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Recorded Webinar: How Financial Institutions can adjust to working in the New Normal

The very sudden impact of Covid-19 and resultant shutdown of physical sites has stress-tested financial institutions and vendors to their limits. Now banks and firms are slowly starting to re-open offices. But what will the new normal look like and what steps should you be taking now to make the most of this situation? This…

Why Is Now the Time for the Financial Markets to Focus on Collaboration Compliance?

By Phil Fry, VP of Financial Compliance Product Strategy at Verint. The seismic impact of the pandemic has seen many banks and financial institutions ramp up their use of next-generation communication solutions, to assist their employees to work from home and alternative locations. During lockdowns, trades and client orders, that were traditionally executed at corporate sites, moved…

Recorded Webinar: Financial Services Infrastructure in the Post-Covid Environment

The Covid-19 pandemic has shaken financial institutions’ working practices to the core. Trading volumes have exploded, with some venues recording more than 10X the usual volume of transactions. Volatility has raged, with the benchmark VIX index testing new highs. And nor are these one-offs; the impact has been sustained since the virus hit in early…

Controlling Market Data Usage and Costs in WFH Environments

The Covid-19 pandemic has transformed the way financial services firms operate: with staff dispersed across numerous alternative sites or working from home, and many still requiring access to fee-liable market data and other financial information services in order to function. Data managers are struggling to control access to this data – facing the risk of…

Covid-19 is Impacting Banks’ Operational Resilience, Warns EBA

The European Banking Authority (EBA) has issued a preliminary assessment of the impact of COVID-19 on the EU banking sector, warning that operational resilience is now under pressure. “Following the outbreak of the pandemic, banks have activated their contingency plans, which have allowed them to keep their core functions broadly unaffected. However, the handling of…

Can the FX Industry Achieve ‘Business as Usual’ at these Most Unusual of Times

By Vikas Srivastava, Chief Revenue Officer at Integral. As novel COVID-19 has swept the globe, financial institutions can still remain focussed on trying to operate ‘business as usual’ and serve their clients. But this continuity can be achieved largely in part with access to the right technology. We are facing the biggest black swan event…