A suite of Climate Change Risk Management models for Banks and Asset Managers
Background In December 2015 in Paris, 196 national governments agreed to work to keep the global average temperature below 2°C above the preindustrial revolution mean and targeted under 1.5°C above that level. It has since become clear that even this would not be enough to avoid some of the more severe impacts of climate change. […]
Climate Change Stress Testing and the Bank of England’s Requirements
Central banks have become increasingly involved in the debate over climate change and the impact on the financial system. The Bank of England (BoE) has been a leader in encouraging banks and insurers to assess their exposures to global warming and the risks associated with any transition to a lower carbon economy. The BoE published […]
Programmes in Product-based organisations is not an oxymoron
This thought leadership article is based on our experience supporting many leading global Asset Managers in their new ‘ways of working’ to eliminate waste, reduce handoffs and become more responsive and relevant to their customers. Let us be pragmatic on what a ‘Product’ is in the context of an Asset Manager – what is the […]
Why Focus on Infra Agility?
This article discusses critical capabilities related to IT and Infra agility which will help businesses deploy faster than the competition while eliminating waste and reducing cost on ‘route to live’. We will also look at enabling and empowering developers while meeting control requirements at the same time. Our experience has shown us that some organizations […]
In this article you will find perspectives from Holley Holland’s experiences helping a large Global Bank’s Portfolio management function to rediscover new ways of working. The article brings insights from practices and lessons learnt in a number of areas including outcome orientation thinking and planning, value based prioritisation, balanced value stream based MVP funding models, […]
Reg IM – Is Wave 4 playing second fiddle to Brexit?
In our recent article on the regulatory requirements for Initial Margin (“IM”) segregation we posed the question, “Are you Ready?” There is a view held in some quarters that preparation work in readiness for Wave 4 can be done from April onwards after Brexit work is completed, notwithstanding potential delays because of current uncertainty over the […]
Reg IM – Are You Ready?
In our previous articles on the regulatory requirements for Initial Margin (“IM”) segregation we highlighted some of the challenges faced by market participants in developing compliant solutions and shared our 10 Point Readiness Health Check. As Wave 4 looms large in 2019 now is the time for buy-side organisations to ensure that the following key […]
Reg IM – No need to panic
In our last article on the regulatory requirements for Initial Margin (“IM”) segregation we highlighted some of the challenges faced by market participants in developing compliant solutions. As further progress has been made in readying solutions for Wave 3 captives, there are some key learning points that need to be adopted by buy-side organisations in […]