Microsoft has announced the availability of the Office Business Application Reference Application Pack for Loan Origination Systems (OR-LOS). OR-LOS aims to provide architectural guidance and a sample application to help architects and developers build loan origination business applications for banks faster, reducing time to market and lowering costs. It does this by creating a simplified environment in which developers can build workflows and provide a bridge between how business process systems work, and how people work.
A report by broking group Marsh examines the repercussions from the administration of the South Korean company, which filed for bankruptcy protection at the end of August.
Global research by C2FO suggests that smaller businesses are less concerned with the repercussions of Brexit and the upcoming US presidential election.
A squeeze on skilled talent means it now takes an average of seven weeks to fill open permanent roles in finance in the UK according to new research from financial services recruitment firm Robert Half.
Early-stage merger and acquisition deals in Asia-Pacific show nearly 10% year-on-year growth in recent months.