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Between hype and swamp

The FinTech buzz is doing the rounds at Zanders too! But… what exactly does the hype mean for us treasurers and risk managers in the real world today? If your viewpoint is, like ours, that financial risks will continue to remain concentrated, very little changes really – apart from the dynamics of risk carriers’ balance sheets, of course, and the amount of related data at our disposal.

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Time for collective risk mitigation

In April 2018, The Economist wrote about the sharp increase of methane in the atmosphere during the past 10 years. This increase is worrying because, like carbon dioxide, methane retains heat and contributes to the heating of the earth. Scientists don’t agree on the cause of the increase either.

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Zanders Model Risk Framework

As automation and digitalization are adopted more widely in the financial industry, the number of financial models used is also steadily growing. As a result, an institution’s success or failure depends increasingly on the accuracy and reliability of those models.

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New Swiss standard on interest-rate risk in the banking book (IRRBB)

One of the most fundamental drivers for a retail bank’s net interest income is inherent in the bank’s balance sheet structure and is related to the fact that assets and liabilities do not have similar maturities.

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European banking supervisors issued publications on fintech and Big Data

Recently, several European banking supervisors issued publications on financial technology (fintech) companies and big data.

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