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Feedback from recent clients


The SSA Team exceeded our expectations with its ability to translate our complex transactions into a client friendly, web-based interface

Alan Spangler
Chief Financial Officer, Xenmet

CASS Director is a welcome step-forward in the application of technology to the compliance challenge and I would encourage all CASS firms to take a look

Paul Lack
CF10a, R.J. O’Brien Limited

Case Studies

Reducing cost, risk and timescales for our clients

Strategic Apps can implement a custom software solution for any of your FCA or PRA compliance needs. Costs, timescales and development risk are kept impressively low using our unique compliance automation platform and extensive experience working for regulated financial firms. Browse our case-studies to find out more

  • CASS Director Case-Study

    Project Summary

    Our client is a financial services firm that runs systems infrastructure and associated services for equity traders. They are based in London and regulated by the FCA.

    The firm approached us in 2012 at the time of consultation for FCA policy statement 14/9. Their challenge was the additional time and cost required for maintenance of the ‘CASS resolution pack’ and the need to evidence the required governance and controls in a more comprehensive way than by using a basic ‘Excel and Word’ approach.

  • Risk Register Case-Study

    Project Summary

    Our client is a City financial firm regulated by the Prudential Regulation Authority (PRA) and is required to undertake the Individual Capital Adequacy Assessment Process (ICAAP) in accordance with the requirements set out in the PRA Rulebook.

    The firm needed to centrally manage and report on operational risks from multiple departments and allow any individual within the firm to log a perceived risk. A risk manager would authorise and quantify all risks in order to calculate an appropriate balance sheet provision for their board and ICAAP reporting.

  • Onboarding Portal Case-Study

    Project Summary

    Our client is a private limited liability company incorporated in England, authorised and regulated by the FCA.

    The firm needed an efficient and centralised way to manage the onboarding process for clients and introducing brokers such that all steps and documentation could be managed, and selected information could be easily shared with authorised parties at all stages of the process.

  • Islamic Banking Case-Study

    Project Summary Xenmet is a Liechtenstein based commodity solutions provider that offers commodity storage, logistics and collateral management services, and through its wholly owned subsidiary, Ambro Limited, offers commodity transaction services to Islamic financial institutions. Our client approached us with the need to streamline and automate their existing offline ‘murabaha’ process, thus creating an electronic…

About Us

The Strategic Apps skillset

We have strong financial-sector client relationships and are trusted with the design-and-build of complex software, systems integration and financial data processing. Based in the City of London, we bring Agile project management, Big Four compliance expertise, quality software and systems integration to the financial back-office.

Best-In-Class Product Suite

We leverage our comprehensive client asset (CASS) and operational risk software platforms to deliver rapid time to market, low-cost installation and unlimited customisation options.

Consultancy & Analysis

We have years of experience consulting on financial sector back-office automation so we can quickly get to grips with your challenges and create the best-fit solution.

On-Premises or Cloud

We use the latest Microsoft technology stack, hosted on site at your firm or on the Azure cloud, to bring the fastest and most powerful technology to bear on your process automation challenges.

Full Service & Support

All clients benefit from inclusive product releases that track FCA regulation, follow-on customisation and bespoke work and 7-day phone and email support.

Our Team

An experienced and professional team

John O'Dwyer

John O’Dwyer

Managing Director

CTO, Systems Architect & Recreational Pianist

Frazer Wilson

Frazer Wilson

Graphic Designer

UI Engineer, Social Marketer & Meet-Up Guru

Matt Bruce

Matthew Bruce

Product Manager

Analyst, UX Expert & Board Games Geek

Ahsan Raza

Ahsan Raza

Head of Technical

Senior programmer & Political Commentator

Kevin Huby

Kevin Huby

Compliance Director

CASS Expert & Keyboard Wizard

Simon Stevens

Simon Stevens

Sales Director

Strategic Sales Veteran & Part-Time Skipper

Carlo Van Hinsk

Carlo Van Hinsk

Sales Executive

Friendly New Business Manager & Punk-Rock Fan

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