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Virtual Transaction Matching

09 November 2012  |  3046 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

Having been involved in post-trade confirmation and matching for more decades than I care to remember, the thorny issue of central matching vs. local matching is still with us. The reason being is tha...

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Collateral liquidity and possible solutions

19 October 2012  |  3635 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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Identity management the key to linking operations

17 July 2012  |  3377 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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In defence of Banks

06 July 2012  |  3178 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  |  2723 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  |  2226 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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The Importance of T2S

15 June 2012  |  2585 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

Some people have doubted the importance and value of T2S and have rightly questioned the cost of building the system against the value it will provide. Indeed the UK is still not joining despite a gro...

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The business benefit of T2S

11 May 2012  |  2926 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

Ah! I can hear you all crying that title as T2S draws ever closer and it creeps on to the development agenda. What is the business benefit? For once it’s not a regulatory driven change (Although it’s...

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The inevitability of inflation

10 May 2012  |  1886 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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Who's on first, What's on second Identity Standards

08 May 2012  |  2329 views  |  3  |  Recommends 0

Like the old Abbott and Costello routine, [when Lou Costello is considering becoming a ballplayer and Bud Abbott wants to make sure he knows what he's getting into] there can be huge confusion and mis...

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