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November 12 · Issue #60 · View online
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Quote of the week:
“Online digital payments today are about $3 trillion. By 2020, three years from now, it’s supposed to be over $8 trillion”: Dan Schulman – President & CEO, PayPal

Financial Services
Emirates NBD: Dubai bank Emirates NBD begins operations in India
BNP Paribas launches WeChat Pay in Europe
SIX establishes EUR43 million venture fund as part of strategic overhaul
ABN Amro to debut digital wealth management business in Germany
MasterCard receives 2017 Global Shared Value Award
CIBC builds Messenger digital assistant for sending money overseas
CSDs develop model for DLT-based proxy voting aligned with ISO 20022
Bank of Amazon? Regulator Floats Idea of Merging Banks and Commerce
Banks join forces with energy giants on blockchain-based trading platform
Is the Bank of Amazon Coming? OCC Head Floats Merger Between Commerce and Banking
PayPal moves into crowdfunding
Challenger bank Aldermore recommends £1.1bn takeover offer
Top Stories from the Remittance Boom – Asia in Focus
Payments transformation: banks reveal why it is worth it– Finextra report
Bank of America Lays Foundation for Merchant Payments-Focused Lab
PayPal CEO: FinTech to change more in next 5 years than in the last 30
Intellect launches new core banking system
Bahrain to open dedicated FinTech hub
SocGen opens internal startup programme
China and Australia ink FinTech deal to share information
2018: Innovation Is a Corporate Game, Not Startup
Australian FinTech sector comes of age as revenues surge
Revolut applies for European banking licence
Progression of FinTech to FinServ
Facebook Messenger P2P payments arrive in the UK
SIA to open network nodes to R3 blockchain apps
Money Management App Yolt Integrates with Starling Bank
UK FinTech Cashplus Announces Banking License Plans, Radboud Vlaar
PSD2: An Opportunity to Innovate and Lead - BankInfoSecurity
Ontario preps FinTech sandbox
Sifma: cut red tape to help us fight cybercrime
Bank of Amazon? US regulator calls for rethink on separation of banking and commerce
Banks may have to reimburse customers who fall victim to push payment fraud
PSD2 And Open Banking Market: Analysis Of Opportunities Offered By High Growth Economies – MilTech
Key Hires
Goldman Names Stephanie Cohen to Replace Scherr as Strategy Head
Ex-CIA Director Joins MasterCard Cybersecurity
GAIN Capital Taps IG Group Veteran Alastair Hine as Chief Operating Officer
SIX Taps Jos Dijsselhof as its CEO, Succeeding Urs Rüegsegger
Mohammed Al Fardan Joins Ambrosus as Head of Middle East Region
Apttus adds two new members to its board of directors
M&A Activity
Funding Transactions
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