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Shyam Khandelwal

Know your customer process.How Government can help the Banks.

News stories are filled with some kind of AML breaches, frauds in Banking and Financial sector across the world almost daily. Also it’s not uncommon to see the Banks getting penalized or fined by the ...

07 Sep 2015
Neil Crammond

Flipping Hell

Our city regulators have recently warned us that commodity and Fx traders are ignoring the lessons of the Libor rigging scandal and not putting adequate measures together to prevent further abuses . B...

06 Sep 2015
John Regan

Balancing risk and reward in alternative finance

One of my recent posts considered the view that the fintech/alternative finance marketplace represents an evolution, not a revolution. A cynic might question the value of alternative finance in the f...

04 Sep 2015
Nick Weisfeld

Why valuing data will improve your BSBS239 compliance strategy

Introduction It is clear that banks and other financial institutions need to implement an enterprise-wide data driven culture if they are to succeed in meeting the regulatory demands of BCBS239. With ...

04 Sep 2015
Retired Member

Regulatory changes and fines call for smarter KYC-AML compliance

The financial services industry is facing more rules - and harsher consequences than ever before if they fail to observe them - notably in complying with anti-money laundering (AML) regulations for kn...

03 Sep 2015
Paul Miserez

Making ISO 20022 work for you: regulatory compliance

We at SWIFT would like to hear about your ISO 20022 plans, experiences and questions. Starting today and leading up to Sibos, we will launch a series of weekly blogs on Finextra called "Making IS...

01 Sep 2015
Standards Forum
Anne Plested

All together now

A common approach will be key to minimising the fallout of MiFID II implementation, particularly around the extra data required for record keeping and transaction reporting and for algo identification...

01 Sep 2015
Neil Crammond

BUY back ST Ledger day ...approaches !

Sell in May ...BUY back on St Ledgers day !" September 10th approaches and could not come soon enough as investors return from their Summer vacations and hope to restore confidence in this fragi...

01 Sep 2015
Retired Member

Lightening the load

Technology is meant to make life easier. Be it a smart phone, TV or fridge, or even a smart water kettle, they all promise a simpler life. Whether they deliver on that is another matter entirely and t...

26 Aug 2015
Retired Member

The Dragon chasing its own tail

Few can have missed the carnage roiling Chinese stock markets recently. What’s interesting though is the emerging hubris from Western media that this is due to the intersection of communism and capita...

26 Aug 2015
Paul Miserez

Sibos Standards Forum, Singapore, 12 to 15 October 2015: Where standards mean business

Let us remind ourselves of the reasons why people and organizations want to standardize complex and costly processes. It is to reduce cost. That is exactly where standards can be a catalyst and the st...

18 Aug 2015
Standards Forum
Retired Member

BCBS239: The need for a lingua franca

Introduction In the face of unrelenting regulatory pressure, and to continue to improve risk management capabilities, the need to establish and maintain effective risk data aggregation processes and c...

18 Aug 2015