Articles with tag: switzerland

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Raiffeisen Switzerland, CoCoNet work on service offering for the bank's corporate customers

News | Payments General | 20 Nov 2020

Raiffeisen Switzerland has teamed up with software provider CoCoNet to launch a joint project to introduce a new service offering for the corporate customers of the Raiffeisen banks.

Raiffeisen Switzerland, CoCoNet, partnership, bank, corporate customers, cash management, payment transactions, data exchange

SEBA Bank starts accepting Bitcoin Cash and USD Coin

News | Cryptocurrencies | 20 Nov 2020

SEBA Bank, a FINMA licenced Swiss Bank, has started accepting two new digital currencies to its digital ecosystem: Bitcoin Cash and USD Coin.

SEBA Bank, FINMA licenced Swiss Bank, Bitcoin Cash, USD Coin, stablecoin, cryptocurrency, Switzerland

Bilwee selects WISeKey's digital identification and security platform

News | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud | 13 Nov 2020

Switzerland-based cybersecurity company WISeKey has partnered with Bilwee, an Argentina based automatic collection and payment management platform company.

WISeKey, Bilwee, automatic collection, payment management platform, partnership, Argentina, Switzerland, digital identification, security platform, digital platform, invoicing, billing, South America, Latin America

EBA expects Basel standard-setters to rethink software prudential rules

News | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud | 10 Nov 2020

Banking regulator EBA has decided to soften capital impact of IT assets, but proposals are still out of line with US, according to risk.net.

EBA, Basel, standard setters, prudential rules, software, RTS, European Banking Authority, US, Switzerland, banks

Gazprombank gets Swiss approval for crypto services

News | Cryptocurrencies | 02 Nov 2020

Switzerland-based Gazprombank, a subsidiary of the Russian bank, has been approved by the Swiss Financial Market Supervisory Authority (FINMA) to offer crypto services.

Gazprombank, Swiss Financial Market Supervisory Authority, FINMA, cryptocurrency, Switzerland, Bitcoin

Libra's imminent launch is in the rumour mill

News | Cryptocurrencies | 30 Oct 2020

Libra, the Facebook-backed project, has reportedly been poised to launch in 2020, gathering a roster of big names from banking as well as enforcement, while scaling back on initial ambitions.

Libra, launch, Facebook, banking, regulated payments, cryptocurrency, HSBC, Credit Suisse, Finma, Switzerland, stable coins, single currency, multi-currency, payment tokens

Zalando acquires Swiss mobile body scanning developer Fision

News | Ecommerce | 20 Oct 2020

Germany-based retailer Zalando has acquired Switzerland-based software company Fision, with the aim to reduce the number of returns.

Zalando, Fision, online commerce, ecommerce, 3D body scan, personalised 3D body profiles, Switzerland, Germany, Europe, online retailer,

FlowBank selects Temenos SaaS to roll out Swiss digital bank

News | Payments General | 13 Oct 2020

FlowBank has selected Temenos Transact delivered as SaaS to power its new digital bank in Switzerland.

financial software, partnership, investment, digital bank, Temenos, SaaS, FlowBank, Switzerland, banking

NEC to acquire Avaloq for USD 2.2 bln

News | Cryptocurrencies | 05 Oct 2020

Japan-based IT company NEC has announced the acquisition of Avaloq, a Switzerland-based large software provider to banks, for USD 2.2 billion, according to Financial Times.

 

NEC, Avaloq, Japan, Switzerland, software provider, acquisition, blockchain, facial recognition, security, privacy

How to craft an ecommerce strategy for the post-COVID boom

Voice of the Industry | Ecommerce | 01 Oct 2020

James Booth of PPRO shares the company’s latest findings and learnings on the most prolific ecommerce segments and trends to be considered post-pandemic

James Booth, PPRO, ecommerce, ecommerce strategy, ecommerce trends, worls, electronic payment processing, COVID-19, social distancing, online shopping, merchants, delivery time, payment method, Europe, UK, France, Spain, Belgium, Italy, Switzerland, Netherlands, Germany, cart abandonment, global transaction engine,

Russia-based Sberbank joins blockchain trade finance platform

News | E-invoicing, SCF & E-procurement | 18 Sep 2020

Sberbank Switzerland, a subsidiary of Sberbank has joined a blockchain-based platform for commodity trade finance.

Russia, Switzerland, Sberbank, blockchain, trade finance, platform, commodity trade finance, subsidiary, Komgo, trade finance platform, trade finance service, digitisation, Commonwealth of Independent States, trade flows

Credit Suisse to roll out digital banking app

News | Online & Mobile Banking | 10 Sep 2020

Credit Suisse has announced plans to launch a digital banking app in October 2020 to challenge fintechs like Revolut in the Swiss bank’s home market.

Credit Suisse, digital banking, digital banking app, Revolut, N26, Switzerland, Swiss, banks, fintechs, challenger, digital wealth management, foreign transactions, CSX, banking app, online banking, traditional banking, incumbents

Sparbatze launches digital pension offering with partners Zuger Kantonalbank, additive, Qcentris

News | Payments General | 10 Sep 2020

Sparbatze, a digital pension Swiss FinTech, has launched a digital pension services, enabled through collaboration with Zuger Kantonalbank, additive, and Qcentris.

digital pension services, Zuger Kantonalbank, additive, Qcentris, banking, fintech, mobile app, Switzerland

SEBA Bank, Lightnet Group partner for joint venture

News | Payments General | 25 Aug 2020

Switzerland-based FINMA licensed SEBA Bank has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Lightnet, a Singapore-based fintech company.

SEBA Bank, Lightnet Group, joint venture, Switzerland, FINMA, SEBA Bank, Memorandum of Understanding, Lightnet, Singapore, fintech, settlements, remittances, fiat currencies, settlement banking network, account, custodian, digital currencies, MTOs, money transfer operators, unbanked, fragmentation

Credit Suisse seeks partnership with insurers

News | Payments General | 10 Aug 2020

Switzerland-based Credit Suisse has announced plans to expand cooperation with insurers, according to chairman.

Credit Suisse, Switzerland, insurers, cooperation, partnership, insurance, credit cards, events, retail clients, coronavirus, state backed loans, quick liquidity, banking services, retail business, Ping An, China

Swiss bank Basler Kantonalbank to offer crypto trading and custody services

News | Cryptocurrencies | 07 Aug 2020

Basler Kantonalbank, a Switzerland-based bank backed by the country’s government, has announced plans to offer crypto trading and custody services via its subsidiary Bank Cler.

Seba, Sygnum, Falcon, Vontobel, Switzerland, cryptocurrency, digital assets, Basler Kantonalbank

Sberbank structures rade finance deal with International Islamic Trade Finance Corporation

News | E-invoicing, SCF & E-procurement | 05 Aug 2020

Sberbank has structured a trade finance deal with the International Islamic Trade Finance Corporation (ITFC), a provider of Trade Solutions.

Sberbank, trade finance, International Islamic Trade Finance Corporation, ITFC, Trade Solution, banks, Switzerland, Russia, Egypt

UBL (Switzerland) AG selects the OLYMPIC Banking System

News | Online & Mobile Banking | 30 Jul 2020

ERI has announced that UBL (Switzerland) AG, the Zürich based subsidiary of United Bank Limited, the private commercial bank in Pakistan, has selected the OLYMPIC Banking System to run its core banking and trade finance operations. 

UBL (Switzerland) AG, OLYMPIC Banking System, core banking, trade finance

SEBA Bank to offer asset securitisation on the public Corda Network using DASL

News | Payments General | 16 Jul 2020

SEBA Bank, a FINMA licenced Swiss Bank, has announced plans to team up Digital Asset Shared Ledger (DASL), a liquidity network for digital assets.

SEBA Bank, FINMA licence, Swiss Bank, Switzerland, digital assets, Corda, Digital Asset Shared Ledger, DASL, tokenisation

YAPEAL chooses Marqeta to power its digital wallet

News | Mobile Payments | 13 Jul 2020

Switzerland-based digital fintech start-up YAPEAL has launched a digital wallet, powered by Marqeta’s card issuing platform. 

YAPEAL, Switzerland, current account, Visa, debit card, instant card, digital wallet, Google Pay, mobile payments, cards