04 Dec 2012
It is widely expected that technology spending in 2013-14 is going to be centered on Regulatory mandates. It is also expected that this will lead to the backtracking of several change programs that Banks / FIs proposed to undertake to increase STP, reduce inefficiencies in process, enable resiliency and stability of systems and improving scalabili...
23 Nov 2012
Is real time regulatory reporting a goal too farfetched? Aside of the theoretical premise that the earlier you know, the earlier you can prevent, is there a solid practical base to the argument. Would the function of the regulator be better served not by such focus on transaction level detail but by principles based governance? Below, I discuss th...
03 Apr 2012
Read this story.. "Pay by Face you fools" https://www.finextra.com/news/fullstory.aspx?newsitemid=23584 Very interesting because, it takes us towards the Utopia.. But more interesting because it reminds me of how the more things change the more they remain the same (or return to basics). For instance, a typical transaction at my local ven...
10 Dec 2012
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