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A text on Collateral Management update by author Jack Dwyer

25th August 2020

Collateral management update from Basement Headquarters By Jack Dwyer, Senior Consultant Collateral

The global pandemic has completely changed the way collateral management professionals conduct business. The all-remote work environment has altered the typical fintech project. While many of these changes have been difficult at times to manage for both the client and the vendor, the work-from-home model has allowed additional flexibility, benefiting upgrades and implementations. As we […]

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Recession and recovery by Paul Baik.

24th July 2020

U, V, or W, what shape will the recovery be? By Paul Baik, Regulatory Enablement Manager-Americas

In March, when it became evident that the COVID event was disrupting U.S. economic activity, the Federal Reserve (the Fed) conducted a sensitivity analysis (Assessment of Bank Capital during the Recent Coronavirus Event, June 2020), based on a set of scenarios that are more dire and stressful than were implied by then current economic and […]

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2nd July 2020

The Shareholder Rights Directive II due to go live on the 3rd of September 2020 By Yamen Bousrih, Business Expert

SRD II won’t be postponed! The verdict came from the European Commission earlier this month. Despite the joint letter sent by several post-trade groups and the call to postpone the deadline of SRD II and the Implementing Regulation, the European Commission decided earlier this month to go ahead with the implementation of the directive as originally planned this year on the 3rd […]

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Text on Digital Transformation by Dale Eastham

26th June 2020

Between the Devil and the deep blue sea By Dale Eastham, Senior Digital Transformation Consultant

When it comes to Digital Transformation, the perceived risk for banks and insurers is on one side, eternal damnation for trying, or on the other drowning because they did nothing. 100% Digital challenger FinTech brands do not have this issue, but they are struggling to gain market share and move into profitability, because customers are […]

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EBA introduces new reporting and disclosure templates

9th June 2020

EBA introduces new reporting and disclosure templates for June 2020 submission By Samuel Welford-Smith, Business Development Manager, UK & Ireland

The EBA announced on the 2nd June 2020 guideline on “reporting and disclosure of exposures subject to measures applied in response to the COVID-19 crisis” Published article can be found HERE. Why: In response to the need to address negative economic consequences of COVID-19 pandemic, the European Union (EU) and Member States have introduced a […]

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