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Former US Securities and Exchange Commission chairman Arthur Levitt is taking on advisory roles at bitcoin firms BitPay and Vaurum. He enters the cryptocurrency industry as it digests rulings from regulators that could see many companies classed as money transmitters.

European Union antitrust regulators have asked banks to hand over the Facebook messages of foreign exchange traders, according to Bloomberg.

Open source risk management outfit OpenGamma has named Mark Beeston as its new chairman and appointed Cristobal Conde to its board of directors as it leans on heavyweight industry support to move the company forward.

Office supply retailer Staples has become the latest firm to reveal that it is investigating a possible data breach that could leave customer payment card details at risk.

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DTCC to oversee US market shift to T+2

16 October 2014  |  0

Within a week of European markets moving to a T+2 settlement cycle, the DTCC in the US has formed a steering committee and working group to oversee a similar shift for trades in equities, corporate and municipal bonds, and unit investment trusts (UITs).

Accenture's Fintech Innovation Lab is landing in Ireland, with banking and tech giants throwing their weight behind the Dublin-based accelerator programme.

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