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Michael Chambers

A prudential end of year to-do list

With calendar year end right around the corner, now is a good time to think ahead about the annual review of your firm’s prudential governance arrangements. It’s a good time to sit down with a cup of ...

29 Nov 2019
Financial Services Regulation
Shirish Netke

What is Agile Compliance ?

As more banks make headlines through failing to effectively monitor and report on money-laundering activity, we need to rethink the AML problem and the roadblocks to solving it. To restate the problem...

28 Nov 2019
Artificial Intelligence and Financial Services
Roger Vincent

FinTech Myth busting - Selling Technology to Banks

To sell to big banks, most fintechs need to get serious Selling to large banks as a small fintech is definitely possible, but it’s not going to land you a multi-million dollar deal overnight and you s...

28 Nov 2019
Banking Strategy, Digital and Transformation
Debbie Green

Why CFOs should step outside the numbers

The role of Chief Financial Officers (CFOs) has been completely reimagined in the last five to ten years. CFOs now have more responsibility and a wider remit for ensuring the success of the company. A...

27 Nov 2019
Finance 2.0
Stacy Gorkoff

How to Detect and Prevent Transaction Reversal Fraud - UK Edition

On November 21st, a security alert from NCR was issued describing a new form of Transaction Reversal Fraud (TRF) occurring in the UK, typically between 10 PM and midnight on any given day. Contrary t...

26 Nov 2019
Transaction Fraud Systems and Analysis
Prasoon Mukherjee

Accounting, Auditing and Blockchain. The common thread that binds the 3 is Triple Entry Accounting

Introduction: A background of accounting and auditing mis-governance, that’s hard to ignore: With sheer increase in the number of accounting scams that the industries have witnessed since early 2000, ...

26 Nov 2019
Internal Auditors in Financial Services
Retired Member

Bringing foresight to bear on security performance

Much is made of the ability of Artificial Intelligence to improve business performance in many different ways and places in organisations. Financial Services as a sector is no stranger to these claim...

26 Nov 2019
Artificial Intelligence and Financial Services
Retired Member

The state of the global export market. Barriers and opportunities for local business going global

Global trade is an ever-shifting sea. The waves of growth go up and down, but one thing remains certain: both barriers and opportunities are always present. Global trade tensions have been rising sinc...

26 Nov 2019
Bigger than Technology
Vaibhav Grover

How Asian Banks are revolutionizing the customer onboarding

Introduction As per a report from Forbes1, from 1980 to 2010, the Chinese, Japanese and South Korean banking industries' assets expanded 20, 15 and 13 fold respectively. And, as per One Road research2...

26 Nov 2019
Asia Financial Services
Retired Member

The importance of design thinking for solutions providers

Recently, I hosted an event on design thinking. As part of the programme, I welcomed Alberta Soranzo, Transformation Design Director, Lloyds Banking Group, to share her expertise on the role design th...

25 Nov 2019
Innovation in Financial Services
Pete McIntyre

Give thanks for the Federal Reserve: Intraday liquidity reflections

I’ve just come back from a week in New York and it was great to understand the latest thinking and progress on intraday liquidity in the US and Canada. As well as meeting up with industry colleagues a...

25 Nov 2019
Treasury Management
Konrad Litwin

Why open banking standards mean a security-first approach to API management is needed

The UK’s own Open Banking Standards and the European Payment Services Directive current wave (PSD2) are both indications that a more open approach to transactions between financial services institutio...

25 Nov 2019