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CECL Technology Solutions 2018

In May 2017 Chartis published its Spotlight on the CECL Reporting Standard, which: Summarized the main impacts of the new Current Expected Credit Loss (CECL1) standard for Financial Institutions (FIs). Considered its implications for FIs’ technology systems. Suggested some approaches FIs can take…

Technology Solutions for Credit Risk 2.0

A new credit risk universe The centuries-old mechanisms of credit, and in particular the ways in which they are assessed and analyzed, are in the throes of a revolution. Built on the emergence of new credit instruments, devised by the world’s Financial Institutions (FIs), and propelled by…

Counting and Cutting the Cost of Compliance II

Financial Institutions (FIs) exist in a challenging environment. Following the last financial crisis, multiple waves of new national and supranational regulation have constricted FIs’ profits through, for example, the imposition of minimum capital requirements. Simultaneously, they have driven up…

Spotlight on GDPR

In March 2018 news outlets reported that an academic had harvested data on millions of Facebook users before passing it to Cambridge Analytica, a political consultancy contracted by representatives during the 2016 US Presidential election. As the European Union prepares to bring its General Data…

Risk-Aware Finance and the Changing Nature of Credit

Shaken by the financial crisis and shaped by a wave of new rules and regulations, credit – and the risks it carries – is changing. New research by Chartis and SAS highlights how Financial Institutions (FIs) looking to address the shifting nature of credit must align their finance and risk…

Spotlight on Graph Analytics in Finance

Think of ‘graph analytics’ (GA) and you might think of quants poring over bar graphs and pie charts. In fact, GA is something else entirely: a powerful tool for mapping networks, relationships and interactions between people, organizations and objects. So far GA’s most celebrated uses are in…

Counting and Cutting the Cost of Compliance

The first of two reports introducing ground-breaking new research from Chartis and BearingPoint that examines how Financial Institutions (FIs) can allocate, control and ultimately reduce their cost of compliance for Risk Data Aggregation and Regulatory Reporting activities. The cost of complying…