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Editor’s picks: The many applications of Machine Learning in banking

22nd September 2017

Company: bobsguide
Can robots and data stop banks terror financing? Vicky Beckett, Editor, GTNews Buying a new printer from ISIS is probably not how many people envision their stationary shopping to proceed. But it was only a month ago that the FBI announced that it had found a senior Islamic State (ISIS) official sent money to an alleged operative based in the... read more
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How the cloud offers solutions to MiFID II compliance

22nd September 2017

Company: Hedgd
MiFID II does not require an Order Management System (OMS) to be present within an organisation and it is possible to meet the regulation without one. However the ability to comply can be made simpler by having an OMS within the workflow. The Order Management System is an application that has existed in the hedge fund and asset management... read more
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How HSBC is using AI in its anti-money laundering compliance

21st September 2017

Company: bobsguide
Gurjeet Singh, co-founder and Executive Chairman of Ayasdi, spoke to bobsguide about the challenges of compliance with anti-money laundering, the characteristics of AI, and how AI is vastly improving false positive rates on suspicious security reports. How did you find your way to Ayasdi? I did my graduate work in computational mathematics... read more
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Taking control of data access: Reducing risk ahead of the GDPR

21st September 2017

Company: Varonis
Matt Lock, Director of Sales Engineers, Varonis The legal implementation of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is looming and with data volumes set to grow, it’s never been more important for the financial sector to take control of their data. However, a recent global report has found that 76% of IT decision makers in the... read more
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Can robots and data stop banks terror financing?

20th September 2017

Company: bobsguide
Buying a new printer from ISIS is probably not how many people envision their stationary shopping to proceed. But it was only a month ago that the FBI announced that it had found a senior Islamic State (ISIS) official sent money to an alleged operative based in the US via a global financial network that used fake eBay sales to mask... read more
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How AI and automation are changing the insurance industry

20th September 2017

Company: Fujitsu
Average car insurance premiums have gone up by 11 percent in the past year, according to recent data from the Association of British Insurers (ABI). Insurance has always been a grudge purchase, but with prices soaring, consumers are questioning the value for money they’re getting with their policies. Fujitsu’s own New Pace of Change... read more
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PSD2 and the payments ecosystem metamorphosis: How banks can save the banks

19th September 2017

Company: TAS Group
With the activation of PSD2 regulation beginning in January 2018 for all EU countries, third parties will get access to financial data of banking customers under the condition that those customers gave their explicit consent.  While this new legislation will open up the payment space for new Third Party Providers (TPPs) such as Payment... read more
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How to choose your new Portfolio Management System

19th September 2017

Company: Hedgeguard
Scaling up. Unlocking “operational alpha”. Building an institutional investor and regulator proof infrastructure. These are all key considerations at the forefront of fund managers’ agendas. New technology has allowed funds to achieve increased operational efficiencies which have fed into front office performance. The Portfolio... read more
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The LEI mechanism implementation: Next steps explained

19th September 2017

Company: bobsguide
The LEI Handbook, Exchange Data's Guide to Financial Codes, written by economist and Harvard trained Ozren Cvjetic, has recently been published. bobsguide sat down with the author to discuss the major themes covered in the book. Does your academic background provide you with unique insights into the world of financial regulation, as... read more