Archive for: February, 2008
Gary Wright - BISS Research - London | 26/02/2008 | 4024 views | 1 comment
As the financial markets veer reluctantly towards reconstruction (mainly because of political objectives) the major obstacle the industry has of "identity standards" looms like an ogre. The lack of standard industry identifiers at fund account client level has been a long standing problem. It has been debated for decades within all market...
Gary Wright - BISS Research - London | 20/02/2008 | 4029 views | 3 comments
The nationalisation of Northern Rock was inevitable after the Governments interference in the original crises. Interfering in the problems of Northern Rock at such an early stage, in the glare of publicity, with the market aware of the deteriorating situation, was always going to end at this inevitable conclusion. The Government maintains it had to...
Gary Wright - BISS Research - London | 18/02/2008 | 3758 views
As the SEPA fanfares of the 28th January disappear into the distance, it's worth analyzing how all this could have been handled so much better, to achieve the mutual objectives of the banks and most importantly their corporate customers. After EBA day (organised by Finextra and EBA), last year I undertook some research based from the Corporate ...
Tags: Payments, Retail bankingGroup: SEPA and European Payments
Gary Wright - BISS Research - London | 14/02/2008 | 2718 views
A few years back I started a series of conversations with the three leading Registrars in the UK about encouraging them to enter the data market. The idea was to consolidate all their data and put it into an electronic standard for distribution to the existing data chain under license. The result would have been dramatic; with data costs across the...
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Gary Wright - BISS Research - London | 11/02/2008 | 1760 views
(Apologies if you have already read the blog below under its previous title "Stamp Duty must go!")Now this might be a bit of a perennial at this time of year with the budget looming large, but it's about time there was a concerted effort by the City to get rid of this crazy thing called stamp tax for good!The Government always hides b...
08 Feb, 2008
Gary Wright - BISS Research - London 5630 views | 2 comments
Tags: Payments, Post-trade & ops
04 Feb, 2008
Gary Wright - BISS Research - London 2257 views | 1 comment
01 Feb, 2008
Gary Wright - BISS Research - London 2328 views
Tags: Dealing rooms, Risk & regulation