PSD2: Who wins?

Conor Ogle, Sapient

I was recently asked who the biggest winner would be to emerge post-PSD2, the banks or the fintech firms. If we ignore for a moment that the biggest winners are clearly you and I, the end consumer of these services, it did reveal an interesting thought process and dynamic at play.

The next phase of outsourcing: change the bank with digital transformation


Financial services firms have always faced market volatility, but new challenges are forcing most to rethink their traditional operating models in favor of outsourcing. The expanded use of outsourcing models will help improve revenue and create new business opportunities

Collateral management moves to centre stage

McDermid: collateral management needs to be centralised

Collateral management as it is currently known will no longer exist within a few years as increased regulatory demands, rising levels of automation and growth of industry tools to optimise collateral transform the industry, according to a new survey and report by Sapient Global Markets.

Sapient Global Markets rolls out close of business reporting service

Sapient says automated reporting will free up resources for other more productive tasks

Sapient Global Markets has launched a close of business reporting service that it says will help capital and commodity markets trading firms to meet regulation at lower cost.

Will Dodd-Frank trade reporting prepare you for EMIR?

Mark Steadman is co-leader of the Regulatory Reporting practice at Sapient Global Markets

On February 28, most of the approximately 70 registered swap dealers will stumble across the finishing line for the remaining asset classes of the CFTC implementation of Dodd-Frank trade reporting regulations. Some may be forgiven for breathing a sigh of relief.