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Carlo R.W. De MeijerMIFSA - Maarrssen

IBM: International Blockchain Model of the future?

29 September 2017  |  18577 views  |  1 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

According to a recent Juniper Research study “Blockchain Enterprise Survey”, IBM is seen as the number one provider of blockchain to business, well ahead of its competitors. These results are based on a survey of 400 business users from organisations actively considering, or in the process of deploying blockchain technology. Of the surveyed 43% r...

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Jeffrey AndersonFidessa - Chicago

A position of responsibility

27 September 2017  |  3142 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

As the MiFID II implementation date draws closer, implications for US firms continue to emerge. One area raising questions in the listed derivatives space is around position reporting and commodity position limits. Under MiFID II, EU investment firms are required to submit position reports to the regulators. Position limits under MiFID II are appl...

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Darren Thomas
Darren ThomasIHS Markit - New York

Fighting the Paper Tiger: The Challenge with MiFID II Repapering

27 September 2017  |  3514 views  |  1 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

Getting re-papered under the terms of MiFID II will test the relationships between dealer and asset manager. All the terms of business, policies and procedures that banks and broker dealers have with ...

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Paul Miserez
Paul MiserezSWIFT - La Hulpe

Transformations in the payments and securities business

26 September 2017  |  4825 views  |  2 comments | recommendations Recommends 1

At the occasion of the 2017 Standards Forum to be held at Sibos in Toronto, Canada from 16 to 19 October, I interviewed a number of SWIFT standards experts about the content of this year's programme....

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Carlo R.W. De Meijer
Carlo R.W. De MeijerMIFSA - Maarrssen

Regulation of ICOs: the end or beginning of a healthy market?

17 September 2017  |  6846 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

One of the hottest – and also one of the most controversial – things in the crypto currency environment are so-called Initial Coin Offerings or ICOs. ICOs, which employ the use of crypto currencies,...

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Paul Mundy
Paul MundyTorstone Technology Ltd - London

Hurdling towards the finish line of MiFID II

04 September 2017  |  5782 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

The upcoming implementation of the second iteration of the Markets in Financial Instruments Directive (MiFID II) is without doubt one of the most talked-about topics in the finance industry this year....

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Carlo R.W. De Meijer
Carlo R.W. De MeijerMIFSA - Maarrssen

UBS and the Utility Settlement Coin

03 September 2017  |  11911 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

These are interesting times for blockchain and distributed ledger technology. My last blog of 23 August was about the Microsoft CoCo Platform (see: Microsoft CoCo Platform: blockchain game changer?) ...

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