A ‘must read’ in times of devastation caused by climate change, the Bank for International Settlements has released a book titled ‘The Green Swan – Climate change and financial system stability: what role for central banks, regulators and supervisors?’. The book considers challenges of climate change and how to address these new risks within central banks’ financial stability mandate. Importantly, it notes that traditional backward-looking risk assessments and existing climate-economic models cannot anticipate accurately enough the form that climate-related risks will take. These include ‘green swan’ risks: potentially extremely financially disruptive events that could be behind the next systemic financial crisis.
A-Team Insight Briefs
While data management has been very much an in-house function for many asset managers, recent analysis pinpoints accelerators that can help buy-side firms adopt Data-as-a-Service (DaaS) to help them gain competitive edge. The analysis, commissioned by SimCorp Gain, discusses the accelerators and obstacles of adopting DaaS. It also highlights the significant cost benefits and efficiencies...
The financial industry spends $28.5 billion on externally sourced market data and a further $2-3 billion cleaning it up so that is can be used internally. Why is this so difficult and costly, and what can the industry and market participants do about it? Peter Moss, CEO of the SmartStream Reference Data Utility (RDU), will...
Now in its 9th year, the Data Management Summit (DMS) in NYC explores the shift to the new world where data is redefining the operating model and firms are seeking to unlock value via data transformation projects for enterprise gain and competitive edge.
Client onboarding is central to the success of banks, yet it continues to present challenges and the benefits of getting it right are difficult to achieve. The challenges arise from siloed systems, manual processes and poor entity data quality. The potential benefits of successful implementation include excellent client experience, improved client acquisition and loyalty, new business opportunities, reductions in costs, competitive advantage, and confidence in compliance.