As we begin to see the pandemic in our rearview mirror, we still see some of the same old requirements on the road ahead – reducing costs and operational risks, improving data quality, and delivering compelling and worthwhile products to our customers.
It’s no secret that the 2008 financial crisis served as a major turning point for asset managers and in particular their compliance and regulatory oversight teams.
A derivative is a financial instrument whose price is based entirely on something else. And in the separation between price and the underlying asset, things can get complicated and risky.
As the RegTech space continues to mature, focus is shifting from the what to the how – that is, from simply being compliant to identifying how asset managers and service providers can leverage technology to refine existing compliance and reporting procedures and execute them with efficiency, precision and cost-effectiveness.
To modernize the regulatory framework covering derivatives, and to address how both derivatives themselves and the risks they pose to investors have changed, the SEC has fundamentally changed the rules.
For the past decade, the inclusion of Environmental, Social and Corporate Governance (ESG) criteria has become a leading trend in the financial industry, deeply changing the stock picking and allocation process of asset managers.
Major global financial institution integrates Confluence’s composites solution for regulatory reporting and uniform performance measurement standards to increase scalability, speed, usability and functionality.
Revolution empowers the performance team at a London-based wealth manager to build valuable, long-term relationships with 1000’s of clients through delivering more detailed reports.
Confluence’s cloud-based performance measurement and portfolio analytics solution, Confluence Revolution, facilitates National Australia Bank in reducing the turnaround time for delivering performance and risk analytics to stakeholders.
Download our latest whitepaper which demonstrates through worked examples how, why and where totals’ reconciliation differences can arise multi-period. Authored by Ian Thompson, PhD., Chief Performance Advisor, StatPro and Paul Giles, Owner, Teachins.
Dario Cintioli, Managing Director, explains the Confluence approach for measuring liquidity risk. The traditional problem of liquidity risk is that the data needed for calibrating these models is only available for liquid instruments, trading on a regular basis and for which books of bid/ask and volumes are available.
Confluence uses a number of external sources for bond prices, foreign exchange and curves, including the trading desks of major investment dealers and banks. The Confluence dealer network represents the top professionals in their respective sectors.
Mark Evans, Founder & CEO of Confluence, explains the new Confluence brand.
Andrew Peddar, StatPro Group COO, discusses the opportunities and challenges facing Asset Service Providers and their middle office outsourcing services.