Financial Services

Intelligent Automation: revolutionizing how insurers do business

Pressure on insurers is mounting on multiple fronts. New technologies and evolving customer expectations are driving ever-faster change. Regulatory requirements are intensifying. And customers are seeking greater choice, more flexibility and easier omni-channel interactions.

LIBOR transition challenges: credit spread and new term structure

One challenge to preparing for the LIBOR phaseout is selecting the appropriate credit adjustment spread. Understanding the differences between IBORs and RFRs is essential and you’ll need to consider these aspects when adjusting client contracts or when assessing valuation impacts.

Challenges and questions on the start-up journey

Start-up entrepreneurs transform new ideas into thriving companies. But they face significant challenges on their journey from market newbie to mature player. We explore some of the main questions founders should be asking at four key stages in the business lifecycle.

LIBOR phaseout: What is the impact on Swiss companies?

The LIBOR will be replaced by risk-free reference interest rates by 2021. Swiss companies will have to analyze the impact in order to make a successful transition.

The role of corporate culture in the fight against money laundering

Driven by high regulatory requirements and expectations, scandals that have become public, expensive investigations as well as the underlying reputational risks, financial institutions have been investing heavily into their anti-money laundering setups.

Die neue Fintech Bewilligung – Fortschritte fördern

Innovationen im Finanzbereich sollen nicht mehr durch Gesetze behindert werden. Ein erster Schritt dazu wurde Mitte Juni 2018 durch die Schaffung einer neuen Bewilligungskategorie getan – die Fintech-Bewilligung – und mit den entsprechenden Anpassungen in der Geldwäschereiverordnung-FINMA am 10. Dezember 2018 ergänzt.