Risk Management Systems Insights
23rd June 2017
Qatar has been the world’s largest exporter of LNG for almost a decade and has been the primary supplier to many Asian consumers, including most of the Japanese utilities. Currently accounting for about 38% of global LNG exports, Qatar has been able to develop its LNG industry by being a prolific and reliable supplier - and buyers have been... read more
12th June 2017
The ability to enter into new markets geographically can help drive top line revenue growth, or offer cost-cutting advantages in production and output. Companies expand internationally in one of two ways: organically or through M&A activity. International growth carries with it a number of added risks, the most prominent being... read more
9th June 2017
1. LexisNexis Risk Solutions Q&A on financial inclusion
Alex Hammond, Managing Editor, bobsguide
Bobsguide spoke to Thomas C. Brown, Senior Vice President, U.S. Commercial Markets and Global Market Development, LexisNexis Risk Solutions, to discuss the issue of financial inclusion for businesses and consumers, and how better data... read more
7th June 2017
In the second post of a two-part article, Marian Predov examines how financial services will be forced to react to impending SFTR regulation. Readers who missed part one, which discusses the regulation's aims, should read that article first.
And the reporting obligation goes to…?
In one word: everybody! The list includes... read more
6th June 2017
The financial crisis highlighted the need to improve regulation and monitoring outside the controlled world of banking. The volume of transactions carried out by banks had increased enormously and the risks created could be systemic.
Regulation (EU) 2015/2365 of the European Parliament and of the Council on transparency of ‘Securities... read more
31st May 2017
Here at bobsguide, we aim to keep you informed with the most important developments in finance and financial technology, and there is one particular theme that we find ourselves reporting on particularly often – how to deal with regulation changes.
So that we can bring you the most relevant insights and analysis about regulation and... read more
30th May 2017
As we have already witnessed, 2017 has and will continue to bring fundamental changes to regulations, challenging even the most robust operational teams across the industry who are asked to do more with less, on ever shorter deadlines. We look at the impact of collateral management within these functions that are pushed to their limits, and how... read more
29th May 2017
1. How “de-risking” is changing the face of AML compliance programs
Andrew Simpson, Chief Operating Officer, CaseWare Analytics
The last decade has brought with it sweeping changes to the financial industry that has made it increasingly difficult and costly for banks, money services businesses (MSBs) and other financial... read more
26th May 2017
Many customers have a form of love/ hate relationship with their software providers. While they love the functionality and how it empowers their company to operate and even gain competitive advantage, everyone grumbles about the rising costs.
This is certainly true for SAP, which has long been a business-critical piece of technology for many... read more