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CSDR is another opportunity to review existing efficiency

The efficiency of post-trade processing is often a hotly discussed topic amongst the European broker community, and the next wave of EU regulation, in the form of CSDR, adds yet another challenge to...

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Is this where you want to be?

Through the 1970s, fixing the car was a regular weekend preoccupation for many, but fast forward to 2019, and the only people working on their cars at the weekend are classic car...

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Technology: What not to buy

Many financial technologists will have fielded well-meaning questions from business colleagues about employing the latest IT trend Equally, business leaders may have found themselves frustrated when...

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Tips to Reduce Implementation Risk through Smart Deployment

Rolling out new middle- and back-office technology should be a continuous process, but for some firms it’s more of a decennial event The pace of change that has been set by regulators in recent...

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Optimizing Efficiency in Post-Trade Operations

Capital markets institutions have traditionally devoted the bulk of their mind and wallet share on front office revenue-generating activities...

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Four best practices to keep the Nordic back office fit

Your middle- and back-office systems are the spine of your operation: if they’re unhealthy or misaligned, the whole business suffers But when building a strategy to differentiate your service for...

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3 Myths That Harm Banks’ Service to Clients in APAC

In Asia Pacific (APAC) more than any other region, service quality will determine the depth and longevity of relationships between banks and clients in the near term Sell-side firms in APAC are still...

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Painfully Slow Progress on BCBS239

Two years after the January 2016 deadline for banks to introduce improved risk data aggregation and reporting (BCBS239), the latest report from the BCBS on implementation progress makes grim reading:...

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Cloud Computing and Capital Markets in 2018 and Beyond

The RegTech buzz continues and has propelled us further and higher in the league...

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Capital Markets RegTech Buzz

The RegTech buzz continues and has propelled us further and higher in the league...

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Banks can do so much more with FRTB compliance. Here’s how.

Trading banks must as a minimum implement the “standardised approach” to comply with the new Fundamental Review of the Trading Book (FRTB) set of regulatory...

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The Rise of RegTech for Capital Markets

RegTech has really emerged as its own space within the financial technology sector and beyond, and it is commanding a lot of...

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