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UNCLEARED MARGIN RULES – AANA CALCULATION GUIDANCE

As most people already know by now, the first step in complying with the uncleared margin rules (UMR) is determining if your firm is in-scope for the regulation.The way to do this is to calculate your Average Aggregate Notional Amount (AANA).
  • Prabhat Singh and Mark Demo
  • 17 December 2019
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ATTITUDES TO FINANCE: A GENERATION Z SURVEY

Born and raised digital, Generation Z are unlike any generation that has come before. But is the way that they bank unique? Read our survey to discover where the opportunities lie for financial services firms today. 
  • Harriet Webster
  • 16 December 2019
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WORKING IN CAPITAL MARKETS: A UX DESIGNER’S PERSPECTIVE

In this blog, Adam Wallace shares his experience working with a tier one investment bank as a UX Designer, to create innovative solutions, to improve the way in which their senior management regime supervises operational risk, and several things he learnt along the way.
  • Adam Wallace
  • 11 December 2019
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THE EMERGENCE OF THE ‘HYBRID’ RIA MODEL

The ‘Hybrid’ RIA model provides more independence and freedom and helps advisors earn higher revenue. However, it does not come without the added responsibility of additional overhead and administrative tasks. Deciding on what model you should use comes down to several factors, most of which include the advisor’s skill set, personality, type of clientele and size of their external network.
  • Phillip Kerkel and Anushka Nadkarni
  • 10 December 2019
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FINANCE, RISK AND COMPLIANCE: SUPERVISORY REPORTING REFORM

On Wednesday 16 October 2019, the EBA issued a public consultation on a new ITS on supervisory reporting requirements for institutions. In this paper, we share what this means for reporting institutions and the key upcoming deadlines. 
  • Christine De Marco
  • 10 December 2019
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ATTITUDES TO TECH: EMBRACING THE CLOUD

In this blog, we explore customer perceptions around technology today. Find out how - and why - people are talking about cloud, and the key steps to implement it within your business. 
  • Derek Lum
  • 10 December 2019
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ATTITUDES TO FINANCE: ARE PEOPLE REALLY SWITCHING BANKS?

This blog is part of a new series, Attitudes to Finance, where we are exploring customer perceptions around finance today. This blog investigates whether Twitter users are switching banks, why that might be and other ways to bank today. 
  • Ian Hooper
  • 06 December 2019
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FINANCE, RISK AND COMPLIANCE POLICY FRAMEWORK REFORM: COMPREHENSIVE PILLAR III DISCLOSURES

The European Banking Authority (EBA) has proposed changes to the Pillar III Disclosure Framework. The proposal seeks to address silo-based reporting and alignment of disclosures under an all-inclusive ITS whilst implementing regulatory changes introduced by CRR II and the BCBS revised Pillar IIII disclosure framework, therefore affiliating the disclosure framework with international standards. This paper explores the key changes, challenges and considerations for banks. 
  • Christine De Marco
  • 06 December 2019
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THE WORKFORCE OF THE FUTURE: A NEW HOPE

The working world is changing. New technology is unlocking new capabilities that seem straight out of science fiction. But our research shows these innovations are very real, and in many cases just around the corner.
  • Alberto Bonifacio (PhD), Paul Henry (PhD), Taylor Monaghan (PhD), Richard Pangonis (PhD) & Davide Vito (PhD).
  • 05 December 2019
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CRD V AND CRR II: SETTING UP FOR SUCCESS

The EU’s Capital Requirements Directive V and Capital Requirements Regulation II should be more than just a compliance program, they implicitly call for stricter alignment across entities and business units within firms, and a strategic approach to implementing the new acts - discover the key impacts and opportunities for firms in this paper.
  • George Phillips, James Arnett
  • 28 November 2019