Two very important, but, in some respects, seemingly contradictory pieces of regulation are at the center of attention in the European financial world—the Revised Payment Services Directive (PSD2) and the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). Financial Institutions within the European Union already have a strong history in complying with new regulation. They know how to take new regulatory rules and translate them into business requirements, and they have the resources to do so. However, this time is different. More...

The global march toward real-time payments continues to accelerate. While banks prepare to make this a reality for their customers, one important factor is often overlooked—the issue of liquidity management. More...

Capital market firms always have been more mature in their use of data and technology than their retail and corporate banking cousins, and the results of the CGI Client Global Insights demonstrate that the pace of change within capital markets continues to accelerate. The sector is experiencing an overarching imperative to meet customer demand and reshape business models, with new technology as the key enabler. Here’s a look at the top five technology trends underway in capital markets. More...

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