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Gary Wright

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Wealth Management - Turkeys Vote for Christmas

27 September 2013  |  2485 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

At this week’s annual CISI Integrity debate the question about the honesty and integrity of Wealth Managers was debated with a packed audience of Wealth Management professionals. Now I use the word professionals, as one of the points raised during the presentations for and against the motion was the integrity of individual’s verses the industry a...

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Is LEI getting bogged down?

20 May 2013  |  1307 views  |  0  |  Recommends 1

Legal Entity Identifiers (LEI) is one of the very best global industry standard projects undertaken since ISO15022. It has widespread benefits way beyond the initial focus and could bring forth a new age of efficiencies in financial services previously only really a dream. However, the dream could very easily develop into a nightmare if the Fin...

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Should the London Stock Exchange buy NYSE Euronext?

14 March 2013  |  2652 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

One of the surprise corporate deals at the end of last year was ICE purchase of the NYSE Euronext. Most surprising because on the face of it this deal looks unbalanced and does not perfectly fit i...

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City View: High APRs are not only found in Payday Loans

15 February 2013  |  1225 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

Reproduced by kind permission of the CISI Alex hates this time of year. It's when the bills from Christmas, which have lain unattended for many weeks, now need paying. This year they are a lit...

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SEPA is arriving at the station

08 February 2013  |  2577 views  |  1  |  Recommends 0

Like trains SEPA had a timetable, which like the railways is open to change due to foreseen and unforeseen circumstances. The SEPA project has certainly been on the slow line keeping up the train anal...

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Many Shades of Grey in Data

11 December 2012  |  1540 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

For those in the know, data contributions are an on-going problem for the integrity of financial markets. The subject surfaced this year with the Libor scandal, which despite moving off the front page...

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The future of FIX

29 November 2012  |  3246 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

FIX has become the major messaging protocol in global financial markets and has arguably been the single most influential technical development in financial markets in the last twenty years. To a larg...

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Who wins Central Matching or local?

30 October 2012  |  3611 views  |  0  |  Recommends 3

With settlement cycles shortening in Europe and in the USA, there is quite a debate going on in the market as to the best form of post-trade matching. Financial Services firms on both buy and sell-sid...

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Getting to grips with Rogue Traders

17 October 2012  |  3170 views  |  1  |  Recommends 0

At a City forum yesterday a representative from the FSA presented the seventeen definitions behind the operational risk management principles, which financial services firms are expected to practice t...

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Bringing greater efficiency to payments

14 August 2012  |  2627 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

The payments industry has been a sticking point in financial services for quite some time. Vested interests and a concentration of far too much business between too few banks have created development ...

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