May 13, 2015 - The Depository Trust & Clearing Corporation (DTCC), the premier post-trade market infrastructure for the global financial services industry, today announced that almost half of the respondents (46%) in its most recent Systemic Risk Barometer Study cited cyber security as their top concern and 80% of respondents rated it as a top 5 risk overall.
May 13, 2015 - Nearly nine in 10 financial services firms plan to increase their investment in risk-management capabilities in the next two years in response to emerging risks of cyber security and fraud, according to a new report from Accenture (NYSE: ACN).
April 7, 2015 - The Systemic Risk Council (SRC), a private sector, non-partisan body, today launched an interactive tool, designed to provide users with a simple way to track and assess changes in the financial conditions of the largest, most complex financial institutions in the United States.
March 24, 2015 - Rsam, the market leader and fastest time-to-value provider of Governance, Risk and Compliance (GRC) solutions, today announced the completion of a $32 million strategic growth investment from JMI Equity, a growth equity firm focused on investing in leading software and services companies.
March 30, 2015 - Banks' spending priorities for the next year are focused on improving IT infrastructure and cyber security. Banks are also building new digital platforms to remain competitive and respond to changing customer needs, according to the survey.
March 16, 2015 - AxiomSL, a global provider of regulatory reporting and risk management solutions, announced today that Julius Baer, the leading Swiss private banking group, has chosen AxiomSL's strategic platform to automate its group-level and Swiss entity Basel III calculations and reporting, as well as its group-level and Swiss entity statistical reporting. This expands on Julius Baer's ongoing use of AxiomSL for financial reporting in Hong Kong and Singapore.
April 27, 2015 - A comprehensive study published by Omgeo, a wholly owned subsidiary of The Depository Trust & Clearing Corporation (DTCC) and the global standard for institutional post-trade efficiency, reveals that 80% of respondents believe T+2 will become the global standard for settlement cycles within 10 years.
March 30, 2015 - Wolters Kluwer Financial Services, a provider of comprehensive risk, compliance, finance, and audit solutions and services, announced today that Astoria Bank, based in Long Island, N.Y., has implemented many of the company's leading risk and performance management solutions. These include the company's ALM, stress testing, and credit risk and financial analysis technologies.
March 13, 2015 - ISITC (The International Securities Association for Institutional Trade Communication), the industry trade group focused on standards in transaction processing and related communications, today announced the results of its annual member survey which examines perspectives on the financial services industry's progress and focus for the year.
April 21, 2015 - With businesses facing increasing pressure from customers, regulators and auditors to demonstrate better compliance, manage operational risk and provide assurance, Acuity has announced a new release of its popular STREAM Integrated Risk Manager software. STREAM Version 4 provides users with a more configurable, scalable and easier-to-use approach to Governance, Risk and Compliance (GRC) and delivers improved visibility and control over business risks.
March 26, 2015 - Global investment in fintech ventures tripled from $4.05 billion in 2013 to $12.2 billion in 2014, with Europe being the fastest growing region in the world, according to a new report by Accenture.
March 9, 2015 - Investment banks globally must begin implementing measures to offset the risk that they could be fined by regional or global regulators for employee misconduct, according to a new research report from GreySpark Partners, a capital markets consulting firm. These risks also extend to regulatory fines and legal costs resulting from organisational misconduct ranging from illegal trading activities to corruption and other forms of illegal or scandalous behaviour. The GreySpark report, Best Practices in Conduct Risk 2015, explains what banks can do to offset threats to profitability related to a growing emphasis on conduct breaches and employee behaviour following the financial crisis.