Reaching a Front-to-Risk Reality

Posted by Alan Kelly on Nov 19, 2021 7:28:47 AM

Real-time, event-driven processing technology has underpinned the front-office for many years, indeed decades, but many other parts of capital markets including risk management, continues to rely on batch-driven processing.

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Topics: Torstone Technology, Technology, Risk, post-trade

Ten years of Torstone: Post-trade in a defining decade and the trends shaping the future

Posted by Brian Collings on Nov 15, 2021 11:54:17 AM

Ten years feels like a lifetime in financial technology. When we founded Torstone in 2011, the sell-side’s main focus was investment in the front office, largely leaving back-office functions to gather dust. We saw a problem that needed to be addressed,…

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Topics: Torstone Technology, Innovation, Risk, post-trade

Improvements to the securities and derivatives Industry that can reduce your cost of ownership

Posted by Brian Collings on Jul 28, 2021 9:02:22 AM

A streamlined back and middle office will allow more cost-efficient price provision to clients.

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Topics: Technology, Data, Risk, Risk Aggregation

The biggest problem with an ever-changing regulatory environment, and how you can fix it

Posted by Brian Collings on Mar 16, 2021 11:41:50 AM

Adopting a componentised architecture lets a bank move with the rules, and ahead of client appetite.

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Topics: Technology, Regulation, Data, Capital Markets, Risk

The tipping point for cross-asset, agile post-trade processing

Posted by Brian Collings on Feb 25, 2021 8:46:10 AM

Better Client Servicing Hinges upon an Efficient, Adaptable Cost-effective Back Office as Digital Assets Become Mainstream.

Banks across both developed and emerging markets can gain significant operational advantages over their peers, by streamlining…

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Topics: Cloud, Legacy, Cross-Asset, Data, Capital Markets, Risk

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

The Changing Face of Risk Management

Posted by Torstone Technology on Sep 1, 2017 10:00:00 AM

Risk has gone through three distinct phases over the last 30 years. The changes have reflected both the external focus on the financial services industry from regulators and the way that technology has changed what’s possible. It’s a process that’s…

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Topics: RegTech, Risk

Risk Technology Challenges for Asset Managers

Posted by Torstone Technology on Jul 7, 2017 10:00:00 AM

This is a transcript of an a recent interview with Anthony Pereira, CEO of Percentile.

[Q] What are the major technology challenges that asset managers are facing at the moment?

They’re very similar to what has been faced by other industry sectors, in…

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Topics: RegTech, Risk, Buy Side

Six things to demand from your Risk Technology

Posted by Torstone Technology on Apr 4, 2015 12:00:00 AM

Given events in the financial sector in the past decade, it’s safe to say all eyes are on risk. In the context of lessons learned from the financial crisis, the Basel Committee on Banking Supervision in its BCBS 239: Principles for Effective Risk Data…

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Topics: RegTech, Risk

Risk technology: spend your budget on the carrots, don’t waste it on the stick

Posted by Torstone Technology on Mar 4, 2015 10:00:00 AM

Anthony Pereira, CEO of Percentile, specialists in risk technology for financial services, examines the Basel III interim findings which see the industry falling short

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Topics: RegTech, Risk