August 16, 2017How Regulations are Transforming Digital Banking... for the Better

!Now that the Federal Council of Switzerland revised the Ordinance on the Electronic Signature, contracts signed digitally in Switzerland will have equal status as those with handwritten signatures starting in 2017. The new law takes into account increasing digitalization in the financial services industry and banks...

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August 10, 2017What Are the Business Benefits of Digitalization?

business-benefits-digitalAt Appway Sphere for Banking Singapore in June, senior private banking experts gathered to understand how new digital tools, work automation, and cutting-edge technologies can empower businesses and shape the future of banking. Various industry players along with senior Appway executives discussed and debated how digital...

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August 03, 20173 Things You Should Know Before Adopting a Chatbot

!We focus on the digital transformations of banks and get a lot of questions about the latest trends in technology. One question that keeps popping up: Where is the greatest potential for chatbots in banking?We heard it so much that we hosted a webinar, How to...

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July 27, 2017How to Successfully Navigate APAC’s Anti-Money Laundering Maze

AML-APAC-MazeEven in its second year of investigation, the flames of the 1Malaysia Development Berhad scandal are still burning strong. Malaysia’s Prime Minister, Najib Razak, is accused of funneling more than $900 million from a government-owned sovereign wealth fund into his personal bank accounts. Banks, bankers, politicians,...

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July 20, 2017Why New Governance, Risk, and Compliance Models Are Needed

new-grc-modelThe financial industry is experiencing serious changes. New market trends, disruptive technologies, evolving economic structures, and increasing regulatory requirements are pushing the sector towards business models that emphasize an ecosystem of holistic governance, risk, and compliance (GRC) management. As the financial landscape continues to transform, banks...

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July 13, 2017Why Deloitte’s New RegTech Solutions Are a Game Changer

gamechanger-deloitteBanking operates in an increasingly complex environment. Due to the increased need for compliance, margins are diminishing and costs are rising. To stay competitive, banks are looking at various ways to differentiate themselves, whether by specializing their products and services, adapting their operating model, or engaging...

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July 07, 2017The Client Journey: Pain Points and Segmentation

road-mountainsWhile “client experience” is an everyday industry term these days, this wasn’t always the case. When WealthBriefing published a research report on client experience in 2014, the term had plenty of firms scratching their heads. Today, many financial institutions have senior executives or whole departments dedicated...

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June 29, 2017The Age of the Customer, Featuring Forrester Insight

women-mobile-phonesIn our webinar, The Future of Banking: Adopting Innovative Technology, guest speaker Alyson Clarke from Forrester Research explored how groundbreaking technologies have empowered customers and given rise to a new era of digitalization. The smartphone is the most recent example of how technology can transform how...

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June 15, 2017The Future of Banking: Adopting Innovative Technology

innovative-future-technologyIn today’s world, nearly all financial institutions are in some stage of digital transformation. Technology, which has always been a part of every industry, also plays a big part in the banking industry’s ongoing digital transformation.When we look back on the past decade of technological development,...

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June 01, 2017How to Tackle Compliance in APAC

tackle-compliance-apac!At this year’s Innoxcell Annual Symposium in Hong Kong, Appway hosted a discussion session entitled Capturing and Preventing Anti-Money Laundering (AML) Risks with Client Onboarding and Reviews. I was joined by Samuel Lung from Ernst & Young to talk about how financial institutions in APAC can...

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