- "What Is" Mark-to-Market Accounting?
- The Future of Post-Trade Derivatives Processing
- What is a Hedge Fund Hotel?
- Key Current Challenges of the Asset Management Industry and Operational Answers
- "What is" Form PF?
- The Role of Big Data Analytics – Living in a 2.0 World
- The History of the Wall Street Bull
- Lean and Efficient Best Practices: Utilities, Shared Services and Centres of Excellence in Reconciliations
- "What Is" A CCP?
- Dodd-Frank IT Implications for Investment Firms: Disaster Recovery, Archiving
Category Archives: Operational Risk
Guest Contributor: Michael Alexander, EVP & COO Business Process Outsourcing, Broadridge Financial Solutions Financial institutions can enhance risk management and reduce costs through a reconciliation global center of excellence. Timing is critical. The cost of falling further behind industry standards … Continue reading
Guest Contributors: Nigel Jenkinson and Irina S. Leonova, Financial Stability Board The recently published FSB report entitled ‘A Global Legal Entity Identifier (LEI) for Financial Markets’ started with an introduction: “There is widespread agreement among the public authorities and financial … Continue reading
Guest Blogger: David Kubersky, Managing Director of SimCorp North America Silos, in the farming industry, refer to large structures designed to hold a specific grain. In technology, silos refer to the division between groups within a single enterprise and ‘silo … Continue reading
Guest Contributor: Laurent Jacquemin, executive vice president, post-trade derivatives, SunGard’s capital markets business In the derivatives industry, significant, year-over-year transaction volume growth has become the norm. With high-frequency trading driving up the volumes of trades to hundreds of thousands or … Continue reading
Guest Contributor: Jason Scharfman,, Esq., CFE, CRISC, Managing Partner, Corgentum Consulting In the past, many hedge fund managers may have cringed at the mere thought of an investor inquiring about conducting a distinct operational due diligence review. Such reticence represents a … Continue reading
Guest Contributor: Paul Murdock, Director of Consulting and Professional Services, Enterprise Risk Compliance, Wolters Kluwer Financial Services With increasing regulatory demands and requirements that constantly change, one thing is certain: the current focus on risk management in the financial services … Continue reading
Guest Contributor: John Jay, Senior Analyst, Aite Group The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) is coming to the rescue of the investment community; it is considering leveling civil fraud charges against credit rating agencies (CRAs) — in particular Standard & Poor’s … Continue reading
Guest Contributor: Todd Cooper, Vice President and General Manager of Enterprise Risk Compliance, Wolters Kluwer Financial Services The financial services industry is definitely at a crossroads when it comes to compliance and risk management. One road leads to growth, but … Continue reading
Quantifi recently released survey results concerning how financial firms plan on implementing new solutions in order to manage and measure their counterparty risk. According to the survey results, 100 percent of respondents either have already or plan on implementing major … Continue reading