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Ross McGillTConsult Ltd - Yateley

Corporate Actions Automation - a contradiction in terms?

29 November 2007  |  8111 views  |  1 comments | recommendations Recommends 1

I was quite intrigued back in October when I was walking around the exhibition halls at SIBOS in Boston to see how many software vendors on the corporate actions side were promoting their solutions for custodians, brokers and funds as STP. It seems to me we need to disconnect the marketing hype from the extremely fragmented reality of corporate a...

TagsPost-trade & opsWholesale bankingGroupSWIFT Matters
Paul PenroseFinextra - London

Tony Kirby dusts off his gardening tools

28 November 2007  |  4996 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

My moles tell me that STP stalwart Tony Kirby is getting his fingers green courtesy of a stint of gardening leave from Accenture. Tony's been around the block a few times, taking on roles at Swift, GSTPA, Bolero, Reuters, Deutsche Bourse, and SmartStream, before pitching up at Accenture as UK regional sales director and associate partner of data m...

TagsPost-trade & opsWholesale bankingGroupWhere are they now?
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Colin Day
Colin DaySunGard - London

One throat to choke

15 November 2007  |  3723 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 3

Isn't it better to have one throat to choke? The explosions of the personal computer saw two hardware and operating system vendor models emerge. The first was the IBM compatible or “PC” camp where har...

TagsPaymentsPost-trade & opsGroupTrends in Financial Services
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Successful Private Equity Exit on SmartStream

14 November 2007  |  5548 views  |  1 comments | recommendations Recommends 1

As you may have seen, SmartStream, a leader in trade reconciliation and STP solutions for financial institutions, was acquired by DIFC Investments. Due to various confidentiality agreements, I cannot...

TagsPost-trade & opsGroupPrivate Equity Investing in Financial Technology
Alan Goodrich
Alan GoodrichGoodrich analytiX Ltd - Harare

Will UK Banks Get the X-Factor? It's the Same Difference!

12 November 2007  |  5807 views  |  1 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

What is it that keeps the excruciatingly happy brother and sister act of Sean and Sarah, Same Difference, out of the bottom two each week? My theory is very simple – they have understood what their cu...

TagsPaymentsPost-trade & opsGroupSEPA and European Payments
John Cant
John CantMPI Europe Ltd - London

Avoiding a MiFID Hangover

07 November 2007  |  2890 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

So you survived MiFID Day, and indeed the first MiFID week; survived the incessant MiFID blogs and weeklong MiFID press coverage, History of MiFID, MiFID in numbers, and special features on MIFID from...

TagsTrade executionPost-trade & opsGroupMiFID
Alan Goodrich
Alan GoodrichGoodrich analytiX Ltd - Harare

The Distribution Dilemma

01 November 2007  |  3724 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

Hmmm... I wondered whether it was worth blogging about anything other than MiFID this week... but then decided that perhaps someone might want to read about something else..? Anyway, I finished my pr...

TagsPost-trade & opsSibosGroupTrends in Financial Services
Paul Penrose
Paul PenroseFinextra - London

The Finexpo chronicles

01 November 2007  |  4327 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

Registration has opened for Finexpo, Finextra’s sixth annual capital markets exhibition and conference, which takes place at The Brewery in London on Wednesday 30 January. Finexpo runs three simulta...

TagsPost-trade & opsWholesale bankingGroupFinexpo
John Cant
John CantMPI Europe Ltd - London

We understand there is still some confusion ...

31 October 2007  |  3592 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 1

I think this direct quote from one of the template MiFID letters being sent by clients to their brokers is a slight understatement! With only a few hours to go before the MiFID gun fires, a massive pa...

TagsTrade executionPost-trade & opsGroupMiFID
Alan Goodrich
Alan GoodrichGoodrich analytiX Ltd - Harare

How Fickle We Are With Funds

26 October 2007  |  4441 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 1

No, I’m not suggesting we are careless or eclectic with our money! Or, are we sometimes – in a way..? I was part of the packed audience in Room 210 at one of the opening sessions, on the Monday mornin...

TagsPost-trade & opsSibosGroupTrends in Financial Services
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