The shortlist for the Fintech Innovation Awards 2016 has been announced. Carefully selected by the expert panel of judges from hundreds of nominees, the full list of 68 finalists available to view here.
The winners — and, for some categories, highly commended finalists — will be announced at a an awards ceremony at The Brewery, London, on the 13th of April.
There is still an opportunity to attend the awards. To join the celebration of the 2016’s top fintech innovators, reserve your seat by contacting Stephen McMaugh at Stephen.McMaugh@bobsguide.com or call +44 (0) 208 0809 164. The number of tables is limited, so book now to avoid disappointment.
The Merchant Risk Council is a global trade association that brings together industry professionals in fraud, risk and payments. The conference saw speakers from the likes of from PayU, JPMorgan Chase, Google and Santander who all took part in educational sessions and spoke about where the industry is heading.
Booking travel arrangements online has never been faster, cheaper, or more convenient for consumers. The rise of smartphones in particular has resulted in an uplift in last minute bookings, and with the younger generation driving the digital shift, travel operators need to deploy mobile-first experiences, or run the risk of being left behind.
Eastern Europe is still very much a region finding its identity following the breakdown of the Soviet Union over 20 years ago. Countries in the region are at various stages of economic growth and payments infrastructure development, and the e-commerce landscape looks different as you cross borders.
The failure to keep pace with expanding compliance procedures has seen a rise in the number of financial penalties issued by regulators over the past few years. As anti-money laundering (AML), know-your-customer (KYC), counter-terrorism financing and other compliance obligations expand across different territories, organisations large and small have struggled to maintain adequate and comprehensive safeguards – often resulting in sizable fines and significant reputational damage.