24 March 2017

Financial Services Regulation

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Christopher JonesPSE Consulting - London

Does the EBA’s risk based approach to Strong Customer Authentication destroy frictionless payments?

14 March 2017  |  3366 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

There has been a flurry of excitement since the publication of the EBA’s draft Regulatory Technical Standards (RTS) on 23rd February 2017. While there is much to consider within its 153 pages, the focus of this blog is on Article 16 and the new Transaction Risk Analysis approach to exempting transactions from Strong Customer Authentication (SCA)....

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Stuart LaceyTrunomi - London

GDPR, PSD2 & ePrivacy: New Regulations Will Drive Financial Services Innovation

13 March 2017  |  6714 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

Few people associate regulation with innovation. For some, its seen as a necessary evil to protect consumer rights and fight fraud. For others, it’s a straitjacket that can reduce operational agility. Much has been said about the opportunity to enhance the customer experience by strengthening individual data rights under the General Data Protectio...

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Thomas Hook
Thomas HookPegasystems Inc. - Cambridge

AML Internal Audit: Friend Not Foe

27 February 2017  |  2904 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

I’ve been on both sides of this coin. When I worked in a Financial Intelligence Unit in a major global financial institution, internal audit was looked at as an enemy. Internal auditors were there to ...

TagsRisk & regulationInnovation
Tayloe Draughon
Tayloe DraughonDraughon.us - Chicago

CME Requires Guarantees on Trades

08 February 2017  |  4152 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

The CME Group just amended rule 574 stating: “All connections to the Globex system, including direct connections of non-clearing members or customers, must be guaranteed by a clearing member that assu...

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Sufyan Khan
Sufyan KhanAxiomSL - London

UK Stress Testing: Putting stress to the test

06 February 2017  |  3049 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 2

In October 2015, the BOE of England (BOE) published details of the 2016 Stress Test Scenario, which formed the basis of the stress tests that were conducted in 2016 to assess the resilience of the UK ...

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Abhishek Chatterjee
Abhishek ChatterjeeNTT DATA Inc - London

Capital Market - How to drive Technology led growth?

04 February 2017  |  4457 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

Capital market industry is facing challenges across revenue growth, capital charges and high structural costs. Investment banking revenue fell 4% last year mainly due to 8% decline in Fixed income, 5%...

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Jason Boud
Jason BoudMultiple - London

Welcome to RegTech: the age of disrupting the status quo is here

04 February 2017  |  5067 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

On Tuesday 31st January at a crowded event near Canary Wharf, a select group of RegTech innovators, accelerators and venture capitalists came together to discuss this emerging market. Attendees heard ...

TagsRisk & regulationStart ups
Thomas Hook
Thomas HookPegasystems Inc. - Cambridge

AML Compliance Failure: The Gift that Keeps on Giving

30 January 2017  |  3141 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

It’s no state secret that Anti-Money Laundering (AML) compliance failures can cause serious harm. But what may not be obvious is that by the time the failure has made it into the public domain, the ba...

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Martijn Groot
Martijn GrootAsset Control - Amsterdam

The Regulatory Web of Complexity

11 January 2017  |  2557 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

At the centre of financial services risk management and regulatory compliance is the convergence of data from a huge range of information silos, departments, product lines, customers and risk categori...

TagsRisk & regulationPost-trade & ops
Jason Boud
Jason BoudMultiple - London

Could RegTech save the banking industry?

30 December 2016  |  15231 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

RegTech alone will not save the banking industry. It must embrace digital and work out the supply chain disruption that #FinTech has created. However with profit margins continuing to shrink, regulat...

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