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WHAT IS CLIMATE RISK AND WHY DOES IT MATTER TO FINANCIAL SERVICES?
In this article we shed light on one of the industry’s most overlooked but equally pressing risks to mitigate.
Dr Alfie Lindsey, Thomas Parkinson
23 July 2021
THE FUTURE OF INSURANCE: PERSONALIZED, DIGITALIZED AND CONNECTED
Capco surveyed nearly 14,000 consumers across 13 markets globally to gain a better understanding of public attitudes towards personal lines of insurance, the key products and services used, and emerging trends. Based on our findings, insurers should focus on these four areas.
4 QUESTIONS TO ASK YOURSELF ABOUT PRODUCT MANAGER-DESIGNER COLLABORATION
A look at some ways product designers can influence team relationships, build better work environments, and ultimately collaborate on better products with product managers.
21 July 2021
FINCEN RELEASES ANTI-MONEY LAUNDERING AND COUNTERING THE FINANCING OF TERRORISM NATIONAL PRIORITIES – WHAT NOW?
After FinCEN issued government wide priorities for countering financial crime and terrorist financing, they provided specific regulations regarding how banks and non-banking financial institutions should incorporate the priorities into their risk-based AML compliance programs.
Paul Mokdessi, Peter Dugas, Spencer Schulten, Geoffrey Lash
19 July 2021
CREATING A PRODUCT MINDSET TO ACCELERATE BUSINESS GROWTH
A good product value proposition is not just about finding gaps in the market; it is about finding whether there is a market in the gap. A mindset that considers both user and business needs resulting in propositions that are grounded in commercial and market realities.
Emily Glaessner, Tedd Patel
15 July 2021
SUSTAINABLE FINANCE: THE BIG PICTURE
The transition to a zero-carbon economy is driving the incorporation of ESG considerations into financial institutions’ business models and strategies worldwide, propelling sustainable finance from a niche phenomenon to a mainstream priority. Find out how sustainability impacts debt, equity and M&A activities.
Philipp Binz, Marcus Fleig
24 June 2021
OPTIMISING REGULATORY CHANGE: A CFO PERSPECTIVE
Internal Finance divisions have seen an expansion in their scope of responsibilities, which now include risk, regulatory and reporting. Read what CFOs must do next.
Javed Ahmed, Howard Taylor and Nikhil Talwar
14 July 2021
THE FINAL EU SUSTAINABILITY KPIs
Data availability and quality pose major challenges for meaningful sustainability reporting. One important step to achieve the necessary transparency and resolve data quality issues is having a clear and unambiguous definition of environmentally sustainable activities, as done by the EU Taxonomy. Thus, the introduction of key performance indicators (KPIs) is another major step to foster sustainability reporting and facilitate the usage of disclosed information.
Philipp Binz and Marcus Fleig
13 July 2021
WAYS OF WORKING: WHEN “WHAT’S IN IT FOR ME?” CHANGES TO “WHAT’S IN IT FOR US?”
A global tier one bank initiated a project aiming to enhance its regulatory reporting exception process, following compliance failures and a Big 4 audit. Download the article to find out how out how we brought these teams together working towards one shared vision.
Bhavik Mistry and Olga Karantanou
14 July 2021
BANK BRANCH CLOSURES: WHAT WILL BE THE LASTING EFFECTS OF COVID-19?
A study released mid-March 2021 predicted bank branches could be extinct by 2034 if current reduction trends continue . The question is whether the COVID-19 pandemic will accelerate the bank closure trend now that digital banking has become so convenient.