Best Practice


So you've got your ECL numbers: time to begin your IFRS 9 Project...

17th August 2017

Company: KnowCo Limited
Those financial institutions who found their expected credit loss modelling wanting, in the light of the requirements of IFRS 9, are starting to see the results of their ECL projects come through: the portfolio-level metrics and parameters that are needed to calculate 12-month and lifetime provisions for each on- and off-balance sheet exposure.... read more

Beneficial Ownership in Focus, FinCEN vs EU Money Laundering Directive

14th August 2017

Company: Fenergo
Beneficial ownership came to the fore recently with two high profile leaks – the Bahamas and the Panama Papers leaks, which saw the leaking of financial information for hundreds of thousands of offshore entities. This, along with heightened anxieties arising from a number of high profile terrorist activities, has resulted in a significant shift... read more

Simple steps to grow your P-Card program and build compliance

11th August 2017

In this webinar, presenter Mike Caluori, Analytics & Data Science Delivery Manager, will use real-world examples to illustrate how organizations have stopped relying on sampling in favour of continuous controls monitoring to ensure that P-Card transactions follow company policies. read more

Spreadsheet Risk in Stress Testing

11th August 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

7 Pitfalls That Can Derail Your Technology Project

27th July 2017

Company: FundCount
The decision to replace an existing family office accounting system or implement technology for the first time requires substantial thought. Many factors -- from downtime and budget to the availability of internal resources and divergent family-member opinions -- must be considered. Read the article to learn how to avoid potential minefields and... read more

A Day in the Life: Assured Identity in Finance and Banking

20th July 2017

Company: Crossmatch
Throughout the day, users need to prove their identity to access the systems and applications required to do their job. Until now, IT had to make an unacceptable choice: either enforce cumbersome authentication requirements that frustrate end users or relax authentication security for convenience and usability. Today, you no longer need to make... read more

6 Things Your Company Needs to be Big Data Ready

18th July 2017

Taking advantage of new technology, bringing advanced analytics into the organization, and being ready for whatever big data brings next has never been easier. Read this article to learn the key components of any big-data ready solution. read more

Commodities - Flying High or Feet of Clay

18th July 2017

Above all, the changing nature of commodities markets and emerging economies show that this already information-intensive business is at risk of becoming overwhelmed with data – with no concomitant gain in insight. read more

IFRS 9: 14 questions you need to explore before implementation

14th July 2017

Company: KnowCo Limited
IFRS 9 is a principles-based standard: it tells you what to do, but not how to do it. Designing and implementing a compliant response calls for many practical issues to be addressed and resolved. Here, in this one-page summary, are some of those issues... read more