Best Practice

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European Banking Authority final guidelines on IFRS9

18th May 2017

Company: KnowCo Limited
On May 12th the European Banking Authority published its final guidelines on IFRS9. This brief digest summarises the salient points for non-complex institutions. In summary the EBA is raising the bar, in terms of certain IFRS9 provisions. Such guidelines are of course important for all UK FIs, not least because the PRA is in the habit of... read more
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Spreadsheet Risk in Stress Testing

18th May 2017

Company: KnowCo Limited
Many small- medium sized banks rely on excel for financial stress-testing and modelling, creating potential for errors and regulatory risk. KnowCo's automated, easy-to-use stress testing solution enables improved data integrity. The process uses a templated data mapping process which will typically uncover instances of data degradation and expose... read more

E-Book: How to avoid abuse, misuse and fraud in your T&E and P-Card programs

8th May 2017

From air travel to meals to ride-sharing services, continuously monitoring corporate card expenses are extremely difficult, especially for companies that rely on spreadsheets, emails and paper receipts. Though companies that use corporate cards (P-Cards) and expense management systems have an advantage, there are still significant inherent risks... read more
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5 Considerations to Build a Future-Ready Business Model for Asset Managers

4th May 2017

Operations executives at asset management firms increasingly realize the necessity to outsource back- and middle-office investment operations, helping them control cost, manage risk and accelerate growth. Such an operating model can handle routine, non-differentiating activities so you can focus on strategic business-building priorities. This... read more

NAV Reconciliation: Moving Beyond Excel

20th April 2017

The vast majority of investment managers will reconcile their net asset value in 2016 using Excel. This is because vendors have struggled to deliver a robust NAV reconciliation solution that is as configurable as matching, but as intuitive as an Excel spreadsheet. Here’s the functionality investment managers need in a commercial package before... read more
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Adapting to the Pace of Change in Retail Banking

18th April 2017

As the financial services landscape changes and as power continues to shift to customers, advanced technologies such as robotic process automation, artificial intelligence and predictive analytics can help. Find out more in this summary report from a recent 'Pace of Change' round table of senior bankers in Australia. read more
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RegTech: When the whole is greater than the sum of the parts

10th April 2017

Company: BearingPoint
Anne Leslie-Bini, Associate Director BearingPoint France, talks about RegTech trends, challenges and new ways of approaching the topic of regulation. read more
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Path Solutions - iSHRAQ suite

7th April 2017

Company: Path Solutions
iSHRAQ suite is an advanced investment and financing management model for investment companies or investment department in any organization. iSHRAQ suite provides financial and investment solutions to clients specializing in investments, to bring the best of Stock Markets, Mutual Funds, Portfolio Management Services, Real Estate Investments, and... read more
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Blockchains for Efficient Commodity Management

6th April 2017

Blockchain technology has the potential to transform commodities value chains, providing seamless, automated tracking, planning, and execution of commodity trades regardless of how many different participants are in the chain. read more