Best Practice

LPA migrates to take advantage of Azure innovation and security

27th November 2020

Moving from one infrastructure to another is complex and carries risk, so any such project should not be underestimated. The small details, that can often not be immediately on the radar can quickly become critical, e.g. different default values for timeouts etc. The early inclusion of our customers in projects is necessary as also is an early... read more

Liabilities in the driver's seat: 12 key questions LDI managers should be asking

17th November 2020

Liability-driven investing has become increasingly popular across Europe and the U.S. as demographics present growing challenges for many pension plans. This new ebook analyses current market dynamics and answers the key questions of LDI managers while offering insight into how technology can help funds to better serve clients, improve operations... read more

Netting Benefits Outweigh the Risk of Adverse FX Rate Movements

16th November 2020

By delaying the execution of certain FX trades to capture the benefits of netting, additional market and timing risks are assumed. FX Transparency argues, however, that the FX market is efficient, and hence just as likely to move in the investor’s favor over that time horizon, as it is to move against the investor, and that over the long run, the... read more

Prometeia gets XCelent Award in Celent Balance Sheet Management&ALM Vendor ABCD

5th November 2020

Company: Prometeia
Celent, the leading research, advisory, and consulting firm focused on financial services technology, recently awarded Prometeia an XCelent Award in the category of Advanced Technology & Analytics for Balance Sheet Management and ALM software solutions. Download the report read more

Two-Thirds Of Pensions Neglect FX Costs

26th October 2020

Financial Times Article that describes how "two-thirds of the pension funds recently surveyed in North America and Europe turn a blind eye to the true cost of currency trades, without probing for a more detailed breakdown of costs.” read more

How to Make Merchant Processing Reconciliation Optimal

20th October 2020

Company: ReconArt, Inc.
There are always multiple platforms and processing systems– both internal and external – involved in the processing of payments: an internal ERP or core order entry system, a merchant gateway, files being passed form the merchant to the bank, and, of course, from the bank back to the general ledger - lots of possible failure points. A... read more

Fastest Growers Leverage SaaS

14th October 2020

Company: ReconArt, Inc.
It is interesting to note that many of the fastest growing firms are either adopters of SaaS or are providers of SaaS solutions. The former is a testament to the effectiveness that leveraging SaaS offers. The latter is a testament to the rate of adoption SaaS solutions enjoy. As the benefits are substantial, let's review how SaaS supports the... read more

Sibos 202O Cross Border Fireside Chat with Visa

9th October 2020

Company: Bottomline
Visa and Bottomline discuss the evolution of and outlook for cross-border payments Correspondent banking traces its roots to the Italian Renaissance and trading routes through Florence. Just in time for Sibos, Payments Podcast speaks with Alan Koenigsberg, Global Head of New Payment Flows at Visa Business Solutions, and Rob Eberle, CEO,... read more

Webinar: 4 Steps to a Successful ISO 20022 Migration in APAC

9th October 2020

Company: Bottomline
This webinar will identify the key strategies to ensure a smooth, structured transition to ISO 20022 that provides value and speed to market. read more