Our researches and analysis on Transaction Banking

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Australian banks show indifference towards AML/CTF rules

Many Australian banks have shown disinterest towards anti-money laundering and counter-terrorism laws, compounded by the Australian Transaction Reports and Analysis Centre’s initiative towards lack of compliance.

     
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How digitisation powers DBS to profitability

While much of the focus for quarterly results at DBS was on profits and non-performing loans, the impact of digitisation on expense reduction was striking and the bank’s plans for the next ten years pave the path towards even greater efficiency.

     
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Will artificial intelligence take over your banking job?

Pathik Gupta, an associate partner and regional head of wealth management for Asia Pacific at McLagan, discusses the future of jobs in the financial services industry.

     
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"I’m not going to anticipate an impact from the Trump administration, as they…

Barney Frank, an ex-congressman of the United States, key architect and part-namesake of the Dodd-Frank Act, speaks to The Asian Banker about US President Trump’s attempts to change the bill, which he described as a “disaster”. In February,…

     
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At odds with Dodd-Frank

In a matter of weeks US President Donald Trump’s administration will lay bare how they wish to regulate banks and markets. After months of scathing remarks about the Dodd-Frank Act, any clarity on exactly how Trump wishes to overhaul the…

     
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Micro-jurisdictional risk: One of AML’s missing links

High level jurisdiction risk assessments alone are often too broad in scope to include in anti-money laundering policies; Micro-jurisdictional risk analysis could help allay model bias.

     
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Working together to leverage Asia’s trade opportunities

Michelle Hui, head of trade business development, Asia Pacific, treasury services, BNY Mellon, discusses the complex trade environment and how collaboration can help fuel trade.

     
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Blockchain - Moving from hype to reality

Investments and interest in distributed ledger technology have been rising rapidly as new use cases emerge to harness its potential. The technology is nonetheless still at an early stage with many hurdles to cross, possibly five to seven…