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Liquidity Risk Management

Challenge:
Volumes of data are increasing rapidly due to cash flow orientation and banks are struggling to perform finance and risk management in real time.  This is especially acute for liquidity risk management where the current spread sheet applications perform slowly due to the massive amounts of data.  Compliance with new liquidity rules under Basel III is a must and especially […]

By |December 20th, 2015|Data, Financial Markets|

Stress Testing

Problem:
The financial turmoil in the last few years have led and are still leading to strict regulatory requirements for Risk Management in Banking. For assessing the impacts of various economic and political worst case scenarios banks are forced to establish a stress-testing framework for their overall risk position including credit risk, market risk, liquidity risk, operational risk and other risks […]

By |April 20th, 2015|Compliance, Financial Markets, Regulatory|

Electronic Communication Surviellance

A recent swathe of trading scandals has spurred big banks to turn to new technology and data sources as they attempt to crackdown on illegal behaviour by their staff.  Solutions are becoming more sophisticated with algorithms and artificial intelligence being used to identify patterns of speech and networks of contacts as opposed to merely catching keywords.  A lot of times, […]