Whitepapers

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Spreadsheets & Operational Risk: Mitigating Operational Risk With TimeScape EDM+

14th December 2017

Company: Xenomorph
Regulation is now forcing change in spreadsheet and other End User Computing (EUC) application usage and policy. This paper illustrates how the analytics and data management capabilities of TimeScape EDM+ mitigate the operational risks of spreadsheet usage and extend the footprint of Enterprise Data Management into the Front Office. read more
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Reaping the Benefits of Agility in Capital Markets

14th December 2017

Company: Murex
In the fast-evolving capital markets, technology needs to be up to date, scalable and able to cope with the heavy demands. With legacy infrastructures struggling to meet the challenges, adopting a DevOps approach to your technology can help you compete, improving quality, enhancing predictability and increasing flexibility. In this paper, we share... read more
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IFRS 9 Data Management Challenges

12th December 2017

Company: Xenomorph
The mandatory adoption of IFRS 9 at the beginning of 2018 will cause a number of data management challenges for firms impacted and required to comply with the new accounting standards. This paper outlines key challenges, including the need to adopt a consistent approach to measuring expected credit losses, as well as accurately classifying assets... read more
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Spreadsheets & Operational Risk: Instrument Valuation Issues, Data & Regulation

11th December 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
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Research: The Rise of Real-time Payments in North America

8th December 2017

Company: Icon Solutions
Icon Solutions initiated this research following the success of its previous paper which focused on the implications of instant payments and PSD2 on cards in Europe. As a follow-up, consultants Ovum set out to explore the North American landscape for Real Time Payments and Open Banking. In contrast with the previous study, this new research places... read more
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In-Memory Computing for Financial Services eBook: Part 3

7th December 2017

Company: GridGain Systems
Large companies accumulating massive amounts of data need to be able to perform analytics on that data in real time in a cost-conscious manner to ensure a good user experience. In this eBook, Part 3 of the In-Memory Computing for Financial Services eBook Series, discusses how financial service firms are using in-memory computing platforms such as... read more
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Spreadsheet Agility within EDM – Centralized. Audited. Compliant.

7th December 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

Artificial Intelligence in Securities Finance and Collateral Management

29th November 2017

Following numerous hype cycles, artificial intelligence is now gaining widespread adoption with the potential to radically transform many areas of the financial services industry. Our whitepaper covers the following topics: • What are the latest advances in AI in financial services? • Why is this different than previous technological... read more
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IFRS 9 hedge accounting: time is running out for compliance

28th November 2017

Company: ION Treasury
IFRS 9 will come into effect for periods beginning on or after 1 January 2018. As IFRS 9 compliance projects take time and come along with technology investments, they require a solid business case. This white paper gives finance teams an express track to compliance. Based on the experience of early adopters around the world, the information here... read more