Asset Management Systems Insights

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Aiis to the Right: Down but not out after MiFID II

7th November 2017

Reg data transformation and history Down… Despite the majority of the industry’s practitioners’ opinion that the proven Aii is being replaced with the somewhat inferior ISIN symbology, MIFID II regulations have mandated ISIN use for all markets, including those existing that use the Alternative Instrument Identifier... read more
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MiFID II: Achieving a comprehensive and compliant dataset

6th November 2017

Company: Asset Control
In just a matter of months, firms must be MiFID II compliant. Yet, despite the impending deadline, the data keeps changing. While understanding of the requirements is one thing, can organisations be confident in their current ability to create a master data repository that can support the new regulatory reporting standards? Putting understanding... read more
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Are fintech’s latest buzzwords up to the task of solving MiFID II?

2nd November 2017

Company: bobsguide
Quentin Limouzi, Chief Revenue Officer for TS, an electronic trading solution provider, speaks to bobsguide about the current trading market, challenges arising from MiFID II and finding the signal through the noise when it comes to fintech’s buzzwords. How did you come to TS?  I joined TS in 2002 as an intern in London when... read more
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Getting to grips with GDPR: Record-keeping, data erasure and client offboarding

2nd November 2017

Company: Fenergo
On May 25th, 2018, a mere eight months away, the biggest overhaul of EU data protection law will come into force for all EU Member States with the introduction of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). GDPR will impose substantial financial penalties on firms who fail to meet the new rules on the management of personal data of EU... read more
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Macro prudential stress testing: Monitoring the financial system Pt.2

31st October 2017

Company: Prometeia
EU-wide stress tests of the EBA chiefly represent a micro prudential and severe assessment of the solvency of the individual banks monitored by the ECB, useful for preventive actions in specific situations. This is an extremely useful test, although insufficient per se from the perspective of the supervisory authorities. As explained... read more
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How regtech is creating new relationships between global service providers and technology firms in the search for revenue

30th October 2017

Company: Confluence
On a recent flight home after a client meeting, I found myself thinking about what is really motivating global financial services companies in their decision-making around technology and regulatory compliance. In the highly competitive third-party administrator space, I think one of the primary motivators is the fear of revenue loss (really,... read more
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Creating a state-of-the-art office of finance from scratch

27th October 2017

Company: EOH UK
How Electra Private Equity changed its modus operandi with cloud ERP deployment Bringing your finance function in-house after years of outsourcing and creating a CFO role from scratch does not need to be a daunting task. If you build a fully digital function, making use of the latest technology tools and processes, you are in for a win. ... read more
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Macro prudential stress testing: "Monitoring" the European financial system

25th October 2017

Company: Prometeia
The most original innovations often stem from necessity or are born for the purposes of overcoming unforeseen difficulties. This is the case for macro prudential stress tests, namely a set of analysis techniques used by financial supervisory authorities since the great global financial crisis in 2007-2009. This approach has resulted in the... read more
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MiFID II countdown: Everything you need to know about call recording retention and retrieval

24th October 2017

With regulators across different markets demanding for increased trade transparency and longer retention periods for call recordings; how can financial firms keep on top of their call recording estate? Business Systems UK Not to state the obvious but, it won’t be long before MiFID II comes into effect in January 2018. It’s... read more
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LCR and NSFR simulation: A core component of a holistic liquidity risk management approach

23rd October 2017

Company: zeb
Bernhard Kretschmar Senior Manager, zeb Frankfurt & Sebastian Lesslhumer Manager, zeb Vienna “Liquidity is crucial to the ongoing viability of any banking organisation”.  This statement was made by the Basel Committee on Banking Supervision (BCBS) in 2006. During the financial crisis, it... read more