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Capital Markets & IT -lakyara

Financial institutions are under constant pressure to reduce costs, improve operational efficiency, adapt to regulatory changes and grow their business. NRI believes that a combination financial knowledge and information technology are crucial to the industry’s growth and development. Through our lakyara reports, NRI identifies the various capital markets and IT issues impacting our clients and the future of their business.
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Feb. 2016

Brokerage Business

Utility services for investment banks

Naoya Hiranaka

Utilization of utility services is emerging as a global trend among investment banks. Investment banks must use utility services more effectively to not only reduce costs but also provide higher-quality services more efficiently.

Asset Management

Asset management companies' information security risks and defenses

Satoshi Idei

Some Japanese companies have recently incurred major losses from data leaks due to spear-phishing attacks or in-house criminal acts. With the Japanese government issuing new Cybersecurity Management Guidelines in December 2015, companies need to upgrade their information security, including asset management companies.