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The challenges of VAR calibration
Despite its well-documented limitations and weaknesses, Value-at-Risk (VaR) remains a core risk metric which is heavily relied upon by financial trading organisations.
February 2, 2021
Artificial intelligence and the law - The legal liability of software vendors in the 21st century.
Autonomous systems represent a challenge for the existing models of liability, which is largely based on causative reasoning. In other words, party A is liable to party B if the injury to B is caused by an action by party A. Whereas such reasoning system makes perfect sense in the pre-artificial intelligence world, it becomes problematic in a post AI world, where due to the innate complexity of self-learning systems, it is difficult to determine attribution of fault for liability purposes. This paper examines some of the legal issues arising from this new technology.
January 30, 2020
User Behavior in Financial Services
Behavior mining is an exciting new concept emerging from the data sciences, with a large number of use cases for the finance industry. From trade surveillance to operational excellence and automation, behaviour mining is likely to change the way we build applications, manage risk and compliance, and interact with our employees. ​
November 9, 2019
Glue42 and RocketFin partner to help financial firms use behavior mining to deliver on key regulatory requirements
Partnership helps buy and sell-side institutions deliver on regulatory requirements through real-time capture of user behaviors.
November 9, 2019
Why UX Matters
The goal of any "tool-designer" ought to be to produce a tool where the use of it is ‘obvious’ – It should offer an intuitive user experience, and make the user want to use the tool. User Experience Design is now an integral part of the workflow for client-facing​ software delivery, and it is increasingly becoming so for most internal applications. The giants of the internet, Facebook, Google, Netflix and Amazon, have pioneered the technology, and now is the time for Financial services to catch up. We have better technology now, and if you’re not already engaged in a User Experience led HTML5 development workflow, you should be.
November 9, 2019