Risk Accounting by Financial IntergroupAt the Forefront of Understanding and Innovation in the Financial Services Industry

Welcome to Financial InterGroup - strategists, consultants and researchers in financial services with particular focus on bank regulation and the design and implementation of innovative enterprise solutions at the intersection of risk management, accounting, data and technology in financial institutions.

Our groundbreaking solutions include:

• Our Risk Accounting method and its common metric to express all forms of risk, the 'Risk Unit' or 'RU'; and
• The 'Central Counterparty for Data Management' and associated 'Barcodes of Finance', a patented industry-wide reference data utility that implements the global identification methods and system of the universally mandated LEI (Legal Entity Identifier), UTI (Unique Transaction Identifier) and UPI (Unique Product Identifier).

We are veterans of the financial services industry and are confident that we have the requisite skills, judgment, breadth of experience and working relationships with industry thought leaders, regulators and suppliers to assist in whatever your strategic needs are. We invite your inquiries and interest in engaging our services or in participating in our innovative enterprises.

News and events:

For our article "Risk, Data, and the Barcodes of Finance" published in the Journal of Financial Transformation click here.

For the Journal of Risk Management in Financial Institutions' press release "A Revolutionary Way to Measure Risk" click here.

December 2018 Global LEI Research Note: "The Global LEI Initiative: Record LEI issuance while lapsed LEIs continue to increase. FSB reviews, issues and opportunities for LEIs. BIS surveys of LEIs in trade repositories."

For FIG's letter to President-elect Trump on "Core Data Issues of Financial Reform" click here.

For the FIG Research Paper "Trumpeting in the New Era of a Lean Technology-Driven Financial System" click here.

For our recent editorial click on "Backstopping Risk: Capital vs. Transparency" now appearing in the current edition of the Journal of Risk Management in Financial Institutions.