30 March 2015

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Anne PlestedFidessa - London

ESMA stops short of a no-action letter

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Having taken several years to get through the review of MiFID, it was interesting to hear from ESMA chair Steven Maijoor last week that there is an appetite to “explore the mechanisms to address regulatory adjustments in a flexible and agile manner”. Neither national authorities nor ESMA have any tool like the ‘no-action letter’ employed in the US....

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Samee ZafarEdgar Dunn Company

Short-Circuit Banking

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The definition of short circuit: “to force termination of an ongoing process before its natural conclusion by bypassing one or more intermediary steps” (Source: Wiktionary). Established industries operate on a set of generally accepted principles or rules. To be part of an industry, a business has to abide by these rules. These rules are good for b...

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Akshay KetkariBe - london

Are the Millennial Generation a New Population Group in the Unbanked?

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In the digital world, the advent of social media, mobile including the smartphone takeover means that a population traditionally deemed too young to take financially independent decisions are in fact ...

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Akshay KetkariBe - london

33 percent of millennials don’t think they need a bank

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According to the Future of Finance report by Goldman Sachs, 33% of millennials do not think they will need a bank in the next five years[1]. In fact, according to the Millennial Disruption Index, 73% ...

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Abhishek ChatterjeeWIPRO Technologies - London

Adobe Digital Marketing Summit 2015 - Transitioning into Internet of Experience

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Recently concluded Adobe Digital Marketing Summit in Salt lake city was clear indication of how Adobe is aligning its marketing offering for the future. In today's world, marketing does not end after ...

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Bo HaraldZEF and Real Time Economy Program - Esbo

Step by step to a Real Time Economy

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Never has there been more opportunities to build new ecosystems and infrastructures - and interconnect them. A very interesting aspect in this work is to see how one new or improved ecosystem is actin...

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Robert SicilianoIDTheftSecurity.com - Boston

Sheriff’s office offers Home Security Tips

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Here’s good advice from a sheriff’s office about how to protect your house. Burglars and home invaders don’t give a flying hoot if you keep thinking, “It can’t happen to me and this is a safe neighbor...

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Neil GraySWIFT - London

Let's start with the failures shall we?

27 March 2015  |  1032 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

Now there’s a downer of an opening question if ever there was one to an IT sales person. All fresh faced, enthused by all the great news he had to impart and more than a dozen reasons why his company...

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Anthony PickupTickVantage Ltd - Manchester

Ubiquitous Authentication a decades old problem for the NOW generation.

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In the 1960’s the user name and password system for accessing computer systems was first deployed. In mid 1970’s the ATM card and PIN was first deployed and this evolved into the now ubiquitous ATM ca...

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Christian VoigtFidessa - London

Left in the dark

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Currently, it doesn’t really matter whether dark trades are executed under the reference price waiver (RP), large in scale waiver (LIS) or a negotiated trade waiver (NT). However, under MiFID II, the ...

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