The Future of Banking Regulations
Close on the heels of the Great Recession, a tsunami of unprecedented regulatory reforms hit Banks the world over. Today, even as the world is trying to move forward, it still remains unclear if the reforms achieved their objectives or if banks have become more risk-aware with better control & governance structures in place.
Sunday, March 15, 2015 - 19:00
Fintech: creating global opportunities
As new financial technology develops, it is increasing the number of global opportunities open to asset managers. With each improvement in connectivity, new regions around the world become potential customers and partners.
Buy-side firms are scanning wider horizons for investment opportunities as well as prospective clients. Market conditions in recent years, which have seen artificially low rates and volatile equity performance, are leading investment managers to consider other options to achieve the returns they need, such as emerging market equity and fixed income.
Tuesday, March 10, 2015 - 19:00
OptionsCity Selected as Preferred Vendor for Nasdaq Energy Futures
OptionsCity Software, a global provider of electronic trading solutions for professional futures and options traders, and Nasdaq today announced that OptionsCity is a preferred independent software vendor for Nasdaq Futures (NFX), the exchange group’s U.S. based designated contract market (DCM). Through NFX, Nasdaq will expand its commodities business with futures and options on key energy benchmarks including oil, natural gas and U.S. power, which will launch in 2015.
Tuesday, March 10, 2015 - 19:00
NEPC selects Milestone Group’s pControl to support discretionary services business
Milestone Group, the global provider of investment management fund processing technology, is pleased to announce that NEPC, LLC (NEPC) has selected pControl to be its core platform to perform end-to-end account processing for its growing discretionary business. The platform gives Outsourced Chief Investment Officer (OCIO) providers like NEPC a single platform to manage all their portfolio’s activities including analytics, trading, cash management and valuations.
Monday, March 9, 2015 - 19:00
'Future-proofing' Compliance: Lessons for Global Banks from a Visionary Regulator
Even as the global banking regulatory landscape witnesses rapid evolution, since the last few years India’s primary regulator, the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has been diligently dispensing some of the most critical compliance and risk regulations. Though there has been considerable opposition from the financial services industry, most regulations have invariably been implemented in some fashion or the other.
Sunday, March 8, 2015 - 19:00
Risk technology: spend your budget on the carrots, don't waste it on the stick
The financial crisis exposed a number of weaknesses in the financial industry’s ability to assess, realise and mitigate risk on a very public scale. The knock-on effect of this exposure has been, and continues to be, vast with financial institutions being subject to heavy scrutiny from regulators. The expectation on banks to demonstrate increased transparency and the ability to effectively manage their risk has intensified substantially.
Tuesday, March 3, 2015 - 19:00
Bank of the West Customers Use Snap-to-Pay from Fiserv
Fiserv, Inc. (NASDAQ: FISV), a leading global provider of financial services technology solutions, today announced that Bank of the West, a $71.7 billion asset bank with locations in 22 states, has added the Snap-to-Pay(TM) capability to its mobile banking app. Snap-to-Pay enables customers to pay bills with a snap of their smartphone cameras and is currently offered through the Mobiliti Enterprise(TM) mobile banking and payments solution from Fiserv. Bank of the West is the first to launch Snap-to-Pay, branded for their customers as Scan to Pay.
Thursday, February 26, 2015 - 17:25
Deutsche Bank and HP sign agreement
Deutsche Bank and Hewlett-Packard (“HP”) today announced a ten-year, multibillion dollar agreement that will further modernise the Bank’s global information technology (IT) environment and aims to significantly reduce related IT infrastructure costs.
Under the terms of the agreement, which mainly covers wholesale banking IT infrastructure, HP will provide dedicated data centre services on demand including storage, platform and hosting.
Deutsche Bank will retain activities such as IT architecture, application development and information security.
Tuesday, February 24, 2015 - 17:11
BIL Manage Invest selects Linedata Front Office platform for its Luxembourg based asset management businesses
Linedata (NYSE Euronext: LIN), the global solutions provider dedicated to the investment management and credit industries, today announced that BIL Manage Invest (BMI), the management company of Banque Internationale à Luxembourg (BIL), has selected Linedata Front Office Platform to manage their complete front-to-back asset management workflow across their full suite of investment funds.
Monday, February 23, 2015 - 17:22
Bank of the Ozarks Converts to Premier from Fiserv to Provide Integrated, Comprehensive Banking Solution
Fiserv, Inc. (NASDAQ: FISV), a leading global provider of financial services technology solutions, today announced that Bank of the Ozarks, headquartered in Little Rock, Arkansas, successfully converted to the Premier(R) bank platform. In addition, the bank is implementing a host of additional Fiserv solutions to enhance capabilities and optimize processes for the institution.
Sunday, February 22, 2015 - 19:00