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CTO headache: choosing the right fintech solutions

10th July 2018

Company: bobsguide
Over the past few years, financial market participants have come to rely more and more on third party tech vendors for a list of reasons. From risk management to trading to treasury and compliance, few financial firms don’t find themselves reliant on the expertise of the fintech community. But while selecting, negotiating, and dealing with... read more
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Mifid II call recording failure: problems of procurement?

9th July 2018

Company: bobsguide
Few anticipated Europe’s largest set of financial rules to be a walk in the park – even after the one-year delay that many had hoped would give market participants time to get their compliance requirements in order. Several months in, however, and many are still struggling: recent research by communications specialists TeleWare suggests... read more
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The modern mainframe – a platform for the digital age?

9th July 2018

Company: Micro Focus
When we take money out of an ATM, open a new bank account, get a new car insurance quote online, or simply check our account balance on a mobile device, a mainframe somewhere is handling the request. Mainframes are the bedrock of the financial services industry. According to a study by BMC, over two-thirds of the mainframe community are now... read more
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The evolution of treasury management in the fintech era

6th July 2018

Company: Login S.A.
The global rise in financial regulation and international expansion of financial operations are driving treasury departments in banks to remodel and integrate their activities. This shift is mostly affecting automation and straight-through-processing (STP) in front-to-back office operations, the tools to facilitate regulatory compliance and... read more
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Firms call for better data

6th July 2018

In recent years, financial organisations have been attempting to pull more value from their data. Regulations – such as Mifid II – have provoked market participants to get a better handle on the information they store, but it doesn’t always come easily. bobsguide spoke with Tom Wieczorek, managing director, product management, and... read more
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The innovation capacity scale

5th July 2018

Company: Citisoft
Let’s imagine a scale against which all asset management firms could evaluate their power to innovate. In my opinion I do not think most asset management firms would appreciate where they would be located on an ‘innovation capacity scale’. If they had more of an objective understanding of their own characteristics, it would make... read more
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US fintech perspective: Dodd Frank repeal an opportunity

3rd July 2018

Company: bobsguide
On May 24, the Trump administration followed through on its pledge to begin the process of reforming parts of the Dodd Frank Act, implemented by Obama to curtail the effects of a future 2008 scenario. President Trump signed a bipartisan bill into law that eases the ‘one-size-fits-all’ capital requirements for regional and community... read more
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The best API will win the day for regional banks

29th June 2018

Company: bobsguide
With more than 75% of larger global banks retracting their correspondent banking relationship in the international markets, regional banks are frequently turning to the new utility model as well as emerging fintech to keep delivering the international services to their clients that they’ve come to expect. “As the retreat continues,... read more
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Educating finance: cultivating fintech knowledge becoming critical

26th June 2018

Company: bobsguide
The future of finance sits at a precarious juncture. Over the past few years, banks, trading houses and financial services providers – small and large – have become completely reliant on financial technology. The result has been more competitive, safer, and most transparent markets. It seems difficult to see how such progress could... read more
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Top software solutions and software for mutual funds

25th June 2018

Company: bobsguide
These are challenging times for many fund managers. Regulators in key jurisdictions across the globe have started to place fees and charges under a microscope, introducing tough new legislative hurdles in a bid to improve transparency for clients. Yet this shifting regulatory landscape has consequently driven up compliance costs and placed a... read more