Treasury Management Systems Insights
14th January 2020
Effectively managing and storing trade data will ensure that technology used to comply with current regulations remains usable for future requirements, says the chief product and engineering officer, Calypso.
“[Having] data in a consistent format, where applications dealing with different product types, different parts of the trade life... read more
9th January 2020
While the regulatory wave that followed the financial crisis appears to have crested, financial institutions are still facing new challenges.
Global and local regulators are demanding greater reporting integration across multiple business processes and faster reactions to change.
The boundaries between finance, risk and regulatory reporting... read more
7th January 2020
In my first article based on the Global Corporate Treasury Survey 2019, I explored why building customer relationships is becoming ever more pivotal to corporate banking business models. In this follow-up, I go on to examine the technologies and ecosystems that will characterise the new era of relationship banking.
The primacy of data
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3rd January 2020
For the past two decades corporate treasurers have been eagerly awaiting a wave of technological change to help cope with their ever-increasing workload. For some time now, treasurers have been told that their industry is on the brink of accessing automated systems that will free them from the drudgery of their day-to-day operational... read more
23rd December 2019
According to The World Bank, 1.7 billion people globally don’t have access to the most basic financial services. Without access to savings and credit, economic mobility is next to impossible - leaving the unbanked trapped in a cycle of poverty. This is a huge issue not only for developing countries where the proportion of the unbanked is... read more
18th December 2019
Ed Addario was appointed Currencycloud’s chief technology officer in December 2016. Since then, technological advances across payments have ramped up, and the market has begun to evolve rapidly. Bobsguide caught up with Addario recently, to get his thoughts on how the firm has changed, and what’s driving market forces.
What's... read more
16th December 2019
While fintech investment is expected to grow at about $80bn a year, spending in regtech is predicted to go beyond $115bn in the next four years, according to Nick Cook, director of innovation at the UK’s Financial Conduct Authority (FCA), speaking at a conference in June.
But despite significant growth expectations, Cook said there were... read more
13th December 2019
US banks are researching use cases of alternative data in the lending space, according to software vendors.
“The risk of using alternative data without some sort of guidance framework is that data can be used intentionally or unintentionally in a discriminatory fashion. So that’s why we are very concerned as an... read more
11th December 2019
The UK's Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) is unsure as to whether international firms conducting cryptoasset activity in the UK will be subject to the country's new anti-money laundering (AML) regulation.
National regulators have until January 10 next year to incorporate requirements under the fifth anti-money laundering directive... read more