The origins of LifeView: a look at MLC’s world first ‘legacy-free’ integrated platform21/09/2018 Patrick Buncsi News
With a sudden divestment by NAB and snap acquisition by Japanese insurance giant Nippon Life, MLC Life Insurance was faced with an immediate – and potentially existential – question: what to do with the impending shutdown of their digital operations platform – the backbone of the insurer's entire business?
MAS to mandate six cyber resilience measures for FSIs14/09/2018 Patrick Buncsi News
Singapore’s chief financial regulator, MAS, has issued a prospective list of six mandated cybersecurity compliance measures aimed at boosting FSIs' cyber resilience and guarding against cyberattacks.
Movers & Shakers | August–September, 201807/09/2018 Patrick Buncsi News
August saw a number of high-profile appointments and departures across the financial services sector, with noteworthy additions to Westpac, AMP, and Standard Chartered Bank.
Trust in FSIs hits new low, customers seek alternatives03/08/2018 Patrick Buncsi News
Trust in Australia’s financial services industry has taken a battering, with nearly one in three customers revealing their confidence in the industry has deteriorated significantly, according to a recent survey by Deloitte and Salesforce.
Movers & Shakers | July–August, 201803/08/2018 Patrick Buncsi News
July saw a number of high-profile appointments and departures across the financial services sector, with noteworthy additions to Macquarie, NAB, and OCBC Bank.
MAS urges FSIs to tighten customer verification after SingHealth breach25/07/2018 Patrick Buncsi News
The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) has issued an urgent notice to financial institutions to bolster their customer verification processes in the wake of the SingHealth data breach.
OCBC to replace tellers with digital ‘mini branches’24/07/2018 Patrick Buncsi News
OCBC Bank has announced it will halve the number of teller staff in its branches by 2020, replacing human personnel with digital service kiosks across 35 of its Singapore outlets.
Bankwest to close east coast branches, refocus on digital18/07/2018 Patrick Buncsi News
Bankwest has announced the closure of 29 east coast branches, saying it will redirect investments to its digital and mobile offerings.
Movers and Shakers | June – July18/07/2018 Patrick Buncsi News
June saw a number of high-profile appointments across the financial services industry and government agencies, with noteworthy additions to CBA, ANZ, Manulife and Maybank.
Fintech incubator Stone & Chalk launches east coast ‘mega-hub’18/07/2018 Patrick Buncsi News
Australia’s largest fintech innovation hub, Stone & Chalk, has announced the launch of a new Melbourne base, cementing its place among Asia-Pacific's leading start-up incubators.
CBA gets Wiise with co-developed business management platform18/05/2018 Anonymous News
The Commonwealth Bank of Australia (CBA) has teamed with tech giant Microsoft and auditor KPMG to develop a new cloud-based business management software for small to medium enterprises (SMEs).
ANZ appoints Alexis George deputy CEO10/05/2018 Patrick Buncsi News
Alexis George has been appointed deputy chief executive of ANZ, succeeding Graham Hodges who is set to retire after 27 years at the bank.
ANZ & Suncorp NZ team with IBM to build insurance blockchain01/05/2018 Anonymous News
ANZ, New Zealand’s biggest bank, has joined forces with Suncorp NZ and tech powerhouse IBM to develop a ‘first of its kind’ blockchain solution for New Zealand insurers.
Movers and Shakers | April – May 201801/05/2018 Patrick Buncsi News
April saw a number of high-profile appointments and departures across the financial services sector, with noteworthy additions to AMP, the RBA, and HSBC.