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Regulatory compliance – The new business enabler

Leila Szwarc, global head of compliance and strategic regulatory services at TMF Group, explains how Asia-Pacific organisations can cultivate a more robust approach to compliance amid data privacy concerns and the changing local and international regulatory landscape Leila Szwarc, TMF Group According to a recent Risk.net/TMF Group survey, 56% of Asia‑Pacific (Apac) organisations currently see…
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20th March 2019 0

CubeLogic ranked number one in four categories in 2019 Energy Risk Software Rankings

# 1 for Enterprise Risk Management software system # 1 for Best Credit Risk Software #1 for Business Intelligence Joint # 1 for Best metrics and 5 other top 5 rankings   London, Thursday 14th March 2019 – CubeLogic, the market leading provider of business intelligence enabled risk management solutions for the energy, commodities and…
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15th March 2019 0

How can banks build a genuine, effective digital culture?

The huge global increase in connectivity, prompted by the launch of mobile devices, has affected banks just as much as retailers. As a result, financial institutions have had no choice but to put digital at the front and centre of their strategies – using technology to enhance the customer journey at every touch point, personalising…
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11th March 2019 0

New ECB guidelines extend active monitoring to intraday liquidity – but are banks ready?

November 2018 saw the publication of the ECB’s final guides on banks’ internal capital and liquidity management. The non-legally binding guidelines, which came into effect on 1 January 2019, focus on financial institutions’ internal capital and liquidity adequacy assessment processes (ICAAPS and ILAAPS). The new guidelines make clear the ECB’s desire for banks to strengthen…
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27th February 2019 0

Don’t just check that box. What if regulatory compliance actually enhanced business innovation and performance

“For companies, regulatory compliance does not mean just checking a box to keep the dogs at bay. It can mean achieving performance benchmarks that move the company forward,” says Ronald Lear, the CMMI Institute’s Director of IP Development. Organisations of all sizes are coming to grips with an increasingly troubling paradox. On one side, regulators…
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26th February 2019 0

Global Financial Innovation Network invites applications for testing of innovative financial products

The network comprises 29 organizations, such as the UK Financial Conduct Authority and the Australian Securities & Investments Commission. The Global Financial Innovation Network (GFIN), which comprises 29 international organisations such as the UK Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) and the Australian Securities & Investments Commission (ASIC), starts accepting applications from firms that would like to test…
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20th February 2019 0

Saudi Business Is About to Get More Complicated for EU Banks

European Union banks will face higher hurdles in dealing with clients from countries including Saudi Arabia as the bloc moves to tighten controls on illicit financial flows. Panama and the U.S. Virgin Islands will also be put alongside Iran and North Korea on a new EU roll call of 23 countries identified as posing higher…
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14th February 2019 0

Bank of Spain Warns Citizens Against Crypto Given Lack of Local Regulations

Spain’s central bank has issued a reminder to citizens warning of the risks involved in transacting unregulated cryptocurrencies. The Bank of Spain’s notice, issued Feb. 10, followed an official blog post published two days earlier, which had outlined the institution’s stance on cryptocurrencies, their characteristics, and their legal status in Spain and the wider European…
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12th February 2019 0

Smart Contracts Are No Problem for the World’s Legal Systems, so Long as They Behave Like Legal Contracts

Cryptocurrencies have been a headache (if not a nightmare) for the law. Ever since Ross Ulbricht launched the Silk Road online marketplace in February 2011, Bitcoin and its ilk have been disrupting the ability of authorities to police the globe, and to ensure that norms, regulations and laws are being observed. For a while, it…
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8th February 2019 0

The swift climb of regtech: How technology is transforming regulatory compliance

Having emerged from obscurity to be the new buzzword, here’s what you must know about regtech. Worldwide, financial services in all forms are subject to extensive regulatory supervision for the protection of a large number of stakeholders. Regulatory compliance – characterised by long and tedious processes and costs – has largely been considered a “necessary…
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6th February 2019 0