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Commodity reporting confusion; which way will regulators go?

31 October 2011  |  3151 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

The rulemaking under Dodd-Frank and EMIR is a dry dust place, but things are starting to get a bit more real and a bit more interesting... Back in 2008, G20 specified that OTC derivatives contracts should be reported to trade repositories. The US Dodd-Frank regulations have defined swap data repositories (SDRs) as responsible for collecting this da...

TagsPost-trade & opsWholesale banking
Steve BrunswickThales - Long Crendon

A quick guide to the latest mobile security standards

31 October 2011  |  3967 views  |  2  |  Recommends 0

It has been some time since we last posted on mobile security standards (originally the topic surfaced when Global Platform started working with the GSMA and EMVCo) but many industry players have announced updates in recent weeks that are worth digesting. The rapid movement in this space brings us closer to a mobile ecosystem built on a set of secu...

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Tomas KindlerSIX Securities Services - Zurich

Still not a truly competitive post-trade industry in Europe

28 October 2011  |  2843 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

With the advent of central counterparty (CCP) interoperability in Europe, 2011 has been the year where we have finally witnessed competition at the clearing layer of securities trading. Recent interop...

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Pat CarrollValidSoft - London

Mobile wallet - who and what will be a winner?

28 October 2011  |  5695 views  |  3  |  Recommends 0

This week, McKinsey and EFMA issued a report on the future of mobile banking in Europe. Is it a surprise? Not exactly. What strikes me about the report is that whilst banks admit that they are not in...

TagsSecurityMobile & onlineGroupInnovation in Financial Services
Friso de JongEEI Platform - Amsterdam

Spain deploys seven standards for technical interoperability

28 October 2011  |  4234 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

Spain published seven standards as part of its National Interoperability Framework. Such standards are aimed at ‘operational interoperability among public administration authorities, and between the S...

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Banking and payments in 2020

28 October 2011  |  4718 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

It was 1995 when I started to work with online banking.We created services like mobile banking in year 1997 for WAP based mobile banking with Post It Notes because there were no WAP phone in hand. Now...

TagsOnline bankingPaymentsGroupPayments strategies 2015-2020-2030
Olivier BerthierMoneythor - Singapore

All praise the ICC Trade Finance Register

28 October 2011  |  4770 views  |  1  |  Recommends 0

Just came back from the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) Banking Commission meetings in Beijing. It was a great conference with excellent content and debates, from the rules making activities t...

TagsPaymentsWholesale bankingGroupFinancial Supply Chain
Miquel FebrerGFT Group - Barcelona

About Your Profit and Loss Plaftorm...no.3

26 October 2011  |  3445 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

Dear Bank IT Manager, It is incredible how fast time passes. I think that the same week of my last post I sowed rocket seeds in my vegetable patch. Well, I still cannot eat the rocket but it is clearl...

TagsPaymentsRisk & regulationGroupFinance 2.0
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Dividends continue to increase but caution is still needed

25 October 2011  |  2892 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

As many believe a double dip is around the corner, increased returns are on every investor’s mind. One way to achieve this can come in the form of dividends as they continue to increase. Shore Capital...

Amanda HartshorneTieto - Leeds

'Dangerous' liaisons

25 October 2011  |  3154 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

Perhaps it’s no coincidence, but on 20th October as Lord Adair Turner (FSA Chairman) addressed his audience (at the Mansion House, London) on the subject of the UK’s new regulatory structure, on the s...

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