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The Salamander: Visualising Critical Banking Operations

22 December 2014  |  4473 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

Understanding internal operations is crucial in financial services. Are public interfaces running smoothly? Are the back-end business systems as productive as they could be? Are infrastructure resources being allocated correctly based on business need? These are exactly the types of questions organisations should be able to answer but, surprisingl...

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Eating our own dogfood...

12 December 2014  |  5057 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

...using the principles of operational excellence for IT The first two blogs of this series examined how we can design from the outset for operational excellence, when given the luxury of doing so, and then moved on to see how we can leverage existing data sources when we don’t have that luxury. In this final blog, I’d like to see what lessons we c...

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Streamline operations for compliance

03 December 2014  |  2387 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

Risk management has been transformed beyond recognition in the past few years. The regulatory wave unleashed by the 2008 financial crisis has created a need for a new layer of operations for implement...

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Supply and Demand: The OPEC Dilemma

27 November 2014  |  3209 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

Factors driving down the price of oil causing deep divisions among OPEC nations! To many, it is known as black gold - the thick sludge that gushes out of wells across the Middle East, where a huge por...

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Amit Agrawal
Amit AgrawalAxiomSL Pte Ltd - Singapore

Risk Ratios

22 November 2014  |  2902 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

I thought let us talk about some of the rules and its impact on different regions Basel liquidity rule Covers : Banks worldwide What it does : Requires banks to hold enough cash or assets which can me...

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Paul McPhater
Paul McPhaterMarkit - London

Another Lehman’s legacy: connecting the data dots

19 November 2014  |  2674 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

Look back to Lehman’s and regulators uncovered 2,985 legal entities operating across 50 countries. No one understood their counterparty relationships with the rest of Wall Street or across the globe. ...

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Anna Monteiro
Anna MonteiroSolutions Atlantic, Inc. - Boston

Can You Teach an Old Dog a New Trick?

19 November 2014  |  2084 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

This question is fundamental in so many areas of life and business. When faced with the decision to change direction in favor of something new or continue with what has provided support for years, we ...

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Schema Valididation and Enhanced Reconciliations

19 November 2014  |  3111 views  |  2 comments | recommendations Recommends 1

Based on the work I have done on reconciliations for some of the largest investment banks in the world, including those in America, Canada and the UK I'm convinced that there is room for improvement i...

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Spiros Giannaros
Spiros GiannarosMarkit - London

Life after the commodities boom

18 November 2014  |  2701 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

Data is one of the world’s most precious commodities. And companies dealing in commodities are facing ever complex data sets, more regulations, tighter trading timelines and depressed markets. Those l...

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Bill Blythe
Bill BlytheGresham - London

Taking a best practise reconciliation approach to IBOR

12 November 2014  |  3396 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

While there’s general consensus across the buy-side regarding the value IBOR can deliver to investment firms, the debate over how best to implement it still rumbles on. There are many challenges in pr...

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