30 April 2017

Risk & regulation

Vishal BhatnagarCast Software Ltd - London

Open Banking to spark positive change?

28 April 2017  |  2764 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

The Financial Services industry is gearing up for the impending arrival of two new EU regulations – the Payment Services Directive (PSD2), otherwise known as Open Banking, and the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). The deadlines for compliance, 13th January and 25th May 2018 respectively, are likely to be circled on most IT folks’ calendar...

TagsRisk & regulationRetail banking
Jonathan WestleyExperian - London

Age, economy and regulation: How a decade has changed the credit risk industry

28 April 2017  |  2005 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

Ten years ago, the Bank of England interest rate sat at 4.75% Now? Now it sits at the unhappily low rate of 0.25%. To put this in perspective, on a £150k mortgage over 25 years, today’s payment would be £516 a month. Ten years ago, the cost would have been £855. This equates to a 66% difference – presenting a considerable change which will affect ...

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Steve Grob
Steve GrobFidessa - London

Be careful what you wish for

26 April 2017  |  2729 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

Those of us who remember the good old days will recall the industry debate as to how much dark liquidity was really in existence. In one corner were the exchanges who, through FESE, claimed that the a...

TagsTrade executionRisk & regulationGroupMiFID
John Safa
John SafaPushfor Ltd - Wimbledon

GDPR and the redefining of personal data

26 April 2017  |  3703 views  |  1 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

May 2018 will see the introduction of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). The law covers organisations that employ over 250 people, and that either service EU citizens, or who store people’...

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Ivy Schmerken
Ivy SchmerkenFlexTrade Systems - Great Neck

Order Protection Rule Tug-of-War

25 April 2017  |  2769 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

There is still uncertainty around the fate of the Order Protection Rule, a key rule governing U.S. stock trading that has led to more complexity, speed and order types, but also protects retail invest...

TagsTrade executionRisk & regulationGroupFinancial Services Regulation
Henri Wajsblat
Henri WajsblatAnaplan - Paris

2017 - The Year of Cost-Cutting

25 April 2017  |  2479 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

2016 was punctuated by a large number of banks announcing their intentions to cut costs. In the UK we saw efficiency drives from the like of HSBC and Lloyds Banking Group, with the latter publicly tar...

TagsRisk & regulationInnovationGroupTrends in Financial Services
Andy Bottrill
Andy BottrillBlackLine - London

Rise of the machines - understanding automation

25 April 2017  |  2781 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

Whilst there’s little denying that AI, machine learning and automation are some of the most important developing technologies, headlines that announce: “The robots are taking our jobs!” may be a littl...

TagsRisk & regulationInnovationGroupTrends in Financial Services
Robin Smith
Robin SmithActiance - Theale

WhatsApp: A reminder that MiFID II compliance is about content not channel

25 April 2017  |  3036 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

As the FCA publishes its near final rules on MiFID II and fines a former investment banker for sharing confidential information over WhatsApp, now is a good time to look at why firms need to be able t...

TagsMobile & onlineRisk & regulationGroupFinancial Services Regulation
Saloni Ramakrishna
Saloni RamakrishnaOracle - Bangalore

AnaCredit - the Nuanced regulation

24 April 2017  |  3023 views  |  2 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

I am quite fascinated with the European Central Bank’s (ECB’s) AnaCredit Regulation that came into effect on 18th May 2016 – A regulation that requires granular credit data sets from the national cent...

TagsRisk & regulationEBAdayGroupFinancial Services Regulation
Richard Gardner
Richard GardnerModulus Global - Scottsdale, Arizona

Bitcoin ETF Bites the Dust, Needs More Security

23 April 2017  |  3587 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

When the SEC, last month, announced the proposal from Winklevoss Bitcoin Trust was declined, they made a clear statement to the cryptocurrency community: more security is needed. In their terms, they ...

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