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John CantMPI Europe Ltd - London

Cheque mate?

05 December 2007  |  3562 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

The humble cheque seems to have some very keen supporters as Ian Benn's blog demonstrates, so I thought it was worth sharing some material extracted from the most recent MPIE Financial Sector Bulletin (to receive a full copy of this bulletin each month just send an email containing the word subscribe to contact at mpi-europe.com) Over the last 10...

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John CantMPI Europe Ltd - London

The MiFID is dead, long live the ... ELF?

30 November 2007  |  4260 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

Okay, so you are probably reading this blog because of the title, so I had best explain what it is all about. In the olden days - so I understand - when the UK Monarch died, a courtier used to announce the "King is dead, long live the King". Presumably this was both to signal the passing of an era, as well as to express continuity of the...

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John CantMPI Europe Ltd - London

First MiFID Market impact?

22 November 2007  |  4500 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

The FT has reported that the UK's only residential property stock exchange, the Property Investment Market, has been forced to suspend its business after failing to meet new MiFID regulations. They ...

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John Cant
John CantMPI Europe Ltd - London

Avoiding a MiFID Hangover

07 November 2007  |  2824 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
John Cant
John CantMPI Europe Ltd - London

We understand there is still some confusion ...

31 October 2007  |  3511 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...

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John Cant
John CantMPI Europe Ltd - London

First test for MiFID ...

28 October 2007  |  3866 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

As I write this blog, teams across the UK are putting their final MiFID changes into systems ready for M-Day this week. Although MiFID is a Europe wide regulation - I say across the UK deliberately. W...

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John Cant
John CantMPI Europe Ltd - London

MiFID - gunpowder, treason and plot

02 August 2007  |  2447 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

The FSA have proposed this week that the cutover date for MiFID transaction reporting should move from 1st November to 5th November (i.e. to a more conventional Monday go live date) giving more time o...

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John Cant
John CantMPI Europe Ltd - London

MiFID level playing field - not yet

02 July 2007  |  2784 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

In which activity are Romania, Ireland and the UK current leaders in Europe, and Italy and Spain are bottom of the league? If you have been following the financial press coverage, you will not doubt h...

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John Cant
John CantMPI Europe Ltd - London

Faster Payments implementation pressures grow

24 June 2007  |  4850 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

The initial target of the UK Faster Payments scheme seemed a simple concept to deliver - eliminating float (the three days gap between funds leaving the payee's account and arriving in the recipents) ...

TagsPaymentsGroupUK Faster Payments
John Cant
John CantMPI Europe Ltd - London

Digital Alcohol

13 March 2007  |  2484 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 4

I am just back from an entertaining and informative session at SunLive07, with particular items of note including two MiFID experts (Bob Fuller of Equiduct and Nick Gibson of ABN) actually agreeing on...

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