Opinion

15 January 2019

Data lakes – are you waving or drowning?

Why CEOs and Boards need the right technology skills and data knowledge to run the business today as well as lead firms of the future.

  • Opinion
  • Wealth management
  • Wealth management & private banking
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8 January 2019

A more or less meaningful vote

With a predicted week to go until the ‘meaningful vote’, where next for the Withdrawal Agreement? See our thoughts on possible outcomes, scenarios – and constitutional crises.

  • Opinion
  • Corporate & investment banking
  • Financial markets infrastructure
  • Regulatory change, compliance & control
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20 December 2018

SFTR and CSDR – the benefits of alignment

By the end of 2020 the securities settlement landscape will operate very differently to today. As firms prepare for that future, we believe SFTR and CSDR projects should be closely aligned to maximise cross-programme efficiencies

  • Opinion
  • Corporate & investment banking
  • Regulatory change, compliance & control
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18 December 2018

A perfect storm for the future of dealing?

Ever increasing demands on buy-side dealing are encouraging investment firms to consider radical change. Here we explore why outsourcing is one of the solutions now being increasingly chosen

  • Opinion
  • Asset management
  • Asset management
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17 December 2018

Is the ‘buy side’ ready for SFTR?

As the European Commission finally indicates they will be approving SFTR Level II legislation this week, how are the asset owner lenders going to satisfy their obligations?

  • Opinion
  • Asset management
  • Asset management
  • Regulatory change, compliance & control
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10 December 2018

Brexit and the Bundestag – another vote to keep an eye on

While the UK focuses on the EU Withdrawal Act, an amendment to the German Banking Act could help underpin financial stability.

  • Opinion
  • Corporate & investment banking
  • Financial markets infrastructure
  • Regulatory change, compliance & control
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4 December 2018

Brexit: is clarity emerging in the regulatory landscape?

While the Withdrawal Agreement languishes in the quagmire of Parliamentary procedure, real change is emerging – and even becoming clearer in intensity and scope.

  • Opinion
  • Corporate & investment banking
  • Financial markets infrastructure
  • Regulatory change, compliance & control
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28 November 2018

Celebrating our 25th anniversary and a happy New Year!

2019 marks Catalyst’s 25th anniversary of providing specialist services to banks, financial markets firms and now also asset and wealth managers worldwide.

  • Opinion
  • Asset management
  • Corporate & investment banking
  • Financial markets infrastructure
  • Wealth management
  • Transformation
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