Best Practice


The FRTB: Do not underestimate the standardised approach

1st September 2016

Company: AxiomSL
There is currently a lot of discussion in the industry about the internal model-based approach to the FRTB; however, it is important that banks do not underestimate the challenges of implementing the FRTB standardised method, particularly as it will impact all institutions including those that adopt the internal approach. Among the significant... read more

The evolving buy side operating model

26th August 2016

When 60 to 70% of the individuals working in large funds are not directly generating alpha or raising capital, they may need to ask themselves whether it is time to change their operating models. As buy side firms assess their operating model, what are the key questions they should ask to determine what is differentiating for them and what would be... read more

Meeting the challenges of global Trade and Transaction Reporting

15th August 2016

Company: AxiomSL
The global burden of trade and transaction reporting is set to significantly increase in coming years, with the UK alone spending £17 million on in-house reporting solutions for EMIR and MiFID and the US spending a staggering 73 million paperwork hours on Dodd-Frank. Banks need a single transaction reporting solution that addresses the manifold... read more

Time to move beyond fixed data model technology

9th May 2016

Company: AxiomSL
The cracks in fixed data model technology are appearing, and it's no wonder firms are now recognizing the benefits of a flexible data model when confronting a torrent of operational and technical challenges. read more

Manage Risk: Building an Effective Business Continuity & Disaster Recovery Plan

21st April 2016

Company: Kyriba
This webinar, in partnership with GTNews, will provide critical insights at the CEO, CFO, CIO level and is relevant to the organization, especially treasury. Following this online session, finance leaders and treasury teams will walk away understanding the importance of business continuity and continuation planning (BCCP) to align business... read more

WHITE PAPER: Preparing for the IFRS 9 Game-Changer

18th April 2016

Company: AxiomSL
Read how to overcome the fundamental IFRS 9 implementation challenges, including: upgrading data handling; changing internal databases; addressing the goals of CROs and CFOs; and reconciling regulatory and accounting demands. read more

Laying a solid foundation for the IRB Approach in Turkey

29th March 2016

Company: AxiomSL
Turkey’s Banking Regulation and Supervision Agency (BDDK) is moving ahead with plans to permit the use of the Internal Ratings-Based (IRB) Approach to credit risk. Having relied on the Standardized Approach for some time, many banks will be eager to reduce their capital requirements by moving to more risk-sensitive IRB models. However, in order... read more

Preparing for automation in South Africa

9th March 2016

Company: AxiomSL
To maximize their return on investment, South African banks should choose a regulatory platform that can be used to support multiple requirements from a single instance. As well as massively reducing their capital and operational costs, this will ensure consistency between the data submitted to different regulators as it will all originate from the... read more

Time to prepare strategically for the FRTB and other ‘Basel IV’ calculations

7th March 2016

Company: AxiomSL
Nicola Hortin, Head of the EMEA Regulatory Analysis Team at AxiomSL, gave an interview to the Center for Financial Professionals ahead of the Fundamental Review of the Trading Book (FRTB) conference it will be hosting in London in April. read more

White paper: Making BCBS 239 operational

4th March 2016

Company: AxiomSL
The Basel Committee on Banking Supervision’s 239 (BCBS 239) Principles for Effective Risk Data Aggregation and Risk Reporting have wide-ranging implications for global systemically important banks (G-SIBs). However, many banks appear to have overlooked the important role that the regulatory calculation and reporting platform will have to play in... read more