23 October 2014

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Government rounds on Bank of England following Chaps breakdown

21 October 2014  |  9907 views  |  5 News

The Bank of England is coming under intense political pressure to provide a more detailed explanation of the ten-hour breakdown in the operation of the UK's high value payments system, Chaps, on Monday.


Bank of England awards banknote printing contract to De La Rue

13 October 2014  |  1120 views  |  0 Company announcement

De La Rue is delighted to announce that it has today signed a new 10 year contract with the Bank of England to print its sterling banknotes at the Bank's facility in Debden, Essex.


Hong Kong signs for Swift RTGS backup system

18 September 2014  |  2817 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  |  6047 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  |  1110 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  |  3007 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  |  725 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  |  4779 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  |  1572 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  |  755 views  |  0 Company announcement

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

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