Blog - May 2017

  • MiFID II exposes the need for a regulatory reporting solution

    Posted on Thursday, May 18, 2017 by David WoolcockNo comments

    “MiFID II and MiFIR will change the way banks around the world do business —particularly with respect to the scope of data, communications formats and records that must be maintained.” -Bloomberg Responding efficiently to the dramatic changes that MiFID II will bring in January 2018 is key to ensuring your organisation continues to succeed and remains profitable. As a bank or branch/subsidiary ...

  • Artificial Intelligence, Blockchain and Deep Learning

    Posted on Thursday, May 11, 2017 by Kevin RichmondNo comments

    It is no secret that the traditional (re)insurance firms have a reputation of reluctance to adopt and adapt to new technologies. However, here we are, in the 21st century and technology is shaping as well as transforming our whole world and fast, and it does not intend to slow down for anyone. Some of the most progressive (re)insurers are starting to pay attention to ‘InsurTech’ and in doing so ...

  • An alarming thought for attendees at the forthcoming International Banking Conference 2017 hosted by the Association of Foreign Banks.

    Posted on Thursday, May 4, 2017 by David WoolcockNo comments

    In the FT today comes the news that UK branches of foreign banks will have to adhere to whistleblowing rules that allow staff to voice concerns to City watchdogs without having to tell their employers. With the proximity of the implementation of MiFID II and anecdotal evidence pointing to a slow start to projects, or a scrapping of earlier projects and a re-start of the process, many will ...