Vendor management

The partners that can help Fed speed launch of real-time payments

09/23/20

The central bank must engage core processors, community banks and The Clearing House if it wants to move quickly on building out its FedNow system.

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The questions credit unions must ask when choosing technology vendors

09/04/20

Institutions considering new technologies must ask themselves what they're looking for not just from a product but from a partner.

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Colo. 'true lender' settlement is path forward for bank-fintech partnerships

08/31/20

The agreement between Colorado authorities, marketplace lenders and banks offers a way to structure partnerships without triggering the wrath of state regulators.

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The risks and rewards of partnering with Amazon

08/24/20

Banks can capitalize on Amazon’s ambitions by teaming up to launch financial products and services aimed at coveted customer segments. But they should beware the legal and regulatory pitfalls.

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Check your toolbox before chasing new (and expensive) modeling systems

08/11/20

Many banks buy modeling tools from vendors to help detect new areas of risk, fraud and profitability without realizing their existing systems are capable of doing the same.

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Are banks prepared for employees to work off-site indefinitely?

08/10/20

Many will need to ramp up security protocols and reconsider which services require a high-tech versus human touch.

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FDIC floats certification program for fintechs working with banks

07/20/20

The agency's request for information seeks comment on the idea of the FDIC partnering with a standards-setting organization to develop best practices for technology firms, among other things.

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Banks and fintechs need each other more than ever

07/16/20

The coronavirus pandemic has exposed weaknesses even at well-established fintechs. They could become more resilient by partnering with traditional financial institutions.

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What ransomware attacks on vendors mean for banks

05/26/20

Cybercriminals have targeted at least four financial services technology companies in recent months, potentially giving hackers back-door access to clients. Here’s how banks can guard against that.

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Bisignano’s priorities as Fiserv CEO: Bond with banks, invest in tech

05/13/20

Incoming chief Frank Bisignano downplays any pressure to find $1.2 billion in cost cuts promised to shareholders from the acquisition of First Data. Instead he emphasized his track record of producing revenue growth and pledged to keep funding innovation projects.

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