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Editor's picks: Developments in MiFID II

7th July 2017

Company: bobsguide
1. Making wealth managers ready as the MiFID II deadline approaches Rodney Taylor, Business Development Director, Profile Software The regulators have been clear in communicating the instruction that they expect best efforts to be made to comply with the fast approaching 3rd January 2018 deadline for MiFID II. Whilst an army of consultants... read more
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The emergence of Interaction Analytics as a compliance tool

4th July 2017

Business Systems’ Tim Thurston explains how Interaction Analytics can be used to help comply with the ever tightening regulations within the financial services Industry Why is the adoption of Interaction Analytics gaining momentum within financial services? In an effort to comply with the ever tightening regulations such as MiFID II,... read more
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Keeping up with European market infrastructure regulations

30th June 2017

The G20 commitments have significantly increased the levels of disclosure, granularity, traceability, and regularity of reporting requirements across the globe. The high standards expected by regulators are a challenge to all market participants. The only thing that is constant with the regulatory requirement is the continual change. Since 2014,... read more
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Financial services technology, machine learning and regtech

28th June 2017

Company: MathWorks
Over the decades, crises and subsequent regulatory change has transformed the risk-led financial services sector. However, financial organisations also have had reputations as early technology adopters, some quite “wild west” in their quest for differentiation and profitability. On one hand, the industry prioritises risk mitigation to... read more
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EBA’s consultation on economic downturn factors: Need of simplified approaches

28th June 2017

Company: Prometeia
The European Banking Authority (EBA) has recently launched a public consultation on its draft Regulatory Technical Standards (RTS) specifying the nature, severity and duration of an economic downturn, according to which institutions shall estimate the downturn of loss given default (LGD) and credit conversion factor (CCF), which are credit... read more
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How cybercriminals use the deep and dark web to target financial organisations

26th June 2017

Company: Flashpoint
Financial organisations face a barrage of threats from a range of different sources online. There is no doubt that the industry is a prime target for threat actors ranging from cybercriminals, to hacktivists, to nation states. In response, financial organisations should prioritise and implement effective cybersecurity processes, technology and... read more
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Rapid change is the only constant in the LNG Market

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
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The challenges of centralising foreign exchange operations for multinational corporates

12th June 2017

Company: Kyriba
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
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Editor's picks: Developments in financial inclusion

9th June 2017

Company: bobsguide
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
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Preparing for SFTR part 2: How financial services must respond

7th June 2017

Company: targit GmbH
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