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Meeting the challenges of governance, risk and compliance

22nd November 2010

By Steve Husk, FRSGlobal chief executive officerIntroductionThe current economic climate heightens the need for all financial services firms to accurately gauge required levels of regulatory compliance and economic capital in order to support their business strategy and risk appetite. More regulations are on the way, demanding increased... read more
Solvency II also offers opportunities for value creation

Solvency II also offers opportunities for value creation

2nd November 2010

Company: Capgemini
By José Kuizinga-van Burik, senior business consultantJeroen Kriele, managing consultant, CapgeminiGiven the combination of investments required to become Solvency II-compliant and the associated time pressure, the obvious short-term approach would be to focus exclusively on compliance. But in a wider perspective Solvency II also offers many... read more
Sibos 2010 Day Four - ‘Cost reduction and risk monitoring is key’

Sibos 2010 Day Four - ‘Cost reduction and risk monitoring is key’

29th October 2010

Company: bobsguide
As Sibos lumbers into its fourth day, signs of flagging are showing. Premature greyness has affected certain delegates at the conference centre while other attendees now resemble suit-wearing zombies, only capable of mumbling to themselves and shuffling between the stands. The amount of sessions, meetings and networking events has certainly been... read more
Sibos 2010 Day Two - Liquidity management is now 'flavour of the month'

Sibos 2010 Day Two - Liquidity management is now 'flavour of the month'

27th October 2010

Company: bobsguide
“Calm” and “comforting” - As Sibos headed into the second day, these two words were used by one vendor to describe the mood of 2010’s event - and was perhaps a far cry from how it felt to attend the conference during the past two years. As the ongoing dialogue over the future of the banking industry continued into day two, the words... read more
Sibos 2010 Day One - 'Banks and society are in this together'

Sibos 2010 Day One - 'Banks and society are in this together'

26th October 2010

Company: bobsguide
Last year Sibos began during a typhoon called Koppu. In 2008, the opening of the event coincided with the collapse of Lehman Brothers at what turned out to be the start of one of the worst financial crises to hit the markets since the Great Depression. So far 2010 has been less tumultuous. The main concern was arriving in time for the morning... read more
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Sibos is almost here

21st October 2010

Company: bobsguide
Sibos, one of the biggest events in the financial technology industry calendar, is nearly upon us. Organised by the Society for Worldwide Interbank Financial Telecommunication (SWIFT), this year’s event is taking place in Amsterdam and, if all goes according to plan, is due to start on Monday (October 25th). The main focus for much of Sibos’... read more
Risk management for corporate treasurers

Risk management for corporate treasurers

26th May 2010

Company: FIS
By Paul Bramwell, SVP Treasury Solutions,SunGard’s AvantGard. As we gradually emerge from the financial crisis, strong risk management measures are being hailed as the solution to previous failures that caused the credit bubble to burst. But for corporate treasurers, what does risk management mean, and how can the right risk management techniques... read more
Sailing the five Cs – managing enterprise counterparty credit risk in a post-crunch world

Sailing the five Cs – managing enterprise counterparty credit risk in a post-crunch world

20th May 2010

By Dan Reid, Triple Point Technology. There are any number of reasons why firms should take enterprise counterparty risk seriously and manage it appropriately. A perceived failure will start investors, rating agencies and counterparties questioning an organisation’s business processes and corporate governance procedures. The merest whiff of a... read more
The marriage of compliance and risk

The marriage of compliance and risk

20th May 2010

Company: Fidessa Group
By Steve Carrier-Simon,Fidessa LatentZero. With a new regulatory regime in the offing, and the promise of more stringent controls likely to be fulfilled, Steve Carrier-Simon of Fidessa LatentZero, looks at how asset management firms can prepare themselves by breaking down the barriers between legal, risk management and compliance teams. The... read more
Cashing in on banking security and compliance

Cashing in on banking security and compliance

20th May 2010

Company: Ipswitch
By Jonathan Lampe, VP of Product Management, Ipswitch File Transfer division. With awareness of data breaches at an all-time high, banking institutions are working hard to implement policies and solutions that protect sensitive financial information along with their reputations and industry competitiveness. In today’s digital world, critical... read more