Financial Services Risk

Our research helps financial institutions and technology providers navigate the new technologies, solutions, and sourcing models that are transforming all areas of Risk, from financial and operational risk to financial crime and cyber security, as well as sector-specific risks such as market abuse and insurance fraud.

We examine technology strategies for optimizing Risk across all sectors of the financial services industry. Our in-depth analyses of next-generation technologies and the competitive vendor landscape across Risk provide practical support for your technology and go-to-market strategies.


Our focus areas include the regtech solutions and services that are transforming Risk operations; financial crime use cases for AI, RPA, NPL, and alternative data; and benchmarking risk and compliance technology investment.

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Dimensions: Risk IT Pressures & Priorities 2024

Advancements in Risk management technology, particularly in AI, automation, and cloud computing have the potential to transform Risk operations. Celent surveyed 200+ Risk executives globally to understand how technology strategies and budgets are evolving. Which Risk functions are prioritizing digital tools like AI, Generative AI and process automation? Join us as we examine how Risk priorities vary globally across regions and financial sectors.

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Financial Crime Compliance Technology: Watchlist Screening Edition—2024 XCelent Awards, Powered by VendorMatch

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I&I Day 2024: Model Risk Manager

By joining this session, you will have the opportunity to learn from the winners of our 2024 Model Risk Manager Awards. These initiatives have demonstrated the tangible impact of AI-enabled risk mitigation and have successfully increased efficiency while significantly reducing risk exposures. By learning more about these real-life case studies, gain valuable insights into how these organizations harnessed the potential of automation and real-time analysis to navigate the complex risk landscape.


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Financial institutions will spend US$34.7 billion on AML technology and US$155.3 billion on operations in 2024.


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Banking Risk

Celent offers tailored research for risk management and technology leaders at retail and corporate banks. Our insights focus on governance, risk and compliance (GRC) and integrated risk; credit risk; and financial crime including anti-money laundering (AML), Know Your Customer (KYC) and fraud.

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We offer expert guidance on risk management and compliance technology strategies for financial institutions and solution providers.

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Our Experts

Meet our Financial Services Risk Experts.

Ian Watson heads Celent’s global Risk practice and is based in Boston. Ian joined Celent after 20 years in the Technology Industry and consultin…

Cubillas Ding is a Research Director with Celent's Capital Markets division, based in the firm’s London office. His expertise lies in global fin…

With a multi-disciplinary background in economics, finance, technology and marketing, Craig leverages his retail lending and banking industry ex…

Neil is a Director in Celent's global Risk practice. His current areas of focus include regtech, anti-money laundering and know-your-customer co…

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