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

08 May 2012  |  2421 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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The madness of taking liquidity out of the market

24 April 2012  |  2655 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

As the world struggles for economic growth there is a weird onus on restructuring the markets and wrapping massive amounts of legislation and regulation around managing risks. It’s a knee jerk reactio...

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Payments within T plus 2

20 April 2012  |  3661 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

As far as we know, today, the European Markets will be moving to a T+2 settlement cycle by the 4th quarter in 2013. This is a precursor harmonisation, necessary for the implementation of T2S in 20...

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Goldman Sachs 'Muppets' are getting protection

15 March 2012  |  2401 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

The Goldman Sachs employee resignation letter has vindicated what society has been saying about Banks. Who knows if what he says is an accurate representation of events in Goldman. Disaffected employe...

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An old world for Stock Borrowing and Lending

30 January 2012  |  4348 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

The announcement of the ESMA industry consultation relating to this year’s implementation of new regulations for the revision of the markets for short selling, including stock borrowing and lending c...

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What's the point of MTFs?

07 November 2011  |  3266 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

When MiFID was written one of its objectives was to create increased competition to the Stock Exchanges. The view being that the Stock Exchanges were operating in what looked like a monopoly and with ...

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SaaS Regulations and the IT Rat-Race

28 July 2011  |  4135 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

There is a real interest growing from buy-side firms to move away from licensing software as on-going regulatory changes hit budgets hard. Many wealth managers have said to me for years that the black...

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RBS star steals the show

15 June 2011  |  4586 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

Brian Stevenson, Chairman of Global Transaction Services at RBS gave the best presentation of the day at EBA Day. He clearly described the many challenges facing banks in the world today within an eco...

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Social Networks and the Regulators

07 April 2011  |  3475 views  |  2  |  Recommends 0

Actiance's Sarah Carter gave a fascinating presentation at the Finextra Social Media Day, which clearly resonated with the audience, when she got into the very thorny topic of regulatory compliance. S...

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JP Morgan Chase leads the way

16 February 2011  |  6932 views  |  1  |  Recommends 0

The news that JP Morgan is undetaking a massive downsize of its many trading systems is long over due and hopefully sets a trend for the market. Technology in this space has today run miles ahead of a...

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