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Culture and Society

SOCIAL INVESTING

Powering Potential

Monique R. Herena, Heidi DuBois

“Women’s financial inclusion” is defined as women having access to useful and affordable financial products and services that meet their needs as individuals, economic agents and entrepreneurs.

CORPORATE SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY

Invested in a Risk Culture

James Wiener, Monique R. Herena

At BNY Mellon, risk management is part of everything we do. Our Risk Culture is built on the core concepts of personal responsibility for risk awareness and risk management across our organization.

SOCIAL INVESTING

Return on Equality

Monique R. Herena, Heidi DuBois

The potential economic and development gains from gender equality are vast and well-documented — and yet they are currently being bypassed. This joint report by BNY Mellon and the United Nations Foundation explores the market potential of advancing gender equality.

Investment Insights

ASSET ALLOCATION AND INVESTMENT STRATEGY

Investment Update: Midterm Elections

Jeff Mortimer

In his June 2018 Investment Update, Jeff Mortimer discusses the stock market’s anticipation of and reaction to the midterm election, whether this midterm election cycle may be unique, and how he expects markets will react based on the various outcomes.

INVESTOR RELATIONS

Investor Relations in the Driver’s Seat

IR professionals perceive a drop in the importance of global financial centers while increasingly steering their companies’ course to investors, according to BNY Mellon’s survey.

MARKET COMMENTARY

The Aerial View

Astute insight and unique perspectives for an ever-changing world

Regulation and Risk

TECHNOLOGY AND INNOVATION

Open Banking: What’s Certain, What’s Not

Carl Slabicki

New mandates for an “open banking” standard are sure to transform the payments industry.

REGULATORY CHANGE

The Regulatory Horizon and Public Policy

Eli Peterson

In October 2017, BNY Mellon presented an overview of new and pending regulatory initiatives. Eli Peterson of BNY Mellon’s Office of Public Policy and Regulatory Affairs discussed the current geopolitical environment and its impact on regulations affecting global financial markets.

REGULATORY CHANGE

The Department of Labor Fiduciary Rule: Where Does It Stand?

Charles S. Hawkins

Discover the DOL Rule’s current standing and recent developments which have made the Mutual Fund industry unsure of what will be required to comply.

Policy-reform

A Focus on Regulation Readiness

The financial services industry is facing a rapidly changing and increasingly complex global regulatory landscape. Find your way forward with trending, timely and relevant content to help keep you in compliance and get ahead.

BNY Mellon Transformation

TRANSFORMATION

The Age of Agile Solutions

Jeremy Skaling

How can organizations deliver new solutions at the rapid pace the business demands?

TECHNOLOGY AND INNOVATION

Reinventing Payments in an Era of Modernization

Anthony Brady, Christopher Mager

Despite the challenges that banks face, there is reason for optimism. Like never before, advances in technology have opened the door for banks to collaborate in pursuit of our clients’ desire for a global real-time payment experience.

TECHNOLOGY AND INNOVATION

Next Generation for Esoteric ABS

Sonal Patel, Andrew Taylor

Interest in esoteric asset-backed securities is gathering momentum as investors seek to diversify portfolios and earn high yields. At the same time, advancements in technology are presenting new opportunities to create, analyze, market, sell, securitize and process these complex assets efficiently.

PROCESS IMPROVEMENT

Rightsourcing

Philip J. Falivene

Changing dynamics in investment management and related operations have driven some asset owners to add new asset classes to their internal mix, while others choose to outsource the associated investment operations.

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As the investments company for the world, BNY Mellon is a trusted financial authority for the world's most vital institutions. In Big Ideas, our panel of experts bring you the latest in global financial news and commentary.

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