29 March 2015

Risk & regulation

Christian VoigtFidessa - London

Left in the dark

26 March 2015  |  944 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

Currently, it doesn’t really matter whether dark trades are executed under the reference price waiver (RP), large in scale waiver (LIS) or a negotiated trade waiver (NT). However, under MiFID II, the waiver flavour will make a significant difference. Whilst RP and parts of NT will become subject to the clunky double volume cap, LIS will not, so we...

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John BarclayGFT - London

BCBS239: the behemoth lumbers on

24 March 2015  |  779 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

With less than 12 months to go before the official January 2016 deadline, the Basel Committee on Banking Supervision’s latest report reveals that banks are struggling to comply with the Principles of BCBS239. The report published in January 2015 represents the capabilities and progress of the 31 Global Systemically Important Banks (G-SIBs), in thei...

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Hanna CevikTobias & Tobias - London

Derisking trading

24 March 2015  |  902 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

Risk has become a topic for constant discussion and assessment in investment banking. In an environment where instant messaging, process automation software and recording voice instructions increasing...

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Paul McPhaterMarkit - London

When one yes equals BCBS 239 compliance

23 March 2015  |  1023 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

Defining what BCBS 239 compliance looks like remains clouded in mystery. Tough ‘show and tell’ discussions rage on between banks and regulators as to what absolutely must be done to meet the requireme...

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Ian StoneAnaplan - Maidenhead

How to make technology implementations a help, not a hindrance

23 March 2015  |  1126 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

From my experience, a recent trend has emerged in the banking industry, whereby regulatory changes are no longer the primary concern of financial services executives. Instead, implementing a digital s...

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Tejasvi AddagadaInfosys Limited - Bangalore

Data Governance is now a new normal but with Big Data?

19 March 2015  |  2113 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

There are enterprise horns honking the words that Big Data has the potential to drive Banking to a novel era. Being a millennial and an avid believer of business transformation driven by technology, I...

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Anne PlestedFidessa - London

Change is the only constant

19 March 2015  |  1389 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

The unbundling of payment for research is a top concern for the industry. There seems to be general acceptance that, one way or another, Europe is set on the soft dollar research market becoming a har...

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Anthony PereiraPercentile - London

Looking beyond regulations, is there a business case for Risk Technology?

16 March 2015  |  2260 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

The financial crisis exposed a number of weaknesses in the financial industry’s ability to assess, realise and mitigate risk on a very public scale. The knock-on effect of this exposure has been, and ...

TagsRisk & regulationWholesale banking
Christian VoigtFidessa - London

Holding a steady course

12 March 2015  |  2329 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

Having spent the last three months buried under a deluge of MiFID II consultation pages, the real world looked quite different when I came up for air recently. Since ESMA published the consultation ba...

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Paul StokesWynyard Group - London

Illicit financial outflows cripple African progress

10 March 2015  |  2003 views  |  1  |  Recommends 0

In 2011, the African Union and United Nations Economic Commission for Africa formed a ‘High Level Panel on Illicit Financial Flows’ to investigate the extent to which illicit financial flows (IFF) are...

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