Articles

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How regulatory pressures are a blessing for data management

20th April 2018

Company: bobsguide
After the financial crisis and particularly in Europe, recently, where the second Markets in Financial Instruments Directive (Mifid II) aimed to encourage transparency in the markets, many financial institutions were caught under wider, more stringent banking regulations. Without the necessary infrastructure around new compliance and reporting... read more
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The big squeeze on trading: caught between Mifid II and a hard place

20th April 2018

Company: bobsguide
This editor's picks analyses trading from all sides - the legislation, the emerging technologies and the best practice shared by the thought leaders in the bobsguide community.     Technology, MiFID II and 2027: The changing face of the post-trade industry [3:30 mins] "The Markets in Financial Instruments... read more
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The new OTC challenge: Optimizing collateral management in the front and middle office

19th April 2018

Over the counter (OTC) derivatives such as swaps and forwards are versatile and flexible instruments, used by investment managers globally for hedging unwanted foreign exchange (FX) and interest rate risk, implementing yield enhancement strategies and creating innovative factor-based investment products. But the lack of visibility into OTC... read more
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How to simplify trade reconstruction

19th April 2018

Evolving regulatory requirements are resulting in complex challenges for financial institutions around the globe. No longer just a ‘nice to have’ requirement, the ability to quickly and accurately reconstruct trade records, and proactively spot compliance breaches is now essential to several departments in the business, including risk,... read more
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Denizen CEO: Borderless approach key to post-Brexit financial services

18th April 2018

Company: bobsguide
While Brexit deliberations remain the overbearing concern for the financial services industry BBVA-backed fintech Denizen is attempting to calm those nerves by looking at maintaining that today’s markets are international in nature, transgressing the political arena. “We’re all inhabitants of this world. Our finances and... read more
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Accelerating compliance digitalization with AI and robotics

18th April 2018

Company: Fenergo
The financial services industry is currently on the brink of a massive technological disruption. Financial institutions are now beginning to actively explore new technologies, such as Artificial Intelligence (AI) and robotic process automation (RPA) to further automate routine AML and KYC processes and thereby improve operational efficiencies and... read more
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Technology, MiFID II and 2027: The changing face of the post-trade industry

16th April 2018

The Markets in Financial Instruments Directive (MiFID) II is the largest regulatory change to hit the financial services industry since the crisis. Although the legislation has been in effect since January 2018, the industry is still scrambling to put the infrastructure in place to meet the new transparency requirements. The far-reaching nature of... read more
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GDPR considerations under Brexit that business cannot ignore

16th April 2018

The UK has always made it clear that it intends to adopt major parts of EU law, and its new Data Protection Bill is proof. However it’s already apparent that the EU isn’t going to let the UK have it easy. Earlier this year it issued a notice to stakeholders to be prepared, reminding everyone concerned of the “legal repercussions,... read more
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IBM, Barclays, Synswap point to blockchain banking transformation

16th April 2018

Company: bobsguide
Capital and securities markets are among the banking sectors that could most enjoy the benefits of blockchain technology, according to speakers at a bobsguide webinar. Keith Bear, global leader for financial markets at IBM, Dr Lee Braine, blockchain leader at Barclays, and Sophia Grami, CEO and co-founder of Synswap considered the use cases and... read more