12.01.2022

Press Article

FINANCIAL SERVICES – KEY TRENDS FOR 2022

Jason Aird, Partner, Airwalk Reply writes about the key trends in Financial Services companies should consider, including modern ways of working as a vital business strategy. Read the full article at Finance Derivative.

EPISODE 01 | SEASON 4

Blog

Quantum Machine Learning for Image Classification

On Season 4, Episode 1, Rene discusses Quantum Machine Learning for Image Classification with our expert guest, Dr. Johannes Oberreuter.

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EPISODE 10 | SEASON 3

Blog

Season 3 Recap

In this episode, Rene wraps up this season by sharing key highlights from each episode of this season.

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EPISODE 9 | SEASON 3

Blog

Noisy Quantum Systems

On Season 3, Episode 9, Rene discusses noisy quantum systems with our expert guest, Dr. Christopher Granade.

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Service

BOARD & INTERNAL GOVERNANCE STRATEGIC SUPPORT

Governance remains a top priority for both the European Central Bank  and for the Prudential Regulation Authority. Using our proven framework, Avantage Reply ensures all relevant elements are assessed and practical recommendations are formulated as well as providing implementation support when required.

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10.01.2022

News & Communication

Reply increases its presence in North America by acquiring Enowa LLC and The Spur Group

REPLY [MTA, STAR: REY] strengthens its presence on the US market with the double acquisition of Enowa LLC - a company specialized in consulting and development of solutions based on SAP technology - and The Spur Group - a leader in strategy consulting for marketing and sales.

AR & VR

Best Practice

METAVERSE

The Metaverse is the next iteration of the internet, supporting ongoing online 3D virtual environments where the world’s publicly accessible virtual experiences, real-time 3D contents and other related media are connected and accessible through VR/AR, as well as through classic devices such as PC or mobile.

Merging the physical world with virtual experiences

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Case Study

FRAUD RISK: AN EXAMPLE OF OPERATIONAL RISK ASSESSMENT

The client, a crypto-currency exchange, has requested Avantage Reply to assist with an ongoing project around fraud risk. As the regulation around virtual asset service providers is not yet mature, the measurement of new and non-traditional operational risks is not an easy exercise. In fact, several players in the industry have recently found themselves being vehicles for the continuation of various financial crimes, including fraud. In the client landscape, scammers and individuals with malicious intentions have exploited the weaknesses of decentralized finance (DeFi) and have misappropriated even millions of dollars from their victims through first party or third party external fraud.

Case Study

MIGRATION AND TESTING OF CREDIT RISK MODELS

Avantage Reply assisted a European Institution in implementing its own version of Credit Risk models and migrating from Moody’s RAY to a Java-based solution implementation. The institution needed Avantage Reply support to ensure smooth communication between the business and the developers and to ensure the correct migration and implementation of the new models. All the process required completed documentation.

Case Study

Embedment of ICAAP & ILAAP exercise

Avantage Reply has assisted a Private Banking group in the Eurozone in their embedment of Internal Capital Adequacy Assessment Process (ICAAP) & Liquidity Adequacy Assessment Process (ILAAP) exercise, s.c. ICLAAP. Following the recommendation of the European Central Bank (ECB), bank’s current practice of ICLAAP had to be reviewed and challenged. The results of the review have been presented to the Management Body. In particular, identified gaps and attention points with respective actions to improve the way ICAAP and ILAAP are conducted. The analysis has been enriched with market best practices observed among various financial institutions in the Eurozone.

04.01.2022 / Information Age

Press Article

How organisations can drive value from AI on the edge

Mike Ellerton, partner at Go Reply, spoke to Information Age about Reply's recent research conducted into edge AI, and how organisations can drive value from the technology.

Business Intelligence

Case Study

Global Emission Analysis Dashboard

Technology Reply has implemented a Business Intelligence solution on the QlikSense platform, to facilitate the monitoring of pollutant emissions produced by vehicle engines, for one of the most important groups in the Automotive and Agricultural machinery field, specialized in the production and design of the latest generation powertrains.

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Digital Experience

Case Study

A revolution in content production

The triumph of social media and the trends towards personalised customer communication are increasing the demand for image and film content almost immeasurably. For the customer Opel, Reply has developed an innovative solution to create content from a uniform data model for various communication channels.

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Industry Manufacturing 4.0

CIM Virtual Tour

CIM4.0 is the national reference point for Industry 4.0, with a strong specialization in Additive Manufacturing and Digital Factory. Discover all the spaces of CIM4.0, powered by Protocube Reply, from your computer thanks to virtual reality.

Case Study

Functional Analyst

For a Top Tier Bank within its Data Quality Management (DQM) Department responsible for ensuring delivery of top quality reports to national and international regulators, the functional analyst joined the Agile team in charge of the liquidity-reporting tool: Moody's analytics liquidity solution.

Case Study

CAP support on Internal control framework and Third-Party Risk Management

The client is an insurance company where a team of insurance industry veterans who understand the challenges of MGAs and PA. Their goal is the implement and develop their business plan/action (already developed in Malta and in other countries) in the heart of Europe and other countries. We did support them in their policies, in their Third-Party Risk management (“TPRM”), in the completion of their risk register, in the support and control on the Risk Appetite Statement, in the completion of the Key Risk Indicators & metrics documents and in the support & control of the Own Risk and Solvency Assessment (“ORSA”) report.

Case Study

Senior compliance officer support - Special AML-CFT task force for client files review in an important Belgian retail bank.

Our client, one of the most important Belgian retail bank, has requested the help of Avantage Reply for the constitution of a special task force in the field of AML-CFT (anti-money laundering and countering the financing of terrorism (AML-CFT).

supply chain management

Best Practice

Unleash the power of procurement

A wide range of drivers, like cloud computing, social-style collaboration, availability of data sources, remote working, Artificial Intelligence-based processes and Robot Process automation are driving disruptive change in Procurement organizations. Discover how to be a Procurement transformation agent in your organization.

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Case Study

IT Department Management Reporting Re-engineering

Our client is the IT department of a European retail bank and insurance company. They require future-proof financial reporting available to managerial levels of their organisation. To achieve these ambitions, we defined a new reporting framework together with our client, and implemented the necessary tools and processes on that foundation. It has led to a considerable reduced workload in the preparation of reports, freeing up time for value-added activities, increased flexibility in reporting as to gain more insights, and further autonomy for end-users.

Case Study

Senior compliance officer – Support the second line of defense of an important retail bank in transaction monitoring

Our client, an important Belgian retail bank, has requested the help of Avantage Reply for the support of its second line of defense team in the field of AML-CFT (anti-money laundering and countering the financing of terrorism).

19.01.2022 / Online

Event

Cloud Computing transformation in Financial Services

Drawing on the results of the survey conducted by Reply and Imperial College London, Reply and the European Banking Federation host this event to look at the main challenges around Cloud Migration as well as Security and Compliance considerations.

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13.12.2021

Financial News

Nexi launches ‘NEXI Digital’, a European hub for technological innovation

500 talented youth expected to be employed in Italy and Poland and a series of agreements with universities and research centres.
It will be a state of the art digital centre that will invest in skills and technologies in the countries it operates in. Reply is the partner in the project.