Srikant Ganesan

The PSD2 opportunity: Why banks, FinTech and third-parties need to keep talking

by Srikant Ganesan, Managing Partner, Risk and Trading Solutions The next couple of years are going to witness a string of major changes to the banking sector. Among them, the European Union’s revised Payment Services Directive (PSD2) gives third-parties access to the banks’ customer information. In a sector that’s been in a constant state of […]


Continuous Delivery and The Cloud – Risk Focus presents at The Deutsche Börse Group

Risk Focus’ featured prominently at the Deutsche Börse Group’s 2-day “Product, Technology & Innovation” Conference on May 22 & 23, 2017. On the first day of the conference Vassil Avramov, Risk Focus CTO and co-founder, presented on the topic “Getting to Real Time: Creating the Future Digital Platform”. During the presentation and in real-time, Avramov demonstrated […]


Subir Grewal presents at Splunk FSI Conference

Risk Focus was featured prominently at the recent Splunk FSI Conference, which was held at the New York Grand Hyatt on May 17, 2017. Subir Grewal gave a presentation entitled “Splunk Partners of Choice in Capital Markets” in which he showed a short video of Validate.Trade, now part of RegTek.Solutions, that has a Splunk-powered dashboard […]


FRTB is a 2017 Project – article by Srikant Ganesan

Srikant Ganesan’s article in the March 17 2017 RiskTech Forum is entitled “Risk Focus: FRTB Is A Challenge For Today Not Tomorrow”. In the article, Ganesan points out that, even though the regulation goes into effect in January, 2019, a key requirement is that “financial institutions will need to back-test their internal models for at least […]

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Srikant Ganesan in DerivSource on “The Long FRTB Road Ahead”

The January 30 DerivSource article entitled “The Long Road FRTB Road Ahead” shines light on the fact that, even though the regulation comes due in 2019, firms have already started laying the foundation for compliance, and those that haven’t should get started. In the article, Srikant Ganesan, Risk Focus’ Managing Partner for Risk and Trading […]

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Featured in HFMTechnology – The API Revolution – Solving the Spreadsheet Challenge

The January 24, 2017 edition of HFMTechnology features an article entitled “The API Revolution – Solving the Spreadsheet Challenge”, by Sri Ganesan, Managing Partner, Risk and Trading Solutions at Risk Focus. The article dives into how the API Revolution is changing the way that IT organizations deliver applications to end users, in particular power users, […]


RegTech disruptor Risk Focus launches RegTek Solutions, Inc.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 24 January 2017, New York, London & Paris: Risk Focus, Inc., the specialist solutions provider to the global capital markets, today announced the launch of a new firm, RegTek Solutions Inc.(RegTek). RegTek, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Risk Focus, will be the new home for Report-it, the market-leading control and compliance software for global […]


Transaction Reporting and ISO 22

by Alan McIntyre I’m doing the industrious people at the International Organization for Standardization a disservice as it’s really ISO 20022. But ISO 22 is catchier and requires far less effort than ISO Twenty Thousand and Twenty Two. And let’s face it, if we need to get our heads around yet another machine readable language […]


Andy Green in DerivSource on Data Quality

The recent DerivSource regulatory year-end wrap-up entitled “Certain about Uncertainty: A Review of 2016” summarizes the year in regulation with a particular focus on the potential impact that political upheaval, in particular Brexit and the US Presidential Election, could have on existing and pending regulations. Andy Green, our Global Head of Business development, reminds readers […]


5 Key Takeaways from the CPMI-IOSCO “Harmonisation of critical OTC derivatives data elements (other than UTI and UPI)” – second batch

by Alan McIntyre In October 2016, CPMI-IOSCO published their Harmonisation of critical OTC derivative data elements (other than UTI and UPI) – second batch  Here are our 5 Key Takeaways: Is ISO 20022 the standard? Risk Focus are enthusiasts regarding the benefits that a clearly defined data schema such as ISO 20022 can bring to improve […]