IBM RegTech Innovations

Driving the RegTech Revolution

How next-generation technologies are transforming governance, risk and compliance

Today, governance, risk and compliance (GRC) is being transformed by not only rapidly-evolving regulatory standards and growing costs of non-compliance, but also by the clear and present need for greater GRC adoption/engagement – by the first line of defense – while delivering added value by empowering business users. A new IBM white paper – Transforming […]

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Uncovering hidden risks behind mirror trades

Recently, financial institutions have come under fire for a not illegal, but potentially suspicious form of investing. And while not especially complex in its execution, this scheme exposes the lack of insight and oversight across large institutions, especially institutions that operate across different geographies. Of course, I’m talking about mirror trading. ‘Mirror trading’ is a […]

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Nine questions to ask an Enterprise Fraud Management vendor

When observing the waves, you may miss the shifting tides. Enterprise Fraud Management is being reinvented. Assessing revolutionary risk and compliance management solutions with outdated factors and antiquated perspectives may prevent you from seeing the bigger picture. Here are some key questions that should be asked of Enterprise Fraud Management vendors: Question #1: How versatile […]

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Know Your Country: Keeping pace with the sanctions tsunami

During the last few months, the current U.S. administration has repeatedly utilized economic sanctions to further its foreign policy objectives. This includes the withdrawing from the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (“JCPOA”) with Iran, designating a series of Russian oligarchs and government officials and entities owned by those individuals, imposing new sanctions to apply economic […]

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IBM OpenPages in the Leader’s quadrant of 2018 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Integrated Risk Management

IBM OpenPages is again in the Leader’s quadrant of the new 2018 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Integrated Risk Management (IRM). This recognition is the latest in a landmark year for IBM OpenPages. In May 2018, IBM proudly accepted two distinguished RegTech Awards – for “Best AI Solution for Regulatory Compliance” and “Best Regulatory Alert Management Solution”. In […]

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Advancing innovation in the global financial services industry

Advances in artificial intelligence, blockchain, and cybersecurity are poised to transform the financial services industries. These technologies bring capabilities that speed risk modeling, automate fraud detection, ensure regulatory compliance, enable distributed trust, and protect sensitive financial information. Mounting pressures on financial institutions to drive out costs, improve customer experience, complete with emerging players, and comply […]

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Sense and sensitivity: How IBM is driving innovation in XVA calculations to help banks outperform the competition

IBM RegTech Innovations. Since the 2008 crash, the focus on the family of valuation adjustments known as XVA has intensified, and the demand for timely, accurate calculation is continually increasing. There’s a clear trajectory from daily to intra-day calculations, and in some cases even to real-time XVA calculations to help traders and risk management teams […]

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Ending vicious AML cycles: Why repeating the same approach is no longer sustainable

IBM RegTech Innovations. In 2010, I was traveling with my son, when his name was flagged for a partial match to a suspicious person by the US Transportation Security Administration (TSA). The TSA agent, dutifully asked if he could have a word with my son to sort out this issue, to which I replied, “Be […]

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Balancing customer expectations (and risks) in real-time payments

IBM RegTech Innovations. Riddle me this? Would you rather travel from New York to Los Angeles, hyperloop style, in half the time of flying, knowing that your safety is not assured, or sit aboard a conventional flight for 7 hours, knowing that you have chosen a statistically safer, though significantly slower, means of travel. Consumers […]

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Finding credit needles in the (market) haystack

Institutions invested in a broad range of corporate debt instruments can draw business benefit from adopting an integrated view of market and credit risks. These include the ability for risk analysts and fund managers to capture in a single environment, migration and default situations on top of yield curve shifts and spread widening impacts. It […]

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Innovative compliance technology is empowering end-to-end GRC

IBM RegTech Innovations. Regulatory change is growing in size and IBM’s innovative end-to-end GRC solution, powered by Watson, is enabling the financial services industry to meet this challenge. According to some studies, as many as 30,000 to 40,000 regulatory changes can occur in a given year, and they are projected to culminate into 300,000,000 pages of […]

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