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Identity management the key to linking operations

17 July 2012  |  3528 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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Goose for gander phone recording

11 July 2012  |  1804 views  |  0  |  Recommends 1

Last year in the UK, it was made mandatory that all telephone and other mobile devices used by employees trading or offering advisory services in regulated financial services firms, had to be recorded...

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In defence of Banks

06 July 2012  |  3236 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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Ethical and moral decline in the City

03 July 2012  |  2536 views  |  2  |  Recommends 3

I joined the City way back when and am now trying to come to terms with what we have today. Like most people the current malaise in financial markets is hard to take and sadly the stories seem to get ...

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Are Stock Exchanges Failing?

21 June 2012  |  1621 views  |  2  |  Recommends 1

This is the question for today? Economic strife and Government austerity measures have almost entirely stifled growth and with the Euro under threat and countries across the European Union suffering m...

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The inevitability of inflation

10 May 2012  |  2049 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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Austerity alternative?

09 May 2012  |  1605 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

The last few years have seen Governments introducing austerity measures as the solution to the gigantic sovereign debts, which have accumulated over decades. Of course it’s not just Government debt bu...

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Who's on first, What's on second Identity Standards

08 May 2012  |  2433 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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SWIFTs future role in financial markets

04 May 2012  |  2211 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

The news that SWIFT is not going to be the registration authority for LEIs is ultimately a good thing for SWIFT. As the finance industry changes and new technologies emerge, it’s inevitable that SWIF...

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Risks in shortening the settlement cycle

01 May 2012  |  3103 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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