Almost exactly 10 years after the bankruptcy of Lehmann Brothers triggered the financial crisis, the Annual Post Trade Forum took place in Berlin. On 13-14th Sept, 2018, around 80 professionals from the securities services industry and financial market authorities across Europe and beyond met in the inspiring atmosphere of the Crowne Plaza to discuss a rich list of current hot topics. Read about the hot topics and download the full event report.
SDS REPORT: MiFID II, Brexit, digitisation of the financial industry
Almost 700 registered participants from institutions ranging from A (like ABN Amro) to Z (like Ziraat Bank) filled the conference rooms, formed long queues at the buffet and attended the stands of the numerous exhibitors, including SDS. Read about what made this Meeting the “Best Financial Centre Meeting ever” (Quote: Jens Zinke, Managing Director of WM Group).
SDS REPORT: RegTech for CSR/FATCA. A Snapshot
In addition, corresponding technologies which meet the comprehensive CRS requirements have been implemented. Download the report and read about the new and/or extended requirements to the design, operation and the management of modern technologies for taxes and regulations.
SDS REPORT: Data quality as a chronic challenge
Specifically for CRS and FATCA reporting, very high data quality is required to generate correct and complete reports to the tax authorities. In practice, the data gaps that often remain can be time-consuming and expensive to correct. With our software solution SDS IREG, these gaps are detected in time and can be eliminated by the financial institutions.
SDS REPORT: Regulatory topics 2018
Together with our customers we put together an overview of these topics.
SDS REPORT: Success through agile methods in software testing
At SDS, we have developed an approach to compensate potential weak points which a rigid, linear procedure may entail, and try to unite both worlds, waterfall and the agile procedure.