Financial Services Insights

Using the Siren Platform for Superior Business Intelligence

Financial Services enterprises are under constant pressure to comply with regulations while growing their businesses. In a digital, data-driven economy this requires processes across vast amounts of data. Siren’s Investigative Intelligence Platform uses business intelligence, full-text search, data visualization and graph knowledge to uncover the digital “needles in the haystack” of fraud intelligence, investment intelligence, risk management and market surveillance.

Case Study – Regulatory Reporting Health Check

Content: Market Pressure Helping a Global Bank Respond to a Regulator’s Audit. Following the 2008 global financial crisis, policymakers in the G-20 committed to reforming domestic and international rules governing the over-the-counter (OTC) derivatives markets. In...

Existing MiFID II Reporting Solutions Might Not Be Sufficient

In the recent Global Investor Group Article entitled “Firms may not pass ESMA’s MiFID II Reporting Audit – Expert”, the expert who is quoted is Risk Focus’ Lloyd Altman. In the article, Altman is quoted as saying ““In some cases firms squeaked over the line to be...

SFTR – When To Start & What To Do First?

If 2017 was the year of MiFIR, with the January 3rd, 2018 deadline looming over everyone’s head, then the same could be said for SFTR in 2018. The MiFID II deadline was extended by a full year, primarily because it was substantially different from existing MIFID...

Risk Focus APIX Powers Xignite’s CloudAddin

March 16, 2018, New York, London, Risk Focus, Inc., the specialist provider of trading, regulatory, and risk services, announced today that its APIX For Excel product is the engine that powers Xignite Inc.’s CloudAddin, a Microsoft® Excel Add-In, specifically designed...

Regulatory Reporting Advisory Services

Risk Focus Inc., the leading provider of Trading and Risk Solutions, today announced their new Regulatory Reporting Advisory (RRA). The service is designed to help clients comply with global trade reporting regulations, meet aggressive deadlines and build solutions...

How APIs Are Changing the Financial Markets

Written by Srikant Ganesan, Managing Partner, Risk and Trading Solutions. Srikant Ganesan is head of risk and trade solutions at Risk Focus, a specialist technology solutions provider that works with organizations across the global capital markets.   20 years...

FRTB Is A Challenge For Today Not Tomorrow

Everyone in the risk space needs to take a long hard look at how they are going to respond to FRTB, the Basel Committee on Banking Supervision’s incoming risk regulatory framework for capital provision. Under the new rules, banks with international trading books will...

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