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Gary Wright

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Fantastic news at last!

24 February 2009  |  2363 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

Having previously written about the impending announcement that EMXCo were signing up clients for their settlement messages, today's press release informs us that the first company to spearhead this new offering is Brewin Dolphin who are leading the way to genuine STP territory for funds. It's a real landmark for the funds industry and Brewin's ad...

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Bonuses! You got to be kidding

13 February 2009  |  2661 views  |  1  |  Recommends 0

The news channels have all been carrying the enquiry into the banking crisis and of course been heavy laden with the grovelling apologies of the boardroom architects of the disaster. These apologies clearly written by their PR and delivered with hardly a look of remorse by those responsible are obviously totally inadequate. What was required was a...

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EU Payment Services Directive

12 February 2009  |  5030 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

The UK Government is putting before Parliament regulations that will lead to legislation due to be enforced on the 2nd March 2009. This should breathe life into the PSD after a particularly difficult ...

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Cost v risk; a catch 22 situation

11 February 2009  |  4125 views  |  1  |  Recommends 0

At Finexpo last week where I was moderating a panel session, the panel of experts representing Euroclear, LCH.Clearnet, SIS x-clear, LSE and the ECB were asked a question concerning the importance of ...

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Could there be a real rival to SWIFT?

04 February 2009  |  3698 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

Finding a SWIFT alternative always comes up in any discussion about messaging standards and the direction the finance industry is going. Most professional people in the know agree that SWIFT is a doub...

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Thomson Reuters Hub looks the business

03 February 2009  |  5389 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

Yesterday's announcement from Thomson Reuters about their partnerships with Cisco's Jabber XCP, IBM Lotus' Sametime and Microsoft's LCS/OCS can only be termed exciting. The hub connection solution is ...

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Avoiding a depression

02 February 2009  |  3165 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

It's not often that I find myself in agreement with Peter Mandelson the UK Government Secretary of State for Business, Enterprise and Regulatory Reform but this economic crisis is producing many stran...

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