Risk Management Systems Insights
2nd April 2020
Uncertainty around Brexit, oil wars and America’s multiple trade disputes have been complicating firms’ ability to manage cash flows and prepare treasury plans, but many of these issues have been totally overshadowed by the devastating emergence of COVID-19.
Finance and treasury functions face uncertain times. JPMorgan is forecasting... read more
30th March 2020
In 2016, the global fraud detection market was valued by Allied Marked Research at $13.6bn.
Fast forward to today: according to Fortune Business Insight, the global market for anti-fraud solutions will grow from $19.3bn in 2018 to $110bn in 2026. The growth is exponential, and the banking, financial services, insurance and manufacturing sectors... read more
24th March 2020
The scale of the problem has been demonstrated by the legislative activity of the European Parliament, which over the past five years has adopted three directives regarding anti-money laundering and terrorism financing.
Complying with the directives is a particular challenge for banks, exposed to a three-fold risk in terms of money laundering... read more
20th March 2020
During these unprecedented times, corporate treasurers must deal with a difficult and uncertain new normal.
Drawing relevance of data analytics to the treasury function, Börries Többens – senior manager, finance advisory, KPMG writes: “Analytics serves to derive specific measures/decisions from findings and is upstream from... read more
16th March 2020
SEGRO is a UK Real Estate Investment Trust (REIT), and a leading owner, manager and developer of modern warehouses and light industrial property. It is the largest listed pan-European warehouse owner and developer.
The group owns or manages eight million square metres of space (86 million square feet) valued at £12.2bn serving customers... read more
12th March 2020
With markets teetering across the globe, firms are turning more to software providers to help mitigate the damage. BlackRock's proprietary software has become – perhaps - indispensible to many.
Asset, Liability, Debt and Derivative Investment Network, or Aladdin, is the asset manager’s proprietary risk management system... read more
3rd March 2020
Financial regulators and supervisors are struggling to establish an approach to concentration risk among third-party suppliers, as the use cases for outsourcing in financial services grow.
According to James Kemp, managing director, Association for Financial Markets in Europe (AFME), there is uncertainty over how to regulate concentration risk... read more
2nd March 2020
While it’s critical for financial institutions to have a tight handle on their trade reporting, the business case for developing proprietary reporting solutions in house is flimsy in 2020. With secure, customisable cloud-based solutions available out of the box, which have been tested across multiple trading platforms and offer attractive... read more
27th February 2020
In 2019, it was clear that regulators overall had become much better at parsing the differences between cryptocurrency and blockchain and, increasingly, the difference between permissioned and permissionless blockchains, an even less acknowledged and understood distinction.
In cryptocurrencies, questions around their classification were... read more