Fintech News Issue #75 July 6th, 2016

Issue #75 – seventy-five weeks of FinTech Weekly. Time to sit back and relax for a second. Enjoy this week's issue. Next week you will receive a special issue packed with conferences and event details. Thanks to all of you! – Michael and the FinTech Weekly team

Top Stories

    How I Robbed a Cash Machine
    by Soufiane Jbara

    Even if most of us are using cash less and less in our daily lives these days, fact is that it is much harder to track than digital transactions. Amine* is one of those people not afraid to take extreme and illegal measures for his cash. Nearing 30, he's currently employed in retail but supplements his income with some excessively lucrative robbing. He agreed to talk to me about one of his biggest jobs.

    As noted by the FCA, in terms of immediacy, much UK regulation derived from EU legislation will remain applicable until changes are made by the UK Government and Parliament post-Brexit.

    Considering the number of times the term “customer experience” is used in business circles every day — and often preceded by the word “the” — you would think it was a well-understood concept.

Top Events

    London has a thriving Fintech community. Our aim once again is to unite the world of Fintech in the world’s financial capital. Fintech Week is a series of conferences, workshops, hackathons, meetups and parties. Each day we focus on a different topic. Visit the FinTech Weekly Conference Page for your 15% discount!

    As Opal Group's flagship event, The Family Office & Private Wealth Management Forum has become Opal Group's largest family office event in the world. Discussions will cover a wide variety of investment topics including direct investing, impact investing, non-correlated assets, and more. Come join us this July--the forecast calls for fun, networking, and favorable prospects for preserving your family's wealth.

FinTech Articles

Podcasts & Videos

    Videos

    Bruno Cambounet, VP Banking and Financial Services, Axway, discusses the different approaches to PSD2 in different European markets, the interest of banks outside the SEPA zone – such as in the US – in the competitive implications of access to accounts, and the need for banks to be able to orchestrate open APIs to make payments a seamless part of bigger processes, while retaining flexibility to cope with future change.

    Podcasts

    Sam Maule hosts Breaking Banks in this episode, and interviews Duena Blomstrom, Leda Glyptis and Devie Mohan from London’s fintech scene. Plus, Radius talks virtual banking.

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