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Identity management the key to linking operations

17 July 2012  |  3448 views  |  0  |  Recommends 2

Historically banks have built business and operations in silos, and over decades, despite numerous mergers and purchases creating the proverbial one stop shop, the typical bank still maintains a verti...

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Responsibility and accountability of the LIBOR scandal

13 July 2012  |  2804 views  |  0  |  Recommends 2

At a meeting of City friends I was intrigued by the discussion concerning responsibility and accountability in financial services today. Bearing in mind the age range within the discussion and our vas...

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In defence of Banks

06 July 2012  |  3204 views  |  2  |  Recommends 1

It’s a popular pastime today to throw stones at banks and vilify bankers, which is quite understandable given their pivotal role in bringing down the lifestyles of the world population. We are all que...

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Barclays Board turning a blind eye

05 July 2012  |  2747 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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The needs of the few

04 July 2012  |  2287 views  |  1  |  Recommends 1

What has happened to financial services to create such a breakdown of trust and an almost total dereliction of responsibility and duty? How did it all come to this? It’s understandable that everyone i...

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Collateral liquidity

15 May 2012  |  3074 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

The markets are struggling today with collateral management as never before. The fragmentation of market infrastructures, volatility in markets, increased margining requirements and counterparty risk ...

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Payment convergence

14 May 2012  |  2382 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

T+2 is due in 2015 in Europe, and the USA are already investigating T+1, so it looks inevitable that shortening the settlement cycle is well and truly on the development map. Regular readers w...

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The inevitability of inflation

10 May 2012  |  1964 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

Austerity is the new global standard with Governments all over the world trying to get balance back into their sovereign debt. The knock-on effects are there for all to see. The Greek people have reac...

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The Future of European Clearing and Settlement

04 May 2012  |  2788 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

The pace of change in European financial markets is enormously fast if measured against a barometer of historical change. As we all know laws and regulations as a result of political agendas is the po...

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Risks in shortening the settlement cycle

01 May 2012  |  3037 views  |  2  |  Recommends 0

Years ago when the UK markets moved from T+5 to T+3 there was plenty of research about the benefits gained in risk reduction. There was doubt about the actual risk benefits because although th...

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