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Richard ChapmanSunGard - London

The best practice checklist for reconciliations

05 September 2013  |  2977 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

In my previous blog I mentioned the growing external pressures for brokers when it comes to the reconciliation of exchange traded and over-the-counter derivatives. With EMIR requirements coming into effect, and Dodd Frank already impacting the industry, it’s never been so vital for brokers to improve their levels of operational control. Even more...

Craig RamseyACI Worldwide - Watford

Why travel to Sibos? Just look out of the window

31 October 2012  |  4896 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

The enormity of global trade is on display this year in Osaka, and it is more evident than ever that payments and trade finance are critical banking services supporting global economic growth. Each day participants navigate from hotels across the massive Kansai economic region of Osaka-Kyoto-Kobe-Nara to the INTEX conference center. On they way, we...

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Craig RamseyACI Worldwide - Watford

The return of the payments hub

30 October 2012  |  4189 views  |  1  |  Recommends 0

After years of a lack of clear agreement from the financial sector, the payments hub is finally getting some focus, as companies seek significant gains in financial efficiency. No longer referred to a...

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Craig RamseyACI Worldwide - Watford

At last, a SIBOS where conversation around SEPA is welcome

29 October 2012  |  5046 views  |  4  |  Recommends 0

After years of speculation, this week in Osaka we finally appear to have a SIBOS with a SEPA conversation worth having. With the date for compliance across the Eurozone now set for February 2014, we a...

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Tackling regulation - what we learned from Sibos

22 September 2011  |  3626 views  |  1  |  Recommends 0

Regulation is a fact of life in the payments business but when it was discussed at Sibos, people seemed united in their opinions on how best it should be tackled. And common standards and communicatio...

Killian CliffordMobile Money Consulting - London

SIBOS - have banks missed the mobile payments boat?

21 September 2011  |  5105 views  |  3  |  Recommends 1

With a session being held at Sibos today on whether it is too late for banks to compete in mobile payments, I thought I’d revisit a theme I’ve blogged about in the past; banks and their mobile paymen...

Craig RamseyACI Worldwide - Watford

The customer is always right

21 September 2011  |  3774 views  |  1  |  Recommends 0

It’s a fact that when it comes to banking and payments, customers have high expectations of reliability, efficiency and dependability. This has not changed over the decades. What makes it more challen...

Craig RamseyACI Worldwide - Watford

Hubs. Time to make them work

20 September 2011  |  3922 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

Payments hubs have been a talking point for a number of years now. Once envisioned as the 'silver bullet' for payment system consolidation, the reality has become somewhat different. I've talked to ...

Craig RamseyACI Worldwide - Watford

Final countdown to Sibos

15 September 2011  |  2773 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

It’s hard to believe that Sibos is upon us again. It doesn’t seem like almost a year since we were all in Amsterdam. (Although they do say that times goes faster as you get older, so maybe that’s to b...

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Let us go then, you and I, to Sibos

03 August 2011  |  4716 views  |  1  |  Recommends 0

Sibos once again fast approaches, the programme is largely set and delegates can begin to plan their week in Toronto in some detail. As the recent financial crisis is no longer centre stage, the overa...

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Date 22 Jan 2007
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