Recent posts

  • Jeremy Taylor

    Process, process, process

    29 Jul 2014: In the second installment of our six part series looking at the transformation that is required in investment banking operations, today we analyse how process automation will enable investment bank business staff to be far even more effective in future.

  • Jeremy Taylor

    A transformation is coming

    22 Jul 2014: In a series of six blogs, Rule Financial specialists will assess and analyse just where investment banks need to improve their operations and the principles they should adopt to go about it. In this first blog, Jeremy Taylor (Specialist in Operational Processing and Derivatives, Rule Financial) proposes that push-based exception step processing could be the way for banks to re-energize their workforce, reduce costs and begin to transform their business.

  • James Tomkinson

    How prepared are you for T2S?

    15 Jul 2014: Last week Rule Financial and the International Capital Markets Association (ICMA) launched an industry-wide survey on the introduction of Target 2 Securities (T2S). James Tomkinson (Specialist in OTC Clearing and Collateral Management, Rule Financial) explores the key areas in which T2S will make a real impact.

  • John Barclay

    BCBS239: A colossal opportunity?

    13 Jun 2014: Worrying inadequacies in institutional risk management have become increasingly apparent following the financial meltdown of 2008. In this blog, John Barclay considers how banks are tackling the challenges and opportunities presented by BCBS239.

  • Jeremy Taylor

    Pity the poor souls

    3 Jun 2014: With the announcement of the 1st August deadline for feedback on the revised Markets in Financial Instruments Directive (MiFID II) and Regulation (MiFIR), key stakeholders must take this opportunity to read, analyse and report back on the sizable reports released by ESMA a fortnight ago.