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7 Ways Biometrics Can Protect Consumers and Enhance Security

2nd November 2017

Company: Crossmatch
The world relies more and more on technology to ensure our important data and personal details are protected due to the increasing cohort of bad actors intent on making off with the digital keys to our personal lives and finances. read more
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Briefing Note: MiFID II, MiFIR Data Management

2nd November 2017

Company: Xenomorph
The data management challenges posed by MiFID II are both broad and complex. New obligations covering transaction reporting (to regulators for market surveillance) and transparency (publishing pre- and post-trade data to the market) could prove particularly burdensome. At the same time, the evolution of best execution requirements, along with the... read more
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Whitepaper: Changing lanes in Hungary - From batch to instant payments

31st October 2017

Company: Icon Solutions
From July 2019, customers of Hungarian banks will be able to make instant credit transfers of up to HUF 10 million and the beneficiaries would be able to use these funds within 5 seconds from the transfer. The use of ‘secondary payment identifiers’ and ‘request for payment’ will also add to the ease and adoption of instant payments by... read more
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European Factsheet: Instant Payments Framework

31st October 2017

Company: Icon Solutions
The Instant Payments Framework (IPF) is an agile-yet-robust software product that distils Icon’s 10 years of real-time payment experience to give financial institutions a cost-effective and low risk transition to instant payments. IPF accelerates time to market, dramatically reduces costs and drives the development of compelling new digital... read more
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Profile @ The Telegraph discussing FinTech solutions

31st October 2017

Company: Profile Software
The Financial services industry faces a lot of challenges in terms of regulation, compliance, and profit margins. The increasing pressure from regulators along with the need to automate processes within the organisation are best met with the use of the right software that can make operations more agile, allow easy compliance to changing regulatory... read more

Spreadsheet Agility within EDM – Centralized. Audited. Compliant.

31st October 2017

Company: Xenomorph
This paper describes how spreadsheet calculations and analytics can be integrated within a centralized, audited Enterprise Data Management (EDM) process. Given regulations such as BCBS 239 and Dodd-Frank mandating a reduction in the reliance upon manual end-user processes, such an approach offers the flexibility, agility and ease of use that... read more
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TimeScape EDM+ IFRS 9 Data Management Solution

27th October 2017

Company: Xenomorph
Mandatory adoption of IFRS 9 at the beginning of 2018 will prompt a number of data management challenges. Firms will need to pay particular attention to validating inputs and outputs of credit risk models, as financial statements become considerably more sensitive to credit quality. Furthermore, requirements to adopt a new classification schema for... read more
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Authentication Fundamentals: Multi-Factor and Single Sign-On Explained

26th October 2017

Company: Crossmatch
With most security officers having a choice between two main security solutions—single sign-on (SSO) or multi-factor authentication (MFA)—deciding what’s best for your organization requires careful consideration of the pros and cons of each approach. read more

Data Strategies for Investment Management Success

26th October 2017

It is no secret that investment firms have under-invested in their IT capabilities. The US Securities and Exchange Commission imposing ‘Investment Company Reporting Modernization’ points to acknowledgement within the industry that there is something lacking in firms’ ability to produce and disclose information necessary to run a stable and... read more

Xenomorph TimeScape EDM+ for BCBS 239

26th October 2017

Company: Xenomorph
This paper describes some of the challenges presented by BCBS 239 and how deploying a solution such as Xenomorph TimeScape EDM+ ensures both data management best practice and efficiencies, and competitive advantage for the business as a whole. read more