Retail Banking Systems Insights

Change – will it bring success or suffering for UK lenders?

Change – will it bring success or suffering for UK lenders?

11th June 2010

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By Mikael Krohn, VP at EDB Business PartnerLiquidity and risk management will stand out as key challenges for the financial sector over the next year, not least due to the huge potential cost of compliance. In fact, the French Banking Federation predicted that Basel III proposals would lead to a €360 billion core capital deficit for eurozone... 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
Supply chain management back on the corporate agenda for 2010

Supply chain management back on the corporate agenda for 2010

24th May 2010

By Paddy Earnshaw CRM Director, Travelex Global Business PaymentsAs the UK creeps out of recession, growing numbers of British businesses have increased their focus on cash management strategies. With short-term cost cutting measures such as headcount reductions exhausted in 2009, cost reduction through more effective supply-chain management has... read more
The race is on to prepare for Solvency II

The race is on to prepare for Solvency II

21st May 2010

Company: Capgemini
By Vincent Pit, European Leader, Compliance and Risk Management, Capgemini.The deadline for Solvency II, the set of new European Union wide rules bringing into force new capital adequacy and risk management requirements for insurers, is fast approaching and the insurance industry faces a major task in preparing for these rule changes. Many insurers... 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
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
Cashing in on cash management

Cashing in on cash management

19th May 2010

By Les Gosling, head of EMEA,TwoFour. The impending liquidity regulation’s demand for greater transparency and reporting, combined with the need to increase the optimisation of available funds, has led to an increased focus on risk across the inter-bank market. Here, Les Gosling, head of EMEA at TwoFour, discusses how banks can best meet their... read more
Global transaction banking and integrated product offerings – a bank’s mantra in troubled times and beyond

Global transaction banking and integrated product offerings – a bank’s mantra in troubled times and beyond

19th May 2010

By K Nanda KumarSunTec Business Solutions CEO.Banks are increasingly focusing (or needing to) on sourcing more dependable and recurring fee income due to the pressures of abating interest income, combined with the economic slowdown and credit crisis.Banks today are going through probably one of the toughest times in their modern existence. The... read more