Risk Management Systems Insights

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Beating the bandits with blockchain banking

10th May 2018

In today’s realm of hyper-connectivity, making purchases has never been easier. In the UK, consumers have a huge number of options to choose from, whether that be one-click, contactless, mobile, voice and more – all of which are designed to help streamline the path to purchase, making it easier for consumers to spend money. While... read more
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Maximum automation: from project-related business to risk reporting at Rieter

9th May 2018

Automated FX management and IFRS 9: In the course of a joint development project, the textile machine manufacturer Rieter and the reporting specialist TIPCO have created a tool which not only reflects the company’s FX hedging strategy but also prepares hedge proposals. The tool even takes care of the reporting for hedge accounting in... read more
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Integrating political analysis into portfolio risk calculations

8th May 2018

“Political risk? SAD!” With the global economy continuing to grow steadily without evidence of a strong upsurge in inflation, recent market corrections have increasingly been driven by concerns about political developments. Whether these appear in the form of a tweet from the US president, Brexit, North Korea, Italy or any other... read more
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The role of deception in cyber warfare

3rd May 2018

Whether you’re the chief information security officer (CISO) of a large enterprise with offices across the globe or the IT manager of a small enterprise, if you had a big budget, you would spend it on building and maintaining a security operations centre (SOC) to monitor every risk your enterprise might face. You would hire the best security... read more
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Is DevOps right for financial services?

3rd May 2018

Company: Mendix
When faced with strict regulations and procedures, it can be hard to constantly innovate. It’s especially challenging in the financial services industry where we must develop innovative digital software solutions within an environment controlled by tight regulatory requirements, a desire to mitigate risk and a need for ensuring high quality... read more
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What exactly do we mean by behavior? And why should it be analyzed?

2nd May 2018

There is an old quote which says that "past performance is not an indication of future outcomes". Modern day trading is no exception. The fact is while the market may surprise the trader - which is incidentally why monitoring moved from t+1 or more, to real-time - it shouldn't be a shock that the majority of successful traders are... read more
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What keeps AIG’s chief risk officer up at night?

1st May 2018

Company: bobsguide
The chief risk officer role is crucial at any modern organisation, perhaps especially so at a multinational insurance organisation where risk on the books and in the system are constantly re-evaluated. Here, AIG Europe’s CRO Fabrice Brossart spoke with bobsguide on assessing this year’s major events, and what the firm is doing about... read more
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How incumbent banks must embrace the challenge of PSD2 and Open Banking

1st May 2018

Company: NETinfo PLC
The introduction of the Payment Services Directive 2 (PSD2) in Europe at the beginning of 2018 was the latest step on the region’s journey towards competitively fair, digital banking. With the introduction of the legislation, incumbent banks are now legally obliged to open their customer data (with that customer’s permission) to... read more
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Regulatory convergence provides opportunity for fintech

30th April 2018

Company: bobsguide
National and regional interests have helped to determine the shape of financial regulations in recent years, but politicians and regulators have acknowledged the need to consider the global nature of markets when constructing them. It could be good news for financial technology providers. Following the financial crisis, G20 leaders convened in... read more
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How wealth managers can master the digital client experience

26th April 2018

Company: IRESS
By 2020 customer experience will overtake price and product as a key brand differentiator and for the most part, the experience will be digital. That’s the prediction by customer intelligence consultancy, Walker. As the gap in the mobile and online experiences between financial brands widens, wealth and investment managers must become... read more