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The Capco Institute delivers thinking to advance the field of applied finance. It includes the publication of the multi-award-winning Journal of Financial Transformation, an executive video series and events that bring together leading thinkers from both academia and the industry. The Institute is an independent entity, with no pre-existing policy, commercial agenda or constraints.

Journal 24 – Investments

Journal 24 – Investments

November 2008

Journal 24 – Investments

This issue of the journal provides an overview of the latest methodologies, markets, and instruments, and examines whether investment professionals do in fact add value to their clients.

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Journal 23 – Retail Financial Services

Journal 23 – Retail Financial Services

September 2008

Journal 23 – Retail Financial Services

Within the financial sector the retail financial services area is one where innovations have been most evident. Financial institutions are increasingly recognizing and reacting to growing competition in this space, both from banks and non-bank players, and learning how to incorporate best practices from other retail disciplines. As this diffusion of ideas into the industry increases, so will the number of new and innovative services. This issue of the journal provides a comprehensive review of the developments made in the world of retail and the aspects that have been, or can be, applied within the financial services sector.

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Journal 22 – Cass-Capco Institute Paper Series on Risk

Journal 22 – Cass-Capco Institute Paper Series on Risk

March 2008

Journal 22 – Cass-Capco Institute Paper Series on Risk

The inadequacy of different risk valuation models prompted us to establish the Cass-Capco Institute Paper Series on Risk, in partnership with Cass Business School, Europe’s leading academy of risk and the world’s second-ranked risk faculty. The objectives of this paper series is to ensure that the best thinking of the world’s leading scholars is gathered in one location, accessible to those who need it most. We are confident that this paper series will provide a very pertinent bridge between scholars and financial executives.

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Journal 21 – Client-Centricity

Journal 21 – Client-Centricity

November 2007

Journal 21 – Client-Centricity

In this issue of the Journal some of the world’s leading authorities in the field of customer-centricity share with us their views about what best-in-class customer service provision looks like, and provide prescriptive advice about how financial institutions can institute the kinds of transformational change necessary to become truly client-centric organizations.

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Journal 20 – Securities

Journal 20 – Securities

September 2007

Journal 20 – Securities

This issue of the journal attempts to provide an in depth assessment of how a number of the most famous new financial products are engineered and how financial institutions can best prepare themselves to settle and clear them.

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Journal 19 – Monetary Union

Journal 19 – Monetary Union

April 2007

Journal 19 – Monetary Union

The Economic and Monetary Union of the European Union has proved that it can create relative value on both an operational and an economic level. With its progressive free flow of capital, people and goods, it has created an improved environment for growth. In this issue of the journal, our contributors offer us a series of insights that will cover in depth the lessons that other unions in the world can learn from the euro, but also what the risks are.

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Journal 18 – Finance Factory

Journal 18 – Finance Factory

November 2006

Journal 18 – Finance Factory

In recent years there has been a growing recognition among financial institutions that many of the tasks undertaken within their middle- and back-offices are similar to what happens within a typical factory, namely repetitive processes for creating products, or in the case of financial services firms, services. The aim of this issue is to stimulate financial institutions to start thinking of their operations as factories and to see how they can learn from the best-in-class manufacturers to better manage their own manufacturing capabilities.

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Journal 17 – Growth

Journal 17 – Growth

September 2006

Journal 17 – Growth

This issue of the journal focuses on how financial executives have turned their attention from managing the bottom line to improving the top line. The articles in this issue highlight how growth can be stimulated, even within those divisions that were once cost centres, and what frictions still exist within the system that need to be overcome in order that the potentially sustainable profitability compression facing the banking industry can be mitigated.

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Journal 16 – Transformation 2

Journal 16 – Transformation 2

April 2006

Journal 16 – Transformation 2

This 5th anniversary issue of the journal features a special series of papers based on the presentations given at the recent SIBOS conference. These articles, referred for the first time, represent some of the best thinking from that conference and include important contributions on areas such as the efficiency of international labor and financial markets and the practical application of transformation ideas.

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Journal 15 – Wealth

Journal 15 – Wealth

December 2005

Journal 15 – Wealth

This issue of the Journal aims to help our readers get a better understanding of how wealth, be it human or financial, can be preserved for future generations; how it can be managed to help its accumulation; and how it can be released.

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Journal 14 – Market Imperfection

Journal 14 – Market Imperfection

September 2005

Journal 14 – Market Imperfection

This issue of the Journal aims to highlight some of the challenges facing the financial services industry in its ambitions to become efficient and discuss ways in which a number of them can be better met.

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Journal 13 – Pricing

Journal 13 – Pricing

April 2005

Journal 13 – Pricing

Pricing of assets and services has come a long way since the first pricing models were developed. This issue provides you with a number of the most advanced pricing models and strategies available in the markets today.

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Journal 12 – Payments

Journal 12 – Payments

December 2004

Journal 12 – Payments

This issue highlights the fact that it takes more than smart technologies and goodwill from financial institutions to make a new payment mechanism work. Why, despite the fact that payments are of tremendous importance to financial institutions, do they remain so far below the radar of top management and strategists?

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Journal 11 – Data

Journal 11 – Data

September 2004

Journal 11 – Data

The word ‘data’ is used quite a lot these days, surpassing word peers such as ‘information’ and ‘knowledge’. At the same time, questions are also being raised about the data used to defend changes in monetary policy. This issue aims to provide answers on the subject of data.

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Journal 10 – Alternative Investments

Journal 10 – Alternative Investments

April 2004

Journal 10 – Alternative Investments

Hedge funds have become the buzz word in today’s world of high finance. It is not, however, only their complex investment styles that are grabbing the attention of the world’s investment managers, but also because they are facing serious threats from star departures. This issue is dedicated to alternative investments.

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Journal 9 – Transformation

Journal 9 – Transformation

November 2003

Journal 9 – Transformation

Dramatic changes are reshaping the world as financial markets tumble, new members join the EMU, and financial companies cope with long-term shrinking margins. This issue aims to highlight these changes, analyze their implications, and provide prescriptive recommendations on how financial institutions can respond effectively.

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Journal 7 – Trust

Journal 7 – Trust

August 2003

Journal 7 – Trust

This issue focuses on how the credibility of governments, financial markets, and corporations has been damaged by recent events and aims to provide prescriptive guidance on how we can get a better understanding of the root causes of these crises and how to best manage them.

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Journal 8 – Offshoring

Journal 8 – Offshoring

August 2003

Journal 8 – Offshoring

The number and types of organizations that are considering moving non-client-facing operations offshore has experienced a dramatic growth. This issue aims to highlight the important issues in making such as dramatic decision and provide guidelines as to how these challenges have been faced and managed by pioneers of this industry.

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Journal 6 – Technology

Journal 6 – Technology

December 2002

Journal 6 – Technology

Despite the stock market boom and resulting backlash of the late 1990s, a number of organizations still believed that innovative technologies could truly transform our world and developed capabilities that rely on this infrastructure. This issue focuses on how innovative technologies can enable organizations to improve their overall corporate strategies and the way they operate.

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Journal 5 – Risk

Journal 5 – Risk

September 2002

Journal 5 – Risk

The number and variety of risks that senior financial executives face in today's environment is increasing exponentially. These range from a crisis in confidence to industry and macro-economic risks that must be managed effectively. This issue focuses on macro-economic, regulatory, and operational risks.

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BREXIT: an analog event in a digital age

Video Series in Financial Services

BREXIT: an analog event in a digital age

The Capco Institute video series brings together leading academics and senior financial executives to discuss pertinent issues impacting the world of financial services.
Blockchain: Reshaping banking for digital consumers

Video Series in Financial Services

Blockchain: Reshaping banking for digital consumers

T+2 settlements: Now less than a year away

Video Series in Financial Services

T+2 settlements: Now less than a year away

Risk Culture Leadership

Events

Risk Culture Leadership

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Editorial Board

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Submission Guidelines for Authors

Submission guidelines for authors

Submission Guidelines for Authors