The Economist Events’ Finance Disrupted Conference Comes to London To Explore Major Fintech Issues

The Economist Events is pleased to announce that its 2017 Finance Disrupted conference will be held on January 25, 2017, at St. Pancras Renaissance Hotel in London. The conference brings together today’s most disruptive entrepreneurs, industry leaders,…

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New Chair and Board Members of ISITC Announced for 2017 – 2018 Term

ISITC (The International Securities Association for Institutional Trade Communication), the industry trade group focused on standards in transaction processing and related communications, today announced that Erica T. Choinski, Vice President at Brown Brothers Harriman & Co.,…

Romeo Lacher appointed new Chairman of the Board of Directors of SIX

SIX Financial Information The Board of Directors of SIX has appointed Romeo Lacher its new Chairman with immediate effect. Romeo Lacher has been chairing the Board of SIX on an interim basis since 1 October 2016. He has many years of management experience in national and international banking. He succeeds Alexandre Zeller,…

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UK banks are losing half of new online account applications due to outdated ID checking processes

Identity confirmation provider HooYu today released its Digital Banking Benchmark Report. The report analyses the online account opening performance of five of the UK’s top retail banks to investigate where banks can improve their online account opening processes.

On average, only 53% of…

Tom Middleton to head Quantitative Research and Product Development

itarle UK Ltd (itarle), the leading independent provider of multi-asset Best Execution Technology, has appointed Tom Middleton to head its Quantitative Services Department.

A Cambridge PhD and Olympic rower, Tom was a founder member of the team developing the first set of algorithms at Citigroup….