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Alan JenkinsJenkins UK Limited - London

So it's all over

13 October 2006  |  7062 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

3am London time, and the final whistle has been blown in Sydney as the Exhibition closed here at noon on Friday. What of the week ? Swift goes from strength to strength, interesting that the big growth of message volumes is still in Securities. So why the emphasis on Payments (Sepa, Target 2) and Corporates this year ? I suppose that is still t...

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Closing Remarks

12 October 2006  |  1679 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

Interesting discussion with our Asian colleagues. It is evident that the nature of these markets will require a different approach. Harmonisation is not practical, but some degree of integration and therefore standardisation would be welcomed. Of perhaps even greater interest in the short term is a need for much more information sharing on the imp...

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Learning together

12 October 2006  |  1359 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

Another day - another breakfast meeting after a late night. They definitely get harder and I shall be glad of the lie in tomorrow. I have gained the feeling that many people are feelinga little more ...

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Collaboration vs Competition

11 October 2006  |  1491 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

Jet lag has finally receded. And I did make the boat trip last night - most enjoyable, with good company, lively discusssion and just the right amount of liquid refreshment. Work began again with a b...

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10 October 2006  |  1466 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

Jet lag has started to kick in! Or perhaps its the number of SEPA sessions I have attend today where the same problems are being reiterated. The encouraging signs are that at least some banks have st...

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Are you ready

09 October 2006  |  1275 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

It's the end of the first day. The key message I have heard throughout the day has been around raising our ambitions and transforming the industry. Heady stuff. But the real question is are we really...

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Ashley DowsonThe SEPA Consultancy Ltd

Who has a full SEPA Plan

09 October 2006  |  3131 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

Interesting to note LogicaCMG's survey about planning and readiness for SEPA. Can't help wondering which banks have full SEPA migration plans in place - some 30% claim to have such advanced thinking. ...

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Opening Remarks

09 October 2006  |  1258 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

At lsst I have found an opportunity to record some of my views of this year's SIBOS. The journey was longer than usual, but gave chance to catch up on the reading and think about what to expect from t...

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