Accuity has announced an agreement to become the first authorised re-distributor of Bank Identification Codes (BICs) under SWIFT’s new data licensing scheme. In addition to collecting these codes directly from banks worldwide, Accuity will now receive a direct feed from SWIFT, the assigning authority for BICs. Accuity receives the data feed directly from SWIFT and utilises this in its globally oriented payment reference data products, as well as SEPA products.
A report by broking group Marsh examines the repercussions from the administration of the South Korean company, which filed for bankruptcy protection at the end of August.
Global research by C2FO suggests that smaller businesses are less concerned with the repercussions of Brexit and the upcoming US presidential election.
A squeeze on skilled talent means it now takes an average of seven weeks to fill open permanent roles in finance in the UK according to new research from financial services recruitment firm Robert Half.
Early-stage merger and acquisition deals in Asia-Pacific show nearly 10% year-on-year growth in recent months.