08 December 2016

Post-trade & ops

Dan JamesIHS Markit - New York

Self-Financing Oil: Digitizing the Commodity Lifecycle

29 November 2016  |  2322 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

With the pace of technological change accelerating, we have to believe paradigm shifts are not only inevitable, but plentiful, even in complex, physical markets such as commodities. In those markets the challenge is literally physical – all the paper and manual tracking of supply. Fortunately, technological advances are digitizing key parts of t...

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Carlo R.W. De MeijerIndependent - Maarrssen

Could blockchain bring the EU Capital Market Union forward?

06 November 2016  |  6479 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

The European Commission recently launched an update report on the state of the Capital Markets Union (CMU) project. A comprehensive program of actions set out a year ago to put in place the building blocks for this CMU by 2019. Aim is to create deeper, and more integrated capital markets across the EU to lower costs and make the market more resil...

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Saurabha Sahu
Saurabha SahuMindtree - Bangalore

An Innovative Financial Platform for Banking: Single Window Finance

04 November 2016  |  2525 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

This document is intended towards Banks, Financial Regulatory Authority and the Information technology organizations, who are working towards the innovative solution providing for the financial ecosys...

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Patrick Thornton-Smith
Patrick Thornton-SmithDuco - London

The issue of migration

02 November 2016  |  2770 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

Blockchain is never far from our thoughts it seems, with the recent flurry of articles now focusing more on the ‘when’ rather than the ‘what’. Opinion appears to be polarised, with some commentators...

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Cyrus Daftary
Cyrus DaftaryIHS Markit - Boston

871m: Buyside firms banking on brokers to do the heavy lifting? Think again...

27 October 2016  |  7596 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

Generally speaking, the buy side has not been as attuned to the 871(m) implications because it may not be directly in the chain of withholding from an operational standpoint. The good news for the buy...

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Brian Collings
Brian CollingsTorstone Technology Ltd - London

Good technology today needs to be good technology tomorrow: how brokers are approaching their techno

10 October 2016  |  3403 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

We are still seeing the impact of the post financial crisis regulatory changes taking effect and some very significant parts of it such as MiFID II have not even been implemented as yet. However, we ...

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Sylvia Shepperson
Sylvia SheppersonGFT - London

Model Risk Governance - the risk at the heart of finance

29 September 2016  |  6214 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

Financial institutions continue to face increasing pressure in a highly regulated landscape, including an ever-increasing and regular requirement for model validation in the context of ECB requirement...

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

Should SWIFT be afraid of blockchain technology?

28 September 2016  |  9033 views  |  3 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

Recently there were some interesting announcements on blockchain and the payments industry that triggered me to write this blog. Especially now that SWIFT’s SIBOS event takes place in Geneva. First, S...

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Patrick Thornton-Smith
Patrick Thornton-SmithDuco - London

Doing more with less: a problem or an opportunity?

28 September 2016  |  6858 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

With increasing regularity, I’m hearing more and more banks saying that they are faced with having to do more with less - almost a mantra for our times. The facts that support this are obvious. The ...

TagsPost-trade & opsWholesale banking
Keith Bear
Keith BearIBM Financial Markets - London

We Need Consensus on the Best Approach to Consensus

27 September 2016  |  2620 views  |  1 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

As has been noted elsewhere, the Hyperledger project is experiencing spectacular adoption and growth as the combined benefits of a permission blockchain fabric grounded in open source and open governa...

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