Contributor: Past Author - Gerry Murphy
With summer approaching, it’s not only a great opportunity to take stock of where we are, but also to learn from each other. How can we best meet immediate challenges and help prepare for new business priorities that lie ahead?
That’s the focus at this year’s New York City Day, taking place on June 21, 2010, at the Waldorf Astoria. The focus for the day is on understanding what is on the horizon for our industry, while examining the significance that transparency, efficiency and networks will continue to play in the coming months.... read more
senior vice president, treasury solutions, SunGard’s corporate liquidity business
Contributor: Paul Bramwell
In light of the still unpredictable economic environment, companies around the globe are taking measures to improve foreign exchange (FX) management with the goals of controlling and mitigating risk, lowering costs and maximizing corporate value. However, on the path to achieving effective FX management, many companies are challenged by non-standardized processes and policies, as well as a lack of benchmarking tools that can be used to help define success.... read more
product manager, Adaptiv Credit, SunGard’s capital markets business
Contributor: Jean-Marc Schwob
Will economic capital and credit valuation adjustments cause credit limits to disappear?
The recent emergence of credit control methodologies based on economic capital, such as credit value adjustments and credit VaR, have raised the interesting question as to whether credit limits should be considered an old-fashioned and crude way of controlling credit risk. Credit limits only control exposure but not risk. Credit exposure calculations usually ignore the counterparty dimension, and do not usually take into account wrong-way risk, default correlations, etc.... read more
deputy head of strategy, SunGard’s capital markets business
Contributor: Tony Scianna
On May 3, we launched CliqTM, a Web-based service that provides standardized electronic communication and collaboration for all parties involved in global, post-trade processing of listed derivatives.
You may have seen some buzz about this new service over the past few weeks, but perhaps you’d still like to learn more about the ins and outs of Cliq, what it can do, and why it matters so much right now.... read more
vice president of strategy, SunGard’s wealth management business
Contributor: Sally Hart
Financial professionals continually strive to mitigate risk by evaluating the financial health of counterparties and by employing risk management techniques to consistently stay ahead of any issues. As an advisor and financial professional, you manage risk every day — a position that gives you a unique perspective. High net worth clients in particular look for advisors and firms that can effectively manage both their asset class and counterparty risks, and they want their advisors to be able to consolidate their investment information from diverse sources.... read more