Opinion

10 December 2018

Brexit and the Bundestag – another vote to keep an eye on

While the UK focuses on the EU Withdrawal Act, an amendment to the German Banking Act could help underpin financial stability.

  • Opinion
  • Asset & wealth management
  • Banking
  • Financial markets infrastructure
  • Regulatory-driven change
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4 December 2018

Brexit: is clarity emerging in the regulatory landscape?

While the Withdrawal Agreement languishes in the quagmire of Parliamentary procedure, real change is emerging – and even becoming clearer in intensity and scope.

  • Opinion
  • Asset & wealth management
  • Banking
  • Financial markets infrastructure
  • Regulatory-driven change
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28 November 2018

Celebrating our 25th anniversary and a happy New Year!

2019 marks Catalyst’s 25th anniversary of providing specialist services to banks, financial markets firms and now also asset and wealth managers worldwide.

  • Opinion
  • Asset & wealth management
  • Banking
  • Financial markets infrastructure
  • Business strategy
  • Expert & talent management
  • Transformation & change
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27 November 2018

Brexit: where do we stand?

Despite doomsday-predicting doubters, detractors and dissenters on both sides of the channel – and pond – Mrs May seems to have hashed out some semblance of a practical Withdrawal Agreement.

  • Opinion
  • Asset & wealth management
  • Banking
  • Financial markets infrastructure
  • Regulatory-driven change
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27 November 2018

CSDR heralds regulatory saturation – but levels keep on rising

Are you waving or drowning? With another regulatory deluge on the horizon for 2020, we’re advising our clients to begin working on CSDR as soon as possible.

  • Opinion
  • Asset & wealth management
  • Banking
  • Regulatory-driven change
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16 November 2018

A perfect storm for the future of dealing?

Ever increasing demands on buy-side dealing are encouraging investment firms to consider radical change. Here we explore why outsourcing is one of the solutions now being increasingly chosen

  • Opinion
  • Asset & wealth management
  • Outsourcing
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4 November 2018

LIBOR reform – valuations and risk management

Moving to risk free rates will be operationally complex and time consuming, demanding a coordinated effort across multiple teams and departments against a tight timeframe.

  • Opinion
  • Banking
  • Financial markets infrastructure
  • Benchmarking
  • Regulatory-driven change
  • Risk
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2 November 2018

LIBOR reform and market adoption – are RFRs friend or foe?

How will market participants agree the fall-back rate for Libor, Euribor, or similar ‘Ibors’? Right now, there is no clear solution to satisfy all.

  • Opinion
  • Banking
  • Financial markets infrastructure
  • Benchmarking
  • Regulatory-driven change
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