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The future of FIX

29 November 2012  |  3344 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 large degree it has long met its original objectives but there is still much that can be achieved so the future of FIX perhaps needs to be redefined. Jus...

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The Greatest Project of

26 November 2012  |  3056 views  |  3  |  Recommends 0

Lunching with Iain Saville last week it brought back many memories of yesteryear, when the UK securities markets was reeling from the disaster that was the Taurus project. For those too young to know or with short memories of the horror of the TAURUS project - TAURUS being the code name for a system to bring settlement efficiencies into the UK

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Business Potential of Social Networks in Finance Services

20 November 2012  |  2736 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

I have been thinking a lot recently about networks and the sheer frustration and costs that abound in financial markets because the current market structures simply don’t work on any satisfactory leve...

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Who wins Central Matching or local?

30 October 2012  |  3777 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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Social media within financial services

23 October 2012  |  7153 views  |  2  |  Recommends 0

The explosion in members of social media sites shows no sign of slowing down and with Twitter now well established and introducing further expansion, the time may soon be with us when all the world’s ...

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Collateral liquidity and possible solutions

19 October 2012  |  3816 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

Collateral liquidity is causing huge concerns at the moment and this could really move towards the top of the industry to do list by this time next year. OTC is very likely to suck even more liquidity...

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Banking becoming Clearer

16 October 2012  |  2833 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

Most market experts agree that putting OTC into central clearing is a bad idea born from good intentions, but terrible knowledge of market operations and how to reduce risks. To the politician and the...

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Anti-money laundering - the final solution

15 August 2012  |  4376 views  |  1  |  Recommends 0

Money laundering continues to be a scourge on financial services. Recent cases of some of biggest and most respected banks clearly demonstrate that as time goes by the risk of money laundering keeps i...

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Barclays Board turning a blind eye

05 July 2012  |  2782 views  |  0  |  Recommends 2

There are many questions about the LIBOR scandal that in time will be answered, but crucial is the awareness or not of the Board at Barclays? It’s inconceivable to me that such practices went unnotice...

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Does Germany have the courage to lead?

27 June 2012  |  2291 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

Time is dragging on and yet another round of summits passes by with political leaders still posturing, seemingly unable to agree policies or implement anything that will tackle the global economic pro...

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