20 Oct 2017
There's been a vigorous debate recently about data in financial services and who it belongs to. At the Vendorcom conference last month it featured high on the list of concerns especially as more and more technologists are developing apps and services that specifically look at using data. I've long been bemused by the fact that the credit companies ...
27 Jun 2016
Despite all the rhetoric the referendum was a recommendation not a legal fact. The PM, cabinet and Parliament can ignore the result and vote to remain in the EU if they so wish. The likelihood that there will be a second referendum is non-existent because the referendum process is a consultative one not as I said before, a legal one, why would you ...
31 May 2016
Before I answer, let me ask you if you’ve noticed like me that the European Commission has gone very quiet about the referendum. Cameron has stepped up the rhetoric but is not putting anything new on the table just countering Brexit arguments and Osborne – has he gone on holiday? Brexit have toned back their more salacious arguments and the prom...
23 May 2016
Recent events in the international payments world have highlighted yet again the confusion over SWIFT’s responsibilities in the payments chain. SWIFT was created to send payments instructions from a sender and a receiver. Over the past 40 years that basic role of SWIFT has not changed. SWIFT’s major contribution to the payments world was the work ...
05 Jan 2016
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