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The future of systems in financial services

29 July 2013  |  3216 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

As we all know software firms have sprung up like dandelions in summer. Every week, virtually, we are seeing new systems or enhanced systems, with a regular introduction of new firms, all offering a system or functionality that they hope will be unique and a big seller. Unfortunately the success gateway is very narrow and the vast majority of soft...

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Bell Tolls for Corporate Data via Twitter

23 May 2013  |  2144 views  |  1 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

The recent judgment in the USA that social media are acceptable channels to communicate corporate data to shareholders is a major breakthrough one that I hope the financial services industry embraces on mass. There is no denying that corporate data today is expensive in every single sense. The Corporate entity pays through the nose to create and ...

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08 February 2013  |  2660 views  |  1 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

I have just recieved a e-mail from LinkedIn to say that i am i the top 1% of most viewd profiles from their 200m users. Gutted! I thought i was more famous than that! Anyway it does demonstrate the ma...

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The future of FIX

29 November 2012  |  3757 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

FIX has become the major messaging protocol in global financial markets and has arguably been the single most influential technical development in financial markets in the last twenty years. To a larg...

Gary Wright
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Who wins Central Matching or local?

30 October 2012  |  4578 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 3

With settlement cycles shortening in Europe and in the USA, there is quite a debate going on in the market as to the best form of post-trade matching. Financial Services firms on both buy and sell-sid...

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Gary Wright
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Can you really test ethical behaviour?

24 October 2012  |  7947 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

I have never known ethics to be talked about so much as in the last year or two and we all know why. However, I was intrigued the other day when the Chartered Institute of Investment Services (CISI) (...

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Gary Wright
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Anti-money laundering - the final solution

15 August 2012  |  6049 views  |  1 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

Money laundering continues to be a scourge on financial services. Recent cases of some of biggest and most respected banks clearly demonstrate that as time goes by the risk of money laundering keeps i...

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Gary Wright
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Barclays Board turning a blind eye

05 July 2012  |  3092 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 2

There are many questions about the LIBOR scandal that in time will be answered, but crucial is the awareness or not of the Board at Barclays? It’s inconceivable to me that such practices went unnotice...

Gary Wright
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Does Germany have the courage to lead?

27 June 2012  |  2621 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

Time is dragging on and yet another round of summits passes by with political leaders still posturing, seemingly unable to agree policies or implement anything that will tackle the global economic pro...

Gary Wright
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A business case for investment in technology

15 June 2012  |  2576 views  |  1 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

There have been a number of reports published estimating the technology spend on I.T. in the next year. These reports are not unusual as they tend to appear either nearing year end or as a result of r...

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