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SmartStream Air 2 Breaks Cover… and the Rules of Data Reconciliation
SmartStream Air 2 Breaks Cover… and the Rules of Data Reconciliation
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SmartStream's next-generation AI solution, SmartStream Air V.2, which, thanks to its observational learning functionality, upends the conventions of rules-based reconciliations and promises as much of a step change in the reconciliations and data comparison space as its predecessor.

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When technology intersects with clear purpose: uninterrupted collateral management and how to get there
When technology intersects with clear purpose: uninterrupted collateral management and how to get there
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Executives from global banks gathered to discuss the latest challenges associated with collateral management and why firms should embrace digital transformation. 

The unprecedented volumes and market volatility resulting from the pandemic have exposed process gaps and inefficiencies across the collateral management lifecycle. The issues experienced demonstrate the need for upgrading and implementing a collateral system with automated operational processes and workflows, which is fully integrated with a firm's technology infrastructure.

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SmartStream Breathes Life into AIR
SmartStream Breathes Life into AIR
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SmartStream AIR is designed specifically to allow capital markets firms to manage their reconciliations functions on an ad hoc basis. This research paper charts the progress of the platform, from its inception to its launch, and focuses on the new ground it breaks in what is historically a complex, expensive and invariably laborious process within large numbers of capital markets firms. The paper is based on a series of interviews with SmartStream’s key personnel.

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Mobile Financial Services: Putting Telecoms at the Forefront of the Digital Revolution
Mobile Financial Services: Putting Telecoms at the Forefront of the Digital Revolution
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Whilst the Telco’s focus on the seamless user experience, an intrinsic consideration must also be on the control of the financial transactions. This is a key financial, regulatory and risk consideration. This whitepaper will focus on how the Intelligent BackOffice will allow Telco’s to benefit from largescale operational efficiencies, enhanced customer service and flexible scalability up to a global level in order to support their Digital business models.

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Adopting AI for Superior Reconciliations
Adopting AI for Superior Reconciliations
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This white paper looks at the current state of play and the opportunity for the adoption artificial intelligence and machine learning technologies in the reconciliations process. It explores what’s needed to streamline exception management and minimise the need for human intervention. Finally, it explains how SmartStream’s new AI-based initiative can help improve firms’ reconciliations processes in terms of speed, accuracy and cost.

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Addressing the Reference Data Challenges of SFTR
Addressing the Reference Data Challenges of SFTR
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The EU’s Securities Financing Transactions Regulation (SFTR) - designed to increase transparency around activities that are broadly categorised as shadow banking - comes into force in April 2020. The regulation focuses mainly around securities financing and by extension securities lending and rules around the use of collateral. This paper looks at SFTR’s requirements with specific focus on its reference data aspects. It discusses the challenges involved in populating key SFTR report fields that require robust reference data, and discusses how these should be dealt with.

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AI Use-Cases Emerge Across the Back Office
AI Use-Cases Emerge Across the Back Office
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This whitepaper, based on a survey carried out by WatersTechnology, explores increased interest from firms on both sides of the industry around the development and deployment of AI technology across their back offices, specific use cases for the technology and how capital markets firms can go about making the business case for its adoption.

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Intraday Liquidity Management: From a cost discussion to a revenue opportunity
Intraday Liquidity Management: From a cost discussion to a revenue opportunity
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This paper explores the opportunities that financial institutions can take to transform the intraday liquidity discussion, from one of an operational burden into one that adds true business value. Institutions can leverage cloud computing, artificial intelligence and machine learning to achieve the goals that have long eluded them: real-time pro-active management of their global intraday liquidity.

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The Rise of Open Banking in Asia
The Rise of Open Banking in Asia
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New rules throw up operational control issues for Asian firms.

As the world transforms into a truly cashless society, Asia has taken the lead with great strides in the mobile and digital payments space. With a greater percentage of transactions now placed electronically ASEAN’s mobile payments market is expected to hit US$30 billion by 2021.

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Collateral Management in an uncertain world
Collateral Management in an uncertain world
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As margin reform spreads its net across the over-the-counter derivatives world, capital markets firms will need to manage an increasing volume of collateral amid changing regulation and uncertain market conditions.

This whitepaper assesses the scale of the challenge and considers how firms can best prepare for the future by building greater flexibility around collateral management systems and processes.

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