Risk Management Systems Insights
30th October 2012
The second day of the Sibos 2012 trade show in Osaka, Japan, contained a discussion about the development of the Target2Securities (T2S) European securities settlement engine and a separate panel about the rise of China’s renminbi (RMB), says Tom Groenfeldt, reporting for Bobsguide.
The slow development of the Target2Securities... read more
29th October 2012
Paul Imm, head of financial institution solutions and high value payments at JP Morgan, EMEA, outlines what he thinks will be some of the hot topics at this year’s Sibos 2012 trade show, which runs all this week from 29 Oct-1 November, with particular reference to his payments speciality.
I expect globalisation to be one of the hot... read more
29th October 2012
The Sibos 2012 trade show started today in Osaka, Japan, with an opening plenary from the new chief executive officer (CEO) of SWIFT, Gottfried Leibbrant, recounting his first 120 days in charge and his plans for the future, says Tom Groenfeldt. A panel of bankers, consultants and technologists also addressed the key question of the role... read more
29th October 2012
With the Sibos 2012 trade show starting up today in Osaka, Japan, which will be covered by a daily bobsguide show blog at the end of each day, Nitin Sirohi, solution head for TCS BaNCS’ Wholesale Banking unit discusses one of the expected hot topics. He examines how banks that are challenged by new non-traditional players, from supermarket... read more
25th October 2012
With the Sibos 2012 trade show, organised by Swift due to start next week – unfortunately without a number of Chinese banks – it is probably a good idea to remind yourself of the essential elements of a good request for proposal (RFP) process. After all, says Jonathan Williams, director of product strategy at Experian, for those... read more
17th October 2012
Ahead of the Sibos 2012 trade show in Osaka, Japan, on 29 October to 1 November, which will be covered by a daily bobsguide show blog, Richard Chapman, product director, operations, for SunGard’s banking unit discusses one of the topics that is always up for debate: reconciliation. He outlines here how to achieve operational maturity in... read more
9th October 2012
By Mariusz Podsiadlo - Head of Product Management, Misys Global Risk – Liquidity
The aftermath of the credit crisis has seen a flurry of regulatory activity, especially in the previously ignored area of liquidity risk: the Basel Committee on Banking Supervision published its ‘Principles for Sound Liquidity Risk Management and... read more
8th October 2012
by Ras Sipko
The alternative investment industry has had to reinvent itself over the past few years following the financial crisis, which has resulted in the emergence of a number of hybrid schemes that make use of both hedge fund and private equity strategies.
Hybrid funds are a response by managers to the challenges of striving to... read more
4th October 2012
By Denise Montgomery, research director, Ovum financial services research and advisory, Asia-Pacific.
Banks continue to invest in new mobile front-end applications, online development, and agility. To speed the quality and relevance of decision-making and customer experience in such fast-paced environments, however, analytics are often... read more
5th September 2012
By Neil Ainger
The tectonic plates in banking may finally be beginning to shift with the recent announcement that Antony Jenkins, who currently heads up the retail and business banking side of Barclays Bank, is to take over as the new chief executive officer (CEO). He succeeds Bob Diamond who was forced out in July after the bank’s... read more