Fintech Analyst Report - Issue 264

Sarah Mason

27 July 2022

In this week’s newsletter, we take a look at whether financial institutions are doing enough to educate consumers on ways to protect themselves against scammers, how insurers are harnessing data lakehouses and how commercial banks are using blockchain technology. Meanwhile, what lessons can the US learn from the EU’s ESG expansion?

Aite-Novarica: Rise in scams could leave financial institutions liable for losses  
A rise in consumer scams has revealed that fraudsters are finding new ways to exploit their victims. It’s essential that consumers are educated on the threat landscape as regulators seek to make financial institutions liable for losses.

Celent: What BMW’s subscription model could mean for payments
BMW's decision to start offering subscriptions for the use of what was previously standard equipment has deeper implications for the payments industry.

Mercator Advisory Group: The value of blockchain for payments
Away from the blockchain buzz, financial services organisations are leveraging the power of blockchain technology and stablecoins to accelerate payments processes.

Celent: Unlocking the US’s ESG potential with a European approach
The US ESG market continues to expand, but the global market share for US ESG funds continues to hover around 1%, paling in comparison to the UK/EU. What can the US learn from the regulatory foundations the EU has put in place?

Omdia: Assessing customer engagement platforms for insurers
With a direct link between customer engagement and customer retention, insurers are looking to customer engagement platforms to improve CX. This report ranks the top ten vendors on the market.

Aite-Novarica: The power of the data lakehouse for insurers
Technological advancements in the insurance sector have enabled the data lakehouse to become a practical solution for insurers, meeting their data and analytics needs.

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