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Financial Services Regulation

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Bob LyddonLyddon Consulting Services - Thames Ditton

Banco Popular Espanol: new EU bank supervisory system threatens to unravel

19 September 2017  |  4032 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

In June Banco Popular Espanol (“BPE”) was sold to Santander for €1, with Santander taking over all the assets and senior liabilities of BPE. Crucially BPE depositors with over €100,000 in their accounts were not bailed-in – they did not have the excess converted into “capital-like instruments” in the recovering/resolved bank. The holders of share ...

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Thomas HookPegasystems Inc. - Cambridge

Financial Crime Compliance Benefits of Blockchain and DLT

11 September 2017  |  7008 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

Blockchain & Distributed Ledger Technology? Digital currencies like Bitcoin and Ethereum are what most people think of when they hear “blockchain”, but alternative uses for blockchain and distributed ledger technology (DLT) have taken mainstage as of late. At this point, you might already be asking: What exactly is blockchain? What is Distri

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Saloni Ramakrishna
Saloni RamakrishnaOracle - Bangalore

AnaCredit - Is it One regulation or Many? A look at the impact of National variations.

31 August 2017  |  5876 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

It depends on who is answering that question. Really!! It is a single uniform regulation at the ECB (European Central Bank) level with clearly spelt our coverage. To ECB’s credit they have given compr...

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John Bertrand
John BertrandSAP - London

Open Banking: Know the rules to avoid a shipwreck

14 August 2017  |  5456 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

Twelfth Night starts with a shipwreck. Emma Rice’s production at The Globe was magical: Shakespeare would have applauded. Superb were Feste, the wise fool, and Malvolio, the whistling regulator. The...

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James Smith
James SmithDsruptiv - London

500 days of tumbleweed - why is the FCA ignoring small businesses?

31 July 2017  |  7784 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

It has now been 500 days since the consultation period closed on 18 March 2016 for FCA Discussion Paper DP15/7 "Our approach to SMEs as users of financial services." At present, the provisio...

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Robert Powell
Robert PowellIPC Systems - London

Countdown to MiFID II: face-to-face conversations, data retention and GDPR

27 July 2017  |  5292 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

As the deadline for the implementation MiFID II fast approaches, financial firms are under growing pressure to take steps to ensure they’re fully compliant. A common issue, however, is that many organ...

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John Bertrand
John BertrandSAP - London

Open Banking, the fuzzy period

30 June 2017  |  21860 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

Like Captain Ahab at the start of the voyage, the banks are in a similar fuzzy period. Banks know Open Banking is coming and the rules must be complied with but what should they do, if anything, beyon...

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Thomas Hook
Thomas HookPegasystems Inc. - Cambridge

Artificial Intelligence: The Next Step in Financial Crime Compliance Evolution

26 June 2017  |  11631 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

Financial Services compliance departments are constantly turning to technology to find efficiencies and satisfy increasingly tough regulatory examinations. It started with simple robotics, which can p...

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Anthony Pickup
Anthony PickupMYRECS LTD - Manchester

How PSD2 and GDPR may improve retail payments for all

16 June 2017  |  8316 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

How PSD2 and GDPR may improve retail payments for all? Following my time setting up a new community bank (credit union) on an out sourced banking platform to UK consumers I have been watching the deve...

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Neville Lacey
Neville LaceyOFX (formerly UKForex) - London

International payments and the need for a dedicated regulator

02 June 2017  |  10075 views  |  1 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

Most international payments providers exist as an alternative to high street banks. They provide their customers with a good deal, are transparent about their fees, deliver excellent customer service,...

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