19 September 2014

Risk & regulation

Christian VoigtFidessa - London

What I did not do

6 hours ago  |  411 views  |  1  |  Recommends 0

When I got into work this morning, I decided not to return a missed call, not to review a document, not to read a report, not to ask some colleagues for advice, not to fill in my timesheet for last month, not to think about further job training and, most importantly, not to join an internal weekly meeting which was covering a topic not relevant t...

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Wendell BrockOutside Investment Advisors - McKinney

Swiss Gold Opportunity

17 September 2014  |  687 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

One of the very few remaining proper democracies in the world will vote on bringing the Swiss Gold back to Switzerland on November 30. In order to have a national referendum on an issue in Switzerland, 100,000 supporting signatures are required. The ‘Swiss Gold Initiative’ already achieved this requirement in early 2013. Luzi Stamm, who is an ...

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Anne PlestedFidessa - London

El manana is here

16 September 2014  |  600 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

Last week I was in the beautiful city of Madrid, where besides analysing the impact of upcoming MiFID II regulation, I’ve been catching up on the Spanish Market Reforms. The upcoming changes, aka La ...

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Amit AgrawalAxiomSL Pte Ltd - Singapore

Local compliance in a global business

13 September 2014  |  1375 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

Financial Institutions (FI) follow different solutions to fulfil compliance requirements. We can divide this into following different models: 1. Option 1 : in-house, in-country This option is wil

TagsRisk & regulationSibosGroupFinancial Services Regulation
Kittredge CarswellCGI - Toronto

Collateral management in the new regulatory landscape

12 September 2014  |  1970 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

Global commodity trading has reached new peaks. New markets are emerging in Asia, Latin America and Africa, as countries in these regions and others increase their exports of commodities. The growth ...

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Danielle SheerinNixonMcInnes - Brighton

Why conduct risk means big culture change for banks

11 September 2014  |  2047 views  |  1  |  Recommends 0

Conduct risk is the latest buzzword in banking. Although there is no standard definition of conduct risk, it is now a regulatory requirement for UK financial services, and it broadly demands that orga...

TagsRisk & regulationRetail banking
Christian VoigtFidessa - London

True intentions

11 September 2014  |  995 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

With the advances made in automated trading in recent years, regulators are having to work pretty hard to catch up with the markets. ESMA currently has two documents out for consultation on the Mark...

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Myles DawsonAdyen - London

Europe Interchange rates reduction: can merchants benefit?

09 September 2014  |  2914 views  |  0  |  Recommends 1

In January 2015, the EU will introduce a cap on card Interchange fees for Visa cross border acquiring on domestic transactions (known as the Cross Border Domestic Interchange Programme, or CBDIP). ...

TagsPaymentsRisk & regulation
M. Arthur GillisComputer Based Solutions, Inc. - Atlanta

Lending, Still a Seat-Of-The-Pants Business

08 September 2014  |  1650 views  |  0  |  Recommends 1

Like Oracle's Relational Database Management System, I put three somewhat disparate data exhibits together from Automation in Banking - 2014, and produced a fourth exhibit. I'm not selling anything...

TagsRisk & regulationInnovation
Christian VoigtFidessa - London

Wanted: Home for OTC trading

04 September 2014  |  1339 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

With MiFID II’s stated aim to push OTC trading (where appropriate) onto regulated platforms European market structure is undergoing considerable upheaval. As the first round of Level 2 consultation ha...

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