A look at some of the key "people moves" from the past week, including Leon Stavrou (pictured), who's been promoted to head of business in Australia and New Zealand at Northern Trust.
A summary of some of the past week’s financial technology news.
The bank is rolling out a project using machine learning and natural-language processing for KYC and AML activities.
Climate, Brexit and ethical AI were all on the agenda at the massive conference this year, as cloud, cybersecurity and APIs remained major topics of discussion.
Swift’s Juliette Kennel talks about how APIs are evolving and expanding into the securities sector.
The API was recently made available to all registry customers, with plans to offer a 'proactive API' next year to push new and updated data.
Pérez-Tasso will take over from current CEO Gottfried Leibbrandt, who will step down in June.
Using the DTCC’s central trade manager platform, Bangkok Capital Asset Management can automate its post-trade process with almost 2,000 counterparties in 52 countries.
ASX plans to release the CHESS replacement in 2021 and the hope is to cut into Swift settlements.
WatersTechnology is reporting live from Sydney at the annual Swift conference.
The firm recently added Siam Commercial Bank to the network, allowing the bank to act as a clearing provider, and receive and forward on payments.
The vendor will use the A$11 million raised from its recent IPO to further develop its platform and experiment with additional use cases for its technology.
Investors can participate in the Kangaroo bond, dubbed ‘bond-i’ via the World Bank’s and CBA’s respective nodes.
Banks, looking for ways to cut costs and meet regulatory pressures, are increasingly turning to collaborative projects like utilities.
Open-source model will streamline entity verification processes and reduce data management costs.
More depositories are seen to join the initiative.
The group has defined product requirements for an e-voting solution based on DLT that includes common standards and principles.
The Depository Trust & Clearing Corp. appoints industry veteran Tim Lind to manage data services, following the departure of Ron Jordan in December 2017.
The key themes from this year's industry mega-event.
One-size-fits-all approach inappropriate, and interoperability is key, blockchain trial report finds.
A new reference data service from Belgium-based SWIFTRef enhances data quality for treasurers.
Financial messaging provider opens up Know Your Customer registry in bid to become standardized central utility.
Financial institutions can now use the registry even if they do not connect to Swift