Risk Management Systems Insights
5th December 2017
This article looks back on an article we did in February which predicted the top 10 UK fintechs to watch for 2017. Were we right? How have those fintechs performed and what has 2017 done for them?
What we thought then: The fintech industry has seen tremendous growth in last decade. The sector now supports over 61,000 jobs and turns over... read more
5th December 2017
More often than not when I browse a trade journal or the news these days, Artificial Intelligence (AI) is front and centre. AI, robots, and other technologies reminiscent of science fiction are beginning to take shape in all aspects of our lives. From the automotive industry to Amazon, and now even to the financial services industry, corporations... read more
30th November 2017
Chris Sparks, Chief Risk Officer at Atom Bank, spoke to bobsguide to discuss nightmare risks, the burgeoning technological revolution in risk management and how a digital challenger bank is approaching PSD2 and GDPR.
Chris started out in risk management with a grounding in computational mathematics and data analysis. After leading the analytics... read more
24th November 2017
In recent years, the financial services industry has been shaken by a string of public cyber attacks targeting high-street names such as Tesco Bank, Equifax and Lloyds.
With financial data being one of the most sought after and most frequently targeted data types, it’s perhaps not surprising that attackers sometimes succeed in breaching... read more
21st November 2017
Volker Abel - Senior Manager, zeb Frankfurt, Martin Hluze - Manager, Office Vienna, Benjamin Banner - Senior Consultant, Office Munich, Fiammetta Rubinacci - Senior Consultant, Office Zurich
The regulatory treadmill of the banking industry
European banks have been affected by comprehensive... read more
21st November 2017
U.S. agency residential mortgage-backed securities (RMBS) are the largest and most liquid securitized asset class in the world. Pooling thousands of individual mortgages into a standardized security lets investors easily gain exposure to this important asset class. RMBS provide an attractive yield relative to U.S. Treasuries with comparable credit... read more
14th November 2017
It's often said we are on the brink of a technological revolution, where every aspect of our lives will be changed beyond recognition by AI and other high-tech developments. All this talk about the big tomorrow makes it seem that someone will throw a giant switch whereby technology is not relevant one day, and then is the next.
This is, of... read more
9th November 2017
This final article in our risk management systems guide will look at the struggle of implementing risk management solutions with expert insight as well as a case study provided by a risk vendor.
This ultimate article in the bob’s guide to risk management systems has sought to enlighten and clarify the risk management acquisition... read more
3rd November 2017
Technology is an ever-moving target. That’s how I’ve described it to my children, adding that it’s also one of the most demanding working environments, because every few weeks or months you need to understand and account for new technologies changing the nature of IT.
In other industries, such as the medical profession,... read more
2nd November 2017
On May 25th, 2018, a mere eight months away, the biggest overhaul of EU data protection law will come into force for all EU Member States with the introduction of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).
GDPR will impose substantial financial penalties on firms who fail to meet the new rules on the management of personal data of EU... read more