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Preventing Fraud in the Payment Process

21st November 2016

If money is the lifeblood of an organisation, it stands to reason that protecting your ability to make and receive payments is vital to ensure your financial heartbeat is free from unnecessary risk. It is well recorded in the media that fraud is on the rise and closing in, and that fraudsters don’t discriminate. Every day businesses of every... read more

WHITE PAPER: Business Agility through Central Decision Services

15th November 2016

Company: ACTICO
The financial industry increases business agility by managing and deploying their decision logic centrally – via Central Decision Services or integrated directly into critical applications. Download this ACTICO white paper to learn more. read more

Balance Sheet Risk Management and Stress Testing

14th November 2016

Company: KnowCo Limited
The KnowCo ALM and Stress Testing application enables users to carry out Liquidity Risk, Credit Risk Capital and Interest Rate risk stress tests in line with latest regulatory requirements. The system is designed to reduce the significant and fast-growing workload on risk and compliance professionals involved in balance sheet risk management and... read more

Best Practices in Factor-Based Analytics

10th November 2016

Company: Axioma, Inc.
As a portfolio manager, have you ever been surprised by a bad return period? Or wondered if there is a better way to identify the risks in your portfolio? Have you wanted to look for sources of return beyond sector breakdowns? If so, this paper will provide an overview into how you can address these questions and more. read more

A Complete and Robust Set of Backtesting Tools

10th November 2016

Company: Axioma, Inc.
Practitioners and academics test many investment strategies over various time horizons. This paper will discuss how to overcome a wide array of mechanical difficulties that can occur while completing a backtest. We’ll summarize the most frequent challenges that occur during backtesting and how Axioma solves for them, and we’ll look at a... read more

The best of Fintech Pulse: Thought Leadership Highlights 2016

10th November 2016

Company: Strands
The first annual Fintech Pulse Magazine edition of 2016. The aim of FinTech Pulse has always been to keep a finger on the digital transformation of banking as we know it, driven by FinTech innovation. It is an open space for financial technology experts inside and outside of Strands to chronicle and opine on their observation of and participation... read more

Asset Managers, forget Big Data – implement your DataCentric Operating Model!

3rd November 2016

Company: NeoXam
All firms committed to becoming full digital businesses understand: data is the new black gold, the soil on which future services and value for their clients will grow. However, "Big Data" has taken the limelight: large amounts of heterogeneous data that can be analyzed quickly. A "Smart Data” approach is actually far more interesting for Asset... read more

NSFR: Setting up a solid foundation to meet liquidity requirements

2nd November 2016

Company: AxiomSL
AxiomSL's global liquidity team shed like on the specific treatments under the BIS NSFR standards, the challenges posed across multiple spectrums & the opportunities presented to firms as a result. read more

The LCR Trap - and how not to fall into it

28th October 2016

Company: KnowCo Limited
In this article KnowCo discusses the wider liquidity risk management requirements over and above the LCR. The LCR is an EU-wide standard but is a relatively small part of the way banks (irrespective of size) should manage and measure liquidity resources, current and projected. read more
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