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Risk and Finance Architectures: State-of-the-Art Analytical Applications in the Financial Services Industry

A number of leading economists have coined the phrase "the Great Recession" to properly represent the economic events of 2008 and 2009. At the core of the Great Recession was a systematic failure of enterprise risk systems in financial services. A clear outcome of these failures is the realization that the disciplines of risk management, […]

Oracle Financial Services Revenue Management and Billing Technology Architecture

The following is intended to outline our general product direction. It is intended for information purposes  only, and may not be incorporated into any contract. It is not a commitment to deliver any material, code, or functionality, and should not be relied upon in making purchasing decisions. The development, release, and timing of any features […]

Evolving Regulatory Reforms

Much has been written about the global financial crisis and the regulatoryresponse that followed. The crisis is a timely reminder of the fragility of the global financial system.Limiting the contagion was an immense challenge in an interconnected worldof trade and capital flows, markets and institutions. While in many respectsAsia came through the crisis relatively unscathed, […]

Technology-The Key to Engaging Gen-Y Customers

Banks cannot afford to ignore Gen-Y. In a report, Catalysts for Change: The Implications ofGen-Y Consumers for Banks, Deloitte says Gen-Y could become the wealthiest generation ever. "In addition to the growing inter-family wealth transfer, their cumulative earnings are projected to increase by 85 percent within the next 10 years, surpassing those of their Baby […]

Competitive differentiation

COMPETITIVE DIFFERENTIATION – BACK TO BASICS Clients are looking for more basic, low risk products. Such products areinherently commoditized, making differentiation through service apriority. The question is how one can make service delivery noticeablydifferent, and how one can leverage technology to improve this whileoperating on a limited cost base.

Ta Chong Bank Transforms Legacy Operations in Record Time, Positions Bank to Compete in Global Markets

The Challenge With the Taiwanese banking industry undergoing a rapid transformation to become a global player, Ta Chong Bank faced a serious barrier to growth and consolidation-its 15-year old core banking system.

Technology-The Key to Engaging Gen-Y Customers

Banks cannot afford to ignore Gen-Y. In a report, Catalysts for Change: The Implications of Gen-Y Consumers for Banks, Deloitte says Gen-Y could become the wealthiest generation ever. "In addition to the growing inter-family wealth transfer, their cumulative earnings are projected to increase by 85 percent within the next 10 years, surpassing those of their […]

Hidden Relationships and Networks: Financial Institutions at Risk

Protecting a financial institution, its employees, customers, and assets would have been much easier if criminals were identifiable by behavior and activities. However, financial criminals and money launderers do not behave in established, predictable patterns. They use every method possible to evade detection, and where no methods exist, they create new ones.

Hedge Funds and Anti-Money Laundering

A combination of secrecy, weak regulation, and rapid proliferation make hedge funds a very attractive vehicle for money launderers. This white paper describes how hedge funds fit into the overall lifecycle of money laundering; the history of money laundering regulations and how this is shaping the face of the hedge funds industry today; and new […]

Evolving the Data Warehouse: The Next Generation for Financial Services

Financial Services Institutions worldwide are operating in an unprecedented environment. Over the last 20 years, the scale and complexity of the average financial services institution, be it in banking, capital markets or insurance has increased exponentially. This Oracle Financial Services whitepaper will examine the traditional approaches to data warehousing that were in place during the […]

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