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Amit Agrawal

Intraday Liquidity: Implement Challenges

The management of intraday liquidity – defined by the Committee on Payment and Settlement Systems (CPSS) as “funds that can be assessed during the business day, usually to enable financial institution...

12 Jun 2014
Financial Services Regulation
Dan Barnes

Trade finance creates a 10 billion dollar risk

BNP Paribas is in a real fix. It faces censure for allegedly being found guilty of breaching US rules on money laundering, and of breaching US sanctions, between 2002 and 2009. These alleged breaches ...

11 Jun 2014
Future Finance News Analysis
Bernd Richter

Payments - time to revitalize a key revenue stream

Payments need to be profitable once again, as well as compliant. The good news is that they can be. Granted, payments are not the dependable cash cow they once were – a guaranteed profit producer, eas...

04 Jun 2014
Retired Member

Act now on transfers before the regulators act on you

Act now on transfers before the regulators act on you Despite a significant rise in the number of affluent investors, the wealth management industry’s track record of keeping its customers happy is st...

02 Jun 2014
Dan Barnes

Bad as gold

The news that Barclays has been fined for manipulation of the gold benchmark is another nail in the coffin of trader autonomy and of voluntary data-based benchmarks. It also highlights the risks for s...

29 May 2014
Future Finance News Analysis
Retired Member

Leveraging the post-Sepa environment - Brussels

Now that the industry has (almost) completed Sepa – there is still plenty of work to be done. Investment has been made by both institutions and corporates to get up to speed and in-line with the new r...

28 Apr 2014
Retired Member

How can banks deal with creaking IT systems?

The banking sector has faced yet more criticism in the last week for its so called “creaking IT systems”. According to the Chief Executive of the Prudential Regulation Authority (PRA), Andrew Bailey,...

17 Apr 2014
Retired Member

When Big Data is not Big Understanding

Good article from Tim Harford (he of the enjoyable "Undercover Economist" books) in the FT last week called "Big data: are we making a big mistake". Tim injects some healthy reali...

08 Apr 2014
Data Management 101
Retired Member

PRMIA on Securities Financing and Money Market Funds

I went along to this PRMIA event on Thursday evening hosted by Credit Suisse and sponsored by Acacia Capital. Viktoria Baklanova introduced the panel with Joseph Tenaga as MC for the panel and very q...

25 Mar 2014
Data Management 101
Patricia Hines

Client Lifecycle Management for Transaction Banking

In today’s competitive environment, financial services firms are faced with the challenge of maximizing revenue, reducing attrition, and maintaining customer relationships. That means adopting a holis...

25 Mar 2014
Transaction Banking
Retired Member

Rationalization: reduce complexity and innovate!

Let’s face it. Complexity is a fact of life in financial services. Mergers and acquisitions, organizational changes, and service offerings across multiple locations result in a maze of disparate and ...

13 Mar 2014
Retired Member

Delivering a Client-Centric Experience....

What’s the Best Solution for Delivering a Client-Centric Experience? Financial institutions have so many choices regarding service delivery in every aspect of customer interaction. There are packaged...

13 Mar 2014