Whitepapers

Central Bank Digital Currency: an innovation in payments

4th March 2021

Company: R3
Central Banks are starting to think seriously about issuing their own digital currencies, both to wholesale networks of banks, along with corporates, FinTechs and the general public. The resulting flood of excitement is beginning to activate a diverse group of participants across the payments ecosystem. This paper explores a range of proposed... read more

June 2020 Amended PRIIPs RTS: Performance Scenarios for Autocallables

1st March 2021

In this paper, we focus on the amendments related to autocallables. These products are known by various names in different countries including Kick-outs in the UK, Express Certificates in Germany, Austria, and Italy, and Autocall in Belgium, France, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Nordic countries and most of Europe. We limit the scope of this paper to... read more
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Blockchain and custodian services - New white paper from GFT & Digital Asset

24th February 2021

Company: GFT
Global custodians play a critical role in capital markets. From cross border securities and tax processing of asset holdings, custodians are constantly faced with the burden of direct liability along with the cost and risk associated with indirect asset control. In this new thought leadership paper, GFT & Digital Asset present several solutions... read more

Enterprise Blockchain Now: When to Jump and Where to Push

18th February 2021

Company: R3
A new report from research firm IDC and R3 identifies opportunities for software firms to use blockchain and digital assets to address rising customer demand for digital transformation.  read more

Gartner 2020 Blockchain Platform Report

11th February 2021

Company: R3
Gartner’s analysis of over 1000 blockchain projects highlights how business buy-in and the use of core distributed ledger capabilities has been key to driving focused solutions to production in 2020. read more
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Addressing challenges in ESG data management

5th February 2021

Company: alveo
The modern-day investment manager faces many challenges when integrating and enabling ESG data in the decision-making processes. In essence, these issues are not dissimilar from those integrating other types of security master data, but the key problem is that ESG data is wide and disperse – even amongst the top ESG data providers – and to... read more
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What lies ahead for the banking industry in 2021?

5th February 2021

Company: Auriga
It is time to step back and take a look at 2020, consider the lessons learnt and the trends likely to emerge in the banking sector in the next 12 months. Banks must demonstrate a solid understanding of the current industry landscape and stay aligned with customers’ needs and expectations in order to differentiate themselves against... read more

Free eBook: The Benefits of Real-Time Intraday Liquidity Management

2nd February 2021

Company: Planixs
Banks and financial institutions influenced by intraday liquidity regulations have an opportunity to build a stronger, competitive position by improving their current liquidity management processes. Mastering Intraday Liquidity Management (ILM) offers benefits beyond compliance. Enhanced performance and operations, along with improved risk... read more
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FRTB: Banks’ Regulatory Capital Calculations Just Got More Complicated

29th January 2021

Company: alveo
Explore the impact of FRTB. Authors from ICE Data Services, Alveo, Baker McKenzie, LLP, and Capital Markets Advisors, LLC address different aspects of FRTB including capital optimization and data modellability, the legal perspective, market data integration issues, banking/trading book boundary considerations and governance requirements. read more
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Leveraging real-time payments digital ecosystems: Benefit from expanded access

28th January 2021

Company: Bottomline
Explore trends in payment system access models & examine how the move toward open access can enable the next-generation of payment services. The 4 steps to success: • Choose the correct RTP model for your business • Build the RTP business case • Select the right implementation approach for your strategy • Transform your RTP strategy into... read more