26 September 2016

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Sara FeenanCapco - London

Blockchain in capital markets infrastructure: Now it the time for action

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From automation of KYC and AML to elimination of archaic and onerous processes, we are presented with the opportunity to reshape and redesign the entire market infrastructure. Today’s capital markets infrastructure is considered by most to be sub-optimal; some would go as far as to call it simply no longer fit for purpose. Regulatory pressures con...

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Robert SchneiderSWIFT - Frankfurt Am Main

Build it and they will come - Corporates agree

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As the annual SWIFT event Sibos, kicks off, it is very interesting to review the growth of the network, not just over the past year but back to 1999 when the network was opened up to the corporates sector. To set the scene, today over 5 billion messages pass across the SWIFT network a year and the network offers an impressive 99.999% availability...

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Nanda Kumar
Nanda KumarSunTec Business Solutions - Trivandrum

Sibos returns to Europe and here’s what to expect

23 September 2016  |  5130 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

Shorter days and longer nights are approaching fast. We may not be ready to let go of summer just yet, but the good news is there’s an exciting event season ahead of us - If your calendar is not set f...

Jane Tweddle
Jane TweddleSAP UK Limited - Feltham

How the Insurance Industry can Leverage the Potential of IoT

23 September 2016  |  4617 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

A recent report from TCS shows that the insurance industry is expected to spend $102.9million on IoT-related technology and solutions in 2018 alone, up from $77.7million in 2015. This huge growth in i...

Jane Tweddle
Jane TweddleSAP UK Limited - Feltham

Customer Insight Is the Financial Services Industry’s New Best Friend

23 September 2016  |  4083 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

Across all industries customer insight is becoming ever more important for generating new and innovative offerings as well as driving flexibility in existing products, to improve customer experience. ...

Christopher Jones
Christopher JonesPSE Consulting - London

Brexit: Further Clarity for Consumer Payments?

23 September 2016  |  5400 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

Although it has been three months since the UK population voted to leave the European Union, there is very little additional clarity on the impact that Brexit may have on consumer payments. Below we h...

Andy Brown
Andy BrownEquiniti International Payments - London

Better together: banks and fintechs join forces

23 September 2016  |  4958 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

In recent years, as the nascent growth of financial technology has started to bloom, there has been marked industry opposition between fintechs and banks. The emergence of fresh, lean start-ups using ...

Dan James
Dan JamesIHS Markit - New York

Self-shipping aluminum: the future of commodity markets

22 September 2016  |  2911 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

In 1958 an economist named Leonard Read wrote a famous essay named “I, Pencil” that so potently described the power and complexity of the modern economy that is it still widely evoked today. In the ...

TagsPost-trade & opsInnovation
Mark Aldred
Mark AldredAuriga - London

Technology can transform relationships between banks and their customers. For the better.

22 September 2016  |  3616 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

Does increasing use of technology need to mean that business and personal interactions will be increasingly anonymous and purely functional? I believe not, and that banks should be using technology a...

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Christian Voigt
Christian VoigtFidessa - London

The long and the short of it

22 September 2016  |  2371 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

MiFID II requires trading venues to store personally identifiable information (each potentially 50 characters long) relating to the traders, investment managers and clients of the orders they receive...

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