Avert a CAT-astrophe: The Gresham Perspective

22 November 2018

In its near decade of life, the Consolidated Audit Trail (CAT) has shaken out as something like fintech‘ s version of Brexit—except it’s lasted even longer. Born of a legitimate question—in this...

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A New Leader for Driving Enterprise Control

22 October 2018

Global financial institutions are experimenting with an essential new C-level position—the Chief Control Officer—to ensure that organisational lines of defence are effective in fostering internal...

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Key insights from EuroFinance 2018

5 October 2018

Our team are fresh back from attending the EuroFinance conference in Geneva last week – Europe’s largest event for corporates and treasurers. 

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BCBS 239 Progress Update: Already Playing Catch-Up

2 October 2018

Few post-crisis regulatory efforts were as comprehensive as the Basel Committee’s BCBS 239 Principles, focused on risk data aggregation and risk reporting (RDARR) practices. The first of its kind,...

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PSD2 treasury utopia . . . I'm still waiting

25 September 2018

If PSD2 is the well-intentioned regulation to be the catalyst for change, then a number of factors need to happen to precipitate such a change. Firstly, PSD2 is ostensibly a retail play and for...

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