26 January 2015

Risk & regulation

Christian VoigtFidessa - London

Return of the concentration rule

22 January 2015  |  2231 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

A long time ago in a galaxy far, far away… It is a period of calm, with primary exchanges enjoying relatively little competition thanks to concentration rules enforced in many EU countries requiring all equity business to be conducted on exchange. The arrival of a new disruptor, in the form of MiFID I, is about to turn their lives upside down fore...

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John MayrSimCorp Ltd - London

EMIR: getting buy side data ducks in a row

22 January 2015  |  1876 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 the guidelines changing a day before they became mandatory). Now, firms are grappling with the new challenges that have emerged after almost a year o...

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Joe DunphyFenergo - Dublin

Setting the Stage for Regulatory Change in 2015

21 January 2015  |  2157 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

Financial institutions have emerged from the rigorous regulatory and data demands of 2014 a little battle weary, suffering a few scrapes and scars, but otherwise unscathed. On a whole, 2014 will be re...

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George OsborneComply Advantage - London

Will we still have universal banks in the future?

19 January 2015  |  1651 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

'The universal banking model is dead,' Antony Jenkins, Barclays’ chief executive, told the FT in December. 'It is not all about capital. It is also about investment in technology [...] We believe tha...

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Kassi AssamoiAxiomSL - London

Basel IV: No time for banks to take foot off the peddle

19 January 2015  |  1908 views  |  0  |  Recommends 1

Regulation of the financial markets is a never-ending process of modification, improvement and extension. Nowhere is this clearer than in the case of the Basel Accords. It is now five years since the ...

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Hugo Cuevas-MohrMohr World Consulting - IMTC Conferences - Miami


15 January 2015  |  2271 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

In the Cash Room of the Treasury Building last Tuesday, January 13th, 100+ attendees gathered to participate in the Roundtable organized by the US Treasury in order to discuss the wave of account ...

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Jeremy TaylorGFT - London

Regulation, regulation, regulation - the 'new normal'?

14 January 2015  |  3615 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

As we begin 2015, banks and other financial institutions could be forgiven if they feel a sense of ‘regulatory fatigue’. This is understandable as it is now clear that regulation is here to stay for t...

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Alex NobleCisco - London

Are we getting Big Data fatigue?

14 January 2015  |  4819 views  |  2  |  Recommends 0

There seems to be some shock that bank execs might be dissatisfied with Big Data. Big Data (the ability to analyse and understand massive data sets) has been heralded as revolutionary for financial ...

TagsRisk & regulationInnovationGroupInnovation in Financial Services
Charmaine OakShift Thought - Bristol

Why markets tumbled on Global Economic Outlook

14 January 2015  |  1066 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

According to the Global Economic Prospects annual report from World Bank just released, growth in 2014 was lower than expected. Global growth is expected to rise moderately to 3% in 2015, while high-i...

TagsRisk & regulationRetail bankingGroupInnovation in Financial Services
Steve WilcocksonMathWorks - Cambridge

Machine Learning: A Financial Services View

14 January 2015  |  2496 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

Swathes of regulatory change have had a lasting and profound effect on the financial services sector. However, technological change and massive IT disruption is becoming increasingly important, speci...

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