Whitepapers

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Spreadsheet Agility within EDM – Centralized. Audited. Compliant.

7th December 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

Artificial Intelligence in Securities Finance and Collateral Management

29th November 2017

Following numerous hype cycles, artificial intelligence is now gaining widespread adoption with the potential to radically transform many areas of the financial services industry. Our whitepaper covers the following topics: • What are the latest advances in AI in financial services? • Why is this different than previous technological... read more
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IFRS 9 hedge accounting: time is running out for compliance

28th November 2017

Company: ION Treasury
IFRS 9 will come into effect for periods beginning on or after 1 January 2018. As IFRS 9 compliance projects take time and come along with technology investments, they require a solid business case. This white paper gives finance teams an express track to compliance. Based on the experience of early adopters around the world, the information here... read more
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SimCorp Asset Management Industry Outlook 2018

27th November 2017

Company: SimCorp
WHAT’S NEXT FOR THE INVESTMENT MANAGEMENT INDUSTRY? To prepare for our annual Outlook report we looked back on the whirlwind events of the past 12 months. If 2017 was any indication, you hardly need a crystal ball to know 2018 will be an eventful year too. New developments in regulations, disruptive technologies, market demands and mounting... read more

FRTB Market Risk Capital Framework - Putting the Spotlight on Data Quality

27th November 2017

Company: Xenomorph
This paper describes the ‘fundamental’ nature of changes associated with the revised market risk capital framework prompted by the FRTB, and the broad data management challenges that firms will face as a result of the new framework. read more
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Leading from the front: Collateral Management Technology Spotlight

24th November 2017

Article featured in Securities Lending Times Collateral 2017/18 During the Calypso Client Conference in London, senior members of the Calypso product management and customer success management teams discussed how the firm’s Collateral Management solution is developing and how to anticipate the evolving needs of clients and the global financial... read more
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Roboblock, a ledger-free network for the financial industry

22nd November 2017

Company: FA Solutions
Roboblock is a combination of Robo-Advisor and Blockchain where distribution and advice are shared among invited parties. Roboblock enables a global value chain for asset managers to share information and distribute advice globally among each other and with selected investors – without a general ledger in between. read more

Pathways to Profit: Leveraging next generation technology

21st November 2017

Cloud computing, AI and DLT will drive revenue growth and cost-savings opportunities for capital markets firms. While the opportunity to leverage the technology to improve business is clear, financial institutions are concerned that they don’t have sufficient resources and expertise to realize the full potential of the technology. In this white... read more
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Empowering Insurance Companies with In-Memory Computing

17th November 2017

Company: GridGain Systems
As insurance providers seek to stand out in an increasingly crowded field, technology is a crucial part of maintaining a competitive edge. With consumers expecting instant turnaround on quotes, underwriting, and claims processing, successful providers must process transactions in real-time. In this new whitepaper from GridGain Systems, we... read more
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Comparing and Contrasting the Kx and Hadoop Ecosystems

16th November 2017

Company: Kx Systems
Over the past two decades companies in the financial services industry working with extremely large datasets have turned to Kx's high-performance time-series database kdb+, with its built-in programming language called q, for high performance analytics. Some of these companies have in recent years also built applications in Apache Hadoop. Find... read more