Best Practice

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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
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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
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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
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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

IFRS 9: Addressing key points including the classification/measurement of assets

22nd September 2015

Company: AxiomSL
AxiomSL’s solution for International Financial Reporting Standard 9 (IFRS 9) addresses key aspects of the requirements, including the classification and measurement of assets. It gives clients the option of leveraging a model developed by AxiomSL’s partner, AlgoSave, to calculate expected credit loss (ECL) at both the portfolio and entity... read more

Common Reporting Standard solution

26th March 2015

Company: AxiomSL
AxiomSL’s flexible, scalable, automated solution provides all of the functionality market participants need to comply with the requirements of the Common Reporting Standard (CRS). This includes ongoing support for all reporting schemas, and dashboards for managing the attestation of regulatory reports. AxiomSL’s ‘one platform’ model means... read more

2014 gtnews Investment Strategy Survey

24th September 2014

The 2014 gtnews Investment Strategy Survey underwritten by State Street Global Advisors examines the investment strategies organisations are employing, as well as the impact of recent policy changes and regulations on day-to-day operations. read more

Transaction Banking Survey

24th September 2014

tnews conducted the 2014 gtnews Transaction Banking Survey of its subscribers to gauge their organisations’ level of satisfaction with their transaction service providers. Additionally, the survey assessed the number of bank relationships maintained, factors considered when selecting banking partners, banking channels and access preferences. The... read more

gtnews Guide to Investing Operating Cash

24th September 2014

This guide aims to support treasury practitioners tasked with investing short-term surplus cash. While most companies have varying cash balances over the course of a year, treasurers can consider cash as falling into three separate categories for investment purposes: Operating cash, short-term strategic cash and longer-term cash. The focus in this... read more