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What Got You Here Won’t Get You There

Even as regulators step up their scrutiny of bank compliance, fraud and money laundering schemes are getting more and more sophisticated. Banks therefore have no choice but to elevate their crime-detection and crime-fighting capabilities. Defence mechanisms will increasingly include more powerful analytical models, AI and the aid of financial crime regtech specialists.

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Deepfake Frauds: Will Banks be the Next Stop?

Where there’s money, there’s crime. Trust fraudsters to leverage new technology in their commitment to gain access to accounts, or to set up accounts or steal money. It is just a matter of time before deepfake becomes another new normal for digital rogues to defraud banks.

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Launched! New IBM LinuxONE Servers Now Available to Help Clari5 Customers Reduce Their Energy Consumption

We are excited to share that IBM LinuxONE Emperor 4 will be available globally on September 14, 2022, and Clari5 clients will have the opportunity to reduce energy consumption while reaching sustainability targets. IBM and its partners are helping clients, including those in regulated industries such as financial services, build a modern environment that is designed to improve business agility and reduce overall costs. ISVs can leverage the next generation of IBM LinuxONE’s highly secured and sustainable platform to deploy software across environments.

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Creating Frictionless Banking Customer Experiences During Demanding Times

The pandemic has been having a mammoth socio-economic impact on almost every conceivable aspect and the banking sector too has not been immune. The crisis has put certain critical aspects of the banking universe in the spotlight, including that of customer experience – a vital factor during extreme times. Imperative therefore to re-visit how customers’ digital experiences can be made frictionless during an exceptionally difficult phase.

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Is Fighting Financial Crime a Tougher Challenge For Challenger Banks?

Challenger Banks have undoubtedly been a great idea as they have redefined banking with a brand-new model. But they cannot side-step the foundational principle, i.e. banking is a business of trust – something that can be impacted with just one unexpected incident. While their innovative customer-centric strategies make Challenger Banks agile and responsive, the rush to make customer onboarding fast and effortless also makes them more vulnerable to the growing threat of financial crimes.

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What More Can Mission-driven Banks Do To Tackle Financial Crime?

A recent survey by the National Center for Public Opinion Surveys under the King Abdulaziz Center for National Dialogue revealed that 62% of Saudis are exposed to attempts of financial fraud. About 28% of those who were exposed to financial fraud attempts said that there was a relationship between the financial fraud attempt they had been exposed to and a previous activity they had done.

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Tackling Money Mule Frauds During Covid- 19

There’s a rise in fraudsters taking advantage of the socio-economic conditions created by the COVID-19 pandemic, to pull off money mule scams. Besides stealing economic stimulus payments and unemployment benefits, money mule fraudsters are flourishing on opportunities during the crisis.

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Ciao Dear Cheque! By when will the brave survivor of the digital era depart?

Cut to the beginning of the last decade when the cheque began going through an existential crisis. With digital payments rapidly creating a cashless economy, the cheque has begun heading for the exit door. But there are vast populations that still rely on cheques for transferring funds, so a complete shift to a cashless / paperless economy & society is still a little away.

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What Stops Banks From Creating ‘Segment of 1’ Personalized Experiences?

Trust, in-person interactions, reasonably good response levels, absence of alternative options – were some of the reasons that brought people to banks before the era of digital and banking domain monopsony. The strategy worked well and it helped create predictable growth and profitability – until the level playing field tilted.

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