27 February 2015

Post-trade & ops

Ian SutherlandKellian Consulting - London

Practice Makes Perfect?

23 February 2015  |  979 views  |  1  |  Recommends 0

When a consulting firm says it has a "practice", what does that really mean? If you are asked to join a practice what can and indeed should you expect? Many progressive consultancies, offer the fact that they have "practices", based on areas of expertise as part of their proposition to clients and to potential employees and asso...

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Prashant MalikIBM UK - London

Summary of Risk Mitigation Standards for Non-Centrally Cleared OTC Derivatives

18 February 2015  |  3479 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

Following a consultation process to a proposed report, late last month the International Organization of Securities Commissions (IOSCO) published its final report outlining standards to help reduce risk in the non-centrally cleared OTC derivatives markets. The report, titled “Risk Mitigation Standards for Non-Centrally Cleared OTC Derivatives,” ha...

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Jake SweeneyGresham Computing - Sydney

Data migration: reconciliation holds key to success

02 February 2015  |  1371 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

When you think of reconciliation software you’re most likely to associate it with reconciling financial transactions such as cash and stock records. An area that isn’t so obvious is the use of reconc...

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Mitzi PryceGFT - London

Remediation... bring out your dead

29 January 2015  |  2858 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

As the frosts of winter really begin to bite, many of the mammoth remediation programmes surrounding the mis-selling of interest rate hedging products (IRHPs) are nearing their end. Since the problem ...

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David PearsonFidessa - London

Building on sure foundations

28 January 2015  |  1950 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

Discussing the FIX post-trade workflows with a senior operations technologist recently, he asked me “why FIX?”. It’s a great question; after all FIX has been around for 20 years! FIX dominates the fro...

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Julien LimacherCapco - Paris

The utility model to the rescue of banks' profitability

22 January 2015  |  2171 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

It’s 2015 and banks are struggling to find pre-crisis levels of profitability. Since 2007, return on equity has been nearly halved and prospects of growth remain uncertain. The result? Banks have no c...

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John MayrSimCorp Ltd - London

EMIR: getting buy side data ducks in a row

22 January 2015  |  2852 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

2014 was a challenging year of regulatory implementation for the buyside, beginning in February with the first European Market Infrastructure Regulation (EMIR) deadline (matters were little helped by ...

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Luis Morales AlonsoBBVA - Madrid

The Salamander: Visualising Critical Banking Operations

22 December 2014  |  3088 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

Understanding internal operations is crucial in financial services. Are public interfaces running smoothly? Are the back-end business systems as productive as they could be? Are infrastructure resourc...

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Carl BonesGFT - London

Eating our own dogfood...

12 December 2014  |  4072 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

...using the principles of operational excellence for IT The first two blogs of this series examined how we can design from the outset for operational excellence, when given the luxury of doing so, an...

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Streamline operations for compliance

03 December 2014  |  1822 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

Risk management has been transformed beyond recognition in the past few years. The regulatory wave unleashed by the 2008 financial crisis has created a need for a new layer of operations for implement...

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