Advanced Technologies Offer an Escape Route for Structured Products When Crises Hit

COVID-19 has highlighted how financial firms’ technology infrastructures and capabilities are often poorly designed for unexpected events – but lessons are being learned.

In the ‘new normal’ for structured products, traditional modeling will struggle to play a role. Instead, advances in technology and the use of ‘big’ or ‘deep’ data will lead the way to a more resilient and accurate method for understanding value and managing risk.

In this report we consider how the ongoing revolution in risk-management technology can help firms address their immediate issues in times of crisis, how advanced technologies are evolving, and the impact they can have in the context of events such as the recent COVID-19 pandemic.