Xceptor Appoints Todd Rudley As Sales Director For North America

Press Release - Xceptor, the leading provider of process and data automation services for financial institutions, today announced the appointment of Todd Rudley as Sales Director for North America. Reporting to Andrew Kouloumbrides, Chief Executive Officer, Rudley is responsible for managing existing clients and increasing sales with financial institutions in…

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Automating Trade Processing in Capital Markets

Technology continues to transform capital markets, with most banks (if not all) looking at how to further deploy technology in their business. Technology offers the potential of increased speed, accuracy, efficiency, reduced risk, and additional capacity, as employees in post-trade processing are freed from manual repetitive tasks to focus on…

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Automation Continues to Drive Change

Even with the advent of blockchain, machine learning and artificial intelligence, automation remains the technology that continues to revolutionise the financial industry. Emilia David recently published an interesting article for Waters Technology, which looks at the importance of automation and its significant impact on the financial industry. Blockchain and AI…

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RegTech – More Hype, Or The Next Big Thing?

We are in an age when financial institutions are embracing technology (AI, machine learning and RPA) to increase efficiency and reduce errors in their middle and back offices. However, it seems that some firms are preparing for new regulations like MiFID II by taking a different approach - throwing bodies…

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The Data Revolution: More Transparency = More Data

We noticed two interesting pieces this week, both related to the growth of data and how new sources of data are being brought to the market. Firstly, Markets Media highlighted that a key demand of market-wide regulation, such as MiFID II and Dodd-Frank, is the need for increased transparency. Financial…

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RPA Market to Reach $5.1 Billion by 2025

RPA continues to feature in the news. Tractica has just publishing a report, highlighting that worldwide revenue in the RPA market will increase from $151 million in 2016 to more than $5.1 billion in 2025. The report identifies the key industry sectors that are embracing RPA implementations - financial services…

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Collecting Data is Easy: Getting the Most Out of it is not

RBC Investor & Treasury Services recently published an Insight piece, based on information gathered at its Investor Forum. One highlight is that data becomes hugely important to organisations if it is in a structured format and combines information from both internal and external sources. My synopsis follows - Currently less…

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Robotic Process Automation: An Operations Silver Bullet?

As financial institutions continue to drive down both risk and processing costs they are looking to innovate in the middle- and back-office, most notably through RPAs. But are they worth the hype? Nick Ismail writes an interesting piece for Information Age. A short synopsis follows - Financial institutions operations teams…

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Company Brief Highlights The Growing Demand For Process And Data Automation

London - 16 June, 2017. Xceptor, the leading provider of process and data automation services for the financial sector, today announced that Megabuyte has issued a Company Brief, highlighting the growing demand for process and data automation services, which delivers increased auditability, and financial clients using Xceptor as an enabler…

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Data Takes Centre Stage

37% of the audience said that Big Data will drive the greatest benefits in Compliance and Regulation.   The IHS Market Financial Markets Conference took place in London earlier this week. There was a lot of talk about new technologies and regulation, but the conversation always returned to data. The MiFID…

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