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FIS Launches New Data Analytics Platform for Wealth Managers

Florida-based Fortune 500 FinTech firm FIS Global has launched a new platform to provide wealth managers with data and insights, helping them to automate key manual processes and utilise data analytics to meet customer requirements. FIS Unity uses APIs to provide an integrated, 360 degree view of assets across multiple providers, with the addition of…

How to leverage the LIBOR transition to improve your data management game

The final goodbye to Libor has been described as the Y2K moment for data managers in financial services – and with the phase-out slated for the end of 2021, firms need to act now to ensure a smooth transition. The replacement of Libor with alternative benchmarks presents an immense challenge for financial institutions, especially given…

Recorded Webinar: Adopting Entity Data Hierarchies to Address Holistic Risk Management

Firms across the board are struggling to gain a comprehensive view of their counterparty risk. In the wake of the Credit Crisis, regulators have increased their focus on pushing firms to not only better understand risk exposure, but also be able to provide evidence of the analysis they use to create their view of risk….

SIX Extends DocHub Platform Reach through Finnova

Swiss financial data specialist SIX today made its Regulatory Document Hub (DocHub) available as to the wider Swiss financial market for the first time through Finnova, a Swiss provider of software and services. DocHub is a fully automated platform that connects product manufacturers with distributors to ensure Key Information Documents (KIDs) and other regulatory documents…

Feeding the Beast: How One Firm is Changing up Compliance Through NLP

Charlie Henderson is on a mission – to free businesses from the daily interruption of non-core tasks. Together with business partner Lucas Wurfbain he has spent the last few years figuring out how to structure enterprise activity data in order to identify hidden risks and maximise value using AI. The result? FeedStock, a firm founded…

Basel IV FRTB Changes Leave Financial Institutions Asking: How Do You Spell Difficult? “F-R-T-B”

By Mahim Mehra, Senior Risk Advisor, AxiomSL. With the original introduction of the Fundamental Review of the Trading Book (FRTB), the Basel Committee on Banking Supervision (BCBS) completely rewrote the rules used to determine how much capital financial institutions must hold in order to adequately capitalize their exposure to market risk. The previous FRTB changes…

Recorded Webinar: The Benefits of Advancing Client Data Management Capabilities

Managing client information is not a new challenge for financial institutions, and it is a challenge that continues to evolve. Bringing together different silos of client information into a single, holistic and hierarchical view to understand client risk and meet KYC and AML obligations is a common issue for financial institutions. Traditionally, client information is stored…

Ones and Zeros: How Asset Managers Can be Digital Transformation Heroes

By Phil Davies, CTO of Milestone Group. The pace of digital transformation in asset management has been referred to as glacial. However, this new decade comes at an inflection point – over the past couple of years, the discussion has picked up considerably with firms finally embracing the digital ecosystem. People have built up both confidence…

Covid-19: The Importance of a Centralised Book of Records for Accurate Stress-Testing

By Joseph Cordahi, Product Strategy Director at NeoXam. Stress-testing has become a common tool of regulators and central banks to assess the readiness of banks to deal with sudden volatility in global markets. With Wall Street suffering its worst day since the 1980’s in March, and Covid-driven volatility set to grip the global economy for…

COVID-19: Regulator Round-up (5 May)

In these days of unprecedented economic pressure and accompanying financial volatility, regulators around the world are realigning their priorities and rapidly shifting their strategies to support institutions through the ongoing crisis. In this regular weekly feature, we keep you up to date on the latest regulatory news, responses and approaches – from deadline delays to…