2016 Global Tech Report launched

Auto finance companies will face enormous changes in the way they operate in 2016 driven by an explosion of innovation resulting from the emergence of new technologies and an exponential growth in FinTech start-ups. These are the findings of the new 2016 Global Tech Report published by White Clarke Group this week.

2016 Global Tech Report launched

Feb 08, 2016

Auto finance companies will face enormous changes in the way they operate in 2016 driven by an explosion of innovation resulting from the emergence of new technologies and an exponential growth in FinTech start-ups. These are the findings of the new 2016 Global Tech Report published by White Clarke Group this week.


Watch the Global Tech Report Video - then download the report

Camden Fine warns of rising discord facing the FASB’s community bank accounting changes

With dozens of members of Congress weighing in against the Financial Accounting Standards Board’s (FASB) proposal to transform community bank accounting standards, the controversial plan is beginning to take on water. While community bankers have warned about the dangers of FASB’s proposal since it was introduced in 2011, the standards-setter has yet to heed the words of an industry that would have to radically change its accounting policies to the detriment of its customers.

Camden Fine warns of rising discord facing the FASB’s community bank accounting changes

Feb 08, 2016

With dozens of members of Congress weighing in against the Financial Accounting Standards Board’s (FASB) proposal to transform community bank accounting standards, the controversial plan is beginning to take on water. While community bankers have warned about the dangers of FASB’s proposal since it was introduced in 2011, the standards-setter has yet to heed the words of an industry that would have to radically change its accounting policies to the detriment of its customers.

Ron Meyer tells of the growing impact of the non-bank lender

Whether you refer to them as “shadow” or “sunlight” banks, alternative sources for credit funding have existed for decades in the financial services industry. Until the financial crisis, these non-traditional sources for lending experienced a steady increase in growth and revenues. During the crisis, like many traditional banks, these lenders scaled back their activity but have recently experienced exponential growth particularly in the consumer, residential mortgage, leveraged lending and small business arenas, with technology playing a major part in this growth.

Ron Meyer tells of the growing impact of the non-bank lender

Feb 06, 2016

Whether you refer to them as “shadow” or “sunlight” banks, alternative sources for credit funding have existed for decades in the financial services industry. Until the financial crisis, these non-traditional sources for lending experienced a steady increase in growth and revenues. During the crisis, like many traditional banks, these lenders scaled back their activity but have recently experienced exponential growth particularly in the consumer, residential mortgage, leveraged lending and small business arenas, with technology playing a major part in this growth.

Where are the challenges in global systems implementation?

Last November Andrew Denton, chief operating officer of CHP Consulting launched International Auto Finance Network's inspirational talks series with an amusing look at the challenges he has faced in his work at CHP Consulting, helping to manage some of the asset and auto finance world's largest and most complex system implementations. CHP have the deserved reputation amongst technology folk of 100% successful delivery of every project they start - so it is interesting to note where Denton believes the real challenges lie in large scale implementation programmes.

Where are the challenges in global systems implementation?

Feb 04, 2016

Last November Andrew Denton, chief operating officer of CHP Consulting launched International Auto Finance Network's inspirational talks series with an amusing look at the challenges he has faced in his work at CHP Consulting, helping to manage some of the asset and auto finance world's largest and most complex system implementations. CHP have the deserved reputation amongst technology folk of 100% successful delivery of every project they start - so it is interesting to note where Denton believes the real challenges lie in large scale implementation programmes.

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Linedata launches Linedata Mobil'Ekip

Linedata has launched its digital Linedata Mobil'Ekip solution with the aim of managing key tasks and information from mobile platforms, such as smart phones and tablets. It operates in conjunction with the core Linedata Ekip360 system.

Linedata launches Linedata Mobil'Ekip

Feb 03, 2016

Linedata has launched its digital Linedata Mobil'Ekip solution with the aim of managing key tasks and information from mobile platforms, such as smart phones and tablets. It operates in conjunction with the core Linedata Ekip360 system.

Close Bros Asset Finance sets the pace for the industry as staff nurturing plans expand

In 2014 Close Brothers Asset Finance (CBAF) increased its loan book by some 12% to £1.656 million (2013: £1.482.3 million). The 2013 figure itself represented a 12% growth over the previous year. At the same time, and quite apart from loan growth, CBAF successfully managed to differentiate itself in the marketplace – and from its competitors – in a series of unique corporate manoeuvres.

Close Bros Asset Finance sets the pace for the industry as staff nurturing plans expand

Jan 31, 2016

In 2014 Close Brothers Asset Finance (CBAF) increased its loan book by some 12% to £1.656 million (2013: £1.482.3 million). The 2013 figure itself represented a 12% growth over the previous year. At the same time, and quite apart from loan growth, CBAF successfully managed to differentiate itself in the marketplace – and from its competitors – in a series of unique corporate manoeuvres.

Fleet Logistics heads for the US in “year of consolidation”

After a record year in 2015 Fleet Logistics is looking at a year of consolidation in 2016, along with its first operational foray into the huge US fleet management market.

Fleet Logistics heads for the US in “year of consolidation”

Feb 02, 2016

After a record year in 2015 Fleet Logistics is looking at a year of consolidation in 2016, along with its first operational foray into the huge US fleet management market.

Steve Hanley argues that the age of traditional auto insurance is nearly over – and considers alternatives

Volvo says it wants to produce “death proof” cars by 2020. Tesla Motors’ Elon Musk says autonomous cars could be safer than human drivers within a few years. Some people even imagine there will come a time when human drivers are banned because computer controlled cars will be so much safer. If any of that is true, what will happen to the auto insurance industry?

Steve Hanley argues that the age of traditional auto insurance is nearly over – and considers alternatives

Feb 02, 2016

Volvo says it wants to produce “death proof” cars by 2020. Tesla Motors’ Elon Musk says autonomous cars could be safer than human drivers within a few years. Some people even imagine there will come a time when human drivers are banned because computer controlled cars will be so much safer. If any of that is true, what will happen to the auto insurance industry?

Jeff Longhurst argues that asset based finance supports 15% of all UK company turnover – a third higher than the European average

Pan-European data* shows that asset based finance supports businesses representing 15% of the UK’s economy**, ahead of an average of 10% of the economy across Europe.

Jeff Longhurst argues that asset based finance supports 15% of all UK company turnover – a third higher than the European average

Feb 02, 2016

Pan-European data* shows that asset based finance supports businesses representing 15% of the UK’s economy**, ahead of an average of 10% of the economy across Europe.

 

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