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Appendix to the Credit Crunch article

Posted by on Jul 21, 2008 in Articles, Banking Product Engines, Customer Relationship Management, General | 0 comments

Appendix to the Credit Crunch article

This Appendix highlights why Banks lend to each other and the three means that are used: (1) Money Market Loan and Deposits; (2) Syndicated Loans and Loan Markets; (3) Securitisation and CDOs.

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The Credit Crunch – so what for IT and Operations?

Posted by on Jul 20, 2008 in Articles, Banking Product Engines, Customer Relationship Management, General | 0 comments

The Credit Crunch – so what for IT and Operations?

What has happened to Interbank markets over the last 6 months, why has this happened and what is the expected impact on IT and Operations. There are two main areas of change as a result of the credit crunch for IT and Operations; (1) Stop / Run down programmes, and (2) New MI based on Capital. These are discussed further in the article.

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The Anatomy of Investment Bank

Posted by on Dec 21, 2007 in Articles, Banking Product Engines | 0 comments

The Anatomy of Investment Bank

An Investment bank works from a systems and operations point of view. It is by necessity a simplification of reality but conveys the essence of the game. There are two parts to this; The Core Trading Business Model & The Investment Bank Structural Overlay.

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The RBS ABN Amro Challenge

Posted by on Dec 21, 2007 in Articles, Banking Product Engines, General | 0 comments

The RBS ABN Amro Challenge

The RBS challenge in integrating ABN Amro, describing the necessary stages of the ABN separation project and the RBS integration project.

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PSD Part 5: So What Do Banks Have To Do?

Posted by on Aug 21, 2007 in Articles, Gateways to the Banking Industry | 0 comments

PSD Part 5: So What Do Banks Have To Do?

The Payment Services Directive (PSD) has not received anything like the media air time that SEPA has but for a UK bank it is actually a more important set of changes.

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PSD Part 4: Refunds and Complaints

Posted by on Aug 21, 2007 in Articles, Gateways to the Banking Industry | 0 comments

PSD Part 4: Refunds and Complaints

The Payment Services Directive (PSD) has not received anything like the media air time that SEPA has but for a UK bank it is actually a more important set of changes.

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PSD Part 3: Value Dates and Cycle Times

Posted by on Aug 21, 2007 in Articles, Gateways to the Banking Industry | 0 comments

PSD Part 3: Value Dates and Cycle Times

The Payment Services Directive (PSD) has not received anything like the media air time that SEPA has but for a UK bank it is actually a more important set of changes.

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PSD Part 2: Impact on Competition and Changes to Pricing

Posted by on Aug 21, 2007 in Articles, Gateways to the Banking Industry | 0 comments

PSD Part 2: Impact on Competition and Changes to Pricing

The Payment Services Directive (PSD) has not received anything like the media air time that SEPA has but for a UK bank it is actually a more important set of changes.

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PSD Part 1: Definition, Mechanism and Scope

Posted by on Aug 21, 2007 in Articles, Gateways to the Banking Industry, General | 0 comments

PSD Part 1: Definition, Mechanism and Scope

The Payment Services Directive (PSD) has not received anything like the media air time that SEPA has but for a UK bank it is actually a more important set of changes.

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Agency Bank Cheque Clearing

Posted by on Jan 22, 2007 in Articles, Banking Product Engines, Gateways to the Banking Industry | 0 comments

For those who are not familiar with the UK Cheque clearing processes we have created two further reports that explain the current UK cheque clearing processes.

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