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UK challenger Monument partners with Mambu, AWS & Accenture

Monument, a UK challenger bank looking to tap Britain’s mass affluent population, has revealed its build partners – including Mambu, AWS and Salesforce.

The start-up says its “lego-like” platform rests on a cloud-based microservices architecture.

“We have been working closely with our chosen providers for some months now,” says chief operating officer, Steve Britain.

Global Trade’s New Normal: Why Banks Must Transform Trade Finance & Supply Chain Finance

Global trade is under unprecedented pressure from COVID-19 and geopolitical challenges, with supply chains affected by a range of factors firms cannot control. As liquidity dries up and the global economy shrinks, banks should prepare for higher levels of non-performing loans, and should find ways to move credit risk off their balance sheets. At the…

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Emerging tech in equipment finance: Hype or reality?

When it comes to whether emerging technologies like artificial intelligence (AI) and blockchain are practical for equipment finance, it depends on the application. That was the key takeaway from the recent ELFA 2020 Business Live! virtual convention panel discussion I had the fortune of being a part of. I joined host Deb Reuben of TomorrowZone and fellow…

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Why ISO 20022 is a seismic shift for payments

There’s no two ways about it: ISO 20022 is a complex new standard for financial services firms of every description. Inside that complexity lie some operational hurdles for payments players—but also tremendous opportunities. We can see why by looking at the ISO 20022 message format, which neatly encapsulates the high-level impact of the new standard.…

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Staging Ground: How Hong Kong could propel China’s fintech exports

Hong Kong could have a major role to play in supporting the overseas expansion of China’s fintech giants. The growth of China’s fintech giants in their domestic market has, until recently, been relatively unfettered by regulatory constraints. But the recent emergence of a more hands-on regulatory approach has created a degree of uncertainty about the…

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How to determine cloud strategy and get the most value

In my previous post, I wrote about the changing dynamics in the cloud conversation. But a conversation is just that—a conversation. It’s meaningless if banks don’t take action. In this post, I will outline the considerations for a successful cloud strategy, potential value and overall challenges. For more information, read our detailed report The Cloud…

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