Trading Systems Insights

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
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 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
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Risk in the boardroom – arming the c-suite for future black swans

19th May 2010

By Dr Willi Brammertz,Senior risk advisor,FRSGlobal. As the dust of the financial crisis settles patterns of a new order have begun to emerge. Recent market volatility, has led to increased risk awareness at board level, fuelled by additional internal and external regulation driven-demands. The board therefore needs better risk management tools... read more