Archive for: February, 2009
Gary Wright - BISS Research - London | 24/02/2009 | 1976 views
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...
Tags: Post-trade & ops
Gary Wright - BISS Research - London | 13/02/2009 | 2280 views | 1 comment
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 ...
Gary Wright - BISS Research - London | 12/02/2009 | 4163 views
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 and hazardous pregnancy as banks and other vested interests having been battling away to try and ensure their businesses are protected. The PSD we hav...
Tags: Cards, Online bankingGroup: EBAday
Gary Wright - BISS Research - London | 11/02/2009 | 2989 views | 1 comment
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 cost reduction or risk reduction? This question is obviously vitally important to the many financial institutions having to recover from the breakdown...
Tags: Post-trade & ops, Wholesale bankingGroup: MiFID
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Gary Wright - BISS Research - London | 04/02/2009 | 2592 views
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 double-edged sword with both good and bad points. On balance the good has outweighed the bad but the gap is narrowing.
SWIFT has had some outstanding ach...
Tags: Payments, Retail bankingGroup: SEPA and European Payments
03 Feb, 2009
Gary Wright - BISS Research - London 3921 views
Tags: Post-trade & ops, Wholesale bankingGroup: SEPA and European Payments
02 Feb, 2009
Gary Wright - BISS Research - London 2048 views
Tags: Online banking, PaymentsGroup: SEPA and European Payments