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Four ways fintech can change the world for good

18 December 2015  |  5017 views  |  1 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

A whopping two billion people don't have access to any formal financial service. To put that in perspective, that’s twice the number of people who don’t have cell phones. Fintech represents a huge opportunity to level the playing field and help extend economic opportunity to all. Here are four ways that fintech can change the world for the better:...

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MiFIR: How ISINs Work: 7

17 December 2015  |  4082 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

Market participants are usually surprised to find that the governance of the ISIN system is not the responsibility of ISO (the International Organization for Standardization). As the Association of National Numbering Agencies (ANNA) is the Registration Authority for the ISIN standard (ISO 6166), it is ANNA that decides which organisation is allow...

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The top 3 predictions for crowdfinance in 2016

17 December 2015  |  1838 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

To nobody’s surprise the exciting predictions for the world of crowdfunding in 2015 were not entirely wrong. In fact, most of them were entirely right. So have an early Christmas present, wonderful fo...

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MiFIR: How ISINs Work: 6

14 December 2015  |  2800 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

By recommending that the European Commission should adopt Technical Standards that mandate the use of only ISINs for MiFIR regulatory reporting, ESMA has in practice reinforced the sole-supplier statu...

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MiFIR: How ISINs Work: 5

11 December 2015  |  2279 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

What happens if an ISIN issuer for a country hasn't issued or doesn't want to issue ISINs for some asset classes or instrument types? What if a country has no official ISIN issuer? That's where &quo...

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Millennials won’t be millennials forever, keep hold of the branch

10 December 2015  |  2675 views  |  1 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

Shaped by the economy, globalisation and social media; millennials are a generation that rely on peer influence to make important decisions. Making up 23% of the UK population, they are extremely valu...

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MiFIR: How ISINs Work: 4

09 December 2015  |  2091 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

Who can issue ISINs? You might think that any stock or derivatives or commodities exchange can issue ISINs for the instruments traded on their platforms - but they can't. ISO has nominated one Regis...

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07 December 2015  |  2507 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

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MiFIR: How ISINs Work: 3

06 December 2015  |  1837 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

It’s surprising how many people think that ISINs (International Securities Identification Numbers) are free. In practice, very little around ISO standards is free, other than the time and effort that...

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Debunking 4 Key Myths about Small Business Financing

05 December 2015  |  1490 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 1

Are you looking for a profitable funding option for your small business? Are you worried that your business won’t get funded because you don’t have a flawless credit history? Having a perfect credit...

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