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Financial Solutions
  • 19 Oct 2018

    Excellence in compliance

    Julia Lannerheim, Risk and compliance officer, Arvato B2C Finance, has been included on Legal 500’s prestigious list of Sweden’s 80 best in-house lawyers. Julia joined Arvato in spring 2017, and has a background at Nordic payment firm Bambora, the Swedish bank SEB, and at Vinge a top-tier law firm, based in Stockholm. Working at Arvato When I started at Arvato, it was the combination of...
  • 12 Feb 2018

    Insurers: There’s no reason to fear the EU GDPR

    The bad news first: Insurers are required by no later than 25 May 2018 to provide their customers with more extensive information than before about the transfer of their data, even in the case of credit inquiries and as early as the application process. We recommend a one-page information sheet or – if contracts are processed digitally – a link to the required information. The same applies to...
  • 08 Dec 2017

    Just how radical is PSD2 really?

    With the revised Payment Services Directive (PSD2) set to come into force in the new year, much has been made of how banks will be nervously looking over their shoulders. And with good reason given that they will be forced to share their customers’ data with a host of new players looking to compete with them across a range of financial products and services. These include account information...
  • 06 Dec 2017

    GDPR is not just about compliance

    How did data protection become the words on everyone’s lips? The concept must have received more attention in the past year than the whole previous decade. Frankly, before the GDPR, the issue of data protection was not given much thought at all in most businesses. So, why the change? Well, the regulation’s draconic maximum fines have surely contributed – up to 20 MEUR or 4% of last...