22 December 2014

Post-trade & ops

Carl BonesRule Financial - London

Eating our own dogfood...

12 December 2014  |  2466 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, and then moved on to see how we can leverage existing data sources when we don’t have that luxury. In this final blog, I’d like to see what lessons we c...

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Tobias TemmenCapco - Frankfurt

Streamline operations for compliance

03 December 2014  |  1260 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 implementations of these legal requirements. Most banks are already improving their operations by throwing teams at the ‘deep end’ of run-the-bank and change-...

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Orit Nathan MahalalBanc De Binary - Limassol

Supply and Demand: The OPEC Dilemma

27 November 2014  |  1779 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

Factors driving down the price of oil causing deep divisions among OPEC nations! To many, it is known as black gold - the thick sludge that gushes out of wells across the Middle East, where a huge por...

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Amit AgrawalAxiomSL Pte Ltd - Singapore

Risk Ratios

22 November 2014  |  1648 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

I thought let us talk about some of the rules and its impact on different regions Basel liquidity rule Covers : Banks worldwide What it does : Requires banks to hold enough cash or assets which can me...

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Paul McPhaterMarkit - London

Another Lehman’s legacy: connecting the data dots

19 November 2014  |  1599 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

Look back to Lehman’s and regulators uncovered 2,985 legal entities operating across 50 countries. No one understood their counterparty relationships with the rest of Wall Street or across the globe. ...

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Anna MonteiroSolutions Atlantic, Inc. - Boston

Can You Teach an Old Dog a New Trick?

19 November 2014  |  1141 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

This question is fundamental in so many areas of life and business. When faced with the decision to change direction in favor of something new or continue with what has provided support for years, we ...

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Cliff PattersonReconciliation Solutions - London

Schema Valididation and Enhanced Reconciliations

19 November 2014  |  1650 views  |  2  |  Recommends 1

Based on the work I have done on reconciliations for some of the largest investment banks in the world, including those in America, Canada and the UK I'm convinced that there is room for improvement i...

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Spiros GiannarosMarkit - Boston

Life after the commodities boom

18 November 2014  |  1465 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

Data is one of the world’s most precious commodities. And companies dealing in commodities are facing ever complex data sets, more regulations, tighter trading timelines and depressed markets. Those l...

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Bill BlytheGresham - London

Taking a best practise reconciliation approach to IBOR

12 November 2014  |  2325 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

While there’s general consensus across the buy-side regarding the value IBOR can deliver to investment firms, the debate over how best to implement it still rumbles on. There are many challenges in pr...

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Alexander ChanCapco - Hong Kong

The Rubik's cube of APAC regulation

28 October 2014  |  2001 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

AML. Dodd-Frank. OTC Derivatives reform. The Volcker rule. Basel IV. FATCA. GATCA. The list goes on but the introduction of new local and global regulations shows no signs of abating. Against this bac...

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