THE ARRIVAL OF INSTANT PAYMENTS

P1100147WE were pleased to work with Banking Technology magazine on an interview with Javier Santamaria of the European Payments Council, discussing the arrival of SEPA SCT Inst payments, which has the potential to transform the payments landscape in Europe – life just got faster!

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SMALL EXCHANGES

37042905641_07fa7342f6_oSMALL stock exchanges play a key role in the financial system. Here’s a piece we wrote for the  Chartered Institute of Securities & Investment’s Review magazine.

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Disruptors and banks – GT News

P1100395AS ALWAYS, it was a pleasure working with Earthport on the post-Money2020 wrap-up. This piece was produced for GT News.

Two years ago, there was a degree of agitation between the new kids on the block, the fintechs, and those staid, suit-wearing bureaucrats – the bankers. The fintechs talked of eating lunches, kicking the banks in the rear and creating a new world that turned the old upside down. In 2016, there was something a shift towards working together and the word “collaboration” could be heard in dialogue between market players. Now, we are in the “summer of love” period, the year of reciprocity, of mutual respect and joint ventures.

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Money2020 review for Deutsche Bank

P1100386MONEY 2020 was another step along the way towards creative co-existence between the disrupters and the traditional world of banking, which has woken up to the threat of financial technology and is talking boldly about “transformation” and “reinvention”.

Isherwood Editorial provided a review for Deutsche Bank.

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Insight on China

(SP)CHINA-TIANJIN-SOCCER-CSL-AXEL WITSELISHERWOOD enjoys working with a broad range of clients and our latest work with KPMG’s Football Benchmark was published this week by Soccerex. We provide editorial support to KPMG and it dovetails nicely with our Game of the People site.

Click here to see the Soccerex article on China