Spreadsheets & Operational Risk: Instrument Valuation Issues, Data & Regulation

25th April 2017

Company: Xenomorph
Regulations such as BCBS 239 are forcing changes in the usage and governance of spreadsheets and other end-user computing (EUC) applications in financial markets. This paper outlines the main risks in spreadsheet usage in derivative and fixed income valuation, and explains some of the regulators motivations in addressing this source of operational... read more

GDPR: Failing to Prepare is Preparing to Fail

24th April 2017

Company: Druva
In this episode we are joined by Nathan Collins, EMEA Business Development Director and security expert at Druva and Clare Edwards, Associate at Hill Dickinson LLP to discuss GDPR and the impact it will have on the industry. If you're looking for a quick overview of GDPR and the next steps you and your business need to take to address this... read more

Islamic Banking & Digitalization in the New Age - Article by Rosie Kmeid

24th April 2017

Company: Path Solutions
Digital banking is all the rage with a growing number of banks striving to make their products and services accessible via different devices and available on different platforms. According to the World Islamic Banking Competitiveness Report 2016 by EY, Islamic banks have a much lower customer penetration in digital services compared to... read more

Spreadsheet Agility within EDM – Centralized. Audited. Compliant.

24th April 2017

Company: Xenomorph
This paper describes how spreadsheet calculations and analytics can be integrated within a centralized, audited Enterprise Data Management (EDM) process. Given regulations such as BCBS 239 and Dodd-Frank mandating a reduction in the reliance upon manual end-user processes, such an approach offers the flexibility, agility and ease of use that... read more

Briefing Note: MiFID II, MiFIR Data Management

24th April 2017

Company: Xenomorph
The implementation of MiFID II and MiFIR may have been delayed by a year, but its impact has not been lessened. While MiFID focused principally on European equity markets, its sequel has a much broader remit. It threatens to have repercussions across OTC and exchange traded derivatives, fixed income securities and structured products, as well as... read more

TimeScape EDM+ IFRS 9 Data Management Solution

24th April 2017

Company: Xenomorph
Mandatory adoption of IFRS 9 at the beginning of 2018 will prompt a number of data management challenges. Firms required to comply with the new accounting standards will need to pay particular attention to validating inputs and outputs of credit risk models, as financial statements become considerably more sensitive to credit quality. Furthermore,... read more

NETinfo at Nextgen Event Malta February 2017

24th April 2017

Company: NETinfo PLC
A successful introduction in Malt’s financial world with Nextgen Payments Forum 2017 where a premium gathering for senior executives involved in financial transactions and payments operations gather together. read more

Are You Worried About Uberization of Lending?

24th April 2017

Various industries are being disrupted majorly due to 3 factors - Dissatisfied customers, Undifferentiated products, High costs and low efficiency. Banking and Financial services is no different. To come out of this wave of Uberization as a winner, banks and financial Institutions need to reinvent and position themselves as a next generation... read more

New Report Release: Expectations for Japan-domiciled foreign-denominated funds

24th April 2017

Domestically domiciled foreign-denominated investment trusts are seen as a promising fund product that meets the needs of Japanese financial institutions, particularly banks. They also offer dividend tax advantages. While such funds can already be offered privately, several issues currently prevent them from being publicly offered to retail... read more