25 October 2016

Operational Risk Management

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Andrew FearFreelance - Munich, Germany

Banking and Risk - Artificial Intelligence is nothing new

29 September 2016  |  3891 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

Artificial Intelligence (AI) is a discipline that has been revived. In the 1980s Artificial Intelligence and Expert systems were very fashionable and the British Computer Society had an Expert Systems Specialist Group run by the famous Alexander D'Agapeyeff. Other Scientists with great names doing pioneering work at this time included Robert Kowal...

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Censorship and the Brand-Ross debate

30 October 2008  |  3719 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

As a regular writer of articles and of course blogs, the issue of publishing material that is never overtly offensive, is of course always uppermost in mind. There should always be self discipline in evidence and not a reliance on the media outlet to take any preventative action. If anything which is deemed in extremely bad taste or tests the lega...

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Gary Wright
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Is There A Solution To Identity Theft?

23 October 2008  |  6347 views  |  2 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

Hardly a day goes by before a new story hits the headlines about another fraud. No one it seems is immune from the French president to the man in the street, small businesses to large corporations, th...

Gary Wright
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DTCC merger with LCH Clearnet

23 October 2008  |  4188 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

This news is just what the market needed to hear. One of the hopes for the future is that the finance industry not only recovers from the current crisis but changes its structure fundamentally to prev...

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Gary Wright
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Crisis at AIM as listings dry up

20 October 2008  |  4212 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 1

At this week's Corporate Finance forum the financial crisis was, as expected, at the top of the agenda. Two speakers presented equally doom laden news and the general mood was as downbeat as you can ...

TagsRisk & regulationPost-trade & ops
John Cant
John CantMPI Europe Ltd - London

Excel is like a chainsaw

15 October 2008  |  5878 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

Excel is a powerful tool. Like a chainsaw, in the hands of a skilled operator it is hugely effective – but in untrained or rushed hands and without the proper safety equipment it can be positively dan...

TagsRisk & regulationWholesale banking
Stanley Epstein
Stanley EpsteinCitadel Advantage Ltd - Modiin

Lip Service

08 October 2008  |  3224 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 1

A key element in the development of any tangible product is the risk analysis that is (or should be) included in the design stage. If I build this object/product as specified, how safe is it going to ...

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Gary Wright
a non-active Finextra member

Has the European dream begun to fail?

07 October 2008  |  4561 views  |  2 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

The economic crisis is a worldwide problem of gargantuan proportions, which is causing an increasing number of Governments to take unusual and dynamic actions to try and prop up the banking system aga...

Gary Wright
a non-active Finextra member

Staff shortage will threaten recovery

06 October 2008  |  3350 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

The lay offs have already begun as banks look to bring their costs down and protect their profitability. UBS were the latest to cut 2000 jobs and they will not be the last as the crisis begins to bite...

TagsPost-trade & opsRetail banking
Gary Wright
a non-active Finextra member

Liquidity Risk Management

02 October 2008  |  3050 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

At the Thomson Reuters Liquidity forum this week, the issue of liquidity risk was debated amongst a panel and audience of experts. There is no doubt about the vital importance of liquidity within mark...

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