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WHAT BREXIT MEANS FOR COLLATERAL MANAGEMENT

In the aftermath of the financial crisis, regulatory focus on derivatives market collateralization increased.  In fact, the very nature of collateral management has changed significantly. Collateral management and optimization is now a science that is constantly developing, with various strategies like inventory optimization and collateral rebalancing designed to minimize the cost of funding.
  • Samit Desai
  • 16 August 2018
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REGULATORY MONITORING NEWSLETTER: ISSUE TWO 2018

We are delighted to share the second issue for 2018 of Capco's Regulatory Monitoring Newsletter, developed by industry experts in our Regulatory Monitoring Team. The intent of this newsletter is to provide you with a regular update on some of the most important regulatory changes - along with a Capco view on the implications of these changes.
  • Capco
  • 26 July 2018
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INITIAL COIN OFFERING: AN INVESTOR'S GUIDE - PART TWO

It’s been reported that more than half of initial coin offerings from 2017 have already failed. However, there may be some that are worth investing in 2018. How do you identify the good from the bad, though? Read our report to find out.
  • Romal Almazo
  • 24 July 2018
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THE POWER SHIFT FROM BANKS TO THE INDIVIDUAL: CAN IT HAPPEN AND DO WE WANT IT?

At our Innovation Shot panel at Almedalen Week, Åke Freij discussed the balance of power between banks and individuals with Johanna Kull (Avanza) and Sofie Lundström (Toborrow). Here are Åke's musings from the event.
  • Åke Freij
  • 23 July 2018
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BREXIT: CAN RPA SAVE YOUR BREXIT DELIVERY?

Brexit is fast approaching, and uncertainty still looms over UK’s ability to retain passporting rights and access to the EU markets. When time is scarce, and volumes are high, technologies like Robotics Process Automation (RPA), Machine Learning (ML) and Artificial Intelligence (AI) can support delivery and save time, effort and resources.
  • AGNIESZKA POKORSKA
  • 19 July 2018
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BREXIT: HOW TO TACKLE THE BUSINESS MIGRATION CHALLENGE

A hard Brexit after March 2019 will expose banks to the possibility of a ‘no passporting’ rule, meaning they will no longer be able to access European markets. This loss of market access represents a major threat to business continuity and banks must act now to mitigate the effects.
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ROBOTICS IN THE CREDIT CARD INDUSTRY AND APPLICABLE USE CASES

The credit card marketplace is among the largest, most diverse, and most complex markets of any financial product today. In this whitepaper, we explore how companies are using robotic process automation (RPA) to reduce their operating costs and transform their business.
  • Avijeet Jayashekhar
  • 26 June 2018
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BREXIT: ACT NOW OR PUT YOUR BUSINESS AT RISK

‘Wait and see’ or ‘plan for the worst’? These seem to be the two ways that most financial institutions and market infrastructures are responding to Brexit’s uncertain outcome for capital markets.
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NO PLAIN SAILING: BREXIT, BANKS AND CLEARING DERIVATIVES

As we approach Brexit, it is risky for banks to assume there will be little to no change to clearing models. In the latest blog from our Counting Down to March ’19 series, we share what they must address to navigate these unchartered waters.
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THE BREXIT TRANSITION: WAITING GAME OR TICKING TIME BOMB FOR FIRMS?

With 10 months to go until Britain leaves the European Union (EU), the financial services sector is past the point of no return for a Hard Brexit. The announcement of a potential transition period is not enough for firms to stop getting ready for March 2019.