17 January 2017

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Anna TomczykGFT - London

How building intelligence bridges can transform risk and compliance

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Anti-Money Laundering (AML) and transaction monitoring processes are becoming usual practices in today’s financial environment due to the increasing enforcement of more and more regulations. In recent news there have been a number of international tier I and tier II banks that received large fines due to: AML violations, lack of sufficient scrutin...

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Bo OlafssonÍslandsbanki - Kópavogur

How banks avoid extinction

15 January 2017  |  3638 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

I have never been as torn about the future prospects of banking as I am now. Even during the Icelandic financial crisis of 2008, my mind was not as close to blowing up as it is today. I am scared that people will need banking but not banks. I am not only scared. I am also excited about the opportunities of the drastic changes ahead, the importance ...

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Paul Blank
Paul BlankTradAir - London

Understanding the quality of FX liquidity provision - why not all FX liquidity is created equal

15 January 2017  |  2250 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

Global FX markets are in transition, the catalysts include tougher regulation, higher capital costs and reductions in leverage ratios. As a result, we are seeing continued fragmentation of liquidity a...

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Hari Subramanian
Hari SubramanianWipro - Greater New York City

Could Regulators perform AML in a Blockchain World?

13 January 2017  |  4749 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

Before you say "that is a crazy idea", stop and think. It sounded crazy to me as well but after some thinking I have concluded that it has merits. Here's why. First, let's check the state

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Tayloe Draughon
Tayloe DraughonDraughon.us - Chicago

Understanding Futures Transaction Flow - Basic Introduction

13 January 2017  |  4010 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

I have used the following flow diagram (included at the end of this post) to explain to many people how someone trading a listed future contract on a screen actually has money moved into our out of th...

TagsTrade executionPost-trade & opsGroupCapital Markets Technology
John Bertrand
John BertrandSAP - London

Blockchain: Time To Get Your Feet Wet

13 January 2017  |  6550 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

If you haven’t dipped your toe in the blockchain water yet, then it’s time to start. Your competitors are. After all the talking and evaluating in 2016, we’re now seeing banks embark on pilot projec...

David  Webber
David WebberIntelligent Environments - Kingston


13 January 2017  |  3799 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

Social and digital technologies have been revolutionising customer engagement since the dawn of the digital age. However, now more than ever, there is increasing pressure on companies and institutions...

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Piyush Srivastava
Piyush SrivastavaiConvexity - New York Metro Area

FRTB - The democratization and level playing field for the Trading book and Banking book

12 January 2017  |  3008 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

FRTB can be summarized in three lines as follows: - Close the loop hole of Capital Arbitrage between the Trading and the Banking books - Calculate the Capital as if the banks are in ...

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Bo Harald
Bo HaraldZEF and Real Time Economy Program - Helsinki region

Connecting customers 3.0

12 January 2017  |  3283 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

Banks have helped customers to connect since ancient times. Credit payments, card payments, letters of credit, collections, bank guarantees, securities transactions, project financing etc. This all be...

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Alex Kreger
Alex KregerUX Design Agency - Riga

Why User Experience Engineering is a Must in Financial Industry for 2017

12 January 2017  |  3786 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

The essence of user experience engineering There are millions of problems customers face every day. Any successful business starts with a solution-to-solve problem, but not every solution is usable en...

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