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A Day in the Life: Assured Identity in Finance and Banking

20th July 2017

Company: Crossmatch
Throughout the day, users need to prove their identity to access the systems and applications required to do their job. Until now, IT had to make an unacceptable choice: either enforce cumbersome authentication requirements that frustrate end users or relax authentication security for convenience and usability. Today, you no longer need to make... read more
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RFA Risk Management Guide for the Alternative Investment Sector

19th July 2017

Company: RFA
RFA understands the pressures that face the alternative investment sector today, including security, regulation, contracts and negotiations, property and budgeting, and, most importantly, the management of risk. read more
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6 Things Your Company Needs to be Big Data Ready

18th July 2017

Taking advantage of new technology, bringing advanced analytics into the organization, and being ready for whatever big data brings next has never been easier. Read this article to learn the key components of any big-data ready solution. read more
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Commodities - Flying High or Feet of Clay

18th July 2017

Above all, the changing nature of commodities markets and emerging economies show that this already information-intensive business is at risk of becoming overwhelmed with data – with no concomitant gain in insight. read more
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IFRS 9: 14 questions you need to explore before implementation

14th July 2017

Company: KnowCo Limited
IFRS 9 is a principles-based standard: it tells you what to do, but not how to do it. Designing and implementing a compliant response calls for many practical issues to be addressed and resolved. Here, in this one-page summary, are some of those issues... read more
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Spreadsheet Risk in Stress Testing

14th July 2017

Company: KnowCo Limited
Many small- medium sized banks rely on excel for financial stress-testing and modelling, creating potential for errors and regulatory risk. KnowCo's automated, easy-to-use stress testing solution enables improved data integrity. The process uses a templated data mapping process which will typically uncover instances of data degradation and expose... read more

Bringing Transparency Through MiFID II

12th July 2017

Company: Morningstar
The January 2018 deadline is quickly approaching for asset managers to calculate and deliver the new fee data required by MiFID II for their investment products. At the same time, advisory firms are determining how to source this data and how they’ll report it to their clients, particularly in pre-sale conversations. read more

Adapting Your Advice for MiFID II

12th July 2017

Company: Morningstar
Financial firms throughout Europe are rethinking their advice processes as they approach the January 2018 implementation deadline for MiFID II. The directive requires all advisers to make sure that the portfolios and advice they offer are suitable to investors’ needs. read more
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It’s a marathon, not a sprint -When selecting new collateral management system

10th July 2017

When selecting a new collateral management system, market participants should take a long-term view toward the future. This article explores different deployment options available and what parameters to be considered. Read the complimentary article and find out the What Key Questions to ask when selecting a new collateral management system. ... read more