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The Hacker Who Stole Christmas: What Security Threats Should You Be Looking Out For This Holiday

Tis the season to be jolly, and with big retail events like Black Friday and Cyber Monday, the Christmas season is also becoming an increasingly online experience. This also means there are a host of ...

01 Dec 2015
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MiFIR: How ISINs Work: 1

Many people in the market seem to have a misunderstanding about what ISINs (International Securities Identification Numbers) are, how they work and what they can be used for. That misunderstanding ha...

01 Dec 2015
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Securing Mobile Payments with a DEFENSE IN DEPTH

Mobile payments is the next “big thing” for consumers. But how can we keep it from becoming so for hackers as well? As our “always on” culture moves from good old plastic and chip cards to mobile phon...

30 Nov 2015
Innovation in Financial Services
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Cyber-attack: are you combat ready?

Week by week there are stories of renewed cyber-attacks, such as the theft of customers’ personal details from TalkTalk. The simple and fundamental truth is that businesses and governments must get th...

27 Nov 2015
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The train on platform MiFID 2 is delayed by one year

Not surprising to see that it now looks odds-on that we’ll get a full one year delay on the implementation of MiFID 2. This will embarrass the politicians who don’t want to be seen as going soft on th...

25 Nov 2015
Neil Crammond


Recent court cases involving Navinder Sarao and Mike Corscia - along with Barclays $150 million spoofing fine - are very clear examples of a system refusing to react to manipulations even when they ha...

24 Nov 2015
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Sprint or marathon? Find the platform performance that suits you

On your marks, get set … We’re all aware of the pressures: Banks need to provide regulators with consistent answers for each requirement or report. A unified view of risk and finance data is the only ...

24 Nov 2015
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The trials and tribulations of a Compliance Officer - need for a 'regulatory compliance framework

These days I hear from many people who work in the regulatory compliance world that they are very busy people, working very long hours, their time being consumed with a number of competing and complex...

23 Nov 2015
Ivy Schmerken

Swap Execution Facilities: What's Next?

The US ecosystem for swap execution facilities continues to evolve, but not as rapidly as regulators and lawmakers anticipated. Despite the shift to electronic trading, some observers question if swap...

19 Nov 2015
Luke Trigg

FinTech in the cloud: are Industry Utilities the new reality?

Industry utilities are fast becoming the new reality in the post financial crisis banking arena, with Know Your Client (KYC) and Collateral Management initiatives already in progress. The main driver...

17 Nov 2015
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How to get rid of ETL complexity and extract the real business value from your data

THE CHALLENGE Business users must delve deeply into the significance of data relevant to their business requirements, but typically traditional ETL approaches to EDM are not the most effective, since...

17 Nov 2015
Martin Ruda

The Future Cheque Clearing Model

The Future Cheque Clearing Model – a fraud management opportunity As the cheque industry gets down to work in building the Future Clearing Model (FCM) in time for the 2017 implementation, some conti...

13 Nov 2015