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16th November 2017

A Connected Market is Key to Achieving a Simplified and Best-of-Breed Collateral Management Ecosystem

Collateral management has been at the forefront of operational investment for several years, thanks to financial regulation. As a result, new technologies have been developed, alliances between market participants established, and previously manual processes automated. In a Q&A, Lombard Risk’s Tina Wilkinson discusses the new collateral management ecosystem and how all market participants can leverage a newly connected market to gain operational efficiencies and a competitive edge.

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3rd November 2017

RegSpecs: It’s Time to Provide X-ray Vision to the Board

Author: James Phillips, Head of Regulatory Strategy at Lombard Risk  Here’s a further update from the RegTech frontline, with Lombard Risk at the RegTech Rising conference over the past 3 days.  Here’s my post from the opening day.  We’ve had more stand-out insights from sector leaders.  I have seen a sequence of quick-fire demos and […]

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2nd November 2017

“Consensus from banks, consultants, tech companies at RegTech Rising – firms not proactively allocating resources to find the best RegTech opportunities – already getting left behind”

As a major RegTech provider and leader in regulatory reporting, Lombard Risk is participating in RegTech Rising, the major European RegTech conference.  The conference has the biggest concentration of RegTechies I have seen, with cross-industry participants: regulators, regulated, vendors, consultancies and investors.  There have been some fantastic insights and debates around how the digitisation of everything from identity management to horizon management to regulatory reporting will be transformed, and faster than you may think.  All this makes for the onset of friction-less regulation (not no friction, just less friction!), and will embrace artificial intelligence, machine learning, distributed ledger technology, machine readable rules, for their best outcomes.  Most importantly however, irrespective of the specific technology set that underpins the delivery of the solution, RegTech is providing the opportunity for firms to experience being regulated differently.  Regulators themselves also see significant upside to applying regulation differently; indeed for all parties to embrace RegTech innovations it’s a win-win.

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23rd October 2017

90% percent of banks polled want greater analytics from their regulatory reporting data

90% percent of banks polled want greater analytics from their regulatory reporting data. Research from Lombard Risk Survey, September 2017

Banks operating in the UK are looking to accelerate the use of automated regulatory reporting in the face of increasing compliance requirements and regulation, and to make better use of regulatory data for analytical purposes.

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19th October 2017

Repo to the rescue?

Richard Gomm of Lombard Risk examines how Repo could finally now be given the opportunity to shine and be seen as the platform for effective collateral and inventory management.

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