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Iosif ItkinExactpro Systems - Moscow

Dark pools rulebook transparency

03 March 2009  |  7473 views  |  0  |  Recommends 1

Would it be fair to say that the regulators should care about all types of legitimate participants even for market operators? The climate for institutional investors is not extremely warm after MiFID,...

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Cost v risk; a catch 22 situation

11 February 2009  |  3955 views  |  1  |  Recommends 0

At Finexpo last week where I was moderating a panel session, the panel of experts representing Euroclear, LCH.Clearnet, SIS x-clear, LSE and the ECB were asked a question concerning the importance of ...

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Iosif ItkinExactpro Systems - Moscow

New MTF web site and trading support in Eastern Europe

10 February 2009  |  4192 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

It is actually exciting to find out that a new MTF will soon join the market. I would be interested to learn more about the new venue. Unfortunately, no detailed information is currently available, ...

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Redundancy delays growth

30 January 2009  |  4780 views  |  1  |  Recommends 0

It was inevitable that as the world dives into recession and profits disappear into history that the reaction of the majority of companies would be to cut costs and make employees redundant. The cost ...

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Voice recognition and card security

29 January 2009  |  7321 views  |  2  |  Recommends 0

At this weeks Purchasing Card Forum, Nick Ogden, founder of WorldPay and currently chairman and CEO of Voice Commerce Group presented the use of voice recognition as the next big thing in security. ...

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I.T. Boom will follow Crisis

26 January 2009  |  5071 views  |  0  |  Recommends 1

Its normal practice for financial services firms to immediately cut costs and budgets when a financial crisis hits. In my time working in banking I can remember on many occasions when some form of cri...

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More Regulation or Better Regulation?

16 January 2009  |  3950 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

At this week's Securities & Investment Institute debate in London's Mansion House some eminent speakers in front of an expert audience debated "In this current financial environment, more f...

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Iosif ItkinExactpro Systems - Moscow

Hedge fund spending - SOR vs. RMS

06 January 2009  |  4484 views  |  2  |  Recommends 0

To be honest, I remain skeptical about the necessity to invest heavily into Risk Management technology. It seems to me that the issue is not in software or hardware but in general assumptions and prac...

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John CantMPI Europe Ltd - London

The multi-faceted impact of Lehman

30 November 2008  |  4723 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

The demise and subsequent break up of Lehman Brothers will provide strong case study material for many MBA courses, for many years. There are several lessons to be learnt beyond the crucial role of cu...

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Elton Canewriter & tech geek - Brisbane

MiFID created no extra demand for IT or services

28 November 2008  |  5215 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

At least that's the view of Knowledge Technology Solutions (KTS) CEO Andrew Miller. KTS is soon to adopt the brand of its Sep. '07 acquisition, Arcontech, after closing its original market terminal su...

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