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Green confirmations get closer!

30 April 2008  |  4485 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

The announcement that OMGEO is leading the way to finally eliminate paper confirmations as a regulatory requirement can only be welcomed by all in the securities industry. The explosion of electronic trading and the fact that nearly all investors either private or corporate have access to the web, must make this ridiculous rule outdated, being lef...

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Clearing and Settlement shows the way

16 April 2008  |  3989 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

It looks like Clearing and Settlement in the Euro zone is finally moving towards consolidation after decades of trying. How much of this is directly due to MiFID is doubtful as many plans for consolidation had already been made but it's fair to say that there has probably been some acceleration because of the directive. It was always thought that...

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The unintended consequences of MiFID

15 April 2008  |  3316 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 1

The news that BATS is opening in London can only be bad news for the London Stock Exchange as the post MiFID new order begins to bite. However, with the number of new trading venues already hitting th...

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Gary Wright
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Is MiFID good for investors?

08 April 2008  |  2791 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

MiFID was implemented over 6 months ago and it's worth looking at its first impacts and questioning if the investors are actually better off than a year ago? The obvious change that is probably the se...

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Gary Wright
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Is the LSE and the Deutsche Borse Merger back on?

03 April 2008  |  3014 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

The news that the Deutsche Börse is moving Clearstream into a proposed new European consortium of clearing and settlement could be the trigger that reignites the possibility of a merger/take over betw...

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