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SFTR: an overnight regulatory reporting headache ten years in the making

18th November 2019

Waiting ages for a major regulation to come along, and as soon as it arrives another new rule quickly follows. Before the industry has a chance to fully iron out all the post-Mifid II wrinkles, another regulation comes along. This time, compliance eyes are gazing upon the traditionally underreported world of repos, securities lending, and the... read more
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People moves: Bank of Ireland, Tide, Huntington, and more

15th November 2019

Company: bobsguide
TransUnion appoints Mike Davies as UK COO Consumer credit reporting agency TransUnion has appointed Mike Davies as new UK COO. He will look after the UK operations, optimising business processes to support continued growth. Davies has more than 20 years of experience in operational and IT leadership as well as business transformation and... read more
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SA-CCR (Basel IV): a new approach for counterparty credit risk

15th November 2019

Post global financial crisis (2008-09), multiple financial institutions and broad range of stakeholders raised a concern and discomfort with the institutions calculated and reported risk-weighted assets (RWA) and capital ratios. This results in analysis performed by multiple committees and agencies which indicated the material variability in the... read more
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Smoothing the way for real-time frictionless payments

14th November 2019

Company: GTreasury
Corporate treasurers are experiencing more payments volume than ever before, with billions of transactions executed daily across a variety of channels, currencies, and countries. Enhanced formats are emerging at lightspeed, and organizational structures are shifting with buyouts/expansions and the adoption of multi-system environments. The... read more
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Hybrid multi-cloud a must for banks

14th November 2019

Cloud adoption is increasingly powering the banking industry's ability to improve customer engagement worldwide. Though many banks are still in the early stages of adoption, the use of sophisticated and secure ways of migrating to the cloud is growing steadily across the industry. Cloud applications enable banks to drive enhanced operational... read more
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Report: Doubt over capital impact of FRTB’s IMA

14th November 2019

Company: bobsguide
The capital impact of the Basel Committee on Banking Supervision (BCBS)’s Fundamental review of the trading book (FRTB) is still being debated by the industry, according to several bankers, and market participants. As part of the Basel III reforms, banks must choose whether to calculate their market risk capital requirements using the... read more
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Financial services in the 2020s: From Open Banking to Open Finance

13th November 2019

Company: The ID Co.
Technology continues to progress at breakneck speed. At the same time, regulations imposed by national and supra-national bodies are introduced very slowly. This leads to a lag in which technology can impact without there being ample regulatory safeguards in place. We see this across industry, with questions asked on an ever-increasing frequency: ... read more
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Buyers’ brief: Banks innovate with corporate venture capital

13th November 2019

Company: bobsguide
A relatively new development is the recent growth in corporate venture capital (CVC) spending. Corporates interest in start-ups and, consequently, their involvement in both early and later-stage deals continues to rise. According to data from Pitchbook, CVC in the US accounted for $71bn of the total $135bn in overall venture capital investment... read more
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ISO 27701: the new international privacy standard

12th November 2019

In August, the International Organisation for Standardisation (ISO) and the International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC) released a new privacy standard set to become the benchmark for helping organisations comply with international privacy frameworks and laws. ISO/IEC 27701:2019 serves as a privacy extension to the internationally recognised... read more
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Financial services complaints: managing customer expectations

12th November 2019

Last month, the FCA published complaints data revealing an increase in complaints from 3.91m in the second half of 2018 to 4.29m in the first half of 2019. This can be attributed, mainly, to a 34 percent increase in the volume of PPI complaints received. This number rose from 1.58m to 2.12m. While an early rush to meet the August 2019 PPI... read more