Speaker Interview: Johannes Hennekeuser

Johannes Hennekeuser, Head of Digitrans, IMTF How close is the financial services industry to achieving standardisation in KYC and identity authentication processes? In the area of ID authentication we see considerable progress towards standardisation. In many countries, the practice of video authentication is already accepted by the regulator and has been implemented by many banks […]

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Speaker Interview: Timothy Vincent

Timothy Vincent, Solutions Engineer Manager EMEA, DataStax How will the increased use of open APIs shape the financial services market, and how will it impact different market players in both the short- and long-term? The increased use of open API’s will impact banking institutions of all sizes, opening up financial services and payments markets to […]

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Speaker Interview: Abe Smith

Abe Smith, Founder & CEO, Dealflo What is Dealflo’s role in helping financial services companies with the KYC process? Dealflo’s cloud-based solution allows financial services companies to fully digitise the transaction of customer agreements that carry risk, such as finance agreements, loans, mortgages, and life and pensions agreements. Dealflo’s technology helps financial services companies move […]

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I’m only human, after all (don’t put the blame on me)

Written by Simon Bussy on Tuesday 12 December 2017 © First published in thewealthnet, November 2017 “Maybe I’m foolish, maybe I’m blind Thinking I can see through this and see what’s behind Got no way to prove it so maybe I’m blind” Rag‘n’Bone Man is spot on. Maybe I am foolish. Maybe I am blind. Maybe I can’t see what I think is around […]

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Who can see your data? ☠

You’ve seen it: high-profile hacks have taken over the news. There’s so much that can be done with data gathered through KYC compliance, but you’re always looking at that dreaded data breach. We’ve asked our AML experts for their input on the best ways to prevent any sneak-peaks on client and company information: Decentralise your data – Determine […]

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E-musing … towards a new identity?

The recent Equifax breach has prompted renewed speculation about a possible successor to Social Security numbers for personal identification in the US. Has the time finally arrived for a new – and more secure – form of digital identity? A secure, universal identifier is intuitively appealing, but soon runs up against a couple of harsh […]

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