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Harnessing the risks of social networking in finance

02 November 2012  |  3570 views  |  1  |  Recommends 0

Whenever I get into a conversation about social networking with someone from a financial services firm the discussion quickly turns to risk and then almost fear of a force out of their control. The na...

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HFT a force for good or evil

29 October 2012  |  3633 views  |  3  |  Recommends 0

It seems to me that the Industry is split between the benefits or not, of high frequency trading (HFT) and it’s a polarisation which is so concerning that Sir John Beddington, UK Government Chief Scie...

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Can you really test ethical behaviour?

24 October 2012  |  7123 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

I have never known ethics to be talked about so much as in the last year or two and we all know why. However, I was intrigued the other day when the Chartered Institute of Investment Services (CISI) (...

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Ratings gone quiet or the lull before the calm

18 October 2012  |  2773 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

Since LIBOR broke into media frenzy territory the noise around ratings has gone pretty quiet. Although we have seen the appointment of Kevin Milne one of the City’s best assets by RVS the Singaporean ...

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Getting to grips with Rogue Traders

17 October 2012  |  3284 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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Banking becoming Clearer

16 October 2012  |  2818 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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Bringing greater efficiency to payments

14 August 2012  |  2714 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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May be it's because I'm a Londoner

13 August 2012  |  1714 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

Well it’s over and the golden time is finished for another four years, after a great East End knees up that once again showcased the British culture and talent that we have given the world. The last t...

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Identity management the key to linking operations

17 July 2012  |  3502 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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The recalibration of debt

06 July 2012  |  2128 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

The sovereign debt crisis in Europe rolls on with seemingly no political will to make the tough decisions required to produce a long term solution, pouring more money into black hole economies to buy ...

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