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Liquidity management: the invisibility dilemma

10th February 2020

Invisible liquidity is unmanageable liquidity. This inconvenient truth remains as valid today as it has ever since the discipline of liquidity management first emerged. Furthermore, while it may be widely-acknowledged, it certainly isn't widely-resolved. The number of global multinationals who can honestly claim that their treasuries have 100... read more
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Deploying ‘industry 4.0’ technologies in treasury

28th January 2020

Company: Login S.A.
As a growing number of financial operations move to ‘real-time’, treasurers need to rethink how they organise and manage treasury functions ensuring that investment in technology can support seamless processes, efficiently. According to BCG’s research "70 percent of treasurers have yet to embrace digitisation in a... read more
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Scope management in finance: Giving your new tool a head start

27th January 2020

Company: BELLIN
When companies make the decision to turn to technology to optimise their financial setup, they tend to come with a long catalog of questions. But while RfP-style requirement lists do have their merit, there are other, more targeted ways to ensure you get exactly what you need and when you need it. One of the most effective ones is a scoping... read more
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MRRA: The devil's in the detail

22nd January 2020

Company: bobsguide
There is a disconnect between associations and market participants over the use of a Master Regulatory Reporting Agreement (MRRA) for European Market Infrastructure Regulation (Emir) and Securities Financing Transactions Regulations (SFTR) reporting. Some say the standard format of contract will make agreements easier. Others suggest the... read more
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Capital markets participants need new regulatory approach

21st January 2020

After more than a decade of intensifying regulatory scrutiny, and calls for greater transparency across financial markets, it is striking that so many capital markets participants are still mired in compliance-related IT and data complexity without an end in sight. Ultimately, this is because they have not solved some fundamental trade data... read more
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Q&A: SAS’ Naeem Siddiqi on ML for credit scoring

20th January 2020

Company: bobsguide
With banks under pressure to increase profit margins, more are turning to machine learning (ML) to make a significant difference in their middle and back offices. One such area that is gaining greater attention from both the market and regulators is the use of ML and alternative data for credit underwriting. On December 19 the Bank of... read more
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Banks yet to fully adopt advanced analytics

16th January 2020

Company: bobsguide
Banks to expand their use of analytics, according to Alex Kwiatkowski, principal industry consultant at SAS’ global banking practice. “[Banks] have not yet realised the full potential of analytics,” says Kwiatkowski. “They may have analytics in siloed areas, perhaps on individual functional areas… but the idea of... read more
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AI adoption flounders in CRM

19th December 2019

Company: bobsguide
Despite being touted as the future of customer relationship software, a recent study by Freshworks – a customer engagement company – revealed that only 12 percent of CRM users actually utilise an artificial intelligence (AI) tool. The study also found that 97 percent of CRM users think AI is too expensive, with 89 percent suggesting... read more
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FIA Tech’s Davis: Futures industry must prioritise tag 1031 codes

4th December 2019

Company: bobsguide
Brokers, exchanges, and clearing houses must make implementation of the Future Industry Association (FIA)’s execution source codes a priority to reduce friction in brokerage settlement according to the head of strategy for FIA Tech. “In the absence of the tag, the clearing broker has no idea how the trade was executed... read more
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Navigating turbulent waters: Are we prepared for the Basel journey?

3rd December 2019

Company: AxiomSL
The expansion of Basel requirements involves more than a simple finalisation of Basel III reforms. The updated requirements and new calculation rules are so comprehensive that they have been informally dubbed Basel IV and there is no industry consensus on what a future Basel regulatory scenario may look like. This is partly because evolving... read more