New FiSer Whitepaper! Read Our Vision on Scaled Agile Management

During these trying times we have not been idle. Quite the opposite, we found an opportunity in the pandemic. Read our unique view on implementing Scaled Agile in our newest white paper.

New FiSer Whitepaper! Read Our Vision on Scaled Agile Management2020-12-18T15:33:16+00:00

AML Management: Challenges and Opportunities

The U.S. government has fined Rabobank National Association, a California-based subsidiary of Coöperatieve Rabobank U.A. (Rabobank) with EUR 298 million after admitting deficiencies with the Anti-Money Laundering (AML) compliance program. Money Laundering is a threat to the long-term sustainability of businesses. In the eyes of the regulators, AML is critical because it compromises a company’s [...]

AML Management: Challenges and Opportunities2018-02-16T10:20:34+00:00

Fraud reporting under PSD2

The implementation of PSD2 will enable Third Party Payment Providers in executing payments on behalf of their customers, thus heightening the risk of fraudulent transactions. This is the main reason why the European Banking Authority (EBA) has developed Guidelines in cooperation with the European Central Bank (ECB) to ensure implementation of high-level fraud reporting requirements [...]

Fraud reporting under PSD22017-12-04T12:33:07+00:00

Open Banking: Impact, Challenges and Strategies in Financial Services

Open Banking is emerging across worldwide global banking. The concept makes use of open Application Programming Interfaces (APIs) that enable third party developers to build applications and services. The concept sets a framework for security and consumer protection as data sharing increases. In our latest paper 'Open Banking: Impact, Challenges and Strategies in Financial Services', [...]

Open Banking: Impact, Challenges and Strategies in Financial Services2017-11-02T15:37:29+00:00

Blockchain: The key to Trade Finance challenges?

Trade finance is going through a technological revolution. There are a handful of financial institutions attempting to incorporate Blockchain technology applications in the trade finance process. This way, banks can increase the cross-border financing to SME’s and bloom their businesses. The promise of the Blockchain is that it has the ability to streamline the trade finance process [...]

Blockchain: The key to Trade Finance challenges?2017-10-10T13:58:28+00:00

Developing Agile into operations – A Change Management approach

An increasing number of financial service institutions are introducing an Agile way of working as a formula for a greater chance of success.  Financial insitutions are aiming to adopt the trend eversince it was introduced. Agile is said to have great benefits in terms of increased innovation pace, competitive business, mobility and flexbility, reduced costs and [...]

Developing Agile into operations – A Change Management approach2017-07-20T12:06:15+00:00

Basel IV: The Evolution

The Basel Committee on Banking Supervision is revising methodologies for the determination of capital requirements. While rules introduced by Basel III increased the amount of capital that banks must hold, recent developments proved that even stricter rules should be applied. This is where the Basel IV framework was introduced. In 'The evolution of Basel IV: [...]

Basel IV: The Evolution2017-07-14T10:13:17+00:00

Are insurers ready for the revolutionary IFRS 17 standard?

After many years of discussion and consultation, the International Accounting Standards Board (IASB) published the new accounting standards for insurance contracts, also known as IFRS 17. The implementation program is set for January 1st, 2021, which gives insurers little time to prepare for the implementation of the standard. With its revolutionary scope, IFRS 17 is [...]

Are insurers ready for the revolutionary IFRS 17 standard?2017-05-19T13:32:17+00:00

AML / CTF in the Customer Domain

The introduction of new regulations and the proliferation of emerging technologies are changing customers' expectations of banking products and services at the speed of light. As a result, financial institutions have to change the way they operate, and how they offer their financial services and products. In order to meet customer expectations, while at the [...]

AML / CTF in the Customer Domain2017-04-18T08:48:24+00:00

Are we ready for RPA?

As Robotic Process Automation (RPA) usage gathers more traction every day, its importance cannot be overlooked any longer. Slowly but surely, we are getting a glimpse into future ways of working and RPA is leading the way forward for new innovative technologies. The financial services industry is now seeing significant value in the use of [...]

Are we ready for RPA?2017-03-24T11:03:38+00:00