Points of view

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    Poland: A top nearshore IT outsourcing destination for Europe

    Poland is rapidly becoming the preferred nearshore IT outsourcing destination for financial institutions across Europe. Rule Financial nearshore specialists examine the economic, political and geographical factors driving Poland's growing popularity as a trusted provider of business process outsourcing.

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    Effective project management for regulatory compliance

    The evolving world of regulatory compliance poses a significant challenge to traditional project management methods. In this difficult environment, Paul Watson examines the benefits of adopting an Agile approach to regulatory compliance and demonstrates how Agile methods can be applied effectively to help mitigate risks and ensure project success.

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    European Market Infrastructure Regulation (EMIR): Full steam ahead

    11 months since EMIR trade reporting rules came in to force, Emily Cates and Amrik Chawla explore the current delivery time frames for compliance initiatives, providing a comprehensive overview of how firms and institutions are responding to the legislation's implementation.

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    Front Office Risk and Control

    In light of recent headline grabbing losses at major investment banks, Chris DeBrusk examines the options available to firms looking to implement an effective front office risk and control strategy.

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    Operational risk management in the modern bank

    Recent headlines condemning the banking industry for benchmark rigging, anti-money laundering breaches and rogue trading scandals are testament to the fact that there are still improvements to be made in the operational risk space. Graeme Wood discusses.