Banking & capital markets

Accounting Standards Update 2016-05, Effect of Derivative Contract Novations on Existing Hedge Accounting Relationships

04/28/16

This issue of financial markets insights explores novations and why they happen, what is changing under ASU 2016-05, and next steps for businesses.

Bank fraud: Old defenses won’t stop new threats

04/19/16

Ten key steps for preventing fraud attacks.

Current state of the auto finance industry

04/18/16

In this paper, we focus solely on the US results of our 2016 International Automotive Lending & Leasing survey and provide relevant insight to not only lenders, but also manufacturers and dealers.

Customers: What will they need tomorrow?

03/31/16

Financial institutions face a paradox: satisfy current customers or future ones?

Devil in the data: How banks can improve data management

02/12/16

As information demands grow, banks need improved data management. Both risk and finance will play a critical role.

Foreign Banks: Resolution plans meet IHCs

02/12/16

Foreign firms must incorporate IHCs into their 2016 resolution plans.

2015 Annual US Capital Markets Watch

02/03/16

2015 Annual US Capital Markets Watch: Analysis and trends

US banking deals insights - 2015 update and outlook for 2016

02/01/16

In 2015, deal values greater than $1 billion made up 76% of all deal value, marking the return of large deals to pre-Financial Crisis levels. Deals in 2015 raised approximately $1 billion from 12 IPOs, down 93% in value from 2014.

The future of wholesale funding markets

01/19/16

This paper discusses the future of Repo markets post Tri-party reform using the views of market participants (via interviews and a survey) to draw conclusions: regulation’s effect, the Fed’s continued involvement and the development of cleared repo.

A Strategist's Guide to Blockchain

01/18/16

The distributed ledger technology that started with bitcoin is rapidly becoming a crowdsourced system for verifying transactions of all types. Could it replace central banks?