01 September 2014

Post-trade & ops

Paul ClapisSunGard - London

Why Payment Operations Should Go with the Cash Flow

28 August 2014  |  1563 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 proactive, but can payment operations meet their real-time demands? In part 1 of this discussion , we saw how regulation, as a key driver of opti...

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Paul ClapisSunGard - London

Investing in the Excellence of Reconciliation Services

28 August 2014  |  1564 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 investment: introducing new levels of automation and efficiency, and reducing time to market for new business processes. But reconciliation excellence r...

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Paul ClapisSunGard - London

Intraday Liquidity: Creating Competitive Advantages Part 1

27 August 2014  |  1224 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  |  2074 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  |  1344 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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Paul McPhaterMarkit - London

BCBS 239 governance: so what does good look like?

07 August 2014  |  1750 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

Dealing with data is an issue that senior management has long been aware of. As Moody's put it in a report last year, "it is often the elephant in the room – a big something to be dealt with, but...

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Bill BlytheGresham - London

Counting the cost of non-compliance

05 August 2014  |  1320 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

AIFMD, Basel III, Dodd-Frank, EMIR, Solvency II…There’s a raft of regulations for banks and asset managers to comply with. The cost of compliance is a concern to C-level execs across the board. But th...

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Tony FreeburnGenpact Headstrong Capital Markets - London

The end of SPAN?

05 August 2014  |  1251 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

The central clearing mandate for OTC derivatives has forced CCPs to apply various combinations of SPAN and VaR margin calculation techniques to portfolios containing a mix of listed and OTC derivative...

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Karan VermaGenpact Headstrong Capital Markets - New Delhi

Internal control: After cutting costs, what's next?

05 August 2014  |  1677 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

In football, for a long time, all that was expected of defenders was that they “keep clean sheets” (i.e., prevent any goals). Of late, however, they are also expected to launch their team’s counter-at...

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Paul McPhaterMarkit - London

BCBS 239: Data First, Reporting After

25 July 2014  |  1835 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

Without data that is accurate, reconciled and validated, risk reporting may be useless. This is Part 2 in a four-part series on the key areas of the BCBS 239 risk data aggregation and reporting guide...

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