Cybersecurity Days: The five ideas that resonated the most with us

Recalling the saying, “It’s not a matter of ‘if,’ but a matter of ‘when’,”  when it comes to cybersecurity, isn’t pessimistic. On the contrary, it’s fairly realistic. Technology developments are a gale that is constantly changing not only how we live but also how we are. With great advancements come …

When the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) comes to town

Let’s talk about money laundering, baby.   We bet that got your attention. But being connected to money laundering in any way is not the kind of attention that individuals, businesses and— arguably more importantly — financial centres like Luxembourg want. At all.   There was a funny post on social media …

The GDPR, one year after

“Virtue is more feared than vice, because its excesses are not subject to regulation of conscience” stated Adam Smith. Aren’t laws, after all, trying to limit any potential excesses of our conscience? Innovation and regulation are bound to play the cat-and-mouse game. And you can easily figure who tries to …

How finance gets personal, or the revolution of hyper-personalisation in Banking

  “Imagine if we, as a bank, could precisely know what each customer needs before they even articulate it. We could offer them financial products that they actually want, not just what we think they might need,” says Emily, a successful bank manager who is always eager to innovate.  She …

Content Marketing trends for a lasting relationship with your audience

In any relationship, romantic or otherwise, you usually establish trust when both sides consistently prove they are as good as their word. The same applies to brands. Content marketing is a powerful tool to build trust—and ultimately, a relationship­­—with your audience, but you’ve got to earn it first. You do …

Is it time for (re)insurers to crack the code on AML/CFT with artificial intelligence? 

Artificial Intelligence (AI) has caused revolutionary changes in the rapidly evolving fields of technology and finance. It brings unprecedented opportunities for innovation and efficiency, but it also introduces new challenges, especially when it comes to financial security.   Anti-Money Laundering (AML) is one critical area where the combination of AI …

What’s driving the new era for managed services in the alternatives investment industry?

According to our recent outsourcing study (we will come back to it later), 90% of Luxembourg’s financial centre outsources activities, confirming that outsourcing is more than just a hot topic, it’s a reality already well established in the financial sector’s organisation landscape. In addition, the market is increasingly looking to …

Empowering citizen experience: trends and strategies in Luxembourg’s public services

We start this blog entry with a trip down memory lane. Imagine you are back in 2012, waiting at the bus stop to get to work. It’s 7:48am, then 7:53am and finally 8:01am… Your bus was due to arrive at 7:40. ‘What the heck is happening?’ you wonder, your emotions …

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