CSDR is another opportunity to review existing efficiency

Posted by Jonny Speers on Jan 21, 2020 12:00:00 AM

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 the mix. CSDR, and specifically, for the purposes of…

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Topics: Scalable, Modular, CSDR, Cloud, Regulation, Data

Is this where you want to be?

Posted by Amrik Thethi on Dec 17, 2019 12:00:00 AM

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 enthusiasts. The same cannot be said for bank technologists, many of whom…

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Topics: Technology, DevOps, Cloud, Agile, Legacy

Four best practices to keep the Nordic back office fit

Posted by Jonny Speers on Nov 13, 2019 12:00:00 AM

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 your customers, it’s easy to focus most of your attention…

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Topics: Scalable, Automation, Flexible, Nordics, Legacy, Regulation, Data

Technology: What not to buy

Posted by Amrik Thethi on Jul 2, 2019 12:00:00 AM
USING MODULAR TECHNOLOGY CAN PREVENT MISSTEPS IN IMPLEMENTATION.
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Topics: Scalable, Modular, Technology, Cloud, Legacy, Data

Tips to Reduce Implementation Risk through Smart Deployment

Posted by Mack Gill on Jun 26, 2019 12:00:00 AM

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 years requires firms to fundamentally reassess their…

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Topics: Scalable, Automation, Technology, DevOps, Cloud, Agile, Data

3 Myths That Harm Banks’ Service to Clients in APAC

Posted by Gordon Russell on Aug 1, 2018 4:35:00 AM

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 building regional brands and expanding their product…

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Topics: APAC, Modular, Flexible, Legacy, Regulation, Cross-Asset, Data

Painfully Slow Progress on BCBS239

Posted by Torstone Technology on Jul 12, 2018 10:00:00 AM

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: only three out of thirty global systemically…

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Topics: BCBS239, Risk Aggregation

Cloud Computing and Capital Markets in 2018 and Beyond

Posted by Torstone Technology on Jul 5, 2018 10:00:00 AM

Percentile’s CTO, Chris Miller, discusses why he believes Cloud is no longer a “dirty word” in Capital Markets and Banking.

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Topics: Cloud, Capital Markets, Risk

Capital Markets RegTech Buzz

Posted by Torstone Technology on May 18, 2018 2:36:00 PM

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

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Topics: Innovation, RegTech, FinTech

FRTB: P&L Attribution Challenges

Posted by Torstone Technology on Dec 27, 2017 10:00:00 AM

A year after Basel’s new Minimum Capital Requirements for Market Risk (commonly referred to as FRTB) were published, its P&L attribution tests remain a major issue for banks needing to implement it – both in the lack of clarity around it and the…

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Topics: FRTB