OCC’s Hawke Passes on Basel
Comptroller Hawke calls the Basel II Accord an overly-complex and unfinished effort that's unlikely to meet the planned 2006 deadline.
RBC Financial Connects with Vitria
Vitria has been adopted as a standard for RBC Financial for business process management, enterprise application integration, and workflow management.
Lending's Winding Road
Loan institutions are finding innovative ways to cope with a seismic shift in their business.
Charter One Chooses Quinlan as SVP & CIO; Riggs Promotes Kinard to EVP; Financial Objects Hires Watts; Shopenn Joins TouchPoint Solutions as VP; Former AIG Exec Sparks Named Wilmington Trust SVP; Capital One's Lawson Joins Valen's Board of Advisors
October was an interesting time for an American Jew in the media to visit Singapore for a conference of international bankers, particularly after hearing about the anti-Semitic speech by Mahathir Mohamad, former prime minister of neighboring Malaysia.
Card News Roundup
NTT Develops Multi-application Smart Card; Axalto's e-gate USB Smart Card; Visa Launches Smart Secure Storage; JCB Tests Biometric Authentication; Charter One Bank Launches MasterCard Gift Card; Bank of Finland Sells Setec Shares
BankAtlantic plays its card for point-of-sale and payroll.
The Far Side of the World
Wachovia's Global Trade Services Group, under the command of Hong Kong-based Steve Nichols, has deployed workflow and imaging technologies in order to master the complexities of the trade finance business.