Category Archives: Finance

The challenges and the timeline of FRTB have become clear

A few thoughts after a conference dedicated to the FRTB Last week I took part in the 4th “Impact of Fundamental Review of the Trading Book” conference in London, and I would like to share with you some feedback and …Read more

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ActivePivot User Group 2016 – Microsoft Azure Presentation

Cover ApugMatthew Thomson, Product Manager at Microsoft Azure, gave a presentation this year at the ActivePivot User Group in London titled Cloud Burst & Azure Compute in Financial Services.Read more

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ActivePivot User Group 2016 – Standard Chartered Presentation

Cover ApugSamuel Koïki, Programme Manager for Front Office Collateral and Optimisation at Standard Chartered, gave a presentation this year at the ActivePivot User Group in London titled Collateral Optimisation & Analytics.Read more

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ActivePivot User Group 2016 – Nordea Markets Presentation

Cover ApugAnton Polyakov, the Head of Application Development for Core Services & Risk at Nordea Markets, gave a presentation this year at the ActivePivot User Group in London titled The Core of Nordea Markets Technology.Read more

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Facing up to a new era for liquidity management – eBook

Quartet FS White Paper - FRTBIn the aftermath of the 2011 Eurozone crisis, the Basel committee introduced stricter rules for the management of liquidity ratios.Read more

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FRTB: 3 ideas to move forward

FRTBWith changes as complex and as far-reaching as those introduced by the FRTB, it helps to classify the challenges they pose and deconstruct them into concrete, feasible tasks leading up to December 2019 and consists of either new IT developments, changes in work methods or, more commonly, a combination of both.Read more

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FRTB: Assessing the Challenges

Wuhan-Lyon freight train A few weeks ago, Quartet FS co-hosted a FRTB round-table event with PwC in London as we reported in a previous post. A large number of decision-makers from international banks were present to take part in a discussion that started with the simple opening gambit: “How ready are you to implement FRTB?”Read more

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Solving the challenges of FRTB – White Paper

ActiveViam White Paper - FRTBLearn about the tangible consequences of the FRTB for your organisation and how ActivePivot can create the adequate workflow to tackle them best.Read more

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Partnering with Atos to build a Big Data appliance

Quartet FS & AtosQuartet FS and Atos have created a big data appliance designed to tackle the present and future regulatory challenges banks face. Read blog post.Read more

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How long can CCPs afford to wait?

Clearing houseTwo months ago the Basel Committee decided that banks will have to set aside less capital against trades through central clearing houses in a bid to encourage them to use their services. The aim is to make banks use the central counterparties (CCPs), making it easier for regulators to follow the flow of banks’ trades and exposures to each other.Read more

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