Risk Management

Rival Systems Rolls Out New Options Algorithm Design Functionality

Rival Systems (Rival), an award-winning provider of trading and risk management software, announced the roll-out this week of new options algorithm design functionality in its Rival Trader platform. The new functionality allows traders to easily design, test and execute options algorithms for futures and equity options with global market data and execution capabilities. Read more »

Mobey Forum Offers Guidance on Balancing M-Commerce Security and Usability

Mobey Forum has today published a new report exploring the available methods to effectively enable both robust risk management and a frictionless customer journey within the m-commerce environment. Entitled ‘Authentication in M-commerce: Balancing Risk and Experience’, the report also provides an industry view on the criteria for applying strong customer authentication (SCA), and analyses potential challenges posed by legislation such as PSD2. Read more »


Murex, an industry leader in trading, risk management and processing solutions for capital markets, announced they will run their MX.3 technology platform on Amazon Web Services, Inc. (AWS). With the acceleration of cloud adoption in capital markets, Murex and AWS agreed to collaborate to help clients migrate their Murex application workloads to the AWS Cloud. Murex clients are looking to consolidate more and more of their capital markets... more Read more »

The ai Corporation Moves to Microsoft Azure to Tackle Global Fraud

The ai Corporation (ai), an FCA approved expert in payments and risk management, today announced that it will be launching a public cloud-based service to meet global demand for its unique fraud and risk management solutions, following its successful global expansion. Read more »

Seizing on Stress Testing’s Strategic Potential: A Global View From Wolters Kluwer

Stress tests approached in the right way can play an important strategic role and contribute to a bank’s business performance. That’s according to Wolters Kluwer’s Finance, Risk & Reporting experts from across EMEA, APAC and North Americas. Here Sarfaraz Ahmed, Xavier Dubois, Bart Everaert, and Jeroen Van Doorsselaere) explain for Financial IT how devising the right technology infrastructure can ensure stress tests are used strategically. Read more »

Corlytics to Join Next Round of FCA Sandbox

Corlytics, the global leader in determining regulatory risk impact, is involved in the next round of Financial Conduct Authority’s (FCA) sandbox. It is supporting a top-tier global bank as part of the third cohort of participants. Read more »

Ustocktrade Securities Selects Wolters Kluwer’s GainsKeeper Brokerage Solution

Wolters Kluwer today announced that Ustocktrade Securities, Inc. (USTS), the first alternative trading system (ATS) designed exclusively for retail investors, has selected Wolters Kluwer’s GainsKeeper Brokerage solution for cost basis reporting. The solution uses a suite of smart tools that helps firms calculate, track and report cost basis, adjusted for corporate actions and wash sales, for 1099 tax reporting. Read more »

AFEX Partners with Ascent Software to Simplify Payments for Financial Services Firms AFEX’s API adds FX layer to Trident Connect straight-through payment processing software

AFEX, one of the world's largest non-bank providers of global payment and risk management solutions, has partnered with Ascent Software, to enhance its award-winning straight-through processing pre-payment and post-payment software, Trident Connect. Read more »

Thomson Reuters Extends Connected Risk Platform

Building on its commitment to deliver a suite of next-generation governance, risk and compliance (GRC) solutions to assist the global financial and corporate communities, Thomson Reuters has expanded further its Connected Risk platform to include a Model Risk Management (MRM) solution, allowing institutions to demonstrate a real-time understanding of their model risk landscape, with the ability to report on the model’s governance status, sign-... more Read more »

Mitratech Yields Accolades as Market Leader and Innovator by Analyst Firm Hyperion Research

Mitratech, a leading provider of legal, compliance, and risk management software solutions, today announced that its enterprise legal management (ELM) products have earned distinctions as Market Leaders and Highly Innovative products in the 2017 MarketView(TM) Report on Enterprise Legal Management by Hyperion Research, a leading analyst-based market research firm covering the ELM ma Read more »

Uniper and Openlink Lead the Way in Tier-one Cloud ETRM Adoption

Openlink, the global leader in trading, treasury and risk management solutions for the energy, commodities, corporate and financial services industries, has announced a deal with the international energy company, Uniper based in Germany, to move its extensive energy trading and risk management (ETRM) systems into the Cloud. This marks the first fully public Cloud ETRM implementation for a company of Uniper’s size and prestige.  Read more »

Wolters Kluwer’s Finance, Risk & Reporting Shares Expertise at RiskMinds International

Wolters Kluwer’s Finance, Risk & Reporting business is proud to be a sponsor of this week’s RiskMinds International conference taking place in Amsterdam. This five day conference will be attended by more than 650 risk professionals from the financial industry. Read more »

Financial Risk Solutions Launches Asian Offices

Financial Risk Solutions (FRS), a Dublin-based provider of unit-linked investment administration and compliance oversight software, is pleased to announce the opening of two offices in Asia; Hong Kong and Malaysia. These are the first offices outside of Europe for the business. Read more »

Openlink Makes It Six of the Best at the Risk.net Market Technology Awards

Openlink, the global leader in trading, treasury and risk management solutions for the energy, commodities, corporate and financial services industries, has topped the Risk.net Market Technology Awards for the sixth year running. The vendor once again came first in the Commodities Trading Systems and Commodities Pricing and Analytics categories, and was also awarded top prize in the new support and implementation category.  Read more »

Thomson Reuters Enhances ESG Monitoring Capabilities in Eikon

Thomson Reuters has launched ESG Peer View on its flagship desktop product Eikon, a significant enhancement of its ESG data capabilities that is designed to facilitate more customizable and detailed analysis for socially responsible investing (SRI) and risk analysis.  Read more »


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