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  • SIX and Nasdaq establish microwave data company

    The Swiss Stock Exchange is to establish a jointly owned company with Nasdaq with the aim of building the largest microwave data transmission network in Europe. The new company, RF Nordic Express AB w...


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    https://www.finextra.com/newsarticle/35592/six-and-nasdaq-establish-microwave-data-company7448
  • Stocks - U.S. Futures Surge Higher; More Stimulus Eyed

    U.S. stocks are set to push higher at the open Tuesday, continuing Monday’s strong gains, on tentative signs the spread of coronavirus is slowing as well as talk of more funds to support the bat...


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    https://www.investing.com/news/stock-market-news/stocks--us-futures-surge-higher-more-stimulus-eyed-21333617449
  • Crude Oil Retreats on Doubts Over Success of OPEC+ Meeting

    Oil markets fell back Monday, as investors reacted with disappointment to the postponement of a meeting of major oil exporters that had been expected to try and balance a flooded market. AT 8:45 AM ET...


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    https://www.investing.com/news/commodities-news/crude-oil-retreats-doubts-over-success-of-opec-meeting-21321767446
  • Dollar costs plunge in FX swap markets, still elevated onshore

    The cost of swapping euros and sterling for dollars in FX swap markets fell on Monday to the lowest in over a decade in a sign of success for central banks' operations, though some other indicator...


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    https://www.investing.com/news/stock-market-news/dollar-borrowing-costs-drop-to-lowest-in-decade-in-fx-swap-markets-21319567447
  • Nationwide cans business banking ambitions

    Nationwide has halted plans to enter the business banking market and returned £50 million in RBS bail out money to the Banking Competition Remedies Board. Last May Nationwide was awarded a &poun...


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    https://www.finextra.com/newsarticle/35576/nationwide-cans-business-banking-ambitions7444
  • Credit Suisse Says ‘Complete Loss’ Likely for Buyers of Oil ETN

    Credit Suisse (SIX:CSGN) has a message for investors in its triple-leveraged oil ETN: Buy at your own risk. The intraday indicative value of the VelocityShares Daily 3x Inverse Crude exchange-traded n...


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    https://www.investing.com/news/stock-market-news/credit-suisse-says-complete-loss-likely-for-buyers-of-oil-etn-21304127445
  • Stocks - Wall Street Manages Slight Gains After Lower Open

    U.S. stock markets opened lower but quickly rebounded on Thursday after another record-breaking rise in initial jobless claims underlined the scale of the damage being wrought on the U.S. economy by t...


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    https://www.investing.com/news/stock-market-news/stocks--wall-street-manages-slight-gains-after-lower-open-21290097440
  • Private banks may prove profitable partners for fintechs

    Hauck & Aufhäuser, one of Germany’s oldest banks, recently announced a partnership with savings marketplace Raisin, integrating the platform’s products into its own ecosystem. Thi...


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    https://www.finextra.com/newsarticle/35565/private-banks-may-prove-profitable-partners-for-fintechs7442
  • Stocks - Dow Slumps as Rising Infections Trigger Further U.S. Lockdowns

    The Dow plunged on Wednesday, a day after suffering its worst first-quarter loss ever, as fears over the Covid-19 pandemic intensified with several states going into lockdown to curb the outbreak. The...


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    https://www.investing.com/news/stock-market-news/dow-languishes-in-red-as-covid19-pandemic-continues-to-grip-stocks-21280537437

EVENTS

Conferences

ContentTECH Summit

CONTENTTECH SUMMIT

April 20-22, 2020
Our ContentTECH mission is clear: We want to show how the effective use of technology and better processes can help your strategic efforts to create, manage, deliver and scale your enterprise content and provide your customers with better digital experiences. Come to the ContentTECH Summit to learn ...

12th Global BANKING INNOVATION Forum & EXPO

12TH GLOBAL BANKING INNOVATION FORUM & EXPO

April 23-24, 2020
Different powerful forces are transforming the banking industry. New technologies, increasing customer expectations, demographical changes, open APIs, new market players, regulatory requirements, micro and macro-economic climate are together creating precondition for change. The 12th Global Banking ...

The Financial Brand Forum 2020

THE FINANCIAL BRAND FORUM 2020

April 27-29, 2020
The Financial Brand Forum is the world’s most elite conference on marketing, CX, data analytics and digital transformation in banking. The event is built exclusively for senior-level executives working in the financial industry, with a specific emphasis on those in marketing roles at retail ba...

American Mortgage Conference

AMERICAN MORTGAGE CONFERENCE

May 04-06, 2020
Join ABA and the North Carolina Bankers Association in Charleston, South Carolina as they bring together leading experts in the financial services industry, real estate bankers of every kind, policymakers and investors to discuss important issues in the mortgage field and analyze the current state i...

Housing Finance 2020

HOUSING FINANCE 2020

March 18-19, 2020
Housing Finance Conference and Exhibition 2020 will showcase the role of the finance professional in driving change across the sector, demonstrating innovative solutions you can use to access funding, maximize ROI and raise standards across your organization. Through diverse networking experiences a...

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A 'REAL WORLD' BLOCKCHAIN EVENT

March 11-12, 2020
Thank you to our partners, sponsors, exhibitors & speakers for their support and to you for attending! We hope you found the answers you were looking for, and enjoyed the conference sessions as much as we did! We had two brilliant days with thousands of technology professionals in attendance mad...

Mid-Winter Housing Finance Conference

MID-WINTER HOUSING FINANCE CONFERENCE

March 09-11, 2020
MBA's Mid-Winter Housing Finance Conference is your exclusive opportunity to join senior executives from across the country to discuss today's business pressures and strategize for tomorrow. Every March, our select group of presidents, CEOs, chairmen and executives representing business mode...

Future Digital Finance Conference

FUTURE DIGITAL FINANCE CONFERENCE

March 09-10, 2020
At Future Digital Finance, you’ll learn directly from real uses cases and the innovators who led the way, so you can reimagine what’s possible in digital banking. Come together with the brightest minds from the most innovative financial institutions in an intimate setting to shape the fu...

 

Webinars

APR 08, 2020 | 2:00-3:30 PM
MORTGAGE ACCOUNTING IV: HEDGE ACCOUNTING AND GAAP-REPORTING
This session takes a deep dive into the complexity of hedging accounting and the journal entry detail required by GAAP to correctly prepare financial reports for the NMLS and warehouse lenders. This is complex and important session that expands upon the information contained in the three p...
APR 08, 2020 | 1:00pm-2:30pm
ASSET-BASED FINANCING FOR PRIVATE EQUITY FUNDS: TOTAL RETURN SWAPS, STRUCTURED REPOS, AND SPV FINANCING
This CLE webinar will discuss three types of asset-based financing that are currently being used by private equity and hedge funds: total return swap (TRS) financing, structured repo financing, and special purpose vehicle/entity (SPV) financing. The panel will examine the documentation and...
APR 08, 2020 | 2 - 3 PM
THE IMPACT OF FINTECH ON BANKS
How can banks reduce branch distribution network expenses without harming the brand and client acquisition rates? Branch traffic is down because many bank services have become remarkably more efficient because of technology. This webinar will focus on how financial institutions must positi...
APR 08, 2020 | 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
UNDERSTANDING COMMERCIAL LOAN DOCUMENTS
This webinar was developed by a lawyer who has been teaching loan documentation for more than 25 years. Taught at a basic level (for bankers, not lawyers), the instructor will lead participants through all sections of the various required loan documents. The purpose is to create a deeper u...
APR 14, 2020 | 1:00pm-2:30pm
EXERCISING LOAN REMEDIES AFTER A DEFAULT: FORBEARANCE AGREEMENTS AND OTHER WORKOUT OPTIONS
This CLE webinar will provide lender's counsel with a framework for responding to commercial loan defaults. The panel will discuss remedies typically available under loan documents, creative approaches to deal with particularly troublesome loans, and issues the lender should consider b...
APR 14, 2020 | 11:00 am
INTRODUCTION TO COMMERCIAL LENDING
This webinar covers the basics of Commercial Lending and is a must for all new commercial lenders and/or those individuals who want to explore this vital discipline! This session will begin with a brief overview of “conventional” commercial lending versus SBA lending. Additiona...

WHAT’S NEW WITH UNITED STATES SALES AND USE TAX?
Regulatory change is happening at a faster pace than ever before in the world of tax, especially when it comes to the post-Wayfair sales and use tax landscape in the United States. Join us for a discussion of key sales and use tax developments and what to expect as we move into 2020. We’l...
TAX RESEARCH FOR THE FUTURE: AN EXCLUSIVE FIRST LOOK AT CHECKPOINT EDGE
Checkpoint Edge, the most intelligent tax research platform ever, gives you fast, accurate answers from a more fluid and intuitive user experience built to incorporate the latest in artificial intelligence. View the webinar for an exclusive look at how Checkpoint Edge can help researchers ...
THE CHALLENGE OF DATA
The Challenge of Data: How ONESOURCE Cut One Tax Department’s Processes in Half State Income Tax Manager Lashell Estes Shares How ONESOURCE Helped Her Tax Department Process Data and Deal With Tax Reform In her role as State Income Tax Manager at WestRock Company, LaShell Estes says the bi...
SIMPLIFY SALES TAX COMPLEXITY: MAKING THE BUSINESS CASE FOR AUTOMATION
Sales tax has never been simple, but now midsize companies are grappling with a level of complexity that had previously been reserved for large multinationals. With nearly every state in the US adopting some form of economic nexus policy after South Dakota vs. Wayfair, it’s become more cha...
RISING TO MEET THE TIDE ​
Rising to Meet the Tide: Understanding the Complexity and Uncertainty Facing US Multinational Enterprises and How Tax Departments Can Get Ahead of the Game In this webinar, we discuss how the two sources of change have introduced considerable uncertainty for US tax departments. Those two s...
THE WHY AND HOW OF DIGITALIZING TAX TECH EXPERT DISCUSSION: THE WHY AND HOW OF DIGITALIZING TAX TECH
With governments making substantial shifts to digitalization, have you started analyzing how digitalization will impact your tax team? Do not delay — incorporate tax technology into your tax team's day-to-day tasks. View this thoughtful roundtable discussing the pressing issues you need to...

RESOURCES

Nowadays, there are as many definitions of AI as there are companies trying to pitch AI solutions. So, how do coporations know how to incorporate artificial intelligence? When is the right time to use...

Is your data properly structured? Properly structuring data for tax provision Tax provisioning needs are becoming inherently more complex. The importance of accurate, real-time tax provisioning is onl...

Tax Technology Enables High-Performance From enhancing compliance to optimizing data to elevating strategy, the latest innovations in corporate income tax technology deliver both timely and accurate t...

Pressures on the tax function are everywhere, and they are growing in number and intensity. Here’s how tax professionals should respond....

Ventana Research finds to be successful, midsize businesses eventually must deploy dedicated software to manage the accounting close. Download Ventana Research’s Guide to Buying Close Management Softw...

The month-end close for many accounting teams is a labor-intensive, reactive process. There are, however, some simple ways to better organize your people, process, documents and reconciliations to str...

What happens when third party fintechs try to access banking data on behalf of their consumers, but each way has a different way of doing so? That’s exactly what’s happening in the U.S. ri...

FinTech industry has 2008 crisis to thank for its tectonic rise. A number of ingredients (e.g. cheap funding, mistrust for banks, availability of ex banking talent, etc) came together that turned last...

Covid-19 has had a huge impact on almost every area of our lives: from travel to shopping, the economy to health services. Understandably, these are emotive issues – things that we previously ma...