Targeted Review of Internal Models (TRIM) Results

On April 19th, 2021, ECB published the results of the Targeted Review of Internal Models (TRIM), summarising findings and follow-ups of this multi-year project. The TRIM review covered internal models for credit, market, and counterparty credit risk. Given that there are many internal models operating in banks, ECB focused on those significantly material and critical [...]

Targeted Review of Internal Models (TRIM) Results2021-05-17T15:26:36+00:00

FiSer Project Win!

Based on previous successes for our clients, FiSer Consulting has been asked to perform a project assessment and rescue for a global delivery programme where migration to new MX standard (ISO20022) needs to be achieved within the payments and treasury domain. This assignment is exactly in the sweet spot for FiSer and we are thrilled [...]

FiSer Project Win!2021-03-26T13:57:42+00:00

Governors and Heads of Supervision announce deferral of Basel III implementation to increase operational capacity of banks and supervisors to respond to Covid-19

The Basel Committee's oversight body, the Group of Central Bank Governors and Heads of Supervision (GHOS), has endorsed a set of measures to provide additional operational capacity for banks and supervisors to respond to the immediate financial stability priorities resulting from the impact of the coronavirus disease (Covid-19) on the global banking system. The measures [...]

Governors and Heads of Supervision announce deferral of Basel III implementation to increase operational capacity of banks and supervisors to respond to Covid-192020-09-29T06:34:14+00:00

FiSer 5 years celebration

FiSer Consulting has turned an important page in its short history: Fiser celebrated its 5th anniversary on the 1st of April 2020! Since 2015, we have been busy in establishing a solid brand in the Dutch financial services industry. We look back on the past years and establish that we have been able to build [...]

FiSer 5 years celebration2020-04-06T18:35:02+00:00

FiSer – FD Gazelle 2019

FiSer Consulting is one of the winners of the 2019 FD Gazellen Awards! Last night the prizes where presented and FiSer was one of the 300+ companies in North NL Region. What a great recognition of the achievements of FiSer Consulting so far. Now on to next year and see if FiSer again be amongst [...]

FiSer – FD Gazelle 20192021-05-28T07:19:19+00:00

The future: Facebook as the world’s biggest payments provider?

There have been rumors that Facebook is creating its own digital coin in reaction to the $1.7 billion investment fund Telegram raised for its own cryptocurrency project. Together with Messenger, Whatsapp and Instagram, Facebook’s reach amounts to a total of 2.7 billion users. If Facebook decides to create its own digital coin and payments environment, [...]

The future: Facebook as the world’s biggest payments provider?2019-03-26T14:52:11+00:00

Dutch Financial Authorities are planning to license a crypto scheme for exchanges

In order to prevent money laundering and terrorism financing, Dutch Financial Authorities have decided to plan a licensing scheme for crypto exchanges. This decision stems from a report that was published by the nation’s central bank, De Nederlandsche Bank (DNB), and the AFM which is the Dutch Authority for the Financial Markets. The report concludes [...]

Dutch Financial Authorities are planning to license a crypto scheme for exchanges2019-02-25T13:31:10+00:00

Market risk capital framework and Basel Committee work programme finalised by Governors and Heads of Supervision

On Monday January 14th, 2019 the Group Central Bank Governors and Heads of Superivison (GHOS) have endorsed a couple of revisions to the market risk framework and the Committee’s strategic priorities and work programme for 2019. Revisions to the market risk framework The revisions apply to the design and calibration of the market risk framework. [...]

Market risk capital framework and Basel Committee work programme finalised by Governors and Heads of Supervision2019-01-29T13:07:42+00:00

SWIFT releases white paper on transformed payments landscape

On October 17th, 2018, the global provider of secure financial messaging services (SWIFT) has published a white paper on the evolution of the European payments landscape. The paper discusses how change in wholesale and retail payments across the world is on its way and that it has set a clear path for financial market infrastructure renewal [...]

SWIFT releases white paper on transformed payments landscape2018-10-30T12:58:44+00:00

EBA publishes final guidance to strengthen the Pillar 2 framework

On July 19th, 2018 the European Banking Authority (EBA) has published its final revised Guidelines which aim to further enhance institutions’ supervisory review and examination process (SREP). The Guidelines focus on stress testing which will be used in setting Pillar 2 capital guidance (P2G), as well as interest rate risk in the banking book (IRRRBB). [...]

EBA publishes final guidance to strengthen the Pillar 2 framework2018-07-27T12:55:35+00:00