Practices and Emerging Trends in Asset Liability Management and Liquidity Risk

Asset Liability Management (ALM) plays a critical role in weaving together the different business lines in a financial institution. Managing liquidity and the balance sheet are crucial to the existence of a financial institution and sustenance of its operations. It is also essential for seamless growth of the balance sheet in a profitable way.

Evolving Regulatory Reforms: Impact on Asia Pacific Financial Institutions

Much has been written about the global financial crisis and the regulatory response 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 world of trade and capital flows, markets and institutions. While in many respects Asia came through […]

Automating Energy and Commodity Trade Surveillance – The Time is Now!

Firms that trade energy and commodities are recognizing the importance of surveillance technologies that monitor proprietary, customer, and employee trading activities for potential inappropriate behaviors of interest. In response to evolving regulatory practices and case law, firms are expanding their compliance mandate to substantially include comprehensive trade reviews for possible instances of market manipulation, insider […]

Cloud Computing: Financial Services Hope or Hype?

Industry commentators are calling 2011 the year of the cloud, as many leverage the benefits of cloud computing techniques. All but the notable area of Banking and capital markets. So how can financial services use cloud computing to deliver specific, efficient business processes securely, flexibly, and cost-effectively? Download this paper to find out how.

Global Anti-Money Laundering Vendor Evaluation: A Reinvigorated Market

Anti-Money laundering (AML) technologies have been enjoying a fresh wave of demand across the globe, driven by the convergence of increasing regulation, high-profile regulatory enforcement actions, and next-generation technologies that can address AML and fraud management needs across the enterprise. A new report from Aite Group based on interviews with 18 global AML compliance vendors […]

SUNGARD Availability Services

Infrastructure as a Service In a recent video interview, David Bannister spoke to Max Feneck of SunGard Availability Services and Clare Porter of SunGard Financial Systems about the emergence of "Infrastructure as a Service" architecture, and found that there is considerable promiseonce you get past the hype.

The UK payments landscape

Sitting at the heart of the UK payments industry, VocaLink has a unique perspective on the challenges and opportunities facing banks. Chris Dunne, Strategy Director, tells Banking Technology‘s David Bannister what the next few years will bring.   See the interview on our video section.

Special Report: Mobile Technologies in Financial Services

The mobile phone is ubiquitous these days and as such it has been a key focus for retail and corporate banks looking for new customers, new channels to market and value-added revenue streams for a number of years. It can be used to access and manage retail bank accounts, to enable corporate treasurers to quickly […]