANAGEMENT

Capco Canada's Simon Campbell outlines what financial institutions should consider when managing stored data in ValueWalk. 
24 april 2020
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BRINGING INCUMBENTS UP TO SPEED IN A DIGITAL AGE

In the latest edition of Financial Planning’s InVest Podcast, Partner Bryant Fuller from Capco’s Wealth and Asset Management practice joins host Tobias Salinger to discuss the challenges and technology opportunities facing wealth managers in an increasingly competitive digital age.
23 april 2020
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BETTERMENT LAUNCHES CHECKING, SAVINGS ACCOUNTS

Betterment is the latest wealth management fintech to introduce traditional checking and savings accounts to its product suite. Capco's Bryce VanDiver comments on these products are important for such firms.
23 april 2020
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WILL THERE BE LIGHT AT THE END OF THE TUNNEL?

Speaking to Asset Servicing Times, Partner Tej Patel comments on the impact of the COVID-19 crisis on regulatory strategy and policy, and on the practical challenges for financial services firms arising from the global pandemic response.
21 april 2020
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LESSONS FROM INDIA’S COVID-19 LOCKDOWN

Hiri Kowshika, Partner and Head of India, talks to Dataquest about the impact of the COVID-19 lockdown, how the firm is addressing business continuity and supporting employees’ needs, and what lessons can be learned from the current situation.
9 APRIL 2020
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DIE CORONA-KRISE WIRD BANKEN MASSIV TREFFEN

Covid-19 droht die Welt in eine Wirtschaftskrise zu stürzen. Auch in der Finanzindustrie kündigen sich Verwerfungen an. Capco Partner Oliver Geiseler hat im Gespräch mit der Capital die aktuelle Situation beleuchtet. Für deutsche Banken sieht er trotz aller Schwierigkeiten auch Chancen. 
9 April 2020
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COVID-19 PUTS LIBOR TRANSITION IN DOUBT

The UK Financial Conduct Authority has announced that the industry move to Risk-Free Rates will proceed as scheduled. Writing in The Trade, Principal Consultant Murray Longton explores why a delay to the LIBOR transition nonetheless looks inevitable in light of the COVID pandemic.
9 april 2020
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PERSONAL FINANCE STARTUP SOFI TO ACQUIRE PAYMENTS PLATFORM GALILEO FOR $1.2B

Fintech consolidation continues despite general market uncertainty as SoFi plans to acquire Galileo for $1.2 billion. Capco's Bryce VanDiver comments on the move and what it means for traditional banks going forward.
8 april 2020
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CAN HESTER PEIRCE’S SAFE HARBOR PROPOSAL SAVE CRYPTOCURRENCY? EXPERTS WEIGH IN

Peter Dugas, Capco Managing Principal, and Head of the Center of Regulatory Intelligence spoke to Forbes about Hester Pierce’s proposal for a three-year safe harbor for crypto projects.
 
7 April 2020
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PACKARD: BANKS WERE WELL PREPARED FOR VIRUS LOCKDOWN

Will Packard, Managing Principal and Head of Operational Resilience, speaks to Bloomberg Radio about financial services firms’ business continuity planning and levels of preparedness in the face of Covid-19.
1 april 2020
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HOW VISA, MASTERCARD ARE BUILDING A ROADMAP FOR IN-CAR COMMERCE

Big players like Visa and MasterCard are expanding into car commerce with features like in-car commerce and Apple Pay integration. Capco Partner Bryce VanDiver explains how the move will reinforce their competitive edge by capturing everyday consumers while growing their network volume. 
27 march 2020
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COSTS, CLIENTS AND CONDUCT IN THE TIME OF THE CORONAVIRUS

In this article, Capco’s Rory Gage and Niral Parekh share why cost, clients and conduct will be wealth and asset management firms’ personal frontlines.
27 march 2020
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ADVANCING BANK TECHNOLOGY ‘BROADENS HACK ATTACK SURFACE’

Peter Kennedy, Partner and UK Head of Technology, speaks to the Financial Times about the impact of digitalization and new technology on banks’ planning around security and operational risk.
27 march 2020
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DIGITAL DOLLARS GAIN CREDENCE DESPITE STIMULUS BILL CUT

Capco's Lane Martin speaks with Bank Innovation about the challenges around the digital dollar stipulation that was struck from the final version of the COVID-19 stimulus bill.
26 march 2020
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3 EMERGING ROBO TRENDS AMID COVID-19 MARKET CRAZINESS

Amidst market volatility and general uncertainty, Capco's Nikhil Sharma breaks down three major themes the firm expects to arise from coronavirus's impact on robo advisors.
26 MARCH 2020
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HET KAN GEEN KWAAD OM OOK MET LOOPTARGETS TE WERKEN

Bij Capco hechten wij erg veel belang aan inclusie. Jaarlijks organiseren we een teambuilding met een fysieke activiteit. Samen sporten is belangrijk voor het groepsgevoel. Het fijne aan lopen is dat het voor iedereen een toegankelijke sport is en we het samen kunnen doen zegt Gunter Geysen, Executive Director van Capco Belgium in een interview met Running Magazine.  
25 March 2o20
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BETALINGEN MET UITGEBREIDERE EN GESTRUCTUREERDE INFORMATIE

De MX-standaard, biedt gestructureerde, duidelijke en consistente betalingsinformatie. Vooral de grote internationale bedrijven waren vragende partij voor deze nieuwe standaard." interview met Lakshmi Radhakrishnan over de transitie van de Swift MT naar de MX standaard.
25 MARCH 2020
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BANK IN DER HOSENTASCHE

Vor fünf Jahren brachten die Sparkassen das kostenfreie Smartphone-Konto Yomo auf den Weg, das mittlerweile zur App geschrumpft und noch keine Erfolgsgeschichte ist. Oliver Geiseler von Capco kommentiert, dass Newcomer wie Tomorrow oder N26 sich auf dem Markt leichter tun, dank integrierter und kombinierter Dienstleistungen, die auch kostenlose Girokonten rentabel machen für diese Anbieter.
24 march 2020
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UNFORESEEN IMPACTS AND OPPORTUNITIES OF THE ERA OF MEGA-BROKERAGES

As demonstrated by the recent Aon and Willis Towers Watson acquisition, M&A activity in the insurance industry is driving the advent of a new wave of mega-brokerages. Capco's Insurance Practice Lead Lisa Smith explains the biggest threats and opportunities for independent channels to scale like never before. 
23 MArch 2020
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BUDDING OPPORTUNITIES?

Capco's So Jene Kim and Olivia Markbreiter debunk common myths holding banks back from the financial services opportunities available in cannabis banking in ABA Banking Journal.
20 MARCH 2020
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ANLEGEN STATT SPAREN

Privatkundenbanken steigen mit Robo Advisory massiv in das Anlagegeschäft ein. Allerdings sind die Banken derzeit noch vorsichtig auf dem neuen Terrain. Allerdings testen verschiedene Institute im Kleinanlagebereich bis 10.000 Franken Robo-Advisory-Angebote. Nourdine Abderrahmane von Capco erkennt darin, dass Banken verstanden haben, dass sie Angebote wie Viac in ihr Produktportfolio integrieren müssen, weil sie im digitalen Bereich nicht mit Apple oder Samsung konkurrieren können.
19 march 2020
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BANKS MONITORING FINANCIAL HEALTH OF SENIOR CARE FACILITIES

Capco’s Housing Finance Practice Lead Michael Peretz spoke with American Banker about how US banks are handling lending to senior care facilities in light of the coronavirus pandemic.
09 march 2020
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WHO SHOULD BE NERVOUS ABOUT GOLDMAN SACHS BECOMING MORE BANK-LIKE? 'EVERYONE'

Capco's Lane Martin speaks to S&P Global on Goldman Sachs' move into retail banking territory, and what the company's strong brand, online reach and massive budget means for big banks, online competitors and community lenders. 
03 March 2020
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STÜRMISCHE ZEITEN FORDERN HOHE INVESTITIONSKRAFT

Deutschlands Banken suchen verstärkt nach neuen Ertragsfeldern und nachhaltigen Geschäftsmodellen. Capco Partner Bodo Schaefer beleuchtet für creditshelf, welche neuen Services Banken implementieren sollten, um den Bedürfnissen ihrer Kunden stärker entgegen zu kommen. 
02 MArch 2020
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THE DISRUPTIVE LEADER: CHAMPIONING NEURODIVERSITY

Capco’s Helen Needham speaks to Edge magazine about her journey to leadership, on how embracing her neurodiversity is a smart business choice, and why organisations should focus on what is possible, not what is lacking.
02 MARCH 2020
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LA DURE PERCÉE DU MOBILE

L’usage des « wallets » peine à décoller en Europe. En cause, d’après Julien Kokocniski, le fait que le paiement mobile n’inclue pas pour le moment d’autres fonctionnalités et services que ceux proposés par une carte bancaire classique. 
24 february 2020
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LENDINGCLUB'S RADIUS DEAL PAVES THE WAY FOR MORE FINTECH PURCHASES, EXPERTS SAY

Partner Lane Martin speaks with Banking Dive on the possible future ramifications of the fintech LendingClub buying Boston-based Radius Bank in a deal that is pending regulatory approval.
24 february 2020
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OVER BANKERS' PROTESTS, SBA PUSHES AHEAD WITH LENDING RULE REWRITE

Managing Principal Marianne Byrne spoke with American Banker about new lending regulations proposed by the Small Business Administration (SBA), and the impact on borrowers and lenders alike.
21 february 2020
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MORGAN STANLEY TO CAPTURE YOUNGER INVESTORS WITH E*TRADE BUY

Capco’s Kapin Vora connects with Ignites to talk about how Morgan Stanley’s acquisition of E*Trade puts them ahead of the game with acquiring customers earlier and competing with other wirehouses. 
21 february 2020
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WHAT LENDINGCLUB AND RADIUS SAW IN EACH OTHER

Partner Lane Martin spoke with American Banker about the pending LendingClub, Radius Bank merger, and the impact it will have on the banking industry should regulators approve the deal.
21 february 2020
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MODERNISATION DES CORE BANKING : PASSAGE OBLIGÉ POUR UNE VRAIE DIGITALISATION DE LA BANQUE

Face à l'évolution du contexte concurrentiel et technologique, les établissements traditionnels doivent transformer en profondeur leur Core Banking Platforms. D’après Sabir Abaoui, Senior Consultant et Guive Talvidari, Partner, il s’agit d’un enjeu stratégique pour fournir une expérience digitale optimale, et ainsi rester compétitif. 
20 February 2020
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DATA CONTINUES TO GROW FOR BANKS

Writing for Global Banking & Finance Review, Capco Partner and UK Head of Data Chris Probert examines how the use of data lineage offers benefits in respect of regulatory compliance, control optimization and cost reduction.
18 FEBRUARY 2020
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NEOBANKEN UND IHR KILLER-FEATURE

Mit preisgünstigen und nutzerfreundlichen mobilen Apps wollen Neobanken den Schweizer Markt erobern. Eine neue Capco-Studie beleuchtet die Stärken und Schwächen der Herausforderer und beleuchtet gleichzeitig die Angebote von etablierten Schweizer Instituten sowie europäischer Wettbewerber. Die Ergebnisse finden Sie exklusiv bei finews.
17 FEBRUARY 2020
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LA COURSE À L’EFFICACITÉ

Dans l'Agefi France, Simon Eid, associé chez Capco France, commente les dispositifs antiblanchiment mis en place par les banques. L’enjeu est désormais de passer un cap technologique en intégrant des outils d’IA capables d'améliorer la détection.
14 february 2020
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12 SOCIAL MEDIA TRENDS IN THE NEW YEAR AND HOW TO LEVERAGE THEM

Melody Callaway, Head of America’s Marketing, spoke to Forbes about social media trends for 2020 and how marketers can leverage them to their business’s advantage.
11 FEBRUARY 2020
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ALLE BANKEN HABEN DIESE TECHNOLOGIE

Der Einsatz digitaler Technologien bietet Banken Effizienzvorteile und verspricht Kunden verbesserte Nutzererlebnisse. Doch eine strenge Regulatorik führt dazu, dass Institute allzu oft unter ihren Möglichkeiten bleiben. Im Gespräch mit der Börsen-Zeitung beleuchtet Capco Partner Oliver Geiseler die Ausgangslage der europäischen Banken.
10 february 2020
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'STICKINESS' OF BASK BANK'S AIRLINE PERK MAY HELP IT SPREAD, ANALYST SAYS

Bask Bank is luring prospective customers to its new online savings offering with airline miles instead of a high APY. Partner Bryce VanDiver believes this could be the beginning of a new trend in attracting and retaining new customers outside the bank's home market. 
5 FEBRUARY 2020
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DER NUTZEN IM ALLTAG IST DIE ZUKUNFT IM BANKING

Das digitale Banking erlebt einen rasanten Wandel. Neue Anbieter stehen mit attraktiven Services in den Startlöchern und könnten den Markt langfristig prägen. Capco Partner Oliver Geiseler hat das sich wandelnde Ökosystem im Gespräch mit Springer näher beleuchtet.
4 february 2020
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HOW FINANCIAL SERVICES FIRMS CAN IMPROVE THE CUSTOMER EXPERIENCE

Changes in customer demand are driving the need to streamline internal processes and increase technology capabilities. Senior Consultant Maria delaTorre describes how financial institutions can improve customer service by enabling digital technologies. 
29 january 2020
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HOW TO STOP ROBO-ADVISERS MALFUNCTIONING

Richard Lewis, Capco Partner and Head of Wealth & Asset Management, talks to Portfolio Adviser about the evolving expectations of wealth clients, the role of technology, the importance of trust and the perennial power of brand equity.
23 JANUARY 2020
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FACEBOOK’S ‘FAILED’ LIBRA CRYPTOCURRENCY IS NO CLOSER TO RELEASE

Die Euphorie rund um Facebooks Libra ist zuletzt deutlich abgekühlt. Der Technologieriese sieht sich immer neuen regulatorischen Hindernissen gegenüber. Nils Reimelt hat im Gespräch mit Bloomberg seine Einschätzung zur Situation gegeben.
22 JANUARY 2020
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VOETBALREUZEN LANCEREN EIGEN CRYPTOMUNTEN

Topclubs als Juventus en PSG brengen hun eigen cryptomunt op de markt waarmee supporters kunnen stemmen over allerhande clubzaken. Leiden de voetbalmunten tot de doorbraak van cryptogeld? 
16 jANUARY 2020
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BANK OF ENGLAND AND CITY WATCHDOG URGE FIRMS TO ACCELERATE LIBOR TRANSITION

Capco’s Murray Longton comments in City A.M. on efforts by the Bank of England and the UK Financial Conduct Authority to speed the industry’s transition away from the Libor benchmark.
13 JANUARY 2020
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DATEN-START-UP XPAY BIETET FIRMEN-KREDITKARTEN AB NULL EURO

Das Startup Xpay unterstützt Unternehmen bei der Ausgabe von Kundenkreditkarten. Spezialisiert sind die Münchener auf die Auswertung von Zahlungsströmen. Capco Partner Carsten Hahn beleuchtet im Handelsblatt die Potentiale des Geschäftsmodells.
13 JANUARY 2020
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IT-PANNEN BEI BANKEN HÄUFEN SICH

Zum Jahreswechsel sorgten verschiende IT-Pannen bei deutschen Banken für Unmut auf Seite der Kunden. Capco Partner Oliver Geiseler beleuchtet die IT-Probleme der Branche, welche zunehmend für Handlungsbedarf sorgen.
10 JANUARY 2020
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GROSSANGRIFF AUF DIE BANKEN – DIE AUFSEHER SIND ALARMIERT

Veraltete IT-Systeme und die Bedrohung durch Hackerangriffe setzen hiesigen Banken zu. Capco Partner Oliver Geiseler sprach mit dem Handelsblatt über die Probleme der Industrie und die jüngsten Vorkommnisse zum Jahresstart. 
5 January 2020
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2020 VISION - CLIENT AND MARKET INFRASTRUCTURE CHANGES TO DEFINE THE NEW YEAR

Capco Partner James Arnett offers his perspective on key themes for 2020, including increased M&A activity within the post-trade financial market infrastructure space and the enhancements to middle-office services such as automated risk reporting and AI-enabled collateral management.
15 JANUARY 2020
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FAX-ANHÄNGER

Fondsplattformen haben zuletzt große Fortschritte bei der Digitalisierung erreicht. Nun sind Vermittler gefordert, nachzuziehen. Wesselin Kruschev erläutert für Fonds Professionell die Entwicklungen und vor allem die Herausforderungen entlang der Wertschöpfungskette.

 

26 December 2019
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AFTER LEADERSHIP SHAKE-UP, WHAT'S NEXT FOR GREEN DOT?<

Partner Bryce VanDiver spoke with American Banker about what the year ahead could hold for the fintech M&A market on the heels of Green Dot's leadership shakeup.
16 December 2019
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BREXIT : UN AVENIR PRÉSERVÉ POUR LES FONDS UCITS AU ROYAUME-UNI ET EN EUROPE

L’Union Européenne, l’industrie de la gestion et les promoteurs des véhicules UCITS ont pris les devants pour anticiper le Brexit. Selon Daniel Geggioli, entre la création d’un nouveau label « UK UCITS » et la mise en place d’un régime transitoire de 3 ans, la place financière de Londres est finalement loin d’avoir rendu les armes.
13 December 2019
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L’INTELLIGENCE ARTIFICIELLE, VECTEUR DE TRANSFORMATION, MAIS PAS ENCORE D’INNOVATION

L’intelligence artificielle n’a pas encore démontré sa capacité à générer des innovations de rupture dans l’industrie bancaire. Selon Julien Kokocinski, cette technologie est pourtant le catalyseur qui permettra aux banques de devenir le partenaire de vie de leurs clients.
12 December 2019
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L’INCLUSION FINANCIÈRE À L’ÈRE DIGITALE : UN DÉFI À RELEVER

Les innovations digitales favorisent l’inclusion financière, mais toucher les populations les plus défavorisées n’ayant pas accès au numérique reste un défi majeur. D’après Alexis Villepelet, la coopération entre les acteurs institutionnels et les banques sera décisive pour y parvenir.
12 DECEMBER 2019
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LA LIBRA, UN «SUPER PROJET» QUI DOIT ENTRER EN PHASE CONCRÈTE

Les ambitions de Facebook au sujet de la Libra ont fait la une des journaux en 2019. Ce projet de crypto-monnaie a le vent en poupe. Dans son interview pour Allnews, Nils Reimelt fait le point sur la situation actuelle.

10 December 2019
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L’AGILITÉ, UN ENJEU DE TRANSFORMATION À DIFFÉRENTS NIVEAUX

Au sein de l'industrie financière, l’essor de l’Agilité traduit une évolution profonde des habitudes de travail dans la gestion de projet. Selon notre expert Abdelhamid Guettaf, cette méthode permet de répondre aux défis auxquels doivent faire face les banques dans un environnement en perpétuelle mutation.

 
6 December 2019
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FOUR THEMES TO UNLOCK THE TRUE POTENTIAL OF DATA ANALYSIS

Writing in Global Banking & Finance Review, Partner and Head of Data Chris Probert highlights four areas – data silos, data lineage, data entropy and machine learning – that are key to optimizing the use of data analytics as data volumes generated and stored by organizations continue to increase exponentially.
5 december 2019
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'DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION' CAN BE A MISNOMER IN THE INSURANCE INDUSTRY

Capco's Elizabeth Cahan explores ways for insurers to define an approach for achieving digital transformation, compared to building software that may improve operational efficiency, but fails to ‘move the needle’ on real transformation.    
05 DECEMBER 2019
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VOICE BANKING BRINGT DEN BANK-TRESEN NACH HAUSE

Smart Home Assistenten erhalten verstärkt Einzug in deutsche Haushalte. Im Zuge dessen hat sich ein neuer Kanal für Banken herauskristallisiert: Voice Banking. Nils Jung analysiert im Gespräch mit Springer Professional die Potentiale aber auch die Grenzen der Technologie.
04 December 2019
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UK LESSONS FOR HONG KONG'S UPCOMING VIRTUAL BANKS

Dan Jones, Partner & APAC Head of Digital, speaks to EJ Insight about Hong Kong’s virtual banks and the lessons to be drawn from the rise of neobanks in the UK and Europe.
03 December 2019
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NEW BANKING TECHNOLOGIES DEMAND PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT REBOOT

Financial institutions that want to pioneer must stop clinging to old ways of deploying talent to drive innovation. Capco Partner Daniel Hu describes how thinking like a fintech at the team level can ensure successful adoption of modern delivery.
29 november 2019
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LA TRANSFORMATION DE LA FONCTION RISQUE A TRAVERS LA GESTION DES NPL

Le contexte bancaire et réglementaire actuel impose d’engager une transformation profonde de la fonction Risque qui doit renforcer ses capacités d’accompagnement auprès des différentes lignes métiers et de leurs clients. Pour Guillaume Campagne, la gestion des Non Performing Loans donne un exemple concret de cette évolution.
26 november 2019
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"WHAT COULD POSSIBLY GO WRONG?": COMMENTS OF THE WEEK

Following their interview feature on the American Banker podcast, Capco Partner Bryce VanDiver and Principal Consultant Daniela Hawkins are quoted in American Banker’s round-up of top commentary from the week.
22 NOVEMBER 2019
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WARUM UNTERNEHMEN WEITER AUF DIE BLOCKCHAIN SETZEN WERDEN

Der Begeisterung rund um die Zukunftstechnologie Blockchain ist deutlich abgeflacht – nach dem Hype der letzten Jahre stehen nun rationale und konkrete Anwendungen im Fokus. Capco Experte Nils Reimelt hat mit cash.ch den Stand der Technologie sowie mögliche Stolpersteine erörtert.
21 NOVEMBER 2019
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GEACHTE MINISTER DE CROO, U HEBT MAAR LIEFST VIER REDENEN OM UW SCHOUDERS TE ZETTEN ONDER EEN DIGITALE MUNT ZOALS LIBRA

België moet voortrekker worden bij de invoering van een digitale Europese munt," schrijft Cedric Loyens. "In een steeds meer digitaliserende wereld kan een digitale munt een geweldige kans zijn voor een land als België of een hoofdstad als Brussel." Hij vraagt aan ontslagnemend minister van Financiën en Ontwikkelingssamenwerking Alexander De Croo om er zijn schouders onder te zetten en geeft hem daarvoor 4 duidelijke redenen.
20 november 2019
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A FAMILIAR IT TOOL GETS A NEW ROLE IN DIGITAL BANKING

With the rise of digital banking, institutions are grappling with providing the right amount of human interaction in the customer experience by implementing technologies such as remote access for bank employees. Managing Principal John Hickman talks with American Banker on how banks are finding that balance.
19 november 2019
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WE DON'T HEAR PEOPLE SAY, I LOVE MY BANK

Capco Partner Bryce VanDiver and Principal Consultant Daniela Hawkins appear on an American Banker podcast with Penny Crosman and make the case that offering easy-to-use payment rewards is the way to win the loyalty of digital-only customers.
19 NOVEMBER 2019
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CHINA IST BEREIT FÜR DIE ERSTE STAATLICHE DIGITALWÄHRUNG

Die chinesische Zentralbank steht kurz davor, mit einer eigenen Digitalwährung zu starten. Das Projekt wird als direkte Reaktion auf die Ambitionen von Facebooks Libra gewertet. China selbst will damit die internationale Rolle des Renminbi stärken. Capco Experte Carsten Hahn analysiert die Situation und erklärt den aktuellen Stand der Großprojekte.
19 november 2019
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BANQUE : REPENSER L’INCLUSION FINANCIERE DES PERSONNES EN SITUATION DE HANDICAP 

D’après Alexis Villepelet et Simon Eid, l’inclusion financière des personnes en situation de handicap constitue un enjeu de compétitivité pour les banques et non plus seulement une question de réputation et de conformité. Actuellement, la méconnaissance des outils technologiques d’assistance est le principal frein à l’émergence d’offres accessibles.
18 november 2019
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HOW GOOGLE’S CHECKING ACCOUNT WILL PRESSURE SMALLER PAYMENT FINTECHS

Partner Bryce VanDiver spoke with Payments Source to discuss Google’s decision to partner with Citi and Stanford Federal Credit Union to offer customers checking account services, how it will affect smaller fintech startups and how the end goal for Google may be to achieve frictionless contactless commerce.
15 November 2019
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CAPCO SPEAKS TO BLOOMBERG ABOUT SINGAPORE'S VIRTUAL BANKS

Following hard on the heels of Hong Kong, the Monetary Authority of Singapore is pushing ahead with the issuance of five new virtual banking licenses of its own. As Singapore looks to cement its credentials as a key regional fintech hub Dan Jones, Partner and APAC Head of Digital at Capco, discusses the potential impacts on competition and consumer choice with Bloomberg TV.
15 november 2019
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GOOGLE-CITI PARTNERSHIP STIRS PRIVACY CONCERNS

With the announcement of Google and Citi partnering to offer a checking-accounts service, many in the financial services industry are left wondering what this means for how big tech and banks will transform in the wake of these partnerships. Capco Partner Bryce VanDiver spoke with American Banker to offer insight into why Google made this play and what it means for the future of the industry.
15 NOVEMBER 2019
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IK HOU ELKE DAG AL ONZE REKENINGEN IN HET OOG

Capco België wil zich ook op de financiële departementen van grote bedrijven richten. Dankzij PSD2 en fintechs ontstaan er verschillende ecosystemen tussen banken, fintechs en consultants. Capco wil die ecosystemen in thesaurie management ondersteunen zodat ze treasure managers eenvoudige oplossingen kan bieden in een complexe financiële omgeving.
14 NOVEMBER 2019
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CAPCO HOUSTON NAMED TO HBJ BEST PLACES TO WORK LIST

This year, Capco’s Houston office was one of 25 medium-sized companies recognized by Houston Business Journal on its 2019 Best Places to Work list.
14 november 2019
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GOOGLE DEEPENS PUSH FOR FINANCIAL DATA WITH CITIGROUP TIE-UP

With the announcement of Google and Citi partnering to offer a checking-accounts service, many in the financial services industry are left wondering what this means for how big tech and banks will transform in the wake of these partnerships. Capco Partner Bryce VanDiver spoke with Bloomberg to offer insight into why Google made this play and what it means for the future of the industry. 
14 november 2019
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« UNE FENÊTRE D’OPPORTUNITÉ POUR ATTIRER DE NOUVEAU LES ACTIONNAIRES »

La directive SRD2 qui vise à favoriser l’investissement de long terme constitue, selon notre expert Daniel Geggioli, une fenêtre d’opportunités pour attirer de nouveaux actionnaires. De fait, si le texte est bien transposé, comme c’est le cas en France avec la loi Pacte, ceux-ci pourront se positionner durablement au cœur de la stratégie d’entreprise. 
7 november 2019
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LA LIBRA SONNE-T-ELLE LE GLAS DE LA SOUVERAINETE ECONOMIQUE DES ETATS ?

En quelques mois, le projet de Libra est devenu un enjeu majeur pour l’ensemble de la sphère économique, les banques centrales mais aussi les gouvernements. Olivier De Decker analyse les craintes exprimées à l’égard de cette nouvelle crypto-monnaie qui semble amorcer l’omni-présence des GAFAs, déjà incontournables dans de nombreux secteurs. 
6 November 2019
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CHINA FEARS WEIGH ON LAUNCH OF HONG KONG VIRTUAL BANKS

In a Financial Times article examining how ongoing street protests may impact the launch of Hong Kong’s virtual banks, Capco’s APAC Head of Digital Dan Jones notes that he expects the banks to take “a measured and more gradual approach” to the introduction of their new services.
4 november 2019
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EINE NEUE ÄRA FÜR DIE VERSICHERUNGSINDUSTRIE

Datenbasierte Geschäftsmodelle werden die Versicherungsindustrie in den nächsten Jahren revolutionieren. Neue Lösungen bieten enormes Potential für Unternehmen wie auch Kunden. Doch bei den Nutzern muss noch Überzeugungsarbeit geleistet werden. Wie die Versicherung der Zukunft funktioniert und welche Hürden auf dem Weg bestehen, erläutert Capco Partner Heiner Hoefer im aktuellen Risiko Manager.
4 November 2019
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BANKS 'MUST INNOVATE' PAST LOST OVERDRAFT FEES

Changes to overdraft charges mandated by the Financial Conduct Authority mean UK banks will need to adapt to protect profitability while also addressing their customers’ needs. Louise Main tells FStech that the new rules offer banks an opportunity both to create new revenue streams and become genuinely more responsible product providers.
29 october 2019
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EVOLUTION IN PAYMENTS: THREE LEADERS' PERSPECTIVES

The payments industry is evolving at a rapid pace, but what does the vision look like for transactions in the future? Capco Principal Consultant Daniela Hawkins speaks with The Green Sheet to discuss what compelled her to join the payments industry and how she sees payments and loyalty programs progressing in the years to come. 
29 OCTOBER 2019
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CAPCO BOLSTERS PRESENCE IN THE US WITH ATOM ACQUISITION

Capco has bolstered its presence in the United States with the acquisition of ATOM Solutions, a Texas-based IT consultancy focused on delivering services and solutions to companies in commodities trading.
28 October 2019
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CAPCO'S MIKE ETHELSTON SPEAKS TO HONG KONG ECONOMIC JOURNAL ON VIRTUAL BANKING IN HONG KONG

Interviewed in London by the Hong Kong Economic Journal, Capco UK Managing Partner Mike Ethelston spoke to senior reporter Michael Tung about the rise of UK challenger banks, the opportunities and challenges that now exist in the retail and business banking spaces, Capco’s participation in the design and build of RBS’s Mettle digital bank, and the lessons that might be learned by Hong Kong’s own new generation of virtual banks. [Article published in Cantonese].
25 October 2019
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HOW A CUP OF COFFEE LED TO A HOUSTON ENERGY DEAL

Capco’s Lance McAnelly on how a cup of coffee led to a key deal in the energy and commodities space . Read the Houston Business Journal’s coverage of our ATOM Solutions LCC acquisition.
24 october 2019
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THE FUTURE OF MORTGAGES IS DIGITAL - IS YOUR COMPANY READY?

Is your firm prepared for the digital mortgage revolution? As the burgeoning market for digitized financial offerings expands to the mortgage lending process, firms are increasingly refocusing their investment in tech projects and partnerships. Capco Principal Consultant Tsimona Mersie underscores the next steps for lenders looking to stay competitive.  
24 october 2019 
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RÉSISTER AUX TAUX BAS

D’après notre expert Daniel Geggioli, les groupes bancaires français ont tout intérêt à faire collaborer leur security services avec leurs autres pôles, notamment la banque d’investissement, afin d’améliorer le service fourni au client. En la matière, les groupes français ont encore une marge de progression par rapport à leurs homologues américains qui présentent un degré d’intégration plus avancé. 
21 OCtober 2019
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HOME EQUITY: A RE-EMERGING OPPORTUNITY FOR LENDERS

As rising home values and people staying in their homes longer contribute to increased home improvement spending, many homeowners are finding themselves with significant home equity. Capco's John Geertsema and Bob Cardwell outline how lenders can target this sizable market to serve the needs of their customers and cross-sell home equity products.
18 October 2019
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NEW DATA NEEDS LEAD TO NEW DATA JOBS

Capco Partner Chris Probert spoke to Waters Technology about data translators - or “data ninjas” - and their increasingly important role in addressing the gap between skills and experience within those organizations dealing with complex and poorly defined data. 
18 october 2019
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HERE'S HOW WALL STREET BANKS ARE CAUTIOUSLY OPENING THEIR DOORS TO THE POTENTIALLY $80 BILLION US CANNABIS INDUSTRY

With interest in marijuana-related businesses on the rise in the banking sector, Capco's Peter Dugas discusses how the SAFE Banking Act could open the market for competition, and how banks are cautiously approaching the opportunity.
16 October 2019
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CAPCO SURVEY FINDS ROBO LOSING OUT TO RELATIONSHIP FACTOR

Richard Lewis and Niral Parekh spoke to Wealth Advisor about Capco’s recent report, Quality of Service in Wealth Management: Making the Relationship Count, and its findings around digital innovation.
9 october 2019
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ADIEU L’EONIA, PLACE À L’€STER

Le remplacement de l’EONIA par l’Ester d’ici 2022 va bousculer la sphère financière. Cependant, selon Salwa Fariji, la période de transition prévue par le régulateur devrait permettre aux établissements concernés de se préparer en amont et d’écouler le stock de produits référencés sur l’ancien taux.
8 October 2019
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THE END OF LIBOR: THE BIGGEST BANKING CHALLENGE YOU'VE NEVER HEARD OF

Capco’s Murray Longton speaks to Reuters about the planned transition from the benchmark Libor interbank interest rate, which is predicted to impact an estimated USD340 trillion in financial loans worldwide.
3 october 2019
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« LE 100 % DIGITAL N’EST PAS POUR DEMAIN »

Les banques privées et de détail appréhendent-elles la digitalisation de la même façon ? Le sujet est stratégique pour ces deux acteurs qui doivent, selon notre expert Simon Eid, encore relever de nombreux défis pour adapter leur organisation. 
2 October 2019
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ECB LAUNCHES NEW LENDING BENCHMARK BASED ON OVERNIGHT DEALS

Capco’s Murray Longton speaks to the Financial Times regarding the launch of the European Central Bank’s new €STR lending benchmark. He notes that the real change for the markets will come once deals cease to be transacted using the established Eonia daily reference rate, which remains some way off.