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Rising Concerns over Fraud Management The lack of robust enterprise-wide case management is the single biggest cause of concern for financial firms.
Sophisticated Web Attacks Force Banks to Re-Think The sophistication of increasingly widespread fraudulent techniques such as Man-in-the-Browser attacks are forcing financial institutions to re-assess how they fight electronic fraud.
Overbearing Market Reform Will Only Slow Market Innovation As investors call for extensive regulatory oversight of certain derivatives, regulators must be careful not to create a regulatory crutch that removes innovation from the markets.
Financial Institutions Evaluate Biometrics While financial institutions aren't yet ready for consumer-facing biometrics deployments, these technologies are gaining popularity for behind-the-scenes authentication.
Electronic Trading Drives FX Market Growth While the eventual replacement of telephone and voice-based trading is a foregone conclusion, the industry conversion to electronic trading is happening even faster than expected. Research from CME Group predicts that by 2010 more than 80 percent of all cash business will be executed electronically.
Buy Side Seeks Independent Valuation Providers for OTC Derivatives After Credit Crisis With the credit markets in turmoil over OTC derivatives valuations, buy-side firms are tapping vendors to avoid the conflict of interest inherent in broker-determined prices.