30 September 2014

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Wolfgang Fabischb-next - Herford

Compliance is more than Regulatory Reporting

29 September 2014  |  664 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

When a new financial regulation is issued, one of the first things that a Compliance team will look at is the requirement for reporting to regulators. Changes may be needed to internal applications and information systems in order to be able to produce the required reports. As more investment firms today look to outsource administrative functions...

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Steve GrobFidessa - London

Clear danger ahead

26 September 2014  |  977 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

As the regulators push us towards centralised clearing for OTC derivatives they may actually be making the world distinctly less safe. At face value it makes obvious sense; if one party defaults the CCP steps in. As always, though, the problem lies in the detail but this time not too far below the surface. The first problem concerns the efficien...

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Wolfgang Fabischb-next - Herford

Back-of-a-spreadsheet Compliance Management

22 September 2014  |  1576 views  |  3  |  Recommends 0

When a new financial regulation starts to appear in draft form, getting to grips quickly with its most critical elements is vital, in order to gather the spirit of its intentions as well as to be able...

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Luke TriggRule Financial - London

Small Data - it's not Big...but it is clever

19 September 2014  |  1232 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

Natural language document processing of counterparty contracts sounds like another Big Data problem, but at its heart this is really about very ‘Small Data’. Banks are interested in a solution to assi...

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Markus SanderCapco - New York

The emerging global renminbi clearing infrastructure

10 September 2014  |  1882 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

RMB (renminbi) is poised to broaden its reach and influence as a true global currency. China is establishing its first official Europe-based renminbi clearing bank in London, after a recent visit of t...

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Paul ClapisSunGard - London

Why Payment Operations Should Go with the Cash Flow

28 August 2014  |  2190 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

Thanks to a combination of external and internal pressures, the intraday monitoring and optimization of cash positions is now de rigeur for banks. As a result, cash managers are becoming increasingly ...

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Paul ClapisSunGard - London

Investing in the Excellence of Reconciliation Services

28 August 2014  |  2162 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

For banks, investing in a centralized reconciliation factory has become a popular way to build a best-practice reconciliation environment. Time after time it's also proven to be a wise and worthy inve...

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Paul ClapisSunGard - London

Intraday Liquidity: Creating Competitive Advantages Part 1

27 August 2014  |  1665 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

A raft of new liquidity regulations are changing the face of cash management. While some may view these regulations as an inescapable duty, compliance with these requirements has the potential to add ...

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Paul McPhaterMarkit - London

No matter the regulation, recourse to taxpayer off the table

26 August 2014  |  2385 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

The Fed is unhappy with the living wills of 11 big banks in the US and has now upped the ante. Fix it by July 2015 or face tougher rules. Lots of regulations complement other efforts to improve the in...

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Paul McPhaterMarkit - London

EDM blindspots: Lessons from McDonald's latest campaign

15 August 2014  |  1463 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

McDonald's has taken a significant step change in how it is trying to build trust with its customers. Rather than having Ronald McDonald clowning around (which we've now had for 40 years here in the U...

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