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Customer centricity, accessibility and analytics key consumer channel trends in Asia Pacific
Date: May 14, 2013Proceedings report from the Technology Decision Makers Conference 2013, held in conjunction with The Asian Banker Summit 2013 on new strategies in bank channels, distribution, and customer management.
Categories: Channels, Core Banking, Customer Centricity, Data & Analytics, Data Management, Innovation, Mobile Banking, Operational Risk & Security, Retail Banking, Technology & Operations
Keywords: Asian Banker Summit 2013, Bank Mashreq, CCB, Bank Resona, UBS, Big Data, SBI, OCBC, UK Payments Council, mPesa
Can the financial community in Asia rise to the challenges of regional integration?
Date: Apr 26, 2013Recent market and regulatory changes in the banking industry have accentuated the need for bankers to seize opportunities and weather challenges.
Author: Foo Boon Ping
Categories: Capital & Strategic Issues, China, Data & Analytics, Data Management, FSI Customer Relationship Management , Innovation, Regulation, Risk and Regulation, Technology & Operations
Keywords: Asian Banker Summit 2013, ASEAN, Deutsche Bank, Kasikornbank, OCBC, Bank of Queensland, Big Data, BoC, DBS, UBS, ANZ
Is the Libor scandal a result of regulatory oversight?
Date: Jul 25, 2012According to the financial disclosure requirements framework, the market is responsible for the monitoring and controlling of regulators to prevent regulatory oversight such as the recent Libor scandal.
Author: Tiah Wen Li
Categories: Regulation, Risk and Regulation
Keywords: Libor, Bank of England, Paul Tucker, RBS, UBS, Barclays, Deutsche Bank, HSBC, Societe Generale, Credit Agricole, Bob Diamond
Barclays and LIBOR – is operational risk management relevant?
Date: Jul 02, 2012David Millar, risk consultant, trainer and former COO at global risk management association, PRMIA, discusses the Barclays-LIBOR rigging case, the bank’s survival chances, and whether ORM could have impacted the case.
Author: David Millar
Categories: Capital & Strategic Issues, Operational Risk Management, Regulation, Risk and Regulation
Keywords: Barclays, LIBOR, British Bankers’ Association, BCBS, Basel III, RBS, UBS, Citibank, Bank of America
How important is globally systemically important?
Date: Dec 13, 2011David Millar, former COO of PRMIA, feels that the creation of G-SIFIs will have a greater impact than just extra capital buffer and new reporting requirements.
Author: David Millar
Categories: Capital & Strategic Issues, Regulation, Risk and Regulation
Keywords: G-SIFI, FSB, BCBS, Cross Jurisdictional Activity, Interconnectedness, Substitutability, Bank of China, Systemic Risk
Massive bank layoffs signal risk and opportunity for outsourcing
Date: Dec 02, 2011Banks will have to address the issue of service level deterioration and regulatory concerns as they move to low-cost centres.
Author: Aldo Joson
Categories: Operational Risk & Security, Risk and Regulation, Technology & Operations
Keywords: BAML, HSBC, UBS, Barclays, RBS, Credit Suisse, BNY Mellon, Goldman Sachs, JP Morgan, Outsourcing, Streamlining
Switzerland’s UBS reports billion loss from unidentified rogue trades
Date: Sep 16, 2011Investors and Swiss politicians call for downgrade, or closure of UBS’s investment banking activities following rogue trades that may force the bank to declare a Q3 loss.
Author: Tiah Wen Li
Categories: Operational Risk, Risk and Regulation
Keywords: UBS, Switzerland, Rogue Trade
Hiring spree in Asia untimely
Date: Aug 26, 2011While US and European banks have started cutting jobs in their markets to trim costs as global recession sets in, Asian banks beefing up networks are caught out in untimely hiring sprees.
Author: Wong Wei Han
Categories: Industry Outlook, Operational Risk, Risk and Regulation, Capital Markets, Performance Measurement
Keywords: Lloyds, Goldman Sachs, Credit Suisse, HSBC, Barclays, RBS, BAML, UBS, Layoffs, Recession