THOUGHT LEADERSHIP, THOUGHT THROUGH.

WE ARE WHAT WE THINK

At Capco, we believe that everybody has a voice. We also believe in individuality. That’s why the content and opinions posted on this blog are representative of the individuals within our firm.

FILTER INSIGHTS

FIDLEG: STREAMLINING NEXTGEN COMPLIANCE

In 2019, the regulatory tsunami is finally subsiding, and financial firms may be feeling that a well-deserved break is due. But is it really? In Switzerland, for instance, FIDLEG is just around the corner and while many FIDLEG requirements echo MiFID II, it’s the subtle differences that are crucial for implementation. 
  • Marc Oliver Berner
  • 19 September 2019
Read more

EUROPEAN FUNDTECH LAB: CYBERSECURITY AND DATA INTEGRITY PANEL

At Funds Europe’s European FundTech Lab forum, Capco Digital’s Charles Wood joined a panel on cybersecurity and data integrity that touched on issues around managing risks, APIs and the accelerating shift of data into the cloud.
  • Capco
  • 19 September 2019
Read more

DIGITAL ASSET CUSTODY

The proliferation of digital assets poses new and sometimes difficult questions regarding safekeeping and security. We examine the challenges, solutions and potential best practices.
  • By Dave Grace, Jubair Patel and Mark Profeti
  • 19 September 2019
Read more

WHAT AN AMBITIOUS TIER 1 BANKING PROJECT HAS TAUGHT ME ABOUT AGILE

What are the first words that spring to mind when you hear the words ‘Agile methodology’? Some may believe a project following an Agile methodology equates to problems, instability and a pressure to respond quickly to new, unpredictable developments. In this blog, Eleonora Mazzitelli separates the fact from the fiction, and shares what a Tier 1 banking project taught her about Agile. 
  • Eleonora Mazzitelli
  • 18 September 2019
Read more

T2S: ARE FIRMS MISSING AN OPPORTUNITY?

In the third article of our series on Post Trade blogs we explore if T2S is delivering on the European Commission’s goal in removing the barriers to growth in capital markets by increasing efficiency and reducing costs.
  • Mark Profeti
  • 16 September 2019
Read more

CAPCO CLIENT DINNER: DATA-DRIVEN USE CASES - HYPE OR REAL?

Am 27. August fand das zweite Capco „Client Dinner“ statt. Die Teilnehmer von namhaften Finanzinstituten diskutierten intensiv das Thema des Abends: "Data Driven Use Cases - Hype oder Real?". Lesen Sie hier über die Highlights des Events. 
  • Jürgen Elsner
  • 13 September 2019
Read more

INVESTING IN WOMEN IN WEALTH MANAGEMENT: TACKLING BARRIERS AND BIAS IN LEADERSHIP POSITIONS

Today, women across all industries are underrepresented and underpaid compared to men. It is a huge concern that women are still far from being afforded equal opportunities to take on leadership positions within financial services, and specifically within wealth management. Diversity in the workplace, in any form, can enable an optimal team culture while also increasing a business’ reputation. Senior leaders, by definition, are always looking to enhance their firm’s core competencies, particularly when it comes to how prospective employees perceive the culture. The key to long term success is simple: invest in your people and the workplace culture. 
  • Kapin Vora, Kendra Gray, Bryant Fuller, Megan McDonald, Anushka Nadkarni and Cassie Apgar
  • 16 July 2019
Read more

FRTB AND THE NEXT GENERATION OF RISK FRAMEWORK DATA

Introduced as a framework in 2016, the FRTB regime is planned for a phased rollout from 2022. The new approach utilizes an alternative method of measuring market risk using expected shortfall (ES) as the primary exposure measure instead of VaR, while also ensuring alignment of the front office desk models with market risk calculations for their internal models.
  • Natasha Leigh Giles, Robert Benedetto and Edmond Farah
  • 11 September 2019
Read more

A NEW EVOLUTION OF INSURANCE USER EXPERIENCES

The time for insurance companies to develop new user experiences is now, but why? The insurance landscape is shifting. Both the distribution channel and insurance coverage carriers are under threat from insurtechs who are developing companies and distribution companies to prove their technology.
  • Lisa Smith
  • 11 September 2019
Read more

7 KEY TAKEAWAYS FROM IN|VEST NYC 2019

The Capco team had the pleasure of attending this year’s In|Vest 2019 conference, the digital wealth management event of the year. Capco’s North America wealth and asset management practice lead, Kapin Vora, had one of the prime-time slots on the first day to discuss “The Future of Fees, Tech & The Hot M&A Market” with David Cantor, EVP - Head of the Registered Investment Advisor Segment at Fidelity Clearing and Custody solutions.
  • Robert Norris and Lisa Lee
  • 11 September 2019