17 January 2018

Financial Services Regulation

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Bob LyddonLyddon Consulting Services - Thames Ditton

Unicredit's Non-Performing Loans - deteriorating again, but you wouldn't know it from the publicity

14 December 2017  |  6449 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

Unicredit gave a "Capital Markets Day" in London on 12/12/17 and what an upbeat event it was, accompanied by a slidedeck full of green ticks and words like "signed" and "completed", whatever those words actually mean, and probably a lot less than they were meant to signify. What was shocking, though, was the way Non-P...

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Thomas HookPegasystems Inc. - Cambridge

A Technological Approach to Identifying Beneficial Ownership

11 December 2017  |  4155 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

Beneficial ownership - the term that can be found on the lips of AML Compliance professionals across the globe at the moment. It isn’t a new concept but between the 4th EU Money Laundering Directive and the US FinCEN CDD Rule it has become the topic du jour. While there is much discussion about the requirements and advice to get programs to addres...

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Bo Harald
Bo HaraldZEF, Transmeri, Demos, Real Time Economy Program - Helsinki Region

Impact evaluation - much to do

04 December 2017  |  2525 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

I am a member of the Finnish Council of Regulatory Impact. We are an independent body - but in the Prime Minister’s office. Similar organisations have been established also for example in Germany, the...

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Breana Patel
Breana PatelBonova Advisory | Risk &Regulatory Advisory - Manhattan

How Suptech will revolutionize the Regulatory Watchdogs

27 November 2017  |  3633 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

Imagine a capital markets desk of a financial institution where a trader is about to press enter on the keyboard to initiate a market position when a message pops up on the computer screen from a regu...

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Timothy Murnaghan
Timothy MurnaghanAnalytic Risk Technology - London

Bank of England Stress Test results

22 November 2017  |  2573 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

The Bank of England will publish the stress test results next week (having brought it forward from December). The big banks face a tough annual cyclic scenario and an additional “lower-for-longer” exp...

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Breana Patel
Breana PatelBonova Advisory | Risk &Regulatory Advisory - Manhattan

AI implementation in AML at HSBC sees a considerable reduction in compliance costs

16 November 2017  |  4765 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

Current AML Techniques In today’s world, we tend to combat money laundering efforts with regulation-based account surveillance and ordinary KYC systems, when in all honesty these techniques will not

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Breana Patel
Breana PatelBonova Advisory | Risk &Regulatory Advisory - Manhattan

Stress Testing in Banks

15 November 2017  |  5617 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

Stress testing has been a much-favoured simulation technique used by banks to evaluate the risk of having insufficient capital during tough times. Large financial institutes have been using stress tes...

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Robin Smith
Robin SmithActiance - Theale

WhatsApp and WeChat - the next big headache for compliance?

13 November 2017  |  4003 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 1

Over the last eighteen months the use of WhatsApp and WeChat has steadily grown within financial services. It doesn’t matter which country you operate in, I guarantee there’s a regulation that says yo...

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James Higgins
James HigginsAccessPay - Manchester

PSD2: Has enough been done?

24 October 2017  |  5997 views  |  4 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

PSD2, the much vaunted reimagination of the original EU Payments Services Directive, is to be implemented by member states in 2018. The aim of PSD2 is to revolutionise the payments industry, influenci...

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Thomas Hook
Thomas HookPegasystems Inc. - Cambridge

RegTech to the Rescue: Combining Data Utilities and Case Management for Compliance

23 October 2017  |  4574 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

Regulatory Demands on the Rise In financial services, regulatory demands continue to increase along with the pressure from regulators. For example, year after year Anti-Money Laundering (AML) requirem...

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Founded by Anthony Carfang
Date 01 Jul 2010
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This network is for financial professionals interested in staying up to date on financial services regulation happening anywhere in the world. CFOs, bankers, fund managers, treasurers welcome.
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