Data Solutions Insights


Show Report: MobeyDay 2013 and Monetising the Mobile

1st July 2013

Company: bobsguide
The second staging of the MobeyDay conference was held last month in Barcelona, Spain, despite the best efforts of the French air traffic control strike which made travelling to and from the mobile financial services (MFS) event difficult, reports Sirpa Nordlund, executive director of the organising Mobey Forum. The theme for MobeyDay 2013, held... read more

Is There a Future for Cheques in the UK?

29th April 2013

Company: bobsguide
The Chancellor of the Exchequer in the UK gave a speech earlier this year that included criticism of the UK's payment systems and put forward some specific ideas for making 21st-century Britain a better place to do business. Conversely however, writes Dave Birch of Consult Hyperion, he also cited "saving the cheque" as one of these... read more

Show Preview: InfoSec Europe 2013 and securing your financial future

19th April 2013

Company: bobsguide
Infosecurity Europe, running 23-25 April at the London Earls Court Exhibition Centre, is expected to attract more than 10,000 infosec delegates, 350 exhibitors, and numerous bank chief information security officers (CISOs) such as Michael Paisley at Santander, and risk and security equivalents at Citi, Bank of America Merrill Lynch, Co-operative... read more

FSA replacement bodies reveal plans and risk outlooks: 1 April also date for new Libor rules and easier entry rules

28th March 2013

Company: bobsguide
It’s not a joke and the date of its demise is coincidental insists the UK Financial Services Authority (FSA), which will be replaced by the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) and the Prudential Regulation Authority (PRA) on 1 April 2013. The outgoing UK regulatory body has revealed the business plan and risk outlook for the new bodies,... read more

Show Report: FPL EMEA Trading Conference

28th February 2013

Company: bobsguide
The fifth annual FIX Protocol Ltd (FPL) trading conference for financial market participants in Europe, Middle-East and Asia (EMEA) got underway in the City of London today at the Old Billingsgate market. The growth in multi-asset trading, spread in connectivity and technology, need to serve the buy-side, and the challenge of complying with... read more

Event Report: London FP&A Club and Certification Launched

4th February 2013

Company: bobsguide
A new networking group and business best practice forum was launched at the prestigious City Club of London last Thursday night to support financial planning and analysis (FP&A) professionals and aid their career development, reports Neil Ainger. News about a forthcoming FP&A certification programme was also unveiled, alongside the... read more

Examining the Technology Options for Portfolio Oversight

21st January 2013

Company: bobsguide
The ever-increasing importance of portfolio oversight and more flexible reporting in the asset management field cannot be overstated, says David Adams in this Bobsguide feature looking at the regulatory and market drivers for increased oversight and the need for technology assistance. Regulators and clients increasingly want asset managers... read more

Evolving Corporate Actions: The Drivers of Transformation

14th January 2013

Company: bobsguide
In a financial services (FS) market that is under increasing pressure to measure, monitor and report on various aspects of risk on an intra-day basis, corporate actions processing remains an anomaly. Changes to corporate actions processing and distribution – often still inconsistent and fraught with unnecessary delays, risk and cost... read more

2013 Predictions for compliance, retail banking and security

8th January 2013

Company: bobsguide
As is usual at this time of year, the Bobsguide bunker HQ, has been receiving many submissions from vendors predicting what they think will be the big technology issues in the year ahead. In this compilation, collected by Neil Ainger, we take a look at some of the predictions for the compliance sector, including AML and the new regulatory... read more

2013 Predictions: What comes after the financial services industrial revolution?

4th December 2012

Company: bobsguide
The director of financial services strategy at Pegasystems, Tony Tarquini, thinks that 2013 may at last see some moves towards cross-channel retail banking integration as post-industrial banking gets underway. Paul Tucker, the deputy governor of the Bank of England addressed the British Bankers’ Association (BBA) annual conference in... read more