Exim Bank Open Subject to Senate Approval

This post references an article originally written by Andrew Ackerman for The Wall Street Journal, published on June 18, 2019. Representative Maxine Waters and Representative Patrick McHenry reached an agreement on Tuesday night which would keep Ex-Im Bank open for another 7-years. The agreement will allow the bank to remain operational and at the same […]

Acquisition of TSYS is Indicator of Increased Innovation in Payment Tech. Industry

This post references an article originally written by Robert Armstrong for the Financial Times, published on May 28, 2019. Global Payments recently acquired TSYS—the result of a $2.5bn all-stock deal. The acquisition comes as a wave of consolidation sweeps through the payment technology industry. Jeff Sloan, chief executive of Global Payments, attributes this consolidation cycle […]

The Need for FX Rate Integrity® Within Integrity Compliance Principles

Integrity Compliance, in essence, is a set of standards imbedded in a company’s values for the purpose of ensuring the ethical and fair execution of business practices. The addition of integrity compliance within a company’s overall business policies can also help maintain healthy third party relationships. While integrity compliance policies focus on internal controls, it […]

Checkout.com’s Unstoppable Presence Represents the Growing Importance of Data Analytics in Banking Services

This post references an article originally written by Peter Rudegeair for The Wall Street Journal, published on May 25, 2019. The Wall Street Journal published a story on Guillaume Pousaz, the young CEO of Checkout.com—an international provider of online payment solutions. The site, launched in 2012, serves as a platform for companies to process and […]

Banks Apprehensive to Adopt MiFID, Raising the Question of Client-Bank Trust in Forex.

This post references articles originally written by Eva Szalay for the Financial Time, published on May 15, 2019 and Patricia Kowsmann for Market Watch, published on May 16, 2019. Backed by the Association for Financial Markets in Europe (AFME), global banks are fighting MiFID regulation requiring them to disclose information regarding foreign exchange markups and […]