Blog

3 things that are and will continue to affect the (Re) Insurance Market – and how

[fa icon="calendar'] 14-Mar-2018 15:33:29 / by Dave Connors posted in Insurance, Reinsurance, Blog, Digitalisation, Operational Efficiency, Insurtech

[fa icon="comment"] 0 Comments

We were recently asked – what 3 things do you think are affecting/will affect the reinsurance industry from a technology perspective? 

Read More [fa icon="long-arrow-right"]

MiFID II ISINs - If you want to see the sunshine, you have to weather the storm.

[fa icon="calendar'] 23-Feb-2018 12:27:40 / by David Woolcock posted in Banking, Blog, MiFID, Regulation, Compliance, MiFID II, regulatory reporter

[fa icon="comment"] 0 Comments

In my last blog The week that was the MiFID II deadline I highlighted the issue with LEI’s. This time it seems it is the turn of ISINs that are causing some turbulence below the surface of what otherwise has been a great industry effort to get the good ship (MiFID II) launched and implemented without any sharp squalls driving us onto the rocks.

Read More [fa icon="long-arrow-right"]

Insurance in the 4th Industrial Revolution

[fa icon="calendar'] 14-Feb-2018 15:26:41 / by Dave Connors posted in Insurance, Blog, Artificial Intelligence, Digitalisation, Operational Efficiency, AI, Insurtech

[fa icon="comment"] 0 Comments

The 4th Industrial Revolution (4IR) relates to the introduction of cyber-physical systems, blurring the lines between technology and “the real world”.

Read More [fa icon="long-arrow-right"]

The week that was MiFID II deadline week……..

[fa icon="calendar'] 16-Jan-2018 12:32:50 / by David Woolcock posted in Banking, Blog, Regulation, Compliance, MiFID II

[fa icon="comment"] 0 Comments



So the 3
rd of January came to pass and the City was not plunged into meltdown by the implementation of MiFID II/MiFIR. Some confusion reigned due to the late announcement of 6-month smoothing exercise to the implementation of LEI’s. The summary statement was – 

Read More [fa icon="long-arrow-right"]

Digitalisation and the Death of UI

[fa icon="calendar'] 08-Jan-2018 07:05:00 / by Dave Connors posted in Insurance, Blog, Digitalisation, UI

[fa icon="comment"] 0 Comments

UI and UX designers are often faced with questions like “Why do I have to double-click that to edit it?” and “These fields are next to each other on the MRC, so why are they on different screens in the UI?”

Read More [fa icon="long-arrow-right"]

On the twelfth day of Christmas...

[fa icon="calendar'] 05-Jan-2018 07:54:00 / by Kathryn Emerson posted in Insurance, Blog, 12 days of christmas, policy administration

[fa icon="comment"] 0 Comments

Eurobase gave to me...Governance and Compliance 

Read More [fa icon="long-arrow-right"]

T'was the night before Christmas

[fa icon="calendar'] 19-Dec-2017 11:01:57 / by Kathryn Emerson posted in Banking, Blog, MiFID, Regulation, Compliance, MiFID II

[fa icon="comment"] 0 Comments

T’was the night before Christmas, when all through the bank,

Treasury Managers were wondering who they should thank,

For the upcoming challenges they were due to face,

And new regulation they have to embrace.

Read More [fa icon="long-arrow-right"]

Advent surprises and few bells jingled!

[fa icon="calendar'] 11-Dec-2017 11:54:00 / by David Woolcock posted in Banking, Blog, MiFID, Regulation, Compliance, MiFID II, PSD2, Advent

[fa icon="comment"] 0 Comments

Read More [fa icon="long-arrow-right"]

PSD2 - Is your FX Sales Desk ready?

[fa icon="calendar'] 23-Nov-2017 11:55:03 / by Matt Townsend posted in Banking, Blog, Regulation, Compliance

[fa icon="comment"] 1 Comment

In conversation with clients, one topic that comes up time and again is PSD2. When I ask "So, what are you doing on PSD2" there are broadly two responses, "We have it under control" or "We have a team looking at it" swiftly followed by “it can't be much different to PSD".  Can it?  The answer is quite simply Yes! How much different PSD2 is to PSD is another story altogether and something that deserves a little more time. 

Read More [fa icon="long-arrow-right"]

Trick or treat? What ghouls & demons can we expect to be knocking on our doors? MiFID III (yes three!) possibly a big demon?

[fa icon="calendar'] 31-Oct-2017 10:12:46 / by David Woolcock posted in Banking, Blog, MiFID, Regulation, Compliance, MiFID II, ACI, Halloween

[fa icon="comment"] 0 Comments

Halloween got me thinking as to what demons the European markets might expect on a spooky night like tonight. What could come knocking at our doors and will they be trick or a treat? 

Read More [fa icon="long-arrow-right"]

3 ways in which technology can help drive innovation and efficiency

[fa icon="calendar'] 23-Oct-2017 16:12:24 / by Kathryn Emerson posted in Insurance, Blog, Technology, ROI, innovation, efficiency

[fa icon="comment"] 0 Comments

From a technological perspective, we decided to delve into the realms of Innovation and Efficiency. I mean, who doesn’t want their business to run more innovatively and efficiently? Do technology solutions really have the ability to drive innovation and efficiency, reduce operational costs and improve return on capital.

Read More [fa icon="long-arrow-right"]

It is Autumn and the leaves begin to fall…

[fa icon="calendar'] 11-Oct-2017 14:36:41 / by David Woolcock posted in Banking, Blog, Regulation, Compliance

[fa icon="comment"] 0 Comments

Read More [fa icon="long-arrow-right"]