02 October 2014

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Hong Kong signs for Swift RTGS backup system

18 September 2014  |  2496 views  |  1 News

Hong Kong Interbank Clearing Limited (HKICL) has signed up to deploy Swift's new Market Infrastructure Resiliency Service (MIRS), which provides a backup to the territory's real time gross settlement (RTGS) system in the event of a catastrophic breakdown.


Bank of England takes a closer look at bitcoin potential

11 September 2014  |  5720 views  |  0 News

Digital currencies do not currently pose a material risk to monetary or financial stability in the United Kingdom, says the Bank of England, but the underlying technology does have the potential to transform the financial system more generally.


Nationwide selects AxiomSL for COREP reporting and XBRL submissions

10 September 2014  |  999 views  |  0 Company announcement

AxiomSL, a global provider of regulatory reporting and risk management solutions, was selected by Nationwide Building Society to deliver Bank of England (BOE), Prudential Regulation Authority (PRA), and Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) reporting requirements.


De La Rue named preferred bidder for BofE plastic banknote contract

08 September 2014  |  2909 views  |  0 News

As it prepares to move to plastic banknotes, the Bank of England has named De La Rue as the preferred bidder for a 10-year printing contract.


LCH.Clearnet receives Emir authorisation

12 June 2014  |  714 views  |  0 Company announcement

LCH.Clearnet Ltd, LCH.Clearnet Group's UK-based central counterparty (CCP), today announced that the Bank of England approved its application as a central counterparty under the European Market Infrastructure Regulation (EMIR).


BofE unveils cyber-security framework

10 June 2014  |  4652 views  |  0 News

The Bank of England has set out a new framework designed to test for cyber vulnerabilities at financial institutions.


Bank of England and People's bank of China to develop Renminbi clearing house in London

28 March 2014  |  1539 views  |  0 Company announcement

The Bank of England and the People's Bank of China (PBoC) have agreed to sign a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on renminbi (RMB) clearing and settlement in London.


Settlement risks and cyber risks fill up BofE's inbox

18 March 2014  |  738 views  |  0 Company announcement

The Bank of England's supervision of financial market infrastructures - Annual Report is published today.


Bank of England contracts with Innovia for polymer banknotes

14 March 2014  |  900 views  |  0 Company announcement

Following the Bank's decision in 2013 to print the next £5 and £10 banknotes on polymer, the Bank is today announcing that it has entered into a contract with Innovia Security to supply the polymer material for the new-style £5 and £10 notes.


Swift ships high value backup system

10 March 2014  |  3133 views  |  1 News

Following a live launch at the Bank of England, financial messaging network Swift has released a new business continuity service for operators of national high value payments systems.

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