Banking & Capital Markets

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Dr. Andreas Werner


Our Services

Trading & Sales Commercial & Retail Banking Operations Risk Finance Regulation & Compliance Technology

Trading & Sales

Our unique selling proposition is our ability to cover a broad range of topics whilst at the same time offering in-depth, detailed knowledge of products, processes, methods, and models. We can support you in analysing the impact of regulatory changes as well as in designing and validating your quantitative models for pricing and xVA. We review your trading architecture and operating model and support you in introducing or upgrading your trading and limit systems. We orchestrate your processes and digitize your customer interface.



Internal risk models for credit and market risk
Modern system solutions in trading, risk and transactions - designed, validated and in production
Large-scale data processing for financial supervision purposes
Support in developing the first blockchain bank account
Complete modernisation of the reporting infrastructure for CoRep, FinRep and statistics
Providing guidance for acquisition and integration

Blockchain case studies

Financial market infrastructure SSD prototype Trade finance prototype Ethereum derivatives trading prototype

Financial market infrastructure

Blockchain proof of concept for financial market infrastructure

Development of a Proof of Concept with Smart Contracts in Ethereum and Hyperledger.

d-fine developed and evaluated different business cases for using Blockchain and Distributed Ledger Technology in the context of financial market infrastructure: for Real Time Gross Settlement Systems and issuance of securities. With our client, we developed the prototypes end-to-end, from the user interface to the smart contracts and infrastructure setup.



Climate risks in ICAAP and stress tests? A sensible approach to integration into bank management.

How can the risk horizon of climate developments, which span several decades, be harmonised with the management horizon of banks? We try to answer…

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COVID-19 scenario analysis - An unexpected stress test in 2020

Stress tests are the established tool for analysing the impact of exceptional events on balance sheets, business models and fundamental viability of a…

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Machine Learning in Compliance: This is how banks and financial service providers optimise sanctions & PEP screening in the KYC process

Over the past two decades, the compliance function has clearly gained in importance for banks. This is partially against a background of numerous…

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Prudent Valuation (AVAs) in COVID-19 crisis

Since inception, the pro-cyclical nature of AVAs was pointed out by practitioners: In particular, in times of severe market stress, the 90%-quantile…

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Impact of the new CVA risk capital charge

This paper highlights the key differences between current and future calculation approaches for regulatory CVA risk capital charges.

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